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t»AGE FOUR i " THE IQLA DAILY I^EGISTER, MONDAY EVENING. FEBRbAR^ 13. 1938. iOLA. KANSAS lOtA DAM EEGl^TER CHAS, F. SCOTT Entered at ths lola^ Kansas, Fostofficc Beeond Class Matter. ; Telepbon* .. . _ 18 (Priyat* Branch ' Exchange Connectinf All .Departments.) SUBSCRIPTION RATES By Carrier in lola. Gas <Sty, UBrpe, * and Bassett. One'Svdck IB Cents One Year —. -__:_»7.80 One Year Six Months .... Three Months One Month BY MAIL OutsiSti Allen Coontr ._$5.0'0 _$2.50 _*1.50 50c One Year Six Months Three Months One Month — In Allen Ooontr _$8.00 »1.7S 41.00 ^_....60c MEMBBB ASSOCIATED PRESS The Register carries the Associated Press _ report by special leased wire. The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to use . for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paperl and also the local news published herein. All rights of republication of ^special dispatches herein are also reserved. CHRIST FOB ALL-ALI, FOR CHRIST Bible Thought for Today A SECRET EETBEAT: Hear my voice, O Ood, In my prayer: preserve my life. Hide me from the secret coimsel of tlie wicked.—PsaJm 64:1-2. CONGRESS ABDICATES. Ever since the' days of Magna Chart'a, when the Barons of England ; wrung from the reluctant hands of Old King John the agreement that : the representatives of the people should have the last word about the •way the monej^ of the people, paid in as taxes to the King's treasury, should be spent, no popular right has been more jealously guarded by English speaking people. The founders of this Republic; of British descent, wrote it into'our Constitution. All revenue measiu-es shall, originate in the House of Representatives and not a dollar shall be taken out of the public treasury- except in accord- jmce with act of Congress. - But the Democrats In the House of Representatives seem about to abdicate, at least bne-half of their control over Federal fjinds. They still, presumably, will rciain their ancient authority to initiatie revenue bills, and thus determine how the money is to be raised. But they are about '*o turn ,over to the President the responslbUity of' saying how: that pioney will be spent. They propose Jo authorize him to fix salaries of ipovornment employees and to wipe but all functions and activities of the Government as he may deem unnecessary. Such power as the Democrats now propose to vest in the hands of the President is the greatest ever suggested for any president in time of peace. Indeed it is doubtful if any war power ever entrusted to the President extended to so great a degree. This proposal is an abjject acknowledgment of the impotence of the legislative branch of the govem- \ ment such as our history never before has witnessed. Leaders of the House frankly admit it. Speaker Garner said: "The power has got to be given to the • executive. Congress ' either hasn't the ingenuity or the tiisposition to do it." \ The Speaker was talking about balancing the budget when he used those words. For more than a year now Congress has been trying to balance the , budget;1trying to force expenditures down to the level of income. And now the! Speaker of the House frankly acknowledges it b^s failed, admits that C<»}gress lacks, either the Ingenuity or the disposition, to do vkiat is its plain duty. :The situation is another illustration of the extent to which tlie employees of the Government are able to control the Government, Why dioesn't Congress cut salaries, or abolish functions and' activities that are not necessary, or at least can be dlspensbd with? For the simple reason that the Government employees whose salaries would be cut or whose positions, would be entirely ellmlnat- e<l, havt too much political ihflu- .enqe. Congress cannot stand the liressure these employees would be able to bring to bear upon them. Of course nobody in this country is. afraid of a Mussolini dictatorship even if this extraordinary and unprecedented power is conferred upon Mr. Roosevelt. In the first place Roosevelt is not Mussolini. In the second place the United States is I not Italy. The