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iblA DAILY REGISTER CHAS. F. BCOTT •t the :Iolai Kumw, Poitofflc* u Second Class Matter. :Vdel)iiuia J :— 18 :<7dTate'Biuch Exchanss Oonneetiz« All '' Sipsftments.) • SpBSOBIP^IpldM KATES : 9t (kma In I D I S, Gac Cit7, LaHsip«, ' fud Bassett. . / On* Week 1 __ 16 Cents On* Tew ^ ; ^ —•7.80 • . BT MAIL OntsiSa Allen Oonnty O B* teir '. ; fS-OO ; Bis limtii _4- 9Z.B0 Thna;lIoaUii _»1.50 BOe Sis Xonthi _ Tbies Xonths One XfAfli — AUea Oonn^ _»3.00 -»1.75 ..»1.00 I—.BOe : '. USUBSB iSSOOIATED I PBES9 The Beclster esrrioi the Associated Press . npoit by special leased wire. The Asso- >eUtad'Press is ezelosirely entitled to use for rqiDbUcation of all newp ditipatcbea erediteal to it or not othenrise credited in . tU« pipei, and also the local news pab- ; liabed herein. All rigbU of repubUcation ol ' »Mcia)'di4(atEbea barein are alao rsserred. CHRIST FO»ALL-*LL FOR CHRIST Bible Thought for Today R ETXFilN TO THE LORD: Let the wicked for^e his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and ^ let hlin' return unto the Lord, and ' Jie wUl have mercy upon him: and ; to ou^^Qpd, for he will abundantly pardon.— Isaiah 55:7. A BEAL STEP,FORWARD. The best news that has come out 5 olTopeka during this legislative ses- ;Slon Is to the effect that the bill 1 proposed to establish a legislative .council for Kansas,will certainly be ; passed, it already has the approval • of the Senate and has been recommended for passage by the committee ; of the whole in the House. ' The bill creates a legislative coun- - ell of fifteen members of the present houae. of representatives and ten ^members of the present senate. During tbe interim between the regular ^Besslons of the leglslalure tliis coun- ?cil of twenty-five members will studir every sort of legislative and state iProblem. It will be able to conduct 'any sort of investigation that may be necessaiy and may order inquiries ;lnto any departnient or bureau of the State In order to get tha facts. The council may study the political platforms of tbe various parties and ";then dig into the facts relating to each proposal and be prepared, when the legislature meets after the elec- . tion, to lay all the facts upon any : given question of sta,te-widc interest before the two branches. . The .council is to tie a fact finding commission for the legislatuae. It is >;a job somewhat similar to the master ;or referee named by the courts to >take !^dei;fce,in a particular case 'and report their findings as to the 'facts hA the court. ; The council would draft bills along the lines the facts had developed and 'have.t^ese ready for presentation to . ?the legislature at the opening of the ;session.j During debate on the bill It was pointed out that several im- ^portantl •bills of state interest had : not befen reported to the present legislature until after the fifty days laUowedj for. sessions of the legisla- Jture liwi expired. Some of those bills did not jcome in until this week, while the pay stopped ten days ago. L It was urged ithat If the bills of TOore tlian local interest had been ^tudi^ by the council and bills prepared tiat when the legislature met the meinbcrs could proceed to liavo !the bili^ printed along with the fact:; which iiromptod the. measures. Tlien ihc Qvcinbcrs could start tight in (Studying .Ahc proposals and within u lew weeks would have di.sijoscd of all of them- Thte [measure was recommended il)y.the legislatm'e committee of the ptate Chamber of Commerce and its enactment will give Kansas an instrument for well considered legis- ; Jatlve aption that is possessed by no r other stiate. ' . A DESIAND FOB BEEB? Some months ago a man in Philadelphia decided: to go into tbeialoon bii.^,iness| A ;|^ur^ Ot b^ing undis- tmbed b^ the police he opened up a well equipped bjjd time saloon. It was gaudy .with mirrors, cut glass, brass rail and' all the adornments and appurtenances of the old pre- Vofsteadi saloon and it was weU stocked with liquors. In four months thfi' owner went broke; , That little incident gives point to the admonitions of the brewery organs and the liquor journals generally that the men who wish" to engage inp>the retail liquor business when proliibition is repealed cannot begin too early to advertise their wai-es and to plan campaigns for teaching men to drink. Talk as one may about there being mori drinking and more drinkers now. than in the pre;-Volstead days, everybody knows it is not so. It