Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on February 9, 1933 · Page 6
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1^ ^ rHE rOLA DAILY REGISTER, THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 9, 1933. TOLA, KANSAS ^ IflLA DillLY RECISTER CUAS. F. SCOTT Eaiercd at th« lola. Kansas. rostofQco «s Second Class Jlattcr. Teleiiliono '. : -— 3S (P'rivato Branch Exchange CounoctiDg All Departments.) iSUBSCIUPTIOK KAT£S By Carrier in lola. Gas City, LaHarpe, : ' ^ and Bassett. On? Vtcek J _. 15 Cents One Year *7.80 ' - • UT MAIL Oulsii,! Allen County Oup Ytar v »5.00 Six Vonihs [ 1 $2.50 Tiirce Jlonths . . ¥1.50 Oiic- ilo^ith ]. 50c In Allen County Yi'ar _$3.D0 Hixl ilnntlia ^i-lo Thr '.50 Xlouths ?1.00 Onu -Montll -—• ilKMBElt .V-SSOCfATi;i> VRKSS • ' jTU*' ltei:i.•^le^ carrieft tlie Associattd l*ress. ii'jMjrt siieiial li!i\sed wire. The jVsso- ciaU'd ijrt -Kb is eii-lusively entitled tu use fur tv^at>lii;:iti <iu of ail ncH'S diMputdio.s t-j 'fdited! t*f it or not ocberwise rredited in this (Mipcr, and also the local nev.s pub- lL .sti(ul hen-in. .\11 righu of republication of h|rf!Ciul (liNpalcUea herein oro iUo reserved, . CHRIST FOR ALL-ALL FpR CHRISI tu>f nil•>lMl .m « Ulh Ml»»t Hli ->»l« 'Iti m Uir, T irE nioiiUi FdiMlilau would ThouuhL [or Toddy roUNTAIN' OP PRAISE: O I, open lllou my lips; ami my ••^luill shew forth, ihy praise. balance between values existed that made it possible for him to exchange his labor week, by weelc for the things he wanted and needed. Money scarcely entered the picture at all. , - ' Today that man is without a jol^ and he is down to his last five dollars. Tne landlord has kicked him out of his rented house .and th.e. finance company has taken back the automobile it was,letting him have the use of for certain payments every mQnth. Today that man OWNS, just as much as he did five years ago; namely, five dollars in his pocket and the clothes on his back. But five years ago hp was prosperous ahd today he is facing starvation. Why? Simply because a state of IMbalance between values exists that makes it impossible now for him. to exchange his labor for the things he needs and wants. It is his job that has vanished, not the money. It is the exchange that has vani.shed, not the medium of e.vchange. THE^ LA^T WORD IN 'TECHNOCRACY UTILITIES MERCHANDISING L.AW. The stale .senate yesterday voted down 11 proposHl to repeal what is known ns the utilities .merchandising law, a .statute enacted two yours ago prohibiting public .utilities com- pnjiics in Kansas from selling merchandise such as stove.i refrigerar all show forth, tny praise, ^^j.,^ electric appliances, clcsirest ,not sacrifice ;_else ^^^^ ^^^^^^^ ^ ^^^^^ I give it.—Psalm 51:15-16. \ "MORE MONEY" i It i.s liot hard to understand tlie peisi.sicnt demand in limesj like thcsi- lor "more money," tor .some •proHiiim of monetary inflation. The whole problem, from the individual .st;;ncipoiht. centers in the fact that wf haven't enough money; if we had more money, everything would be all right. It is not suiprisinB, per- hai)s, that we should wish to apply to national economicsthe thing that would be a .solution to our individual problem. .Unfortunately that can"t be done. Money economics is one of. the most involved and difficult problems that one can set _ his mind to, but it might help keep our thoughts on the subject clear if we would ju.st-recall the time honored definition of money, "a medium of ex- Change,"—if we would not forget that: prosperity depends upon the ' exchange of goods and commodities, not - upon the medium tlirougli which that exchange is facilitated. -There Ls more money in the Uiii- ted states today than there was five years ago. The reason it isn't doing anybody any good lies in the fact i that relative values of commodities and services