Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on January 6, 1933 · Page 1
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VOLUME XXX\ I. No. 60. Successor to.Tbe loU Dail^ Register, The lola Daily Recoid, and loU Daily Index. lOLA, KAS., FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 6, 1933. The Weekly Register, Established 1887 The loU Daily Register, EsUblished 1807 SIX PAGE^ CHANGES NOTED iNINGOMEtAX ROLES FOR 1932 H. H. Motteil G^ll? Attention to Provifijions of, ? < '•' New! Act HIGHEST SINjCE 1921 Rates S<lili Below Marks , iSet by Democrats in i Parley Yesterday i • I Wllh the' ledger.s, both for busi- hcwmen aiid ..wage earnorii closed for 1932, and witli the date for paying Income t.ixe.s apprdnchlng, H. H. , MottiT. TOllt'cior of, internal revenue qt Wichita, in a .special communlca- tjon to The Register, calls attention to the new Income tax iaw which is considerably dlircrent than last year's. Although fewer perso fected by it than wou{ ins wil be ef- d have been last year, the minimuhi exemption Mr.; Motter. file follow: l-single or hot ct income is married, and .ot income is ts $1,000. according . tcj All i}ersons required, tb • Every iM <rson who is • living with if i' $1,000. , Every person who is living with spouse it r ,•$2,500. i • . Every person whase grass income amounted to S-S.OOO. Every i corporation; partnership, syndicate, ))ool. or jpiiiti venture, regardless of net or gros.<i income. Exemptions Cited. • Exemptions: a sihgje married per.son if not! p.enson, or a living with • spouse, $1,00(1; marriejd person, if living with' or if head of fam- - lly, $2,500: for each dependent under 18 or incapable of self- Returns for the calenJar year 1932 mast reach Mr.' Motte upport, $400. r's office lin Wichita not later than March 15. 1933. \A 25 vcr cent j ad valorem . penalty attaches to dii^linquent returns. ' • i The income tax rat^ > which will be paid tliis year ai-e higher than any paid since the 1921 revenue act, but .still are lower hy 2 per cent than the propp,scd ratc.i agreed upon by President-elect Rosevelt last night,'according to tip As.sociated Prcas. ' Up to Vyar Time Level. : The new income tax rates decid- . edon by President-elect Roasevelt and Democratic congrcjislonal lead- j^rs" in their conference last night, the agency said In a dispatch from Washington, equal tlie wartime ievicR, ever imjwsed by the AJnlted States. | They start from a basi^ 2 per cent higher than the rates ; n force this year, which In turn are imuch .stlf- fer than any paid .since the 1921 revenue law was supplahted. ^ The drop In exemptions, which 'will tax all-unmarried men and women with $1,000 or more, and all rmarried earners receiving $2,000 or 'morel compare with exemptions of 0 $1,000 and $2,500 in force this year, land kl,500 and $3,500 ,on the taxes :paid during 1932. . The table following , shows • the :various rates in detail:: . 1931 1932 1933 " First $4,000 income VA:'^c i% e -c •;$ to $8,000 ..3 8, 12 ; Above $8,000 5 ' 8 12 Married Exempt. $3,500i$2500 $2,000 Single Exempt... S1.500 $1,000 $1,000 >Ea6h cliild $400 $400 $400 1 Earned Income , ' allowance ...'. 2o7c none none The present surtax, proiwsed to be 1 continued graduates from 1 per cent ^ at $6,000 to a maximum of 55 per ' cent on Income over 1 million dollars. year it ranged froth 1 per cent above $10,000 to a maximum of 20 per cent at $100,000. i At the newly proposed rates a i married man with no dependent-s, K earning $2,500 a year, would pay the i; Kovernment $30 income tax. The Uslngle man earning ; the .same 1 amount would pay $90. DEATH OF EEV. J. W GORDON Pa.stor of St. Joseph Colbred Chiirch Dies of Pneumonia. i The Rev. J.' W. Gordon, a former colored resident of lola jfor 25 years. : died late yesterday at j St. Jcseph. Mo., where he. was pastor of the '.Second Baptist church.-He Was 68 ; years old. | '} Funeral arrangements were not. -announced, pending word from rel- •• atlves. Survived by his .j^'ifc only, who ; lives at 411 North Chestnut, Mr. ' Gordon, born in Louisla|na, was sick but a short time. Dottors .said pneumonia caused former pastorl church hero. his death: of the Se(jond WEATHER and He was a RQADS FORECAST FOR KANSAS—Fair <onlirIit; Satnrday parllj^ cloudy and colder. ' Temperatiire—Highest i yesterday, '55: lowest last.night 32;, normal for t'oday 30;. excess yesterday 14; excess .