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March 4, 1930

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PAGE FOUR, THE DAILY COtTRrEH, CONNPILLSV "LI/E, PA. TUESDAY, MARCH 4. (Eflttrter. I T I I K C O f d l R I l CO., HKNrtY f S^t'DBK, President and K e i l l o r , 1879-1918. S. K. V,. SNYDBR, J 'nta id c u t , l » l O - t ' , C 2 , J A M K S J. IJUISOOI.U P r e s i d e n t tuid ( i c n e r u l Manager. P. C. RDMtTNDSON, VJec-I -p.siiloiH. .MISS U. A I O N K C ! A N , H c : i : r i - t : i r y a nl T r e a s u r e r . J O f f N ',. (}ANS, .Mar,-u,-ii:g Kill tor. WAl/TKTi S. STIMMBU C i t y KiUtor, MISS I.VNXT, B. K I N C ' K J j f j , Set-lot;- K t i i t o r . M K M l ' . K U OK American Now ; p a p e r Publishers A a a r o i a t- 1 o n , A (if! it R u r n i u : of C l r c u U U n n . P e n n s y l v a n i a N e w s r u i p c r P u b l i s h e r s A s s o r l a t l o n . Two cc-iits per - ' p y : 5«V5 per m o n t h ; ·?."·. 00 p e r y e a r by m a i l if paid in nd- v i i n r o . 1J; p e r w e e k by carrier. K n t n r c t l aa second class m a t t e r at the p c s t o f t i c u . C o n n e l l :vllte. tho achievement to t h e r-riri tendon t .1. IX Belt and men employed r. v i l l c division c i u r i r i K t h credit of Sup, t h e f o r e m e n t l i i ' C'onnelli 1 .- · 19-'i». I n T U E S D A Y F.VKMMi, MM!, -i, 1SWO. ^i". 1 " '-'..:. - - ' - ·" "T ' - - - TJIi; S!.\(iU: INSTAMT. 0V THK ronur.irs r u . Y M J K 01- MIM. 'in i t s o v c r w f i u l n t ; ougenifs.s to s"i/c upon w h ; i : .[.[" v arod to it to bo ;in o p p o r t u n i t y . lake " a stain" a t The Courier, t h e other newspaper has d o n e violeiic-o !· t h ^ came c£ truth LI ml i'airnosK. Kvery m e r c h a n t and o'.'uer r i t U e n , inc.luditiK even the other U"\VM -KM'. well k n o w s Ilia The Courier : n - . o r has 'jy a c t , w o i d , derd, or c-- r en by i m p l i c a t i o n , fail.-a to honestly, sincerely and e f f e c t i v e l y support every m e r c a n t i l e and other establishment of t'otmellsvilk', at all times and u n d e r every circumstance, and has stood behind aii'l Riven loyal support lo every propos'.lion intended to promote the best irterests and tho pros- p e r i t y of all our citizens. Any effort to place any othir construction upon a n y t h i n g The Courier has said editorially or otherwise, or to distort its a t t i t u d e on any m a t t e r of concert! to H * advertisers or rend- ery, has boon nu-1 is 11 w i l f u l misrepresentation and a malicious po.rvcr.iton of the t r u t h . The Courier does not change its m i n d with tho f a c i l i t y the othor newspaper gratuitously assumes. It admits t.o but one change of i!s views in all its h i s t o r y of half a entury. W h e n the oilier newspaper was taken over by the present; management The Courier extended a cordial welcome and best wishes for i t s Hiic-ees^. The Courier (\\\ to naturally, and con- IHlently, presumed the ethics of the '·ditorial profusion would be observed w i t h sc'-ufiulous exactness by the newcomfM-s lo the licit! of journalism In ConneUsville. U'hen, hc-wi:\er, falsio pretense le- traa to ho practiced, on the a d v e r t i s e r s of the c i t y by tho other newspaper, by r e p r e s c u U t i f . to them that Us circulation was many moro times than it actually was. Tho Courier was re- l u c t a u t i y blig:-(l to ehanse Its :niud w i t h rcstiect to the manner and form w i t h which the other nowspape-r was observing tho code by which all reputable iiewsp ipers regulate their conduct toward and relations w i t h advertisers. That is a qui'.llty of tho other news- jwper The Couriei 1 never has tried to imitate. "Wo ;an't (|nile grasp 1*." ua havinj; a place iu the ethical code of any newspaper. rcco.cnit.ion S n p e r i n t e n ieri! Unit.?, ,:iid 1 H u p e r t n - t e n d e n l H of ither dlvisi.