Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on August 10, 1933 · Page 5
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Sign Up With NRA t>o jour duly, your help i» needed NOW. Million* of men and women may suffer this whiter if you del*). Tribune Times STORY OUNTY'S DAILY VOLUME LXVI1 Official Amu and Story County Paper AMBB, ICW A, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1933. United Press Wire Service WEATHI* FOUWAtT Generally fair Thur»4*y nlfht and Friday except uneetftM in tatt and south portion* Thyrwlay niflit Slightly cooler in extreme north and west portions Thursday nifht and in north central portion Friday NO. 34 PASSIVE REVOLT CONTINUES IN CUBA DRY BUREAU 18 ABSORBED BY JUSTICE DEPT, Set Up 13 Years Ago for Prohibition Enforcement WASHINGTON OJ.E)— The federal prohibition bureau, set up 13 years ago to dry up the country under the eighteenth amendment, passed out of existence Wednesday night as a separate organization. In its place Thursday was a newly-created division of investigation in the department of justice, absorbing prohibition enforcement, investigating and criminal identification agencies of the government Prohibition enforcement personnel has been reduced from a peak of 3,258 two years ago to around 2,000. These were transferred to the new division, but it was believed additional readjustments might be made later in line with the administration's confident belief the eighteenth amendment will be repealed by the end of the year. After repeal, the government's prohibition enforcement activities would be confined to protecting states which desired to remain dry. How many men this will require is uncertain at present. Federal enforcement has been relaxed considerably in recsnt months, altho Attorney General Cummings has said it will continue as long as the eighteenth amendment is in force. One of the last acts of federal agents under the separate .bureau was the. arrest here of seven persons, Including one described as the "brains" of a ring said to have been furnishing a major part of Washington's illicit liquor. Changing Sentiment Rapidly changing public sentiment. prospects of early repeal and the Roosevelt program of government reorganization dictated the decision to combine the prohibition bureau with other federal law enforcement agencies. About $160.000,000 was spent, more than 100 lives were lost and thousands were sent to jail in the prohibition bureau's hectic 13-year existence. The Roosevelt administration began to curtail the prohibition unit almost as soon as it came into power. Medicinal liquor regulations were relaxed, making it easier for individuals to buy whiskey from drug stores at prices of $1.75 to $2.50 a pint. TMs cost the bootleggers many customers, as did the legalization of 3.2 per cent beer. Five men headed the prohibition bureau, with varying success. They were in the order of their service, John F. Kramer, Major Roy Haynes Gea. Lincoln C. Andrews, Col. Amos W. W. Woodcock, and Maj. A. V. Dalrymple. The latter, a Roosevelt appointee, lost his job last nigbt. Consolidation Plan Under the consolidation plan, prohibition enforcement activities will now be .under the direction of John S. Hurley, heading the unit as a sub-division of the new division of investigation. J. Edgar Hoover, who has been with the justice department since 1917, heads the division. The shipping board and the Merchant Fleet corporation, former independent federal agencies operating 24 boats and giving financial aid to many shipping lines, were taken over Thursday by the department of commerce. Secretary Roper said there would be no immediate changes In activities or personnel of the agencies. The bureaus of immigration and naturalization in the labor department also were merged. Secretary Perkins said the consolidation would save more than $1,500,000 a year. She said 136 of 3,907 em- ployes involved would be retired on pensions Aug. 19. Police and Teachers Clash in Strife-Torn Cuba WASHINGTON,!. (DIE)—Maintenance of industrial §>eace and a new attack on "chiselers" occupied the national- recovery administration Thursday. It was driving forward on another sector in its effort to restore order 'in the bituminous coal industry, The main problem:: facing Administrator Hugh S. Johnson and bis associates were: 1. Efforts of the national labor board to "settle strikes in Pennsylvania and elsewhere. 2. A thoro check-up to, see that violators of President Roosevek's re-employment' agreements have stopped "chiseling" tactics. 