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Monday Evening, July 1,1935 R Four LOGANSPORT PRAROS'TRIBUNE LOGAMSPORT The l»tld» itory o f P nl)llc our (fatlonal Capitol. EVERYDAY MOVIES By Deriy£ Wortman lisHINOTON—The inilde story President's maneuver to in^'upper bracket taxation gives i«at deal of credit—or in »ome pi*, opinion-discredit to wily fe 'Garner, busfcy-browed vice- sWent of the United .States. Al began early last December „ Roosevelt was .formulating ^legislative program for the sing »e»»ion of Congress. Inner icil liberals urged him to India 'bold .tax revision plan. ut 'at that time the President j-'in the,mlddle of.a right swing ^'attempting to conciliate busi- l He turned thumbs clown on j-proposal, and it remained fyed until early-May. ,'that vime- Roosevelt had be^ .completely fed up with the iiness KpodwllUng policy sold m by his conservative advisers. ^when • the U.' S. • Chamber ot amerce" kicked over the traces violently denounced the New the President'abandoned, al ISense. of • placating' buMness. 'HJEAKT-0-HtART at this moment thnl, <^nr »^-- one- of. bis. ..heart-to-heart pa- with- Roosevelt,; toldr.him -he Lght to.-come out with a • hard- ng" tax program-'; :.., - -' He idea" took root' in the Presi- f mind- But it was not- until 'weeks later that • h», actually ged~to l act. .Two .things brought »*n. this conclusion: ' (1) the 'SUf Court's' decision ' throwing ;. (2) the- hostility 'ot of Old Guard: House emocrats toward his ^oration'. Bill- and the ' ^jnsttiening'TVA. \ 'iKbbaevelt <;has • real fightias-.v»'« aroused, and this tim-j he laaSVroused. •. He had another :ni- '" "stalk with Garner'.antl -toiu him lad decided to ••recommeu-i tax ob- sent his message to be sure to interpose . Jack said, bring pressure on the President not to seek tne lezlslation this session. • The thing to do, he counseled was to send the message to Capitol Hill without previous warning and let the liberals who had been clamoring for tax-uppln* legisia- ton apply the heat to the reluctant Democrsa trccESST-tJL That -was precisely •whnt was •bill . t tuff, Mr. President, - f . lilMised • : the ' beetle-browed Tex^n, % I>«;got. the pla-o,fpr .you. 1 ' j-i ' plan w»» essentially m- one'he had sponsored in 1926, he was a'; member- of. 1 th* j Ways and "Means Committee nd- v CooHdge" ; »at i:! in the "Vhite roase. 'Another member of the on»nitte« : war beety- Ogden !ill», later Secrstary of the Trea*- iry"in the Hoo'ver^Cabinet. '-Earner at that 1 " time proposed leritance'and. gift taxes, plus a ;raduated tax on corporations and (^.'incomes'above a million. Mllla; irlth the'backing of the - then-pow- ,rful Secreta- of the, Treasury lidrew W. Mellon, defeated Garler's plan, enactlag instead a pro-; rram that slashed rates from top a bottom—but chiefly-at the top._ Roosevelt accepted Garner's jlan. It constituted that portion >t his recommendations.that at de- he wanted enacted .'this done. Garner forecast tho situation one hundred-per cent. The .Democratic leaders were taken completely by surprise. When they regained their brear.li they - issued lukewarm endorsements .'.I the taxing proposals .but pooh-poohed any idea of enacting dwm into -law- 'Whereupon t-h«.- 1'iberals -rolled up -their sleeves and announced they' were prepared to : fight any attempt to adjourn un.ll the program had been disposed .of. This was just the cue the. President had been waiting'for. He summoned -the Democratic leaders to the White House. By his side was Garner, and-it'was the latter who did most of the'hard-boiled talking. He'bluntly brushed aside obiectiona raised by Chairman Bob Doughton of.the Ways.and Means Committee and Speaker Joe Byrns. "Who \is being hit by ,:.these taxes f, .he demanded. "A. handf'J of millionaires and some big corporations who have been making huge profits. .Under this tax plan 75 per cent of the corporations'wil payjless taxes.'The rest can wel 1 afford to'-pay more. "You say itjs too late in the session to -put this program through. I say that the Demo •cratic Party can't,afford politically nqt to put it through."The Progressives Ti'ave put us'on'the spot with Jthefr 1 "threat .to demand -action.;, We i.can't'-let th'em do that.