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THE BREMEN ENQUIRER THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1924. Here's a Man Who Will Make You Laugh Here Youa Mee u4 return izttqutrrr "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 lear In Advance. Entered at the post office at Bremen, Indiana, as second class mail matter. fume because of the sunshine that has lifted them out of the dirt of the earth. When it is dark and gloomy, even the birds seek their nests but when the sun is high,- and bright, they travel far, that they may scatter their happiness to the four winds of the earth. The sunshine has a. wonderful rebuilding, stimulating- and health-giving influence over the body. It penetrates into the sleepy, tired nerves, wakes them up, renews them, and gives hopes and courage to the entire body. Do not laugh at the Sun Worshippers. Learn of them. Sacrifice prices on these new suits, with two pairs of pants. Some wonderful values Look! Suits up to $20.00, with d1 4? AC two paits of pants . . :.:..': - :---r.yy-.-:-:.: , a I ? - V v u :: s; : . ,. or.-'-K'.-; : r-fvr-x 4. .T-?i i :. : . j -'r ; Ira irnml if i -rUri fiTti'Vlrf irj. uinii mi "mi like Justice, Mercy and Love afe not simple qualities to be catalogued and filed away for future reference. They are living, breathing- things part of the lifa of yesterday, and of today, and of tomorrow-. It is that part of life most worth preserving. Unless we translate the qualities of which we boast into actualities then our vaporings are as tinkling symbols meaningless before the world. IT'S UP TO YOU. You may be a big- man in the business world. Your properties may represent many good round, hard dollars. You may take an interest in politics to the extent of complaining about taxation, too much legislation, useless regulation of industry, etc., etc. You may send your boy to college and your daughter to a finishing school. You may be a ""succcessful" American business man. But do you take an interest in the government which protects your property? Or are you merely one of the kickers who complain about the "radicals?" Do you go to the polls and vote for men and measures you believe sound or do you instead, go out and play golf oh election day and let the fellow about whom you complain do all the, voting. Don't kick unless you are willing to do your duty as a citizen at the polls. No matter how "big'' you are your vote is worth no more than the pooi-est bum in town. The "bigger" you are, the more necessary it is for you to vote, teach your children to vote and your wife Suits up to $22.50, two pairs of pants v Suits up to $25.00, with two pairs of pants . . with "I 7 AC $19.75 to $35.00, some Oy '7C pairs of pants . PTC I 3 Suits up with 2 Special discounts on other higher grades of clothing, clud ing Styleplus and Hart Schaffner & Marx. M ILow M It WILL THRILL WITH HIS LECTURE irtl ;k r id 3& in- Son Captain Harris has had many exciting experiences during his explorations and travels. These scenes ar brought vividly before his audienc through his masterful powers aw a speaker. The Aborigines of Australia will actually live before jour very eyes as he describes them in their native haunts and customs. You will b amused, instructed, inspired and git en a broader outlook on life when you have heard Captain Harris la "Through JL'nknown Australia." "now 1 Ii ilr""1 - 1 s v. , . ' ' . , - ; if.' M v , - v i v. .-(. 'if, .t,' . I h " "i ! - ! - , 1 ' ' " i- . ' . , f - . j ..vife " r , s 'av.r.eJ INSANITY AND SUCH. Now that the gruesome horror cf i the crime has had its first run in the public craze, people all over the country are beginning; to look with more or less interest on the preparations being: made by the defense law yers in the case of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold. There will probably not be anything startlinerly new about the defense. Aside from the gruesome features of the crime and the social prominence of the boys' families, there would -be little to attract attention to the preliminary work of the defense. For there is nothing- new in the insanity business to be sprung; by the lawyers for the defense. It has, in fact become almost a matter of routine whenever counselors f-.r the defense of accused murderers find themselves confronted by a preponderance of evidence pointing: positively to guilt. It was a wise man, indeed, who once defined true knowledge as the abiity to know how little we know-. The high-sounding- phrases employed by "eminent alienists," who almost invariably testify in behalf of the si.;e which employs them, must be little less than revolting to those who realize that, after all, there is r,o pathology for insanity, and, as a matter of fact, no definition of the term. The Franks case, like nearly all ea-es which hinge upon the matter ci psychological juris prudence, may be !'.!' -d down tii thf ln-inpnph-sWfl r-esHon- wl,nt h-n-f TW I defendants in murder trials are of il unfortunates tut- :;u'u i v-l lilf lua who hurl themselves ,,-,v ' to the bar of iustice and declare, "Behold, I am Napoleon. 1 j; . 