3. Resumption of the coal hearings, with the company union fight nearing a show-down. •• j John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine W,orkers of America, was to appear during the coal hearings He participated with operators of unionized mines in formation of what is know-n as the '"gen- Here the camera contributes a striking pictorial record of one of the fierce street riots that served ^al" or "Harrington" code. This as a spark to ignite the flame of open revolt in strife-ridden Cuba. Reinforced by mounted police, I is but one Qf more than 20 coal- army officers are seen charging a group of men and women school teachers in Santa Clara.. This | codes under^consideration. In_ad- was an incident in the general strike which paralyzed commerce and industrj in the politically torn island republic. • . ATTACK ON cmsELEHS BY NRA 15,STARTED Struggle to Maintain Peace Thruout Industry Japanese Peer Urges Personal Contact Between World Figures NET INCOME TAX B oys , Girls on STRUGGLE FLARES Comes Up at SAAR PEOPLE JAILED TRIER, Germany (U.E> — Four Saar district residents, alleged to have refused to "surrender" and to have fired on a frontier guard when crossing the border were jailed Thursday. Five German communists were arrested at the same time and charged with cooperating with foreign, communists. Test Your Knowledge Session of Committee DES MOINES (O!>--*rhe old fight of Iowa farmers for a net income, tax to replace the old general property levy was- giv~en another airing Thursday before the Iowa legislative: tax committee. Led by Francis Johnson, Terrfl], vice president of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation, George Lefler, of Stockport and A. B. Kline of Vinton, proponents of the income tax expounded their views for the committee which are holding open bearings prior to preparation of a set of bills for revamping the state's tax structure. Tax revision will be one of the most important subjects to confront a special legislative session this fall. Recommendations of the committee which may be influenced by the hearing which started Wednesday and concluded Thursday will be used by the legislature as a basis for its tax revision work. Johnson said the farm tax re vision plan was predicted on two major proposals. 1. Limitation of property and real estate tax levies to 10 mills, j 2. Installation of a classified i Get Free Swim transaction tax graduated accord- O wn lunches. ITIO" t*-» **•» VltH + Tr t r» Tiotr** r*f -frtt-rim- The Junior Chamber of Commerce has arranged for two free swim periods for children of the city plagrounds, at Can's pool on two days next week, as the final events -for the playground season. Mrs. Kate MIteJreHj wHo supervises the .P. T. A. free sw^mTperiod every Wednesday morning, will be in charge of the pool on these two mornings. The days are Monday and Saturday of next week, from S:30 to 11:30 au m. All children enrolled on the playgrounds for the past nine weeks are eligible to the free swim periods. The usual free swim on Wednesday morning will be held for all children in Ames. In addition to picnics announced pi-eviously for city park and Welch playgrounds, two other picnic groups will be held for boys of Brookside park and State field playgrounds, Director C. S.| Roberts announced Thursday. These will be held Friday this week. State field boys will meet there at 2 o'clock and go to north woods. Brookside boys will meet at Brookside at the same hour, and hike to north woods. There will be games and a nature hike in the woods. The boys are asked to bring their ing ers. "ability to pay" of taxpay- Income from property taxes under the proposed 10 mill limitation was estimated by Johnson at approximately $30,000,000 or from 20 to 25 per cent of the total state tax income. WASHINGTON. fEE)—Altho partment store sales showed a seasonal decrease during July they made the first gain over the corresponding period of the previous | Wholesale Grocers Build Warehouse Here An Iowa wholesale fruit and grocery firm is preparing to establish an Ames warehouse, it was revealed Thursday thru filing of a permit for construction of a building, at the office of the tcity manager. I It was learned that the firm's ; main office is in Red "Dak. The building is a one-story brick and tile structure for which ground already has been broken at 902 Second street. The lot is owned by W. E. Draper, 126 Stanton avenue, and the contract has been let to C. J. Fuchs. The year, since the start of the depres- j estimated cost is S3,000. sion, the federal reserve board reported Thursday. Sales in July in 431 reporting stores were 69 per cent of the 192325 average adjusted for seasonal variations, compared with 68 per cent in June, the recent low of 57 per cent in March and 65 per cent in July, 1932. The more favorable showing was attributed in some quarters to the NRA's efforts to increase public purchasing power by spreading employment and raising wages. The New York and Chicago federal reserve districts in July showed small losses compared with a SKELETON FOUND FT. MADISON (UJ»>—A badly decayed skeleton that may have been the bones' of an early Iowa pioneer or a» Indian was found here by inmates of the Iowa Stats penitentiary. The bones