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THE INQUIRER, OWENSBORO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1933 PAGE TWO mm HUMES CONFEREES AGREE Needy Barter For Surplus loaned for feed for livestock in drouth and storm-stricken areas but $1,000,000 limitation was placed upon the turn to be used for that purpose. The. loans are to be made c. the security of a first lien on the crop or livestock. All that remains between the crop production loan bill and the White House is acceptance of the conference report in both DEPRESSION ON James Walker, Gertrude Pinkston.

Beulah Pinkston Mary Helen Wa-then. Fifth grade, Juanlta Easier, Regina Preston, Cora Hicken-bothem, Ames Pinkston, Maurice Ensor, Margaret Bidwe'l, Mary Elizabeth Speed, Beatrice Jjeucom, Geneva Logsdon. Sixth grade, Ethel May Haycraft, Mary Helen Haycraft, Elolse Stewart, Lula Mae Shearer, M'ldred Bidwell. Members of the Sixth grade Citizenship honor roll are Ethel Mae Haycraft, Mildred Bidwell, Earl-dean Jackson, Aileen Thomas, Margaret Hennlng, Thomas Hen-ning. Alice Mclntyde.

PLUS THESE Calhoun Musicians Arrange Six Vaudeville Acts For Two-Day Program. Ca'lhoun, Jan. 24. The Calhoun orchestra will present a six act vaudeville program at the Masonic hall Thursday and Saturday nights. The funds will be used to purchase uniforms.

The program will feature several novel and attractive numbers and will be as Act 1. the orchestra featuring special numbers, saxophone duets, violin duets and opening with the theme song, "Happy Days Are Here Again," Act 2, the Cow Boy String quartet, featuring old familiar airs of several years ago and a very fine Western yodeler; Act 3, chorus girls with a threrf-year-old boy as mascot, and individual dance numbers given by Mise Mary Jane Cary. this act featuring attractive girls In stunning costumes; Act 4, dialogue of a famous gangster slipping from his trade for the love of a girl; Act 5, a negro music store scene; Act 6. Kentucky minstrel first part by twelve boys, cons'st-Ing of snappy solo numbers in fancy costume. The orchestra is composed of the following: Saxophones, Mrs.

Henry Bryant, Miss Mary Jane Cary; violins, Miss LaDora White and Morgan Hlggs; banjo, Everett Ruby; guitars, Miss Kate Elizabeth Waller and Morris Lee Berry; drums, Hugh Beard Nail; bells, Joe Waller; piano, Mrs. E. C. Ruby. Mrs.

E. C. Ruby is the director, and Mrs. Henry Bryant, treasurer. Mr.

and Mrs. H. E. White and little daughter. Jean, Mrs.

J. L. Moore, ana Mrs. Jennie Franklin motored to Owensboro Sunday. J.

C. Blancett and Howard Whitaker went to Evansville Monday. A. W. Brucken.

of Evansville, was in the city Monday. Miss Alice Whayne Hickman, of Madisonvilie, spent the week end here as guests of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis R'ggs and Mrs.

Qtp Cary returned today from a brief stay in Memphis and JOnes-boro. Ark. Lincoln School Reports First Semester Honor Roll A total of 260 books were reported read by the students of the Fourth. Fifth and Sixth grades at Lincoln school during the first term, by the principal, Mrs. M.

E. Bunch. All books in the required read.ng list were reported read by these three grades. Students r.eijth.er tardy nor ab sent at Lincoln school the first term are as follows: J. W.

Hlck-enbothem; Second grade, Robert Westerfleld, Billy Pinkston. James Wethington, Celesta Rogers. Vina Alexander. Third grade, Anne Coleman, Ethel Wethington. Fourth grade, James Keown, Thomas Logsdon, Charles Lynch, ORCHESTRA 11 GIVE A PROGRAM THIS NO MONEY, but Plenty of Jja EXCHANGE ffi iTTT Lo Angeles are shown here at they received a box of vegetables, bread and milk at a Los Angeles co-operative exchange.

