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I'ACIfl B^OUR. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE PA, UESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1930. Satlg (Etiitrtrr. TUK couniiou co., rubllNhrra. J U i N f J T P. SNYDEJl. P r e s i d e n t and K d i t o r , 1870-.10.10. MRS. K. M. KN i ' r s i k i o n t , -1AMK.S ,1. UR.ISOOT.U P r e i i ' j c i i l a n d C.enovt-.l Manager. p. c, RDMUNHSON, V i c e - P r e s i d e n t . MI.S.S II, A. I')ON UiCiAN, h-i-;:rutiry and Trasuror. JOHN U G A N S . M a n a g i n g Editor. WA.T/TKR S. STIMMEU City Editor, MIBS t Y N N W B, KINCEIJU Society Eill-.or. MEMBKR OF AJl^rlcan N e w s p a p e r publishers A s s o c i a t i o n , A u d i t B u r e a u o f Circulation. P e n n s y l v a n i a N c w » p a ; « r AsaociatU B, T w - conts per copy, 50c p«r -month; *5.00 per year by rnnJ' It paid in n d - vanct . i-c por week by carrier. Kn'-crcd aw second c'ftas matter ul tha poatt'flloc, Connollsvillc, were made by tho member i o-C tht workers' committees, w h i c h result«t in an ugsrcgale of «5S accos Ions, I'M or whicli were con-CeHsious, l '·· rtcon- st-crations and 59 by loiters. In point o( numbers tho resultfl r r v ' . i i n l j 1 ox- f-occl those pr-Bv-iously ;iU lined by mass cvanKeitstir.-. e f f o r t s . Tho decision to preserve ( ie (iri;an- txation oC Un pastor.,' :omn ittoo-, u n d to continue the work ot t.h i laymen, w i l l very probably r e s u l t In i t i l l inoro f r u i t f u l results, especially a.s i n - tlividual churchos w i l l av lit iliom- .sr-lves of the opportunities that have, been made available by the ',;amitaiRii. Tho lino s p i r i t ot coOpe atiou between tlto ohurohoti has coir rilmtrii to Lhe success of tlu movtMiien and do no much to atlvance their w rk lit the community. TITESDAT EYEN1NO, FKB. 18, 19JW. THE PAKOI/B SYSTEM. Some people havo criticised tl"» parclc system rathor severely. Whon a dotendant in court is convicted of som oflowsc, and he Is admitted to parolo, persona aro apt U regard such a dispositioa of the- ease as amounting almost to an aciuitnal. It seems difficult for them to reconcile what seems to bo at moat ,\ very light pott- a l t j with an adequate 'iorm of Tun- lahiaent, for the offf^nso for Which a verdict of guilty ba-s been roudered. These impressions avo mainly tbe reffitlt of luck of information as to the operation of the parole systam. It is not. as may appear, granting rni- rcstralnwl liborty to convicted pcr- soi!3. It is placing them under t;ie care- of the probation officer, to \vhom t h e y must report nc.o each month u n t i l all the conditions of their parole havo been tullv discliargcd. Violation of a parole immediately makes tho c u - p r l t subject to action by the court. A. isenteuce oc impr sonment may follow that will deprive tho offender ot all the privileges hi was permitted to exercise tinder his parole. The chief advantage of tho oystem to tho county iri t a a t no expense Is I n c u r r e d in tho roaintonance in the c o u n t y jail or other ponal institution f l r r i n i r tho oxiatenro of the parole. The persons u n l e r parolo are free to w c u r e etniloyit.cnt and t h u s sustain UemsclvoH and fatxilies. Probation Officer T. Watt Hencler- Mf.n esilmutL-a tliat the saving to the county d u r i u s 1H2!', on an average of ·li.O persons on parolo during the year, was approximately $100,000, is'hioh t h e county woulc have had to pay in ovejit that all th-C'se persons had boon c iinmittod to jail or the work house. It there were pssurances that tho parolo system is effective as a cor- r f c t i v e , or as a preventive of crime, tic-re might ln more #meral acceptance of tiio mcilnd. Somo persons violate their pare-to and escape the jurisdiction of t.u-.i court leavln?; unpaid fines and costs, resulting in a ioss to the countj. But incarceration in jail or workhouse in no greater as litirahco that tho «vil tendencies ot tho Inmates avo corrected by this iorm of puni.shn-cnt. Often tho reverse IH the case, especially with rouugeT persons, whoso aasociatlon with criminals i i jails starts them more definitely on careers of crime. 