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TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, ID30. PA, PAGE THRESH Prohibition--How i It Is Viewed on irthda^ Part II.. By HARRY W. FRATZ (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON,' Jan. 14 -- With the passage of nearly in years since the prohibition amendment to the United States Constitution became effective January 16, 1020, there '1ms been no diminution in political agitation for ami against the present legal groundwork for what Free-Men t Hoover termed a "noble experiment." Proponents of prohibition seek not only the retention of the IS'th Amendment, but also f:trlcte-r machinery for its enforcement than now exists by virtue of tho Volstead Act. Tho change particularly desired !s a law to make the purchase as well as tho sale of Illicit liquor punishable by severe penal-ties, Opponents lf prohibition desire the(g-- ---modification and ultimate repeal of the : R y D R, ctiAREN'C'B Ttj-UB ISIh A m e n d m e n t , hut ;IR u measure I g 0 crotar- M e t h o d i s t ' Hoard of Temper- anne, P r o h i b i t i o n and Public Moral i ("Written for the U n i t e d Press'' The Tenth Anniversary of Prohibition makes any thoughtful man think. It he i« patriotic, h© nsks, "How did j tho Eighteenth Amendment. having ! -3t'ter prospects for oarly realization ;;holr immediate efforts are di- reotefl ':t less stringent statutes for enforcement. Study is now being made of the feasibility of concentrating prohibition enforcement agencies under th* Department of Justice, instead o£ in th-e Treasury Department, a etep favored hy President Horiv-or. Th© present intensity of discussion concerning every phase o£ prohibition foreshadows the oontinuanco of the debate for another decade at. least, ae bot.h 'wots" and "'Jrys" are represented by p o w e r f u l - p u b l i c i t y agencies, the most actlva b e i n g · tho Association agaln.-it tho Prohibition. A m e n d m e n t and t u o AiUi-Salixm League, Sin;;o lf25, 10 ::tate«, representing avory section of the country and con- talnlr.g 30 per c e n t of the tokil population of tho United States, have voted on this issue of Prohibition, according to the- association. The. people of six of these states condemned it, anil it was supported in four. The aggregate vote was 59.5 per cent against prohibition, 40.5 per cent lor prohibition, a ratio ot three to twu against l : 'rohibltion. (Tlio f o l l o w l r ; ? arc c o n t r i b u t i o n s by ona of tho i i t r o n K c s t advocates of P - o h i D i U o v ; . !·;· ^ne of the m o a t o u t s p o k e n "wet!" In Congress a n d hy 0110 of the most b r i l l i a n t dry l e a d e r s , ) By W. H. SPROUIj Meirib-sr of Conifiross f r o m Kansas ( W r i t t e n f o r t h e t J n l t e d Press) National ProhlW'.l.lon has been a part of tho r;onstltutio:it for 10 years, approximately, and the laws enacted thereunder and for the enforcement of the eanu- have been in effect for eight years. Tho question 1s, has Prohibition been a success? Hue the almost un- a n i m o u s sentiment abated, which was manifested in the adoption of the K'ghteenth Amendment? We think not. It Is o u r contention that tho senti- m e n t for it throughout the United .States is more certainly and definitely place of the Church or the Gospel or By 7./ORTXQ M. BLACK M amber of Cong-rOBS f r o m New York ( W r i t t e n for the Unltod Presn) Ten Moody years of futilo fanaticism comprise tho first decade of Prohibition. Its most sinister, product has be-en a dangerous dlsrps-pect on the part of hitherto lawabldihg peopl-e for all imr laws. Courts and legislators in an extravagant effort to enforce thie unnatural law have broken down the- ancient safeguards which surrounded a citizen under governmental accusation. Wire-tapping and a galling snoopery have visited their Rue- slanlsm on tho "land of the froa." It has marked the decadence of the Church. Pastore have become noHce- rnen and bishops sheriffs. Theologians have turned lobbyists, and the Almighty nnd Holy Writ, have been neglected duo to the l u r e of Volstead and prohibition come; how has it worked; what are Us prospects?" If he is a pronounced prohibithmiflt, he asks, "What, can I do to strengthen it and tho hands of the enforcement officers and give Prohibition aa lair a chance to succeed ae the Hcrtiee system had" 1C he is d r i p p i n g wet. he asks, "What can I do to break tho