The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on January 4, 1938 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1938. THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND. THREE CLAIMS ARE FILED BY JOBLESS HERE Crowds Throng Local Reemployment Office on Monday Hundreds out of work thronged the re-employment olfice in the K. o( P. Hall all day Uonday to the claims for unemployment compensation. The office was open to receive the applications of those desiring funds to tide them over their period of idleness. The Unemployment. Compensation Board has a fund of $10,000,000 out of which lo make weekly payments lo Maryland persons able lo work but unable to find It. Opening of the program Monday came on the heels ot the Federal Rovernment's voluntary national unemployment census, showing 58,288 Marylanders totally unemployed and wanting work. Of these, 41,518 were men and 16,770 women. The census listed 12,947 persons —11,237 male and 1,710 female— as employed by the Works Progress administration, the Civilian Conservation corps, or other emergency agencies. It was expected that about 10 per cent of the 400,000 workers covered by the stale's unemployment insurance plan would file claims for benefits. Eligible for benefits are persons who worked during the first three quarters of 1837 and the equivalent of eight full weeks for a commercial or industrial concern in Maryland employing at least eight persons. The most any idle worker can receive is $15 a week for IB weeks. Applicants cannot receive thier checks for at least three weeks . A two-weeks waiting period is required by law. It will be another Week before payment is due. LITTLE nations must be brave. You notice it's always the little one that is guilty of starting something. KAGI D & G Pig & Hog Meal A balanced Feed that brings results. Give it a trial. HOWARD'S 7 E. Baltimore St. Phone 806 Roller Skates R. D. McKEE Aladdin Lamps $4.95 up HARRY S. MYERS HONEY BREAD A Bread Sensation MANBECK'S Air-Conditioned "BUTTER TOASTED NUTS" Toasted Fresh Every Dny They Tastn Different A Trial Will Convince You Cauffman'* Cut Rate Store , SO 15. WuahliiKton St. WINDOW SHADES WALL PAPER R. M. HAYS & BROS. 28-30 W. Washington St. OFFICE , EQUIPMENT Hagerstown Bookbinding & Printing Co. TELEPHONE 2000—2001 20% Off All Clothing MUSEY & EVANS 59 West Washington Street Estate HEATROLAS Phone 2041 CARVER'S 32-34 N. Potomac St. Little Says: PEOPLE who have Tried Others are Choosing the SERVEL Electrolux the Gai Refrigerator Your GAS CO. New World Is Opened for Blind Through Means of 'Talking Book' • *** *** *** 28 Libraries Loan Special Phonographic Records Free of Charge Uon of (he world's best literature. And for those who have been denied the use of Braille, the talking book voice has brought famous literary characters to life. The talking book copyright has been restricted so that those who must live in darkness may have Ihe sole privilege of hearing. Tiny Tim or Old Scrooge come lo life from pages they never can see. Reading: by the Braille method. ;| Sound reproduction records at one of the man> government distributing libraries for use with the "talking: book". Written for Central Press. By NORMAN YODER Senior at Baldwin-Wallace College, Rerea, 0. Cleveland, Jan. 3.—The "talk- g book" lias opened up a new audible world to 75 per cent o£ the blind in the United States. Seven thousand talking book machines have lieen constructed by W. P. A. organizations and placed in SS'clislribntirig lilmiries throughout the United States. The Cleveland Library for the Blind is the largest oE these circulating branches. Type of Phonograph. The machines are electric phonographs, geared at low speed, which use a record so finely made Hint earn side plays for 15 minutes. Professional actors from the stage and radio have lie.cn employed fo read novels, poetry, plays, the Bible, non-fiction and scientific, material on these records. The talking book is so arranged that the reader may control both the volume and the tone ot the voice on the recording. Each year the federal government appropriates $75,000 for the construction of new machines and for the recording of new titles. The 28 libraries for the blind are scattered from Massachusetts to Hawaii and from the Great Lakes to the g«lf. It is from these libraries that Braille books as well «H recorder) Jiiaieria) can be drawn for home use. Large Circulation. Braille copies may be borrowed