have been thrown out of balance .so badly that their exchange Is almost impo.ssible. It i.s. the "excliange,".npt the "me- fliiim," that h.is gone haywire. Five ye.ir.s ago a farmer coitld rai.sc a lliou.snnd bushels of wheat and exchange it for an automobile. TlKit made busines.s. That made IJrospority for the farmer as f'ell as the automobile manufacturer and all his employees. • But the prosperity was created not because a thousand dollars, in currency or bank credit existed in Uip land, but because the relative values of wheat and automobiles werc; sufficiently on a par to malce pcssifale the exchange of one for the other. Today the farmer cannot traide a ; thousand bu.shels of wheat for an ; autothobile, and that makes bu.sl- nc.s-s .iiiid-for the farmer, the mah- ufactm-er, and the unemployed who .shoujd be working in the automobile factory but are not. Is it because a thousand dollars in Currency or bank credit is not available? Of .cpur.se not. It is because the value of wlieat with relation to the value of aiitomobiles has dropped td the poiiit where one can no longer be exchanged for the other. The com|)lete story of the depres- sioii is contained in this one cxam- l)le plus the 10 milliorf.variations of it that could be named. It is the exchange itself that has vanished, not the medium of exchange. As to how to restore the balance of relative values that will make ex• change possible again—that is another question, and one which has not yet been satisfactorily answered by the advocates of cun'ency inflation. .sure from organized independent dealers in the.se .same commodities who maintained that the • utilities ccmpanies wore cheating them out of their fair share of this business tiirough unfair jiractices. They wore charged with selling at an .actual less and then charging that loss up to operating costs in other department.^:. How many of the charges were true we do not know. But wo do know that the chief results 6f the law as it has operated the past two years have been: to bring an in crease of business to the independent hardware and appliance dealers of exactly zero; to shift a portion of it to the mail order houses; to throw out of jobs two or three thousand^ utilities salesmen and-sei-vice men; to sock the ultimate consumer with higher prices,^ stiffcr terms, and •poorer service. The senate would have done well to repeal this stupid law. We hold no brief for public utilities Companies, but neither do we hold any brief for legislat;ion designed to help any group of business men in the st^te at the expense of the ultimate con.sumer. The sooner government quits meddling in busine.ss and restricts its activities to governing, the better we'll be. There are ways and ways of saj» ihg money. One of the poorest ^e can think of right now is to frost your hands shoveling snow for an hour wlien ,some poor devil without a cent in his pocket or' a sack of flour in his house lias offered to do it for you for a quarter. If you have tlio quarter, for heaven's sake give it to him and let him work! From Other Papers •:• • • •:• •> •:• • • •> •:* •> •> <• •> % 50 YEARS AGO •:• Editorial and News Items from •:• the lola Regi-ster of <• •:• February 9, 188:'. * * <•<!•••>«> •:• •:• •:• •> •:• • • •> •> GUNFIRE ENTERS IOWA MILK WAR Colony Press:; The air was so clear on Sunday morning last that the sound of that thou.sand pound bell at lola, twelve miles away, could be plainly heard in Colonj'. A. G. Jones took ^a car load of hogs to Kansas City last w-eek! As he returned with a smile on his face we jJi-esunie lie struck a good; market. The old Robeson wagon shop building, has been moved to the vacant ^ot on West street, opposite Ellis^s livery stable. The ground on which it stood is thus left clear for the commencement of work on the new brick building which