were found in the course of an excavation for the building of a new wall at the northwest corner of the prison enclosure. year ago. Richmond and Minneapolis were unchanged and other dis. tricts showed gains running up to 16 points in Dallas. Will Be Opened Here August 15 The Iowa highway commission on August 15, in addition to opening bids on 23.79 miles of pacing and four miles of "road -;, gradteg, also will ojien bids-.en s-^Targe amount of road materials.'to be used in laying bituminous••: gravel roads and other road surfacing, according to the weekly bulletin issued Thursday. These materials will provide --a. large quantity of road work falling within the ?10.055,000 federal aid for highways in Iowa which has been approved by the federal government. The materials will include 640,650 gallons of road oil: 12,605 cubic yards of a special grade of gravel used in bituminous surfacing; 1,696 cubic yards of mineral filler, which constitutes fine sand, stone dust or powdered clay; 90 tons of sand; 111,308 cubic j-ards of gravel or crushed stone for replacement on graveled roads, and ' 7,500 cubic yards of crushed shale' for the same purpose. The bituminous treatment is to be ,on roads in 14 counties which were built last year find given the first course of surfacing. These counties are Adams. Benton, Boone, Fayette, Hamilton. Lucas, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Plymouth, Polk. Taylor, Warren and Winneshiek. The gravel to be purchased for replacement in the maintenance of graveled roads cover roads in Guthrie, "Ringgold,. Wayne, Appanoose, Lucas. Marion, Jefferson, V:r. Buren, Washington. Louisa, Keokuk. Muscatine, Benton. Cedar. Clinton, Clayton, Dubuque, Delaware, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Jones and Linn counties. Another item on which bids will be opened August 15 is the construction of a seven-stall tile garage at the Charles City district maintenance office. ^ ^ k dition to discussing this code, Lewis was expected to attack operators who desired to deal only with unions formed at their own mines under company auspices. •" Theaters Next While discussion of the coal codes continued, hearings werf to begin on a far different business, that of the theater. A proposed code up for consideration would fix minimum wages for chorus girls and actors and set up standards of fair practice for Broadway. Hearings also were scheduled for Thursday on a code lor the hosiery industry. .Dr. L°o Wolman, ..chairman- of tne NRA labor advisory boar#«;*Bd 'acting chairman of the national labor board created by President (Continued on Page-Two) .Can you answer seven of these test questions? Turn to page 4 for the answers. 1. What is a Caliga? 2. Who wrote the open Tann- does Thanatopsis 4. Express 1933 1 n roman num- hauser? 3. What mean? erals. 5. On Tennessee? 6. Where is the what river is Knoxville, city ot Kobe? 7. How long does a United States patent run? S. Who was Calliope? 9. How did the wagtail bird get its name? 10. In what, book Is the quotr/.- Mon. "Now w», see through a glass darkly?" I Ames Scouts Enveloped in Clouds Atop Mountain; Head for Arizona Further messages were received by the Tribune-Times Thursday morning from the party of Ames boy scouts, headed by Harold ^. Schmidt, on a month's adventure tour of the southwest. Rains, mountain fogs, Indian reservations, combined to make the journey of the past few days full of adventure for the five boys and their leader. The boys include Duane Alexander, Le Roy Carr, Tom Crocker, Robert Thompson and Louis VanderlindMi. Tli« mpssageg are as follows: "August f>. Climbed Whit.ft mountain, one of the highest peaks in New Mexico, yesterday. W<> Mart lilnnnorl tn H j ar , )n (ll( , ni(1 rnlnp. 1»H didn't int. tb<> mornlPin tinll .mtil 12:20. We started la the rain and had not gona more than an hour when most of us were soaked to the skin. We followed a swift mountain streai.i and- crossed and recrossed it innumerable times. Hidden In Clouds "Near the top of the peak our party was separ.ited and some were enveloped in clouds, while the rest were in thin fog.below. For a moment it seemed as tho we were in for bad weather, and we remembered that, an officer with a party a week ago had been caught in a sleet and snow atom near the peak. They were on horseback unri had nearly frozen to d^ath. The clouds passed ouifkly, however, rrd wo wrrr saff. "Tlie peak '.,; 12,00,1 ffft (ConUnued ou Page Eight) LEWIS ASSAILS SELFISH FIRMS Pleads for $5 ( a Day; 30-hour Week WASHINGTON (U.E. 1 — Business interests which would seek to gain special advantages from the national recovery act were assailed Thursday by John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America, at the second day of the hearings on propDsed codes for the bituminous coal industry. Lewis presented labor's side of the code, devised ;it conferences here last month with