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The Bremen Enquirer from Bremen, Indiana · Page 4

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Thursday, August 21, 1924
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THE BREMEN ENQUIRER. THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1924. FOUR support, at no matter how great a j YOUNG MEN'S AND BOYS' home folk to hear arguments, the j to "mystrioius" ukelele playing- and rulings of the chair, to note the at- j watching a strange light, astound-titude of delegations, to digest their led at the sounds of knockings, rap-trend of thought, when they have j pings and other bunk is almost in-anv, and to discover the fact when credible. The way to put an end ulir Srrmru tauimrrr "A Good Paper in a Good Town" Every Thursday by THE ENQUIRER PUBLISHING CO. S. M. GorrelT, Owner James K. GorrelL Publisher SCHOOL THES Just two more weeks until school begins and undoubtedly you will have something to buy in the way school wearing apparel. Note these bargains Our young men's suits, with two pairs of pants, are excellent values at prices from $16.50 up Suits, with one pair of pants, as low as $10.00 to this cheap swindle is to permit all claimants to spiritual mediumship to display their powers with the understanding that when their fraud is exposed they spend a few months cooling their enthusiasm in the county jail. AUTOMOBILE EXERCISE. Students of anthropology remark upon the change in the typical American figure', partirularly the men. The long established type was the lean, rangy Yankee, closely imitated by farmers in the Middle West, cowboys on the plains, and the tall citizens of the Pacific Slope states. Today we are shorter and further round. Why? No doubt it is partly due to an increasing immigration from the stockier races of southern and eastern Europe and our partial adoption of their more fattening diet. It is partly due to the general trend of prosperity through .all classes, making possible a larger use of rich foods. The automobile has played its lage share. Multitudes who used to walk, now drive. And there is nothing more fattening than automobile riding. Driving through the open air stimulates the appetite without having provided the exercise which normally justifies heavy eating. Fat is a menace to the health of a lai'ge section of our population. Ask any physician or health institute. For healthy men and women au-tomobie driving is no proper substitute for exercise. Their proper use of a car is as a convenience to get where they can play tennis or golf or swim or ride cr just walk many miles in the country. Our boys' short-pants suits, with two pairs of pants from $6.50 up A lot of servicable odd long pants, at $2.95 up We have everything you need for your school make-up, and you will save money by buying here. e L Sou M. LrOwe GERMANS ACCEN TERMS ON RUHR they have not. The betrayal of trust is no longer possible without discovery. There is a vast significance in the much advertised cry so recently heard through the air from coast to coast "Ala-bama casts twenty-four votes for Un-der-wood." Summed up, the radio spells the passing of the boss, because even his operations, though kept secret in committee rooms and in delegation headquarters, became too evident on the floor of the convention. The vote of the delegate is known in-stanter, and the telegram or telephone of protest can reach him almost immediately. The abolition of the secret convention will do as much to free the people front political abuse as did the secret ballot. The radio seems destined to give us more honesty in politics, a consummation devoutly to be wished. THRIFT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION. The recent session of the National Education Association at Washington emphasized the importance of thrift, teaching economy in school administration and introduction of universal saving systems. Arthur H. Chamberlain, chairman of the National Committee on Thrift Education, advocates courses of study on these lines in the school systems of our county. General introduction of school saving deposit systems, with millions of small depositors drawing interest, are to be introduced in the common schools and colleges. x Progressive banking houses are taking up this matter on practical lines to counteract the tendency of chidren learning to spend money before thej have acquired earning ability. The morality and stability of character, to say nothing about individual honesty and saving habit, of the child can be conserved by such systems for the welfare and prosperity of the individual, the family and of our countrv. WIXNIXG THE BARBERRY WAR. Observers who have traveled extensively over the spring wheat country of the Nortnwest states report little evidence of the black stem rust of grain which science