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THE ALBANY D EM 0 C R AT-H E R A L1 D , ALBANY, OREGON SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1936 PAGE FOUR BOOTS! BOOTS! BOOTS! tors there must be direct public t GfAMCM ArVFNTUftg became Mrs. Jacobs. Her husband continues to be a successful business man, maker of high grade Eatana at Albany. OiMton, poatofflM m IMUa nil Utmba Ualtrf PnM number of valuable horses. Then Old Time Albany by Jean Seivwright nRCilV 11 Fit K TODAY OAIL EVERETT, winner of the John S. Iirne costume design prize, comes to New York to find work. Call's parents are both dead. She has spent the past three years at MISS CHANSTON'S fashionable school for girls due to Miss Cran ston's generosity and friendship for (Jail s mother. Armed with a letter from Lame, Call goes to his office and is told he Is out of town. DEREK HAR-GKEAVES, an artist, overhears this conversation and offers to help Gall. He advises her to go to MADAME LIZETTE'S shop to apply for a Job. Gail arrives there just after temperamental Madame Lizette has " ."" uonywoou. uan sets me jou hiiu t is told to report for work next morning. NOW JO 0." WITH THE STORY CHAPTER IV The subdued tinkle of the telephone on her bedside table awoke Gail next morning. Still half asleep she reached for the receiver and heard a crisp young voice announce, "It's 7 o'clock!" "Thanks," answered Gail, mechanically placing the receiver in its cradle again. She'd quite forgotten she had left word at the desk to be called. She'd been so afraid she might oversleep. Well, she needn't rise yet, for she'd have plenty of time to get dressed have breakfast and be at Madame's by half-past eight. ""The sun was shining brightly, and already the unfamiliar noises of the city were drifting into her room. There was the screech of the elevated as its serpentine train swung around a curve, the throbbing of innumerable motors as a never-ending stream of ears swept along the tieet. Hundreds of men and women were already on their way to work. How different it was from Mer-rywood Hall, thought Gail, brushing her sunny hair. There on a May morning like this the singing of the birds would be awaking her former companions. Kicking off her green velvet mules, she stepped into a pair of smart street shoes. Then, still wearing her green seersucker bathrobe, she walked toward the window, and looked down on a kaleidoscopic view of slate roofs, rows of old brown sandstone houses, tall loft buildings, and many storied apartment houses separated by deep canyons where gray streets and traffic laden avenues mean dered through the city's maze. Gail breakfasted alone, for she was not yet acquainted with any of the young business women who comprised the population of the tall clubhouse. At the tables around her little groups of girls were coming and going, pausing here and there to call a greeting to new arrivals or wave gaily to others in more secluded corners of the large dining room. Gail felt thrilled. The atmosphere was so buoyant. Surely romance and. adventure were in the very oir. Didn't the gay laughter, the tan- talizing smiles, and snatches of whispered conversation tell her She rose from the table but as she neared the door she came face to face with a girl whose vivid green eyes and dusky hair immediately set her apart from all the others. She gave Gail no friendly good-morning, but a cool stare which undoubtedly she would have resented from a less intriguing character. "Wonder who Natalie's gunning for this morning?" sniggered a rather petitte blond to the girl beside her who carelessly shrugged her shoulders as the green-eyed girl passed. But had Gail not been in such a hurry to leave she might have heard the blond girl exclaim, as her eyes still followed Natalie, "She's looking us over again to see if there's any newcomer worth getting acquainted with." Her companion answered, rather bitterly, "We're all workers here. She hasn't much chance of getting into society through onyone she might meet in this place." Gail sniffed the air as she stepped into the street. Although there was no fragrance of flowers around hef and she missed the sweetness of growing things, it felt fresh. Perhaps the rain in the night had washed away some of the grime of the city. She walked quickly, amazed to see so many people on the streets so early in the day. Then, catching sight of a mail box, she crossed the street and dropped a letter into it. She noted the time of collection before she hurried on, her participation in such work through some agency like the Red Cross. This, in substance, is what Al bert D. Lasker, Chicago advertis ing man, told delegates to tho Red Cross convention in Chicago. Any appeal for development of an alert social conscience which will make the well-fed citizen sec the hunger and misery of the un employed man as his own personal problem is to be commended. But to go on from there and say that to gain that end we must go back to the private administration of relief would be to take a step possible only to the