-We've got to put the •"• President's program through ourselves." This logic' struck home lOJIclntyrt «If I,lose 'another frame; It goes on the firm's expense account" Three jhours later, when the conference .'•broke-us, the-.leaders had agraad to. for.ce action this session re- gion'regardless' of how long it necessitated-keep-Ing, Congress in S5 " i0?> PEBSO*AL PLEAS In recent months White House mail has undergone a marked change.' , , t There has been-some abatement in the volume of flow, but it still continues at the rate of about 5,000 letters a -Week- Where once plans predominated, the letters, now are largely of a personal character, pleas, complaints, expressions of gratitude -.An example is a letter from an Iowa farmer's wife aski--t Mrs- clared vear. ' TACTICAL FINESSE Hot when the President was ready to-spring his program on Congress he was/ confronts! with the delicate question of tactics. Roosevelt wanted action this session, but with Old Guard Democrats in both chambers growing rebellious, he hesitated attempting a new and forceful drive.' • Hli problem was; how to force prompt action without seeming to be Plying the whip. /... Her* again tho <canny, ap- Garner "gave sound; counsel. Hfr advised TRAVEL BY BUS Call Union Bus Station Phone; «06 May BUSSES kEAVE FOE Indianapolis, Cincinnati. Louisville. Washington. D. C., Pittsburgh. New York City..8:00 a. m. 12:20 p, m- 6:20 p. m- 10:35 o m South Bend. Detroit. Kalamm- zoo. Grand Rapids. Toledo. Cleveland. Buffalo, 8:30 m. m- 2:40 p. m- 7:45 p. m. l,afayette, Terre Haute. Danville., Springfield. ,Peoria. 8:00 a: m.. 12:20 p. m« 3:35 r m- gt45 p. m. Peni, Wabash, Hantington, Fort Wayne, 8:22 a. m., 12:<*5 prm- 2:25 p. m. 4:30 p. m, 6:24 D-'m.. 7:00' p. m, 10:25 p. m. tKoiomo. Marion, Muncie, Tipton Alexandria. Richmond 8:45 £ m.. 13:4& p. ro- 6:30 p m_ Roosevelt for some ot her cast-off c -'Wig. "Your pictures tinues, "shows the .letter con- be larger but you Know I can seam them up to fit me. • Another letter . Southwest grower was from explaining -President -why he had not been able- to. complete .payment on a mule 'purchased through a Government, loan. ' "I do -not denie. 1 ' he wrote, that I did not pay anything on the muie. But by the time I got my. land ready for planting the weather turned off dry and I could not get anything to come up. That Is why I did not pay any on the mule. A War veteran wrote, asking; the Pre»ident to set him' and his -wife up in .business. "We would like a home and a store for groceries and dry t goods/the ex-soldier explained. 'Also a mini?; station by the store. We would like this home and store in the hills." ' From a city engineer in the Midwest came a letter . expressing warm gratitude for a PWA grai;t enabling them to build a public water system. • Monthly water •ents,' he said, had been reduced from $10 to |3. Worker Dies Brown and Rem.ley's agriculture store and tho Troy , steam' laundry nave been connected with the tele- phone'exchange. - ',,-,' .;.,, The electric light company will probably make .a new proposition to the council on: Wednesday for an advance on the amount -now paid per lamp. Newfc Donaldson has turned ms attention to argicultural pursuits He has purchased a small farm just north'.of-the city, and expects to -have turnips' and pumpkins on exhibition at the fair. A literary and musicale will be given at the home ot Miss Dottie Johnson on Market street this evening. -• At a meeting of the stockholders of the, Logansport and Burlingtoi. turnpike company held In this cuj Saturday the following pr»s:l?.