morale and get rid of prohibition?" So we are divided into three camps. Prohibition camo 10 this country not as a spasm. It cnme as the result o£ scientific temperance instruction in the public schools for 50 years, tha quarterly temperance lesson from the Bible In the Sunday Schools for 60 years, the preaching that we 1 are our brothers' keepers an I that we ought not to set organized lemptatiou in hla path, the bus-inesn man's conclusion that a drunken w o r k m a n was no help to him, on the farm r handling delicate machinery In tho factory. The railroad concluded to protect : itself and the public by banishing every drunkard from amonK its employes. The voters had closed the saloons by local option in four-fifths of the territory ot the United, States. They were adding about three more st'atee a year by the State Pohlbitiou route and prohibition wa« an inevitable by 1920 ae Tho farmers from whom the Drys have received their chief financial i m p e t u s hare been bankrupted due to the loes of two important customers, tho brewer nnd the distiller. Missing his checkfi from tho brewing Industry, the American farmer is now on a dolo from thr- Government. At the same time the country IK appropriating large sums in vain attempts at enforcement. Two new and forbidding characters strut, across tho A m e r i c a n scene, tho bootlegger and the hi-Jackor. The great brewing and distllllnf; industries, h a v i n g been outlawed. They fell Into th h a n d s of outlaws, functioning u n d e r tho code of outlawry, with He murders and briberies. Racketeering, or governmont by banditti, is the ugly off spring of Prohibition. Bigotry, tho antithesis of Americanism, can clnlrn Prohibition ns Its proud parent. Prohibition has worked A miracle. For one saloon Pf tho old days, we now have 20 speakeasies. BVr onn man In n cell we now h«ve six. The bar has «glven way to the flask--the family entrance to Iho hip pocket. The old sc-ak has eurrendered hla drink- Ing championship to the flapper and her boy friend. Prohibition represents a. tyrannical the s-.mrlse is tomorrow morning, rule by a minority. New York by Kicking against the Inevitable Is u n - j solemn r e f e r e n d u m declared against profitable. j Volstendlsm by over 1,000,000 votes-' yet its protest Is ineffective against If we, expected thr first ten years would make everybody sober or abstemious, and d i y up the hablte and even tho thinking processes of the wets, it has not worked that way. It has not convinced everybody against. his will that alcohol is a pols-on and dangerous to svO'ety and to the individual. It has no; mught the Mlllen- bo i n s Dry lobby in Washington. either. But prohibition on?ht not to judged by what it war, not intended to do. It was not Intonded to take tho to Be _ o/mod On Friday Evening for Prohibition today t h a n ever before. rp || g iou. It was lntenoVl to break up ; The o-xtivmcly high per cent of the m o m h o r p l i i p of tho Houso of Represcn- v'UivMi \v;iich its assertively tor Prohibition i« a c o n f i r i n a . l i o n of our contention tliat thu s e n t i m e n t throughout t h e coarrry is fi'um T5 j)er cent to 90 per c e n t Tor National Prohibition. S.i soon ae a now generation OH people comes into bo ing aud observes ; h o fcrcal. amount of fiobriety throughout the '.vholo country, and oteervea (lie gem ral prof.pe:r-ty among the whole proplo, aiM tha absence of tho misery a Mi tho v.-oe resulting from lfunlton:-:e«s and tho general wnate o£ inon^y Icr Intoxicating beverages, prohibition will then l,;:.vu tho approval and gewiral onk-SOT tent oC the whole people. "When f,!io wots realize that re- wu'bmie* ion tnul nullification of tho prohibl ion iuestior is impossible, they w i l l surrender to tho inevitable and gradually boeerae the eiKloreera of prol.lbltlon. Our :?rohibltorv 'laws arc nor, perfect liy any meaiif). They should be amended m u c h . The; fundamental parts of them should ho fitrejigthened, add i t i o n a l courts should bo provided, anil lav-'H enactc-d Cor the securing of ovldenc.2, sind ncvr court precedure iirovlde.l. Theeo nmendmentfi of the Jaw w i l l come In i'lio very near rtiture. Executives who refuso to f u n c t i o n :in the discharge fl! their duties should IH requested to r-i'E.ign. 1C necessary, mister (irocedure nhould be resorted t o . and officers selected who will both Know a r d fourlefiui.y do their riuticB. Tho military an:i navril authorities of the country should bo resorted to j o r tho .;;nforcotiU'i!i; o£ law whenever nthor n: ;ina for enforuoment fail. lOvery c.ilct cxecuitlYe of tho States and I he CM-.