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SATURDAY, JANUARY 1, 1938. THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND. FlVlS THINGS OF THE SOIL By DAN VAN GORDER ? u?stlona of lawns, vardeni, poultry, llvvilock, orchard!m and can- arming are dlicuaied In tble department. R«Bden havt her* *cce« to tb* Information *nd Kdvlce furnlihed by our •irlcttttunt editor. la- tiulrlei on til phaiea of tolla and cropi will b« xruwereri by, return mall. Add res* Isttera to Th« Morning Herald Informitlon Bureau;' Van Oordir Servlca. Inc.. Washington. D. C. Calendar for January 1. For those who till the life-giving soil no finer resolve can mark tl.e Xc\v Year's beginning than to plan a program of progress over methods of thy past. This is as true in growing a few flowers as 2. Farming j' s a complicated busi ness. Keeping books is the key- stnm> to its arch. Farmers who keep iKi books are not unlike mariners who start across the ocean without fhart or compass. ii. Build a coldframc on the sunny side of a building. Many flower ami vegetable plants can be started there in the next few weeks. Cold- frames are useful throughout the year. 4. Xursery and seed catalogs bring reminders of tbe deserving o-; and information about the progressive new. Order them early. Most firms welcome requests for their cntnlogs. 5. N'ow is an excellent time to buy at least a few day-old chicks. Broilers from this brnod will be ready for the Easter market; pullets will come into egg production in mid-summer. fi. Shake heavy snows from e\ergreen boughs likely to break or become misshapen under these late winter burdens. 7. Birds suffer acutely when supplies nf wild fruits are scarce now. especially when snow covers the ground. Feed furnished these allies of man pays handsome dividends. S. Ice-cold water wastes livestock fp.eds. Money spent to Keat drinking- wafer for animals in winter is wisely and profitably invested. 0. Paper-white narcissus bulbs planted in a bowl of pebbles and the receptacle placed in a sunny v.-indnw will bring beautiful fragrant blooms through the weeks of late winter. 10. Gardeners who wish to force rhubarb indoors should ask the editor for full details of this easy method of growing a healthful and delectable crop out of season. 11. The most successful flower, vegetable and fruit growers are usually those who order seeds, i roots and other planting stock enrly. There is a reason—earlj' , orders are heat. 1*2. Inspect indoor plants frequently for insects, especially mealybugs. Prompt control measures are always advisable. 13. Certified seed potatoes, north- era grown, produce belter yields, although they cost more than home grown seed. Join neighbors and Johns-Manville ROCK WOOL ninvrn-In Met hoi Com pure onr price*. l'ho»* ITS BETTER HOMES, Inc. FOR THAT COLD Rudy's Laxative Cold Capsules Rudy's Rexa " Pharmacy Hotel Un ml It 011 Corner 20% Off All Clothing MUSEY & EVANS 59 West Washington Street Estate HEATROLAS Phone 2041 CARVER'S 32-34 N. Potomac St. See Hagcrstown's Largeit Display of Good Furnlturfl at Reasonable Pricei MEYERS 4 BERKSON, Inc. 41-43 W Frsnklin St. Quality FURNITURE AT LOWEST PRICES Thr Original Miller's Furniture Store 31 S. POTOMAC ST. BENTZ and DUNN Slenderized Arch Preserver FOOTWEAR BUY YOUR COAL —FROM— CUSHWAS' Phone 2200 and get THE BEST buy certified seed. Place orders soon. 14. Start war on scale pests early. Dormant, sprays of deciduous trees, viims and shrubs may be applied any day now .vhen the tempera lure is above freezing. Ask for a free copy of onr guide. 15. Raspberries, blackberries and dewberries should be planted as early in the spring as soil and weather conditions permit. Therefore, nursery orders should be placed this month. 16. In many communities there are excellent, opportunities for concerted neighborly activities in planning now .to clean up cemeteries, school grounds and other public areas. 17. Deciduous shade trees may be moved or new ones planted whenever ihe ground is not frozen. Trees are fine investments. 18. Flower and vegetable seedlings started in window box coldframes or hotbeds will likeh suffer frcfin damping-off unless sc is disinfected before sowing. 19. Lily-of-the-Valley pips a 1 easily forced indoors. Pot the and place the pot in a sunny wi (low in the living room. 20. Fruit trees may bo pruned whenever temperature is well abov (he freezing level. Carefully prui ing pays big dividends. 21.Lilacs are subject to severe ii fes tat ions of San Jose scales, li spect them now and spray if scale are present. 