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I* - I'S AMES DAILY TKIJ5U«£ TIMES, AMJKB, 1UWA, SATURDAY. AUGUST 13, 1934 "BUY BETTER Hf AMBi" Amef Daily Tribune-Times p u WI»|j«d Daily KxctM SunO»y , H, Th« T1UBUNB PUJBUSH1NU CO. S JJ7 Mfth Street. Ame*. Iowa J. L. Power* Preridcnt md Manager a. .toond-clasa matMr • *t th. Postottlce «t under act of July 16. 1M4. QtkUl tmpti ft 8t»ry C*»*» SUBSCRIPTION KATES City, carrier, weekly City, carrier, one month City! tarrler. three month* City, carrier, alx month* J .15 .65 1.76 •2.00 S.50 6. 00 . .1* month, ing counties, one year . . oUtsMe above counties). «lx month. . ^ (ouSde above counties), oue year . Outalde of Iowa. o"« y ear • • 411 mibacrlDtlons must be paid IN ADVANCE. Service win "bJ !"dSSSS£l"t date of expiration, unless renewed. K-.tmnai advertising Representatives: Devlne-Tennoy Corporltmn. New Tork-Chicago-Des Moines-AtlaMa-De- trplt and Pittsburgh. _ to starboard, telling the approaching naft l'-& ne wishes to pass and leave him on his own pott «i(ie. "Port" promptly replies the other fellow, righting his own helm accordingly. "Here I am:" come the j three longs, and*"Port:" once mote on the beds of i them. A moment more and they have passed. j Cross signals are not allowed. The lirst ship to ! sight another—or hear it—declares its chos.-u course and the others must respect that word. !n an open seaway the signals are iu'erosting enough, but in a harbor thick with \essel* '-oniing i ^.^ into wait out the fog, or in a crowded channel where physical and human institution, freighters, passenger and pleasure boa's crowd cm ! Teachers' Pay SOPHIE KERR'S SUPERB LOVE STORY l* ON THRESHOLD OF NEW EWSON BAUSON PARK. Mass.— The of action and reaction ap- U) banks as to every By Sophie Kenr SUSTAINING MEMBER REPORTERS "IN CONTEMPT" That long-continued deadlock in Danville. Ky.. between two reporters who insisted on protecting a news confidence and the police judge who insisted on their betraying the source of their information, had its ludicroous side, but the serious side was dominant ' The police judge fined and imprisoned the young men every day for weeks, in an effort to wear them «iut and subdue them to his will. He did this under tie familiar device known as "contempt of court." a. phrase of our American court system which makes * judicial officer both judge and jury for the alleged offense. The nature of such a charge is lometimes so vague, and the judge's discretion is so broad, that it may be difficult to tell in some cases •whether the judge is swayed more by law and reason, or by his personal inclinations. Possibly the "contempt of court" prerogative needs overhauling. The- reporters were courteous but stubborn, it has always been the nature of American citizens to be stubborn in the assertion of what they conceive to be their civic rights. Altho the reporters were finally discharged, on the ground that the whole case wa« closed and consequently their refusal to testify no longer mattered, the serious problem involved in the contempt case is of interest to the entire American press and to the entire nation. It the reporters' plea of immunity from forced betrayal of news confidence constitutional or unconstitutional? Freedom of the press may be involved her* u much M it was thought to be under NRA plans, or more. This question should be determined by a court of high jurisdiction. each other's heels like cars on a busy corner, the talk back and forth of following and crossing crall —all of them unseen in the grayn-vs—b'votm 1 * positively thrilling. The next time the landsman gets into >i'f '-'.-nter of a bawling crew of horns and yelling drivers, con- Banks have had to suffer from the'r 1929 CTK.V as the farm- stituting the familiar traffic jam. it occur.