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PAGE FOUR. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNP3LT.SVTL ,E, PA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, Qbmrfer. TUK coumiin, co., I'ubllnhrrN. HENRY T SK TDKR, Preeidont *.ud KxlHar, 1870-1916, MRS K. M ST'JT'DEB. President. 1010-1WJ2. J DKISOO1.U J'roaident and Oe;i jraJ Mttnager, V. C BOMUN'DSON, V!oo-Pras.ldont. »fI8S IJ A noNEOAN, S t c r e t a i y and rrouaurei. JOItN i5ANS. Editor. WA.T-TTOR S City JS1 tor. WUcib L.TNN1J B KINCELU Socletj lidltor. MKMBEIl OF -Unerlcan Newspn XT Publishers Aasooial Ion, Audit Bureau of Circulation Peruiaylvanla Ncwmaper Publishers Asaoola Ion Two cents per coyr, 5Oc per month; * "-00 per year I y m i l l 1C paid In ad\ i r c o l c p j i v v i e k by o irrler. i i i - , -m-oid i la»s matter at tl» S A T PBl) A \ ¥ V KM , TOR. 83, 1980. KtTUJH'UU, I'UOBU'.MS OF SCHOOL DIST1U I'TH, Vhe financial str. tt.s ly w h u h t h i . -,dool district of Y \nrtorbilt borough i- jonl'ronted IB riocitlcdl cmbarr,ih8- uu , but It is not -Jo exceptional aa to be without prec dent. Other dis- tri^ts m Kayetto ounty and other se lions o4 thf cok region have had, or are having, similar e»ierienoe«. IMiroug-h decreases in property valuation, or other means whereby the tax reaourcos ho.\ - been materiallj lessened, tho incojne of tie schqol districts has been ferioualy impaired At the suno time hero hae been no diminution in the expenses of operat- i n ? the schools la fact, in many uuUuces there h a v o been Increases. in leathers' saluruM, cost of supplies, m u n t e n a n c e and icpau of buiidiags ,it i other ittrafe. (.-oafrontert with thiH ondition ;nnbeT8hlp on tli Boavd 01 lidiuca- i l in betomts an and t l .iiiKless t l u t j No matter how carol n l l t h e income ( t t h e district m a y b« huBbandw!. .nut every item of expenditure liept at 'he* minimum, the tot hool directors a -o brought face to J t c c with the £ac that the Tec-eipts il ) not PIU it the expenditures reel tired under the a%~v to be made to n .untain certain bUindard« in the b hools. This situation, v hich has not more K am ally rracheO tUe same* acute K asc provaiJius 11 Vandorbilt, faeems I i bo in prospect in many other dis- 1 K ts in tho c o k e region as time l.issta Wefoic tho deposits began ( j be exhausted ai tl the production of ( o k c was a ilour shiny industry, the i p e i citing compA lies provided the l u i l k oC £uo taxes Utter, as the in- i 'istry began to v. iue, the Uxes began HI bhvink until today the receipts iuai this icuco h.ive become so m u c h i educed in aauni U that school dis- l i . c t a are made rudely aware that i h t are. approach nj a crisis. As this i ondulon ba-h l« t-n developing tho ( J u t r i e t s hivt nac to very largely mi e d a e the SL'IOO Cacilitles, to erect 'iiore and I d i ^ c r 1 uildings and employ nor*, toacrert, »t ord«r to provide u commodatlons tor tlit k I'KI ua'sed Kipulat'.ou of children of school age Some distiu t« have, reached the ,iatii3 of Viuidt'il'Ht sooner than oth- i s, but plainly all those in which m i n i n g *nd cnkt making have been i m p o i t a n t iiidiisules have a. Hko (li-stiiiv, more or less remote Whorf \ c i t h c r o has b?en a aharp or long l o n t m u r d depression lu real eutata \uhica, follo%vod by decreased valuations tor purpobi b of taxation, et»en- ti.illv the same conditions pievail or u r u in ceitain p.nibpect. They arc m a t i n g very serious problerna in the conduct of the- ttdioold. SUto aidjs available under certain clrcumiti nces, but it w i l l have, ' to bo vostly increased as more and ' moro districts Biictessively have the s-atno cxpcricnco ua Vaudc-rbilt whore t h e ch p i l l i o n o tax resources haa · i r a t t d iui ui titc condition. H n a pro'ilcm t h a t must be solved it die exit l i n g utaiuUrda el