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PAGE FOURTEEN UAlljY. CUUKlliH, , PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1939. t -Courier Classified Advertisements For Quick Results 1 and 2 Times: Per line, 9c cash; lOc charge LASSIFIED AD RATES- Ads to Be Run 3 Times Per line, Yc cash, Sc charge Special Yearly Rates Upon Request Ads to be Run 6 Times or More: Per line, Gc cash, 7c chaige These Rates Are Based On Consecutive Insertions. There are five (5) average words to each line. , "Cards of Thanks/' 50c Flat Rate. Phone 12 or 13 for an Ad-Taker Specia/--Your Ad Inserted "7" Times for the Price of Six!--Special No Ad, Is Taken for Less Than a Basis of Three (3) Lines! Announcements Personals MEN OLD AT 401 -- Get pep New Ostrex Tonic Tablets contain vav. oste- invlfiorators and other " stimulants One dcse starts new pep Value $100 Special price E9c Call write TJnlon Drug Co Strayed, Lost Found 10 LOST--Black Seattle male Phoie 34S Automotive Automobiles {or Sale W H I L E T H E Y L A S T ! YOUR CHOICE! SIX (6) 1034 FORD V-8 DELUXE 1 DOOR SEDANS EVERYONE IN THE VERY BEST OF CONDITION ALL HAVE BEEN THOROUGHLY INSPECTED AND HAVE THE NEW INSPECTION TAGS ON THEM HURRY COME IN TODAY AND TAKE YOUH CHOICE PRICE EACH $135 The Best Ot Terms Arranges To Please You I WEST SIDE MOTOH COMPANY YOUH FORD DEALER W CRAWFORD i. 2nd ST PHONE Open Evenings' Open Sundays! HERE IS THE CAHI OUR SPECIAL FOR TODAY TRY IT'-- THEN BUY IT1 1936 PONTIAC COUPE- VERY NICE B L A C K DLCO FINISH E Q U I P P E D WITH HEATER AND GOOD TIRES. CAR IN EXCELLENT CONDITION DOWN PAYMENT S160 BALANCE IN 12 MONTHLY PAYMENTS OF 52436 FIRE THEFT AND COLLISION INSURANCE INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE PAYMENTS Absolutely The Bestl G M A C Termsl MASON MOTOR COMPANY CHEVROLET SALES «. SERVICE 127 W APPLE ST PHONE 105 Business Service Business Service Offered FISHERS UPHOLSTERY AWNINGS FURNITURE REPAIRS RECOVERINGS PHONE 8045 322 SO PITTSBURG ST t^suranco and Surety Bonds 23 INSURANCE ALL KINDS EXCEPT LIFE FAYETTC REALTY CO PHONE 1375 T D GARDNER. MGR. GOOD DEPENDABLE INSURANCE -AH kinds James R. Laugftlin--INSUR- ANCE See me for rates 309 First National Bank Building Phone 520 MOVUIE. Trucking, Storage 25 FOS MOVING PHONE 50 DULLS rRANbFES CONNELLSVILLE PA FOR BEST SERVICE! Modern Storage For Household Goods LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE--Moving Millers Tranter 153 East Crawlord Avenue Phone 183 Printing, Engraving, Binding 27 LET LS GIVE YOU AN E S T I M A T E ON YOUR PRINTING WORK I Sand BlUsi-- Blndlngl--Colllnc CardJI BUI Heads!--Letter Heads For Rent Cardsl--For Sale Card5l No Trespassing Sign* Fgr Salct All Wort Fully Guaranteed! All At Reasonable Ratcsl COURIER JOB DEPARTMENT PHONE 65 DAILY COURIER BLDG OH PHONE RESIDENCE. BL Professional Services 28 EXPERT TRUSS FITTING--Elastic Hosi cry and other surgical appliances. A A. Clarke PH. G DniRfiist, 323 North Pittsburg Street. "Phone 184. Financial Need Money 40-B NEED CASH--In a hurry? Well lend you S300 or less on ou" signature Personal Finance Company Phone 34 Livestock Dogs, Cats, Other Pets 47 FOR SALE--Fernilc cannriCo 50c each Phone 1796 1008 Vine Street Merchandise Articles for Sale FOR SALE--One ton capaclt dec ric feed mixer babj 6h!ck batter} brooder laying nests egg sUn etc Cheap Jor ca=h Shulsy Poultry Farm Phono 1376 Buildings. Building Materials 53 SEE US--Before ou build 11 al- girafie Our p**Jcci are **igh Stan* . Work Phone 1"00 Farm Equipment 55-A SEVEN INCUBATORS--For sal - Com- pactty from GO to 600 A 1 condition Cl«m to quick buj er N »V Hem- mlnger R D 2 Mt. Pleasant, Phone Scottdale 41 5-R 31 Farm and Dairy Products 55 Open Evenings 1 Open Sundays! USED CAES1 SEE OUR SELECTION 1 E E VAN SCOY INC 259 E CRAWFORD AVE PHONE 243 LARGE SELECTION USED CARS BENNETT MOTOR SALES 256 E CRAWFORD AVE PHONE X234 VOUCH MOTOR COMPANY GOOD USED CARS 321 SO PITTSBURG ST PHON"" 8 Employment Help