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The Bremen Enquirer from Bremen, Indiana · Page 4

Bremen, Indiana
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Thursday, June 19, 1924
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4 THE BREMEN ENQUIRER, THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 1924. F w Off ummer Sltr tHmuiut Enquirer "A Good Paper in a Good Town" Every Thursday by IDE ENQUIRER PUBLISHING CO. S. M. Gorrell, Owner James K. Gorrell, Publisher Subscription, $2 a tear In Advance. money, go to a reputable banker and get his advice. His advice usually is better than that even of a friend, who may, after all, know as little about it as you do yourself. If your payment takes the form of an insurance policy, think it over for a long time before you decide to part with it. And especially be wary of the fellow who claims to know all about doubling. 1 7 : l $s g ! Rare values for men and women in hot weather apparel of the better sort. Values like these will attract you. way for any definite public announcement, but the public spirit of the business men will put the thing through. Everybody acqainted with the facts knows that the factory is one of the desirable institutions of the town. The proprietors, Mr." Swansen and Mr. Stoller, are doing all in their power to keep the factory in Bremen. But it will require the loyal support of others to make the enlargement plan a possibility. There is no doubt now but that the factory will stay here and will employ more people than ever before.' But the incident shows us more clearly that we need a co-operative organization of business people, ready and willing at all times to sacrifice something of selfishness for the general and public good. sity. She knew his real character far better than any professor who came into contact with him an hour or so daily. Here is her story. Read it well, for it contains a sweeping indictment of a condition that curses many homes of today: "As a boy, he had a mania for killing and collecting birds for a little museum which he kept at his home. "The death of an animal never seemed to have any effect upon him, unless, perhaps, one of enjoyment. "He was always headstrong and he never did have any respect for his parents." You can find no substitute for a mother's care. No substitute exists for the discipline of a Christian home. No university can be expected to instill character into a youth who has lacked home training in his early years. Therein lies a condition that is responsible, in the opinion of social workers, for the large percentage of juvenile delinquency. Why boys and girls go wrong often finds an answer in the neglect of a socially-bent mother or the indifference of a dollar-pursuing father. Therein lies the real blame for the murder of Robert Franks. The slayers will probably be punished, but the real responsibility may never be legally fixed. Ladies' silk dressses, worth up to $15 for $7.95. A new line of ladies' silk sweaters, at $3.45, $3.95 and $5.95. Men's and young men's suits, 2 pairs of pants, real values at $25.00, for $16.95 Saturday. Men's and young men's suits in hard finished worsteds and cashmeres, 2 pairs of pants, very exceptional values at $19.75, 22.50 and $24.75. Mo ILoweEnsUiime ear Soim brown sugar and some other things and put the whole in a bean pot. Bake them in a slow oven she used to bake them in the old brick oven with its slowing heat that lasted for many hours. When they come out they are like jelly. The substance is as red as the cheek of a Baldwin. My wife has tried it, but it seems hardly as good as it used to be. All - Woo -AND- Wool and Silk Bathing Suits Smartly fashioned in accord with the latest fashion decree, these Bathing Suits offer those who enjoy the beaches ample choice from which to select one to please. Varied colors, several weights and weaves, at prices less than you would expect' in the quality shown. Entered at the post office at Bremen, Indiana, as second class mail marter. WHOSE FAULT IS IT? The Franks case in Chicago has led to many discussions as to where the fault lies in a system of civilization in which such a crime could be committed. One of the interesting phases of the argument is that which assigns to the lite of idle luxury the blame. Loeb and Loepold, it is argued, although confessed murderers are young men of fine family and extensive education. They probably never wanted for a single material thing of this life. As mere "spending money" they had more at their command each week than most men earn in the same length of time. They had everything, one is almost impelled to say; everything except one thing. That one thing was work. Brought up in the lap of luxury, there was never any necessity for their parents or nurse maids or teachers to impress on their young minds one of th first precepts of human existence the fact that labor is an absolute essential. v Without work to occupy their minds, they had some hobby or other to interest them. In this case the hobby happened to run along lines that led to murder for sake of gaining "experience."' A peculiar and almost unbelievable hobby, indeed; one that brings such intense sorrow where so much real good might have resulted from young men so highly intellectual. Their parents now promise that their wealth will not be used to save the sons from conviction . In the whole sordid mess, this is the brightest ray yet apparent. The temptation to use the family riches to keep the boys from the gallows is naturally a strong one and under our court system it could possibly be done, as was illustrated in the celebrated Thaw case of years ago. . We all want money, feeling that if we had a moderate fortune we would not abuse its