doubtless is hot too'much to say that millions of men who were accustomed sixteen years ago to make their daily call, or calls, at some saloon are either dead now or out of the habit. And .the new generation that has grown up since; prohibition went into effect has not formed the saloon habit and will not form it right away. The liquor journals are right. The liquor-d|-inking, saloon-frequenting habit win have to be cultivated all over agiin, and it is going to be a harder job than it was in the old days. The chances are that a multitude of men who are now counting on opening up saloons as soon as prohibition is repealed and thus finding a quick and easy way-to wealth will be profoundly disappointed. The PhiladellJhia experiment is' significant. P. S. But prohibition is not gouig to 'be repealed. REGULAR AND OTHERWISE, : M6r?cver when it comes to party ; Sionors and emoluments it pays to '. ^ lm« jiar. The party rewards are ; jianded to the men who walk out : and sla: a the door and come in and islam tie door. The regulars who : hold toj high and noble ideals Of yalty have . the sweet and 1 Ifewards of keeping thpir own ;chahs warm and never moving for- :-ward.—Sinporia^Gazette. ; >' T?*Br« is Charles Curtis, for in; stance, who has just laid do^vn |the ^ ^hl83lest office any Kansan ever held, 'and he pever was irregular a minute -In bis life. On the other side of the fence there is Franklin D. Roosevelt, .Who he^ just taken OT^. the highest office^to which any^American can be ihosjsn, and he has been as regular-a Democrat as Al Smith than whom there is no whomer. iv«t: i One thing is :lPranI^ 4ioose :1 >nic0i4its..'Sh^' ^oU 'Si .box in '0aiaae ot Hepre^etatives ilay/took off her !her flatting out tfl be said for Mrs. She is .spjasbing went to the Presi- tjhe gallery of Ihe ori-Thurs- hat and jactoet, took of a handbag, set- apd went io-worl^ And c^tainly THAT, never ^itifJ^eatA-ia the House of Repre- lied^focforcf iMODEBN GIRLS ALL RIGHT. The belief held in some qiiarters that home-makUig does not interest the modem girl seems to be pretty clearly refuted by a check-up of home economics coui'ses In 80,644 l)ublic schools, throughout the coun- ti'y. The study was made by the Metropolitan Life Insurance company in cooperation with educators and industries to determine the present status of home economics in tii(! iJubllc elementary and high schools. Among 1.404,985 girls In the high schools reporting, 543,235 or 38.6 per cent—were enrolled in home economics courses in the school year 1931-'32. In Kansas, among 27,226 girls en- !-olled in the high schools reporting, 11,C47 were enrolled, or 40.6 per cent —placing the state in 18th place in respect to the proportion of high school gii-ls taking home economics work during the school year of 1931'32. Throughout the country, home economics courses were reported as being offered in 90 per cent of all city high schools, and in 54 per cent of all county high schools. KANSAS BETTER THAN MOST. Pre? dent Farrell, of the State Ag- ricultiu^l College, has published some interesting and encouraging figures. He says that while one farmer in twelve for the country as a whole was forced to bdrrow seed money from the government, in Kansas only one farmer in eighty-three took advantage of the seed loan. In Montana it was one fanner in two; in' Oklahoma one in twenty- two; Nebraska one In nineteen and Missouri one in thirty. While farms sold lor taxes in the United Slates last year totaled 7.4 out of every thousand farms, the sales In Kansas were only 3.4 farms out of u thou- .simd. For Oklahoma the figure wn.s 9.8 fnrm.s; North Dakota 15.0; Montana 29 and Mississippi 23.8, The number of farms in tlie country sold under foreclosure last year was 18.7 out of a thousand, in Kansas the figure was 20 per 1,000 farms; Nebraska 21: Missouri 23; North Dakota 34 and Montana 31. So it looks as if Kansas, is sm-viv- ing the depression better than some of its sister commonwealths, and there i.s some consolation and some encouragement in that. EVEldN^ toot It 1&3S. trouble came }ast week, Governor Landon called around him a group, of the best bankers In Kansas, officials of the State Bankers' association. They agreed that Kansas banks could stay open and were pre-pared to atay open. Fpr t^o days and nights the federal government, secretary of the treasmy, cb&lrman of the R. F. C, pounded Kansits ti-ying to get Governor Landon to declare a state bank holiday so that a national bank