operators of union mineS in 1.4 states. This was one of more th?n 20 ccal codes under consideration. Lewis pleaded for a basic $5.00 .wage scale for all bituminous miners with-inside da\ laborers receiving $4.75. He also demanded a 30-hour week. "More and more the framing of codes is a matter of bickering and bartering, of surrendering just as little as possible, and grasping r.s ranch as possible," Lewis paid. "This is a delusion which if permitted to continue will result in the economic suicide of those who are the victims of it. The only possible question whlrh rould he raised by employer* won'' 1 ho as to tho credential* if ^n^hv^p ropi*-. sematives— whether (hoy really PLANSMADETO COTINGEST May Move Thousands From Cities WASHINGTON (IIP)—Formation of quasi-governmental corporations to establish suburban colonies of workingmen is contemplated by the administration as part of its effort to reduce congestion in the cities. This aspect of the government's plans for transferring thousands of families from city tenements to their own. plots of ground in the country was revealed by Secretary of Interior Ickes in announcing appointment of Prof. M. L. Wilson of Montana State college as director of;,.-the. population redistribution program. .Wilson now is chief of the wheat production section of the agricultural adjustment administration. He will continue to direct that work until the wheat acreage reduction campaign is completed and first benefits are paid. '"The work Mr: Wilson is undertaking under my direction is .designed as a new step in American life," Ickes - said. "Altho the project is still in its formative stage, it is expected to develop nationwide scope and is to be dovetailed with the president's unemployment and public works programs. "This new unit in the interior department will deal with encouraging the dex'elopment of a .type of rural-urban arrangement where- industrial workers may be given -he opportunity to live on plots of land, near their place of employment, sufficient to produce gardens and part of their family living. Such subsistence homesteads will not enter commercial farm production and therefore will not disturb the national agricultural economy. • "Suburban colonies of this nature may be established by the federal government near several industrial centers eithe» thru quasi- governmental corporations or--else in cooperation with states and municipalities." President Roosevelt, long has I been interested in decentralizing industry. He believes many factories would find it advantageous to move out of cnies to places whore their employes could Jive in villages or on nearby small farms. Another phase of the program is the problem of moving farmers from poor land to good soil that can be farmed at a profit iu normal times. For initial financing of the entire program, $25.000.000 was set aside under the industrial recovery act. represent employes." he said, "Once sat.lsfird »* (0 Ulls Point l f 1" a legal oMiga" on of Employ, f™ under tlir :i<'' fft acoopt nnrl to il^il with rep/''.':r.'fitiv(>a of em- ployes in a spirit of cooperation," TOKIO. (UP.) — In an exclusive interview with the Unittd Press Thursday just before his departure on a world tour.' Prince lesato Tokugawa. premier peer of Japan and for 30 years president of the house of peers, said he believed "personal contact between world figures was the key to better international relations." "I should like to see eminent men of Japan to go abroad. To learn about other countries, seeing is much better than hearing. In this way the people of other lands would get first hand knowledge of Japan." j Short, stout and 70, Prince Toku. gawa is one of the most active men in Japan. For more than a quarter of a century he carried out the-exacting duties of president of the up~per house of the imperial diet, until he resigned this June. He long has been a firm friend of the United States, strongly advocating the most intimate relations between America and Japan. This was the spirit in which, he took up, 10 years ago, and has since held, the presidency of 'the America-Japan society here. At .that time Japan and the United States were embroiled over • the new Ame/ican Japanese law and Viscount Kaneko, until then society pfesident. had resigned in anger. The prince commented on the movement, recently initiated in (Continued on P.ige Three) PRICE PUN Would Take 2 Billion Lbs. Off Market WASHINGTON (UD—Emergency plans for raising hog prices were presented to the agricultural adjustment administration Thursday. Earl C. Smith one of the national corn and hog committee of 25, won impressive support in an administration conference of interested parties with the committee's plan to remove 2,000,000,000 pounds of hogs from the market in the next 12 months by paying a bounty to farmers on light pigs and brood sows. The plan provided for the marketing of 