22. It is always advisable to test seeds for germination before sow ing. The blotting-paper method is simple and accurate. 23. if rabbits attack young fruit trees when snow covers the ground protect trees' with voven wire 01 tarred paper. Attract rabbits awa> from orchards with feed furnish^ elsewhere. 24. Red clover seed may be sowi on frozen soils i" February. AvoU seed of doubtful origin; buy north •i- grown clover seed. 25. Spraying rings among neigh bors enable each to enjoy the fill' benefits commercial orchardists auc potato growers obtain from nioderr equipment. This is a community op port unity. 26. Grape vines should be pnmet on a mild day before the middle ol February- Pnly properly pruned vines bear profitable crops. Read- irs are invited to write the edito for free guide. 27. Move early-started flower and vegetable plants to plant bands ol individual pots, Bands or pots should he ordered now, as many plants should be started next nonth. 28. Horse radish should be planted. early in the spring. USB i'oot divisions from old clumps or nur sery roots. 29. Gardners who do not know how to build and operate a hot bet: should ask the editor for free leaf let describing this useful garden id.iuncf. 30. Maple syntp days are almost here. Why not plant a tew trees in idle nooks for future generation* to enjoy? These are good investments in sound forestry practices 31. Do not carry unsolved lawn, garden and farm problems ovei into another growing year. Make use of the free information service your newspaper is providing by writing the agricultural editor whenevnr assistance is needed. T1LGHMANTON Tilgbmanton, Dec. 31. We have the opportunity again to stand upon the threshold of an other New Tear and to peer eagerly beyond the door. May we as writers give of our service without shirking and may ihe Herald force and readers gain in whatever may be for their good before the year is aged-spent. Word has come io Ihe writer of (he passing on of Mrs. "Tillie" Bloom at her ho.ne in southern Florida. Mrs. Bloom is the widow of. Enoch Bloom and lived in our village until several years ago when she went to Florida with hei boys Edward, Robert, Milton and George. Wlien in our village she was n friend to all. very much interested in her home and family and went about doing good as she could. Mrs. Wm. T. Baker is again improved. Mrs. Dyson Kemp of Fairplay, is with relatives in Roanoke. Mrs. . Catherine Nichols visited her daughter Mrs. Willie Wyand and family, Sbarpshnrg. Mrs. Anne Sprecher and sou, Fred and family visited Mrs. Mary Sprecher beyond Beaver Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weller, of Hagerslown, visited their home folks the Sislers and Wellers below Rakersville. Mrs. .Johnny SweiUcr visited with Mrs. Annie Hoffman of Ha gerslown. • Mrs. Davy Palmer nnd daughter Florence and Howard Monts, of llagorslown, visited the former's daughter, Mrs. (Joorge R. Baker find family. Mrn. Norman Kmmert has been Ihe victim of r heavy cold. Mr. and Mrs. William Gruff, spent. Christmas Day with their daughter Mrs. Clarence Summers ind family of Hagerfltown. MlBR ICIla Mnmma of Hagers- lown vlnllod with her sinter Mr. inri Mrs. Hnffer JCmnierL, SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK By R. J. SCOTT CLASSIFIED' ADS can nil yonr needfl quickly? Why not let them to If/ ll'St m? A BRIt>E_ WEA.R.5 A, Y£-li- A$ A. REXIC KOLA BEAR. SAME FAMILY AS -THE. WOMBAT MADE rn EASIER.'fb " ' K i 0 f ^" r " '"•"' MEN \NEACR. OKlRfS IN PAR.TS OP IK 25-YEA.R. BEEh MARKED B/ "S-TXMP? OCCASION / ,qo-, N ABSURD1-Y GRAB BAG. One-Minute Test. 1. \VIial Roman planned the Iim- damentals of om 1 present calendar? A.R.E. REAlO-Y COPYRIGHT. 1937. KING FEATURES SYNDICATE. Inc. 2. Who Is TJ. S. Attorney General? 3. What is a cheetah? Hints on Etiquette. Guests at, an informal dinner WORK IS LAUNCHED ON SEWERPROJECT Elizabeth Street - Ridge Avenue Branch Being Built saunter into the dining room with no thought of. procedure, The host or hostess indicates their places at the table. Horoscope for Sunday. If your birthday occurs Sunday you may be addicted fo taking "short-cuts." You must combat tendencies toward laziness. Today's Horoscope. Many persons whoso birthday oc- curs today have great executive ability. They succeed because of their devotion to significant things. Words of Wisdom. A good intention clothes itself with power.—Emerson. One-Minute Test Answers. 1. Julius Caeser. 2. Homer S. Cummings. 