will be made as soon as the weather permits. Mrs. Squire Young met with quite a serious accident last Fi'iday when coming to town. The buggy in whicli she was riding was overturned and sh? was thrown upon the frozen ground, breaking the shoulder blade and suffering internal Injiiries. Dr. Hendricks ,was summoned, and at last accounts Mrs. Young was doing as well as could be reasonably ex-, pccted. • The Presbyterian choir has been very mateilally strengthened by the acquisition of Mr.s. Dr. Gifford 4nd Mrs. E. S. Miller i 1 We understand that the New York Hot^ will change hands the last of this month. Mr. Chase having sold his interest in it to Mr, W.,H. Ling, of Coffeyville. ThouKh their truck, shown above, was riddled with bullets when they tried to runthc milk blockade and market their milk in Sioux City, Harry and Keats Markell. South Dakota farmer.s. plan to defy the blockade and resume their milk routes. Their father. H. D. MiirkcU. 67. lie.s near death p.s the result of .shooting in which both the Markell .boys, .were also slightly wounded when pickets tried to halt their truck in'4owa just across the South Dakota linp. Noil Cochran also slightly wounded, is under aiTcst a .-i one of tlie pickets. : Hci'e's another jiicture: Five years ago an lola man was working for $35 a week. He was not the kind who .saved money and accumulated property; he tlldn't even keep a bank account. But that ' year lie ;was prosperous. He had an automobilo. ho had a good home to live.In, he had all the good food he wnnied; he wore good clothes, he could go to the picture show whenever he liked, he could take his wife on a week's vacation in the summer. He didn't own a thing: he rented his Jiouse/ and furniture, his automobile belonged to the financc.com- pany. He seldom had even as much afi a five dollar bill in his pocket. ! Each week ho cashed his pay check and. used it to pay the bills contracted the week before.. But in spite of the fact that he i owned nothing and seldom had morfe than five dollars Jn his pocket, be wa^ prosperous. Why? Simply because a state of AMAZING. Emporia Gazette: The annoimce- ment from President-elect Roosevelt Of his plan of reconstruction, for the United States is the most amazing declaration that has been made by a man in the first rank of American politics since the declaration of war by Woodrow Wilson. It comprehends a planned program for American industrial, agricultural and social life; a revolutionary program which will put under and into government a changing purpose tliat shall move our world. A thousand corollaries flow from the Rooseveltian announcement. Government control and probably ownership of all water-power and incidentally electrical power. ' Government control of floods and hence of agricultiu-e. Government reforestation. Government entering into the intimate life of the people to say upon which lands crops profitably may be planted and which must lie fallow. It is cheap to criticize this change by challenging it as .socialism yet it is state capitalism and in the embryo of the plan is a complete about face of the American attitude toward government. Liberty and individualism are to be suljriierged in the inteiest of the larger jiustice and the 'greater good to the greater number. Bia more amazing than plap_ it self is that such a pronounclanien- to could be made by the presidentr elect of the United ?tates four weeks before his inauguration without causing a market slump unprecedented in our history. The market Is dead. It cannot rise or fall or be galvanized by any stimiiliis; that also is terrifying as well as a.stound- ing. Amazement crashes upon amazement in these -strange days. Chicago—This is the story of a man without a jail. He is Joe Lousanne. G8. of Clarendon Hills, fined for striking a tax collector. • The fine wasn't paid, but thej- couldn't put Joe in jail at Clarendon Hills because the village hasn't any. So tlie slieriff at Wheaton was asked to take care of Joe, but he declined, saying he had too many boarders already. Downers Grove was asked to lend its jail, but refireed. Hinsdale agreed to take Joe as a temporary proposition, but changed the offer when it was learned his commitment papers were not in order. So Hlnstiale sent him back home. "^CARLYLE Feb. 6.