for a. month, and '.alking book outfits may be used for two-week periods. The Cleveland Library for the Blyid, largest of the circulating branches, lias 17.720 Braille books having n. total circulation of 21,000 while Ihe s:if > recorded books have n total circulation of 5,000 annually. This ever growing library syslem Js offering to the blind rv Hie conn- try fields of enjoyment, which hitherto have hern closed to them or for which they have hud to de- pend on the willingness ni' others to read aloud. This facf is all Hie more interesting when it is learned that only 25 per cent of the nation's blind have been able to master the intricate combinations o[ dots which constitute Braille leL- ers and words. Boon to Blind It is to the 75 per cent of (be nation's blind, most ot whom are adults, thai. tl\e talking hook invention has been die greatest boon. Although flip, machines can lie purchased together with a radio for less Mian $50. on'y -',000 such snls have been sold. More I ban 5,000 of I be machines have been distributed to homes and remain as Inns as Hie blind person draws one "book" in two. months for reading. To (hoso who, use tho library system for ihe blind, there is no ffpt. In procuring honks or records. Bfilh types of rending material are sent through the mails free. For those who have mastered Braille, the libraries offer a treasure house, comprising a cross-sec- Hope Is Lessened For Wage Truce Mexico City, Jan. 3 (/p).—Hone for a truce in the wage controversy lie t ween the government and the $400,000,000 foreign-controlled oil dustry lessened today. Several responsible executives of the l(i British and American companies involved said the industry would not accept conditions stipulated by the labor board yesterday when it suspended its order increasing the wages of IS,000 oil workers. Thn hoard acted pending a decision by the Supreme Court on an appeal taken by the companies from an arbitration award of wage increases. Labor Board Chairman Gustavo Corona said the companies must post a bond of "several million pesos" to "guarantee all the workers' rights," during the court's deliberations. The oil men said (hey would refuse to do this as the bond might amount lo more than ?2,000.000,000. Council Will Open Bids for Building Bids for the proposed new city central equipment building to be erected on the site of the. old municipal electric light, plant will be opened at the regular meeting f the Mayor and City Council Thursday night, it \\as announced yesterday. Tlie first bids, three in number, did not cover in full the specifications for the building foundation for which is Hearing completion. The building will house equipment and stores of the water, street and oilier municipal departments, with concrete nnri street surface materials being made at the plant. The small plant, on North Prospect street would be cloosed. Amsterdam, called the Dutch Venice, is built on 00 islands. Slain In China Loh-Peh-Hong Said to be one of the richest men In China, Loh-Peh-Hong, Catholic leader, was assassinated outside his home in the French Concession of Shanghai by two orange peddlers. Loh long had been regarded as pro- Japanese and his murder was attributed io this belief. Frequently refererd to as the "Rockefeller of Chona," Loh was one of China's leading philanthropists and had been decorated by many governments. Ing the rabbit collect all waste material (utlll wearing gloves) and burn It, or otherwise thoroughly dispose ot It. Cleanse with soap and hot water all utensils that have come in contact .with the rabbit lu any way. finally, while the rubber gloves are still on your hands, thoroughly wash them. Cook tho meat at boiling point for 20 minutes before serving. These precautions have been urged upon everyone handling the carcasses of wild rabbits. The tame rnbbU, that Is the animal bred (or slaughter, is not likely to be Infected with tularemia. But in some localiiiiss wild rabbits are likely to 'find their way lo market," so Ihese precautions are just as well to follow when any rabbit of unknown variety is to be handled. Tularcmla is a germ disease. It is spread from rabbit to rabbit by biting insects. Human infection, however, is contracted chiefly through the handling of diseased animals. The germs of tularemia may be present in any and every part of the rabbit carcass—blood, flesh, skin or fur. The infection may enter the body through any break in the skin, such as