lesson of it is that what is ' needed in Congress is leadership i a.hd courage. That such a proposal I is seriously offered Is an evidence I oif the decadence of Congress which . the country may well contemplate \vith melancholy misgivings. THE RIGHT ATTITUDE TOWARD COOPERATIVES. The farmer who Joins i a co-operative with the idea that mere joining will immediately broaden his maricet, raise his prices and bring him prosperty, Is doomed to disappointment. When enough farmers join with the Intention of working with and for the cooperative, loyally supporting it and seeking new'members, in order to, build for the future, they will get what they are looking for. The cooperative movement is gradually bringing agriculture out of chaos. It is laying a foundation on which permanently profitable prices and good markets can be built. That must be done before any progress at all can be made, precisely as, years ago, it was done in major industries. Cooperation, then, is simply enlightened self-interest. It .isn't a qiiack panacea for all the farmers' Ills. It is akin to the treatment of a first-class surgeon who knows that whenever possible, he must get his patient in good general condition before attacking precise troubles. And the cooperative movement holds perhaps to a greater degree than we realize, the future of American farming. • .' SOLVENT AFTER ALL. Wherever two or three American citizens are gathered together these winter days each begins to tell the other how hard times are, how high taxes are and how impossible it is to pay the interest. Each has a more harrowing tale than the other and they separate at last all convinced that he is living in the worst of all possible times in the worst of all possible worlds. But liere is a singular thing: During 1932 business failures in the United States amounted to only 1..36'r of all the busmess enterprises of the country. Tliat isn't as bad as it was in the last great panic. In .1893 business failures amounted to 1.40% and In 1893 it was 1.46%. It isn't even as bad as it was in 1930 and 1931. In fact the failure of only one and one- third of all the business enterprises can-ied on in the countrj', in a year such as last year, is not so bad. At the very worst it is evident that most of the busine.ss of the countiy is solvent and there is no basis for the gloomy predictions that everybody is going broke. The Foreign Debt Delega tion Arrives in March HUMBOLDT NEWS Crowd Tnms Oat (or Meeting of Swe^e Center Grange Saothwest ot Hwntralfit Friday. <•« • • • • • •:• <• •:• <• • •:• • •:• 25 YEARS AGO Items from The Register of Febniary 13, 1908. •> • •:• • • • • •> • •:• • • BROTHERS REUNITED AFTER 51 YEARS J. H. Dalby. Missouri Pacific agcni, at Gas City, has resigned his position to take up a new position which has been created in the accou.itini; department of the United Kansas Portland Cement compnny. Ke '.vill have charge of the tnifflc which comes under the-, accounting department. Last evening at the honip ol ti bride's Fister and broiher, Mr. aiid Mrs. Jason SherroII, on Soutii Kcij- | tucky street. Miss Minnie Kerr was linitcd in marriage to Mr. J. L, Adamson. The wodding service of the First Methodist chur:h was rend by the jDastor. Rev. J. M. son, in the presence or a small ;roup of relatives and friends. A SINGULAR LAMENT. On nearlng the end of four years here, I regret only two votes, one tiiat helped to create the Federal Farm Board and the other one for the moratorium of a year ago. However, my greatest chagrin is that I have not been permitted to vote on any comprehensive measure that would cheapen the dollar. —Congressman W. P. Lambertsoi?. These are singular laments indeed from a man elected as a Republican. In two cases he regrets that he supported the program of a Republican President. In the third he mourns because he has had no opportunity as yet to violate a fundamental Re- pubUcan principle. ' Wilham Allen White is 65 years old. He not only admits it, but in a : nieasiu:ed. and modest way he brags ' about it. So far from being in the j "lere and yellow leaf." his life