privileges, but would conscientiously enjoy the ease it affords. But in our haste to satisfy that desire we are inclined to lose sight of the fact that the God-given privilege of toil is the balance wheel of the world. Another interesting angle is supplied by Rev. Simon Peter Lang, of Chicago, who said last week: "When an institution produces and highly honors graduates who turn cut as these two have turned out, something is obviously is wrong," the . Rev. Long declared in a bitter at tack upon the universities. "To me, the difficulty seems to be in high training of the intellect with out encouraging belief in the deity. This murder is the logical outcome of great intellects without belief." To flay the training which a uni versity gives a youth because it fails to give him a religious conception to guide his conduct in life is per haps a hasty conclusion. A university training is limited to four years of these youths lives. The university- does not profess to give religious training; such is given at both the Universities of Chicago and Michigan by various church bodies. In seeking to fix the responsibility for such a ghastly and exceptional crime as was committed bv the two sons of wealth, both heirs to millions, it would bo well to look deeper into life than the small perid of four year? A aii an does not commit murder be cause lie ha.- received a university education. Murder is not committed de liberately and with long planned details because of a radical change in an individual's life. Leopold and Loeb were both cultured. They were furnised with every luxury, every desire that whim might wish theirs. Society distinction had been handed to them. Keen minds were bestowed upon them as the heritages of a generation that had succeeded financially and socially by the power of the brain. A motive for the kidnaping and slaying of Robert Franks seemingly is absent. Nothing but the craving of adventure, the lure of the unknown, and curiosity to satisfy mental longing for new sensations were given by the youths as the reasons for their crime. Who, then, is responsible? More illuminating than any clue given to the police was the statement published in the press recently, under minor headlines, from the former coverness of Leopold. The governess had watched the boy years before lie graduated from high school and matriculated in a univer YOUR FLAG AND MINE! June 14th was National Flag Day. It seems peculiarly meet and right that a day should be set apart for the full significance of just what the Stars and Stripes mean to you and to me to be brought home to us with particular emphasis. In the feverish haste of this modern life we are all apt to accept with easy complacency the many unusual benefits that accrue to us as units of the most enlightened and the greatest nation in the world, of which the flag is the ever present symbol. While other nations are tottering and falling, while anarchy, unrest and despair are gripping the hearts and minds of the citizens of less fortunate countries, we of this grand United States are blessed beyond measure with gloi-ious freedom and untold and unlimited advantages and opportunities. To be a real American, each one of us must fully understand and appreciate his Government and his Flag. It is impossible for us to assume these duties of citzenship unless we ourselves are v permeated with the splendid traditions of the noble Flag that is ours. The honor and integrity of the United States are in the hands of its citizens. Recognizing this as we do, the season ought to mark for each of us a reconsecration to the highest motives of service to our great country. Then nothing can ever dim the glory of this proud flag of ours nor can it prevent our upward march to the attainment of the highest aspirations in national life and unity. RESPECT OF THE LAW. In addition to resolutions calling for a more intimate teaching of citizenship in the schools, adopted by the Illinois State Bar Association at its Terre Haute meeting with the Indiana Bar Association, suggestions were made for more dignified ceremonies when aliens are naturalized, general observance of Constitution week, inspirational addresses on holidays by members of the bar, and a readiness on the part of all lawyers to be "minute men of the Constitution, willing to defend it upon all occasions. All of these recommendations are good, observes the Indianapolis News, and the movement to link citizenship and ordinary school work more closely will do much to bring up the rising generation in the way it should go. It is proper enough for the lawyers to assail the citizen who is unworthy of citizenship, but would be equally pertinent to hear some denunciation of the lawyer who graduates Iris high calling. Respect for law and the orderly processes of the law can be brought about chiefly through the operation of the courts, and lawyers are officers of the courts Lawyers who resort to every technicality known to the profession, who twist testimony and trifle with the truth in an effort to free clients who obviously are guilty, have done nothing to win respect for the law. On the contrary they have fostered the belief that the law is on the side that has the most adroit attorney. Members of the bar can win respect for constituted authority by driving from their profession all those who are unwerthy. DON'T LOSE THEM. Once more Bremen's attention is called to the more and more apparent fact that the town must sooner or later have a commercial men's organization of some kind one which can be depended upon to function at times when it is needed for the welfare of the community. The Bremen Manufacturing Company, known to most people as "the overall factory," has came to the place where its business