holiday would jjot. have to be declared by the president. It was obvious that if the banks of one state stayed open It. would take a presidential proclamation to close them. Landon did not yield. It became obvjous that tbe governors of the cjpntral ledertil reserve bank in 'WashingtonyW.ould not permit the Kansas City reserve bank to send l^to Kansas banks the cash the Kansans had on deposit in the Kansas City Federal Reserve bank. The Kansas City regional reserve bank was safe and sound, far above its quota in gold. The regional reserve banks of the East, notably that of New York City, were far below their reserve in gold. One was down to 26 per cent where it shoiild have 40 per cent. Our Missouri valley regional bank was loaded to the guards with gold. But apparently, that gold was .held in reserve for the general gold stor;e of the natiojn and itansas being imable to di;^w upon her own reserve had to cl«^. It took the president of the U^^ted States to close Kansas up. But don't forget this,'Kansas by herself would be open today doing business at the old istahd. Kansas did not lose her shirt in Wall street. Kansas did not mortgage her lands at fancy prices. Kansas bankers did not load up their custpmei^s with phoney stocks and worttiless bonds. Kttnsas bankers did not use their banks to enrich themselves. Kansas played an honest American game, and had,chips enough to keep the game open.. But the losers, the pikers of the East—of New York City to be exact—who played a crooked game, sneaktog cards under t)ie table with their gold reserves sinking, with public confi- 'dcjicc wrecking thfe pillars of society, sguawkcd, kicked the table and stopped their game.; That's what happened and yet those cheap, tin-horn plug hat sports of wall street sometimes like to Jibe and sneer at the backward states,—at Kansas, for Instance. Kansas stood the storm of the last foiu' years. Kansas will continue to feed the nation even at a loss. Kansas came through this crisis flying. Kansas—there she stands! Take off your hat to her! Church Notice. The First Christian chm-ch invites you to study and woi-ship Sunday. ' Helpful Bible scl^pol at 9:45 a. m Spiritual worship at 11 a. m. Ser- nion by the pastor.on, "God's Call to\ Ser\'ice." young Peoples meeting at C.30 p. m., four.societies,nieeting. E\'ening preaching at 7:30. Sub-: ject, "Wanted—a (Man." Three weeks; meeting will start Sunday, March 19; The Rev. C. O. Wilson and son -of Predonla, will conduct the meeting. Rev. Wilson is one of the strong pi-eachers of the Christian church. J. Lee Releford, Minister. ! 25YEARSAG0 J •> Items from The Redsfer of « • ivrarch 11, 1908. • • , « •:•<>•><•<•<>•»<. ^^t ^l^^^^ Jack the Peeper Is again making his rounds. He was seen about five /P'clbck this mdming at the home of ijcm-y Dressier. 710 East Vine street. Down at Bartlesville. Okla.. Sid McOulre, a former loja i>oy, is making the fast, roller skaters of that town look like 30 cents. W. W. Barker has just closed a deal wherebj- he tradtjs his residence on South street for an 80 acre farm near Erie, kas, Mr. Barker' expects to move onto the place some time next week. Probate Judge Smith this afternoon united in marriage J. Henrj- Stranghomer and \ Miss Idessa Michael of Humboldt. . FRECEES AND HIS FRIEHDS Tiie Boys Are Curious! BY BLOS^R This banking situation is not without its humorous phases—for those of us who do not.have to pay bills. For example, practically every day for the past week the banks have been receiving from the Governor or from the Bank Commissioner long telegrams telling them what tJbiey may or may not do. These telegrams have been received all the way. from an hour to twelve hours after the banks have learned from the newspapers what they will be penpitted to do or not to do. And the telegrams come collect. From Other Papers -> KANSAS—TIIEKE SHE STANDS. Emporia Gazette: Ten daiys ^go the wri.ter hen?of returning from New York noted the vast difference between tlie feeling in Kansas..apd that in the seabpird states; be det- , inltely sensed the jglooni there,—the aU- of comparative security here and said, "Kansas banks are safe." Four days later BtaOsas baiiks closed. But in the dosing there was a struggle. ' Kansas banks would be dpen today lf..the governor of Kansas had the power tq keep them open.