The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 16, 1930 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR. f}J\lltl \JW CXI tl/rC, V.;umNlin.jJLjt JfA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, J930. CEmtrfer. oo,, IIICNRY P. SNTDKR. Pr«ald«rit and Editor, 18TO-1010, S. K. M. President. 1010-1 ( 0£2, .TAMES J. £RtSdOIL, P r e s i d e n t and General r, c, K-DMUNDSON, ' Vlco-PraslJent. ,_ f MiSS R. A. ION'B3AN', ·-ccrctary and treasurer. JOHN IA OANS, · Mantigtngr Editor. WAI/TTCR S. STIMMEI* · City Editor. , MIKS L-YNKB B. KINCKLU Society Jidttor. MEMBKR OK 1 A m e r i c a n Newspaper .Publisher* AssoclPilon, A u d i t Bureau of Circulation. Tonnaylvanla Newstpaper Publishers Association, Two r u n t s per rouy; 50o per m o n t h ; ¥!) 00 per year by inall U paid. In ad- Vf nee. 12c per -wook by/ carrier, -Entered as soconfi cliins tu»Uor at the co, Conn«llt»lUa. over thoin automobMisttt iieod not to bo told they wore In a city or town. Another advantage will "l/u^thut 1he city's street Improvement pmguuii {-(in bo carried through on a lurgor aculo than muutctpel finances tn ually per- (ult. Thiu will bo a conei leratlon ol no niean value to the nvoi igo city or Uwn whose- flttanciul toinltUon, lor« not permit adequate stm\t rojruirj being male as imd when H »e(«i. ANOTHER JANUARY THAW J-IYF/O, JAN. J6, SUCCESS Of 4f », O. PLAN." Tho celebration of the 20th anniversary oC tho advaac«ment of Daniel Wizard to ithe t pr«!ide-ncy of the .Baltimore Ohio Railroad Company, was a TOOst significant event In tho history ol railroads tui4 ibo relations between tho onanagonvmt and tholr em'ployes. The occasion was utilised by tho labor organizations of tho company to tender Mr, Willard a testimonial dinner. This was for a (two-fold purpose, to honor the imii-h respected: head, of th-o company bj which they a-re employ-en}, and to give- public yecognttlo-n 'of, their approval t tlie .labor policy by which their ·employment is regulated. At tho «wne stimo opportunity was giv-on to express appreciation of tho satisfactory operation, of the so-called "B O. Plan," under which tho -company and its employes havo 8U3tair,ed peaceful relations since tb-o settlomeut of tbo shopmen's strike in In tho addoMMS of President TVillard upon this oocsJilon there was evident a note of graUtloatlo-n In. his statement that "subsequent -events have justilkKl our tilth" ia tho -eflJcaoy o£ tho plan. It has worked or-on more .satisfactorily thau was anticipated and, as Mr. "VVillarrt eta ted, "cooperation Is now an accepted poltey ia all branches" oil UM Baltimore Ohio This happy condition 1e«-n about try TiMitiral recogriitjon of "the lights arid privileges of the respective partlea. .Thrire has beea an earnest offo-rt on'the part of each to'eoiwct mlMiudoretnndtnge and to display sympathetic coOyoTatlou, conditions »Mitlal and necessary to the malnten- ftnce of imlustriail peace In every en- taljlishimont, whether few or many men aro employe-it. Without a lengthy written codo the Baltimore Ohio Pla/n has been made effective because ol the fact that it has allayed sus-plclon and promoted a feeling of mutual respect and inspires a srvovvlnR confidence between em- plo/tr and -omploye. To tuch an extent Juno the o.