The Bremen Enquirer from Bremen, Indiana on June 26, 1924 · Page 4
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The Bremen Enquirer from Bremen, Indiana · Page 4

Bremen, Indiana
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Thursday, June 26, 1924
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THE BREMEN ENQUIRER- THURSDAY. JUNE 26, 1924. lUiu Srrmrtt mtquirrri 0 -fl 9 ? OS picking he was going to have in that land of frog's. The next thing the frogs knew the sharp bill of the stork was gobbling them up c-ne by one. They had secured a radical change from their old peaceful and safe government under a kind ruler. For evermore they were kept busy dodginjr the troubles they had brought upon themselves by unwarranted discontent. The moral is that pei-sons seldom know- when they are well off. The frog story runs closely parallel t4 ni- s ? M$XJ S. . j the latter could improve his methods by paying on account as he can. It is better, to pay 25 per cent at stated intervals than to hold up payment until enough money has accumulated to wipe out an account. Any merchant would prefer to receive payments by the week than to wait for five or six or seven weeks and then receive the same amount that would have been paid in weekly payments. It is a good thing for any man to learn that even if he can pay an account in full it is his duty not to wait, but to pay what he can; such payments get back into business, help the merchant who has given him credit, make it plain that he is keeping his eye on his account, and causes the opinion that he means to pay as quickly as he can. It ought to be the plan of every ,man who buys on credit to pay a certain part of his account at stated intervals; it is far better for everybody concerned for him to pay in this way than to wait until he has accumulated enough to pay the whole account. Zero in boasting is the claim of France that her budget is in better shape than any other on the continent. Unemployment never becomes so prevalent but that there are more people looking for trouble than for work. Straw hat time is Palm Beach and Mohair Suit time. Like straw hats, Palm Beach and Mohair suits let the air circulate. They let the body breathe. Like straw hats, too, Palm Beach and Mohair suits are the accented summer dress for men. Why should you swelter in hot, sticky and uncomfortable clothes when you can be well dressed and cool in a Palm Beach or a Mohair suit" and a straw hat ? You can find them in large variety at our store. "A Good Paper in a Good Town" Every Thursday by THE ENQUIRER PUBLISHING CO. S. M. Gorrell, Owner James K. Gorrell, Publisher Subscription, $2 a tear In Advance. Entered at the post office at Bremen, Indiana, as second class mail matter. BOTH PARTIES TAKE NOTICE. Our has witnessed a most j peculiar state of aSairs during the past year. Every newspaper and every private citizen has been crying for tax reduction, yet we have witnessed a congress which successfully prevented any reduction for a long period of time and which then passed a bill entirely different from one recommended by treasury experts. Instead of working for tax reduction, congress consumed the greater part of its time in passing or attempting to pass various measures which would increase national taxes. Congress seems to have worked on the theory of the ostrich in its blind effort to have its own way. Instead of listening to the demands of the people, it stuck its head in the sands of its own egotism and kicked its pet hobbies and political schemes down the throats of the American people. Few politicians in office have the ability to read the signs of the. times but to those who have such ability, the recent presidential primaries offer a valuable lesson. Some political leaders in Washington advocate ladieal change in government, and many new schemes and theories have been offered but what did the people answer when they cast their vote? The "ultra progressive" republican candidate who would have given the people anything they wished, in promises, was absolutely snowed un-der. The "ultra conservative" republican candidate of the type that the progressives class as reactionary tnd an enemy of the people, received an almost unanimous vote. If this primary election teaches anything, it shows that the senti- mont of the American people is for conservative and sound ideas of government and business. It should show both republicans and democrats alik-? that the men they put up for public office should be capable cf the voters with the i act tnuv i;.iv via give, ix i-iei .l-.i, , buy their supplies, are prepossessed in favor of a neat and clean looking town. They would be inclined to say that such a place looks like a live one, where people work in a systematic and efficient way, and they would be likely to feel that it would be a good trading center. The same thought applies to the growth of a town as a residence place. A neat and pretty town attracts, a disorderly one repels people. Folks who contemplate settling in some place to carry on business are no doubt somewhat governed by such considerations. They would dislike to locate in a slack looking town, as it would seem to lack prosperity and ambition. No one thing, perhaps, is as important in town building as the keeping up of neat, orderly appearances. It may mean the success or failure of the town. And it costs nothing but a little effort on the part of each of us. GOING TO THE CITY. Now that the high wage and "unlimited employment" bubble at South Bend, Gary and similar places has burst, and with considerable unem-ployment in Indianapolis, Chicago and like cities, it is time to take a calm survey of what "going to the city'" really menas to a young man or woman. A few become rich in the city precious few