possessor of seven-league boots. This may not have been what Mr. Lasker had in mind. But it is a proposition that is brought up fre quently these days. The relief problem is as full of headaches as a keg of corn liquor; it is easy to feel that most of the headaches would vanish if we only could take the whole business off the govern ment's hand and turn it over to the Red Cross, or some similar group. But would they? We might as well understand, first of all, that it is sheer fantasy to suppose that this work could be financed by private contribu tions in the traditional style. The WPA program could be eliminated, of course, and we could go back to the dole. But what would that cost us? Direct relief today averages $33 a month a person. It is quite possible that this figure could be re duced considerably although this enlightened social conscience which private relief administration is supposed to foster might be outraged if the reduction were too drastic. Still, let us suppose that the cost could be cut to an average of $20 a month a person. . a At the beginning of 1936 the federal and local governments had 5,000,000 people on relief. Return ing prosperity has probably re duced that total somewhat; still, if we abolished the WPA, we would get an increase in the direct relief cases, so that for the immediate future we can hardly figure on having fewer than 5,000,000 people to feed and clothe. Laying out $20 a month for each person, we would be spending $100,000,000 a month, or $1,200,-000,000 a year, on relief. Docs any mortul in his senses suppose that we could raise any such sum by public contribution In the com munity chest manner? The money would have to come from the government; and if it comes from the government, what happens to that direct public par ticipation that Mr. Lasker talks about? The relief problem is one long headache, admittedly. But the headache will go away only when the relief problem itself disap pears. No easy short-cut is open to us. Teachers Engaged By Jefferson Board Jcfferson (Spcciul) At the recent meeting of the school board, all teachers were selected for the next school year, with the exception of the seventh and eight grade teacher. Prof. A. A. Huberly .principal. Miss Esther McNinimec and Miss Josephine Getchcll will be retained in the high school. James Corregan of Seattle, Wash., has been hired us teacher in the high school and athletic couch. Corregan taught in the Forest Urove school last year. Mrs. Velmu Pearson is the only grade teacher now employed in the grade school who will return next year. She tenches the two primary grades. Mrs. Lavernc Dotv, was elected to teach the third mid fourth grades and Miss Georgia Kitylor of Camas Volley will teach the fifth und sixth grades. Officers Elected By Shedd Groups Shedd (Special) A called meeting was held Tuesday evening at the school house to elect officers for the community club for the coming year and also to elect offi cers tor the community fair to be held on Wednesday. Sept 16. The community dug officers are as follows: president, Mrs. lVarle Shedd: vice president. Mrs. Theodore Jensen; secretary - trcusurcr Mrs. Merle Githcns. The officers for the community fair are: president, F. J. Sprenger, vice president, t. H. Margason; secretary. Rev. F. M. Kinch; treasurer, Frank Pimm. Horrisburg Grade Exercises Tuesday narrismirg, (Special) The grode school will hold graduation exercises Tuesday, May 26. Rev W A. Briggs, Methodist minister at Halscv. will tie the twiibr i purling will be vnledictorinn and Leslie Yoder the salututorlun. The exercises will be held at the Methodist church. The class motto is "Ever Onward and Upward" and mi.- ciass colors are pink and white A change has been made in two high school dates. The class exercises will take place Wednesday may xi, instead of Thursday and the graduation exercises on Thurs day nigni. C wao nea Satwa, inc touch of lipstick, and calling back and forth to each other, until suddenly, some one said, "Shush!" as Miss Carolie entered. "Miss Everett," she called, "here's the key - to your locker. Use 57," she added as Gail appeared. ' . 'Thank you," Gail answered; but when she tried to open the door, she could not move it. "Here, sister, let me show you the trick," exclaimed Clyties, the model Gail had seen the day before. With a crooked smile in her lanmiorotis eves. Clvties took the key and continued, "its a tern- M" nrio vn, peramental one, you know. Takes after Madame." .- There was a loud guffaw in the I room. Then, having opened the ( locker, Clytie said, "Maybe you'd ' like to meet the crowd, Miss Everett?" Gail nodded. "Yes, I would," she said. Girls, this is our new designer, Miss Everett," Clytie announced. Then turning to Gail, she declared, "I don't believe you'd remem ber all their names even it l torn them to you, but you'll soon learn who's who. Oh, you'd better meet Selma and Toinette. They'll sew for you, and here's Ariadne who'll be your model." Gail acknowledged the intro ductions, though she felt a little tremor as she met the rather disdainful glance of the dark-eyed Ariadne. For a moment she wished that Clytie had been assigned to her. Then, quickly, she tried to banish the thought that the dark-eyed girl might be difficult to work with perhaps a troublemaker. Yet as she walked toward Madame's room to await her or- I ders, she confessed to herself that, as a rule, her first impressions were correct. 