\ceUea\ciea of the plan been awopte-d bj both parties to it a-rud been d-Miionstrated in Us practical application, Uiat Mr. Willard described the labor policy of hiH company "as a stato of tiund resulting from the confidence the OEinloyee have In the inirucsg of tho manugemcnt and which the manasorneiit has in Iho fulr- ucss of the employes." In dealing falvlj \.ith «ach other the ytana^ei'ii'iit and the employe-si h-av-o s;iveu n i luroto meaning- to'the Oold- cu Kule Mr. Wlllard deflnea it as "tienthm the other man as you would \viih to 'o treated if In his place." This, Ui (loclarcs, "la the essence of t!if U i l t i m o r o Ohio's hilwr policy." l^e-sidint Willard mod^stly disclaims c v w l l t for the adoption of the policy w ucti la being evvrywhere uc- cepleil ai a profound example of co- oppratio i and good will between em- plojM- and employo. ilo pTofer*} that (lie honor be accorded to "the official vtdtl tofuther with the 70,foo men and A\nnHui \\ho malco up the Baltimore Ohio family, so-called." P-crhops Ir. Willard will not IKS o, howtnor, to receiving con- ia mn;,. HO freely and generously upon him as tho chief execu- th-o of a great transportation .syfctem Ih.xt h;is had the courage, vision and i j i t h to repose couiideiu.e in the just- 11 Mrf ,unl fidrneas of its employes. K q t i a l l / Is ho o n t U H i l to c onjrriitula- H MIS f i ) l t i l O h l R l l df^l^," n! (. i-s icpoao tu latu. STJlEJiT JtKI'AlHS BY STATE. 'llio City of ("oiiucllKVilU: will share in tho IjoniMHu to bo tlfrlvel from the law c.iaaotl by the UiHt lyoglslaturo ty w U c h Ibo boctioiifi of main roads w h i c h iinm -streets through tho inuni- u p a H i i ^ aro to be taken over by tho State Highway Department iu relation 'u rcpatrri ttttit imiiutenanco. lontracts aro executed be- tho city and the departmant, ua a result of tho conference- with a representative of tho department on Wed- n^'lay, ud award is mado to the lowest hlddc-r, the departaipnt will he i-'^iil.' to pr-OLOCd \\ith repairing Kaet ( l a o f o n l a\enut from Brimstomj f'oi i er (·!· t w n t x i , Snrflor otroet and I I « ) i -til avonu*. 'lite d o p a i t n i p n t A s i l ! hi\\ t\il\ h i t K ^ of "ic work, t h p co-jt to be 11- u«i d b o t \ \ ( p n ih(v d i j uncl the do- [i.u inonl in almiii tht^ pioportioii of 511000 to t h e c i t \ ,uul ^L'II noo to tlio -it:i o. O n e atU i n t a i ' i - ni I b i s arrnnspment. i 1 ^ . n t i UsU'd u i i l i the Ifiiini 1 -!- plan i'i i s w l i u M i Iho city w:w o!jll(;«a to i · 'i I 'ift.c- hlii'i'l*. in HHJ.UI, \ \ i l t ln 'i *'n'\ u HI In- iiiu(Ic u t i i l o i t u In in , p \ ui ssi'aiiisi? s u r f u t o w i t h the ! · «nu'Hfiii'«, i s j j h h now etui tit tliy i v hntf! It huti boeu notorious that, * KJi few ucueptkmA,tiia stieet Boc'tlont i. tlie »i»jlrt li.m!ctl loads Imve been A banquet of tho fir-frnic-n can al- bo -depended tipo-n to attr.'icl many orators auirt give th MM occasion to speak enthns'iiitically of the hero- Ism of those who risk t h e i r lives lo save our propwlioK from doHtiuction by fire. The ddunor of '''uwduy'evo nlng showed 110 lack in either tho uiunbor or excellent 'haiacler of the talks. TiKridentally'the j,uwt!* Inclml- ed many more famous f »r, tlie4r cou- s-umupUcti of Mini'pittious vjjindw than they Jiavo hart osporleiw. as i!ghttrs of consuming tee». The blondes of the country will fool It i» iKife for them to raituro forth now that the "TrlgBer U'wuaii" r tfa,etr typo Is a emvjt of ilu sheriff ol Phcnlx, Arlx. i Protectionists Divided ois Sugar Tkriff Question Foreign Investment* Cause Some to Fa^oi- Higher Duties, Others Lower. full of I (.ft.0!t l O U S l ) , j u,Qd rkljjus, By (Copyright 1030 by The Courier.) WASHINGTON, Jin. IU.