Wanted--Female 32 FARAIERS LET US HELP VOU MAKE SOME MOVEVI KERL S HOW--You can find x market, 'or jour farm p oducta your farm implements, your dalrj products .your live BtoJt and household goods by runnlnc a small Inexpensive ad in our Classified Section There j ou will find many people v- ho want to become your customer or buyer The rural circulation of The Dally Courier covers a large area and your advertisement will be read by many pcoplt who are looking for Just the tilings sou ba\e for sale NOTE All classified ids are pa- ab e In advance You will find our -ates In the above Classified Heading Real Estate for Sale Brokers In Real Cstate R ITS A SHAME--Thit jou cannot find a house for rent hi you ain t seen no hing ct Better L J J now at prcbent pr ce c Termsl PETER R WEIMEH U El VCR ARCADE PROPERTIES FOR SALE OR RENT! T C PHALIN SO CONNELLSVTLL£ PA PHONE. 975 (louses for Sale 8-1 TOR SALE I -- FOR SALEf SNYDER STREET--Tl rce roo n house v,ith electr e good condition v.lll sell for S250 A REAL EAKGAIlM--Located on the South Side A modern home priced to iCU at S3 150 Inquire PAUL G WAGONER 1000 W CRAWFORD A\E PHONE 143 FOR SALE--Six room house with bath nnr Hospital f2 000 FIVL ROOM HOUSL--With bath on pa^ cd street £650 ROBERT NORIUS PHONE 505 t OR SALE--Six room house ind six acres Just outride ol City Limits U M P McNULTfc EAGLES BLDG PHONE 1760 Auctions-- Lego Is Legal Notices. BECOME A STYLIST--Extend « Custom- made dre';') and svi service to the many ·women, who n ed and desire It a'nLw unique service free pcrsoinl inining Intelligence refinement only essentials Pay daily on commission arrangement "\^ rite Box 10 care Courier Fuel Feed Fertilizers COAL -- Be t grade 9 It coat Prompt delivery .tor am ar~ojnt Gerald Scheme- Phone 1993 WANTED--Agent 'or Newton Products Inc In \ii mity of Moer Pa Good commis e lons and bonuses Write Mr Clair E Mullen Dist Mgr 10B First St South Conncllsville GOOD LUMPY -- Run of mine ctnl 100 bu 8c 50 bu 1c 25 bu 12c delivered Cash Phone 20^7 Frank Kobal a ADMINISTRATRIX S NOTICF ESTATE OF WILLIAM HENRY DE ceased Letters of Administration on th( estate of ilHam Henrj late of Bullsklr Township Fa etlc Countj Pennsj 1\ mla deceased Letters of Adnlnlstrition in the abo\e cslite haMng been granted to tht_ under *;irned notice is herebj £l\ en to el persons Indebted to the «;a d decedent to mukt p jmrnt o the under^lrncd u out dclaj and all pe-sc-rs havint, claim or dcm ndi acain^t Mid es lie s"e re quested to makf known the s,u ie r-irnie Hcnrt Conncll-- Uie R D No 2 Administratrix Fred E \ounkin Attornc\ 3feb Ct frl NEWS BEHI CENUIXE--Washington Run Coal La M price Wrn Dull Son Phono .07 or call Dnivson, 32G1 and 3S31 YOU KNOW UHAT jou wan* and u Courier Classified ad taker can tell you how to go about getting It. Phone 12 or 13 Household Goods THERE IS a friendly spirit in The Courier CJassifiec? Department which makes it a pleasure to use this depart ment For results try our service , FOR SALE--Apa trrcrt electric w.ashcr st iclio couch flat lop desks drcs crs day beds cool and (.as r-inrc r and lo^s ol other articles at birpaln p-lccs DITLLS STOKAGb 022 EAST PEACH STREET PHONE 50 WHEN YOU HAVE something -which you -would like to sell Just call 12 or 13 fo- a. Classified ad taker Your ad on this page will surely catch the eyes of Interested buyers THE DISTANCE YOUR money goes depends on whether you are a regular reader of the Classified SecUon or not. ALL THE BEST opportunities in Con- ncllsvtlle and vicinity are to be found in one place--The Classifed Section DON T \\aste time wishing--look over the classified ads -md see how easily you can get what you uant Si.E MERVIS FURNITURE COMPANY-FOR BARGAINS IN FURMTURF AND STOVFS OUR FR^S ARE /VLWAYS RIGHT NORTH PITTSBURG £T PHONE 2020 STEP FORWARD and say Here whenever a classified opportunity seems to be calling specially for you PHONE 12 or 13 for an Ad-taker ITS HARD to find fault with the Classified