-ius j were bauquetel by t h e otlic.ialM of t b e Baltimore £. Ohio Rai road C o m p a n y in Baltimore t a u t -ve i l n K w h e n Mi^ presidential a w a r d wa : h e ' i o w c d upon the w i n n e r s f r o m 'he several div i s i o n s . .Such a recogni! ion m e a n s more than a n official act. I t m o a n s t h a t . the saving of h u m a n ife. as i n'MiH of the reduction in the a s u u l t y recorl, ha;; appealed lo t h e illicmls o\ tho company o-s it direct f r u i t or r e c » u l t of the j o i n t e f f o r t s m do by o f f i c i a t e , operating d e p a r t m e n t head?, c i u p o r i n - teiHlents, foremen a: d w o r k e r s to lessen the t o l l of an a d m i t t e d l y hazardous!!. ICach of these pers VIK lias a i^enu- ine intoreKt i n f u r ! h r l n s t h e cause of accident preveutio i. They k n o w t h a t the a b i l i t y of a m a n to earn a l i v e l i h o o d Is i m p a i r e · . by I ho .tleu-en of t h e . seriousness f ac.c.idonts of w h i c h he may hecon.o the v i c t i m . They are aware '.iey t h e m s e l v e s may become the sub ect. of uti accident unless they exo every pos- stLile p r e c a u t i o n in i lie p e r f o r m a n c e of t h e i r tasks. A reti i i Z H t l o n of these. facta, and the i n f i n i t i ly more set-ions involved by a c a s u a l t . . in bringiTt;.: n i l railroad employes to (jive mor. c a i e to the avoidance of cc adil.iona that re- s u l t in accidents, ;\ d l i a s made it. possible t o m a t e r i a l l y i m p r o v e t h o records for safety. In m a k i n g these i -cords the Con- nellsviUe division ha: had an i m p o r t ant p a r t . The resuHs are most -.m- couragiiijr. hence Sup · r i n t c n d p t i t Belt?. and those serving urder him .ire deserving to receive o f f i c i a l recognition by their superiors, as well as the very cordial congratnlatlo is of all person.-! who wish to see the accident records steadily reduced. M A K I N G CIIOIC.I. Ob' ROADS. Tho suggestod rue hod for determining which of two road is to be given orgnni ed ,'iupport t h i d year, by calling the ! ipporters of each into a conference, h is m a n y features that Khould reconun -rid it to the respective groups. Tho impossibility of having both included In the ne: t building pro- pram make.s it almr it necessary t h a t an understanding- s i c u l d be reached as to which is t.o he ;lven precedence, a choice- w h i c h t h e supporters may feel they should TIC.' assuru-e the responsibility. .Submi ting both propositions to the H i g h w a y Department for a decision aa lo which utioold b*. 1 llrst improved, w i l l bo a f a i r way of relieving the local p. ronps. Such a decision being made i .ic roud.s coniHill- tecB can then u n i t e in support of the road chosen, doiiit t h e i r utmost, (o speed its construe; on. Then, w h e n it is completed, thei · would bn unite*! effort p u t forth by he same ascetic.!!. 1 :; iu behalf of the otlv r route. No doubt the nnir. i t a b l e c o n f e r e n c · of the committees will lind no t'.i:!i culiy in couiint; to .1 conclusion such ; as will most assure the construction of ijoUi re ids, ouc folio wins; the other as rapid y as e o n d i ' . i f j n s will render such a program pos.'-i'Oo. HANG YOUR CLOTHES ON A FICKORY LIMB Hoo?er y s First Year As President Has Not Shown Full Strength Has Preferred u Slow Start To Making n Spectacular A SPORTS PROGIUM FOR CONMKLI/SVILLE. Tho desiro e pressed by Mayor H. I). Minerd, that ^ornellsvllle take its plaee with oth»r communities of equtil *izo In the field of sport*, is shared by many citiw-ns. Unlike His Honor, however, they iiavo not all been active participants iu athletics, but they have sufficient f a m i l i a r i t y with baee- b n l l , field ind track events and other outdoor sports, to have an interest in tho i n a u g u r a t i o n of a movement designed to advance athletics, anido frwii the pro;;i"iin provided by the H