- h:m that most of the traffic difficulties about automobile signals come from the fact thai one car \~\v* to it'll another what to do and the other felloe t-aturally resents it. Would it take superhuman ingenuity to . er. the merchant, the stock gambler. and the manufacturer has h:.d to take his licking. During the past thrfe years our bank'iig system has gone thru a period of drastic housecleaning. The "good old days" are gone— at least temporarily. My oiily fear is that today banks may be swinging too far to the conservative side. Strong Bond Market Big Factor Generally spea!:i.;:;. our entire banking structure is in a far out the sheet of rules alone with the pla'.e? BIGGER CCC The ranks of the Civilian Conservation corps are at their highest membership. During the week of Aug. 6 enrollment reached 360,000. From these young workers weekly remittances of ?22 to $25 are going home to 315,000 families, lightening the relief load on many local agencies. Along with the news of increased enrollment in the CCC goes the good news that more "graduates" of the camps are finding places in industry. In May 10,100 returned to private jobs. In June 11,650 were placed. July figures are not yet available, but indications are they will show a steady gain. Since last October nearly 88,000 have thus obtained outside employment. -: The work being done by the young men in the CCC camps is valuable. The full story has not yet been told, but serial chapters have been interesting and reassuring. Healthy activity, physical and mental; outdoor life; useful work, and earned money are great antidotes to the evils of idleness and worry which confronted most of these young fellows. DAILY PATRIOTISM When President Roosevelt spoke ai the rvrcises in honor of the Mayo Brothers ai Rochester. Minn., he represented a grateful nation. Some of bis words carried a message to fellow-citizens as well as a tribute to the famous surgeons and 'heir lone-established clinic. Said Mr. Roosevelt: "Your true distinction is in the simple fact devise a few simple signals which wyuid mean t'"-'i stronger position today than a same thing to every driver everywhere and 'o hand I year ago. First among the factors responsible for this improvement are the courageous measures taken by the presid'.u as he assumed office in March. 1903. Next is tl.e very strong bond market. Not only should the portifolios of all banks be in far better condition today than last .Uir.iift. but the outlook is for continued strength in high-grade investments. Third. the real estate situation is gradually being ir;ned out. Even these that i properties which havs actually Re P° rt i you have put men's seris of brotherhood anil inter- j written off may irake a surprising i come-back. This will certainly be true if we are forced into inflation. Deposit insurant not dependence into a new setting and have given it a new meaning. "For 50 years you nave phen tireless, skillful and j helping certain big instituiio-s unselfish service in this state and city. "Democracy looks to the day when these virtues (courage and unselfish public service) will be required of those who serve the public officially and unofficially. H has shown the to all of us. "You whom we honor today rendered the highest form of patriotic service during the battles of the World war, but, even more than that, you deserve the nation's thanks for the national service that you have rendered thruout your lives.'' It is well to call attention often to the truth that patriotism is a virtue of many forms of expression and needed every day in the nation's life. We make a mistake when we limit it to loyalty and service of a military nature in time of war. gr'e-uer liquiditv still i of the fai! '- ci '- v waur - lights, phone [ you breaking your heart about „,."',;„„.. h " ;„ | service and i.'4-uour police protec- all the time. I'm sure thsy're Newspaper Comment at least is giving people greater confidence in ban. safety. And he- land this better public sentimert and actual improvement in conditions is the strong sappo-t i-r the RFC. In spite of the fact that the trend toward continues, bank earnings have in many cases began to iuc.'oase. This is due to a very rigiu control of costs ,;r.d to lower payments to depositors. Bank rtncks look far rare attractive tday than a year ago. but any real advance in their quotations will depend upon the proper eniFloymert of their idle credit reserves. Commercial Loan;, Still Declining The deposit and loan situation is very interesting. For many months, demand deposits have | have been rising steadily, while commercial loans have been decreasing with enithi tegulani:. Today total demand dsposns are $2,157.000.000 in execs? of a vear ago. while loans are Si!".000.000 less ihan last August. This is not as it especially wit'i intor- sucli a Some Ames school U-acheis have bet n disturbed over the fact that a recent legal publication of the financial report of the Ames public schools indicated their salaries w-ete considerably higher than thty actually arc. Superintendent M. t!