'Madame's just telephoned that she won't be here for an hour, so she wants you to work up some ideas for youthfuj summer frocks. I'll show you the designer's room." Rising from her desk. Miss Carolie led Gail along a dim passage to a room in the rear. It was an extension to the old brownstone house which was Madame's salon, and the long studio windows at the north made the room quite light. There was a large work table in the center and at one side Gail, saw Selma and Toinette busily at work, the former runing an electric sewing machine, and Toinette, the finisher, working on a filmy organdie frock Nearer the door was a handsome Italian with a beautifully curled mustache, pressing a fine white woolen coat. "You'll find paints and paper here," Miss Carolie pointed to a small chest of drawers. "I guess there are plenty of supplies, but if you need anytning mane a list and hand it tjp me. Frank does your pressing 'and Selma and Toinette will help yoii; Madame said she wanted you to make some water color sketches before you start to work in the materials, You've had some experience in the practical side of designing, haven't you?" "Oh, yet," answered Gail bravely, though she stifled a sight as she thought how different her surroundings were now. "All right," Miss Carolie ex- ' claimed, leaving the room. . For a moment Gail felt a desperate desire to follow her. Then, turning to the chest in front of her, she found the paper, paint and brushes she needed. Soon she was absorbed in her work. A buzzer sounded, and Ariadne, who had been in the showroom most of the morning, sauntered over to Gail. "It's 12 o'clock. Time to go to lunch." "My, but the morning's gone fast," cried Gail, sitting up and looking about her. "I guess I'd better finish this before I go out. Madame may wish to see it." Once more she turned to her work. ' "Better go when the going's good." advised Ariadne, and she slouched from the room. A moment later the door opened, and Clyties called, "Did-you hear the buzzer, Miss Ever-ette? It's time to go to lunch. I don't go till one, for someone has to be in the showroom, but our designer always goes at this time." . 'Then I guess I'll go," said Gail, rising and cleaning her brush while she studied her painting through half-shut eyes. "Say, that's gorgeous! I bet Madame will like that. Oh, well, if she doesn't and when she's wor- Democrat-Herald Want Ads. - JH Rrln Rr-tnlti shirts. They have two fine sons. One of the councilmen in 1872 was Samuel E. Young, father of Percy Young. He served one year, which was all he wanted. In fact we believe he never filled another public office of any kind. No one was ever able to induce him to change his mind. He always attended strictly and well to his own affairs without any hazardous side issues that have often been disastrous to the hopes of ambitious people. For many years Mr. Young was undoubtedly the leading citizen of Albany. Few men leave a stronger impression upon a community. Another man who didn't want public office was Abe Hackleman, and he was councilman the same year, and only then. Mr. Hackleman stood high in the estimation of his fellow citizens. Besides his extensive holdings here, he owned considerable property in eastern Oregon, real and personal. The Hackleman farm over there is now in the hands of Frank Hackleman J. F. Backensto was active in city affairs, hence had to be in the council, undoubtedly a good one. His grandson Will Merrill is also a councilman interested in the good of the city. He resides in the Merrill home in the old Backensto block. ' Allen Parker was a city father in 1875. Mr. Parker not long after wards moved with his family to Lincoln county, ot that time the west end of Benton county, where he was prominent in politics for many years. There were numerous families of Parkers here, good people, and we have always been somewhat confused about them, E. A., Moses, Aleen and others. In 1876, Dr. Geo. W. Gray was one of the six members, a successful dentist. He was the first dentist in Albany to work on the nerves of this son of a dentist, also brother. Dr. Gray was always a busy man. besides his profession, owning and running a farm out near Oakville, which continues in the family, said to be a good one. One year was all the Dr. cared for, we are sure, and his name did not appear again, so far as we know in any office. Another good citizen was in the council in 1877, Conrad Myer, in business at the present site of the Venetian Theater . until the construction of the Globe Theater. It was his property until circumstances required him to part with it. Albahy has had no more upright, clean citizens than Mr. Mver, universally respected. Mrs. Myer and three sons continue to do their part in a modest way, Mrs. Myer and two of the sons, residing here, and Conrad Jr., who has been in the railroad and insurance businesses, in Portland. Another busy man consented to be a councilman for awhile and served one year in 1878, N. H. Al- J len. Mr. Allen was practically father of the light and water system of the city, in a definite form, and was a live, active man for many years until his passing.