compared with the number who go. And when they do succeed, financially speaking, they win their fortunes at a price. Broken health, unstrung nerves, and an early eld age tell the story of keen, competitive strife. But the vast anajor-ity of young people who are lm-ed out of their home towns by the attractions of the big city simply join that great tide of humanity. They become known only to a few associates, swallowed up in the sea of people. Theirs is not a life to be envied. Many of them nright have been big toads in their own little puddles, if they had remained at home, but instead they have become little toads in the big puddle. It is a fact that most of our great merchants, lawyers, statesmen, authors, and many great doctors have achieved fame and fortune in small towns. There is a real reason for all this. Take two young men of ordinary ability. Joe decides to go into the merchandising business in his home town. George accepts a position in a department store of the big city. Now leap over an interval of twenty years, and you will likely find Joe with a store of his own, a knowledge M. ILowemstliirne Pietro, Famous Accordionist i Coming For Chautauqua OOi . Son Many Men Employed in Mapping British Coasts Few people realize the hardships and dangers undergone by a comparative handful of officers and men belonging 'to the royal navy who work year in and year out surveying coast lines and mapping the little-known depths of the ocean. The hydrographic department of the admiralty has eight sloops constantly employed in the task of keeping the seas charted, and 40 officers and 700 men are under the control of a rear admiral, says London Tit-Bits. The bed of the ocean and the outlines of rocky coasts are constantly changing, so that for the safety of shipping charts and maps have to be revised and brought up to date at frequent intervals. Cases have been known where whole, islands have either appeared or disappeared in the course of a few hours. Falcon island, near the Tongas, for instance, was first discovered and charted in 1S85, yet, althomm the mass of rock included clius rising fully IHO feet above the ocean level, it completely disappeared shortly afterward. In 180S a volcanic disturbance once more brought the island to the notice of the surveyors, but before the end of the year it had disappeared again. Small parties landing on wild stretches of coast are frequently nut with showers of stones or even bullets from suspicious inhabitants. Again, much of the work has to be carried out from small boats, which may be away from the parent ship for a week or mere at a time. An officer and half a dozen men, de-, tailed to work along a portion of the Chinese coast, encamped on a rock one night. Soon after daybreak a cruiser came along and began using this temporary refuge as a target for uunnery practicce. Several shells found their mark before the men were able to make it known that the rock was inhabited. tne PROGRAM A good western a sound, economical and business- j sionej officers of the U. S. Army de-like administration of public affairs taned to the camp bv the War De- 4 :. :f 4 .4 T " x - St ' .-"-1 ,lt :i . -i H - -, 11s 1 to the dissatisfaction and restlessness manuesiea in our un nauon iuua. We have among us those who would change radically our time-tested and well established system of government, which gives to the individual all possible freedom in thought, action and business, unhampered by restrictive interference with private activity. Our government was founded to offer protection to its people, not to compete with them in business nor to unnecessarily regulate their conduct. For nearly a century and a half we have prospered as no other nation on earth. But we have the dissatisfied frogs with us as of old they ai-e always croaking, they want a change; they would restrict or remove the rights which have heretofore been considered the dearest birthright of every American citizen. It would seem that the people of the country might read a lesson in the fable of the frogs. GOOD TRAINING FOR BOYS. A chance is offered to boys from all parts of th country to enjoy the finest kind of summer's outing at Camp Roosevelt, on Silver Lake, Indiana, for $10.00 a week. This camp, which is conducted under government supervision, as an auxiliary of the Chicago summer school system, affords boys from 10 to 16 opportunity to take part in either the R. O. T. C. (military), the summer school, or the Junior Camp Divisions. The program includes athletics of all kinds, swimming and surf-board riding, campcraft, morning hours devoted to lessor? for those who desire to earn credit for advanced standing in their home school in the fall, setting-up exercises, and entertainment programs. The younger boy, from 10 to 14, will be carefully supervised in the Junior Camp, while his older bi-other will learn how to stand upright and how to obey promptly the orders Civen bv otneers and non-com mis- partmer.t for this purpose. The summer school division inelud- es ce seventh and eighth grade and. mplete high school courses. Major F. L. Reals, U. S. A., who cupics the position of supei visor oc of nnvsiea i-ivci-- I --lit iv i -. t;ivv tviiiiini- in th? Chicaco nubile en oo is a -M 1- .own leader among workers lcader He is with bovs. He is at the head of Camp Roosevelt, and his long ex perience in boy education has made him an ideal head for such a big democratic institution. Major Beals . . . THE FARMING SITUATION. Though the situation of the fanners is far from ideal, the average condition of the American farmer has improved nearly 10 per cent during the past year. The revise! estimates of the Department of Agriculture show that 192: crops had a total value of about ten billions of dollars, an increase of more