- 1'avis stated Friday. The apparent discrepancy is wholly explained by the change in method of paying the teachers, adopted at the rcqueat of the teachers, one year ago. The new plan provides for pay. ing them each month one-twelfth of their annual salary instead of one-ninth as was formerly the custom, lu ma kin; ( 'e change, it was necessary to carry the deferred payments over into the following fiscal year's records, which therefore made last year's salary budget appear much huger than actually was the case. Mr. Davis said. The uu'ivf-payrnent plan was asked by the teachers in order that some reserve for summer months would be established. i Grant Chapman In j Charge of State \ Camp This Season I j Grant I'hapman. extension as- j sistant professor of farm crops and soils and director of campus tours at Iowa State college, is to direct the farm bureau camp at. the Iowa state fair August 22 to 31. Mrs. Chapman will assist her husband in the work. UUtilN IIKHK TODAY J.\NK TlSItUY comr* '" *'"» 1 i>rk dnermlnf* lo «h«« her homt town. ttlnrburg. and c»i>fcln'ly AMV JACK SO* tfcnl »b« «•«» n>nk* n MircrM of fcrr life. Auiy «»• hrrii h*r bra I friend r-ntll HOWAK» JACKSOS brokf «b< msnc*- mrnt Jan* bud forced up<>» n'"« und married A«uy. In \ew York Jnnc obtain" • liloo In n real eitnlr offli-e and ,000 1« mnkln« n Inrgc Income. she hn» nn nftnir «ith itoobii lard that, I know." said Howard's | Intimate friends, Jane and 1. Sb« mother. is awfully cle»cr. _> w. acquit, "Of course not. 1 don't want to Marv Jackson went on: 'Rosa told nie all about the crush Jane clamp on him any more than you do. Cut it was awful to keep still. And now—this empty house—and LIMUUJV *»•*•—- . . bad OL Howard-Amy, dear 1 m he won't be coming back tonight. I not saying anything painful, am no- !nor tomorrow—- \ 1? I understood that jou knew j "But he'll be coming back some- 'itime. There's that to think about," .. r »n f .. .~ -- :sald Kary Jackson steadily. And "of "fceir" c'hiii" «b* c«n- ! something in her voice reminded "*'^M?b" ml nnmr!i lll >AN"£ ! Amy that Mary 'ackson's husband "c oe"er'to n "tVi-a> '»• P"- j had died when bo was not much older than Howard. It brought her .._. Howard decide, to eniut m out of her depth of self-commisera- • hr nvlntion_ eofi>». Amy. tt ^^~ ', fion with a sharp jerk and she gave ""'"" ' Mary Jackson a fervent, penitential summer began to all about It. and Rosa said rniae*. lh e world When America etUern the worm a commencement dinner pnrlr. llonnrd leaves (or n trnlnlnR rnuip In Texan. Anir n" d hl * mother co to the station to »ee him off(.0 O* WITH THE STORK ment Marburg usually fell Into a CHAPTER XXIX IT was Mrs. Lowe who took charge placid Inertia, stirring only for, small social t rents, but it was not so this year. So many Marburg .. . of the situation. Pretending ; boyg had gone to lhe war that there anxiety over Mrs. Jackson's bag frankly that Howard hadn't cared a snap about Jane and had told her so. Jane apparently took it rather badly, but she got over it right away, according to Rosa." A MY brushed the last curl over and took out the blue ribbon to tie around Nancy's bead. "U all seems a long time ago." she said slowly. "We were all much younger—and look ourselves so seriously." continued more changed a good bit. When she comes back to Marburg now she's rather gorgeous, grand clothes and talking gage, she set her and Amy both to QTer men>g jobg> mcet ings. ral raaking inquiries. Then she took ^ €Dter(ainmc nts to raise money them back to Amy's home, talking {am ' nies ot so idiers to be looked ' "-»'"rr;;:=. 1 S = sr.,rs. .