- One descendant -Mrs. Will Burkhart . is here now, doing her best along the way. Mr. and Mrs. Burkhart have a fine home just east of town on the highway, Salemward. C. H. Stewart, mentioned numerously, always active in Albany's progress along all deserving lines, was in the same council with Mr. Allen, and again about 25 years later. In the same council was William H. Rumbaugh, father of Harold Rumbaugh, now a leading Benton county farmer and orchardist. He had the distinction of being Albany's only broom manufacturer, doing a good business for several years. He resided at Lyon and Seventh streets, and we remember making our first new year's call there. Hq certainly had three fine daughters. One became Mrs. Fields, a wife of a prominent railroad man, and the other was an employee of the Southern Pacific for a "long time. Another is Mrs. Frank Holman. A likely and likeable young man came over here from Scio not long before 1879, Dave Mason, and they made him councilman for a year. It was the next year that Dave met his Waterloo, nt the hands of Nate Baum for county clerk, and never again did Dave accept any public office. Nevertheless he became the most prominent individual here in Masonry, perhaps in the state. In our initial Albany year the members of the council were L. Martin. W. B. Scott, L. C. Rice. James Dannals. H. Saltmarsh and J. Gradwohl. Of these there is only one with immediate descendants here, those of James Dannals, narrated before. A son of Mr. Salt-marsh. Roy. is a leading citizen of Crescent City, Calif., just below the Oregon line, on the coast. John Hoffman, who died in this citv only a few years ago, filled the job in 1882. This was evidently a stepping stone, for the next year, 1883. he was fire chief. That year a state tournament was held here. We have a picture of chief Hoff man, trumpet in hand, fireman's helmet atop, leading affairs in the midst of a very crowded street. Judge Stewart and Frank Wood were there somewhere. Mr. Hoffman was also chief of police later. Arch Monteith, olready mentioned. a young man with a black moustache, was also in the picture, but us a dignified alderman. In 1885 Chas. Q. Rideout. quite a young man, was on the job, Not long afterwards he went with Best Harvester Co. to California, where he has since made his home, one time postmaster of San Leandro. Of the Rideout family. Miss Lilly-is the only one in Albany now. But there are other relatives, among our prominent residents. We have thus covered twenty vears. juggling with names of old friends, whom we are pleased to give a place in this old time reminiscence. SHREWD Bl'YINCfc NOTED Ames, la. Economical farm women are demanding more in formation about intelligent buying of ready-to-wear and yard goods, according to Mrs. Ruth Wester Brown, head of the extension clothing section at Iowa State College hero. ut NBA Newi Sanriat. Establish ISM. editors and Publishers L. Jaeksoa and R. B. CroBlaa. SUBSCRIPTION BATES DELIVERED BY CARRIES . Om . la advanca .M-iO la Mentha. Id adnata Mi Oii month, la aavanea M BT MAIL Lin, States, Marian, Luw ui Ltauola - aoantiaa. On rmr. la advaaaa Sim awntbs. la adanea t.s Tana month, la advanoi Mf Oaa month, la adnncs ' Br Mall Elatwhtra la U. B. A, Oaa nar. la a4aaea M Sl swaths, la adtaaea t.TI Oaa month, la adnata M Par tow, oa traini and nawMtanoa .05 la ordarinrr ehanns of addrass ubscrlr. act should iItui (fra old at wall aa aaw Pabllaaad Dslhr Bseapt Bondsjrs Taa Sasjocrat-Htrald Publishing- Co., Iu. a laaWpaadtat Afternoon Nsvspapat Sill i am.- ' at C Ma Co, national Adrar- THE BIGHT WAY OUT Though they may be rivals in business, Henry Ford and Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., are agreed upon one point that the best solution of troubles that have confronted the American economic system is not the substitution of another system, but the harmonization of that already in existence. In an address before the Los Angeles Chamber of . Commerce last night Mr. Sloan reiterated in effect the philosophy that both he and Henry Ford have expressed before, and one that, if all industrialists, from the largest to the smallest, would adopt would prevent much of the unpleasantness that has arisen in connection with the pression. Mr. Sloan points out that it is the function of an economic system to produce for consumption the things- that the people want and to provide them with the means of securing the products of industry. He believes that progress toward increasing both demand and supply has been and can be best served by a competitive system, A glance at