demands a much larger room than its present quarters. The factory will have to move into a bigger plant. And there is no plant available. At a meeting of representative business men Thursday evening the matter was discussed at length, and plans are now under way to take care of the difficulty. The owners of the business, with the moral support of the community and with the financial backing of public spirited business people, will soon undertake the erection of a factory building which will give them plenty of room for their present requirements and for a considerably increased capacity. Ways and means for the undertaking are not yet far enough under brown and aged with beauty. Baked peas are done exactly like baked beans, pork and all, baked in the pot and brown as berries though just .which berry is "brown" is difficult to say. There is another dish that my mother used to make. She used to take apples and peel, quarter and core them', put in a certain amount of kJ em it WEEKLY m ihe i i BREMEN, Golf Seems to Have Taken Hold in Japan Japan is perhaps one of the last places in which one would expect golf to become popular, yet within recent years the pastime has imade enormous strides. Formerly the leading players were members of the Anglo-American communities settled at Yokohama and Kobe, but Japanese golfers have now taken up the game so keenly that for some years past the holder of the championship of Japan has been a Japanese. The prince regent, who was married recently, is one of the most enthusiastic golfers in the country. The Japanese national costume does not lend itself to golf, and nearly all Japanese golfers wear the regulation "plus fours." In the , Japanese paper Golfdom, which is printed partly in Japanese and partly in English, the following story is told (in English): "Oh, sir, ye see, anybody can teach these laddies" (meaning the students of the university); "anybody can teach these laddies Latin and Greek; but gowf, ye see, sir, gowf requires a heid." One of the most noticeable differences in the Japanese game is the lack of bad language! Japanese contains no swear words; the worst term of abuse is "baka," which means "fool." But Japanese golfers, we are told, are rapidly making up for this deficiency by learning English. New Process Hastens Marketing of Oranges An orange may be inwardly ripe when outwardly green, and if allowed to yellow on the trees the marketing may be delayed four to six weeks and consequently a less favorable price may be obtained. This green condition gives the sat-suma orange grower more concern than others. Satsumas are traised in upper Florida, lower Alabama and lower Mississippi. Normally they are gathered about October 15, but they can be harvested earlier when artificial processes of coloring are used to get away from the persistent greenness of skin. The United States Department of Agriculture has worked out a process for coloring oranges without harming the fruit, says the Scientific American. The process consists of inclosing the oranges in airtight rooms and subjecting them to fumes of kerosene stoves or to gasoline engine exhaust. The fumes given off destroy the green chlorophyll, so that the yellow of the orange shows up. , It requires about four days to bring out the yellow of the oranges by this process. This is better than waiting four or six weeks for the fruit to ripen-on the trees, running the risk of frost or storm damage and facing the probability' of a lower market when the oranges are ultimately harvested. Detroit Police Equip Bandit Chasers With Radio Radio is now beginning to loom up as a real foe of the criminal. In many cities radio-equipped police departments are either being considered or have already been established. In Detroit three big touring cars have recently been equipped with radio receiving sets, which will enable these high-powered and speedy cars to maintain constant communication anywhere and at all times with police headquarters. It is planned eventually to have seven of these cars in service. In Philadelphia plans are under way for the installation of similar radio equipment, which will be used in conjunction with the searchlight system inaugurated by the famous General Butler. Upon the speed with which the description of the criminal can be placed in the hands of every policeman after the crime has been committed depends, largely, the probability of capture. This has time and again been demonstrated when men and women without previous criminal SALUTING THE FLAG. Noting the failure of people in Washington to salute the flag properly when it was borne past them in a memorial Day parade, a representative in congress from New York hastily introduced a bill to require civilians in the District of Columbia to salute the national emblem when it is properly carried in a public parade. The idea of correct observation is good, but it is not one of those things that can be obtained by law. It is rather a matter of education and conscience. During the war, when the etiquette of patriotism was a matter of general public interest, the flag was carried down the street between lines of uncovered men. But the war passed into history, and with it the fervent patriotism of war times. And a mere law will not restore the flag-saluting patriotism of war time. Few people make any visible sign of reverence for the flag unless they have been instructed in the proper formality, and it is only in recent years that children have been in some measure taught to salute a flag properly used in a parade. We wonder, for instance, how well the teachers of the state are provided with adequate instructions on flag etiquette for use among their pupils. We wonder further, how many of them are using what