Th husband's labor paid for it in this extensive southern California system of barter, which is feeding 100,000 persons. 34 Women Make Garments At Red Cross Work RoolJ Thirty-four women completed twenty-five garments at the Ked Cross WO rk room Monday after noon under the supervision of Miss Nina Jett. Of this number, thirty-one were from the First Baptist church. Members of the distribution committee are adding to bundles of clothing garments lacking in the first distribution. A shipment of sweaters has come in and they are 'being added, where needed.

COMPLEXIONS THAT FASCINATE '-even in snapshots IWDSOH Even a snapshot can reveal no flaw in the exquisite complexions of the Hollywood stars! Laughingly they face the camera serenely confident of the smooth perfection of their lovely skin. How do they keep this irresistiM charm? "We use Lux Toilet for clear, smooth skin," say these three radiant girls. Actually 9 out of every 10 stars you see on the screen use this gentle care. You ty the Beauty Soap of the Stars! Begin today to use fragrant, white Lux Toilet Soap regularly for glamor-ously lovely skin! Covered In a splendid grade of tapestry. A super value.

In Phone 317 Yd 4 I ft U. 1 1 E5 FARiVUID BILL Measure, Which Will Mean $90,000,000 In Credit For Farmers, Is Step Nearer White House. By V. G. VOSBtRGH AVashangton, Jan.

14. VP The hand of compromise smoothed the waj- yestexHiaj- for early enactment a bill 'which will mean millions in credit fo-r the farmers o-f the country to use in petting out their 19S3 crop. Before the senate agriculture committee meanwhile. the "domestic allotment" bill for raising farm prices reached the stage of public hearings. The compromise of the crop reduction loan hill passed in slightly different form by the house and senate was reached in speedy fashion by conferees on the part of both bodies.

As acreed upon, it would make available $J0 000.000 ff Reconstruction Corporation funds for tlistribution through the secretary of agriculture in loans for the production and harvesting of the year crop. The senate originally voted the entire unexpended balance of the $200,000,000 fund employed for the tame purpose last year. This would total about $103,000,000, but the "house cut it to $75,000,000 and in conference the $90,000,000 figure was hit upon. The conferees also retained a house provision which would permit the secretary of agriculture to require a borrower to curtail his production up to 30 per cent but would not force him to do so. Likewise retained was a senate provision permitting funds to he Ingredients of Vicks VapoRub in Convenient Candy Form VICKS COUGH DROP Earner' Second Anniversary Celebration CAROLE LOMBARD Walter Connolly Last Times Today Wed.

Thurs. You'll Find Her On the Street Of Forgotten Women i jm GREATER THAN IN "'MADAME OUR SERVICES DIFFEHEPJG Itiedkafal 1 no n0ReJ 25c to ft p. m. Mln Kifldlts JOc i branches. This was freely predict ed by leading members.

It goes to the house first. On the domestic allotment bill, the definite decision to hold public hearings meant a delay in getting it before the senate. It passed the house on January 12. Membeis, however, expressed hope that the testimony would not consume more than a week. The first hearing was set for Wednesday.

Two Take Treatment For Rabid Dog Bite Marion, Jan. 24 Cavett "Woodall and his 12-year-old son, who were bitten by a pet dog, are taking the Pasteur treatment. The head of the dog was sent to the laboratory of the state board of health at Louisville, where it was determined that the dog had been rabid. Several other doga in the neighborhood were bitten, it was said. MORTUARY PENCE F.

LANG Epence r. Lang, about 40 years old, representative of the Periodical Publishers Service Bureau, of Louisville, died of heart failure at his room In the Birk no. el, In Second street, at 5 o'clock Monday afternoon. His body was removed to the Delbert J. Glenn mortuary.

A brother. Dr. Nestor S. of Oneonta. N.

was notified of death. MRS. OSCAR CRADY Mrs. Oscar Crady, of Louisville, died at 11:56 o'clock Monday morning. Mrs.

Crady was formerly Miss Cora Hargan, of Sutherland. The body was brought to Owens-boro this morning and taken to the homeof a sister, Mrs. Oscar Iukes in Ninth street. Funeral arrangements have not been made pending the arrival of relatives tonight. MKS.