•since. January 1st., 53 degrees; this date last year—highest 39; lowest 22. . Precipitation for the. 24 hours ending at 7 a. m. todayj 0: total for this year !to date 0; deficiency since January 1st 24 inches. ,\ Relative humidity at li a. m. today 83 per cent: barometen reduced to sea level 30.02 inches, i Sun rises 7:39 a. m.;! sets 5:17 p. m. • , ' i Kansas Weather and Dirt Roads. Emporia. Manhattari, . Ottawa, clear, roads good.. ~ . C "ffeyvillP. partly clq pood. Arkans;as City. Wich roads good.' Pittsburg, partly cloudy, good. Topeka, cloudy, roads good. ludy. roads ,ta. cloudy, roads BAUSCH'S SINGING MUST COME FIRSr Kansas City, Jan. 6. CAP)— James Aloyslus Bausch, world dacathlon champion, denied today that he-is engaged to Mildred Harris Chaplin, former wife of the movie comedian. Mrs. Chaplin's inanager yesterday announced her engagement to Bausch but she declined to affirtn iti Bausch said her manager was "a bit presumptuous" and added that he and the actress were "merely good friends." Besides serving as a barytone soloist with an orchestra Bausch will devote his time ;to athletics again as a member of an independent amateur : basketball squad he joined hero last night, although singing will come first. "After hU," he said, "my singing Ls my work and I must npt let basketball interfere with it. On nights when I am engaged to sing I can not play with the team." ' ^ Bau.sch played defensive center on the University of ba-sketball .squad in his undergraduate days. BOLUNGERTO RELEFORDJOB Postmaster to Be Acting Chairman of County Red Cross Po.stmaster C. O. Bollinger will be acting chairman of the Allen county chapter of the Red Cross for the coming two and a half months while the Rev. J. Lee Relaford, present chairman, is in Topeka as! Allen county's representative in the state legislature. This announcement was made by Mr. Releford today as he completed hi.s plans for leaving lola next Monday for Topeka. During the session of the legislature, Mr. Releford will still be able to return to lola every week-end to carry on the usual Sunday services at the - Christian church, but his other civic duties, obviously, will have to fall to other, hands. For the past three years Mr. Releford has been chairman of the Allen county chapter of the Red Cross, a job which calls for a great deal of time and effort • even in normal times, but •vChich has almost assumed the proiwrtions of a full time job (without pay) the year. Since the first act of congress was passed allottihg Farm board wheat to the Red Cross for national relief of distress, iMr. Releford has managed the distribution of three carloads of flour and more than 14,000 yards of cotton goods to the needy job. He has had assistants to help ot this county. It has been a big him in the other parus of the coim- ty, but he has handled the lola end of it practically single-handed. He has worked day after day with scarcely time out for a bite at lunch taking care of the calls that have come to him, and in scores of cases has actually put flour into his own car and delivered it himself to those who couldn't come after it. Vmen time for the armual Red Cross drive came this year, many people felt it would be useless even to try to raise any money. But Mr. Releford refused to admit that, went right ahead with even more carefully prepared plans than usual, and rai.sed $75rO—even more than was raised the year Isefore; The work of the Red Cross this past year has been a vital factor in Allen county*'s program of unemployment and iwor relief. It will continue to be a vital factor and it will be carried on in Mr. Releford's absence by Mr. Bollinger. CLUB MEETING NEXT MONDAY Ctirrent Topics Resumes Schedule After Christmas Holiday. After a holiday vacation of two weeks Current Topics will resume its sessions next Monday evening, the meeting to be held at the Portland hotel. The speaker will be Dr. L. C. Heckert, a member of the faculty of the Kansas State Teachers college at Pittsburg. Members of the Current Topics club will recall that President W. A. Brandenburg of the college, has spoken before the club on two occasions, always most acceptably, so he knows what/the club likes. In response to a letter asking him to recommend a speaker,' President Brandenburg wrote "You take Dr. L. C. Heckert on 'What Chemistry Is Doing in Modern Industry and Invention.' He will give you one of the finest messages you could possibly get. He is a real outstanding mitn in his field." •To anyone who knows President Brandenburg that Is assurance enough that the address by Dr. Heckert next Monday evening will be just the combination of information and entertainment the club delights to hear. MORE QUAIL FOR KANSAS. state Buys 7000 Bobwhites for Distribution, Jack Griffin Says The state fish and game department in a meeting at Topeka yesterday decided upor» the purchase .of 7000 Mexican quail for distribution throughout .the state in the spring, according to word received here by Jack Griffin, department official. The commission bought 5000 birds for distribution last year. Griffin said, arid the