1C tho probation ofllc«r Is held strictly accountable to the court for his wards, and ho is diligent In chock- Ins up on them, so that violations may be promptlr noted and reported to court, ovon inoro satisfactory re- Kwltii would seem possible of attainment. Fewer revocations would very likely bo necessary when those on paroJo realize tlio certainty and swiftness ot being cf.lled Into court when they failed to comply with all the requirements imposed upon them wfren they wore granted restricted liberty STUDENT TItAFFIC OFFICEKS. The experiment oC having students of the high «c2i'Kls act as traffic officers has advanc-xl so far that 11 young men of tho Immaculate Conception Parochial Higli Scbool iiavo already placed themselves undor the instruction ot Chief M: Police Wail. A lew days' training will equip them to assume the duties of the office for which they havo'been selected. Knowledge of tho trafic ordinance and rules of tho highway will bo acquired as essential to projwr safeguarding th«. school children at the street Intersections near the High School building. Tho t»porierce will be valuable to t-hoso young mon. Tho alortnews required to koop a cloe watch on the school children, and to aeo tha,t the streets aro clear before they attempt to cross, will c^ill lor considerable oelE control on par, of tho »tud«nt oflJcers. They w i l l Itnd they liavo more to do t h a n sraply i^t-ind at the street intersections and give signals to the drtv-- «rs of autoiiK^bllo:), Th«y will find, during tho biuy hours preceding the opening and tallowing the clo*e of Mfhool, that regulating the movoments (· r rovoral hurdrod school valld;r«n is .ml to nlmplo a task as may appear. Tho student officers will realize t h M r re.sponsioility, howover, and can !( dcp«Maded upon to give careful at- iinlion to tho;r duties. 1C they make mistakoi ttu-'j are more liable to IK- on the side «f safety than In flSsre- ss.ird os' it* i uloa. The experiment v.ill bo watcl; "' w i t h interest but with conlltience tiKii tho youngsters will do thtvir best. Sl'CCKSS OF PKRS05AI. CAMPAK1N 1« CHURCHES. -iwitH'i Ot th» personal cattt- " ;!·« Protstaat c'auT^liefl, , . reaching persons who ; . . t. ; u'ir church prftference dunuK v.'ici r j o n i ahurch oensua, ruusi. \H gratifying to tho participating days Uie campaiRn a total o l.OS-i call.s CARTOONS OF THE D \Y TOOK L\CO.UJ; TAX. When Bonuses Are D An employer taay deduct iroin gross income tlio amount, of bo-iusof! pawl employes when ««nh pa mente arc made in good faith as aldi ionn! t'om- 7onsatton for personal s rvices iie- taally rendered, provided Lhat whou ded to tho stipulated salary tho total (loos not exceed "a reasonable compensation for fiovvice* rendered." IonatknB made to employes which do not 'haTe tho clement of co upewsation, or arc in excess of reasotiw ile compensation tor services, arc no, deductible. Pensions paid to retired employee dr their families and «UDB paid as compensation for Injuries, limited to the amount 'not cornpensaf -d for by insurance, arc proper doduci iOB8. "When tho amount ot the salary it an officer of employe te paid for a limited lira* to hte widow or heirs in r cognition of services rendered by U e decease*!, such payments may bo dt luctt-d. Salaries paid employe.- who aro alwent In the military, naral, or other service of the Governm« rvt, hut who intend to return, are allowable deductions. Tho Mozart Club, the organization oC our bv.st strumentat talent, will gi ance on Wednesday and '.' iiings whicli will bo thci to tho citizens of tho c- support. They havo pre musical entertainments tier In tho past which I: introduce, th'is organiKo public, tho aim of which a taste tor 'better natt* citizens. Their efforts ot recognition which it pleasure of all music i ironne»r local vocal and i n -o a perform- hursduy evc- !