-i EJxcftitivc. of tho K«leral ( t o v e r n m e n t , havo Inheront power to ut-e cxtriionlinary meatw for enforcing respect tor tho ( ' f r i f l t i l u t t o n and the the liquor traffic, and It has made t h a t : Ira file an o u t l a w : to remove tho s u - ; loons- from tho istree-s of our cities, ; and tho saloon is o n l y a memory; t o 1 annihilate the liquor power in politics, | and no politician is afraid of the ! licjuor power n o w ; to remove legalized i and organize'.} temptation from our j streets. Well, it is g me and i!' you | f i n d it you have to hunt it. It isn't! h u n t i n g you. Prohibition has ffroven itself to be infinitely better at itr worst than the license system was ;it Its best. The poor enforcement of the law by officers cannot j u s t i f y us in poison. K will be h(;re when the and their equally silly patrons 5 ' p p c l n l to Tho C o u r i e r . VANDJSHBlI/r, Jan. 14--Considerable interest Is m a n i f e s t In tho pro- poe-ed o r g a n i z a t i o n of the J u n i o r Band niHler the auspices of thn American Legion Community Band on Friday evening at tho rooms of Emory !-· Pratt Post of tho A m e r i c a n Legion. Curto C. Collins, who will hare charge ot the now m u s i c a l group, has requested that all pursbns who are Interested get in touch whh h i m at onee. The nf-w band will not bo restricted to any age or sex as It is planned to use It as a school for those who want The 3;;th Amend. lient and the law« Mfti-ted l.horeundcr, Svhlch are a part f the f u n d a m e n t a l laws of tho land, ill be f i i f o r m l . if iiecossary. at any ( ost. And h'.- a f t e r ycai'H. when the good benolitis and real merits of tho hui' ore o Item v od t h r o u g h o u t , tho l a n d , k v l l l be i' i t i a l l y p o p u l a r with any other l o r l i o n c C the Cone-'ittiitlon. White Bridge \VH1TW BRinc.W, J a n . 34.--Frank- Is 11 Schi.'ol has now teacher, i\fr. Ivsarns, this w e e k . Miss Sara Mc- Conti-ell, who t a u i r h t a. term and a half very successfully, resigning to g-jt mil rrK'd a few we;!(::! ago. 'Mr. a;:d Mrs. Artln.yr Harbaugh were J l n u i i t . "i'leasaut shoppers on Friday. Mrs. Morris St:.';.l was a M o u n t .riiH»sui:r: .shopper or T h u r s d a y . Mr. tnd Mrs. E r u r s o u K l n n e e r nr.d « i u g l H « r . f i o r o t h y . ivoro shoppers : n j J f o i i i n . I ' l o a s i i u t o':. Friday. i-M'-v;! Tit X e l m o v f ,1 i i - u b ' i ' h e l l r r "f and tii". d r i n k e r s of bootleg liquor have all gone. When r.ho hammers are worn out, the- a n v i l w i l l remain. There have been a £;ood m a n y lights over what went into the C o n s t i t u t i o n . Wo had f o u r years of tha; but the Consti- t u t i o n prevailec. There le no one now l i v i n g who w i l l ever ee a line jarred loose from tha ISth A m e n d m e n t , or any other A m e n d m e n t . That is our standard and wo refuse to drag t h e standard down r.o the anarchistic level of law dof!ers and viol itors. The law- abiding people of t h i s country continue to eVect {'residents, elect dryer and dryor Congresses, sustain the dry A d m i n i s t r a t i o n s of our states, until the liquor pow r and license system have as few rpologists in the .... le«,rn to play musical Instruments, d r i n k i n g Prom tllls u n l t w l u ba tile " nnl6!led prod note" who will tako their places In tho "I'athor" organization which Is made up of moro developed musicians. It is likely that a n u m b e r of girls will bo enrolled as tho diroator has boon approached by several who contend that they see no reason why they should not play in a band. This Interest Jed to the decision to Include everyone, regardless of the age or BOX. The meeting w i l l he held at 7:30 o'clock Friday n i g h t In the Legion C o l l i n s urges that all be at, t h o , n , , , , no time flhall be lost In p u t t i n g over tlicnew |)Ian. United States as has slavery and the auction block. Srnithfon SWITHTON, Jan. M-- Mr. and Mre. Hobert Wolf were rect nt guesta at the homo of friends at Scottdale. Mies Fannie Plough entertained the members of the- Brldg" C l u b nnd their husbands and friends a her home hero on Thursday evening. Those present were as 'follows: Mr. and