The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on January 11, 1938 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1938. THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND. FIVE "FIRST LADY" HIT AT THE MARYLAND Kay Francis Has Leading Role in Comedy Picture Quite appropriate just now, with Washington, D. C., as a seething news center, is a comedy picture dealing with a phase of the capital's life that hasn't heen presented on tiie screen before—namely, a story oE the "parlor politics" played hy ilie wives of governmental office holders. Just such a thing is "l''irst Lady" which is showing currently at the Maryland Theatre, with Kay Francis in'the leading inle. She por trays an ambitions wife, who wants her husband Preston Foster to be President so she car enjoy all the social privileges of being Mistress of the White House. Hong Kong, a Chinese city unde British control, is situated on an island at the mouth of the Cantjn river. I'VE HAD GREAT RESULTS FROM EX-LAX BUT NOW IT ACTS BETTER THAN EVER! F OR over 30 yearn millions of women have preferred Ex-Lax for relief of constipation. Now Ex-Lnx has been SCIENTIFICALLY IMPROVED! It's even, better than ever! This famous choco- lated laxative now TASTES BETTER .. . ACTS BETTEE ... and is MORE GENTLE than ever! Try the new Ex-Lax. The box is the same as always, but the contents are belter than ever! 10 1 and 25 i sizes. WINDOW SHADES WALL PAPER R. M. HAYS & BROS. 28-30 W. Washington St. Aladdin Lamps $4.95 up HARRY S. MYERS Safety and Service/ Since 1893 7MICODIMU/1 NATIONAL BANK HAGERSTOW "BUTTER TOASTED NUTS" Toasted Fresh Every Dny They Taste Different A Trial Will Convince You Cauffman's Cut Rate Store .•HI E.. WnnliliiKlon St. Johns-Manville ROCK WOOL Blim-ti-Iil Methml Compnr.- our prli'ex. Plume 376 BETTER HOMES, Inc. • WARNER BROS.THEATRES MARYLAND • NOW SHOW.ING • KAY TURNS WASHINGTON UPSIDE DOWH-ANO FUNNY SIDE UP! • wi. h PRESTON* rOSTER • ANITA I ILOUISE • WALTER CONNOLLY! ACADEMY • STARTS TOMORROW • A Paramount Picture with 1 LYNNE OVERMAN ROSCOE KARNS MURIEL HUTCHISON LAST DAY "DANGER PATROL" OFFERINGS AT THEATRES "LEAGUE OF FRIGHTENED MEN" SHOWING TODAY AT HENRY'S THEATRE When Rex Stout's famous detective character, Nero Wolfe, leaves his orchids and hot chocolate ami lumbers from his easy chair and sallies forth into the open air — something quite unusual for Nero Wolfe, his followers will tell you— you can expect him to solve tlld most difficult and baffling; mystery of his career. And solve such a mystery he does in the spine-ting- lilig picture, "League of Frightened Men;" showing today only at Henry's Theatre. Walter Connolly, one of the finest character actors on stage and screen, turns in one of his most convincing performances in , the role of Nero Wolfe. Lionel Slander is especially witty and amusing- as Archie Goodwin, Wolfe's lieutenant. ACADEMY LAST TIMES TODAY The men who earn their living in the dangerous husiness of transporting high explosives develop a peculiar sense of humor and find recreation in unusual horse play to relieve the strain under which they work. In "Danger Patrol," new RKO Radio Him melodrama which deals with these men and their women, examples are shown, with the comedy serving the added purpose of relieving tension for tile audience who follow the adventures of the characters. WASHINGTON DAYBOOK By PRESTON GROVER WASHINGTON. Jan. 10.— Nations unlucky enough to be responsible for the. deaths of Americans usually hav to pay through the use, but anybody looking for a pattern to guide this country and Japan in settling for the three Americans killed in connection with the Panay bombing can find a wide variety of precedent. Two of the three Americans lulled were members of the Panay crew and it usually comes high to kill an American sailor or soldier. Often the indemnity demanded for Americans not in tbe government service is less—but not always. As a matter of record, those zealous Yankees who insist one American is worth four or five "furrin- ers" would not be far off. There was a time 30 or 40 years ago when American miners and cowboys seemed to think Italians, Mexicans and Chinese were good mostly for targets, and killed numbers of them. Few paid for the crimes and the government established a price oE about $2,500 a head as indemnity to tbe families of the victims. But in the same years i£ an American happened to be killed abroad the indemnity demands ranged into real money, $10000 to $15000 being not