„«,. ... all the while of trivialities. and Mary Jackson did Once there. Amy bad to be busy wha{ ' they cou i d> an d Amy realized ' and Mary Jackson put on an apron and helped. "It's nice to be in through, you know. Captain of industry stuff—Marburg looks pretty dull and small to her now. And that's perfectly natural. There now. sweetie-pie—" she — j » A *»i.. inere no«. is^ctn^.-^/*^.— «,—~ plan ot a rnus.c class and took | ^ to ° K ; ncy _.. yon loo]£ Tcry What do you I may be pretty : . ,. i p H erg i— • . even though most of his, letters ( cQme necessity very brief. Hs me come. Amy." "I'm thankful you could come. sing with "Nancy will sing." "And what will Nancy sing?" _ . i t Were DV Llctcoe* v j • -* .7 at first lou were very S ooo to let ^ ^ ^ ^ . Q spUe of heat ., a nd hard work. He had passed his tests triumphantly. He was Amy told her. "I couldn't shut up ^V jn g {or the a ir now. He asked Mary. ^ the house and stay with Mother ,. d - Q t leave tor a £ ew days "Nancy will sing for Mnvrer,' i and Father. They love me too; ^^ ^ ^ won his wings _ He declared ths 1Htle girl . I IlC " i" '*• .•VSLlCiJUC 1 - Jt *' l -* w «•* ..,,.— ._..,.« v .,... % .. v Q.--The free camp ground covers f^"-. They're so close te ine^u wished be could cy back and land | "And I'll come and listen," saW about S" acres of gently rolling ' " " '" """ ~" ""' land high above the main grounds Protesting Too Much Davenport Times: Somebody ought to tell Johnson, Wallace. TugWtell and the rest not to protest too much. The criticism that has been directed j are 5nre iy far en o:;gh alo:u; in the against their efforts is nothing compared with that ' which democrats hurled at the previous administration. The criticism has been directed asainst lhe cycle t>r loans to be incre/sin?. We cannot, have better business if ottr irem- tion are provided. A baiii house and two test rooms are available for use by the campers. ! Police Shattered Circus Dream j BELLAIPxE. O. <L'.Ri—Neweii Kan- i kin. 12-year-old Armstrongs Mi!'s j boy. frequently a runaway, wanted ! to "join the circus. Doggedly, he "thumbed" his way out to the highway. Benwood, V.. Va.. police overtook him when he almost had reached his goal. Library | Notes j; ^_—«—.—„+ kills them to see me unhappy. i " ou ' iD '" t "h"eir garden. "I dream about ' Mary. As they went down she !ove Howard the most 1 won't feel you jn " he garden- " he wrote.; added: "Rosa says Jane will be ''"And I think of you every min-! coming again in the fall for a tew nic. You are always with me days. I'm somewhat curious to lieved I'm staying here. re re- You un- wbeQ rm wor iii n g bardest." derstand. It's too much strain on | He sent uer a photograph in " harder to endure than bate, and see her." , ^ _ - .-- - - , "Well," said Amy. "Jane's flail of us." ( 'uniform, but she did not like it. I ways exciting and interesting to "My dear," said Mary Jackson, "I Hg look g d ra thcr older and alien i see and to hear. too. She's the understand very well. Love is much (f) bej . anc j g[ie put it ou t O f sight, j on i y person 1 ever knew who—• , . • j who made her own world—and what your parents feel for you 1 feel for Howard. If you knew it has cost me to leave him free and ° U AflSS ROSA, came to see Mary ; lived in it without any special at- wbat iVl ,,rk«>n soon after her arrival ! tention to reality. Not that I'm women liked one an- j sure she's happier for it—" i ^nQtuciMUMu^ 1 -"*'"--— — i -not hang on him and cepend on ; ^^ enough to promote I "She does sound interesting him and simnlv damn mv life °n kinship by blood into ! and exciting!" believe -a familiar cousinship.' Since Miss "Yes," replied Amy. settling him and simply clamp my lite on his—it wasn't fun, you can it." "Oh. why didn't you come sooner Rosa's bouse was central and spa- folded up her bridge and be with him? I ought to nave ; tables and turned her big parlor 1 dida Jane's child beside her on the piano bench, "Jane's all of that. Now come alorfg, Miss Nancy—'A insisted—I'm so sorry! mecn to crowd you out. didn't 1 didn't think." "No. I didn't want to come. into a Red Cross workroom, with j frog he would a-wooing go'—be- Realiy ' a grumbling good humor and a gin -when Mother strikes the I ... , .endows credit reserves are not (tractive to vacation sight seers and president's aids and their activities. It has not ^ ut;lized Tlje fall]ti however, is j p i easure seekers. He gives a good touched the president. Mr. Roosevelt is anxious to not enti-ly ov;r-cautious:iois on [Account .of the beauties of the east. Chidden pleasure to be once more active and in the thick of things. only wanted tte one glimpse ° f g^e had a war map and moved him. I couldn't have stood any ; pins about on it wita m ore gusto length of time with him. any more ! than at . curacy . And it was Miss John T. Faris in his new book tllan _ vou can slan d being witb your Roca wno brought Jane back into T.jaming American Playgrounds" -seeks to make Anierica more at. keep the measures for rehabilitating th° roun'ry out of the realm of politics ?o far as possible. His associates, by their bitter attacks on critic?, are helping to thwart his purpose. the part jf bankers. Ions ;.; is pi!p..'Ui.ited by fears o.' labor disiurfcKiu-.es, crop disastrrs. and much to see on the great plains His book will provide vicarious note." And Nancy obediently began. As her voice rose silver clear and true in the simple tune, Amy looked over her shoulder at Mary Jackson, She didn't know why parents. I'm selfish about Howard ; ^ m> .- 3 consciousness, throngn i she should choose that moment. — I feel so outraged and—and vio- i jj ar " y Jackson, who told her: | but suddenly she wanted to tell lent about his going into this' ,. Roga - s a i waj - s talking about that! Howard's mother her own great niece of hers. Jane, how clever j piece of news. Perhaps sh« wanted to exercise tha restle** spirit of Jane, evoked by the talk about her. For what she had to .. «,t. bu, l.ive,ThV "Tbaf, exactly wbat I've be« , sbe „. and how attractive and all the business picture i rea der feeling that there is net sa - vin S to myself, but 1 didn t dare that £he - s do ing—and Ehe must '- •- -' '-"--- ' it out loud. I'm glad you said be ral j]er extraordinary, for 1 Overrun With Bootleggers ' Sibley • Gazette-Tribune: Perhaps the old saloon system is the best method of dispensing the beverage. Under the high license or mulct tax program, the bootlegger was not in evidence. Now we are told the state is overrun with bootleggers. It is ar.d further government refcrm. | venture and stimulating ideas for businrts men will be slow in com- j nest, year's vacation for those of mit themselves. Banks, as us- 1 lls v/ho are "not having any" this ual wi;l be asked to loan question iyear. it- And 1 wished. I can't tell you ' ta jj e n Rosa's far from being a j tell would banish Jane still Sow much 1 wished and boped that do tins aynt, under any circum- j farther from her, and build he'd t>e rejected—1 mean by the sta nces. You knew her very well, fcjgher the wall ot separatloa b«- pnysical eiaminers. 1 hope stiil didn't you?" that he won't be able to pass the Amy was dressing Nancy, fresh able ri;ks. but there will be .1 few , "Valour" by Warwick Peeping is ; ajr [ests _ Ground work Isn't as and sweet from her afternoon opportunities to r.aks sound loans. | the story of a gallant young En? dan-emu"* as actual flying," The srcve.-nment. thru ilirect loans ijshman whose bravery was "" to industry, thru the National Hoti3i.i~ aci. and in other ./a s is _ attfmptii'g to force the banks to nap. curling the ends of the tween them. "Nancy's going to have a little brother to sing dueta with along about Bert March." she said. "There's some real in- ~ l °" ' warded with the Victoria during the war. It w-ill Deepiug's usual audience and pos- T HE '.wo wciuen exchanged wan • way she liked to see them. mrif. "You didn't tell How-; yes." she said at last, "we wi child's hair over her finger in the , terest and excitement for you. 1 Ob (Copyright, 1534. by Sophie Kerr) were (To Be Continnea.) said that over 400 places or persons sell liquor il-j loosen up. So Ear the government's ] sibly some other .