^ He tried to, ^hen the first sign ,pf Sam Ellis came upi from Petrolia yesterday afternoon for a few days' \isit with his" parents; Mr. and Mrs. Al Ellis of tills city. He has been employed by the Kansas Natiiral Gas company at Petrolia for the past fifteen moi^ths, ^'hich position he resigned this i week. Sam G. Gardner who purchased the. lai-ge E. H. Toby farm south of this city a siiort time ago, began yesterday moving his farm implements and stock here. Among the stock of fine horses |is a fine Per- c'neron stallion. The horse dealers who have- seen him say tiiat he is one of the best in the state. Mr. Gardner is a farmer and horse trader who is w-elcomed to LaHarpe and community. Mr. Gardner is an uncle of Chas. E. May, ad setter on the lola Register. TVTO iiceil to worry u1)oiil what to K I VC up (liniiiB Lent tlilH.year, Mutt of u.s'are K "1 IIK to get along wiiliout inuni^y. * • • .Si)iiii).sli aiitlieijccH .resented it when fiouud wiis turned oft during showiuK of Amorlcnn talkleH. They iusi.sted tlio tiilk bo turned on aKaiii. tliough tliex couldn't uiidcrstaml a word .of It. Just like Anu'i'lcaiis who insisted in rending all about tcclinoerarv. * « • Molluii Institute aiinouiiccK if h:«.s (lc\ cIoi)etl |i iicw un- l)t-oiik!iblc niilk liottfp. And iusl vlicii t'oiiKi 'C .vs l.s flwlliR to ilcvelop a iiou-repealablo'becr boltlc. New Ydrk'.s Contra! Park Zoo a ni.W <amr ;l "Oh, Siiiy, iJi.'pe;il!" A c.Tinel uiay be able to Ko a loll,^: timo witliont a drink, but \vi;ll bet lliis one has just u \s -ii> cliop of soinothiiiK before repeal tomijs to iias-i. Woniau iu Chioago trial claims dead husliaud's ,£Up.st canie baclc to liauiit'properly elie sold. One liusband that dares fapoo'fc without lieing spoken i'o. '." '' THE F. GRENNAN PBODUGE.CO. C. O. COGHILL,; Manager POULTRY AND EGGS Egg Cases andiSuppUes start Yoar Chicks Right USE PILLSPURY Old and Reliable—Established |l911 Corner.)Hf>iit«e and. JEbs : (Just V(fest ot the MJfiiter T«*wer) 'Atfw stood the Test'of irime Established 1906 j - .WJ,Uian<s,Mo.nui(ieiit \ -Works J 301 So. Wash. I lolft.jEM, lOLA; KANSAS Just keep da a livlii', And keep on a givih' And keep on a'tryln* to smile; Just keep on a singin', A trustin' an' a clingin". To thel promise of an afterwhile. Fpr the sun goes up and the sun goes down. And the morning follows night. There's a place to rest Like a mother's breast t And a time When things come right." Just keep on believin' An' a hldin' all your grievin' And "keep Oh d tryln' to cheer. Just keep on a prayin', A lovin' an' a sayin' The things that we love to hear. For the tide iioes in and the tide goes out, And the dark will all turn bright. There's a rest from the Ipad And an end to the road, An' a place where things come right. —Anon. P. W. Clnb Meets with Airs./Banibart The Pleasant Workers club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Russell Barnhart. The' meeting was opened by the preslilent and the usual business was transacted. The meeting was closed by all repeating the Lord's Prayer. Piecing quilt blocks for Mrs. Bay Cottrell wsB the work fpr the afternoon. Refreshments were served to the following guests: Messrs. Jerry Jones, Wilbur Lytle, and Russell Barnhart, and to the following members present: Mesdames Lytle, Cottrell, Bairtl, Rinardi Jones, and Harrington. • • • American Legion Auxiliary Holds Meeting ITic American Legion Auxiliary met Friday afternoon in the auxil- laiy room at Memorial hall. A short bifsincss meeting was presided over by the president, Mrs. B. T. English, and the remainder .of the afternoon was spent In sewing carpet rags, ; « • • Miss Van Hooxer Entertains At Birthdajf Party ^ T4ISS Zetal Van Hoozer entertained at a birthday party March 6. Bridge and dancing were the entertainment of the evenihf. Those present, were; Mluscs Maxlnc Sarten, Margaret Trombold, Nerine Kinser, Almarle Kinser, and Zeta Van Hoozer, hostess; Messrs. Robert Donaldson, Re<!d Maxson, James Reid, Robert Langsford, and Arthur Epperson, Refreshments were served. • * • Lo.vaI Leaders Cla.ss Holds March Meeting 'The Loyal Leaders class of the Christian church held its regular business and social meeting for March yesterday afternoon in the social rooms of the church. Miss Bess Lincoln, Mrs. 'W. E. Swinford, Mrs. Wilbur Dennis, Mrs. G. C. Fluber, and Mrs. J. A. Tompkins were hostesses. The business was conducted by the president. Miss Bess Lincoln. Several members were reported sick and over 65 calls had been made. It was reported that several needy families had been given food and clothing during the past month. A - THIS CURIOUS WORLD - ^ IN ^HlOPiA CREDITORS' LEAD DEUNQUENT DEBTORS' ARCtNMD ON . CHAINS UNTHL THE. DB&TS ARE.