Section because you can find practically everything else you need EACH OF these ads brings together two people--advertiser and reader--for their mutual benefit and satisfaction TODAY'S CROSSWORD PUZZLE t l ~ n 30 IS 31 37 10 38 ACROSS 1--Mothet of 22--Negative Joseph and reply Benjamin 23--A trimming 5--Cabbage 25--Symbol for salad samarium 9--Evening be- 27--Showery fore a holiday 29--Ridiculous 10--A flower show 11--The razor- 32--Dull clam 33--An ecclesias- 14--Sociable tical cap 16--Founder of 35--Past Troy 36--God of loVe 18--A domestic 37--Blue and yel- cat low macaw 19--Eagle g 39--Dispatched nest (var) 40--To stripe D O W N I--Brilliant 7 An auxiliary 2TM-XascuUne S--Letter W pronoun 12--Hodgepodge J--Character in 13--Prickly "Uncle Tom's envelope Cabin" 1*--A dervish 4--Quit 17--Relatives 5--A thick slice 20--Upright 6--Gtrl a name Ja--A diary 24--Father 31--Outcast class 25--Stump of a »" ^pan ( p i ) tooth 33--Egyptian 26--A nobleman 2 S-Mans na m o 34 _ 29--Igrmte OS--Land 30--Pause measure Answer lo prcviom puzzle Corni,l t IS39 Faiti. u Syndicates Inc COMBINATION--Gas a n j cail -angc in very good condition p-lccd to sell Piul ·Wagoner 1009 W Crow Cord Plione 148 Wanted--To Buy 66 SAVE YOUR BIG WHITE BAGS! THEN BRING THEM TO rHB COURIER OFFICE WILL PAY YOU D) CASH FOR ALL. THAT YOU BRING £N AT So PER POUND Rooms and Board Rooms (or Housekeeping FOR RENT--1\\o nicely furnished rooms for light housekeeping Central loca lion 232 E Crawlord Avenue FOR REVT--Two furnished rooms foe light houseltet-pinr Inquire F M Pisti h next c.oor to Y M C A Real Estate for Rent Apartments and CTats FOR RENT--Second floor apartment Smutz Build ng 715 Crawford Avenue West Side Tarms and Land for Rent 76 FOR Ri.Nr--30 af.'-es on pived roaO near ConncllsvJle ^ivt room hoise con vcmcnccs bain garage ?25 00 Lnlon Re-iltj Company Fraternal Home Bui ding Uniontown Pa By PAULMALLON Cont rued from Page Four ire enthu^d by the expectit on tha thej ire fie ting somouhere at 1 is They are eager and \\illng to \vor together Four caucuses have bee called bv Alortm since the sts stilled to let the men hcmsehe decide w h a t positions trcv \v mt 1 tjke Incidentc-Uy, Mai t i n s R c p u b l i u n hd\ D little re bon not to remain o the flooi Un'ike the Democnts n one expects then to do dep ir menla choies fo consUtuerti, Their con stilueitb Know they h-i\e no influ once and seldo n ask labors The fael£-sty]ed libcnls are no getting along any better internal] tbin the Democi ats Sixtecn-ounc gloves rmy be issued lor their n session Monday night They man i to Keep at .fairly quiet bu at the last one they tubslcd \ igorously A misurdeistandmg about who was to be the Icjftwinger on the Dies committee caused stime use of the phiase ' double-cross It seems oung Joe Byns of Tennessee w a s surprised to learn later that Jerry Voorhis of California had been ap- pom cd to he place Mi Roosevelt s good friend, Representative Jennings Randolph has been lepiesented as making an inti- AdTimislration speech in the Democratic j caucus and he did but his frjends tell a spnghtiy stoiy about it Randolph, they say, cid not know he was going to be lim ted to Iwo minutes He starred oft vuth a cnlicism of the Presidents insistence on an additional $15000000 foi relief, intending to wind up with a geneial commcnciat on of White Houso puiposes He never £,at to the conclusion The chairman s gavel left him wholly m the anti-Roosevelt eamp Bouses for Rent -FOR RENT--Five roorr-a and bath Heat and water furnished Bufaro Bui cling South Pi tsburg Street Inquire Hobcrt Norris Phone 505 Wanted--To Kent Since t e o i u n r y I, the Senate has held onJy four sessjors Feb u tiy 2-58 minutes February 6--60 minutes, t ebruary ')--40 minutes, Februaiy 33--35 minutes Total three houis work m two ueeks plus This was no carelessness 01 a walkout but uLhci a lock-out concocttd by the Game -Baikley ^ade ship to let senatois cool ofE aboil* J1 