· tlret appeal min unity for ented several of a. high or- ive nerved to ion to the is to cultivate c among our ire deserving should be tho veri; to give. Tho pneumatic eola un loader at Capstan people tho other day \\ Ing for an airplane afl tho droning of tho d- fectiveness and spewl carries tho linolr divid to their respective blr for tho annoyance o£ even this will soon 1 there will bo no cans we are being attacket airplanes. ish and Hmt fooled many fc.o v. t-rv look- ir I iM cuing to vice. The ef- with whish Ji ed substances .-i comporiBatoa he udlse, but 0 muffled unil 1 for believing by a UeiH of In its discussion of timely topics the Union Farmers' luh of Kayette County i.s making valuable- contributions to a better understanding of many subjects of Iarg interest to Ufa members Tho mont tly gatherings in their social aapeots aro noteworthj events and always pKaeaiitly untir.i- pated by the RoarSng Hun still persists in retaining tho honors at; tho North Pole of Fayette county, Is xfar as relates to low winter tempei ttur«a. The road supervisors of Lower Tyrone township havo wisely joined with, tho county co nmissionefs iii foregoing an increasi to taxation, for which tho residents will . be duty grateful. Success or Failure London Conference Sparely Up to U.S. Must Clarify Pnqoses as to Both Moral add Material Support of Nations. (Copyright :»*0 by Tho Courier.) WASHINGTON, fob. 18.---TH issue of -whether the L ndm Oottfarenco shall or shall not succeed has been put 8(Juafoly before tho United States Government. The conflict beta eon tb« American deelre for isolation and the Inevitable trend toward cope ation with Burope which Franco and reat Britain, foro- «eo as a means of maintaining peace, has come. All the figures on tonnage and rival plans T volve around (lie question of security which France has made paramount. Will the United States really support the Kellogg.- ti duties and UBC her Influence as agaim ;. an aggressor nation, or does Amei Ca Insist upon tlui oldnfasbloned rule of neutrality? France is rfcftd) ti cut down her demand!) If the United State.-; will clarify her pun oses as meaning moral as well as i laterial support for nations that are attacked, notwithstanding 'he lottc · and spirit of tho Kellogg treaties. The otiibarraBsmonl, for tho United St.: tee Has in iho fact that President H over roe.eaf.ly proclaimed t.he theoi y that neutral nations should have tho right to ·ftlvniEll food to the people of belligerent countries. The coati tents! Idea is t h a t food £urnl3hsti t the people meanti that much more ood made u v a i U i h l o to tbo armies at. the t r o u t and thai If the Kellogg Tr aty menus a n y t h i n g at n i l , the U ailed SUUt\s should w i t h - j hold a l l foruii! of UHfu-Unneo from t l i o j nation which ha ; bc'»n provwl iho aggressor. U U hardly llkoiy that tho American delegation would venture at this timt to sign any treaty i n t e r t w i n e with reedom tvl' action -in UK- aulo ot" war ; t p p l l e s to a beHigc-r- «nt people, but 'raucc doc« not ask for any sur.Vi 'oi gillie; a^rwiuoni.. It n i v r o l y r^riuo-'. ; hu! U'r I ' t u t t t l Stale.-. agrwe in advance to consult with European powers in the event thai war clouds appear on tho horUon. Senator Walsh ot Monlaiia, Dcnm- crat, rnado a speech a lew dayH ago declaring i h a t such a t r e a t y of consultation "onld bo in acrord w i t h tradition R nco t h e United StaU» hail signed a similnr pact with rof«rnco to queBti'O'.is itris.inp; In the- Pacific Octwin. Tae Waluli trpeoch ii j , considered siKnillc^ini of the allitudo of the Dewioirrats liew because in tho absence o' Senator Hohhison ot Arkansas who iw otto of the dft-logatcs at London, J!r. WalsU (K acting us Democratic Jftaiier. ^S'ith th support of tho Domoi-rath to count jpon Mr. Hoover w o u l d bo assured of a two-thirds vote in tht* event that the American del edition fiij-uiofl u t r e a t y of consultation. Such a pact would give Premier Tardinu w h a t he has been angling for from the beginning, and