they have. A law would mean little to those who have not been instructed, or are not influenced by examples of courtesy which they see all about them. Genuine patriotism needs no law to compel respect for the flag. It comes from an inborn feeling of respect. Knowing the words to one or more verses of The Star Spangled Banner, and standing on the feet when it is played or sung, are other matters of etiquette along the same line that need more strict attention on the part of those charged with instructing the younger generation. It needs to be started at home, of course, and it needs to be followed up in every school he land. HOLD ON TO IT. The men who are to receive a cash bonus (some time in distant future) under the measure recently passed by Congress will soon find that '.'experts" are on their trail who will claim to know all about how to get the money and get it quick. The proper way to treat such fellows is to tell them, rather forcefully and perhaps with some emphasis of the gentler sort, to go to blazes. "Expert" advice at so much per advice will not be necessary. You can get this money yourself without interposition of any expert, who is, aftey all, only interested in getting his rake-off. The rest of our advice is for those who will receive not the cash bonus but the insurance policy. Experts will besiege you on this point as well. Pay no attenttion to them. If you get snarled up, it will be a lot better to go to the office of the veterans' bureau, brush aside the fellows hanging around the door and go to the desk and settle the matter yourself. That way you won't have to give any percentage to anybody. The "expert" is interested only in what he gets. Beware of him. You can also write your congressman, who will help you untangle any snarls that may develop. All beneficiaries sholld beware of the fellow who has discovered some way to make forty per cent on your money. Look out for the fellow, who is trying to sell you what he calls gilt-edged stock. He is playing you for a sucker. If you must invest vour experience and record have committed crimes and in spite of their lack of experience have actually managed to escape. Had the police been warned in time, the awkward efforts of these criminals would have quickly caused them to fall into the police net. This also applies to the class of criminals "known to the police." The usual anethod, which has been in use for many years and which undoubtedly will continue to be used in addition to the radio method, is that of telephoning descriptions and other information into Dolice headquarters. From there it is telephoned simultaneously to every police district in the city. Then as fast as the policemen on the beat "pulls in" or reports over the telephone he is given that description. In the case of stolen articles, slips are made out and distributed to pawn shops and junk dealers, who are warned to keep on the lookout for persons who might try to dispose of their loot at these places. Natui'ally, there is more or less delay in this system which it is hoped will be eliminated to a great extent by means of radio-equipped bandit-chasing cars and other receiving points. Flour From Alfalfa, Montana Man's Claim A westerner who is interested in the manufacture of breakfast foods some time ago made the startling announcement that he could make at least 75 various kinds of candy from alfalfa. It is also contended that an excellent grade of sirup can be made from that substance. The man mentioned is so enthusiastic with respect to his experiments with alfalfa that he is reported to be planning to establish a mill for the manufacture of alfalfa flour, which, he asserts, will be found to be superior to all other flours for baking. Hitherto, at his small mills in Montana, this man has been turning out a balanced ration for live stock from alfalfa . Biscuits and a variety of pastries may be made from the flour. It is highly probable, in the opinon of experts, that alfalfa may some day revolutionize the confectionery business. Certainly if alfalfa proves its worth as a candy material the acre age planted yearly will quickly in- j crease and prices may 'be demanded far above those now prevailing. Baked Peas Good, but Can't Supersede Beans I liked baked peas; we have them once a month, says Arthur Staples, in the Lewiston (Me.) Journal. They are not so good as baked beans that you can eat twenty times a mouth and have brand new four times a month in a bean pot all your own. We are not raising good baked-beans experts nowadays. They must use reasonably new beans old beans are not so good and they ought to be baked until they just about burst their titles with richness. I like to see them roll out so that they gleam in the candlelight like rubes on a string. They ought to swim about like bubbles in the golden fatness, and the pork ought to look like the covers of an old book, ruddy- Dietrich Co. INDIANA. THURSDAY, JUNE 19 "THE SAG EBR USHER" with an all star cast taken from one of Emerson Houirh's Famous Stories ALSO COMEDY. jnieaiF PROGRAM i FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 20-21 "THE HEADLESS HORSEMAN' taken from Washington Irvings great classic, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" with Will Rod-gers as the famous character of Ichabod Crane in his famous ride. ALSO COMEDY. SUNDAY, JUNE 22 "THE WOLF MAN" with John Gilbert in a story of the London upper classes and the Canadian lumber camp. ALSO COMEDY TUESDAY, JUNE 24 "LEATHERSTOCKING" Chapter 7. "Scarred Hands" a good out door feature. ALSO COMEDY. COMING SOON MICHAEL OTIALLORAN BY GENE STRATTON PORTER MAN FROM GLENGARY BY RALrH CONNOR HOOSIER SCHOOLMASTER BY EDWARD EGGLESON.

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