has traced to common barberry as source and cause. It is easy to draw large conclusions front small premises but it seems fair to say that the comparative freedom of the wheat fields front black stem rust is a fruit of the militant fight carried on in the North Central states to uproot and destroy barberry bushes. Federal and state governments have aided in the extermination of this rust-breeding pest, but the main credit goes to the farmers who, convinced that the scientists were right, set themselves to the business of clearing their places of barberry. Tremendous ravages have been made on the wheat fields of the Northwest from year to year by rust. The loss in the last few years has been estimated at scores of millions of dollars. Rust reduces both yield and quality, thereby cutting two ways into the farmer's pocketbook. It looks today as if the fight on barberry was worth many times what it cost in time, muscular energy and money. Anything that contributes to the increasing of acre yields in farm crops is abundantly worth while; and more particularly so when quality of product is improved SPIRIT FAKIRS AT IT AGAIN. i sacrifice, its public school system. So there should be no thought of reduction in teachers' salaries, or .other retrenchment which would impair the efficiency . of our schools. Perhaps we should declare a holiday in the voting of bonds for public buildings, for road-building, and for other forms of internal improvements, but whatever course we may be forced to make among these lines, should not be permitted to interfere with the essential and indispensable work of the public school system of any community, which, when all is said and done, is that community's best investment. THE MODERN SUNDAY. The Sunday of today begins at the edge of dawn with a race to the country and the fishing places. It develops through the morning into a stream of automobiles, another stream of park-goers, a third stream of folk intent on going somewhere, except to church, by any means possible. By noon the golf courses are crowded. A few hours later the base ball players are entertaining the largest audiences of the week. It is net much of a movie theatre that hasn't a line of patrons waiting to get to the ticket window with such patience as they have. Quiet, rest, meditation, worship these have almost departed from our - Sunday". Henry Ford is setting an example for big business men in his method of treating violators of the prohibition law. The following notice is posted throughout his factory where it may be read by his seventy thousand employes: "Front now on it will it cst a man his job, without any excuse or appeal being' considered, to have the odors of beer, wine or liquor on his breath, or to have any of these intoxicants on his person or his home. The eighteenth amendment is a part of the fundamental law of this country. It was meant to be enforced. Politics have interfered with enforcement of this law, but, so far as our organization is concerned, it is going to be enforced to the letter." Pa. Man Heads G. A. ?.; to Meet at Grand Rapids Boston, Mass. Veterans of the Civil war, meeting here in the final business session of the fifty-eighth annual encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, elected &nd installed their national officers, chose Grand Rapids, Mich., as their next convention city, adopted resolutions, one of which calls for increase in pensions, and then officially concluded the convention. The commander in chief elected and Installed Is Dr. Louis F. Arensberg of Uniontown. Pa. Prince of Wales Begs to Be Left Alone on Visit London. "The greatest service the American press can do for the prince of Wales is to try to convince readers that he Is only an ordinary, tired young man who looked upon his trip to America In the light of a long-sought and much neded holiday." This statement was made at St. James palace by one of the heir's equerries, who had talked with the prince before he left for Paris for a five-day stay. Soviets Have Slain 8,110 Religious, Bishop Charges New York. A total of 8,110 ecclesiastics of the Russian Orthodox church have been executed in Russia under Soviet rule, in addition to the confiscation of church property, according to a statement of Bishop Nicholas of Kashln, Russia, who escaped from that country and is now in Berlin. The statement was given the press by the Itussian National society, 5 Columbus circle, of this city. Wives Who Keep Maiden Names Ge! Official Slap Washington. Married women who insist upon retaining their maiden mime? to assert their individuality or for any other reason get no official sympathy from Comptroller General McCarl. In a ruling Just handed to the Department of the Interior, the comptroller general holds that a married woman employed by the government must use the surname of her