—n were elected directors tor the ensuing year: Joseph "Jhl, w. H. Johnson J. .M. Justice, John C. Merriam and A- J. Murdock, Mi minutemen ot the fire department are ordered to report at the Westside engine house at 7 o clocK tomorrow evening, for exercises with the-.ladder. By order of Chief James Vihey. '- - '„..,. Peter D. Smith started for Washington last night .-to accept his position with the government at 51,000 per year., ^ 20- Years Ago Forrest Grelle of this city won fourth place in the.century motorcycle race at Terre Haute Sunday Miller hit .a home ru n and Patterson pitched eight-bit ball to lead the Fords'to a 12 to 5 victory ovei Kswanna on the latter's diamond yesterday. . Kokomo went dry by a majority ' The lowest of five bidders, Martin McHale today was given a contract for the construction of the Tanguy street sewer. , '-., • • .Born to .'Mr. and Mrs. WiHard Burgess of-816 West Linden avenue a daughter! Two -new patrolmen were . appointed to the police department last night. They are Robert L Carter and James Golden- The appointments were made sooner than .urabus .win give an entertainment expected, ' Members of .the.Knights of Col- at tlie Elks hall tonight -and an Overland automobile will be given away. ... Years, Ago H. 0 Berger, representative the 'ahopcraft with headquarters in Chicago, will deliver the addres at the Fourth of July celebratio at Riverside''park. Night airmail service .betwee: Chicago and New York will- b started tonight. ' ' The Boy Scout camp at Fletcher Lake will be known as Camp Lyna in honor of the Scout commissione- George H- Lynas. Frank E. -Berry. Pennsylvania j uncle at Garrett passenger b'rakeman, lias purchas- d "the Homer J. Cragun- home at 2000 North street for a -considerat- on of $6,500, . i.'''' Three "Logansport division Pennsylvania railroad employes' retired oh pension today. They are: Joseph A, Smith, conductor; Camel P- ; Reel assistant yardmaster; ana Elmer T-- Kilander,. crossing watch- - Forty-three marriage licenses were granted by the county cle-rk x June—the month,of weddings. Delphi Mrs'r' Will Coomey is confined" to the .St- - Elizabeth hospital following a recent operation. • Mr. and Mrs. John David oaraii- chael ana son were guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. B, Wilson • Friday. They are moving from. CrawturdF- villb to'St. Louis, Mo., in the a_e.ar future. ... , Earl GIpson has filed suit £cr divorce against Rosella Gipson. Mr. and Mrs'. J. R, Coughlin of Chicago have rented the H. B.- Wilson, cottage ''Arcata' on Lake Freeman • for next week. Mrs. Coughlin ' is the granddaughter of Rev. B'e'nj. Rist.' Atty W. C, ,Smith entertained members of his family at Turkey Run Slate park Wednesday. -Miss .Genevleve Ryan of Chicago, former local resident and teacher, sailed.,for Europe Wednesday from Hoboken, N.: J.- Mr- and Mrs. E. E. Maxwell are spending .the. week-end .in Waterloo Ind. On Friday they attended a meeting o£ "Shure-Katch" Inocu- •lator Salesmen of DeKalb and Al- .len counties. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Quinn, who will visit the formers NEW YORK, Juiy 1—Diary:; Much tidoUedy over a,screed from Gilbert White in France. And he used'the word ePithaumettc which I never saw before. Meaning sensual. Also a posey from William Rose Benet, pleasing me vastly because 0 £ great admiration lor his •poetizing-, At my .scriv- ening, a pack of; ideas yapping,' jumping into TO lap and trying to lick my face. But none of conse- nuence So,gazed out -the window. Ifter a while Mrs. Arthur Somers Roche came and all in a' downpour to drive about the park and learned her boy Jeffrey-has become a newspaperman on the Journal. Dinner on a docked barque and V ' gentleman fascinated me with tales 'of Major Yardley. who decoded messages in Japanese and Russian during the war without knowing a word of either language. Home and found-Harry Leon Wilson's "rand autographer omnibus and elected to ". ;read- "Ruggles' again and' did until 4 a. m. Reports come- from London that the veteran David Wark Griffith is likely to reestablish himself con- "spicuously in the cinema world with .his filming of