---Although the Senate vutos TUurhday on the sugar tariff, it may be- said to ho the beginning and not. the uud of the uon~ trovorsy. Tho principle or p i o t r c U o n , long held In high regard aw a method o£ keeping out fore-lgi production, now has run counter to Another principle --tho protection of American invebt- ments In foreign ndustry. If tho sugar needed for American consumption were product d entirely -within Continental United States the problem would be simple 'iut tho Philippine Islands, which enjoy free trade, and Cuba which has- a preference as against other sugj-r producing countries, together gro v more sugar than Is needed. Because ol tho cheaper production costs a both thq Philippines and Cuoa, the beet sugar farmers of several American states aro clamoring for a higher tariff against Cuba. Philippine 5ndo endpnco enters th-a controversy because if a tariff w e j o applied against t h e Philippines such as is now appli -d against Cuba, it would tend to reluct) tho impoitation from the Philippines. Various proposals have beei, made from time to tirno lo ration (tie amount o£ sugar that should be ,illov,ed to come into Continental United States This was the original method used in war time. Philippine independence, however, as woll as any rationing of tugar production or expoi t from the islands, is bitterly fought by Ame-i leans -who have invested -aplLil in the archipelago. Somewhat thf same situation exists Witt respect to Cuba where Suiator Bonh of Idaho points out American capital has also boon heavily invested, lie declared that while the Cuban preferential d u t y was originally adopted as a friendly gesture to a struggling nation, American capital now "In alniost exclusively the capital which is producing sugar in Cuha and we are in fact giving a preferential to certain Amorican capitalists who happen to bo engaged in the industry outside tho holders of the United States.." TO this the Oubans make the answer that while American money Is invested iu sugar g l o b i n g , the-, industry gives emploj ment to thousamln of natives of Cuba whose livelihood depends upon a thriving sugar Industry. Senator II( we.Il of Nebraska favors a bounty similar to Urn export, debenture plan proposed last year JOT agricultural iiioUuctB generally. This is an effort io oaualiKe by enabling th'» domestic sugar producers to ge' a higher return for their production. I t \saa vehemently opposed by Pi csidcnt Hoover when offered beton tlio Farm Relief Act wis passed arid it is not likely that ho would lavoi arty such measure. A far as the Senate IK concerned, it has onco gone MI record in lavor ot export debctituic uul thero K (.OMWIeiablo sentiment m favw of tho b.iin» thing now for biKar Before it IH reached, hortcve;, t ii rfoiiato hns to vote on tho propoi- il to raiso the- duty on Cubuu lav sugar from 1 7b cents u pound to ' 20 icHts a p o u n d ni p i o - po.sed by 110 iJc-nutc VInance- Connnil- tce. The House a d u p f e d a rute of 2.-10 cents a pound so tho diuerciue would ha\ o to be rcconcllad ia tho coaforcnct cummittoc, with the cliunces t lat tlie Senate late wouHl prevail if it IK 2.40 and with tho probability it the present rate is retained by the Senate thero will bo a bitter flgl.t la conference. Once tl o t a i i f f duties are out of tne way the xpoi£ debenture plan w ill come to a vote, but hero again tho Senate a c t i o n on the rate ol duty ^\ill be an i '(laeiitial factor in guiding senators If the rates of tho present law are ' etained, tho export de-bent tiro plan pn bably will be passed, but if a high iHiough duty to i educe the i m p o r t a i ' o n f i o m Cuba is adopted the bounty rtra will not get very far, All