ELLA BODINE Central city. Ky-. Jan. 24- Mrs. Ella Bodine, 68 years old, died at her home here, at 3:25 o'clock morning following a stroke of apoplexy sustained at an early hour.

She had lived In this section many years and was widely known throughout the territory. She was the widow of Jim Bob Bodine, himself widely known throughout the county in his lifetime. Surviving are her son, Charles Bodine, and two daughters. Miss Eula Eodlne and Mrs. Ernest Short, all of the county.

Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon from Mt. Olivet church, with burial following In Mt. Olivet cemetery. JOSEPH W. PRICE Joseph IV.

Price, for many years a hotel clerk in Owensboro and Evansville died at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at his apartment in West Second street, following a etroke of apoplexy suffered Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from the Ow-cnsboro Undertaking parlor, in West Third, with Rev. Robert E. Humphreys, pastor of First Baptist church, in charge. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.

Pallbearers were; M. E. Roberts, Claude Roberts, of Evansville; Otis Bosley, Clint Phelps, William Sheffer and Beck Bosley. a i Ha? Crey'. irith George V-O'BRIEN Maureen osuuiTan mr TODAY hSkX WARNER BROS.

feTi Wed. Thurs. Surging Rhapsody of Terror "ISLAND OF LOST SOULS" Ar 15c to 6 BLEICH EQUALS THIS MnA rlilMriin nt irtVilm- man in developed in the nation so far to Relieve human suffering. We couldn't possibly find enough money to care for the unemployed if the movement had not started. As it is we are holding our own." Next: Seattle, where 100,000 jess and dependents live without money through the exchange of labor and service; Denver, Houston and Waterloo, la.

W. D. Chambers Goes To Cleveland To Convention W. D. Chambers, distributor for the Willard Storage Battery company in this community, left Monday to attend the fifth national Willard convention, which is being held at Cleveland, Ohio, beginning today and concluding Thursday.

The business sessions, will be devoted to the discussion of 1933 plans and policies of the Willard company. Evening sessions will be featured by the award of trophies and pins to Willard distributors for outstanding sales achievements during the past year. The program also Includes an inspection trip through the main plant of the Willard company. Dead Hitchhiker Identified As E. Sharp, of Hardinsburg Louisville, Jan.

24. (P) A hitchhiker killed by an automobile near here last night was identified several hours later as Elmer Sharp, 33, of Hardinsburg, Ky. Identification was made by Z. L. Lucas, a Hardinsburg tobacco merchant, who recognized the dead man as one of his tenants.

Labels on his clothing at first led to the belief he might have lived in Illinois or Qhio. JCST FOR SPITE Los Angeles Her husband was guilty of numerous misdeeds during their nine years of married life, Mrs. Everose G. Lloyd complained in divorce proceedings here. The climax came when he broke all his teeth.

Flying into a rage in front of her he jerked the set of false teeth she had bought him for $180 out of his mouth, dashed them to the floor and stood toothless in front of her, the wife complained. Ml Food Without Cha rttv Til urif A gasoline company fell, into line; even some landlords agreed to accept produce for rent. Units began to barter between themselves. One at San Pedro, harbor of Los Angeles, traded fish caught by jobless fishermen for farm produce. Another at Pasadena swapped oranges for tomatoes.

A large packing house in Los Angeles traded a steer a week to each exchange in return for produce; jobless butchers got out their knives, and juicy steaks returned to the tables of jobless families. Recently, district leaders of the California Co-operative Exchange held a state convention and figures presented there told an interesting story. On the average a jobless man needs to work only a half day In the field to obtain enough vegetables to supply his fanfily for a week. Wireless Men Step In Several exchanges have built up regular vegetable routes mem bers selling part of their produce for money with which to pay rent and buy clothing. Men have colletced and cleaned innumerable jars and bottles, and in these their wives have preserved food.