hunting season of Kansas sportsmen was termed highly successful. Griffin said the Ijob- whltes would be purchased at a lower cost this year than last. A Match Trust Probe, Washington, Jan. 6 (AP) — The Swedish firm of Kreuger. & Toll is to be investigated by a senate committee. LULL IN CHINA ENDS AS FIRING STARTS AGAIN Japanese and Chinese Reinforcements Coming Into Shanhaikwan CHINA CLAIMS RUSE Tokyo Orders but a Curtain Screening March to Jehol, They Say Shanghai, Jan. 6. (AP)-r-Tw'o days' of quiet on the Shanhaikwan battlefront was broken today with a renewal of hostilities betw^cen Chinese and Japanese forces. Rifle fire broke out on the battle line extending from one mile west of Shanhaikwan to near the limits of the city of Chlnwangtao, the seaport which is several miles, sdiith- west of Shanhaikwan. The opposing armies faced each other from opposite banks of the Tashih river. Driven from the walled city of Shanhaikwan, China's northern railway exit, the Chinese were reported bringing up reinforcements from Tientsin pn the railroad which passes through Chlngwangtao. Japanese warships were gathering in the Chlngwangtao harbor and today additional Japanese troops and. ammunition were reported brought into Shanhaikwan from Manchuria. ' Battle In the Otttne. Further operations on the scale of the terrific three-day ixsmbard- ment and street battle for possession of Shanhaikwan early this week were believed Indicated by the troop concentrations. Chinese officials at Nanking professed to believe the Japanese government's announced policy to "localize" the Shanhaikwan incident was a "smoke screen" and they feared the Japanese would push along the railroad leading to Tient­ sin and Peiping or else begin theii] long predicted drive northwestward into Jehol in a campaign to add, that province to Manchuquo, the' Japanese - sponsored' Manchurian state. . The Chinese Nationalist government officials stated no negotiations were under way at the present time seeking a settlement of the conflict. Restrictions that world powers imposed upon China in the Peking protocol of 1901, an outgrqwth of the P,oxer • siege of Peking,, forces China to share her strategic posi- tlon.s^ "with the enemy" and it can only result "in tragedies like Shan­ haikwan," General Ho Chukuo, com-! .'nander of the ousted Shanhaikwan i garrison said today in a statement explaining his defeat. Chang Excoriation Continues. The ^chorus of Chinese condemnation of Marshal Chang's alleged failure to meet the emergency at Shanhaikwan continued with newspapers, throughout the country branding the young nurshal as "an enemy within our own camp." Canton patriots urged severest action against the northern leader in a resolution, calling for "a court martial and extreme penalty for the of Shaiiliaikwan." There weie rumors here, that, the Nationalist government was removing Marshal Chang and that General Ho Yin-Chhig, the Nationalist government's minister of war, was proceeding to Peiping to tak^ over the dutleis of the defense of China. North BETTY COMPSONROilBED • I Movie Actress Reports to Police She Knew Robber Who Obtained $41,500 in Jewels. Hollywood, Cal., Jan. 6. (AP)—In a sealed police report which was opened today it was disclosed that Betty Compgmi, film actress, who said she wasTield up in her,home last night and robbed of jewels which she valued at $41,500 was aware of the identity of the robber. The. actress, the report said, was afraid to name the intruder l)ecause he might "take her for a ride." Police, said they had summoned her and Ed Leshin, who was in her home at the time of the holdup, to headquarters again for a second questioning. "Miss Compson was hysterical following the robbery, and we are unable to get a comprehensive account from her of what happened," Detective Captain Tom Carman said. The report disclosed that Miss Compson, former wife of James Cruze, director, first .said the man appeared at her .home disguised in the uniform of a telegraph messenger and appeared to be 35 years of age. Later, the officers said, her story was the man was attired in a black overcoat and gray slouch hat, -and appeared to be 26 years of age. "Miss Compson and Mr. Leshin," the report continued, "had l>een drinking. Miss Compson requested we call Irving Wlneberg, whom she called her sweetheart, and request that he come over and she would tell the whole story. "After Wlneberg arrived, she gave no more information. Mr. Wineberg stated he would stay there and get the true story of what actually happened, if anytlilng." RAILROAD EARNINGS MOUNT. Marked Difference in Deficit of Class 1 Roads Noted. Washington, Dec. 6. (AP)—An upward swing in railroad earnings which brought a marked decrease in the deficit of the class 