k l His of s u g u f M i o n s iuue bceii m.tdo t i u l l U H l tlio ( o n t l i t t i i i g i n t p r - c-ii', of ho clomc-sUe ),to\\c-is, and Iho p i ' o i l u d i s mit^tittv f o n t l i n - ' i i i i t I t i i t f d Suit's 'na Uu' M i d i d i s l i i l m t i o u ot Amei'k i n ( a p i L i i i ut,i-thci u i t h ,i noil- t l t a ! I n l i l t ' i i t - o o f ( h e i i i l i i ( l [ ) i i l n i l ) u p s , has ma to the- s i t u a t i o n almost !w(ox- ·lbto (i aulutlau. The, p i i s o u o C ,L a lurgo I )bl)y whli h SiMiatoi Cara\ ,ij ' comml tee in ,1 forma i l e p o r t aays . bient tioie thdn ¥-100,000 h u a Bdvcii j to om i h a h t i o Uie oaiplexlty oi tin. , \\ hole ptolilcni. i liit h u g d i fiuo-sUou i b ' n u t n v, iu v\ ^ \ ; » ' ' f s s nrTx vv^\c - / BRITISH COW**' - y SOUDfW American politics but the gradual Increase in American investments abroad has brought a new element into (lie tariff process, and some of thn most ardent protectionists of other days are now on the other sldo of tho fence be-cau«o of foreign, investments. Protectionism USPC! to gtn HH strongest support from the moneyed group but the flow of capital abroad has divided Us ranks. lakes Plea for Big Crowd River Hearing In hie address nt the- Kiwonts Club yesterday Postmaster "VV. S. Beuanna ina-ie a very carneot plea for a representative gathering o! Connelisvillo people at tho hearing before Iho United States* Army Engineers at Pittfcburg on next Monday at 10 o'clock. II Bald: "To those few citizens of Connella- vllio who w e i p fortuuat-o enough to have been in Wauhington to attend the recent Congrcs-« o£ Rivers and Harbors, It souiule odd to havo folks say in a skeptlcni tone: 'Do ycu really tt Ink the fi'ough will ever be canalized '." "Somehow I think that «ome of us u-bo did go -muat have liad that same attitude before- we wont, but having mingled with thoec representative and earnest minded men and women from i l l ovor Iho United Slates, who neeru- d so intent on. thu subject of Inland naU'rwaj"}, ilood control and tho development and conee-rvation ol! the .jreat power resources of our r Ivors uid fltieamb--Tiavlng tistened for thieo ilaj'-rf to one great, address after another on llie varlouti j»ha«3«-s of these subjects, and having found that after all no one of them was of relatively gieater import than our own, that all of Uio tbjjiga that wore bald could lniv« been applied to our' own river-no wonder wo hoc-ante c-nllin'jlaBts and llioioughly nold on the woilh-whilc!- neos and deelrublllty of our idea. "Not only do we believe in tho project, "v\o also believe m tho Inevilablo- nosti ^of-ita accompli.'iSimfnt. "iu other words, wo \veto convrrtrd t i o n i tho idea that oura w«s ti project in tlio idcd conveyed by thi motto oC Iho HI v ors and Harbors Gougrobs that, 'We do not have a project but a program/ to the extent t h a t ours i s a p s u t , and a very I m p o r t a n t pal, oE t i i a t prog!am of improvement in watoiwayh ami flood 'control. "I bay again t h a t had wo Ticen, an/I possibly we wei-e, aomow'hut on our going down, and had we not been converted In the meetings and by the bpecches there, then the atmo«- phere of the place and the Intense earneslnoss of our repr-esontatlvee in Congress, Kendall, Kolly «ud Wyont, and the reception accorded them and us by all of tho oftlciaie with whom we came In c o n t a c t , would havi* convinf-cd us that Uio tiling \sas bound to Ivip- pcn. "Now roniPH the t u r n of all those good ami w o r t h - w h i l e cilUons of Con- iiellsvtllt* and tfie Yougli Vallny, who