is in : the golden and mellow leaf.' Long may he wave. Last spring Senator Glass made a remark in the Senate that banlcers "hu-ed some bongressmen" to oppose bankhig legislation. Senator Nye once wrote in a letter to another Senator stating his belief that a certain Senator was receiving favors from the head of a large company in return for favors during a tariff fight. And yet when the Senate's sergeant-at-arms prirvted an article in which he said that "very few members of Congress are crooked,' the. Senate in a spasm of indignant self-righteousness up and fires him. The question naturally arises whether the reputation of Senators for veracity is so bad that nobody believes what they say about each other, and that it only becomes important when somebody else says it. From Other Papers CHEAP LAND. Parsons Sun: Farm land in Labette county was never cheaper than it is today and the man who has-money to invest can't go wrong in buying at present farm values. Recently a fairly well improved quaiter in this county sold for $7.50 an acre. Many farms are ILsted at a fraction of their actual worth. "In a few years a lot of us are going to be hiring someone to kick us around a block because we passed up tliese Labette county farms at these 1933 prices,"iKirby Barton, president of the First National bank, said recently.' He's; right. The farmer who has his land clear and isn't forced to sell is a chump if he sells out at the price, he can get in days Uke these. , Real estate has always been good property. Those who sold out farm and city property to Invest in other securities a few years ago are sorry now that they sold. Those who can buy farm land or city property at today's values will be glad in a few years that they had the good sense to buy. Columbia, Mo.—After 38 years, Claud M. Wheeler's' umbrella is home again. 'Wheeler, who lives in Chicago, came to Columbia in 1895 to see the University of Missouri football team defeat VanderbUt, 16 to 0. He etched; the score and his name on his imibrella but lost it at a railway station". Last week he came to Colimibia on a visit and recovered the umbrella from & bank porter, who found It hanging, pn radiator. Mr. Fowler, a Gas City youns man who enlisted in the United States artillery sei-vicc three years ago. ^vas discharged ycsLefday and is expected tOjarnve home this afternoon! Mr. t'owler has Seen stationed at Fort Leavenworth. . I rr Dr. Bert G6shorn, son of J. B. Goshom of this city, who for severai years was assistant surgeon idonf? of the Kansas City hospitals, has rented office rooms over the Burrell drug store and expects to open up an office in; this city about the 17th of this month. Tlin city council voted last night to employ another man to assist in taking care of cemetery number two. Tlic work to be done there, it is said, makes it necessary to have additional help. • •:• •:• • •;• •:• •> • •:• • • •> MRS. GULLETTS —ITEMS— • •> •> • • • •:• •:• •:• • •:• •:• • The littel grand daughter of the Marshall has been Seariousley 111 and with Broncal Pheumonia—She is a bright littel Miss just learning to taulk and be cute and who dent lov a Babe—as Jap Ewing Said when his Littel Grand Daughter was drowned—it was a.hard blow to all of us for it took tiie Babe. The Jeneral remark Wednesday Mourning was did you Freeze I know one thing—Florida is fine in the Winter but bad in the Summer they Say. Mrs Hardsock entertained Mr and Mrs Will Waggner. Mr Newton helped Mr Hardsock cut wood a Tuesday and tlie Misses Said they laughed and joked like school boys. Human Events cast thear Shad- dows no one knows wher they may fall-rthey may hit you they may hit me—and Send thear Shaddow over all. IWell Som fine Flowers went to the wall and they may co mout they may not—the Sudden change. Mr Barnes the Marshell Is on the beet agalii after his Joy ride — and untangled: a Problem that had bothered nie Several days a Parly went by with a long coat and a wide rimed Hat and walked hko he wnis Billed for a Stumbling Block—and I wonderd who It could be and he Said he was taking an arring and was one of the