the. old classic, -Broken"Blossoms-" An indication of h'is directorial standing in the old "world was ' symbolized by a two hour interview to which reporters subjected him on arrival m -England. They dotft .forget genius so auickly in perfidious old Albion. •'-- Arthur Brisbane in the ' first flush of 70's is not. only America's most prolific Journalist, he has bee the most traveled. His zig- r to '-Florida, to'.the .coast and ' far. points are. accomplish- By Arthur Brl»b«n« Our U«rfle. Gold Pile, A, Grand Canyon Theater? CrIm1n»l»"Conf«««v Old th« Doa KnowT THE "GREATEST"" country in the world,: S uppo?ed to be the most. some- tons otgoio, nine ^e. the gold, or even invest it adequate nv Uonal defence .that would protect it we we afraid some one may with better airplanes .and ours, and steal it, com* submarines so the- government win- dig a deep bole, tar from the coast put to it a huge safe, and, hide away the gold lump, that is used only to impress the financial imagination of the world and keep foreigners from knocking down our currency- Of Mexican Rulers, whom Spanish- invaders tortured, robbed of their ROld £• -the name of their Christian God, Montaigne- writes; in his essay and was all a being of no other use but to ment and ostentation, as so furniture-, reserved' fr.om father to Bon by many powerful kings, w- continually exhausted-their nnu«s whereas our gold is all in circulation -and traffic. Anthropologists say the typical onerican.is taking on the facial iharacteristlcs of the. : red Indian. one man, W. I* Ferris, confesses the murder 'of Howard '-Garter, Dickinson, relative of Chief Justice Hughes- : • A; IS-year-old- brute. A. £- ,-; Volckmann, confesses the murder, under horrible circumstances, of a • S-year-old girl. ' daughter of the killer's clergyman. The crimjnal'-s tendency to -talfc, ev e n to brag, of his crime: the skill of detectives in calling forth confessions, and the inability of the- euflty man to act naturally when detectives are watching, or to refrain from jumping whan a hand , is laid on-his -shoulder, help Justice. Once the suspect was put on. the. rack! or the thumbscrew, hot Irons or the painful "boot was used to extort confession. Those methods, once thought. necessary, are xiboslete, but still criminals Jtre caught . . .- '... • • Mr-- Werner Kahn. district lender of "Hitler Youth; 'say,s N.art doctrines' Have- become Germany's real religion, and "the time must come -.< when ? entry into the Hitler Youth organiwttion win take the place now o-ccupied by Catholic_or Prot- eatant confirmation" Furthermore, the young genUe»an_says..._ "I declare to all enemies of Hitler Youth that the 'Feuhrer is .-our. faith and national;socialism is our ; religion," ... • , •; A dog barked' violently'at-two One was frightened. , The men. other asked,. "Don't you a harking dog never bites . said the frightened one, .1 It and-you know it, but does ths-t cessors. Here is a con zags various ' var . . ed with' apparently no more/bother •than'tie commuter's daily trip to and from Rahway. His acquired .adaptibility -to write wherever responsible ma y~be is, of course. responsiD.e for such'.calm midst constant gid- •dya P ; -.Another' voluminous writer, the- late Edgar Wallace, was; able to-write any hour, day or nigh.on train, shipboard or airplane, Sin- 'clair Lewis,, too, can yank out-his typewriter in any surroundings and immediately become pblivious to u w n wpils likes to the" world; H. G. Wells Hlfcs scribble aboard ship. ' Personal nomination^::-'for- ..the slickest bit of press agentry- o MHw decade-Clay "Morgan's- ballyhoo for the Normandie's first voyage. It was told~by~~a gentleman of unimpeachable veracity in an appropriate •surroundlng-the, shadowy -candle-lit corner of-a-Greenwich Village grill. He a-sculptor was aroused in the dead of the night by some vague- prickle of terror.' Suddenly the door of his bedroom,clicked and slowly opened. Then it closed slowly^. with_ the same'click of-the'turned knob. He Ched on the light and«.