i g h School. Heretofore, when « baseball team has huen orR.inized iti Connellsvillts its «uccesp h w been ronderel .uncertain by 1.1 e Jack of patronago sufTicient to tiUjjtam tho club, If the program, w e n - enlarged to incl-ude o-tliet* sports, uml tho whole placed on an organized and businosaUke bawis, it would soom to have greater promise of success th:Ji In tho past when tho effort ha« bxx.n limited to baeetxall. If a schedule of oarlior working hours IF. established in the community it would provide greater opportunity for tho workom, who are among our most enthusiastic eport f a n s , to patronlae tho various gamee. ThiM would more certainly assure, larger rcetpt^, which are essential to t h e tuccc»3sfu: eonduot of a season of sport., Tlie advantiifjes of a broaiMi.rng of the nior!ii p -ograrn are readily ap- ruirent. It wuld add aa attraction to CV)iin«!lsvllle d u r i n g the (suminor months we do not now have, the of- I'M-t of which would bo to- draw more people U t h e city. Opportunities w o u l d bo presented for our young men u develop athletic prowees, which many of then, arts anxlout? to do. The proposal i« certainly worth l-. j -ing given yeriotirs thought «nd coc- ?; deration by our citizens who would l i k e to see C' nnellsvllle acquire nior i. : nj)ortaiic i . a Kports center, a f e a t u r e iu vs , . '.i we luive been sadly lackingr, lftrgf-!y for tho want of «oru« pereons to t! Ue U!H)ii themselvea the 'eadership n; the i n a u g u r a t i o n of u ^rognim s'jrl a.s Mayor Minerd has in m i n d . WHAT MOTHERS T H I N K OK l YLKJH'i 1 S A V I N G ( C o r n m u i ii:;i t e d . ) Mr. John L. Giui.s, Kill t o r , Til» C o u n t - 1 C o i i n t r l l s v l l l e , 1'a. Dear Sir:-J U K I read y o u r a J o e d i t o r i a l on f-n tailed " f u o l i s i h day ItrHt savins Urn"" And aa a. m o t h e r ! v ish to u a n g r a l u l u t n you. J e n j o y u t i J n c o u r a B u s p o r t s of a l l kjnd.s. b u t w h y t r y t o f o i s t u r t i i - t r a r y t i m e c h a n g l n i on to us? J l w i l l b e f o u n d . i n u n p o p liar move. I f t i n S O l f p l i i y o i s and b. H i l i y e r s can n n i tiiul Him; to p l a y i ; t ! i . o v e n l r i K lit t h e y arc: f o r t u n a t e e n o u g h tn ba eiu- ' p l o y e d these d a y s ) I f t t b « m ari.-ni O i i r t l e r i n t h e "morn do to do t h c t i - d a i l y t h e y aririn I n Ux; ( w e n l n K t i m e t h e y I a nl leisure, I No, the f a n n p r s o n ' t w a n t it. T h e n a r u more f a r m e r s t l a n a n y o t h e r cUi.-ifi l o t w o r k e r s , b u t i i o \ a b o u t , t h o m o t h e r * | ri'arbiKr a f a m i l y t i / i n ; ; - t o p u t J o h n n y l a n d . l a k i e U be.! a i h o u r or so b e f o r e I chirknemt a n d t h n i t h e m a r i s e a n h 1 a r e K e t t t n s ; t h e l i of t l i o mornings'! L.rf U K n o t ctlst t r l ) H i " t r a n q i i l l i l y of t h e c o m m u n i t y b y t r y i n g : t o r"ii t h a i c l o c - U - k U l i l I n K b u i r a b o u u p o n U H A K u con) m u n i t y .ve h a v e ton u i u r h t i m e o n o u r h a n d s - j o v v , f o r r e c r e a t i o n , w h a t WQ neo.d Is u i r e w o r k . Y O U T H vet"/ r c - s p e i M f u l l y , A M o t h e r . C o n t i c l l s v l l l c , Marc i '.i, IfKJo. Full-Line Groceries Exceed in Total of Their Annual Sales o\ U. record ot :. r.i,ilro,i"1 i i v i i o n v v i U ' h e !»»'·« ( i t 1 ~ n i o h M i . - - i.; ' r u l v u c o m p I i s h r t t o i K . That u i ^ H a w o t h « r f o l k s t t i n r f - H . Til* c a r l l r r n"rnii!g-.s t h o m o r e l a v o f o r r e c r e a t i o n t r y i n g lo ' m a k e u i e a r l i e r , w f i n n t h e y Ij -si I n t h i ; c o u l f i n t ' d a y ' s dispatch Dixvt,i 1 ^t v! re m i : c i v e s i !·· r e s u l t s of hi.s (n v e s t i f f a t l o n H r i m - m i : -iH'mbcrrf o f Comtcr».