comparisons between results of competitive and non-competitive systems that have been and are now being tried substantiates his claim. Nevertheless Mr. Sloan, admits the present system can be improved, not so much by reformation or complete change, but by rearrangement and co-ordination, and by emphasis on certain proven principles. - The General Motors corporation president summarized his views as follows: i First. I urge continuing, more aggressively n possible, to move for a constant lowering of costs and prices. I am sure that an intelligent .industry will not defeat that objective by reducing the real wages of the worker, but will reach it by continually improving its producing technique. It should not hesitate to employ more and more mechanization. Although that policy will be attacked by those who believe that the machine cre ates unemployment, every fact in dicates that, in the final analysis, it means more not less because of the stimulation that comes from the increased ability to consume through broadening the market and bringing goods and services within the reach of a greater num-ber. Second It should accept compe tition as the best instrumentality for regulating industry's intricate relationships. While industry might well adopt reasonable stand ards of conduct, such as fair trade practices, a minimum wokc and the like, it must be definitely rec ognized that when sucli policies , tend to become monopolistic in : character or when they tend to limit uneconomlcally the competl tivc urge, and let us admit frankly : this is too apt to be their reul ob jective, then we pass from com petition, and regulation by govern ment bureaucracy becomes inevit able. , . . Third. Industry should strive lor a more economic bnlnnce of nu tional income through policies af feeling the relationships of wage . scale, the hours of employment, the price level and the profits re sulting from industry's produc-; tivity. - The practical application of these principles would not be as difficult as might seem. They will be realized when the people of this country, leaden and followers, industrialists and workers, everyone. In fact, starts thinking sanely and looking facts in the face instead, of dreaming the impossible. SOMEONE MI ST DO IT Ever since the recording of history began there has been a relief problem. By no means all of those on relief here in Linn county or in the United States are there for the first time..' We all can remember the enormous sums that were given for relief purposes through private agencies even in the most prosperous of times. That the problem is now greater goes without saying, and so when existing agencies became inadequate It was placed in the hands of the government. ;. The government system of administering relief is a failure because it does not acquaint the pub-tic with the needs and problems of welfare work. To remedy mat- .By Fred Perhaps the readers of Old Time Albany will be interested in a short narration about some of the old time councilmen. Elected yearly until not so very long ago, there were few who missed service in the early days of the city, which began as such in 1865. Just where the first council was held we have been unable to learn. As the members probably received no recompense at first, there must have been considerable irregularity. Later the mayor and councilmen received $1.00 a meeting, which was not enlarged until the administration of Mayor P. A. Young. The salary is now $3.00 per meeting for Councilmen and $4.00 for the mayor in his superior position on the rostrum. James C. Powell, the first to preside, was a very dignified man, deliberate, very much so, in his demeanor, we ure judging as we observed him as a lawyer in the days he lived after 1880. The gentleman who kept the records and read the minutes was Dominic Mansfield, who also looked ofter the office affairs of the Farmers' warehouse, down about where tho Oregon Electric Depot now stands. A fine man with two charming daughters Mira and Anna, and a son, William, one of the publishers of Albany's first directory in 1878. The charter provides that the marshall shall attend all meetings of the council, probably punctiliously observed, though not strictly during the last ten or fifteen years. The marshal then was John C leaver, whom we never saw. and know little about. Likewise, Mr. Srhlossel, the treasurer. Those having the distinction BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON a horse was very good property, income producers. In 1866 Walter Monteith was member of the council and in 1867 Thomas Monteith was elected, both at other times also serving in this position, always considered an honorary one. giving an opportun ity to do something of value to the community. Among the founders of the city, giving Albany it's name, they deserved this consideration. Perhaps no early residents did more to give Albany a start, from which it has grown into a place of the size that offers most in friend liness and good will, far more than larger cities. We do not know who gave