4,000,000 pigs ranging in weight from 25 to 100 pounds at pegged prices, ranging from $9 to f 6 per hundred in the 15-day period beginning next Tuesday. It also provided fop the immediate marketing of 1,000,000 sows above 275 pounds soon to farrow by offering a premium of $4 a head plus removal costs. "To make this effective,'* the plan „ proposed ' "we recommend that a very'substantial or restrictive processing tax be placed on 'all hogs; above 235 pounds' at the earliest possible date." The revenue to pay the bounty would be raised by the processing tax on pork probably,'a fraction of a cent-a* jjound, - .This would '-send . a large -amount -of cast hog raisers immediately." :/ v \ A. D. Majors',.president of the United States Livestock association formed Jan. 1 which has grown into an association of nearly 20,000 volunteer members, including range men, feeders and marketing men was prepared to pr-otest the plan. LISBON, Portugal General Italo Balbo and the crew of his fleet of seaplanes rested Thursday and prepared to take off for ancient Ostia, the seaport of Rome, Saturday morning on the last" stage of the greatest mass flight in history. Plans have been made at Rome for a triumphant reception of the fleet, now totalling but 23 planes because of the crash of the I-Rani at Pohta del Gada, in the Azores islands, \vhen the fleet took off for Lisbon Wednesday. •. The aviators were saddened by the death of Lieut. C. Squaglia in the crash of the I-Rani, but were eager to be home. With but five hours' sleep in the Azores after a flight from Newfoundland, the crews were exhausted when they arrived here Wednesday afternoon. On the flight to OstJa the fleet's course lay across Portugal and Spain, over the Mediterranean north of the Balearic islands and across the Tyrrhenian sea to the Italian coast, approximately 1,175 miles. State Center Will Observe Governor Day STATE CENTER—The program for the celebration of governor's day at this place Wednesday, Aug. 16, has been completed according to announcement made Wednesday by the committee m charge. The feature of the program will be the address at 1:30 by Gov. Clyde L. Herring. The governor will arrive In State Center at 10 o'clock by auto- gyro. The Eldora Training school band will give a concert at 10:30 At 11 o'clock a kittenball game between the Waltber league and the regular State Center teams will be staged. A picnic dinner will be served at noon with free watermelon on the school grounds. The training school band will give another conceit at 1 o'clock followed by the governor's address. The Melbourne and- State Center basebull teams wih meet at 2:30 for thsir third game 01 the season. Each team has one victory to its credit. At the same time, a kittenball game between (Gontiaue^-on Page Eight) Herbert Hoover * GMebrates 59th Birthday Thurs. ROOSEVELT WAITS REACTION TO HIS Is Believed to Favor Use of Economic Weapons HAVANA (U2)— Cuba's passive revolution in defiance of rigid martial law and the power of the army behind President Machado continued Thursday. A bomb exploded on Banandras street, killing a passerby. Another bomb damaged property but caused no casualties. The general strike which has cut off the city's supply of milk, bread, meat and other necessities of life was still in full force and hunger threatened thousands. Police .drove many bread lines away from . bakeries in the center of the city and took over the bread supply. . The presidential proclamation declaring a state of war was posted Thursday morning. It gave "participants in seditious movements," 24 hours from.the time of the signing of tlie decree to deliver arms and ammunition -to the authorities. Civil authorities are to relinquSh their authority to the military as soon as disturbances occur in any; locality the.proclamation said. The national executive conomittee of the Machado liberal party was called to discuss the peace,formula offered by 'Sumner Welles, American ambassador. PALO ALTO, Cal. (OE)— Still recuperating from the strain of four years as president of the United States, Herbert Hoover Thursday quietly observed his fifty-ninth birthday anniversary, without apparent thot of politics or affairs of state. Hoover remained secluded in his San Juan hilltop residence on'Le- land Stanford university campus, planning few observances to distinguish the day from others since his retirement. He returned Wednesday with a party, of close friends from a fishing trip on the upper Rogue river in Oregon. Fishing was not good. A small group of friends will gather Thursday night for an informal dinner. He took his usual early .morning stroll thru the hills that -fringe the campus, but will probably forego the evening walk. The last birthday Hoover spent here was in. 1928. There was little observance then, for he was preparing the important -address accepting republican nomination to the presidency, delivered