When ieaders of the growing movement unsuccessfully sought to barter for telephone service be. tween exchanges, unemployed wireless operators offered their services and equipment. Now many scattered exchanges are in communication. And the wireless operators, many of whom had been out of work for months, are eating regularly again. Of course, all is not yet smooth.

Difficulty has been experienced in attempting to extend the barter of vegetables for such items as clothing, shoes and rent. To the obvious query "Will Communists gain control of your move, ment?" one leader replied: "No We tell our people "You have a brick in your hands; will you throw it to smash things, or will you place it in a structure and build Of course, this barter system has not totally eliminated the need for relief work; nobody even hoped for that. But its results seem to have been tremendous. Here's what W. R.

Harriman, superintendent of the Los Angeles county department of charity has to say of barter; "It is one of the finest things INTERNAL CAUSES Declares Crisis Due To De crease In Need For Hu man Labor By Improve mentln Unit of Production Pasaneda, Jan. 24. VP) Trof. Albert attributes America's "severe economic depression" for the most part to "internal economic causes," relegating the war debts to secondary consideration. "The improvement in the apparatus of production through technical invention and organization," the bushy-haired Berlin physicist said at a public symposium program here last night, "has decreased the need for human labor and thereby causey the elimination of a part of the labor from the economic circuit and thereby caused a progressive decrease in the purchasing power of the consumers." The subject of the symposium was "America and the world situation." It wa arranged by the Southern California Student Body Presidents" association.

Other speakers were Henry M. Robinson, ls Angeles banker, Dr. Robert A. Iillikan and Dr. William B.

Jdonro, all members of the executive council of the California Institute of Technology. Professor Einstein said the spreading of the vlew that internal causes are responsible, for the economic situation would set aside a dangerous source of mutual em-bitterment of the nations." "From this understanding." ths noted relativist added, "would also grow the spiritual forces which could lead to the overcoming of the depression." International Commerce Hit "No one can deny," he said, "that we are passing today, not only through an international crisis in economic life, but also through Just as severe a crisis in Internationa commerce, and quite generally in international cooperation in all domains. With this crisis are connected emotional tensions between governments and peoples, which can be alleviated only by the dispassionate investigation of their causes. "In the foreground there stands the problem of the mutual indebt edness of countries, as a result of the World war. Viewed from a (Certain distance it Is actually for the most part the indebtedness of Europe to America.

Under trie circumstances one hears the ex pressions of anger, that the wicked Germans will not meet their obligations to the allies, and that the latter will not meet their obligations to America, in spite of the fact that the obligations to pay are certainly legally unassailable. "The American finds it indeed hitter, that he, who of his own free will has given his help to others In their need, now in his own hour of need is left by them In the luich, when indeed it is a matter of fulfilling assumed obligations. He may well regard the cessation of reparation payments by Germany as the first cause of this denial. Can ray only With Goods "Does bad intention really lie behind this, or has it to do with the necessities accompanying the A nation possesses land, facilities for production, and the ability to labor of Its inhabitants and. in addition also some gold although in an amount which is practically negligible in compari son with the great indebtedness here coming under consideration.

"A nation can thus pay only with goods, that is in the last re sort only with the products of Its labor. Should these goods not be taken in sufficient amount by the creditor nation, then inability to pay must unqualifiedly set in." Professor Einstein said Ger many previous payments had been made with funds received in the form of loans "whose rapid re payment would certainly shatter the money system." "Why. however," he asked, "has America not taken the payments in the form of goods or through an encouragement of the importa tion of goods? Because her own industrial establishments would have been seriously damaged by such Importation." Ienlcs Depression Due to War He said It has been assumed that "the world depression for the most part had its origin through the war debts." "If this view were correct," he said, "it would then be impossible to understand the severe economic crisis in America; the economic connection of this great country with the outside is certainly not close enough to explain the depression in America as due in the main to the economic failure of Europe. "According to my conviction It cannot be doubted that the severe economic depression is to be traced back for the most part to internal economic causes." Speaking of Germany's demand for military equality. h.