most of the names to the streets of the city; but we are sure of one of them. Broadalbin. was for Broadalbin, N. Y., near Albany in that state, a former home of the Monteiths, which we understand was named after a village in Scotland. We hope it. is never allowed to be changed, for it is a good one. This suggests that the changing of well established names is a poor practice, without it is vicious. The only immediate des enndants of Thomas and Walter Monteith are Arch Monteith and Mrs. Lottie Pipe. Julius Gradwohl appeared on the scene as a councilman and nroved a good one during a num ber years scattered along. He had a striking personality, always working for the welfare of the city. He was the owner of several pieces of property, located on First. Sec ond and Third streets, all between Ferry and Broadalbin streets. We are writing this now on property purchased from Mr. Gradwohl. In connection with this is a striking incident. Mr. Gradwohl built the one story brick, now occupied bv the chamber of commerce and the Schoel jewelry store, leaving six feet on the east end of the lot for a sidewalk. Then, when we made the aforesaid buy, he asked us to also leave a space, this on the west end of our lot. This we consented to. and when mv one story brick of the same area was erected, we ioined in making an office between the two buildings, only having to put on a roof and a front and rear wall.. For about thirty-five years the place has been rented constantly, with the exception of a short time. It is pleasing to relate that during the long period of our co-land-lordship there was never a ripole, neither during the life of Mr. Gradwohl nor that of Mr. and Mrs. Sehlosser, who came into possession of the property, just as harmonious as ever now with Mrs. Catherine Sehlosser in the management of the 12 foot front office. Rev. R. C. Hill was also a councilman in 1870. He is the only minister we have discovered who ever became a citv father;- but he was also a physician, and we have had numerous ones of that profession. He has heretofore been referred to. In 1871. John B. Monteith was another one of the family of Monteith to be a councilman. He came Here later than Thomas and Walter. His home was near that of Thomas, on the corner now covered bv the Drettv home of Frank-lyn Miller. Mr Monteith was appointed aeent at Ijipwai. where he died and his brother Charles succeeded him. There wre four children. Mack. Watt. Minnie and Minerva. Big Mack, as he was known, in distinction from Mack, son of Mrs. Walter Monteith. was quite prominent for many years. He was one of the publishers of Albany's first directories, in 1878. which continues to be authority on early Albany history, a valuable book. Watt had numerous occupations, dying o long time ago. Minnie and the writer were co-actors in a plav. "Black Donald. She as The heroine, and we as Black Don ald, were sent into oblivion through a trao in the floor. Later he became the wife of Casper Vandran, brother of Chris and George, who continue to reside on the Vandran corner. Both died about the same time. Minerva became Mrs. JoK-lsom, who later went to Alask.'Qn) the ftlu) excitement period. wTTore ho-ffied. She P. Nutting, of being the first city fathers were Demas Beech, John Barrows, Dr. W. F. Alexander, G. H. Baber, J. B. Comley and S. S. Markham. We do not know of a descendant of one of them here now. A daughter of Dr. Alexander became a physician, doing well, elsewhere, it was reported. J. B. Comley was the leading joker and wag of the town, with no limit. The Babers located in Junction City, and we think some of the family are there now. Down in the northeast corner of the city cemetery, now known as Riverside, is a tombstone marked MARKHAM. We understund S. S. Markham was a member of the family. The stone is said to be the oldest there. Barrows and Beech have been referred to recently. None of the family of Walter Monteith is now alive, Monteith's Southern addition is one of the best residence sections of the city, and many are now residing ' on property even to almost tho western limits of the city formerly owned by tho Monteiths. Besides considerable of the business -section of the city may be in -this tract. Later, Arch Monteith became a councilman, nnd is the only one now alive who resided here before 1880. He is on our streets daily, in excellent preservation for a man of eighty. A prominent councilman in 1879 was Ans Marshall, grandfather of Dr. Marshall Woodworth, a leading physician, and Mrs. Bert Stevens, who continue to make Albany their home. Mr. Marshall was in the livery business, well established. The burning of his barn and stables was one of the worst for several years, as it included a DUTCHER- vention almost unanimously supporting Roosevelt, to whom ho is bitterly opposed. Voting alone among the Tammany delegates against the president, he might easily tempt a large moss of delegates to ridicule. And Al knows as well as any insider here that controlling politicians in the party are all set to rig the galleries for a