our M UooK aio to bo matutaiued, but It nuiiit be aolvecl without further in- i i e a ^ i s ot iUo bu den of taxation tt tn a e»lf-iAlTes«ed ei ·vokype, re- (lui-rinfr at most not mare Jma tvro at tiwco rnhiutos But enoi gh to save you from being aneted tor driving without a license YOUR IWCOM1 TAX. Credit eu Earned Jnwjno, Tho vast majority ol taxpoyere ate ealnricd persons and ntitlei, thevi- r^, to a 25 per cent redlt on the r earned net income Cf rrectly to con - j puto this credit, the 'axpnyer U n i t , must compute the ainou it of tax whi h would be payable with ut the earnoc Income credit and fro n this amount 25 per cent la to fce de ucted, the bal- aneo being the amount if tax due. Warned income is del ned as " i, salaries, professional een, and other amouuts received aa c mpeneatlon for personal eerricen actuj lly rend«rel." However, all net Jncoiro up to $5,000, whether actually earne I or not, is considered earned income for the purpofie of this credit. A taxpayer must h ve re-ectve-d la 1929 a salary of $3,500 ind from a rea.I estate transaction a net profit of $1,500. Nevertheless, the eutlte Jft.OOO Is cott- eldered as earned in mw 1 . Following le an ex mple O'f how a taxpayer, unmarried ; nd w i t h no dj- pcndente. ehould comr ate 1 is tax on a net income of S5,00". Net income _ _ J5.000 l0 Lees personal exempt on -- 1,500.00 HOMK TALK TUat home tal ^nt a h o w s c o n t i n u e to have A b t i o u g at, i action for the people of l o u n o I l s v i l U and \ i c i n l t j IIUB be-fti pro\id by the i Uet tdmmuit piovldttl by l i t e AloZiu t t lub thih week. The p o p u l u i U oE this oiKiUiwatlou, uid tho hlt;h it voi Nvlth whi h it. i.s hc-Ul uv Uio community,' accounts in pan toi tilt- ( ntliuslastic i -wept Ion ;H( ii tlu c l u b , production, but tho a l m o ' t u n i M i i A ilostie of oui pop'e to SK tiiu^c- w tioiu tin'v l/nc/\v tuko p'ait in an an .item t t u n t r l d i i !ti- loi uiiim o vsaT l lie nwpfnet that d r e w so many to HVC this bhovs It demotiiti t i tl ittcuni t h a t Cuu- utiK'villc- ht-) .1 v t i j coiiHiderable n u m b o i ut ·iU.sitilo pooiiln who have ieai Uitent as p n triierb of character 01 as t'litei ti in ^t* To see (hem ib ahuijrf H cUiliglit our people rarely deuy t h o n i b e U f t . l'\ir t h l a a c a s o n good Aiiiutiur bhovv» p i o p e i l y staged will c o n t i n u e t n bi d u i w i i i g farcLs toi CoutH U'!M, At TO i tn i. i i i u l lidiill of lMH[i0 to put of) i| u i l t h « l«ni m i n u t e tho p o i f o r m a i u u ol an un|i'iaiu or niH.ct»san d t i t j i s U)it»K lUu.sliuli il this \vcok w i t h HV s|)f ( to api! t m * !oi ..utouiobiie ch .\ i rs lit wis s . A l t h o u g h n i \ ( h i \ w is awujo o i ftu t his 1 ie'iae t'JkliHEh ut mid- niiclit i ' o u u u -!;? itud that djlvins? u u r t ! n» iu'\t i.M i an Mituiett an ott«!i-bt 1 U I U V ) .1 l i t ' M M L "' I Itt OiC'l 1 O l ' t l Uy j U i i v , i i t » it s t * U«i\*^ I J I In ) 1 VCBBASBJD INTER iJS'F t WOOL-GR01VI?t 0. Increased i'nt,ei»est in ·ft has taken place- in the St tte, iiarticu- larly in Fayette, Greene aiul "Woish ington county, heretofore famous fo tlu'.ir flocks oit merino an A atli«r hm wool produce! a MoTe satihfaotory prices lor wool and Jan bs have re suited in a gradual inci ea^e in tho number and size of flock. 