-carters as well, legallv in Sioux City and that other cities are like- | efforts have proved futile. ! do j A small but very- entertaining feel, however, that bank;; have book is "Girls Who Became Ar- wise situated. been too tight with their res tate men-v. lists" by Winifred Kirkland. It contains short sketches of Pamela Not Dead I Credit Reserves At All-Time Peak j Bianco. Janet Scudder. Wanda • j Our credit reserves are today i Gag, and others among the well i SIGNALS To the landsman on a shore vacation one of the interesting things is to hear ships talk with each i other in a fog. The signals come plainly. "Here 1 j am!" sounds the great horn of the big freighter. I "I'm here, too" come the three longs of the other boat. Far off can be heard another and another, ) w'hile the foghorn at the lighthouse bawls its long- drawn-out "ow-gah" at regular intervals telling all vessels where they are and what to avoid. •"Port!" announces the freighter, slipping his helm the largest in the history o: the j known artists and illustrators of i . hp<nnnine of tilings wheu i one,'"but I wanted the order." nr,ito,i C'-,, CI . Thn nrv^on: 5.*iV-n U«J n ,, r^i r lo it-ill oono^isllv like it . At Uie Oe.-inUIIlg Ul uuu&o, , .... Webster City Freeman-Journal: Of course, the republican party is not dead. Didn't the democratic [)n , te(1 s ^^ The prfgeni $4 _ 0 , 0 _ ( W(Jay _ Gir]g wju especjally , jke it party suffer overwhelming defeats in 1920. 1924, and j QOO.OOO reserve total compares! "Seven Gothic Tales" by Isak 192S? Vet it came back stronger than ever in 153". i with ?2.350.000.000 in July <., the '• Dinesen has been a much adver The republican party may not come back this year & What Price, Price-Cutting? j or in ,936, but it wil, be oniy a matter of time uotl. H does. young, the donkey by all the 'tribes of the wisest of animals. ... . prosperous year 1929. WiUi inter- tised book this summer. It appeals | lu " od sb ~ j" k gl-Sta-Shun-Aii low. lhe stage to sophisticated readers who like j J u & , Still the Greatest Rolfe Arrow: We in the United States should do a little flag waving. In spite of the mess we are in, we are still the greatest country on earth. j the cifsir^ on bankers and i commercial credit inflation. Juit|acter studies. Dorothy Canfield when this inflation vvlll get under I writes the enthusiastic introduc- way. it is difficult to say. First of!lion for the book and recommends all. President Roosevelt must re-lit to readers who want something establish business confidence, i different. the desire on the part of: jJvery library patron who is in- tbe part of both ! t.erested in the pr .ervation of the manufactures to i public library as an institution m;;ke money will break the credit | should read "Our Starving Libr- jam. Ail that business men \var.t i aries" by R. L. Duffus. In brief in know is that the governmnn is-space, but in unmistakable terms aoing to 1ft them make a iair p-o:'- jit outlines the struggle that is now it. But. n the meantime, the lo.v i being waged to prevent the library volumt of loans may force inter-i from passing out of our national est rates still lower and this would 'life more suddenly than it came in. mean fu-ther reduction in pay-j If you believe in public libraries, merits m depositors. ! fret to all the people, read this Durir,^ the past two years thejNok. It will give you new insight :overnni'nt has srriously interfer-| into the possibilities of the public "•1 with our monetary system. Bus- ! library system .md reasons for its ; inr-ss men are today wonderin; if i preservation at all costs, i the cover-iment RFC, is going" in- But if you do not want to think, to the 'n inking business pc.rmr-.nily. I read "Road Show" by Hric Hatch. ' Mv own feeling is that the aamin- i Vou will not need to. U. is a very ion dtsires to control only | silly farce that will make you for- r-idit supplies. Rig'.iily o'r | get your troubles for a few hours ! -vrontilv . m blic officials are highly land laugh the kind of laughs that j dissatisfied with the hanging "rec-j keep the doctor away—or was it rd. CViperessmer. cannot forgive * apples? -A-tr-xpansion of credit in the "Seaplane Solo by \ ranees Chi- Coolidge era, nor can tiu-v under-I Chester is a thriller of the first stand the ultra-conservatism of fi- ' magnitude. It is a record