- PAID/ O 1833 L, BY NtA SEBWICE. IWC. MOSQUITOES' REACHED THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS 0/ BREEDING IN V/ATERPARRELS ON SAlLBviS SHIRS- THAT WERE IRVING O-S". PORTS FOR, ...HAWAII... A SCIENtlBC JOURNAL (N ENkSLANO SOGGBSTS THE ABOVE A\ErHO0 FOR AMERICANS'TO USE IN REMEMBERING THE VALUE OfVi *(3.mS926) THE NUMBER BV WHICH THE OlAMBt^ OP A CIRCLE MUST BE AMWIPUEC i_ IN ORDER TO BND (VS aRCL<MFERENC&. ^'-y THE ONLY advantage that a creditor can derive from leading his debtor about on the end ot a chain is companionship. This Ethiopian custorn is not so cruel &s It seems, when it la actually, witnessed, for both parties apparently enjoy the association. The chain may be fastened to ttie de.Kor's \vrlst, ankle, or waist , . . a point which is decided by the creditCr. NEXT: 1)<> l)oy.s aixl Kh'l.>< IM^III talking t>t the .sjiiiio jigo? long letter from Mrs. Allen Snyder of Kansas City. Mo., was read. A one-act comedy entitled, "In Broad Daylight," was given by the following: Miss Bess Lincoln, Mesdames A. H. Schwardt, W. E. Swinford, and George Hugglns. They also sang an Irish song acconjp- anied by Mrs. J.O. Myers. "A Little Bit of Heaven" was .sung by. Mrs. Ralph Ross accompanied by lylrs. Myefs. Refreshments in Irish colors were served to 24 members and two guests. Mrs. Ralph Ross and Mrs. Harold Webber. First Methodist Episcopal Church. Due to the illness of tlu; pastor, Mr. J. B, Kirk, will spesik at-the morning sen'ice, tomorrow at, U o'clock and I Rev. N.: L. Vczle will preach at the evening service at 7:.'?0 o'clock. The Sunday school meets at 9:45 a. m., Mr. E. W. Haslund general superintendent. The Epworth League at 6:30 p. m., Mr. Alfred Anderson.' president. Rev. Wharton urges the members of the Sunday school and congregation to support the services of the day, in appreciation of the kindntss of both sj^eakei-s. A Confedevatc Version. In a letter written to James M, Mason, at that time a Confederate emissary in London. W. M. Browne, Confederate secretary of state, gave a ;description of "the utter rout of the Federai fleet by the James River Squadron" which concluded as follows: "During this day the enemy's fleet was reinforced by the 'Monitor.' an ironclad steam battery which engaged the Virginia (Merri- m!\c) for several hours at close quarters, but at length retreated precipitately to the protection of the guns of Fortress Monroe." Have you a house for rent? Or for sale? Want to buy'anything? Unf the Cla-ssified columns! To the Vot<eyi l9^^ Do you want lower utility ratts'.' Do you want lower Ta.xes? Do you want a City Finance Commissioner \\\\o spends ihe public funds as you would want them spent? ; Dp you want a public offiqial who undei-stands-hdw to watch the nennies but who can-also climinalc waste runhiri.ij: in(o thtiusandsi of dollars? •^^he business of lohi City is much liirijer than any other business within the city. ,Now as never before we need a man qualified to handlcf (his va«l biifsiness. ¥ote iw €• L. Hoyt on Mis jRecojpd More has been done for the City of Iqla in the last .three years than any previpus period. ITie record proves ^his,! Let's not interrupt the program*. FACTS CONCERNING THE CITY AFFAIRS PURING ivrn. HOYT'iJ TERjVi OF OFFICE. ,Gas department, which had been running in the red for years, pul on a self-suppprtihg basis. • $.5.0,000.00 spent by the gas department in replacing leaking mains, labor, being done, by consumers who were unable to.-pay utilities bills in cash. Year before Mr. Hoyt took office lola Citv's total tax levv was $93,469.50, last year it was S31,6S7i00, a reduction o£ 563,782.00. The average home assessed at SoOO-OO in 19.30 paid S9,90 for its city levy, last yeai* it paid pqly $3.00. . : lola Citv's bonded indebtedness April 1, 1930, was $503,494.03. Diiring Mr. Hoyt's term of offite S^2f|,6?5.06 of these bortds were paid. i All of this has been accomplished, even though few towns in Kansas, have utility rates as low as ours', i Mr. Hoyt's program will give us both lower taxes and lower utility rates within the next year. ' Learn the complete truth about Mr.,Hoyt's record before you vote. He has given us an efficient and efronomical administration,] He desen'es, tp be re-elected: ' ' , • CANDIDATE FOR RE-ELECTION TO THE OFFICE OF GITY FINANCE COMMISSIONER PRIMARY—MARCH 14,,] 93.5 (Political Advertiiang/

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