Roose- veUs piane f escapade with the Fiench WRITTEN FOR AND RELEASED BV CENTRAL PRESS ASSOCIATION HEAD THIS FIRST Asnt-tl to en\ c her boarding house bcLj c e slip had no niono to pay rent Lona A r k e i n a n finds heraell fi landed on a c i t j at cnt tNOW GO ON WITH THE STORY) CHAPTER TWO STANDING tfere on the street Lona looked at the three dimes that were her only capital, and then put them back into her purse Picking up her suitcase again she trudged on, a\ertlng her eyes from the restaurant that loomed Invitingly across the uay No supper for her tonight The dimes would have to be saved for breakfast, It \sould be easier to sleep on an empty stomach tian to go forth, break f a3tless, on the \veary hunt for w ork The thought of sl^ep brought a wry g v in to her lips as she set her feet doun monotonously one after he other and considered just what she ougut to do What did girls 1 Ice her do, s! e wondeied 7 Gills who had been put out of their board ng houses . . Theie must be some place to go her tired brain began to repeat rhythmically . . There must be some place The Y W C A was, after all, the last resource left her, she decided, a weary fifteen minutes later She detested the thought of asking for charity, confessing her plight even to sympathetic ears but there seemed no other out Purposely she turned her lagging steps toward, the big" stone Y building- she had ofen passed. 01 hei \\ay downtown to the office. But \\hen she stood at the desk facing the businesslike secretary, her feeble courage failed The woman was ao cheerfully neat, her gray hair so carefully wa\ed, there hung about her and the \v hole place such an indefinable air of well being, that it v,s Impossible to stammer out her story of failure While the woman waited pencil poised expertly, sho sv. allowed, back her half-formed plea for help, and hroug it out some excuse about haung come to the wrong place To cover her confusion, she asked to be directed, to the nearest rcs- taurart. Restaurant! With thirty cents In her purse . . . Back out on the street she shifted her suit- cose to the other arm and resumed her tramping' in the gathering dusk, · » * Ten thirty that night found her shivering on a bench in one of the city parks About her sounded all the queer noises of the summer night- Tl e humming of Insects and the lonesome croaking ol /rogs in the park pond contrasted with the gay strains of music floating in from the nearby street She had. dragged her bench back into the shelter of some shrubbery, but now 'and then passersby made her shnn/c farther back into the gloom StrolLng lovers, these passersby uere, mostly Once a pair of them stopped nearby and she caught the ( sound of X ssei. and murmured endearments It uaa hard to realize Lhit there were people still loving ca h other in this world Somewhere out there they were da.ic~ ing too Kissing In out oi-the \sa corners and laughing, \\ hile she crouched here, alone For the first time the full realization of her position seemed to grip her As the Mow minutes dragged by and one by one the lights of the pirk uere extinguished, she tried desperately to flog her tired, imnd Icto some semblarce of a plan There must be something she could do Something besides just sit heie and shiver while the night Igrcw b acker and blacker There 'must be something she could do u . , Tie refrain started again . . . There must be something to 3o . . . Trere must be some place to go . , Th ngs like this didn t happen to girls hke her ... There muht be something to do It was getting- cold Even the summer nights were chilly at this "\%Tiat are jou dofn^ here?' he asked hour She found herself shivering' more and more, and she was hur- gry--so hungry And the darkness was so terrifying: The bushes and trees so inviting in the heat of the noonday sun, seemed to take on strange shapes The^ seemed to be moving, closing in on her like great, hungry animals nearer, nearer, until she "had to shut