wonld bo considered a diplomatic triumph in Paris sufficient to Insure tho continuance of the Tnrdieu ministry. -'"ft now Franco J( concernwl over theorollcal conflict with Italy nmi ihe ("tilted Slats (.olegation has been very anxious to avoid sldins with Monsieur Tardleu IH against Signer M'lHSollni. While ne-itbor Franco not Huly have largo na'rtes nevorthelejjs the llrilloh fleet cannot bo cut down unless there i:f some limitation upon France. Indirectly tlieTeforo the whole problem affects the United BUtes because t h « sentlmect ill this country favors parity with Great lirftaln untl It. so hai- pona tht»t neither ijondon not- Washington want to sec their own navies onlargec. President Hoover w i l t have lo make tho decision as to how far tho consultation treaty -will go. France ts not. going to Insist on a deiluttlon o( what, shall happen alter the consultation has takan place. She reUes on tho thought that In an emergency tin- United States being obligated to consult otLer iiowors IB not itkoly t u assist e nation -which apjkeaTB to bo the aggressor. The League o£ Nations covenai t makes it an obligation of its mcjabero to apply the economic boycott but since tho United Statea never joined tho league it has not boon clear just wlial Ainet'ica might do It oi.hc-r nations did ajrply the boycott, Tlie Kellogg treittty wati acceptod by Eutape bacauso tif! tlva bellol' that the Uiiitcd Sta.tes tboroby undertook. a mori.l obligation to maintain poaeo and tluit by no Btrtcli o£ tlio imagination cculd the Unltm'l States, a aigiiu.- tory of the anti-war treaties, do a n y thing to aid a nation whlah had violated the worldr-wide declaration against war. India's Revolution Can Win Independence If Hindus an 1 Moslems Are Really United Developments of Civilization in Single Life-Span By Mi.s« Agtios fea-inUOlsflj), S u j W I n t o n t l e n l J f u M I e I i i ? ' . r u - ( i o n . (·]· n.lc of Iowa. OUco ft wilderness, now a Com noti- It the Hindu* and Moele'ns of I dla havo realty bufietl tbcir o w n di fer- ences In the pr«aMit untied den and for complete indepvjwionce of C *eat Orltain, thffy will win their goal. Thla la tho opinion of Oharie , F. Andrewti,, whtf i» i«rfcap3 more f ua Har with the life of th;- wu tern CD piro than any ofher white man, as os- prc-taed In the current i«mo r( f h Review of Revlewe. Mr. Andrews, an Englishman, has spent 2r years In reilf;$iuf woi c in India ami la the r.loen friend of Iwth Mahair.ua Oandlii and Rablnd anth Tagore. He i« no«' in Amoricii ac a champion of Indian rl^hbi, Wbea Uandhi, at the Ail-lndla Con- Docember .'U, reacted fi -thcri negotlattona for iominlo-i stala and j propoawl the K'SOHit ion for inJ spen- \ .dance---an .Indepeirience I tx; acl i«vwl; | by nationwide jwsatva r-?«J«tanr;--ho; i « 9 L in motion what may trovu h)*- tory'H st.ranseBt y^jvolutlon, a «volt I experted to liborata mor«v than aOO,- 000,000 pooplo wit'nout blWAlshc- , Mr, Andrews beUovtm. "Much will obviouely dopond o i how far the Moslems havij unib.nl wl h t6« j Hindus," he saye. "Tb.it we o not [ know i£ yet. But my own opt; ion !« j that, among the rnwusos of ttio vi-agcrs Mahatriiit Gandhi's woixl w 1 bo ·obeyerl. Some who aro inclii ed to judge lightly may lmai;lne th; t this independence resolution Ui not to b5 taken (tnriously. But s ich poc ?lc do not know Mahwt.ma (farxthi, wh never fiay« ono word boyond tlwtt wl ich ho ifl roady to pnt into pra'stlee. "With re-sard to the form'ot .assive reals tan o that will now bo offc ed, we .Have thfl clearost picture in wii it hap- ponwl rooontly ai. lmrd«)li. Th ire f.1ie people nnitc-dly ri-fimed to pay t 10 land lax to the government when it bad teen enhanced beyond what t! ey f e l t j to be jitBt. J n tho end the rovern- inent was obliged to yield. "If such civil dluohndlenco can be carried out on a lurg'f' eoftle .rit'hout violGnc, Jt ie difficult to see ow tho administration 'H.uolf c;ui be carried on. All . depends on tlve ta tent to which th« people itro in ean afit