1 It 1b ciit-miraglng to no o that marcy ot these havo h ^eii m«ido by farmers, who have bogus in a small way to add sheep raieliig o th ·vEuriwl in tivlties oil theii EfVms. liJvon with the growth thatf. ban taken place rn the industry in the threo counttea of South w et, k -n Peroisyl- va.nia they arc still short of theh im- pwrtaace in proouctlon I lev x:rupied t.evora.1 yeairs ago IHuiojj tho two followiflig the t v i il War there literally Uious.uw ol graznig on the po-Wing up autls of countievs formuiET an i itiuBtry coretri touted subbtantda ly to wealth acquired by the Ja.rci«r'i those fUa 'WOvetber or no it null ov^r be pos- Mble to restore aheep- oJbslng to i t h Corm«r ranlv 111 this- H 'tio-n of tho State Is at presont »robliniatUiil Theie are, knw%ci, n an} ageni u*s a\o.iliille as a.ida Ui the jrrowws that u ?rt not known in fh earlier da.jd Though the agencj oC tho Pewnsyl vanla State College anf farm a^isntJ! much useful uiformtitu n cctficerniinj. breeding-, feedhiK uud lock men*, to being impdrte . b whoeo aervloea aj-e fret to Sheop brood«is' asocial ou« organiisatkiina exist whf -It auxilioiry ald^ in tho di semin.Ulou ot information so that t h - ro is less* un erUinty of atlcces tt. in heorotofort There also is more en-c i»r*ig*m«it I o sheep rad^em than m ny reaili//e i i available tor the aakin i. tho in ex|Krts othe an Balance taxable at on 1 per cent ·half of 3.500 00 One-half of 1 per com 17 50 be^s 2o per cent o $17 50, earued-ineomo cre-d i _ -, - -'38 f Bulancfl ot tax payab ° - 12 13 Other examples of aow to compute the earned-tncome tiodit will follow. Th«io April dnj-5 n the middle of February ought Io i lake It a ical .plf-asure for you to b regular in your attendance at churcl Greater Safety for School Children JU-Uiob,e B iHetln, The Stale Counc 1 of Education, taking cogui«uice o) the achool bus disasters occurring in neighboring States, have compiled new standards to which all those who may be engaged In the tranaportatlo i of school children must comply. 1 heiww standards provide strict regu! itlona as to the character of the iarr eyances used, the (nullifications of the drivers, metbodH of operation in wbicJ particular stress is laid upon safety precautions, and waiting stations or Ueltc r provisions The 1 new steps 1ak n by the Stato, in tin endeavor to asei-re safety, will be welcomed by the public at li»rgo, and with assurance l*ii g given that the titandardh aro bcii 5 maintained in ilgoious Ui'-.hion, t l e public will be more at easo. Modwn educatio ial developments roriuire thtit there- fit all bo triuiiiporta- tion tor children Ii Ing beyond reasonable distances D am achool bulld- nigc, and with i! ' trend moving lapuliy toward Ibc centrAluatioti of schools, transportal on is destined to ueo-ome i\ etill moi important item. It te absolutely oisential that tho methods ot transp irtdtion ahull be surrounded by ev iy jKssib!e safeguard Horse on Die t Several Yearfe, ^inally Dies WKSTKIIOUU, M a s s , Kcb .'.'- V 40- vodr-okl hoibo. owi cd bv Di ICugene hhuitlelt oi Boston, hui died h e i p fttter living for several y -art* on a specially pttnmred diet ri'ijui «1 atlei it Iflot all its teeth In ita unw days tli j ani- mul iibc-d to tiko t 10 doctor from ihe ruilicmd station lu ro to bin SUIUUIPT homo in Blaudlord tio.n«, a i.o«jj) in,cd b} $200, w h i c h ii tho incwu^^il t ^ for tJio lurrent yM.i T s t v i U K t 10 lncn-,0 U tueiel a niitt s of . r*r 'UK v o u r name to tno torsi, uwk.njj «! i t hoi k aind l;iiiv 'lab IJKRKELEY, L\i U , KcL .'---Tftp d u i u l n g hivs iMjpn uided to the three ' Ilrf ' !or I'nlverstt of t^alifoi nt.i Col It-Klaus i,nd t!itbs ^ liave bci oino «»o crowded I b A t a rn « -uetiori is bellijr addxi ONE PRESIDENT TO ANOTHER since the middle of the ' nineteenth century; and piartlcally all th States invo conutilutlonal provisions forbld- iing tho appropriation of pubi, funds fo ifoctarian achoote. It i i m s»t unlikely that these will be rep«ale), and I doubt whether our Catholic tellow- cltizens intend In the near f u t u r e to attempt it I "The adoption cut any plan whereby the schools of the State shoul be ap- xjrtioned to the various creedal jroups, or the school funds of the State BO divided would be Impracticable and undesirable in th/u United Statos, with Its wide variety f relig- QVS denominations. It woull mean :b© dissolution o£ tlio