her cjcs to keep out the sight of them And then she ouJd still hear them moving, moving She sprang up at last unable to stay quiet an longer And then, peering through the darkness she saw that theie really was something: moving A dark shape loomed suddenly on the path so near that she could ha/e reached out and touched it A man s shape Ke\v terror gripped her, then and she shrank back on her bench again Suppose it were a policeman and he told her to move on' Where could she go ? Then she saw the outline of a head above the bashes and she knew it \vas no policeman And in that instant she knev. also, that she was gowg to speak to him Whoever he v,as, shed speak to h m And whatever followed would have to follow She was finished uith struggling She d leave things up to fate If he was a"good man, all right And if he \\asn t--moke him be a good man she began p^ajing crasilj . . . afake him be a good man. When he was almost upon her he paused and a match flamed sud denlj In its light she saw his face as he bent to shelter the cigaret he \\as trying to light vvith his cupped hand A little sob of relief escaped her He was the man of the boarding house 1 The man uho had taken her room At the sound of her sob, he looked up, stai tied Then, the match died down and he vas on the bench beside her \\ hat are you doing he-e 7 ' he asked and at the sharpness in his tone the tearu Lona had kept back until now started m her eyes 4 Don t' she managed to bring out Oh don t--" Why, you poor kid 1 " He was looking at her batte-ed suitcase I was afraid of this he said and the sympathy in his vo ce vas the last straw The flood of sobs she had been damning for dajs burst forth uncontrollably 'Without another word he reached out a reassuring 1 arm for her there in the aark Like a child she clung, the faint smell of- tobacco from his rough man's ^othes carrying her back irresistioly to the old days before her father had--left her alone "That woman ought to be hung 1 " He stroked her hair awkwardly. Putting: a kid Lke ou out on the street Damn her 1 Why didn't jou say something' 7 I wouldn't ha\e taken her roo^n if I--kne-^--" 5 or a long" delicious moment Lona gave herself up to the comfort of her sobs To have someone concerr i ed about her, to feel that she vvasn t alone, after these, terrible days It -was a taste of heaven! Then, gradually, her sense or pro- prety reared its head and she sat up with g-ovmg dismaj. What v as ;ne doing 1 cringr in this strange mans arns 9 Blubbering LKC a bab\ * Oh I--Im soTy,** she stammered "I Qidn t mean to c-try^ 111 be--all right" Ha.e jou had any supper 7 " he asked her suddenlj Then, before she could frame an answer, '1 know you havent. Come or there's a mg-ht restaurant open a couple of blocks down " Her pride raising its head again, she began to protest She ivasnt hungr\ shed had her supner-- some supper Not much, of course, but-"Come on girl " he cut her short, gentl Here' He shoved a big handkerchief smelling of talcum powder toward her in the darkness Drv \our 63es and lets get gong, ' he ordeied (To Be Continued) Wife Preservers WANTED--S~iall cottage furnished or unfurnished outside crowded section or furnished room in a house siluat d \\here dog pen car be erectpd \Vrite Box 332 Somttbet Pa A FEW MINUTES spent In looking over the classified ads each day will sa/e you many hours and do lars n getting just what jou want OUR CLA.SSIFIFD SERVICE is as near as 3 our phone Just ca I 12 or 13 and your needs will soon be met without any further trouble on jour part. Union Miners Urge Governor to Retain inspectors Quota UNIONTOWN, Feb 17--United Mine Woikus of Ameuca of Distuct No 4 raw-ting foeie Satuiday in biennial convent on, idoptcd a leso- lulion culling on Govcinoi Ailhiu H Jamcij to retain the lull quota of Stite mine inbpeLtors in both the bituminous ind tnthiacite hclds The vcrj livcb of the mmcis depend upon tins jmpoitant blanch o£ tbe Stale government and it