3. A large jungle fat. J. Harold Seibert. W^A supervisor lor Washington County, announced on Friday the start of work on the Elizabe'.'i street-Ridge avenne, sewer branch and the start, Thursday of the Baptist Church road leading out of Hancock. He further announced that work will be started next week on the quarry of stone along the Antietam Creek, near Funksfnwn, for eventual use in constructing the Memorial Boulevard. Thirty-five men bejran work this morning on the El'zabeth street- Ridge avenue sewer and as many more will be added from time to time. The project is expected to last about six months. Thirty-five men ore working on the Hancock road, which proje.c ij; expected to last about three months. The stone quarrying project to start next week will have 25 men assigned at. the s'art with tbe probability of the numher being increased to 7fi within a few weeks. The stone to bo quarried must be removed to make way for (he proposed Memorial Boulevard, a project still in the planning stage. Mr. Seibert further announced this morning that his office shows there are today 954 men working on WPA projects •• this county. BRIDGEPORT Bridgeport, Dec. 28. Miss Nellie llneyer enterjained the members of her Sunday school class at her home on Sunday afternoon. Dainty refreshments were served to the following: Mrs. Carrie Dchart. Mrs. Edith Trovinger, Mrs. Ruby Cnllcn, Mr.. Jane He- hart. Misses Kva TjOuiso Prirc. .lane Zimmerman. June Price, Frances Yeakle, Virginia Lylton, Doris Price, Iris Foiikc, Kathleen Holmes, Mary Morgan, Julia Hull, Evelyn llneyer, .lane Smith, Iliviland Stevens, Sophia Uzelac and Glendora Henesy. Recent visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Price were: Rev. E. R. Andrews, David Andrews, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Price, C. B. Itneyer, Miss Nellie Itnoyer, Harry Needy, Mrs. Blanche Price, Mrs. Karl Fiedler. Mr. mid Mrs. S. R. Plummet- and family. Mrs. Ella Pinmmer, Maurice Mnnson. C. F. Plummet'. Miss Anna Plummet-. Lnr- aine and Dick Price. Mrs. Mollie Pinmmer. C. A. Price, Mr. a;id Mrs. Howard Berry, Mr. and Mrs. II. A. Ferns—Problems and Care Ferns continue one of the favorites among old-fashioned indoor plants. So many growers encounter problems with this plant after cold weather necessitates maximum use of furnace and stove heat in the home, the editor has prepared a brief fern growing outline. This advises soils, planting methods, insect and disease control, temperature and other important steps for growing this hardy plant in the average home. Write for a free copy at once, including a house plant, Questions desired. Please enclose a 3-cent stamp. N A M K POSTOFF1CE STATE STREET OR ROUTE Address letter to THE MORNING HERALD Agricultural Editor, Box 152S, Washington, D. C. Price, Mr. and Mrs. .T. W. Price and family, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Price and family. Coy and Janice Price, Milton Ensminger and Mrs. Palmer Dawson. Paul llnll and family spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. \Valter Clark, Middletown. Messrs. Charles Price, George Klick, Paul Nagy, Fred Williams and Russell Priest left on Monday for a two weeks visit to Dallas, Texas, and other points of .interest. Visitors in Ihe home of Mrs. Rill- lie Stonffer were: Mrs. Clyde Har- bangli and daughter Vivian, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Staffer, Russell Pryor and son Billy, Leon Barkdoll, Earl Gearhart, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Pryor and Edgar Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. William Sheppnrd spent Christmas afternoon with 'tis parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sheppard, Hagerstown. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thomas quietly celebrated their 371 h *ed- (iing anBi'versary on December 24. Mr. and -Mrs. Ca I'll on Dehart spent Sunday with Mrs. E. M. Dehart and fam' . Mr. and Mrs. Morris Baechtel, Smilhsbnrg. were recent visitors with Mrs. It. C. Marshall and fain- HONEY BREAD A Bread Sensation MANBECK'S Air-Conditioncd land College, is spending the holidays with his parents, Mrs. S. B. Plummet- IF we leave posterity a world too poor to go to war all will not have been lost. MANY REGISTERING AT LOCAL OFFICE Between 1200 and 1400 Enrolled for Unemployment Funds Between 1,200 and 1,400 unemployed or partially unemployed men have registered or have re-registered during the last two weeks at the National Hepinployment office on the second floor of the K. of P. Building, IS West Franklin Street, Brewer U Stonffer, local director, announced Friday. They may file claims after the first of the year for unemployment