1 raUro4ds of the country for the first ten months of 1932 was noted today in reports to the interstate commerce coaunissioa for October. Mrs. Coolidge Strong in Face of Husband's Dekth First to Sec Former President Dead, She Bears Up Under Tragedy With Fortitude That Enabled Her Forbears to Win Life From Bleak New England. Northampton, Mass., Jan. 0. (AP) Grace Goodhue Coolidge was facing today the heart-rending loss of her husband with the same magnificent courage and poise With which she had shared Calvin Ooolldge's early struggles and later the burdens of the chief executive of the United States. It was she who was the first to see her husband on the floor of his dressing room. She ran downstairs, stopped at the landitig, and called to Harry Hoss, the former president's secretarj- and friend: "My husband is dead." Her voice was described by Ross as "calm, although she was greatly affected." She had been Ills constant companion and help-mate froin the daj-s when the young "Vermont farmer boy, with a job in a local law office, took her fromi her school teacliing to be his bri^c la 1905. She was 26 at the time. The young newlyweds set up ARMY OFFICER'S CONVICTION VALID Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Major Shepard Cuilty of Murder Topeka. Jan. 6..(AP)—The United States circuit court of appeals in a decision filed today hi Denver and made public here by Judge George T. McDermott affhmed the conviction of Major Charles A. Shepard, army medical officer who was convicted In Kansas City, Kas., December: 22, 1930, of the poison murder of his second wife at Fort Riley, Kas., in June, 1929. Major Shepard is under sentence to serve a life term In federal penitentiary. The court was divided, two to one, in]the decision. Judges Robert E. Lewis and John H. Cotteral joining in the affirmation while Judge Orie L; Phillips dissented, holdino' in favor-of a reversal. Judge McDermott did not sit In tlie case. Friends of Major Shepard assisted in financing his court fight against the charge of the murder of his wife. Contributions to aid in his defense were received from many sources. However, when he appealed i Major Sheiwrd swore he was a pauper and cost of the ap^ peal; was, borne by the government which had obtained his conviction and life sentence for murder. Now 61 Years Old. Shepard, an authority on tuberculosis, is how 61 years old. He was 59 when his 37-year-old wife died at Fort Riley after a lingering illness; His trial and conviction, with their revelation of Shepard's love affair with pretty, 23-year-old Grace Brandon of San Antonio. Texas,' were sensations in C!olorado and Kansas society and armj' circles. Shepard was arrested in Denver where he was stationed at Pitzsim- mons general hospital, on November 14, 1930, 18 months after the death of his wife and eight months after he had been secretly indicted by a federal grand jury in Kansas. When his case came to trial Shepard presented as his.defense three major contentions: First, that Mrs. Shepard was an habitual drunkard and died of an illness induced by drunkenness: second, that she used a mouthwash containing a deadly .poison for 15 days prior to her death and probably swallowed enough of the poison to kill her; and third, that, she was moody and despondent and had spoken of suicide, giving ground for assumption that she killed herself. Case on Romance. The government's case was built on two main platforms: Purst. Major Shepard's romance, before and after his wife's death, with Miss Brandon; and secohd, upon testimony of friends and associates of Mrs. Shepard denying his contentions concerning her personal, habits. Shepard's actions during and after her Illness were stressed by the government. Denver, Jan. 6 (AP)—Major Chas. A. Shepard. whose conviction of the murder of his wife was affirmed today by the United States circuit court of appeals, declared he would appeal to the United States supreme icourt. He is now at liberty under bond and on duly at the Fitzsimmons general hospital at Aurora, near here. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PLAY housekeeping in the famed two- family house wlxich was the Cool-; idge home all through the days of his governorship up to the time he became vice-president, and to which they returned from the White House. Into this home, as in the White House, she put the charm and graceful dignity bred into lier on the wind-swept shores of Lake Champlain in 'Vermont where she grew into womanhood and attended the university. A year after her marriage, Calvin CJoolidge was elected to the Massachusetts legislature, and was started" on the road to the presidency: Maj'or of Northampton, senator, president of the senate, lieutenant-governor, governor, and vice-president. And ever by his side, making his home, bearing his children, and adding vivacity and warm social chairo to the tacltui-n austerity of her'husband was Grace Coolidge. "We New England women cling to the old daj-s," she once said, "and being the president's wife isn't going to make me think less alwut the domestic things I've always loved." Mrs. Coolidge had that rare quality of being able to be the wUe of a great,and illiistrious man and yet maintain her own individuality. The tragic business of making the neces.sary fimeral- arrangements was carried on with the same remarkable poise and couJ'age. Today, while all the world moiuTis with her, the same spirit which graced the White House for five years, delighting the great and •chanhlng the humble, was still sustaining her. Even as her partner in life would have had her. A LEGAL PRISON BREAK Mistaken Identity Sends YontU to Leavenworth but Court Releases Him After One Month. Leavenworth, Kas., Jan. 6. (AP)— Grant Dally, 20, has convinced a court that he was imprisoned at the federal penitentiary here a month ago because of a mistake in identity, and will be released Saturday, prison authorities announced today. He was brought to the penitentiary from Illinois by a United States marshal holding commitment papers for Charles B. Morris, sentenced at East St. Louis in 1929 to serve five years at Leavenworth, to begin upon his release from the southern Illinois prison where he. vyas serving when sentenced. Immediately after he was received at Leavenworth Dally asked for an audience with Warden Fred G, Zerbst to whom he declared he was not Charles B. Morris. The prisoner said he had attempted to convince the 'marshal who brought him to Leavenworth that he wa-s not Morris. The marshal, he .said, thought him, crazy and paid little attention to his story. I Dally told the warden lie had been sentenced in 1928 to the Illinois reformatory at Pontiac for driving a motor car without the owner's consent and after his discharge had been sentenced to the southern Illinois penitentiarj' for forgery. In committing forgery he had signed tlie names Charles Moi^e to a • check. The parole board ordered his i-elease December 2. Instead of being released he was given hito the custody of the United States marshal for the eastern district of Illinois who held the commitment for Charles B. Morris. Dally said the officer paid no attention to his assertion that he' was not Charles Morris, but a forger who had used the name Morris on a check, and brought him to Leavenworth. Zerbst, who investigated Daily's record, said he foimd his assertions correct. He asked Lee Bond, Leavenworth attorney, to. represent Dally. Bond filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus before Federal Judge George T. McDermott. An assistant. district attorney came ^to the' prison to investieate. Tlie writ was granted and Warden Zerbst was Instructed to furnish Dally transportation to Illinois. Zerbst said as far as records disclose, this is the first time a man has been committed to the prison tlirough a mistake in identity. WIDOWS STILL LIVING. Mrs. CooUdfre Joins Ranks of Mrs. Harrison on to Mrs. Wilson. Pastor Directing Pageant to Which Public Is Invited. A play-pageant, "Why the Chimes Rang," will be presented at the Presbyterian church Sunday night at 7:30 in place of the regular eve- Ining service. The Rev. R. D. Snuffer, 'pastor of the church, will direct it. i The pubUc is invited to attend the presentation which Mr. Snuffer said is a "charming story •with a beautiful cliniax." The scene, he said, is the interior of a wood-choppers hut pn the edge of a forest, and the time is dusk of a day a long time ago. The characters: Holger, a peasant lad, Donald Leavltt; Steen, his younger brother, C. E. Russell; Bertel, their uncle, Emerson Lynn; An old noman, June Thompson; The priest, Wayne Archer; A rich man, Milton Worthlng- ^n; A courtier, Axel Anderson; A beautiful woman, May Frederickson; An old scholar, David Shannon^ A young girl, Margaret Trombold; The king, Dr. John Parkhurst Washington, Jan. 6 (AP) — Although the death of Calvin Coolidge removed the last former president, six widows of chief executives are living. They are the widows of Presidents Harrison, Cleveland, Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson j and Co.olidge. Of them aill, Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Roosevelt have remained perhaps most in the public eye. Mrs. Roosevelt attended the Hoor ver notification ceremonies in 'Washington last August and later introduced the president to a vast campaign audience in Madison Square Garden. Mrs. Wilson puts in 'an appearance at most Democratic party occasions of importance. Mrs. Taft remained