—J. C. GUkeson has bfeon helping Ed Kelly cut hedge the jias*. week. Garnet and Oyneth Lowe spent Wednesday night wilii Maxine Up- sliaw. Mrs. Braswell and Donald called on Mrs. Powell Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Gilkeson-and Mr. and Mrs. Punston called Friday evenini,' at the Wisner home, ' Mrs. Braswell and children and Mr. and Mrs. Wingler were among those who attended a shower and party at the Melvin home Friday eveniiig. In honor of Mr. and Mis. Leonard Dunbar. • Mr. Higginbotham made a business trip to Osawatomie Saturday. Mr. and Mlrs. Raymond Hideout. Pittsburg, Kas.. came Saturday evening for- a visit with Mrs. Rideout's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Archer on Sunday- Mr. and -Mrs. Curtis Yowell and Elna and Mi', and Mi "S. Venice Taylor and little daughter came and spent the day also with them. Caryl ' Readel who has been • in the governmetit hospital at Fort i Lyon, Colo., the past four months, j came Saturday for. a two weeks' \isit with home folks and also to make a business trip to Kansas City. Mrs. Millard Crook and son La Verne sijent Saturday and Sunday with her sister Mrs. ReSiilel and family. MJ -. and Mrs. Jim Strawderman and family lola, and Mrs. Dora Strawderman and Mr. tmd Mrs. Bert Zlnk and children spent Sunday at the J. R. Wingler home. to. and Mi's. Ed Kelly were dinner guests at the Joe Kelly home Sunday. Mrs, Wisner ahd Edwin enjoyed a week-end visit with her son Judson and family,, and. her daugliter Mrs. John Keyser and son, from Oklahoma. Because of the severe cold wave which came Monday. evening the Old Carlyle school bus was unable to get the children to school Tucs- i day.: J Scott McCoy and Carj'l Readel i attended a Legion meeting in lola Monday night. JMi 'S. McCoy spent the evening with Mrs. Reaael. Mr. Archer is suffering from a slight attack of Influenza this week. FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS .... BY BLOSSER A Cross Section! COME O M! JUST WTCH ^^^tf^a HILE THE. 5E^PLA.tslE, WITH • UKJCLE. HA,RCV MvlD BILLV BOWLEeSi IN !T,5EAi?CHES .FOR FRECKLES., LET US &IVE YOU^ A BRIEF PEKl PICTURE Of=' THE SER15, OF TIBUROU— f^HE SER15 UlUE IM A CODE BOWtR, MADE OF WESQUfTE LIMBS, • COVERED WITH BRAK!CH£.5,SHE:IX5, BITS OF TIM,ETC. FOE A COOF A. 5TI2feNSE LAZY TEISE. WHILE,OM THE. CTTHEB HAKID/TIHEY ARE.BEYOKil) A DOUBT. THE FAe .TE3T_^ RUrOWEES OKI EARTH k ^ . ' |HE YOUNS SEE! WOMAW'S :HIEF ADOBKJMEMT IS HBJ? PAINTED FACE-A BAWD IS PAWTED ACEOSS HEX •W06E AMD UNDER THE EYES TtTTEMIC IN CHAEACTER, IT PROBABLY REACHES BACK INTO THE DIM PA&T. Have you a house for rent? Or foi; sale?. Want; to buy inythiug? tTse ttie Cla,ssifieii coltimnsl HEJR ONLY TOOLS AEE THE HUPF AMD 'A CRUDE IM30DEW AWL-VMlTH THEMIMEY CRUSH EOWE, MULL SEEDS AND PER- POEM OTHER SUNDRY DUTIES A WEIRD, MYSTERIOUS AND BARBARIC RACE OF PEOPLE — - MO FAiLS Bliss HSiichel E. Heath, Former lola .?iiidfir College Stnflenl, Hdii- oreia at Emporia Teachers.' NEOSHO FALLS, Petj. 6.—The usual attendance'and interest with services as usual at thp M. E. church Sunday. The same busj.