booing party in case he plans to attack the New Deal from the platform or the convention floor, a a a CTEPHEN EARLY, Roosevelt's publicity secretary, is expected by the end of the year to join the long procession of White House secretaries who have marched into the ranks of private industry. Early, according to report, will join up with a large motion picture concern. - a a, a TN case anyone ever wonders what became of Gen. Smedlcy Butler, famous battler of the marine corps Last winter Butler wrote a series of anti-militarist articles for the magazine Common Sense. Now he lectures against war and on behalf of prohibition, predicting that in 25 years there will be another and permanent prohibition amendment. In a speech at a church In Washington the other niRht, ho urged drys to seek one objective at a time and suggested that they begin with campaigns rajainst drunken drivers, ' "Make it practical," he said. "Nobody believes In drunken drivers. Don't talk about prohibition; talk about human lives. It won't be possible to get another Drohibition amendment risht it, I' ia.-nj -BY RODNEY f BY RODNEY DUTCHER ' NIC A Service Stall Cotveapondent VfTASHINGTON. One of the maxims every Washingtonian knows is that when you pass a lnw the 'job hos only begun. Whether the law is going to mean anything depends on how it's administered. About a year ago Congress passed amendments to the national bankruptcy act which provided, among other things, that federal district courts should direct trustees of bankrupt railroads to investigate the causes of bankruptcy ond report whether there were grounds for suits by security holders against directors or the management. The provision was put over despite opposition of Chairman Jesse Jones of RFC. To date, although numerous charges have been made against managements of roads now in receivership, only one federal district judge has acted Judge Charles B. Davis of St. Louis, in the case of the Cotton Belt road. There are several conspicuous Instances of omission to act, say critics, citing Judge James H. Wilkcrson of Chicago, for instance, who has both the St. Paul and Rock Island railroads within his jurisdiction. a TJEPORTS from New York that " cx-Gov. Al Smith will avoid the Democratic national convention and allow an alternate to sit In his place with the Tammany delegates, although unconfirmed, re readily credited in Washing- Politicirns do not see anything Al could do at Philadelphia ex- lips parted in a smile. Had Derek ried about Rex that's her son) Hargreaves really wanted 'to she -often acts crazy just never know the result of her search for mjnd her. She gets out of it, es-work, or was it only politeness pecially if some of her pet cus-that had prompted him to ask her ; tomers arc pleased with the to let him know how she had , sketches she shows them." made out? Would she hear from So Madame had a son, thought him. she wondered, or was their , Gail, as she quickly got read", to meeting just one of those acci-; go out. Clvtie's warning words dental contacts that blossom intO:Were still ringing in her ears friendship perhaps romance when she reached the street,, all at once, and then come to an; "Don't be latei Mjss EVerett, if.' untimely end because there is no )ou-d take a tip from a model."' second meeting . , Gail gianced at hcr wrist watch. Gail was still smiling as she I it was 20 minutes past 12. She'd stepped down to the basement ! have to hurrv through her lunch, court where the employes' en- I Directly across the street she saw trance to Madame Lizette s shop;a smart-looking tea room. Maybe was located. Something seemed to ; sne'd better go there. Still, serv-tell her she would sec Derek ice was often rather slow in these asamj. 'places that cater to women of Tis the wrong entrance you 11 ; leisure. Gail remembered passing be coming to here, young lady,"j drugstore on her way to work exclaimed Pat Murphy, the porter, j that morning. The drugstore was "Sure, tis only the employes that at the corner so she hurried to-do be going in at this door." con-1 ward it. A cup of coffee and a tinued the ruddy-faced old Irish- j sandwich would have to take the man tipping his hat. i place of anything more substan- Well. Im one of them, Gailial todav. She dare not risk answered gaily. j rousing Madame's wrath the first "Begorra, then, 'tis my mistake, I day1 though it's a lady you ber and he i But Fate often smiles at mor-flung the door open for hcr. j tal s resolutions! As Gail left the ,, 1 .u .1 Pas,sa8e . Gail drugstore, a luxurious car pulled followed the other workers into a ; to the curb and a voung man with small dressing room which was i the figure of an athlete stepped crowded with lockers. She looked 'out around. It was bedlam in the (To Be Continued) closely packed room where girls .1 ! H' - 1-.," U - s i i eept accentuate by his presencwflway." his Isolation in the face of con-copTisht, kka "crvi. ln.) were cnanging irxjr shoes, cor I ms their hair. Adding anotiVrt O c3 0 i to)

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