than a billion in one year. Total value of exports of principal agricultural products from United States for eight months ended Feb. 29, 1924, was $1 -IOS.oS.OOO, as compared with $1,233,716,000 for the same period during preceding year, an increase of 6 per cent. In a recent statement, the Department of Agriculture says: "The general agricultural outlook for 1924 indicates that farmers are undertaking a normal proehiction prouram. It is apparent, however, that agricultural production this year will still be attended by difficulties arising from high wages and other costs. "Domestic demand for agricultural products is at a high level. Foreign markets, on the whole, seem likely to maintain about the present level of demand." THE ORDERLY COUNTRY TOWN. The general appearance of a community is a factor in its business progress. If a town is kept in a disorderly manner, many people would be less likely to come there for trade. 7 would feel that the appearance of inefficiency might extend to the business anen of the community, and make the place less desirable as a trading center. But the people who travel around the country in automobiles so freely now, looking for good chances to tt'TlviOIlL to expand the 1 lur.ctior.s government ite activity. to vanous i ;: OF HEROIN. It! rv.ently lias v.ifacture of beer, t o ma be rioh.hitcd by Ar. can Medical association army heakn service, tne navy .i I- i ical authoi .ties, and many eminent i physicians individually have said that this drug has which cannot no therapeutic effects be obtained bv less I . . . PIETRO MORDELIA AND COMPANY 1 A 4 4 r j A V I 4 1 V - S-' i ' With Mordelia are M'ss Edna Pollay, soprano, and Miss Margaret Lybnrger, violiList and pianist. Both are well known as Chautauqua entertainers. Pietro and his company will give a program which includes operatic, patriotic, sacred and popular numbers aside from a great many novelties and specials. He never tires of responding to encores. Don't forget, on the second day. The afternoon and evening programs will be entirely different. If you miss either of the concerts you will be depriving yourself of a great deal of pleasure. -5 DAYS JULY 9 to 13 m I WEEKLY dan-rerous .means. That position is j Keeps m personal touch with each sharply challenged by physicians of j boy entrusted to his care, and is seme standbier. But it is now so i never too busy to go thoroughly in-widelv accepted that aeitation has! to "each individual's case. In estimating the expense of a vacation it is usually safe to add 50 per cent for the wife's clothes. Norman Peasant Girl Was Mother of a Kins: The long line of British sovereigns, and the present king himself, have owed their place in life, and their right of succession, to an illicit love for a peasant girl who pounded clothes upon a stone beside a Norman stream. The father of William of Normandy looked down from his castle window one day on a line of washers by the stream side. His fancy was fascinated by the peculiar grace and beauty of one of them, a young girl of humble parentage, and she became the mother of William the Conqueror. To this day the washtubs for the clothes of Normandy are just as they were before the Conquest the running streams, or little slab-lined pools at their edges. The women kneel on rows of stones laid just in the current of the stream, or around the pools. The washing is done by beating the clothes vigorously upon rocks. Hawaiian Gods Punish Desccrators of Temple The gods of ancient Hawaii again wreaked their vengeance i pon the whites who -made merry upon the site of a former heiau, or oldtime temple of worship .according to Hawaiian superstition, when the famous clubhouse of the Order of Elks on the beach at Waikiki was damaged by fire to the extent of $65,000. The flames, caused by defective wiring, were the last of a series of untoward events, including murder, that occurred at the site of the heiau, which nestles at the foot of Diamond Head, says a Honolulu correspondent of the New York World. According to Hawaiian medicine men only evil will come to those who desecrate the site of an ancient heiau. - The clubhouse was built many years ago by the late James B. Castle, a de-scenelant of the missionaries who came from New England to the islands in 1820, as a residence for his family. During the occupancy of the Castle family two Japanese were murdered in the grounds and attention was calleel at that time to the tradition of the heiau. Served Jeff Davis, Founded Negro Town The death of Isaiah Montgomery, body sei-vant of Jefferson Davis, breaks one more of the links that bind the Old South to the New. The town of Mound Bayou, Mississippi, mourns its most prominent citizen and its beloveel founder. Isaiah Montgomery was born in slavery in 1847. He was first owned by Joseph Davis, brother of Jefferson Davis, and later was turned over to Jefferson Davis, who had him trained and educated so that he was able to perform the duties of a personal servant and to act as a private secretary to the President of the Confederacy. In this capacity-he followed Davis through all the troubled days of the war between the States. A unique figure was history of Mississippi, years ago he founded Isaiah in the Twenty-five the town of Mound Bayou, in Bolivar County, the first experiment in the way of a town governed and owned entireFy by negroes and functioning without any intervention of the white race.. The success of this town, which now of all parts of the business, and the respect of the people of . his community. At the same time you will probably find George hol.ling a me,re "job." He has been in the same department for years, he knows about little but one part of the big "business. Nobody in the city except a very few personal friends knows that