wotilil h u v o gone to AViiHlilugton 1f they ( o u l d Imvo aruinfsod it or It' llu\ had t h o u g h t II vviri i w i l l v wot til \ \ h l l t ! to t i , \ : Now, KH j n u i - opfioi t t u t i l v ID ul.ij a MM-\ I m p o i t . i n t pa i t In llui l i n l h i nun c of the dttvelopmiMit «!' t!i!s- valh-y hv liol])liiu to c o i i v l t i ( ( I b o o l l l f U i l s that we ai'o inlDiosi.c'(l and In o.irniht by f u t i l i t y on a IP-.I! demons i t . i t Ion lioforo tlio Army ISngineeia In Pltttiburg on nt'Xt Monday, "Let u-i 'I'jutilo Iho r o f i u s f of Con- K K t s u i a u K i n I a l l Nut ICJ-H ( l i n n ii5 -M « i l l i !'" ]H -n!" u f l u to In. oiu Coolidge May Be Given Seat on Supreme Bench CIIAItLL'S I'. t for- Central Tress. WASHINGTON, Jan. IB- Ex-President. CoolKlge Is believed If quite a few tolerable reliable- polH -al niiiul- readera to bo f a % I n g hlmsolt for a scat In the United Slati Suprc no Court. Th fact that ho tihuws j o enthusiasm for tbla ypnr'8. Ropub! can hona- torlat nomination 5n Ma?ea huaottb is no proof of It, to bo tiUre Forlorn hopes ntner have scorned to have much appeal to Mr. C olilgc. Ha prefers to bo mighty cottslJ!, In advance of landing any oCfi e that he goes after. * * » Not, perhaps, that Iho B iy State Q. O, P. '« chanceB of feucceec Ing tho re- Urine Senator Frederick H. Glllott with another Hepublican aro quite dubious enough to bo refe red to ae a forlorn hopo. Still, a 50-50 outlook 'i about file beet Iho 0 0. P. can c Urn in that rommoHwolth, anj'w ay. Tljo isltnatlon t peaks or Itself, If anyone cjueiHtiona U. Da Id I. "Walfih, one of Maebarhuscttti' .se latore right "I might aid that the only part of any speech of importer ce made before the Hivere and Harl ors Congress that coaldliave bxn com trued against us, wne In that part of tho splendid address of the United 'tales Senator Irom South Carolina, w ion ho bald that tho National logisin ive body toolc very Boriou^ly Uio ro« 3mmonlatlons tho RlvfTb and HarlrorF Congress iul would not consider a p ojfcl t h a t did not havo the| approval t the A r m y Engineer?., "Otti* was not appi oved in a recent report alinoly bee use tho proposition was not l u l l y ic elo'pel and not an flic-ion Uy pro Denied ".Six times it has yeen approved j tentatively by tbobe irom Oeorgo Washington down, ant the only tiroo it IIUB not been appri vel Iw6 boon trom lack «f vision an 1 interest. "Now wo IIHVO only 3uwl one down, and I b e i o M not moie than five yards to go. Ijet'fj put it o or.." Abe now, is a Democrat. The state went for Al Smith in I02S / * - » One might guefia that Mr. Coolidge would bo an especially fetrong senate t'aiulidalo--maybe pomewliat better than 50-CO--if tho G, O. P. could get him to mnltR tho race. His state's own paiticular ex- ProbJdontl Some kick about that! Ors the other hand, it doubtless would be an exceptionally bitter pill \fj Air. Cooiitlgo, in die circumstances, to a*sk Mflfioachueetts' volers to send him to tne Senate, utl bo beaten. So- it does not Tieceasai'lly follow that the Northamptoniaa'a reluctance to try for a toga means, he has the Supremo Court in mind. Possibly he- «imply considers this a poor time- to seek anything elective- whatever--in Massachusetts--for a Republican. It may bo that Mr. Coolldge- hae metitionr-d tho Supreme Court to someone--and It has leaked out without trace, thus getting into tho atmosphere. Or It may be that coineono olso hae mentioned It--as a good idea. * * a There is conalderable sentiment Jn Washington to tho effect that a dignified placo