husband when she signs the payroll. Buyers of German Bonds Make 34,900 Pet Profit New York. Stories of fabulous profits from small investments were being, circulated here when buyers who paid $3 for a million marks of German war bonds cashed In at pro-vailing quotations of $1,750, a rise of $150 In the last week. The rise was ascribed to recent favorable reports jn the Dawes plan conference at London. Tosses Lighted Fuse in Box of Dynamite ; 2 Dead Inverness, Fla. A workman building the Crystal River road, near Red Level, playfully tossed a lighted dynamite fuse at a negro boy. It lit In a box of dynamite. Two workmen were killed and two others badly injured by the explosion. Subscription, $2 a Year In Advance. Entered at the post office at Bremen, Indiana, as second class mail matter. BIG SALARIES. One of the most powerful lures of the large city is the promise of big money. Many young people of Marshall county have been fascinated at times by tales of large salaries paid in the big cities. They have heard about fabulous incomes easily earned to work at nine oclock, through at .five, Saturday afternoons off, etc. No wonder they grow restless. Well, what is the truth? Some time ago we requested a former small town citizen, now head of a lage wholesale business in Chicago, to say something on the subject. Here it is: "Tell the young folks of your community that if they should come to Chicago or any other large city they MAY receive a larger income than they do now. BUT, they will buy less for it, and get less good out of it, and save less of it (if any.) Instead of finding themselves richer, they are quite likely to find themselves poorer than before. "For two i-r.tall rooms and a still smaller kitchen, they will pay from 7." tc $100 rent a month and it on't be much like home. They will ray front $15 to $:50 a month for garage rent, if they own a car. ''They will pay ?4 cents a dozen for egsr, 5 cents a pound for potatoes, S cents a pint for milk, 32 cents, a pound for pork chops. ''They will have to pay out money every time they want to go anywhere, or see anything, or do anything. Anybody who thinks that the city is one round of enjoyment is fooling himself. It is one round of paying cut money. "That is why you see men in the large cities earning $10,000 a year and living in small apartments. Others with good salaries don't own cars and don't have bank accounts. They clon't enjoy life cne-half as much as the man making from $1,500 to $2,-C00 a year in a community like yours. "Salaries, like everything else, are relative. Tell the young people of your town to consider, not the number cf dollars, but the amount of good their work will return to them. Tell them to remember old Cincin-natus who, when he got through bossing ancient Rome, Vent back to the farm." "BLIND" ROAD CORNERS. High weeds and brush at road intersections are recognizied menaces to highway travel. In this same class come tall growing crops in fence corners, especially at turns and carves. Particularly is this true of com, which now is of sufficient height as to in some cases obstruct the view of motorists. In its campaign designed to make highway traffic as near safe as possible, state road officials are calling on their maintenance forces to bear in mind the importance of cutting tall weeds and clearing away brush at such places where an open view of the road might be obstructed. Discussing the growing corn menace in fence corners, John D. Wil- liair.s, highway director, points out j that road a dangerous condition exists at intersections due to the tall corn panted cut to the fence. "We are hopin-.r," he said, "that from publicity given this subject in past' years,' and the accounts of accidents result::; r front such obstructed views, that we will have co-operation not only front our own forces but also the farmers in keeping highways and railroad intersections free and op'n. Many an accident will un co' ubtedly be prevented if this verv likelv tragedy a done, a: 1 averted," NO MORE SECRET CONVENTIONS Political reform has taken its greatest forward step through the operation of the radio. No longer can delegates to a convention return to their homes with some strange and wierd stories, to deceive the home folk regarding their actions and their votes. The check-up is too complete. Not only is the state in touch with its representatives in convention in bloc formation but the position assumed by each individual is discovered in every hamlet of the land by the polling of the vote. The Democractic convention in New York demonstrated the value of radio in this way more than once. The radio for the first time has enabled the entire country to sit in the convention. It has lifted the veil of secrecy. It has enabled the French Troops Evacuate German Towns in Baden Strasbourg. French troop have ivacuatod