is especially impoitanl md neccbsaiy tHat the full Quot t of mine inspcctois be ie amcd in the bituminous nnd inthiacite fields the icsoluUon sud The contention went on iccoid fcuppoitme Picbiduit Rooseve t in his plea £01 a S875 000 000 WPA fund cnaoiscd the u o i k of the Natioi il !L iboj Relations Hoaid and passed a resolution acknowledging the honoi Johh L LC\MS, intLin*- tioml piLiKlent, bestowed upon Dis- tuct Pjesident Willnm J Ilvnes who had been selected to icpicscnt Leuii at the MT^achuiietts slate CIO convention in Spungnelri M a b b , beginning Sund \y The mineis cltlepite*. mimed tep- jesent ilives, to the Neu Yoilc City meet np on Mm eh 1 \vhui tlw union v.ill begi i negoti itions \ \ i t h icpu- sent l i v e s ol the c o i l opci tois to diall i nav, c o n t i a e l t o icplnce t i e one th it CNphc'. A p i H 1 the dist n e t h deleft ks !ii( I itshlciit llyncs, See e a i y - l u isilu i Con C Bom l Ficd Miduili- of (. nmli.nu.ls and nnmo»tl DtiKmi of I s i i b i l l i llu eonvfiilkm l u m d 1 il'tt. by Scnitoi Anthom C \ a l u i n U Assemblyman Hn ton P 1 irr of Fa- ptte mnnl i i u l A^- embljnuii rnnk \ V i l l u m s o l W hn Klun eountj Corn pops more easily a n d with fevcr kerrels left unpopped if it is BprmMecJ u th a little water just before being: p it in the popper Average Child of First Grade Has Vocabulary of 500 Words By United Press STATE COLLEGE, Feb 17--The a\eiage child, at the end o£ his first giade experiences, has a leading \ o c n a u l a i y of some 500 i\oids, Dr Emmett A Bet ·?, reseaicli professot oE cduc \tion m charge of the reading clime at the Pennsyhama State College biid todny Di Belts b iscs his conclusions on the results, of p-ut of a study on 13 seues of i c i d e i s and se\en series of The Hat's the Cat's! IMts in Cits Chamber f l I I 1 KSO1N. Cm Mo I'cb 17 -John r \VillUmi-on 6R jmcl \\ith his l i f ^ In M K i d u l s li Ihi I R is U umbi r foi sIiivliiK « f n i m t - i In a /lg] t o\er t u o pii,i Pnghtotied and wistful, "Hypo" an oflicc cat m New York, looks out from beneath the brim of one of I tho new Spring "Gone With The Wind" hits, and wishes he -ncre "G W T W ' At that, those new chapenirx ]o irafco a hard-boiled tomcat look too soft and fetmmne. (Central Press) spelling books now under way at Penn Sta e At the end of the second grade the child has acquued appi oximately 500 moie \\oids, or a total of 1,000, Di Belts said and at the end of the third giade lie has le-uned some 500 'o 700 additional words ' The a\ euife child, m the first giade leads some 16 000 words to acquire a reeding ^cabulary of 500 trie Dr Bctts explained 'A.t the end of tne second grade he has lead a toUil of 40,000 uords, and at the erd of the third grade he has read some 8 ,000 \\oias to acquire a reading \ocabulaiy of 1,700 \\ords at the mi. st" Readers in the study at Penn State v.iy so Bieatlj thnt the onlj three \voids comr"on in all pie-pnmers revewed ale "a, ' t h e , ' and mothei " No \\ ords are common to the graded i cadets and all disagree upon toe tme w o t as of varying degrees of difliculty should be mtio- duced ' One-quarter to one-thnd of all children in the United States fail outright in the fu^t grade because they cannot keep up with the present leading ptognrr Dr Belts said The school of the future will not foice children through the-present legimented leading ptogram Tests will be used to ascertain whether a c«ild is ready foi teadmg If children die not substitutions of art, music and other subjects will be made to build up a background for reading Another condemnation of the present rending program is the appalling increase m the incidence of ee difficulties from kindergarten thioueh the si^th grade This is ciused by the present reading pro- giam The school systems which dme haidest on the reading program ha\e the greatest number of reading difTculties a m o n g th« pupils "

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