Respediv Show Men that wer hear so I felt better—we can be mistalken—«om times. Mrs John Waltons Sister in Law was hear to see her and they went over to her-Nelces School a Friday eavning. Lost to each olhcr for 51 years. John Baker, left. 64. and his brother Jos- ti.'h. UO. ai-e 5 \i own conjuring up boyhood memories as they frere reunited in Si. Louis. Mo. Joseph had left his home in Aurora, 111., when ,he was IC and lost all contact with relatives. lUi he appealed to the Am-ora ixst- ma.''ioi- lor wlicrcabouts of the family and the happy remiibn resulted. FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS ... Niearer and Nearer! BY BLOSSER ITTIMG IM AMAZEMEWX WHILE: THE SERIS COKJTIMUE THEIC WEIRD, BARBARIC RITES, FRECKLES 15 BECOMING K TRIFLE UMEASy — WHO WOULDM 'T ? eOSH.' 1 THOUSHT UMCLE HAREV AMD BILLY BOWLEGS WOULD BE HERE &y WOW • HUMBOLDT, Kas., Feb. 12.—Mr. and Mrs. Harve Clemens and family of Humboldt, were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Clara Clemens of EaJTlton. ! Mr. and Mrs. Charley "STockey and family of Humboldt, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Hamil of Earlton. , ; Mi-, and Mrs. Harold Baker of Humboldt, visited Sunday with Mrs. Baker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Trammel and son. Boy, of Sav- dnbvirg. Ira Pontius, farmer, CentervIUe district, west of Humboldt, cut his foot severely last Thursday, while cutting wood for his grandfather, J. C. Craig. I Rev. and Mlrs, E. A. Paull and sons. Warren, Orrin and Ross, were guests Sunday at the Fred Solomon home In Mound Valley. ' Mrs. J. M. Spencer and Uxs. E. H. Bowlby^ Humboldt, visited Friday afternoon with Mrs. Taylor and daughter, Margaret, Mound Valley. • The preliminary basketliall ganie played between the. sophomore and freshman classes Friday evening, resulted in a win for the former. The game between the junior high team and the Chanute junioi-s resulted in a win for the former The game between the junior high team and the Chanute juniors resulted • in a win for Chanute, following! a keenly contested battle. Fine crowd present. The Humboldt senior basketball team who played the Garnett team at Garnett Friday night lost to their opponents, score being 17-11. Miss Mildred McHenry, north of lola, is visiting with friends . in Humboldt this week. Mi's. Frances Palmer. 77. wife of Edwin J. Palmer, owner of a. taxicab line in Chanute. died at her home Friday evening, following an extended illness. Mrs. Palmer, prior to.taking up residence in Chanute. was for many years a resident of Humboldt. Funeral sei-vlces were held Sunday afternoon at the Wilson-Johnson mortuary in.Chanute. by the Rev. Frank E. Ryerson. pastor of the Methodist church. Mrs Mahala Schoonover. 90, died Friday afternoon at the home of her daughter, three miles southwest of Humboldt, having been ill only a fev.' days. Mrs: Schoonover, while born in Ohio, was a Kansas pioneer, having come to this state in 1884, locating on a fami in Sumner county. Her husband who died som.e 12 years ago, homesteaded a faiTO in western Kansas, but later they moved to this part of the state, v/hore Mrs. Schoonover has since resided with her daughter. She is .sunivcd by one son, G. W. Schoonover of Stark; four daughters. Mrs. E.. E. Darnell, Fowler. Colo., Mrs. W. M. Mayfiold, Goodman. Mo., Mrs. Edna Millsap. Norv.ood, Mo., and Mrs. FolUn of near Chanui,e; 17 gi-andchildrcn and 21 great grandchildi-en. Funeral .services were held Sundaj- afternoon. Rev. H. A. Bollc. Baptist pastor, officiat- iiig, with interment in the Swede Center cemetery. : Some 200 people attended a meeting of the Swede Center grange, southwest of Humboldt, Fi-iday evening, S. S. Bartlett. master of the. grange, presiding over the following progi-am: Music by the Petrolia or^ chestra, vocal solo, Kenneth Hanson: -duet by Mark Johnson and Phyllis Hanson; piano solo, Mary Jane Gill; song by Dave Ericlison boys: rtading. Dorothy Boyer; solo by Wallace Johnson. This program was followed by talks by W. R. Harder, vocational agriculture iir^" structor in the Chanute trade school on "Farm