of an nancir-rs todav The govrrnnifnt it. j actual flight from bydney, Austra- selfe want« to control dirc:tlv the 'ia to Aukland, New Zealand. und- expansion r nr] contraction of the ertaken under conditions of the t -,-(!it as it deems aec:-s- greatest danger, yet terminating sav .. ; successfully. "Government Control of Credit i Reprinte.l essays of all sorts Tlv brain trustcrs desi,-. a r ,. j from the • Saturday Review of LH- nf the bankin- s -.,. lerature' form the material of De- beasts, the and joy of his life. Otheir sheiks came from all around to listen and marvel at the wisdom of the herd. At such a time came even the Prophet himself—most learned and wise of ail the sons of the east. With much glowing pride El-Sta- Shun-Air led him out to the herd and said: And from that far-off day to this, asses have- been known as fools, and price-cutters have been known as asses. Anon. Tabby Nursed Rat CLEVELAND <l'.E) — Jack Peltz, proprietor of an independent grocery, has.a cat with three kittens, who was a. perfectly-good ratter until recently. Then Lady, the fox terrier next door, caught a. rat. But Peltz's cat wouldn't let her kill it Instead, she licked its wounds, let the rodent join the kittens at dinner time. BEHIND THE SCENES IN WITH RODNPY DUTCHEi ';, sun ,*.rtuuu Ul lilt; uaiinm,;, ^. o- !-„„" «^,-*«J V,« tf-m MOT* the followin" line*--- signed for Reading, edited by L 1 " •' onr ' lnc _ l °"°V"-- '"'••• :o,s,, r ,. could Tanhv Thorp is also Henry Seide! Canby. There is also nepopiinrn wu continue to p-.it ---•-•-• — - — ------ ------ -- -. their savings in local banks, bur! some °, the best Poetry published st.ch savings will be imn-ediatelv , ln the Revtew over a period of five or S1X >" ears ' rhisls a ver C0 shipped to *„„ >,.,~o rontr"! v,,,,:. or sx years, inis is a very cou- ....„,.,„„ ^rtle^CapitnrThe'n.iv-ient^nd interesting omnibus to res, on deposits wi, be pa.,' uir- ; ^ ^ >'» » ^^^^ ecty by government checks. Ue community bank will au as AH these books will be placed in ! circulation at the Ames public libr- Aug. 11. They E™ Sr;H depositors'. j For i \ample. the treasury do- j Deal program to control te na- par:miiM may allott a certain sum ! lion's raw supplies, such as credit, at a low interest rate to a local I electric power, food, and minerals, bank 'or loan purposes. Tic hank j In this way, Washington !;opes to ,. BY RODNEY DUTCHER Behold, 0 Prophet, the wise and KEA Servi< . t s<a ff Correspondent with them, i owls." Roosevelts back, so they can Then the Prophet addressed the :!ear off the bathroom fixtures from asses. "Let us test your wisdom," ' lhe White House lawn. said he, "answer me" this question j A body gets pas t all surprise at —What would an ass require for a inyt }]j n g that happens in Washing- three days' journey?' ' ton 5n tnese times, so there's hardly And they counselled ai. ong them , an eyebrow lifted at the long 'row """"' selves and then made reply: "For a three days' journey, O Prophet, any ass should require six bundles of "hay and three bags of dates." "Very good," quoth the Prophet, 'that s'oundeth like a fair and prop - price." Whereupon El-Sta-Shun of unmentionable porcelain objects which decorates a section of that famous greensward-while the mansion is being remodeled. But thousands of government clerks and tourists snicker as they pass. 'The surest' way -to get unpopular j with many ot these starry-eyeSj New DeaTers is to hold papers W, while you examine them, carefully* i But it's the only way to keep your. self-respect— and yonr skirts clear. "Every so often you're sure to stop something that's illegal or infringes on another agency or would ; gum up everything if allowed to; ;o through." • , .' All kinds of things are being, done illegally, though innocently, j Some of them may cause trouble; later on. Quite a few people are on two payrolls at the same time, without realizing it's against the p price, wnereupuu rji-ota-ouuu , - ., .- , -rrrv,, -\ir broke into loud chuckles and Inside the residential . White House, you find the offices and the staff crammed into the green and said "Did I not tell you they are passing wise?" The Prophet answered: "Wait." and he again addressed the asses. 