insurance benefits, he said. So many of those who plan to file claims apparently have forgotten or have mislaid their social security numbers which they must have before, filing their claims, Mr. Stouffer said. They are advised to go to the Social Security office, 5th floor of the Grand Building here, if they do not have their social security number. By si. diiing they can save time in filing claims. James Sleasman, claim agent for the Unemployment Compensation Board, is preparing to receive (hese claims at the KeempJoyment oflice. Persons who may file claims are those wholly or partially unemployed, who have been employed by firms contributing to the compensation fund, who have worked approximately eight weeks during the first three-fourths of 1937, and whose employment has been ended through no fault of their own. Contributing firms :nclude industries and most, classes of employment, although there are certain exemptions, such as farmers and government agencies. The highest period of unemployment for which compensation may be received is 16 weeks, and then it is only in case he does not get a job in the meantime. The Old And The New Dec. 31, 1937. Of (his year's record rf our lives, Time writes the final page, The parts that you and I have played On earth's protean stage. Our whole year's history is there, And never changed can be, Unalterably written down, For all the world to see. Jan. 1, 1938. Time holds Life's day-book for tlii; year, Its pages still unstained By word or deed of yours or mine With nothing lost nor gained, But at. the rising oE the sun, Hig impartial linger writes— Another record is begun, As he our deeds indites. WALTER BSMBR- OUT WITH A BANG Cascade, Iowa, Dec. 31 v .,. Nineteen thirty-seven will expire with one last legal bang for Iowa State Senator Howard Baldwin Cascade. Baldwin announced he would Fred Plummer, Western Mary- light a flrecracked jn the Elks CTiib it Dnbuque as the clock strikes and ]2. He was author of the state law banning fireworks, except for nporvised displays. Tbe act, be- •omes effective January 1. The white hat is high style for nid-winter wear. Today BERTLAHR • JIMMY SAVO ^ BILLY HOUSE-ALICE BRADY MISCHAAUER-JOY HODGES MATINEE lOc - 20c — NITE 15c - 25c Mischa Auei 1 , sensational comedian o£ the screen, joins Bert Lalir, Billy House and Jimmy Savo In a round of mirth in "MEURY GO ROUND OP 193S," the sparkling musical-comedy showing today, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Henry's Theatre. SPECIAL RATES Nebraska City, Neb., Dec. 31 (ff).— Sheriff Carl Ryder's fan mail has him guessing. He received a letter from a, woman in a nearby city asking his help thus: "f have been told that I can get a divorce in yonr county for $1 cause my husband was sent to the penitentiary from Nebraska City. Won't you please let me know at once?" KILLING of an Italian citizen in the Panay attack makes one wonder whether Young Mussolini considers that beautiful. OFFERINGS AT THEATRES MODERN WEST DEPICTED IN NEW THRILLER The Great West la In town thla week. Not the "wild" west, but a new, modern and streamlined Went, whose badmen break tho law by means of short wave broadcasts from airplanes. Gene Autry's current Republic musical western, "Public Cowboy No. 1" closes today at tbe Colonial Theatre and portrays the popular Geno at his best. The Autry fans In Hagerstown are numerous, and they will not be disappointed in this newest musical-action treat, according to advance reports. "STAGE DOOR" MAGNIFICENT DRAMA OF GIRLS BATTLING FOR A CAREER Based on the highly successful play by Edna Farber and George S. Kaufman, "Stage Door," the long- awaited RKO Radio picture which teams for the first time Katharine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers, opened to a roar of plaudits last night at the Maryland Theatre. The t.wo glamorous stars add new laurels to noteworthy careers by their superb performances in the remarkably compelling drama and share top honors with Adolpho Menjou, who, in the role of a Broadway producer, recalls his outstanding-performance in Miss Hepburn's Academy award picture, "Morning Glory," in which he played a similar part. Other players who win distinct recognition are Gail Patrick. Constance Collier, Andrea Leedfc, Samuel B. Hinds, Lucille Ball and a score of youngsters, of whom are newcomers to the screen. "Stage Door" will continue at the Maryland through next Wednesday. OUR CLASSIFIED Service has the flndorsement ot warm public ap- pr val. WARNER BROS. 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