Machinery," and Lester Shepard, county agricultural agent, on "Crop Rotation and Terracing." William Gough of the Chanute Chamber of Commerce, gave a few i-emarks, and Mr. Wilson of the Wilson clothing company, of Chanute, also spoke. Refreshments were sensed at the close of the meeting : Mr. and Mi-s. J. E. Ballah of Humboldt, were in Chanute Friday evening for the transaction of business. Tlie following pei-sons from Chanute visited here Friday night and attended the basketball game between the Chanute-Humboldt juniors: Mr. and Mrs. W. C. W. Kuehner and son, Karl; R. M. Trembly; Miss Dorothy Greve and Miss Mary Roy. • Mi-s. G. W. Horn, wife of the Pi'esbyterian minister, who has been o.uite sick for the past three weeks, was well enough to resume her place as teacher of the Guild cla.ss of tlie Sunday school, Sunday. The regular meeting of the school board was held last Monday evening, and following reports by the superintendent and treasurer, applications lor positions of teaching in the schools for the next year were taken under advisement, but no definite action of the board is yet to hand. : G.iW. Wing.^east of Humboldt, reported his wife. :who had a palfi- ful accident recently, in wlilch she .sustained a broken breast bone, to REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS (Prom the Office of The lola Abstract Co., 108 W. Jackson) February 11. 1933. Clark • E. Jacoby to Colbeme R. Jacoby, part of the NE. ',i of 33-2418. commencing at ,NE. corner of said section'33. contaitiing 115 acres, more or less, $1.00. Clark E. Jacoby to Colberne R, Jacoby, lot 3, block 89, City of lola, $1.00. A small ad hi the Classified col- Have You a House For Ren(? Or For Sale? Want to Buy umns often puts over a bis deal. Anything? Use the Classified Columns, One Sure W^y to End Coughs aad Colds ; persistent coughs and colds lead to serious trouble. You can stop them now With CreofflulsioD, an einulsified creosote that is pleasapt to take. Creomulsion is a new medical discovery'with two-fold action; it soothes and heals the, inflamed memiJranes and inhihits germ growth. Of all known drugs, creosote is recog­ nised by high medical authorities as one of the greatest healing agencies for per- silent coughs ^nd'colds and other forms of throat troubles. G-eomulsion contains, in addition to creosote, other healing elements which soothe and heal the infected membranes and'stop tlie irritation and in: flanimation, whfle the creosote goes on to the stomach, is absorbed into the blood, attacks the seat of the trouble and checks the growth of the germs. Creomulsion is guaranteed satisfactory in the treatment of persistent coughs and coldsi bronchial asthma, bronchitis and other forms of respiratory diseases, and is excellent for building up the aystem after cdds or flu. Mon9yreAmded if any coughorcpld.no matterof howlongstand- infci8notrellCTed.aft«Ttakjngaccording todiiectlops, A ?l?yo^rd^Ifgis^ (Adv.) THIS CURIOUS WORLD IT !S TAKEN FROM THE *SieN OF THE . NORTH, " OKI THE MARINER'S COMPASS-. THE CHINESE CI.AIM TO HAVE USED THE SISN AS EARLVAS 2,(S34 6C. AS UATE AS THE l6TH CENTURY SWALLOWS WERE eELIEVED TO HI&ERNATE IN THE MUO AT THE 60TrOA\ OF STKEAMS.'' TO PROVE THIS THEORV; RED THREADS WERE TIED AROUND THE Less OF NUMEROUS SWALLOWS) SOME OF WHICH WERE RECAPTURED • THE NEXTS'EAR , AND, SINCE- THE STRINGS V/ERE UNFADED, FAITH IN THE BELIEF WAS SHAKEN. ... I7+0... THE THKEP:-P0I.NTKD back.mpiind of the Boy Scout badge adorned the compas.ses'of the aiitienl.s. Tlie north was Hie only fixed point of the early navigators, and this siRii came to.stand for that direction on the coinpass. The badge, with slight alterations, is used by Boy Soouts in nearly every civilized country oCllie world . . . the tliree points slaiidisi.ir for tlie llireo points of the Scout oath. © 1033 BY NEA SEHVICE. INC. J-IJ ( XKXT: Docs hoi>i-back ritliiig, or auto driviiig, tend to iiuiko better airplane iiilots? be going on nicely now. and expects her to be fully recovered crc long. • The Mi.ssionaiy society of the i Presbyterian church rail hold its' regular monthly meeting 'Wednesday afternoon ne.