«P»« from the bed. A thorough searon revealed nothing. Next morning a Persian cat that slept near a bedroom window was found stiff m death. Boo! Add international mysteries: A friend sent Tom Geraghty in London an American -Sunday .paper with a package of pipe tobacco cleverly concealed therein. Paper arrived sans tobacco. Certainly our government &.*»•*' ing o n the financial characteristics of our ancients American prede- nclc 10 „ nation that makes no use of its gold, fears to. lose it in the very likely event of conauest by foreign enemies, lacks brains and enterprise, to make the country safe against attack, arranges to bury its precious, useless ^gold in a safe hole, as Genghis Khan ordered-his corpse buried, secretly in the depths of a vast forest We fear -inflation. 'so we inflate with interest-bearing- bonds .tnat -double the' cost of inflation. . _ . Intelligent men '.writing of this "Little Rollo" period in our history will begin.each chapter: "You will flnd.it hard to believe : what fol-. lows." The House of Representatives approves a "national theater- France has long -had her government owned or controlled Comedl^ Francalse; where Rachel, Bernhardt and -others establish^ th^ir greatness, also Tier grand ^op house, where Patti-sang with Reszke. Many -XJerman'- kings Youth gentleman is .this: Do the powers above know, that entry into the Hitler Youth,movement ig equivalent to ^O-Rf 0 ^??!" 'tion? It-not, prolonged hereafter- trouble, for Hitler. Youth, perhaps. ' Former President Hoover-" decided that he will not, be a tarn- didate for a second term in-1936, so this' must be a cheerful day for President Roosevelt.. ,,, Everything in politics is ,uncer- ' for instance, Grover the has season, said, positively that he would not be a candidate for a second time-and he was nomin»t«* We should remember that tne lockey counts' In every race. A Son, .showing .the 1936 race, with a solemn old-time Republican as -mahout on the • elephant, and Santa Claus riding the. Democrat!., donkey, spurring'him on with * J4.880.000.000 fund. • would incline you s to bet' on the donkey, if you bet. ' and princes ,. established na- "•Chicago, Rensselaer. Crown p^int, Gary, Hammond, Monti- iisflc 8:SO a. m,; 12:55 and t:43 di', TO. ^Royal Center. Star City. Win- aHac. Ba»s Lake. Knox LaPorte. Michixan City. 8:30 a. m. Warsaw. Uilford and 4:3S> teu Qf INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. July 1— (UP)— Frank petersou, 50. Negro one of 206 men treated for food poisoning at a federal transient shelter here.June 13, died yesterday of blood poisonins resulting from a neglected wound on his arm. Dr. Abraham J. King, deputj cononer. said he doubted if the food pofsonin? had contributed to the death- ' RUNAWAY VICTIM " VALPARAISO. Ind.. July 1— (UP)—Nels Samuelson. 77, farme near Porter, was dragged to deatn wh'en a team'hitched.to a:cultl>-ator he was driving; ran away; PEPPERMINt'-MARKET J Peppermint oil: (dollars per ID. natural 2.45-2 .SO: . TI: 5. pharmaceutical. 3. S5-S. 05, " Married Comrades A Sequel to —*• "Gi«n in Marring*" THERE WAS a wistful note in my Husband's voice as, he asked me if I didn't miss the things we used to do together before Faith arrived on the scene. I felt an answering tug of my heartstrings. I also experienced a distinctly guilty sensation. , •• My baby' daughter, my younx son and his cousin, the'supervision of toe house, my play and my lyn« for, Noel's operetta-all these had' filled-, my time so completely that Dicky I realized, had been given comparatively Uttle'of my attention. Some of my neglect had been unnecessary I told myself flasellatins- " ferine had sole char £ e of Faith: the boys were old enough-to do with 1 less care: the supervision of the huai« could be reduced, and I could have arransed work on mj nlay and Noel's operetta so that I & have had «™''^f ^ Dicky some of tie things loved. - : A B.tt.r Wif« .th sudden nostalgia ,' hours of companionship we had ^ w edL and a resolution to change things when I came back. I Madge Influenced to Take a Nap Before Having Dinner that I could, indeed take a few minutes of rest before I -dressed '-for -diner with my father." I meant to wear „, gown that he especiaDy liked, for his last memory of me before leaving- this journey fraught with so much iL But I would have plenty of ims to don It after my nap. ' With many both for the to be when 'I come back. rm..