an open cut, sore or even a scratch. The disease usually develops in HOW'S YOUR HEALTH KdUcd hy Dr. Lnso G«HUto» For the NPTT York Acn4r«iy of Mr4lrtn«. Beware Of Tularemia If you are a housewife, cook, market man or hunter, or if you are In any way likely to come in contact with the carcasses of wild rabbits, you should beware of tularemia. When handling the carcass of a wild rabbit, wear rubber gloves, from t'he start to the finish. When you have finished dress- To Relieve a Cold Is Not Enough Father John's Medicine Not Only Helps Break Up Colds, But Builds Up The Body — 83 Years In Use. It Must Be Good. The iimlcrlyine, basin cause ot colds is low vitalilj—a weakened system \vhich must he nourished. This is exactly what Father John's Medicine does. It is not "just another cold remedy." It contains healthful ingredients which build up the hody ami help to re- new Its vitality. rather John's Medicine was prescribed for the Reverend Father John O'Brien of Lowell, Mass., in 1855, and has been, used for S3 years as a Ireatment for colds and Coughs due to colds, and also as a proven body builder. OF TOBACCO "I've been auctioneering for 20 years," says Mr. Cooper, "in Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee...and I've seen the tobacco Lucky Strike buys at auction after auction. It's the best in smoking quality. Bob Cooper —tobacco auctioneer—tells why he, and other tobacco experts, prefer Luckies ... "Luckies suit my throat, too, as well as my taste. Even after crying out bids 7 hours a day, Luckies never bother my throat in the least." (Reason: the exclusive "Toasting" process expels certain irritants found in all tobacco.) "In every section of the Tobacco Belt • where I auctioneer," Mr. Cooper adds, "I've noticed tobacco men smoking Luckies." Are you benefiting by the experience of the tobacco experts?... Sworn records show that among independent tobacco experts, Luckies have twice, yes—twice, as many exclusive smokers as have all other cigarettes combined. from three to fl've day« alter contact. A soro appears at the site ot Infection. The lymph gland» drain- Ing the region become enlarged and painful, Fever develops and the patient complains of aches and pains In, many parts of the body. The acute stages of the diseaso may last two or three weeks, but full lecovcry may take as long as six months or a year. So far there is no specific treatment for the disease. Symptomatic, supportive treatment however is most important. PROPERTY makes conservatives. No man yells "Burn the house!" if his other pants are in it. •ti fl Kidneys Must Cle^n Out Adds Your body cleans out excess Acids and poisonous wastes Iti your blood thru 9 million ttny delicate Kidney tubes or alters. If functional disorders due to germs in the Kidneys or Bladder make you suffer from Getting Up Nights, Nervousness, Leg Pains, Circles Under Eyes, Dizziness, Backache. Swollen Joints, Acidity, or Burning Passages, don't rely on ordinary medicines. Fight such germs with the doctor's prescription Cystex. Cystex starts working in 3 hours and must prove entirely satisfactory In 1 week and be exactly the medtclne you need or monej back Is guaranteed. Telephone_your druggist for CyBMi (Siss-tex) today. The guarantee protects you. Copr. 1937 The Knox Co. YOU SAVE MONEY TODAY AND EVERY DAY AT HAGERSTOWN'S DOMINANT LOWER - PRICE SELF - SERVICE MARKET CONVENIENTLY LOCATED 5 and 7 N. POTOMAC FRESH PRODUCE, Specially Priced! Juicy Florida Grapefruit 3 for lOc FANCY SWEETS Juicy Florida Oranges doz. 3 Ibs. 19c 9c Fancy ICEBERG LETTUCE head 7c Fresh KALE Ib. 4c STAYMAN APPLES CABBAGE 2 Ibs. 5c 5 Ibs. 14c NEVITE 4^ SAL SODA * • J^ f* «• *5 AJAX YELLOW LAUNDRY SOAP MARYLAND PACKED SPINACH LARGE CANS 25c OLD DUTCH CLEANSER 2 Cans 1JC IONA BRAND FAMILY FLOUR Pork and Beans ANN PAGE 2 16-oz. cans DAIRY DEPARTMENT SPECIALS FANCY CREAMERY BUTTER L» 37' PABST-ETT CHEESE MEATY CALIFORNIA g^ J?%| PRUNES Z *. 9 OUR OWN BRAND Mixed Tea ^ • HITTER'S CATSUP Plain or Tobasco 8-oz. | hot. ( DEL MONTE TOMATO SAUCE J Cans HITTER'S TOMATO i. jug 29c 2 *• 20 Oz Cans 15c WHITE HOUSE APPLE BUTTER 20 Or Jar ^ tf^ IV BEARDSLEY'S READY-TO-FRY Codfish Cakes Cans QUALITY MEATS, Specially Priced! PORK CHOPS YOUR CHOICE VEAL CHOPS LAMB CHOPS fmA Swift's Sliced Bacon Ground Beef Boiling Beef ....... "" 14c '"• BRANDED STEER BEEF STEAPS » 23c ROUND and SIRLOIN "^SJ^5S!h!niIIi!nini»il -tor,. 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