said "it appears to me unqualifiedly Justified." He pointed out he spoke as a private citizen. "On the other hand, however. It would appear to me from the standpoint of the progress of true human culture as a great and fatal step backwards." he said, "if universal military service should again be Introduced in Germany." The Big Bad Lands of western South Dakota have an area of Smpeir Specnals IN FINE QUALITY FUR-NITTiglRE Comfortable Lounging Chair Large size, with large pall-np stool to match, both for Relief Load Lightened in Los Angeles By ROBERT TAliLEY Moneyless families in Southern California have stopped waiting for Prosperiay to round that corner. Aided by fertile fields, willing workers and co-operation born of necessity, thousands of unemploy. ed in and around Log Angeles have built up a "Back to Barter" sys tem that is feeding 100,000 people in one of the largest and most suc cessful of many such movements throughout the nation.

Their system, known as the Cal ifornia Co-operative Exchange, feeds the Jobless, aids business by consuming surplus crops for near-bankrupt farmers and lifts a large burden of relief that otherwise would have to be met by charity or taxation. Today 80 exchanges for the bartering of labor for food and other necessities ae operating in Los Angeies and vicinity. There are also many others in other sections of California feeding many more. Men and women from virtually all previous, employment ranks are engaged in the movement. Some of the leaders are T.

W. Grubbs and H. P. Dean, former bankers, Floyd Parker, former contractor, A. Hay.

den Machon, former office worker, Margaret Campbell, unemployed actress, and Mrs. Bessie Ball Mars, a housewife whose husband lost his Job. Barter Brings Relief Perhaps the reason for the re-' markable success of the system is its simplicity. The plan originated in a section near Los Angeles -where hundreds were being saved from hun. ger by welfare bureaus.

At the same time, thousands of tons of foodstuff were going to waste all around them. Market prices were at rock-bottom levels, but men without money and without Jobs couldn't buy. Nor could the distressed farmers afford to hire labor to harvest their crops. The result was economic stagnation, more families being driven to the relief rolls. Several jobless men, to whom charity was distasteful, had an Idea.

They went to the farmers and offered to barter their labor for food. The offer -was quickly accepted. As a result, the first branch of the California Co-operative Ex. chance was founded. Unem ployed fnen of the community went into the fields and harvested the crops, collected their pay in cabbages, potatoes, parsnips, beans and the like.

Usually, the farmer and the worker split the harvest 50-50. Sometimes the unemploy. ed were given the whole surplus above that which the farmer was able to sell at a profit. The Idea Spreads From thereon this moneyless system of exchange moved swiftly. Soon the Jobless traded their surplus produce for a truck and for space in a warehouse in which to store their vegetables.

Exchanges multiplied. Gradually small merchants, barbers, butchers, shoe repairers, doctors and dentists were persuaded to gwap their goods or services for food. Cramps and Pains In Side and Back "I had suffered with cramping and pain In my sides and back," writes Mrs. J. V.

Bouxque, of Gonzales, La. "I was so weak I could hardly walk. Card I seemed to build me up, and after about twelve bottles I was better and stronger than I had been in years." Painful, nagging symptoms disappear as nourishment of the body la Improved with the assistance of Cardul. Strengthening, harmless. Cardui Is sold at drug stores here.

Oval Top Solid Walnut Top Library Table END TABLE $1.49 CARD TABLES CARD TABLES Extra strong Al "JlJ Well Built, metal corners, 2S I fl Fibre Top, ODC padded top each Occasional Chair SS. S450 Rocker to Match at $5.00 J. 0. SOURBEER 1 6. (Incorporated) i ir 204-206 E.

Main Goodrich Safety Silvcrtowns Proved down to the last cotton fibre and the last ounce of rubber. Ready to take its place on the cars of those who value safety. "The Safest Tire Ever Built' SHELL PRODUCTS Shell engineers supervise the production of our complete line of petroleum products, every item of which can be depended upon, not merely to meet, but to exceed the most exacting requirements of the car owner and the car manufacturer. EXPERT CAR WASHING EXCURSION LOW BUS FARES OWENSBORO, KY. One Way R.

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