in Stanford stadium the following day. Shoe Repair Shops Agree on NRA Code Ames shoe repair dealers met Wednesday night and agreed on a uniform schedule of business hours and on a uniform scale of prices in accordance with the provisions of the blanket NRA code regarding employment of help and establishing fair busines practices. It was reported that all repair shops in Ames were represented. The shops will observe the following business hours, effective at once: Daily from 7 a. m. to 5:30 p. m.. except that the shops will remain open until 9 p. m. on Saturday. and remain closed on Sunday. This schedule will remain in effect for the rest of the summer and until the national code applicable to the shoe repair industry is established. ~ '- /JlT ' ^ ™~" ~~~" French Troops Are Sent to Frontier PARIS il'.r>- French troops have been sent, to HuninRv.e, Kembs and Chaiampe on the German frontier in response to a demand from the population for a £uard against es- cnpados of nazis, Le Journal's Mul- liouse correspondent reported today. Troop?, wrrr from the Mulhouse CHICAGO <U.E>—A blond woman whom police described as leader of a ruthless bandit gang responsible for scores of robberies and at least one murder was held here Thursday after being captured by a heavily armed raiding squad. She was Mrs. Eleanor Jarmon, 27. mother of two children. Arrested with her was George Kennedy. 30. Leo Minneci, 27. who surrendered several days ago. furnished information lea'ding to their a-rest. The three were accused of the robbery and slaying of, Gustav Hoeh, 70. a clothing store owner, last week. Mrs. Jarman and Kennedy admitted the holdup, police said, and Kennedy confessed firing j the shot that killed Hoeh as he attempted to pursue the gang to the automobile in which thev escaned. In Discussion With Ambassador HYDE PARK. N. Y. (TIE)— Wbrried -by ti&e riotous Cuban political situation. President Roosevelt Thursday awaited reaction to his " sharply worded pronouncement that in effect told the Machado government to restore tranquility or resign. Mr. Roosevelt was within reach ,^ of a telephone in the study of" his veowiitry hom% eager, to" •i.ea.f •• from the state department tfift s latest development^. He was gravely concerned over: the" tutn of events that threaten to embroil his administration in the affairs of the island republic. While the summer white house declined to embellish the brief statement issued after a conference between the president and Ambassador Oscar B. Cintas, the distinct impression was that its terse sentences were an invitation to President Machado to " act swiftly and decisively for peace and if unable, to make way for a successor. Meanwhile, it was insisted there was no change in the American policy of non-intervention so far as the sending of armed forces was concerned. The feeling here was that Mr. Roosevelt instead was prepared to use, if necessary, economic weapons. Observers leaned to the opinion that in order to accomplish his purpose he might offer aid in. stabilizing the Cuban economic situation provided political strife was brought to a quick end. That ^economic problems constituted a major portion of the discussion between Mr. Roosevelt and Senor Cintas was shown in the statement from the summer white house. It read: "The president and Ambassador Cintas discussed the Cuban situation especially in its economic aspects. "They feel that the problems of starvation and of depression are of such immediate importance that '0 every political problem should be met in the most patriotic spirit in order to improve conditions at the earliest possible moment. "The ambassador is communicating with his government." Thursday 'Mr. Roosevelt is expected to forego his watch of the Cuban situation to review the administration's financial and economic plans with Secretary of the Treasury William Woodin. Republican members of the house foreign relations committee pledged their support Thursday to President Roosevelt's policy in dealing with the Tnhan crisis'. Rep. Hamilton Fish of New York (Continued on Page Two) garrison. Those- at rhalampe.; occupied <!]<• newly completed Rhine Million Workers Come Under NRA With New Pledges CHICAGO (U.Pi—More than a million employes in Illinois, [ow^ and Wisconsin vere expected to come under the NRA Thursday with arrival of additional pledges at district administrative quarters from business firais in the three states. Pledges received Wednesday ag- 6,322. bringing to 932,456 fortifications, the number of employes working for companies now under the blue K«.Rle in the district, Wednesday's pledges inn-eased ih*> number of Chicago firms under j the rod** to 13,796. These firms em j Jploy 629.247 persons, I AUNT LINDY SAYS- Boys pick all the "pippins" off the family tree and leave all the "Bald- vrins" for the girla to pick.

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