active j in the capital's social Ufe until thej death of the late chief justice in 1930. Mrs. Harrison lives quietly in New York City. Only one former first lady, the widow of; President Cleveland, remarried. In 1913 she became Mrs. Thomas J. Preston Jr. She lives, with her husband, professor of arch- aelogy at Princeton imiversity, in Princeton, N. J. COOLIDGETO BE INTERRED AT OLD HOME HILLS OF VERMONT TO BE HIS FINAL RESTING PLACE DIGNITARIES TO ATTEND President Hoover Heads List of Many Going to Funeral Tomorrow Northampton, Mass.. Calvin Coolidge goes to tomorrow amid the his native Vermont thoiights of a nation follow the shnple cortege. The services will be iJan. 6. (AP) his long rest aufetere hills of t and the he led will as simple as the life he led. That is the keynote ojf the funeral under preparation today for the thirtieth president-rstiruck down yesterday by a heart attack that came swiftly and left him dead with an expression of peace on his face. While expressions, of mourning came from all over tlie world, plans were laid for a funeral that despite its unostentatious features, will be a notable one in the nation's history. Prcsident- Herbert Hoover will come from Washington for the services at 10:30 a. m., Eastern standard time tomorrow at Edwards (Congregational church—the historic structure on Main street named for Johnathan Edwards long ago. Congressional leaders will come too, and groups of distinguished people from many cities—Washington, New York, Boston and others. The choir in which Mrs. Coolidge has often sung will add its voices to the services for the dead, and there will be a brief sermon. Father, Son, and Son. Afterward a simple motor precession will start for Plymouth, Vt., nlbre than 100 miles away, to lay the "silent president" beside his father and his son Calvin. The burial, simpler even than the services, will take place in late afternoon. Mr. Coplidge died much as he had lived—alone. . At "THe Beeches," the home in which he sought seclusion, that tree-framed dwelling to which he repaired when the cares of a nation fell from his shoulders, the former president succum'oed to a fatal heart attack. He had whipped alder fringed Vermont streams,—alone, and quickened to the plunge of a speckled trout. He had heard, alone, the whirr of the partridge as- it left its tangled covert, when frosted autumn leaves' called him to the himting grounds of his ancestors. So Calvin Coolidge was found, alone in his dressing room. No one saw the spirit depart j'esterday, after he had returned from his lav.' office. His secretary waited below until he should be dismissed for lunch. Grace, his wife, found him as she returned home from marketing. Called in on Puzzle. Earlier hi the day Harry Ross, the secretarj-, had been called upon by the former president to consider a jig-saw puzzle, a New Year's gift. Mrs.' Coolidge had been away to town shopping when the former president died. He had asked her if she i cared to use the car, relic of the! daj-s they spent in Washington.- •It is too nice a day, I'd rather walk," she told him. • And so, home to tliat rugged land of his ancestors, all that was mortal of. Calvin Coolidge will thread the hills and valleys that saparate Massachusetts, a state that honored him before the nation, to Plymouth. Vt., in a motor cortege Saturday; there to lie with his father, John, who swore him in by the light of an oil: lamp as the nation's chief executive many years ago, and his son, Calvin, Jr., cut off in young manhood. • Back^ to the thin surface of soil from which his ancestors fought a livelihood, after .simple services in Edwards Oongtegatlonal church here, will go the body of Calvin Coolidge, 1 I , First to Depart. Each Sunday Calvin and Grace Coolidge attended services at the Edwards Congregational church. They left promptly, at the end of the serpces, before ciu-lous or others, could, intrude. There will be an organist and a choir Saturday morning., "Grace Coolidge had been accustomed to add her voice to that choir and foimd In the recent Christmas musical program an enchantment obvious to the congregation. The widespread desire' of people in offidal life to honor the former president will make the funeral a most impressive ceremony . despite the desire to keep the services simple arid brief. The presidential special, carrying President Hooyer from Washington will arrive Satimiay morning and another siiecial train, carrying congressional representatives and other high officials, is expected. Heartfelt tributes came from throughout the world. Mrs. Coolidge still wore her street costume when she came upon her husband prostrate on the floor. She himied' down the staircase, calling for Harry Ross, who was more than a