1 ii. i'ufs tt uim ft;;; u ioi ice accepieu i p standard conception of right and If this "v - " v-' be so, then all criminals u-e insane. We nui?t then assume that the mat-, ter of sanitv is relative and not ab- - , , . solute. Our insane propulation is ! t - j j j. i . tnen civiaed under two heaas, that j of tl;e genius, who may be called supernormal, and the degenerate, who may be called sub-normal. Fseudo-scienti-ts and ' parlor psychiatrists take a certain fiendish delight in declaring with the conviction of Sir Oracle that "all geniuses are insane" especially when they themselves are thoroughly convinced that the title thus defined is not applicable to them. The man in the insane asylum, it must be remembered, often peers through the bars of his padded cell and wonders why the individuals who placed him there are so insane. The theory which seems, to prevail is that the majority shall rule, because the majority is always right, History unfortunately ch alien ges,this dogma. Alienists may prattle about complexes, suppressed desires, or even denntia praecox in octogenarians; but tlvy sti'.l fail to define insanity. ire cs.- U :: ity angle 01 the Franks not comma iti'l as much c.'.i truo p.-vc -1 :-:i ervv.inal lawtvs not .irsx A IV cr I: .Y, f.r. pe tr.e vapor- rclitieal op- se the lifpii- i er er me--?; in this b, i i .ere-knmv 1 . of tiie . iy e ; of all (lav of r r po 1 1 u r i t y ? ' m to b-1 men who do not i fourth and Henry the Eighth. The cay is brushed aside as one of the milestone in our national journey at which we must halt because of its custom. Your blase New Yorker thinks of it as a bore the same old story. There must be the usual explosion, and the customary public addresses any one of which w ould answer year after year without change. Mothers fear for the safety of their young. Father often hard worked looks upon it as a day of the baseball game. Will the time come when men on this almost Eacred day will rededi-cate themselves to the service of In-depenelence; to a determination to play their part in the shaping of the destines cf America; to put steam behind the natural and God-given desire for Independence; that kinel of Independence which means freedom in politics, in religion, in life, with breadth of vision and a regard for the rights of others? Liberty, Independence and Freedom ; ! I I ; MOVING BY AIR. One of these days when people move from town to town, their furniture will be transported in airplanes. So predicts C. W. Warner of Boston, who is said to be the pioneer in cross-country motor truck transportation of household effects. "I am speaking carefully when I say the airplane will some day take over the distant transportation of home furnishings," Warner declares. "There is a limit to the capacity and speed of the motor truck. As people move faster, their belongings must move faster in their w ake. In years to come, a man will give his new address to the movers. Within 24 hours he should be able to walk in the new front door with his wife and children, and find everything as he left them yesterday 3000 miles away." Doubt it ? Well, it doesn't seem as improbable as present speed of moving from city to city, by trains and motor trucks, would have seemed to the former generations that moved slowly across the continent in covered wagons drawn by oxen or horses. It's unquestionably within human power to keep on developing the airplane until furniture could be moved through the air for hundreds of miles without great expense. But will it be worth while ? Are we really any better off, by reason of all tills speed and so-called efficiency? Wasn't life more worth living, back in the Covered Wagon days? Weren't people happier? And didn't they have more time and opportunity for the improvement of self which, after all, apparently is u ijic mici. 'uhjtoc .l which we're put on eartn . HOW TO LOWER TAXATION. Increased taxation following barometrically the rising cost of government is causing alarm in every state of the union. It is a peculiar fact that despite repeated warnings the people are still grasping at the shadow and missing entirely the struggle with the substance. The people of this community and hundreds of like communities will be better off if they take their eyes off of war. If we want to cut cut down the amount of money each man and woman actually pays out in taxation then the thing for us to do is to look right at home. There is not a township or a village in America where the expenditures could not be materially lessened without restricting in any way tthe improvements and advantages we enjoy. This arrangement is not written without a full appreciation of the men who serve. Every man who serves in an official capacity is deserving of praise rather than blame. At the same time the people must coiis.Kier local government from the j angle of the results rather t n ii-ova j tne -.jmiciO oi seryieo. rer.aercu eee bring otu local expenditure:: to i he v.-i. -h ;-.--; ih. t will bo th step in the ri.eht direction. wt irs' I HIGH SCHOOL VALUE. Many parents are doubtless debating whether they should send the boys and girls who completed the course in the district schools last to high schools this fall. One f.uestion they probably ask is: "Will it pay in dollars and cents?" Tire United States Department of Agriculture anel the various state agricultural colleges have made a number of investigations of the differences between the incomes of educated and uneducated farmers. All of these studies show that in the majority of cases the better trained fanners receive the better incomes. The results cited in the following studies are typical of these investigatons : The Department of Agriculture reports a survey of three representative areas in Indiana, Illinois and Iowa, which shows that tenant farmers