$Mns better wife to you." »,,„«, ^.» -You couldn't be Qsat, sweetheart e whlspcWKJ back. "You're perfec- It's only that I want, as Uon now. of your society «s can get. I happen to be ona of those rare lads who is in love with his own can . Now. on that word. r« anoo you out of here. o Isn't there to be -a you W -take a ..nap- before You look tired to death." . , I considered a second reataed tha I had attsnded to *veiytluii*. •I hadn't realized it before," I tola him, "but thanks to., your help with lie children, I can take a little nap." "Then scram this second, before somebody else decides that you're scheduled to do something for Minor her,"- he admonished. "I think mother, safe in her room. Is. visiting- with the boys, and you ought to be able to. sidestep everybody else. On second thought. Til just shepherd you upstairs and see that you reach the sanctuary -undisturbed." ! He put Ms hand beneath my arm and fairly ran me out of the room up the stairs and into my own room miraculously With quick. not deft meeting anyone . movements, he turned down the bed, lifted me and put ma down among the pillows, un heeding my faint protest, "But my dress. Dicky." Stooping, he undid By ADELE GARRISON ^cording .to Hoyle/ including what be well-dressed woman wears while appiny, you mig:ht just as well staj waie Your scheduled time would s gone .before you began. Now tell 3 e how long do you want to sleejp- I made. a mental calculation. "Three-quarters of an hour. Lock* Her in Room ^ "Make it an hour." He grinned [own at me quizzically. "No luck ID ractions. Now ni open the windows. all of them, and lower the hades part way. And when the hour s, up, I'll come and waken you myself. How's that?" "Wonderful," I replied with an answering smile. And when, havins opened the windows. He left the room, taking my key with Him and lock- Sg my door on the outside-he knw that "if I needed I could set-out the otner way through a closet— I repeated tie word over and over to myself. • , _, -Wonderful." Tnat was what Dicky's care of me was, not only m this particular instance of thougbt- fulness. but in our every-day life. Luxuriating- in tie unexpected rest period. I let ay mind drift *«* over mv me with my husband., lrom_the hMi spots of our first romanbcisro, through the stormy seas and bright sun S iine which had alternated in our lives, -as in, those of most married people, to the peaceful waters o£ comradeship In which onir marital bark was now sailing I. realized that through all the years, eren m our stormiest weather. Dicky's care and tioushtfutaess for me had been un- lltllU JJilU-V*^" ' : ^ " 1 ~TV*«** tlonal theaters, -including the .Mad King of Bavaria. ' . ' . m A national theater for this country Is a new idea, but a man from Nebraska. Congressman McLaugh- Hn, had the idea, so it .lE,>orn. of no effete decadence. The plan^is to .encourage "the best'plays, .acted by the -best actors at a.r- 1 "'™ 11 " 1 cost"—a difficult,program. Thu s far the government is-like the A'meVicau'in Paris who told his friend, "Always my; wife ^^asking me for more francs. Last Monday she asked me for/twenty thousand francs, today she asks for fifty minimum Royal Arch Masons To Confer Decrees • Logan chapter. No. 2. Royal-Arch'' Masons, will go'to FrancesviUe on the evening, of July 16 to confer to/ Mark-and Past degrees on a clasa of candidates-for the Francegville chapter, local officer* - announced Monday. .> George Schasberger ; will be in chirge of the Mark and Walter Heppe the Past ;de*r«e. A large delegation from >ere is expectd to attend 'the Ceremonies. 