and willing to euffer for the caui o." dfandhl's declFlon to d'ocle.r* fpr independence, tlio : .Mtfirtow ' of, asvlewe writer points, ont, was made a ily after Ue had worked lor more than 10 years to bring about the home rule elfctUH pronilBor) to Jfljrlla by King (tcorgik of EngrJand In his proulamatloti ot Augtwt, 1H17. At tho alt-India Con- rteis ot 1928, Mr. Androws rccallB, Oandhi difjfiuartOfl the faction which demumkv! u n itnraadiate decIar«uUon of Independence. But he agreed then to be th« nret to declare independence if dominion status was not granted before January 31, 1B30. What Becomes of Customer's $100 In her book, "Getting and Spending" Jessica. P. Peixotto, Ph. D., mahea a distribution ot the Income ft porfsorm n h o w i n g how that, tfifi dlfltrlbutlou {tar ?1UO of Income la expended about as follows: To butcher, baker and others (food) - : --------------- ; -- $ 16.2,0 To the candlestick maker (light) .70 To ihtt ico-raan ...... ....... .' ........ . _______ H __ ,10 PHirnHare salceman and, liouee furnisher ,, _______________ ...... __ , __ __.. 4.20 Tooth. paHte, toitet soap, drugs, supplleH --------- , ____ ^...,_^ ------- ....... .50 Cigaris, cigarettes and "chewiaj?" ,40 Glftfl, incIiKiing Hw "fool" variety 3.SO To tho automobile tialeaman and , _,, __ , '7.00 13.20 For 'Uo movies, parka itnd recro- Department etores for friend wife's clothing Gent's fiirnlsh-lag and clothing for Dad .__ _. Clothing for family .-..! I ^_ Vacuum cleanor and other in- cidentale ._, f Fuel for heating am) cooking. Postage, stationery, telephone and telegraphing Shelter and housing Doctors, dentists and professions Abe Martin Grown Ups a,s Well a» Children Need Play Every employer !knows Uutt today, more than ever before, manufacturers must hike into account, tho spare-time actfrkiefl of the public, especially of their own employe*! Tito eight-hour work-day is comrrion itnd Hliorter work-day and work-week aro In prospect. Only recently tho fivo-tlay Workweek went into effect in the, building trade*. There la imich leisure or spare time among cntnloyeft toflay Which haw no connection Whatsoever with unemployment. Tin 11 lefcturo i« it great opportunity for t i \ i - American p u b l i c and wo Hiniiufactareva havo it as a part oC our responsibility to riep t h a t it doe's not become a problem, says William DnCteVworth, president of the United Statrw C'hauiber of Commerce. A si'owUig numutii- of c o i n i n u n l l l e t t h u V o discovered tliitt. such rt'creiitional t'acilitieti ai playgrounds for IIO.VH and j t l r l f , tonni.M oourte, parks, iv poolii, MUhiiner cnrttps, l?a.thing comAiUUity centers, and golf course« on a municipal bafliB a n a ; v , -, * · · ,, , i , . . .. , i N f l s o P l u i n i r i c r an f a m i l y .starved to !y taxation, are not only a d.-;ub in tiier :iir this mornl i' Wlilto on limy w:iy to tlx 1 u n t o S'IHJV at Bloom C e n t i')'. - ' , ! "')')« jail's so crovtied i ic-v t m l n ' t foi'ini enough l.o use :u saw," a y i Bandit. ,. · i f S I . i i w K u g c i U , M ' l i u ' s f i n i i i i r ' l n to v i s i t ttiotiO wbu udvcrtla«. i-,ih m-.-thiir. « - - r V s ..in · · wr ,. 3.40 3.10 2.30 1.90 3.!)0 .90 13.SO 3.00 1.00 .BO .20 4.20 . ,10 und other "JoSiier" du«e ,1.40 1.30 3.00 5,70 13.00 $100.00 Ixiundry and family waah utul supplies ..,-..-.-.... cleaning supplies ^. Helpers for aousehoM dutlea ^. Garbage and aah removal- _^... One* -a can lie, now electric light! Once l.he old oaken bucket, no./ tho kltoben faucet! Onco the Indian trails, now a, ianl- surfaced highway! Once tlio ho«neaJal rag tftrpcl. now the factory-mado rug! Once tho covered wag-on, now thq latest model automobile! Once tho now top buggy, no~v tho rumble scat! Once the stereoecotte, now tho movie! ·Once the nmgie lantern, no v tho talking picture! Ohco the cradle and the fl«i , now Iho modern combine! * * * Onwi the orgaii, now tb4 radio! Once the handgun anfl riittloi, now silken garmfentfl aitd.tul* tioatfl! Once hate with plumfts and flower gardens on top of the h«5d, now a col- lapRlble 'blfj b£ hood-eliaped fnlt on tho hack ot tho b.