America! public eohool and the stop-ping of il e indls- pensablo service it has boon r ndering to our national well-being." Catholic: "There ie nothing In the encyclical which requires or encourages Catholic opposition to public schools in the United States," avers Jonn A. Kyan in an article in March Current lllatory in which from a Catholic poin of view he comments on, tho latest ei U-t from the Vatican. He says: "The Pope does, ndeed point out (hat even in a population sued as ours it in possible for the State to maintain echoola in which religion 1« taught, that, ig, a system of denominational Many Women, Once Prohibitionists, Now Fear Effects of "Dry" Era Drinking on Thousands of mature and in women woo wore originally prohibition advoi alow are now offering their services t tho Woman's Organisation for National Prohibition Kofonn, according 1 to Mrs. Chcirloo H. Sabiu, who recently resigned from the Republican National Commute* In order 10 head the organl?xitiott'« work. "I find the greatest support and cooperation ot \yoinea all over the United States. We don't have to try to enlist their interest; they come of their owr accord and. offer their services," ei ye Mm. Sabin In an interview Ssbin tella why she voluntarily it was more ot a man now Por the first f«w ;oart it waa fairly successful because the «· c«k- oasy, tho bootk'Rger and 4« stil had not had timo to inaterialine. "No one w a n t s to ace tb? ISth Amendment repealed In oidw to ,rlng about «. return to the «M xndi lone What our organization ii ueeki g te -- ^i Ills b««t for nlfl cuistomerB, as be hod a right to do. Although It was not emphasized In the Senate debate, the principal count against lilm waB that ho waa appointed oy President Hooker, and appointed in anon a huri y aa to hint (uome Senators topUed) ,, all effort to r u a h the mat , is some substitute for thi« s' ttion which will promote tnmpiirance Certainly the present law is not wo king out. Whore wo once had Ii,000 lie nsed saloons in how Y u k wo now have 33,000 upfiiKpaf je«." Mrs, Knbin Ix^lloies t-bat the gt lera- tlon now g r o w i n g up will ttolv the up perhaps the most dlaUn- pioblem of dchlevins; tempeuince with- josition ever hold by a w o m a a | o u t prohibitory Kiw« in Ameri'-an poiitics to lead the prohi- j "it it, hard to make a prop esy," bition r-forrn fight. Tho nation's youth, she points out, eece politicians voting "cry" and d r i n k i n g "wet," and concluded that s«oh hypo:ri8y is an approval part of She social order. Tt ih drinking more than any preceding genoratkn bee»uee prohibition has plven thj act the glamour of adventure, eho believes. Women, too, are drinking ae they nevrd did before.. "I bel eved aixleutly in prohibition at first," etoe says. "I actuallj thought it would remove temptation from the path of my loy*, who were growing up at the time--and In the "beginning she Bayn, "but ol thta mxich I an sure it 10 «a«ent tally problem Our generAtkm can only staH this fork; their* will be the job ot carry ug It on, I hope that iur s«nerat!o will not go lo«n to posterity wit the etl^ma upon It t h a t our jjower c solf- controf liajl sunk so low that t!i- y had to forbil by l«iw oJthei the s le or manufacture o! alcoholic bev rages. Tho next genera! ion nu*t, tl rougn education, home influence* an i the church, learn femperani-e from within." Morris Says Manner of Hughes' Elevation Hurt Big Business CHARLMS I*. Sl'WWAItT Waeblngton Correspondent tor Central Press. WASHINGTON, Feb. 113 -- A few more Mctorie* like Charles I5van« Hughes, elevation to the United Stateu Supreme Court chief justiceship and Senator George W. Norris predicts that American "bag buslnebe" will be undone. The next thing big busings knows, proph-w ies the Nebraskan, tho country will adopt public ownership And, for a fact, no one would have believed in advance