he exists. He has been under the direction of others so long that his initiative and independence have been destroyed. He is .merely a cog in the big machine. This is a common experience. Even most men who do achieve greatness in the city first acquired success in some small town. MENACING NATIONALISM. In commenting on the political tendencies of the times, the Cincin nati Enejuirer says: "No nation can make progress such as the United States is capable of making, by throttling the individ ualism of the people. Paternal ism, bureaucratic domination, has been the course of Europe, has been responsible for its devastating retrogressions, economically, socially and politically. "This nation achieved greatness and economic super-progress because it adhered to the principles and policies of the founders cf the republic, because it fought down and a-way from every attempt to have the policies of paternalism grafted upon our system. But today paternalism is entrenching itself in the pub lic service and is grown arrogant. Its hand is on our business; it demands oversight of our health and education, the moral guardianship of our private lives! Bureaucrats multi ply and fatten at the expense of the burdened taxpayer. Uncle Sam car ries a cane and a club. This is not well. Bureaucratic control means inevitable retrogression, the loss of all that the American people have won through adherence to and sup port of the simple funelamental po licies of the fathers, at whom it has become fashionable in these days to sneer." BILL PAYING. There are two kinds of "pay in full" men. One is the man who pays in full on the nail; the other is the man who puts off paying anything on account until he can pay in full. Everybody likes the former sort; but THE next morning after you have heard Pietro Mordelia and his company of musicians, you will be humming or whistling the melodies the remarkable Pietro brings out of his piano-accordion. You haVe heard of Pietro, for he is the famous accordion player who has played in practically every section of the land, and of whom it is said, "you may close your eyes, and when he plays you can easily imagine yourself listening to a fuil band of music." Pietro plays just the music you want him to play. He has that happy faculty of knowing what is good for hie audiences, and many hands will be weary from applauding him. BREMEN CHAUTAUQUA numbers about Go00 inhabitants, is offered as proof of an ability far above the average. Montgomery was a -member of tin 3 Mississippi Constitutional Convention in 1800 and "on several occasions he served in the State Legislature. He was, in fact, the last negro to represent his race in the legislature body, and he is still remembered for the stirring speech he made on the floor of the House, urging the support of a measure for an appropriation for the erection of a Confederate monument at Jackson, the State capital. In furtherance of this movement he contributed freely of his funds and urged others of his race to do likewise. "The sohlier of the South deserved this tribute," he said. "I know, for I was with him in those days of trouble." Many white men of the State saw in Isaiah Montgomery a fit leader to guide his people to higher ieleals and to better living. No stronger evidence of this respect can be cited than the funeral procession which followed him to his last resting place a procession in which white joined with black to bear floral offerings to his grave. Everybody reads Enquirer want ads j reached a strong point for the pas sr.sre of a law by congress forbidding the manufacture of heroin which, by inflating the ego and lessening tne human feeling of a man, will turn him in a few weeks into a veritable fiend who will draw a gun on an IKK; WHO i.anu in me a ui the least of his whims or desires. The fact is notorious that many times the amount needed for proper medical pi actice is now used every year. Congress should be given an opportunity to make a careful survey :' t'.e . : onlv hurts its addicts but in- s :-;, 'is of violent crimes an-rv.ahy, should r.ot be permitted to be'aeluied if. the medical piofes-.-5 on ran, without a loss of efficiency, n.-. v. ith it. That fact should i"-- determined at once. WILL THE STORK GET US? A story founded on La Fontaine's cla.-.ic fable tells about a nation of fi oirs. They were prospering, living peacefully am! having a rood time. But there were dissatisfied citizens in Frogland who wanted a change, not because conditions were bad but bemuse prepress seemed to call for something different. Prayers went up for a new ruler and suddenly one appeared in their midst in the form of a solid, substantial old stump with its protecting strength rising up above them. This did not do at all it was no great change such as they desired. Prayers were again sent to Heaven and behold, the frogs were sent another ruier in the shape of a stork. As he stooel in their midst his crafty eye surveyed the scene and he s-miled tovhimself as he saw what fine THURSDAY, JUNE 2G "THUXI)KR1.G HOOFS" a good race story. ALSO COMEDY and one reel of Smiles. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 27-28 "MICHAEL O'HALLOKAN" taken from one of Gene Stratton Porter's best books. The story of an orphan boy and a little cripple girl. ALSO COMEDY. SUNDAY, JUNE 29 ''YOU CAN'T FOOL YOUR WIFE" a Paramount picture with an all star cast. ALSO COMEDY. TUESDAY, JULY 1 "LEATHERSTOCKING STORIES" Episode 9. feature and COMEDY. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, JULY 2-3 "CAMERON OF THE ROYAL MOUNTED" taken from one of the best of Ralph Connor's stories, showing an entire squadron of Northwest Mounted Tolice. A picture of action an 1 heart interest. ALSO COMEDY.

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