Otfenbourg and Appomveier. A.n oflicial annoinn enient said the evacuation of the : v IV:d-. :: towns was due to the recent resumption of International train service between Paris and Warsaw arid Paris nnd Prague, the suppression of which on the German section of the line caused the occupation as a penalty in February, Ma Was Particular Clerk Did your mother want loud or soft needles, sonny? Little Boy I guess she wants loud ones. Mom don't like the fumlly what Uvea above us. A Little Critical The Matinee Fan Ah, don't you adore the moon's soft, effulgent light? The Matinee Pet Cawn't say that I do, dar lady. It is too dim for a flood light and too diffuse for a spot. lr fp 'if & his release from a Free State prison. Michael Harnett, a Tipperary man, was the victim. Lie was shot by the troops as he was returning from the De Valera meeting, but other details of the killing are thus far unknown. Washington Deems New Parley on Arms Sure Washington. It is considered certain here now that President Coolidge will carry out his announced intention of calling another parley for the limitation of armaments, since he is convinced the successful conclusion of the London reparations conference means that the agreements reached there will assure the successful operation of the Dawes plan. Chicago Lawyer to Be Envoy to Japan Washington. The vacancy left by Cyrus E. Woods, former ambassador to Japan, will be filled by Edgar Addison Bancroft, prominent Chicago lawyer. Jr. Bancroft 13 at this time a member of the law firm of Scott, Bancroft, Martin & MacLelsh. lie Is a native of Illinois and a graduate of Knox college and the Columbia law school. Two Farmers Drown in Flood; Farms Under Water Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Two farmers, J. M. Schalley and De Claude Barrett of Bertram, eight miles east of here, were swept away and are reported to have been drowned In flood waters while searching for cattle. A cloudburst placed thousands of acres of farm land in this vicinity under several feet of water. Armored Cars to Guard' U. S. Mail From Robbers New York. In an effort to prevent railway mall robberies, the United States l ost Office department has contracted for the building cf 3,000 specially designed cars, armored so heavily and equipped with such protective devices as to defeat attacks by armed desperadoes. ' te - p mph II France Wins in Parley at London; to Stay in Ruhr Another Year. London. Germany accepted tha French terms for the evacuation rf the Ruhr through her delegates here after obtaining siight textual changes, it is understood. The French are to stay in the Ruhr another year. The day was one of excitement. In the course of the afternoon the German representatives received from Berlin a 7,000-word report of a special cabinet meeting. The message was in a special code in the possession of Chancellor Marx and was decoded by him. A visit of the Germans to Downing street followed early in the evening, and Marx and Stresseman conferred for more than uu hour with Prime Minister MaeDonald and Ambassador Kellogg. Was Disappointment. This last appeal proved something of a disappointment, as the Englishman and the American, It Is understood. Joined In representing to them the advantages of acceptance of the French proposal, trusting that late events would force a reconsideration of the evacuation date at a late time. The Germans tried to strike a bargain over the forthcoming loan, asking Ambassador Kellogg and Premier Mac-Donald to guarantee that It would be raised. The British and American statesmen replied, however, that they were powerless to do this, the matter being solely In the hands of the bankers, who, after arrangements have been made here, must decide whether or not the loan Is practicable, and safe. In addition to the forts and towns which Premier Oerriot said the Franco-Belgian forces were prepared to quit, he told Chancellor Marx that they would leave other places within a few months if the Germans fulfilled all their obligations. Asked Notes Be Added. General No'let. French, minister of war, sat at the conference between the French premier and Doctor Marx. The Germans asked that Dueseidorf, Duis-burg and Ruhrort be evacuated immediately, and that a promise be given that the decision covering these evacuations should be embodied in notes, which should be appended to the protocol, .j, The French insisted upon free Import into Germany from Alsace of cotton goods, wines and iron and steel products, and the Germans showed a willingness to agree to this. Coolidge Leaves for a 12-Day Vacation on Farm Washington. The entire time of President Coolidge's vacation will be spent In Vermont on the farm of his father. Col. John Coolidge of Plymouth. Mr. Coolidge, his wife and their son, John, left the capital Friday for a twelve-day period of rest