in the possibility of eucl a fight ua tho progvesfelvo group Jut up, to prevent the Senate from confirming the Hughei appointment by President Hoovei. Two or three ^ otea against it were the most that reisonably could have been fore- been. Yet, -on tho final show-down, there "were 2Q-o4cl, .For Awliije there seemed 'o bo «ome prospect that the Presid nUS.1 choice would bo rejected outright, The Administration leader^ weio noroughly scared. It would have b)en a terrific slap at Mr. Hoover and u frightful humiliation lor Mr. Hughe i. Even an adverse vote o£ moro t lan 20 was anything out flalter- In reality the attack was rather on Mr, Hoover thftu on Mr. Hughee, for it waa Mr. Hoover who, by implication, was ai-ouaed of making a bad «eiep- tjon, J!r. Huffhea WUB rocogni/rd 86 an able, bonest jnan, In hte way. Tho truth is, an analysis ot Mr, Hushes' career does not reveal him aa q u i t e ts total a conaerviitivc ua the ]rogi{£9]vefo culled him. lie iose to legal lame as boniething of e uouopoly-biibter Hh start in publiu IlCe wu« gained tluough hie at- ta kt on the financial nietliods of the iumurance companies of a generation ago tlo took a crack at the gsw monopoly next. A direct primary law was jwsb*^ in .New Yoik h i , do d i n i n g his t u n i «is govci noi On the Federal yuiu-cuio in the 1! 10-16 period ho was not known ae especially liberal, but neither wa 1 ) he ensidered reactionary While no prograReive, like Jiibtivo Ollvei Wen- loll Holmes, he was anything but an uitra-consorvativfi of tfio type of the present Juatico Plorco Uutl r, ox- railroad ftttqrney, or even i stiring Chief Justice Taft. Indeed, · ut ot moro than 1,000 decisions in w ioh he hod a voice with Justice Holi iee, he disagreed with the latter only 1 .vice. * * » Mr. Ilughee certainly V.HS a highly conservative Secretaiy if State However, ho was doallng tlion witl issues of into national policy I'oi a vt *y conservative I'rceldent, Mr C'oolW ;e, and could plead that ho was influe iced of necessity by White House Idea* ConwrvatJsin Hnquof tionabl characterized all hif urtumi-nta thr ughout hm subsequent ftvo yttvra of private legal praotlcp. Ho even wen to the length of claiming vested Int reet in the ak for radio licenaeii, BI U, this was OB a paid lawyer He as not occupying a judicial portion b t doing Abe Martin ter through before opposition could develop. * * » Talk of Charles Kvane Hughes, J r , ae a candidate for governor of New York, Immediately following his retirement from the poat of eollcitor general lu the Juetlce Department, be cause of nia falher'e appointment to a -court "before which the solicitor general frequently practices; report* of the tentative (selection of retiring Chief Justice Tatt'a eon, Charles P. Taft, for the position as solicitor gen- eral--theee suggestions aggravated the situation. They were rumors calculated to heighten the impreswion of a tendency toward concentration ol authority under dependable management. By Men and About Women Smart Sot "There are some persons, nearly ·ot the female eex, who suffer from a chronic rnsli o£ words to the mouth.' Dean Inge. * * * "Women dress In tbe daytime to to- prees other women, fj»d at night to toprees men." -- Worth, Parisian oontotirier. * * * "It IB not for me to express an opinion whether women look better in Short or long skirts."-- The Prime of Wales. » * «i "A -woman dfeasel in the moat fashionable way nowadays has fewer clothes than her grandma had on when she went rla of Nebraska. ." -- Senator Nor- "To prepare for marriage- young girls no longer assemble a. hope chest; they read Ijooke on abnormal psychology."