'thousand francs." Great heavens'" exclaimed the friend*-''What does she.do with'all that money:" "I don't know," the husband -answered. "I have not ,H«jidrik Loon rec- given her any yet" The national theater is proved...but no money 'has provided ap- been If the government wanted to do something big, like planting a wind-break forest 1.000 BEMLEY 0|Rt. HOMt , Alice Remley, 21, of Lucerne, in- ' jured last Friday nijht when an automobile- In which she wai no-, ing was crowded Off the' Hign t street road, east of Twenty-»itxh' street, and upset, was dismissed Sunday evening-from St. Josephs hospital The young woman suffered, lacerations and bruises in the accident. failing. And I fell asleep murmuring my shoes .and took: them off. "You can change your gown be fore dinner." he said, "and Katie can the ward., "wonderful", press this --back into pristine fresh.--. .-/^^^a tomorrow) ' -J.-S. If you waited to fiddle around tw ^ . _ •_ - -_,.; With the process of takia? a nap] fCofyriglrt, ISM, A. f. e.,, <nw ently and for a very high figure began a series of Ms porcelain, assays for a magazine he had never seen. The arrangement was made by his agent-After the first article Van Loon discovered it was a below-stairs effort of unusual trash- iness'and he withdrew immediately. "It was like playing-Beethoven in a honky-tonk," he explained. ' Bagatelles: Robert Benchley s fir-=t -.ppearance on the stage was as a lanky policeman in a Harvard Hasty' Pudding Olub offering . . . Oausten Browne, Seattle newspaperman makes delnx&-sling shots as a hobby , . . Bob Ripley U. considered one of the swiftest squash .players in the]' metropolis Gertrude Lawrence has emer- eed from Bankruptcy, an almost fatal'-Ulness-and a broken romance as the star in- one of the biggest hits of her career ... Lily Pons favorite breakfast is. stewed rhubarb and 3. cup of strong tea . . . Billy Gaxton has: had the most continuous engagements of any Amer. ican actor-in. the past five.years Harry -James thought' J-.sw York -the most detestable city in the world • - - - Dr.. Alex Munthe, "The Story of San.Miche-le" author, is now so. blind he cannot distinguish day from night. After a half hour:s. ponder, I've just discovered, goodj. goody, that I- wouldn't have room .to say anything more anyway. THEWOROFGOD JESUS' INAUGURAL: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me. because he hath anointed me to preach the jsospel to. the poor: he hath sent me- to heal the brokenhearted, to preach,'deliverance to the captives. and recovering of sight to. tie blind, to set at liberty them • are bruised.—Luke -i:lS. miles long, why:not build a stage across one end of the Grand Canyon -and let- the 10,000.000 unemployed appear as a grand chorus in some Greek play, say the "Bac- chae" with Dionysius--being chased over'the red rocks by his mother? There is some comfort- in the fact that'criminals find it difficult to keep silence. In today's news. By Feath Burrow* W Iwai. uour SUn require*. Special Car* Here's What TheStarsSay By GENEVIEVE KEMBLE for A. DAY of much activity and sound of resUcssness. however, wied a negative influent «-. less suppressed- 16 It I* Y°» r BirthJUy Those whose birthday It is may a year of much opportunity ^ their for- There is nothing meeting -a new to burn. nicer than with monfL tunes and increasing their posses- sfon? mainly through Industry, sound plans and some snipristos developments. But restlessness and an unwise desire for novelty and experiment might prcv. frustrating to well-laid schemes. Personal affairs should be happy -and »Il pertaining to writings should flourish. A cbiM'born on this day may havo many well-grounded talents and cbaracterisitcs, as well as a yearning t.o keep on the move an<! encounter stramse adventures- Study, and Investigation into, oigter forcea reconcile Thi* con- flitt_-.of.nature.

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