- workers and the faithfulnes.s of the pastor at all sen'ices marked the, day as commonplace with other Sundays. With' thankful hearts t:S are glad for the established custom wliicli has become a part of our lives. Junior church had charge of the first part of the service Sunday evening with the pastor giving the latter part. Next Sunday evening the first part of the sei-vice will be conducted by members of the congregation more than 6.5 years of age. Music has already lieen arranged, by them. All are most cordially invited to attend these services. RutJi Miller sijent tlie week-end at home. She is staying with Mrs. N. P. Settlemeyer and attending school at Sunnyslde tliis winter. ; Mlfis Rachel E. Heath of Neosho Falls was elected secretaiy of t'ho [Theta Sigma Upsllon soroiity at-the Kansas; State Teachers college at Emporia the beginning or tlils semester. Miss Heath was a membsr Of the class of '29 of the lola junior doUegc and will receive her degree tlils semester. She has u double major in English and Education and minor in history. She '.vas u former teacher in Allen county, at N^rth Maple Grove. A number from liere attended the Neosho lodge No. 27 A. P. & A. M. at Leiioy, last Thursday eveiiinsr. Virginia Pclds the throe-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mi-s; Glen Pelds, has been quite ill with a very severe cold. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Gordon entertained at dinner Wednesday evening. Ml', and Mrs. Glen Finney. Mr. and Mis. Lloyd Herdman anO Mr. and Mrs. Ott. Glen Dale has been quite ill for some time but is somewhat Improved at present. Mf. Wm. Blagg is slowly im.irhv- ing from his long illness. Mr. B. B. Moore one of the first settlers of this part of Kansas celebrated his 85th birthday, Janunrv 28. Mr. Moore has lived just nortii of the bridge here for many yeai-s and very much enjoys the companionship of his many friends hero. Tliose who were guests helping liim celebrate were Mi', and Mrs. B. | H. Moore and Earl Scott o^ Yates Center. .Alex Lynn of Vernon, Mr. and Mrs. Pi-ank Tidd and family. Prank Forbes and the Irwin Moore family. His many friends here wish him many more happy birthdays. Jno. Weiland who has been bc- cujiying Mrs. Linda LeavitfS: farm has moved into the Herb Dix home. Smith brothers have m.oved from the Crane farm to the Linda Lea\-itt farm. Art Price has moved from the farm here he has occupied for several years, to a farm near Carlyle. Our mayor A. D. Gordon went: to LaHa riie Monday on business, j Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Scott liave recovered from, an attack of the flu. Mrs. Jessie Wilday of " Pansons was guest of her sLstcr; Mrs. Mary Kent', Monday. Miss Louella Driskill spent the week-end in Winona, Okla., guests of friends. Mr. J. E. Williams had his tiar stolen from lola Monday^ night. He was fortunate in-.rpcovering it Tui^s- day. Mi-s. Angell who has been ill for several months is somewhat improved at iiresent. Miss Ada Brilcs is caring for her. Mrs. MoUie Crane who has been very ill is much improved. She has been enjoying numerous calls from her many friends and the plants and letters sent to her. She also enjoys reading the newspapers and other books and conversing with her friends on the news of the day. Mrs: Edith Parrinden and daughter Suzanne. El Dorado, were guests of their aunt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. MuiTay. last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Heath were Sunday dfnner guests at the;home of Mr. and.Mrs. Fi'ank Delp. The occasion was honoring the birthdays of Mes;dames DeliJ and Matthews and Mi.ss Umeda Delp. Several guests w^ere present and all enjoyed the.most bountiful dinner, served in the most pleasing manner'by the hostes.s. Mr. and Mrs. Bud iWolford are moving from the farm west of town. Don't Trifle With Coughs I)oi\"t let tiiem gf-t a strangle hold. FigJit germs quickl). Creomuision combines tlic 7 liest helps knbivn to modem science; Powerful but harmless. Pleasant to take. No narcotics. Your druggist will refund your money if any cough or cold no matter how lonfr standing is not relieved by Creomulsion. (adv.) STOMACH UPSET Get at the real cause. That's what thousands of stomach sufferers are doing now. Instead of takinu, tonics, or trying to patch up a poor digestion, they are attacking the real cause of the ailment—clogged liver and disordered bowels. Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets help arouse the liver in a soothing, healinij way. When the liver and bowels are porforming thdr natural,functions, people rarely sufTer from indigestion and stomach troubles. : 1 lave you a bad taste; coated tongue, poor appetitc,:a lazy, don't-care feeling, no ambition or energy, trouble with undigested foods? Try Olive Tablets, tlie substitute for calomel. Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets are a purely vegetable compoimd. Know them by tlieir olive color. They do the work without griping, cramps or pain. .111 druggists. 15c, 30c and 60c. Talce one or two at bedtime for quicli relief. Eat what you lilcc They've Stood the Test of Time Established 1906 Wiliiams Monument Works 301 So. Wash. lola, Kas. - rm: CURIOUS WORLD r Ql>JiNG - PHALANGGffi- HAS A TAIL'MADE LIKE A FEATHER-' : - cuMiYmAtmvicr.iKr. -/^ ) TUK f;.\L.\P..Vf;O.S ISLANDS were'named for the huge tori.o;>, - louiul then- . . . .L'alapagos being the Spanish word for torjois-. Tlie.sp Kinnl creatiires attracted food-seeking ships to the Isluml • tor several centuries, but the supply is running dangerously io„. and total oxtiiKtion is threatened. They furnl.shed excellent'finid 101- okl-iime :jea!)ien. .''iiue they could'be kf-pt on board alive wu,': out loiid or Walter tor a year, and kiriod just as needed. VRVT: What Kiigli.sh kinff couM not spenk KiiKlish'.' i: which they have occupied for several years to a farm near Yates Center. Mr. Coy has sold his residence here to Pred Heslopiand has rented the Art Price i farm, southwest of town, where he will .soon move. Pat Heffern wlio lias been living on the Schriei' farm has moved to the Guy Denny farm, southwest of town. 'I Herb Dix has moved from his resi- j dence here, to the Schrier farm, j west of town. . i Mrs. Minnie Fields who has been ' vei'y seriously ill at the home ofluT sister, Mrs. Mary Duncan, is unini- proved and vei'y ill at pre.spnt j I^embers of the Clay Bunk Fiu lul- ers union had a business iii '.'inni!.; and social hour at the home Wessie Byficld Wednesday nislit. The Rev. Harix>r of PincKncyvulo, 111., gave an entertainmentat the ; M. E. church here Thursday cvenlr-g of last week. showiiiR slmt's oi "Petri," the city of stone. The ie:'- ture and pictures were well.received. Rev. Harper is the father of Mis; Ruth Harper, music director here. AFEW^y STORE ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Flriday and Saturday, February 10 and 11. lola FLOUR and other wheat £oor products SALE Wheat pr;Mlu(ts make up a surprisingly large par« of the foods we eat. We an- feiiturihg a number of these whoU'some appeti'/ing wlieat foods at special reduced prices. Airway Coffee^T'r. 3 Lbs. 54c Pineapple'""''-i''"'2 No. 2V^ Cans 29c PostToasties Large Package lOe Cocoa Raisins In Cellophane In Cellophane Salmon ^-^^^ Tall Cans 25-o«. Cans KC Baking Powder Wheaties Ks ~. Morton's Iodized 32 -Oz. Pkg. .. ... MUk Kaw, From Young-'s Dairy 2 Lbs. 19c 2 Lbs. 13c 2 for 19c .2 for 3S^C Pkg. 10c 3 for 25c Qt. Jc Flour Ct^reals IS-lb. Hag CRE.4M OF WHEAT OR HARVEST BLO.SSOM GEORGIA PORGIE '' 59c Pkg. 19c Lettuce Heads Onions '"^"'^^ Good Keepers ..Ea. 5c 5 Lbs. 9c Sweet Potatoes 10 Lbs. 13c l^hubarb % Lbs. 2Sc New Cabbage Lb. 3$ MEATS iPork. 2-lb too ir , 4-lb. Pieces k liM.S. Loin Roast Pure Lards^'^'T lo Lbs. 44c BeefiEoastc:^'^ Beef Per Lb. 9^^ Cll@©SO ''7'"'"' 2^ Lbs. Side Meaf ^ Fresh Lean, Lb. 5^ If

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