«a«l Onoe corfcjwrow cttrle, now nent ·vra.vGsl Ortce husking be^s, now picnics! Oiice the »pell»do^'nc, now crosa- word puzzles! Once tho bucket brigade, z»ow tho lire-engine! Once the family photogrmsh album on. fcHo center table, now tht: eoinlo Buppienient on the ond co?ieo ©! Once anaual butftheriiag cone octions, now canned jifoparatlonB! Once blteeful ignorBnco of the calorie, now a calorie conack uanesc! Once the homemade soap wanh- boarde and elbow greaBft, no v sudsy oom^ounds and electric machines! Oiice the old-fudiioned gar en, now the rock gafden with pool of :,'oldfl«li! Once croquet on the lawn, low gol£ at the club links! * * * Once a bag of aeafetida wor i around the neck, now vaccination and serum! Once a mustache cup, no* t oe safety razor! Once the aitnanAc, now tfce county farm agent! And so on and so on, ad nflnitum. That's development. And a l l w i t h i n the memory of oni? generation. Are there developments in education paralleling lh«se in the t jlngB of every-day life? They may lot he a« spectacular but they are equally significant * * * Once the New England p-imer and the blue-backed speller, now the primers nnd picture books! Oned tho Song baekl«?«M wooden benches, -MOW tho adjueta ile single seat movable chair deoke! Once boarding around, now mini- mttm salary nchedules. Onc« tho dunce cap, now the intelligence and achievement tes A! OJICB tho jawbreakers, in spoiling, now the words mo«t comn.only used in life! Onco tbe namee ot all the bonce of the body, now the rules of health and hygiene! Onco the curriculum ct reading, writing, and ciphering, nov a flexible ootinse of study based on tbe changing needs of modern life with t tie elimination, of useless subject matter! Once only datee In b ntory, and now an understanding of America and world problem*! ·Once the core of the gecgraphy Jesson was locations, now it deala wil.1i the relation of natural environment to human activities! » * · Once the penmanship flourishes, now "the moving finger writes and 'llavtaa writ, w« can scarcely tvot rend a word of it," to quote from the veree an a mail carrier's truck; anil would that we could strike a happy tetddie course ·between these extremes! Onco scales and flng«f exercises, now pieces to play and .1 school orchestra! Ouoe samples ot Bt.lttrhefl on a sampler, now a garmont to be made! Once egg-a-la-golden-ro I experiment In the homo economics; iow balanced meate! Once fox and houtid pioblataB, liow everyday life problems T Once the birch rod discipline, now pupil participation niui ;.i !l.iniy of behavior tral'ts) and reaction* a n d thn 'mportanco of mental hygiono! Once poetry for tlto nake of tcdiona analyfiii-i of form, now poetry for the sako of juro onjoyiiient! Once the Friday afternoon literary society, now the musical declamatory, and athletic activities and academic meotn! A.IH! so on and so on. That's development. And all within the memory of ono generation. Anyhow !:he world development ii) the purpose oC the school--development from the kindergarten to tho diploma. and church Educational ,...---....Health -._. Investment atid lite insurance Dog Follows Spoken Order to Get Doctor LOVELL, Wyo,, Feb. 18--A child of a Mrs. Dompfiey wa« ill, Medical Care waa imperative, There v^8 no tele- phono" and tho mother could not teave 'hoi- child. Mrs. Dempsey called the family do a crosB between a collie and a shep- hord, attached a note to hiis collar and commanded him to flud liempBey., The caitino undevatood---he feeeaied to eeaso the fact, that, here was an emergency'--, dashed oil' through tbo : aaow imd inside of 15 minutes a physician waa en- route to tho Dempaey home. Curfew 80 Tears Old. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Fe-b. IS--Because city fathers 30 years ago atiked. Armour Packing Company ofl'iclalH to have rlio WhiHtle oMheif factory blown ovei'y JiiRht at It the crigtom is fsllll rontinu^l. Fai'moru living 30 milee from here can hoar it. etvlo n«Kfct but ere o f ' c o m m e r c i a l iui- van age to the community. - MTany Ho-Hrpii in Henpflck Club, LIVERPOOL, Feb. 18--The flvo hundred mfrmbe-rs of the newly formed Henpecked Husbands' Union include somo of tlio iiu3t renowned he-men of the city, d r a w n from all el-Asses oi' Divert Through Traffic Around, Not Through Cities Tho conviction that'arterial highway traffic should How around and not through tow3i« and cltiew ie reported to b« growing by the translJortatioa department of tho Cham bar of Commerce of tho United Statee. Municipalities are beginning to realize that the coet Jn clogged streets and congested traffic is greater than any advantage derived from routing through traffic through them. "While a few years ago the business interests in municipalities of all sizos appeared to t h i n k it da«irab1« to have major highway route« pas« through t h e i r principal atreetK," euya tlio dopartrneut, "they havo in recent years come to believe that it Is preferable to route this through traffio around tho congested business lis- trlct/j, with Blgim indicating clearly to passing motorists the way to get to "Ac bualnese oentvra ]f they desire. Iii «fchor words, they appear 1:0 beliovo no-w that where through traffic goca through the principal atreots, a larga part of it ha« no other Interest than to get through as quickly as possible, ind is, perhaps, irritated and deterred from stopping to make purchase* by l.he congestion, rather than encouraged to do so, and that this traffic in ( u r n Interfere* with the local business ot tho community." Do You Believe In Astrology? .Astrological history can actually lia traced back to about 3000 B. C. and it i« presumed that it began even earlier. At that f f m « it WAS at? undisputed fact that man'fl life depended largely upon celestial phenomena- rain, wind, etc. It )s a short stop from sun and moon worship to A theory ii perfect accord between occiirrertcoB on earth and phenomena seen in ttij heavens. A cult was evolved which was developed and enlarged by succeeding civiliaatioiiB. Greece, Egypt, India, China, Rome, Arabia and Europe respected their aetroiogiste. From astrology coinen the belief in heaven- appointed mien. Napoleon, Walien- stein, and the Kaieor believed in thole stare. The fallacy, from the layman's point of view, eeeme to be that the planets, which cxfceted before the development ot the human mind, havo been named for mythological gods whoso characteristics havo, in turn, been attributed, to tbo plants. The children of Mnra are flory, violent and efficient. When Vomit; Irt in tho ;»peendant, the prevalent traits are gentleaeeo and amiability. Neptune wa« discovered in 1845 by Adams of Cambridge and iti 1846 by Leverrier of Paris arid it» influence is myetic and Incalculable* says Grace Heftdrlck Patte.reon for March. njdcs Plane at 100. DOUGLAS, Kan., Feb. 18--Icy bla«t« from tho north that swept over Kansas carrying the thermometer to below zero, couldn't keep Mrs. Hiram "CJraadma" Crank of thi« city from celebrating her 100th birthday by taking an aerial excursion. She Journeyed overland to Wichita and cele- brftted by a plane trip which lasted rn6ra than an bour. Spring Clothes for Men MEN'S SUITS and TOPCOATS $22.50 to $35.00 Very large selection- of patterns. Modeled in newest styles. We can fit "shorts," "longs," and "stouts," as well 'as those who require "regular" sizes. You will find more value and style in these garments than is usually found in clothings at these low prices. For those who prefer, we offer a fine line of tail- ' ored-to-measu -c clothing at most modei'ate j)rices. BOYS' SUITS A splendid line for boys of all ages, selling from $5.00 to $12.50. All Biiits of four pieces--Coat, Vest, two pair Pants. See these different lines at, or through arrange' ment \vlth, ot r nearest store, Union Supply Co. Sixty Stores in Minn Counties of Pennsylvania.

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