\t at the home of Mrs. J. J. Amos ol Central streei. • A chapter of both the Home and i Foreign study books will be discuss- j ed at this meetiiig. All members j urged to attend. | The Rev. G. W. Horn, pastor of j the Presbyterian church, discoursed Sunday evening at the regiilar service on ••Lincoln. Patriot niio Priest." The choir gave an aijpro- ' priate anthem, tlic service bciuA \ fairly well att.cnded—considering the cold weather prevailinp. tMiss Edith 'Willhite, daughter of Mr. and'Mi-s. "Walter Willhite. Kum- \ boJdt, who has been away wcrkiiii: ; the past three weeks, came homi.' | to spend the week-end with the home folks, leaving again Sunday evening for her place of employment. , Grover Russell and family, south- ; east of Humboldt, were unable to bittend.the church service here Sun- iday miirning,- owing to the almost impassable state of the east road, .i Dorothy Atkinson, east of Hunl- boldt, who froze her feet quite badly during the severe storm of Tuesday, on her way to school, is reported to be still suffering from the bffects of her experience. Mrs. J. H. Hindman of Osage street, reports her mother Mrs. C. Stewart feehng about ais well as usual today, and finding pleasure in attaining and passing the 88th milestone of life. iHERE is HUASi£ The Berlin Decree. The Edict was issued by Napoleon November 2i. 1806, in retaliation against the British Orders in Council of the' preceding May. : It declared a blockade, of the ^ British islands and ordered all Englishmen in countries occupied by French troops to be treated as prisoners of war; Trade in English goods was forbidden and no letters in the English language were to be allowed |io pass |tlirough French postofflees. I A small ad m the Classified columns often piits over a big dealj •TPHERfi is growing doulit whether Iju.siness ,<:oiiditiori.=i in 1929 were "fuiidamentaliy sound." But mo.st of the roiii6- dies heard on the floor of (Jon- grcKs certainly are. . I!« li< «. - .lohn r>. Kockefellor'.s ftrand- .soii Jo.sL 11 Iji."; HUSO iilld ijil.K) iiiih'Ui^o uUulniout foi-. failing U> attend u county health board inc'ctinjT. IIo'II lioai" .from hi.s STundpappy about (hat: V' jrf .An Oliio Khoriff hu.'i-rcfi'ifslcd his dppulle.s to woar .spat.s all th'- linie they'ru on duly. The addition of a boiitoniiieniand a giiy feutiier in tlio fcilijra HiiouliI mako rent eviction.'; practiciilly^ painless. * * . " ' (Jon .sideWnf;- the <'.\iinii(Ip (lie • player.s are .setting, itSvou'( hi: .viiriirlsinK if the bnt boy lifthls out for a bottle of pop from lionie run hitter.s. * * « - , President-elect Ko6.^(!velt offered to bet new.spapSrnien thai SO per cent of their stqriesou his. . cabinet appointments \^ould provi- wioiiK. Tlie roporters'didn't licl , a cent. Maybathey didn't want to ill flu once tlio selectfoug.» n.-riliyriKht, lUja, NJCA Sorvice. Inc.) .U t Hammonton, N. J. —Samuel Do- sahtis finds the life of a landlord is not ajl beer and skittles. He was fined $20 on a charge ^f trying to collect from a tenant dt pistol point. Then, to make matters worse, Sam's friend, Frank, Pizzanza, was accused of attempting to "fix" the case. WATER IN PLAtEOF MEAL HELPS STOMACH stomach trouble is often helped by skipping one meal. Drink lots of water. Add a spoonful of Adierika each morning to clean out poisons in stomach and bowels. "Wallar's Palace Drug Stores. They've Stood the Test of "time Established 1906 Williams Monument Works 301 So. Wash. lols, Kaa. THOS, H. BOWLUS, President Allen County State Bank IOL.< KANSAS Capital Stock. Surplus O. B. BOWIiVS, Caabler $30,000.00. $100,000.0K INTEKEST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS \ SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOE KENT L. E. HORVILLE, Pres. F. 0. BENSON, Vice-Pres. and Cashier JESS C. BENSON, Asst. Cashier , The lola State Bank Capital Stock $50,000.00 Surplus . .. ... $43,000.00 Intereit Paid on Certificates of Deposit and Savings Acconnta SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOE EENT

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