secretary-perhaps a companion- to the former president.' ! "She bore up bravely, remaricably, hrave^,'.' said Boss, altervudsl And FUNERAL PLANS FOE CALVIN COOLIDGE. Northainpton, Mass., Jan. 6. (AP)—Funeral plans for Calvin (joolidge tomorrow: 10:30 a. m.': Services at the Jonatlian Edwards church with the Rev. Albert J. Penner officiating and President Hoover and other high dignitaries attending. The mourners, Including Mris. Coolidge, Mr. and Mrs. John Coolidge and friends will motor to Plymouth, Vt., 100 miles away,' immediately after the services. Arriving at Plymouth about'3 p. m. Service, by Mr. Penner at the grave where Mr. Coolldge's father and son are burled. then Ross called the family doctor and Mr., (Doolldge's son John from New Haven. John came to Northhampton as fast as an automobile could bring hhn, I and then' came Frank W. Steams, Boston merchant, known since the days Calvin (Coolidge occupied the state house, at Boston, as his adviser. William Whlthig, Hol-.oke paper manufacturer, who succtoded Herbert Hoover as secretar-. • of cpm- merce, and his wife, wc:<i antong the first to arrive after death spread its wings over the "Tlie Beeches." They arrived as messenger boys peddled up the graveled walk with missives of condolence from the nation's great—Herbert Hoover, his successor, and Alfred E. Smith,' who sought Ithat honor. There were other messages and wires still hum. Trains will continue to debark notables but these who will follow Calvin CooUdge home will trace a tortuous trail, through the hills and valle>-s and "notches"—more than a hundred miles to the northwai-d—to the ancestral home of the Coolldges at Plymouth, [Vt. There Calvin Coolidge told his .secretary al few minutes before he died, he hoped to spend even longer annual stays as the years advanced. Saturday he will return to the chortling trout streams of • Vennont, to the alder thickets where tlie ruffed grouse drum—to. the cloud fringed hill tops of his birth. SENTENCE SERMONS FROM CALVIN COOLIDGE New York, Jan. 6 (AP) — A few of the epigrams that studded the public utterances of Calvin Coolidge: "We need a faith that is broad enough to let the people make their own mistakes." "No great iquestion has ever been decided by the, people of this nation on the sole basis of dollars and cents." "When.the times have called for a good man some one has stood forth'." "Men do not make laws. They do but discover them. Laws must be justified by something more than the will of the majority. They mast rest on the eternal foundation of righteousness." < "Little process can be made by merely ati;empting to 'repress what Is evil; our great hope hps in developing what is gbod." "I sometimes wish that peoplp would, put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement." "I am a Republican, but I carmot on that account shield any one because he is a Republican. X am a Republican, but I cannot on, that account prosecute anyone because he is a Democrat." "I am all through looking for ideal candidates for public office. They don't exist. We have to make the best of' what we have, for it Is only in that way that we are able to make any progress." "The resources of our country are sufficient if we use! them to help each other." '^There is only one form of political strategy in which I have any confidence, and that Is to try to do the right thing." • "I do not choose to run." "Wo draw our presidents from the people. It is a wholesome thing for them to return to the people. I came from them.; I wish to be one of them." DOLLAR HOME UNDER GUARD Widow of Shippiniir Magnate Reports Kidnaping Threats. San Francisco, Jan. 6. (AP)—The Chronicle said today the home of the lite Captain Robert Dollar is being guarded night and day because the shipping magnate's widow has received "blackmailing or kid­ naping" threats. The paper said "sources close to the family" revealed the widow already had paid more than $6,000 to the persons allegedly making the threats, but that members of the famUy;denied receipt of th^e letters or that the home was guarded. The grandchildren of Mrs. Dollar —the four children of Mr. and Mrs. J. Harold DoUat—have been objects of the threats, tlie Chronicle said. PRINCE MIKE MUST LEAVE. Bogus RomanoSF Ordered Excluded FromUnlted States. New York, Jan. 6. (AP )-T -Harry P. Gergusoh, whose escapades as "Prince "Michael Romanoff" frequently haive brought him Into clashes with immigration authorities, today was ordered excluded from the United States. IP YOU mea TBE BEaisTEH CALL m Oa 630. GARNER HAS A : NEW TAX PLAN: :UP HIS SLEEVE; Speaker Refuses to GIVIB Details at Conference \ ^Today^ However i EXTRA SESSION SEEN Meeting in April Expert ed:if Any Demo Legist : lation Fails Now ; Washington, Jan. ;6. (AF>— Speaker Garner said today he had a tax plan "which I think is apt quite' as painful" as Oie propoied hicrease in income taxes but he ft^ cllne^i to disclose its nature at this time.i . ' " i The speaker, discussing the program,: which the Democratic lead^ talke |l over with President-elgiot Roosevelt last night in ' Ne% York'i said -the ways arid means commlt- .tee would not meet to consider the proposed broadening of the Incomq tax Base for about two weeks. . "We've got plenty -~of time," he said.' "I understand the • beer 1>IH will .be sent to the "White House in about two weeks." Gamer said the Democrats would concpntrate on plans to balance the budget, legalize beer, repeal tha Eighteenth amendment and enicb farm relief legislation, i , : ' I . Extra Session Presumed. • Garner said there was no piositlve: agreement at" the New York coti -l ference on an extra session but he, add«d he "went on the presumptlonj that Governor Roosevelt;will ieelHt; his duty" to call a special meeting if the program was not accomji- this assembly. ; • j "We hope that it will hot be neiSr essaiy," the vice-preJsident -elect said. : i •• I The conference, he said, had developed no new program; except the proiwsal to broaden the ijase of the income tax, which would be held Ih abeyance until final action by jPres- iderjt Hoover on the beer bill now pending hi the senate. • i "This four-point program (repeal, hccr, farm relief and budget bai- ancing) is the same priigram- formulated and announced at the Opening of the session," (3amer satfL Its enactment ought to ibake possible/an avoidance of a Special session of the new congress J after March 4." ; • * No Veto Assnm^. : darner said in reply to questions whether President Hoover "ffouM sign the beer bill that "we are assuming the president will go along with the congress in the: matter 6t balancing the budget." i "Already we have cut'.45 milllo|i dollars off budget estimates in the lirst four appropriation biills," JGar;- nerr said. "The senate-, economy committee has recommended saivlngs of 30 million dollars, whibh we e*- pect to be adopted, and .we believe we "can out 25 million dollars :moi$ from the remaining supply bills." 1 Chairman Collier of thei ways and means committee, and Representav tive Ralney of Illinois, the Democratic floor leader, both said the Income tax proposal would- be tal^eii up only as a last resort. ' WORST IS PAgSED ; Business Reviews Say Times to Improve. In Coming Year ! New York, Jan.^ 6. (AP)—The, fh^ week in the new year brought no | change in the general complexion i of business and trade, but cbhfl~ dence is manifest in many quarters that 1933 will record a substantial, recovery from the depression; thfe weekly trade reviews said today, y '• '^Business seems to be': relieved,-' • asserted Bradstreet's, "that 1932 haa become history; with the excepr tion of those who feel that the bid order is doomed entirely,', everyonji seems to feel that 1932 has been thp worst phase of the battle against economic adversity. cSmmodlty prices, in spite of the sharp declinfi during the last weeks ot the ol^ year, are still above the loWs of th6 year. Tlie drop in the past' year wad 15.9 per cent against 21 per cent iti each of the preceding years. » • "The combined index of business shows a similar growing'resistan?«;i with the passing year of dbpresslon, Failures have shown a miich bette^ record at the end of the year than • they did for the previous year. Among other series that hold theis. own over the low point or the ycai* are carloadlngs, automobile produce , tlbn, cotton consumption^, bltumlrj nous coal production, bond prices; ^Id slocks and bank deposits." [v. Dun's said: "Resumption of busl« hess following tlie year-end reces*^ slon is gaining momentum. In some, dlrectlo'ns it is the impression that tnoderate progress will be in evl-i dence during the first quarter, witfr a more definite forward movement; toward the close of the period." ; G. O. P. SPENDS 52,670,652 Report Compares with $1,708,0(|0 Declared by Democrats. Washington, Jan. 6. (AP)—Th?' Republican national committee rer." ported to congress today that it had spent $2,670,652 from June 1, 1933, to the end of the campaign year. • This compared with $1,70,8>000 rer>,» ported earlier in the week 1^ the v Democratic national committee, and i $6,,256,111 the Republicans ispcnt In : the 1928 election. . ! ^• Man Killed in SnowsUde. Wallace, Ind., Jan. 8 (./UP)—One man was believed to have been Ufl- s ,ed, mine buildings values at bun- • .dreds of thousands of dollars i de- '\ stroyed, and six dwelling houses de- imblished in new snow sUdfes near ; 'bere, it was learned today. ' \, i

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