in the public service ought to be foitml for each of our ex-Pre«5- dente. Ex-Preeident Taft's appointment to t h e Supreme liench hw given this sentiment inor or leas of a .slant in that direction. i Such a position obvioufily would have to be either appointive or automatic. It could not yory woll bo elective, for then thero would bo no certainly that any given ex-President would be able- to get it. On tho contrary he ·would, risk being defeated which would be the reveieo of dignified. * * « With four of tho preqont jubilee 1 *? past the ugo of 70, and one of this quartet only a year ehorl of 00, nothing can be- more- certain than that there will be a Supremo Court vacancy or eo in the not distant future, and there I« no question at all that Jlrl C'oolitigo will b suggested to 1111 It. I n r-cno he wants it, tho Taft precedent will malco it dit)'lci.:i not to glvo it to him. True, lie can very well he- over unless hn fa urged, but he- lilin- M^lf ran easily imnide for plenty of u r g i n g , w i t h o u t n p p f M i r l n g lo ilo m (hat h o h»h t h lii( H u a t l o n Edison^s School Tcaclier Dies at Ago of 93 " f i l i l H l n o k J u t s i o l t r - 1 I n ( j i i \ \ l n l c ! M i n n thai! l i i p y \ lad lo 111 llm "V b l H K h - t l i l l i i ' ilA.\ s o' r u i i i i l n 1 noses n i c u u k i M l C..IIM Us," s i l t f l i K l T o l l BUikiey w l l c n In ii t c i T i l t i l i Onl )i!ooil today, f'oni''lc't i f I s M i l I m ' h l M i i h'jiiif- t ii ti dm I " i u s i -, i i.i t u r- i c f I i h' i ,, .1 i 1 i n K I p i ' i - i '-'I "r i l 11 I ' l - 'Hi k u l l b V, ) l " l ) W J fell I '111", It Pays to Modernize Your Plumbing Old Home or Now--Demands the Very Finest B A T H R O O M Fittings New fixture? are not so very expensive (hat you cannot afford to junk your old ones and replace them with Hie BCAV, You'll be "well repaid for the coot and effort in the- satisfaction you v/ill receive from your up lo datn. bo lit room. "JKBOM WHITE IT'S BIGHT" CHAS. F. WHITE 130 South Pittsbarg Street. Fhone 5)18-J a Bliiidf oldl Test Mrn Jolm Q. Shopper recently took an unbiased blindfold test of three methods of going shopping -- the first two she decided as inconvenient and tiresome, but picked the third way which was by electric car, as the most comfortable, convenient and economical,way to go and come. WEST PENN Company Edison's school teacher, Mrs. Sophia A. Randall, who admitted she called tha noted inventor a "lunkhead" when he wa» n 14-year-old boy in her class, died Sunday, Jan. 5, in Los Angeles, at. the age of 03. She wo^ laid to rest la Lou Ansrolwi When the Best Is 1V.T *"!"* JNone 1 oo AL no time would the car owner more appreciate good, dependable tires than in winter with its severe cold, snow, and slush. Freedom from "tire trouble," is t h o n most comforting. You c-annot bny better tires than, those of the largest and best known manufacturers. At our stores yon will find only tho best known brands of tires--no u n k n o w n brands, at ridiculous prices, which are high-priced no matter what price you pa;. Our prices on these standard brands will be found lower than tin: same Identical tire is sold elsewhere. Maximum volume purchases means lowest possible prices, which advantage we extend to the consumer. Mr he your w i n t e r driving safe with chains. "VV carry ( h e m , together w i t h a f u l l line of other motoi accessories, batteries, gaolinc, oil, grease, etc. Stores in Biia« Counties ol Pennsylvania. PATROiiZE THOSE WHO AD¥ERT!S£

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