In the northern state, lie will spend the greater part of his time helping his father put in crops, believing the physical labor will fit him for the arduous campaign upon which he will be engaged soon. One Slain as De Valera Takes Up Republic War Ennis, County Clare, Ireland. One man was killed by the military In a disturbance which followed Eamon de Valera's first public appearance before his "Irish republican" followers since GOOD TIMES AHEAD. The preliminary figures issued by the Bureau of Statistics of the Canadian Government . estimated the shortage of the Canadian wheat crop at about 150 million bushels. This report caused . the sharp raise of five cents, per bushel of American wheat, ' and added $245,000,000 to the market value of the Oklahoma product. Wren taken into consideration with the four cent raise in corn which, if the present prospect matures will add $220,000,000 value to the corn crop of Oklahoma, this is substantial cause for rejoicing in a good fortune that will be snared in a large measure by all. The present indications are that the increased prices are here to stay and may possibly improve. "HELL MARIA." Many people have the impression that General Dawes, republican candidate for vice-president, is a profane man and a user of profane language. One "cuss-word" phrase probably was the cause of saving the people of the United States millions of dollars. The phrase was to intimate friends and business associates of years' standing. General Dawes, republican candidate for vice-pesidency is not what one could call a profane man. The nickname "Hell Maria" resulted from the general's use of the expression when he appeared before a congressional investigating committee which was attempting to ascertain whether certain army expenditures had been strictly regular. Dawes, noticing that something out of the ordinary had to be done to avOU?e somn members of the enm- lot better government!" The news papers gave the statement to the public and the public sided with the general. "Hell Maria" he has been, then, ever since. SUPPORTS THE SCHOOLS. In all this welter of opinion and comment on economy in government it is well that we retain a healthy sense of values, That the tax burden is a heavy one in these critical and stressful days, goes without saying. But so long as we continue to pay golden tribute to automobile manufactures, to filling stations, to moving picture places, to ice cream parlors, to cigar stands, and to a host of other dealers in luxuries, there is but little sanity or good citizenship in any movement that looks toward a curtailment of school revenues. So long as this government is of the people, for the people and by the people, just so long must this government have and loyally dailies are wasting space and news- j an enormous waste of goveniment print to record the fantastic opera-j money was going on every day, a-tion of the woman "Margery," whose dopted heroic measures and blurted "psychic" powers are said to have j out; "Hell Maria, if you men would baffled the inquiry of trained invest- j spend more time trying to stem the isators. She maniuplates a window millions of waste going on under shade pole with phosphorescent ends ! your noses, instead of looking for so that the ends can be seen while ! flaws in the brilliant record of the the pole is not visible. The pole ; army, we would have a hell of a WEEKLY PROGRAM " ' " 1 1 1 1. 1 i 1 1 Thursday, August 21 "BEHOLD THIS WOMAN," a Vitagraph Special production. Also Larry Semon Comedy. Fri. and Sat, Aug. 22-23 TOM MIX in "HEART BUSTER " considered to be one of the best western pictures Tom ever made. This is his latest picture, making the fiftieth picture he has made for Wm. Fox. Also Comedy. Sunday, August 24 "THE BEDROOM WINDOW," a Paramount picture. Also Comedy. Thursday, August 28 "THE U. P. TRAIL," by Zane Grey. Another one of Gray's out-of-door pictures of the better class. Also Comedy. seemms. ly is passed throuirh sub-j stance. - " . . The actual manipulator is reported to be one "Chester," whose address is given as the other world. "Margery" is the medium of manifestation and the willing candidate for the purse of $2,500 offered to any one who can produce convincing proof of spiritual phenomena. The history of spiritualism, so-called, has been long and amazing. It has been kept alive by whispered advertisement, the mouth to mouth message of mystery that has kept alive superstition in the ignorant mind and exploited the natural de sire of man to continue as an identity after death. That there may be some manifestation of the super-natural to which we are not yet attuned is far front the realm of impossibility, but that sane men and women in this day of enlightenment should have their time wasted watching and listening

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