-- Jamee G. Tlmrber, author. « * * "Women who submit theineelvee to a starvation diet to stay thin are likely to lose their feminine personality anc Uielr charm as fast as their weight A starvation diet eo racke tho nerves that Ite victims grow irritable ant cross-grained until there's no living with them." -- Tommy Ixnighran, prize fighter. * * * "People arc using birth control most who ought to ube it least, and nuuiy who ought to use it most are not usin-g it at all," -- Dr. Harry Knverson Doe- dick. Protestant, Catholic Views on Encyclical Of Pope on Education T i l l B i n k j o y fcpoke e n w h j l ovs don't tin last n i g h t "I tor! a) 11. J i f . l i u p l f l p r l a Jo t (- t i v i f i , K da ·, v nar i Ami A. Protestant: "Is there roitson to expect that the promulgation ot the present Encyclical presages some' aggressive further ?tep ou the part of the Catholics of f this country?" asks I»uther A Weic;le Dean of the Yale Divinity School, who (Contributes a Prote«tant comment on t.Ki Pope'e Encyclical on education to March Current Hfeory. JDi. Weigle answers his own question with "I do not believe that it does," although he admits that only Catholics can give a true reply "The right of the Catholic Church to maintain its, own echoola is recognized by Ameiicau citizens generally continue* Dr. Weigle "U ih a right which all citizens of whatever creed, jios- B c t U t Buslneai ' sesfc. America does not affirm a State li i r f t - s t r o m - monopoly of education The principle O £ gtete sutwidtee for Church-controlled schools has not met with favor s- n r v 1 n 1 1 l-x h e a r d u oorne n schools. This te done In Cnnadi, Enc- land, Ireland, Germany and in sonic other countries. Such in ar'angom« nt has never appealed to Iho people of the Unitel States, nor has it ever been advocated or demanded by the Ameii- can Catholic Btehop« "At the present t!mo the exclusion of all religious teachinijs from our public schools seems to bo the only practicable arrangement. American Catholics deplore this condition, indeed, but they recognize the necessity of a public school system, even thoufih conscience constrains them (o maintain a system of their own. The only thing that is new In Ihe encyclical-and this 1s of great benetfl to both Catholics and -non-Caftiolictt -- 1« the thoroughness wj(h which, ii presents tho onllre Catholic doctrine anil discipline on the subject of education " Jams , France, Feb. 22--Three villages in the Savole Valley jipnr here wero plunged into darknesa when m eagle flew into the overhead slec'triu cablee which servo tins district with power. Workmen spent a ww.ii night trying to locate the cause of ttus break- do w n and in the morning found the blr*,! electrocuted juet oijtiilije tho village of Longofroy which, with Tes- ser»= and Macot, lial leen wltVioul light or txjwer. SAPE-CONSERVATIVE l ~ -, STRONG" ] Washington's Birthday . ranks ariong the most conspicuous of all national holidays, honored in every state of the Union, in Alaska, in our Island possessions, and in Panama. A proper respect for the occasion implies a rededication to the basic principles of free government Resources Exceeding $3,300,000.00 SflECONID OLDEST BANK JN CONUEULSVILLE New 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 'Vegular" sizes. You will find more value and style In these garments than is usually found in clothings at these low prices. For those "who pnfer, we offer a fine line of tail- orod-to^-measure clothing at most moderate prices. BOYS' SUITS A splendid line for boys of all ages, selling from $5.00 to $12.50. All suita of four pieces--Coat, Vest, two pair Pants. See these different lines at, or through arrangement YV 1th, our learest store. Unio n Supply Co. Sixty Stores in Nine Counties of Pennsylvania. Use All Gtir Departments We are well prepared to serve you in many ways. We cordially invite you to itae all of our departments. We aim to make every 1 transaction pleasani and satisfactory. THE CONNZUSYH.LE , PA. WE;ST SIDE j l j 1

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