with a high school education receive an average annual labor income of $526 a year more than the men with only a common school education. Cornell university has estimated that a high school education is wrorth as much to a farmer as ?6,000 worth of bonds bearing Ave per cent WILLIE MACK WILLIE MACK, one of the most popular entertainers on the Chautauqua circuits, will be with The Black and White Hale Chorus and Minstrels when that great musical organization comes to the local Assembly. He Is one of the end men In the minstrel show with which they will close their entertainment and he will have an active part in both programs, afternoon and evening. Last season he was with The Davles Opera Company having the principal comedy role in the opera "Olivette." In the winter season he played successful vaudeville engagements in the larger cities. He is one of the youngest comedians in the profession, being but slightly over 20 years of age. Mack has a smile that is infectious. You are almost sure to smile every time he has something to say for he has a wonderful sense of humor and knows how to express it. He has a delightful bass-baritone voice and his vocal numbers are always repeatedly encored. Bremen Chautauqua July 9-13 Completely Defined V 'Hi If -i' . 1 SJ.-v.-s "Papa, why do they call it hard coal?" "Because, Willie, it's not only hard In itself, but hard to get and harder still to pay for." Death, Where Is Thy Sting! C First Fly How would you wish to die? Second Fly Drown In a pitcher of molasses. Tin in The Candle" An Old French Family Law There was an old French peasant law called "The Pin in the Candle," interpreted by the English as "The Pwight to Be Heard." In the old days if a man and his wife disagreed, the official to whom an appeal was made put two pins in a lighted tallow- candle, New-s. The husband was allowed to talk until the flame burned down to his pin, and then he had to liste. while his wife talked until the f ame reached her pin. passed lo oblivion Ion a-' since etjua but its influence became a part spaces apart, says the Detroit cf the v family life of France, as the Delinatcr tells us. It is a tradition . particularly among the peasants when a family dispute arises and one member prolongs a scolding or complaint, for the rest of the family to say: "It is now7 mother's pin in the candle," or, "It is now father's pin in the candle." Community Service by Clothing Making Classes Children's garment making is taught in a very practical way at Hutchinson high school, Buffalo, N. Y. Clothing classes are sewing for charity organizations and children's homes. Materials are furnished by the institutions for which they work. In the second year remodeling- is taught. Old garments are cleaned and ripped up, good parts are salvaged, a little skillful piecing or mending is done, combinations are made and a "new" garment evolves. Acquiring skill and learning methods valuable to themselves, pupils of this sewing class are also performing a valuable service for the community. If you haven't read the want ads do it now. It pays. CAPTAIN KILROY HARRIS to vote. Don't leave somebody else to do your voting for you and then kick at results. 'Your" government will be just as good as you help make it, and no better. PLANTING TIME OF HONESTY. Not long ago Dr. Edgar J. Swift in-terrocated more than a hundred busi- and professional men as to the lawless acts of their boyhood. He oum lo iIulu l. VK V T to the test way of dealing witn sucn factions cf right and jusnce. ine unanimous opinion was that reason- ir.g proved the most effective means f vino- flu vouthfnl alone sa.g ,uor ai uue. i r i r 1 1 : , i. j ; i CSty in gOVtJxl"n it'll L itiRl m lumih ??, i we must start lurther cacK tnan we i navc Leen UL""-- "e """r in ear'v childhood a more complete ia cai i t-unanu u, i underapdincr of what actual honesty u"11 consi st In school, if a child fails to grasp the principle of an arithmetical problem, we drill until the principle is firmly embedded in the mind. In morals, we announce the principle but once and expect the standard to be reached instantly, and maintained. Until we implant a better standard of honesty in the w-alks of everyday life it is difficult to see how from the ranks of such loose morality we can recruit officials and business men likely to reach that standard of integrity which the country demands. A GOOD MAN LEAVES US. "When Mr. and Mrs. Lowenstine moved to South Bend last week the town lost one of its best business men and boosters. For more than twenty years Mr. Lowenstine has kept his store well up in the front rank of mercantile establishments in this section, and at the same time has Vi-vi a ros;dy and willing worker in everv project that had as its turn the .. welfare A f'v v. ;!' f the community, a-'-o. when the Com- r r, i . Ciuh st:iv? was c-: rtviod up cf t;ie .