uncommon. * * * Episode In Common Robert Imbrie, was second vice- consul In Persia In 1921 A mob injured him seriously in an attack near a fountain and Persian soldiers who were stationed to guard him in a hospital turned on him and murdered him. This government demanded—' and got—$60,000 indemnity for Mrs. Imbrie and exacted $120,000 for the cost of sending a cruiser to Persia to bring the body home. However, the $120,000 was set aside as a fund to pay for education of Persian scholars in America. Between 1895 and 1900 a half dozen Italians were lynched in Louisiana and California and the United States paid only $2,500 each for them. Similar sums were paid to the survivors of several Mexican workers lynched in connection with murders. . In 1927 when Mexican soldiers killed a 22-year-old American oil field foreman it cost Mexico $9.000 in cash. II. cost the Chinese government $25.000 when in 1918 bandits shot Howard LeRoy O'Brien, CONTINUOUS 11 AJ/tO IIP I i TODAY ONLY NERO WOLFE MYSTtaon wllh I WALTER CONNOLLY 1 Lionel Sunder • Ednnrdo 1 Clmiwllt • !««• Hetvey WEDNESDAY ONLY THRILLS SWEEP THE RIVER! 11 A. M. To J I 8 P. M. to 11 lOc - 20c I 15c - 25c ROOM AND BOAJRD HrulXrrX II «. I'.lfnl By GENE AHERN SPEAKING Of- COLD WEATHER .BOYS, I RECALL A TME WHEN 1 WAS ON A TWO-YEAR EXPEDITION IN THE: ANTARCTIC ^WELL.SIFVr-I USED TO WHILE AWAY THE LON6 POLAR NIGHT, PLAYING ON A LITTLE PORTABLE PIANO l-^-'BUT IT WAS SO EXTREMELY COLD THE PIANO STRINGS WOULDN'T VIBRATE THEIR. TONES!-—-BUT MONTHS LATER, WHEN THE WEATHER WARDED,MY PIANO WOULD PLAY BY ITSELF LIKE AN AUTOMATIC, AS THE HUNDREDS OF TUNES THAWED OUT! SHOVE OVER.JED&E, AN LET (AE GET'SOME OF THAT HEAT 1 —— I GOT A COLD WEATHER YARN THAT FROSTS MY CHIN WHEN I TELL IT I YOU DID NOBLE, NEFFY !~«-lF TERRY TOPS YOU.I'LL COME TO THE RESCUE AND SAVE THE PUFFLE BANNER DIPPING IN "DEFEAT ' A $50,000 Bet when, fanatic Kurds murdered the Rev. Benjamin W. Labaree, a Presbyterian missionary. Persia offer- eel $9,000 hut a TJ. S. consul demanded $50,000, together with execution of the ring leader and 13 participants. Persia, poor from loss of trade with war-torn Russia, agreed to the $50,000 hut pleaded for the life of the ring leader on the grounds it would he sacrilegious to kill him since he happened to be a direct descendant of Mo- bammed. Mrs. Labaree, in turn, objected that the $50,000 was too high and asked only $16,000. The consul insisted she take $30,000 and she did on condition it should not be collected from the zone of the mission. She feared such a levy there would upset all the missionary work. Mohammed's descendant got life. Eileen WeiiKel, who got an award of $40,774 in 1936 for the loss of her beauty in an accident, will risk $1,000 of her money against fifty thousand of Tommy Manvillo's dollars on the outcome of the l : arr- Braddock fight. She likes Purr, Manville likes Braddock. Result— the bet, and at very gallant, odds. chief engineer of the U. S. S. Monocacy of the Yangtze patrol. The Japanese government, in turn, had to shell out $15,000 because a Japanese sentry in Vladivostok', Rus- sia.shot Lieut. W. H. Laiigdon, engineer of the U.S.S. Albany, in 1921 during tile Allied occupation pf Siberia. Yet when a drunken American sailor killed a Nicaraguan in 1930 the family received only 52,500, a sum based on what the Nicaraguan would have earned during the rest of his life. The sailor served two years in jail. * # * A Missionary Wounded In 1S6S Japanese natives killed 11 French sailors in a Japanese port and the French demanded $150,000 together with immediate executon of all guilty. All one afternoon Japanese officials beheaded their townsmen nntil the French tired and fearful of reprisals, called a halt. Persia paid heavily once before PLANS NON-STOP WORLD FLIGHT LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 {#>}.