Mrs. John Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Malogne, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wagner, Mr and Mrs. Pan I Stroope, Miss J_,eora Hay, Glair Hepler, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Hough, Mr. and Mra. George Crotise, Dr. and Mrs. William B r y a n t , Jr., Mr. ami Mrs. Bruce Hayes, Miss Gall Morrow, Mrs. William Bryant, Sr., of Pittsburg, Mrs. Samuel ShLmp of Lancaster, Miss Mildred Hoenshel, Dr. Harold Saowden aud M iss Isobel Hammers, The local motion plriure hoiuse operated by William Sheppaixl is having a machine installed to reproduce the talking pictures. It w i l l be ready for reproduction work w i t h i n a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Rhoades have announced the b i r t h of a daughter born Wednesday, J a n u a r y S. Mrs. Hhoadett will be remembered as MU;s Hester Bateman. Mr. and Mrs. H a r r y iMlison of Char- lero! wore guest* at t ; i e home of Mr. -Hoots Thursday A meeting of Emory Lowls Pratt Post of I h o American Legion will be held on Thursday evening In tho Le- Tnore w i l l be a further n of the minstrel show which i« to bo held sometime ( l u r i n g the w i n t e r or early spring. A good t u r n out of tlio members Is desired. rersoniU Mention, Paul R. Tulchert and two sons, John and Joseph, and I.erius Bakor wore Plttsburg visitors on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Philip II. JPleldson and f a m i l y of Corapolls spent tho week-end w i t h friends and relatives here. Mr, and Mrs. Charles Conn were local visitors over Sunday. . Mrs. Edward M a r o t t l , who has boon a i l i n g for a week w i t h tonsilitis, is s h o w i n g some i m p r o v e m e n t . Joseph H u l l l , J o h n M a y , I^wls Bonadio, A u g e l o Cavalcanta nnd Nicholas R t i l l l spent Sunday with Ralph Cavalcante at Eden born'. J i m m y R i i l l i , l i t t l e eon of Mr. nnd Mrs. Joseph R u l l i of Vanderbilt Hotel, is recovering from an attack of scar- lot fover. Use o-iir "want" advertisement, unf Mr. a n r l Mrs, I l i n 1 Mr *- Harold H e f f n n i Friday. | 1 he i n s k i l i a l i o n . i i o u f and Mr. a m i \ M r s . O u r l N i c h o l s wan, a Greensburg ; -- TRUE GOLD'GRANGE OFFICERS Will BE INSTALLED TONIGHT Newly e l e c t e d ' o f f leers of the True (.'old Grange at Moyer will bo installed thici evening. G. M. G r i f f i n of Flalwoods and \V. U. Hixori of Dawison w i l l h a v e charge of A ; r « . F r a n k J o h i i f t u n of Ac-m- wcr o j v i s i t o r S a t u r d a y . caiU-rs h o r f "" S\;.uiiiy i i f i o r u o o u . i ................ - ...... · - i'ayoui/.o i hoso whu advertiso, | L'ao ouj- classified ^yho to p u tr«nlzp. - i Those who advertise in The Daily lUvonisemeuts. 1 Couriov, " "Coming ©vents cast their AVOID THAT !fUTU:Ri; SHADOW* By refrain ng from overindulgence , if you would maintain th 3 modern figure Of fashion A v o i d the mags along the common-sens ; path to fitness and fashion. Don't let over-indulgence deprive you of the tantalizing contour of the riodern figure. Be moderate--b : moderate in all things, e v e n in s m o k i n g . Eat healthfully bu : not immoderately --when your yes are bigger than your stomach reach for a Lucky instead. Comi ig events cast their shadows befo; e. Avoid that future shadow by a' oiding over-indulgence, if you .vould maintain the graceful, mocern figure with its captivating cu rves. turky Strike, t h e finest Cigarette you ever SOK ked, made of the finest tobacco- --The Cream of the Crop--"IT'S TOASTED." Everyone knows th it heat purifies and. so "TOASTING" not, only removes impuri ies but adds to the flavor and imj roves the taste. shadows before *Be Moderate!.., lets or otiier qua wasted on these ing Lucky.Strike tempted to do y in things that c TUNE IN--I Don't jeopardize the modern form by drastic diets, harmful reducing girdles, fake reducing tab:k ^'anti-fat" remedies condemned by the Medical profession! Millions of dollars each year are ·idiculous and dangerous nostrums. Be Sensible! Be Moderate! We do not represent that smok- Cigarettes will bring modem figures or cause the reduction of flesh. We do declare that when mrself too well, if you will "Reach for a Lucky" instead, you will thus avoid over-indulgence mse excess weight and, by avoiding over-indulgence, maintain a modern, graceful form. ic Lucky Strike Daace Orchestra, every Saturday night, over a coast-to-coast network of the N, B. C. © 1930, The American Tobacco Co., Mfrs. Use Class I/led A d s . Results quickly follow. OANS 25 to '300 If You Keed Money for A uy Emergency SEE US Fayette Loan Company Title Trust BJdg., 5lh Floor. Conuollsville, Pa. Telephone 3-t-l - 866 Bonded In the Stale. to The C o u r i e r . DAWSON, Jan. 14.-- Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sproat are the proud parents of a baby girl. Babe and mother doinjr finely. Mrs. Charles G'aal was a.OonneUs- rillo c a l l e r Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray B. L-easure were the guests of friends In McKeesport Sunday. Week ot prayer began, Monday nlgrht at the Presbyterian Church. Following Is the series for Iho week: Monday n i g h t wan "I Bellova in Christ." Tuesday, "1 Believe In tho Holy Spirit"; Wednesday, "1 Belle vo la the Bible"; Thursday, "I Believe la the Communion ct Saints"; Friday night, "I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins." A l l are given aa invitation to attend. Worship will begin promptly at 7:30 P. M:. Kenneth H. Collins and daughter, Catharine, were Pittaburg visitors on Monday. Miss Catharine Shipley of Uniontown is visiting- at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Joseph. S. W. Inkf) and William Simmons attended a meeting of the 'P. L. E. Athletic Association at Plttsburg Monday niglvt. Charles J. Harper aud sen, Frank, visited Sunday at the home of Mr. Harper's parents, Mr/ and Mrs. Charles Harper of Connellsville. Mrs. James S. Laughroy has re- | turned home f r o m a two weeks' visit \ at the honia of her daughter, Mrs. j Ninian Boggs at Camden, N. J. On January 25 The annual oyster b a n q u e t of Our- few Grange at. Flatwooda w i l l be held on Saturday evening, J a n u a r y 25, at the Grange Hall. An interi'sting program Is being arranged 'h/ a committee. Plans for the dinner wer- advanced at the recent meeting at ivhieli t l m a the nowly elected officers were installed by William Gnskill of. Fayette C?ity, assisted by Mrs. G a s k i l l . Following tho installation of the subordinates and the juveniles, luncheon was served. Those Inducted I n t o office are: Clayton Carson, master. Clyde B r o w n , overseer. Kills Vance, steward. J. Harold Arnold, lecturer. Fred Brown, chaplain. G. M. Griffin, tre«surer. Catherine Dunn, secretary. Paul Brown, gatekeeper. John Mosser, assistant steward. Lorraine Vance, l a d y assistant steward. Flora, cerles and pomcna, R u t h Plersol, Elizabeth Robinson aud Mabel Moeeer. Iron Bridge a t t e n d a n c e each S u n d a y and the public ,iro i n v i t e d to a t t e n d . The West Penu Power Company placed a n u m b e r of new poles hero tho past week ami added m o r e heavier wires in order tha". the m a n y consumers hero may h a v e an ample supply of e l e c t r i c i t y . if. L. Krepps of Connellsvllls is building- a new barn on the rear of his tract of laud here. Lev! B. Kcel'er spent, several days w i t h the f a m i l y of his d a u g h t e r , Mrs. William Smitley of HammondviHe. Mrs. H a r r y R l t e n o u r and Httlo (lau^ht-er, Klcanor, of South Couniellfi- vllle spent T h u r s d a y here w i t h Mrs. Uitonour's p a r e n t s , Mr. and Mrs. Daniel lOulscy. Leo Roy K n l l y is on tho sick lift but is somewhat, improved at thie w r i t i n g we are glad to n o t e . Samuel Adams was a business visitor to Scotulalft Saturday. MIT. Evans Barron and daughter, Mary Louise, of W i l l i l n s b u r R r w«re here F r i d a y \ v i t ) i Mr.«. Barren's parents, Mr. and Jlr.-?. Eli 11. Crosby. Miss Gladys Fox of Mount, Pleasant was here several days w i t h her sister, Mrs. Ell Crosby, Jr. Miss Beatrice M i l l e r was in Con- nollsvllle Saturday shopping anil calling on friends. j Looking: for Bargains J j Read the advertisements la Daily Th« .«.* IRON BRIDGE, J a n . .14.--Officers tor the coming year for the I r o n Bridge S u n d a y School were elected on Sunday with t h e f o l l o w i n g : S u p e r i n - tendent, Harry llliome: a s s i s t a n t , J. H. . Prittn; o r g a n i s t , Alr'i. Martin P h l l H p i ; seyretary, h'iorem-p Koafer. The Suiidiii' athoul ia. iEweaaiDg 1 in Try Bi-Rex once and it always. Bi-Hex because it safe and pieasnnt relief. We self BI-Rpx on a money back g u a r a n t e e . Try It! I'onaollsvlllo Drug 'oiii[)iiiiv. Orn 200,000 Can» you'll nst prescnibt gives quick.

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