-. w a active, Mr. Le-vo-i-. of the men who could e-n to help in the work .;-,;.d:ior. In community Ling the united help of men of the town he was auaies ree:u the business always free with bis assistance. Of course he will remain a part of the business life of Bremen. But in his removal the town will be deprived of the active help of a goo i booster for Bremen. VALUE OF SUNSHINE. Wealth cannot buy it. Inventive genius cannot create it. And all that the well favored and exclusive of the earth have, cannot replace it and that is just God's pure sunshine- This is what sunshine does: It makes wealth possible. It gives to labor its life and hope. Without it there would be no food at all no light, no power, nor even life itself. All of the law materials in existence are possible only because of the sunshine. The deadly germs that destroy life keep out of the way of sunshine, for they cannot live under its life-giving force. The seeds planted in the ground, and the flowers that have leaped to life from the ground, open and sing forth their silent melodies and give forth their pure and spreading per- Collaborators Give Opinions on Own Play Disciple of Bossuet and Moliere, dramatic author and ' theo!ogian--a rare enough combination David Au-gustin Brueys, who died 200 years ago, November 26, 1723, collaborated long and consistently with his friend, Palaprat, says a translation from Le Petit E'arisien of Paris, France. Together they wrote many plays, some of then) failures, others successes, among which was a little masterpiece called "Grondeur," which Is still played. Speaking of this play, Brueys once remarked: "The first act is entirely mine. It Is excellent. The second has been marred by a few scenes by ralaprat. It is mediocre. The third Is w holly Pain prat's. It is very bad." Palaprat considered the play otherwise exactly otherwise. That is how collaboration was understood 200 years ago and how. without doubt, it is understood today. Kansas City Star. Fooled Again. There was silence, save for the scratching of pens and the soft footfall of a watchful examiner, for an examination was in progress. Suddenly the eye of the examiner caught a student who was studying his watch with more than usual Interest. "Mr. Smith," said the watcher, "I will have a look at your timepiece. If you please." Smith seemed worried, but he handed over the watch. The other opened It and saw pasted across the dial a tiny slip of paper bearing the laconic legend, "Fooled." Of course, Smith was allowed to resume his work, but the examiner kept his eye on him, and soon he thought fit to have another look at the watch. But this time he did not go for the face. lie opened the back instead. And there, sure enugh, he found a small folded paper. Examining it eagerly, he read: "Fooled airain!" Record Catch of Fish. The Lunenburg (Nova Scot'.a) fish-1 incr fleet l.-mdori a record catch of .112.- 075 quintr. Is of during the last ses! son. This is 10.025 quintals In excess of the 101. record. The estimated vnlu? is over ?2,0nO.OO The average cntcb a vessel was S.I 51 quintals. The Marian Belle Wolfe, with 5,000 quintals, was high liner. Almost, b--it Not Guita. A fond father discovered Ids young hopeful reading a dime novel. "Unhand me, villain." the detected boy cried, "or there will he bloodshed." "No," said the father grimly, tightening the hold on the boy's collar, "not bloodshed, woodshed." More Important. Blake Don't you think It a good Idea to rate all cars according to their horse power? Drake Not as good as rating all drivers according to their horse sense. Poison Gas Kilts Rats. Poison gas so deadly that one-tenth of 1 per cent of it In the atmosphere would be fatal, has been used successfully In clearing a ship f rats and vermin. Britain Gives Many Medals. Four hundred and fifty thousand British war medals are being distributed to Canadian soldiers. There Is also an authorized issue of 350,000 Victory medals. Rate of Soldiers' Pay. A private in the United States army receives $1 a day, while soldiers In the British army receive 00 cents ; In Japan, 0 cents; France, 5 cents, and Italy, 4 cents. . j WHEN a man has traveled thousands of miles in a little known land he generally has a thrlUing story to tell. When he has had adventure after adventure during his travels, his story bristles with excitement. Such a story is brought back by Captain Kilroy Harris from Australia where he spent many months iu travel afoot and on horseback. He will tell his story in his lecture on the second day of our Chautauqua. It will be il-ustrated with slides made from photograph-? taken by himself. A.T BREMEN CHAUTAUQUA TONIGHT ;t r t !-.' v"; THUURSDAY, JULY 10 Johnnie Walker and Jackie Sanders in "SHATTERED REPUTATIONS." A man's reputation is his most priceless possession. Acquired through the years it may be shattered in a day, and once destroyed it is gone forever. Extra added Comedy. FRI. & SAT., JULY 11-12 "THE HCOSIER SCHOOLMASTER." The mid-west classic by Edward Eggleston. One of the greatest melodramatic pictures ever filmed. A love story filled with romance and realism, the love of a boy and girl, the realism of Hoosier "days in early Indiana, Also Comedy. Among the 500 prominent people who lauded this great classic at the pre-view in Washington were Senator and Mrs. James E. Watson; Senator Samuel M. Ralston; Mrs. Winfield Smith, President of the League of Women Voters; Watkins Washington, Representative for the Indianapolis Star; also members of the Indiana Society. Regular Admission, 10c and 25c. SUNDAY, JULY 13 Charles Jones in "THE CIRCUS COWBOY." supported by Marian Nixon. A pleasing story of the West, including roping and expert riding ir. the circus arena. Also Comedy. Notice During the remainder of July this theatre will be closed Mondays. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. THURSDAY, JULY 18 Gloria Swanson in "BLUEBEARD'S EIGHTH WIFE." A Paramount picture considered by critics to be one of Gloria's best pictures. Also Comedy,

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