'I have to make a three days' journey, but 1 will not give you six bundles of hay and three bags of dates for making it. Let. him who will go for less stand forth." And behold, they all stood forth and began to talk at once. One would go for six bundles of hay and one bag of dates, until finally one especially long-eared ass agreed to go for one bundle of hay. Then spoke the Prophet: "Fool," quoth he, "you cannot even live for three idays on one bundle of hay, much less profit from the journey." "True." replied the long-eared will loan the money to its own customers at a higher interest rate. The differential between what th» bank p;:vs and what it charges its fi customers, less losses due to poor loans, will be the profit for the bank's stockholders. Thus, (ho community hank will become nier eliminate the peaks and valleys of business and employment. Whether or not this can be done u:der a democracy such as ours, only the future can say. Husiness, as registered by the Babsonehart, now stands af IS per cnu hrlow a year ago, and 23 per rly a r'inilor of credit, wl-.ile tho cent below normal. government will be (ho whol:?«| j Copyrighl —1934—PuWioliers Pier. This is another step lu the Ne.w I nanclal Bureau. Debts Subject of Open Forum Monday Prof. VV. 0. Murray of agricultural economics at Iowa State college will be discussion leader at the summer open forum session Monday evening at. 8 o'clock in Great hall of the Memorial Union. "Debtor vs. Creditor" will be the subject for discussion, according to Prof. Regina Friant of home economics education, chairman of the forums. Anyone interested is invited to attend and take part in the discussions. blue rooms, witb the cabinet table in the president's own temporary desk space. Stenographers work in the foyer, the press room is now at the left as you enter, and the big East Room—where you dance al receptions—seems a pile of paint pots, plaster, and canvas. • • • rpHIS mess at the White House •*• however, merely symbolizes the confusion which seems to persist all over town. Co-ordination is something that's been talked about since the beginning of the New Deal, but we're still not having very much. And the June flood of law. m • * 1 0 M E Democratic congressmen i were knocked off in the Okla-j homa primaries and quite a few in other-states fear a similar fate. Reports percolating back hers say they're suffering because voters feel they haven't delivered a fair; share of the New Deal proceeds to' their own districts. , Patronage is one factor, since i few members have had enough tot make everybody happy. ' But as-' pirants for the>jobs of incumbents'; are often found campaigning on little more than the fact that the; adjoining district obtained PWA funds for a project whereas the cupboard was bare for Congressman Whoozit. READ .THE WANTS legislation and executive orders was enough to give a boa constrictor six months of acute indigestion. An office boy here one day is next day an important bureaucrat there. Bureaus and boards, just when you think you have them placed, are shunted to the other end of town— sometimes being stalled on the sidewalk as their destinations are changed en route. • * « of the greatest dangers," says another official, "is. the temptation to sign things as fast as they come to your desk, to keep them from piling up. Everybody is shouting for 'action.' They've simply 'just got to get this thing right out.' nPHOUSAXDS of ousted Rftpubli- •*• cans stand in awe ot William W. Husband, who kept his job as assistant secretary of labor until * few weeks ago and now has been called back to fake a special job in Moscow as soon as Secretary Perkins can get Secretary Hull to approve him. Liberals and radicals who had always accused Husband as the man. who liked to send aliens back to countries where they would be executed or imprisoned for Ufa urged the secretary to K«t rid of him. But she answered indignantly that she had been convinced he was the one "humane" labor official of the Hoover regime. .(Copyright, ;m, NgA Service, !»«.»,

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