— Garland Lincoln, who aided Jimmy MaUern in a search for six missing Russian aviatorsun.Alaska last summer, said Mattern plans a nonstop round-the-world flight in the spring. He said Mattern intends to take off and land in Paris, France and miss the United States entirely. He said mid- air refnellings are planned in Northern Canada, Russia and at two other European points. Indian population of the United Slates has heen increasing at a rate exceeding 1 per cent per year for the last seven years, according to the U. S. Department of the Interior. Local Man Enlists For Naval Service Jean William Showe, sou of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Showe, 439 West Franklin street, this city, has been accepted for enlistment In the U. S. Navy, through the Navy recruiting station at Martinsburg, according to Recruiting Petty officer Eugene R. Richardson. Showe was .sent to the main Navy recruiting station, Baltimore, for completion of enlistment and was transferred to the Naval Training Station, Norfolk, Ya., for three monlh's training period. Later he will be transferred to duty aboard ship if he does not attend a trade school. If he attends a trade school he will be transferred to a ship of the fleet after completing a course. The Navy recruiter at Martinsburg, advises that applications arc being accepted for enlistment of young men meeting requirements. Age limits are 17 to 25. Applicants must pass a physical and mental ex- amination and furnish good refer' ences. There are about.55 grades In which enlisted men can obtain valuable training. DAINTIES FOR HOSTESS All hostesses are acquainted with the queen olive, and the pi- mtnlo stuffed bllve. In their traditional glass bottles. Not so customary is the newer "hostess selection" of olives; a glass jar is filled to the brim with alternating rows of qeen, ripe and green olives . . . Hie stuffed varieties being filled with such dainties as tiny white onions, crisp nntmeats and hearts of celery. The jar itself is pleasing in form, and the arrangement of the contents attractive, so that the bottle may be placed right on the table, so each guest may choose from the selection. MAYOR ELECTED. Mayor Lloyd C. Culler was elected president of the Frederick Agricultural Society at the annual meeting of the Board of Man- agers. He succeeds Dr. Chartai fc. Cohley. who declined to run again. ' Scotland Yard recently discovered counterfeit shillings In Bugland which contain 60 per cent silver, a higher percentage than is contained in genuine shillings. Beware Kidney Germs if Tired, Nervous, Aching Are you Run Down, Nervous, suffer Aching or Swollen Joints? Do you Get Up Nights, or suffer from Burning Passages, Frequent Headaches, Left Fains, Backache, Dlnslness, Puffy Eyelids, Loss of Appetite and Energy? If so, the true cause often may be germs developed In the bod? during colds, or by bad teeth or tonsils that need removing. These germs may attack the delicate mem* branes of your Kidneys or Bladder and often cause much trouble. Ordinary medicines can't help much because they don't fight the germs. The doctor's formula. Cystax, now stocked by all druggists, starts fighting Kidney germs In 3 hours and must provt entirely satisfactory In 1 week and be exactly the medicine you need or money back Is guaranteed. Telephone your druggist lot Cjnttx (Slss-tex> today. The guarantee protects you. Copr. 1937 The Knoz Co. "WHEE-E-E! Here comes the man to put in our telephone!" Even a child knows how. much it means to hare a telephone in the home. Call the Business Office—• or ask any telephone employee—to order a telephone for your home. The C, & P. Tel. Co., of Baltimore City 33 Summit Ave. M, C. Magaha, Mgr. bride ever spoke! Even after such throat- taxing scenes, ANN SOTHERN finds Luckies gentle on her throat.. "*: 1. "IN 'SHE'S GOT EVERYTHING', my new RKO-Radio picture," says Ann Sothern, "one scene particularly appealed to me— •where the girl gets married on a jolting truck.. .Well, that scene turned out to be a knockout. But, for me, as an actress ... 2. "IT WAS A KNOCKOUT in a different sense! Imagine shouting your 'I do's" above the noise of a truck... and imagine going through such a scene not once, but 30 different times! Yet, even after this unusual throat strain I found that . .. 3. "I STILl ENJOYED MY LUCKIES! They're always gentle on my throat. And others at RKO agree—Barbara Stanwyck and Herbert Marshall, for example." (Reason: the exclusive'' Toasting'' process takes out certain throat irritants found in all tobacco.) 4. "AS REGARDS TOBACCO .. .The flavor of Luckies has always appealed to me so much, I concluded they mu»t be made of better tobacco. So I was interested to read that Luckies are the favorite with the tobacco expert* themselves." WITH MEN WHO KNOW TOBACCO ^•&»t- 5. AUCTIONEERS, BUYERS AND WAREHOUSEMEN know tobacco! So here'* a fact that speaks volumes... Sworn records show that, among independent tobacco experts, Luckies have over twice as many exclusive smokers a* have, all other cigarettes combined. With men who know tobacco belt... it's Luckies 2 to 1,

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