«, a n d p o l l t t 11 iea Jef.s of l e r b e r t . I l o o v c r ' a l i r ^ t ;. - a : - a; 'I'rosiflo n t . ) By DAVID I-cA-WfUWCK ( C o j y r l c h t 11)30 by Thr C o u r i e r . ) WASHINGTON, March 4.--To ap- .praiKtt tho first y«ar of a Presidential Admin stration ia like t r y i n g to l«ll what -\fi\\ ha.pp«n in tho n i n t h Inning when 'ho I n n i n g has bo«i ffcoro- Yot ' h e lir»t. year of H-orbe-rl Hoover's torni ;IK I'TO-siiicnt. of th If n Hod StateK is unlike t h a t of any ototi-r (Hilcf K-xocnt!v in a quarter of a c e n t u r y . Most Presidents havo triwl to gfrt a r u n n i n g ytrurt--havo sought to let t h f l r firrit IVnv montlis be un indox of Uio'r poli(MoM and purpOKw. Mr. IToovor has preferred a slow start---the k i n d that ondeavord to Kathoi pow;r and s t r e n g t h as; tho race e n . P«rcs.s bigKer than a Mnjr)« tu.1 and forces Inherited from precet.iiig years h a v e produced a r«- Hlstun.'e Mr, Hoover has not. The average a xnnal busineee of representative gr eery and delicat.eti- sen stores carrying groceries, mentis, fr«*ih fruits, conioctione and vege- ta!)Ie« was found in a recent survey subetantially to i xceed the business volume of establis rmente Belling groceries only, acoor Hng to data made public by tho dortestic, commerce division of the Dei^rtment of Commerce, Full-line grocei y and delicatessen stores w*»re disco wred t-o have an averago annual v o l u m e of $313,700, as eoovpared with f l J . B S l , the average for stores sailing gr-corits only. 'Aver- ago sule« for grot iry u.nd deli:ate«Heri flrma without mcfet but carrying frefh fruits and vegetables were $11,080, while those with' ut freeh fruits and vegetables but w th meate hai sulen of $16,016. Avenge fiulos for all Kfx;ery fitoros ii the territory wore $2-1,468, Stores carrying both classes of perishable*,- had vera-ge saltw two or three times as {; ;'c*it at; th-OKc which (lid not curry on or both or them, it wa.s explained. ') he lack of the moat department appe.-rnd to have the more serious effect on saitn, meat making up 2f) to 30 per i-eiit of sales in tho tUores t h a t t a r r i d it The effect o£ leaving f-ut J're: I: f r u i t s ainl vei;e- labU-s is uuusuu! how over, when it. ia riin-iUi're) t h a t hi« rliws of i n c r - rh;i!HlifV repr'?' i t p i o n t h e u v e m ^ v hut. sevon to I" pi't- I - I M I I its' -.iiUv, in stores ( v h i c h ' \ i - - i t 1 ' ! t h t - i n . w i t h mem bora of Congress would seem to indicate that if they woro o bo quoted p u b l i c l y they wouJd divide on partisan linos. Privately some of them who face re-election do not k n o w whether to make their t'.ampJiigTis ou tho "Administration Record," as is the custom in off-year elections, or u soft-pedal i h a t aspect. This hesitancy Is in itself significant. They re-ally do .not know whether Mr. Hoover has grown strongor or weaker with public opinion--they frankly aro looking for the next fow months to answer their queries and remove thoi.r fioubts. To understand Mr. Hoover's first: year, it is essential to divide bis efforts Into three separate aspects-- tho jvolitical, the economic arid the administrative. As a politicaJ factor, Mr. Hoover has been least effective, and it. fcas given him more sleepless nights than anything else. His relations with Congress havo be-on inept. Ho has not beeu able to concentrate his strength in tho Seuaito though he holds his own in tho House of Representatives. The Senate cleavages aro, howev-or, not ?·£ Mr. Hoover's .making H-e found them wh-en ho entered the Presidency. He has not discovered how t-o assert his influence in the upjer house effectively. On th-e economic side, Mr. Hoover has teen as umial unspectacular and as u.'iiml thero is a differenco of aptu- ion a.s lo tbe wisdom of bin policies. More poople will be found, however, who t h i n k tho Hoovor conf-er-erice. oil December sav-ed tho country from a gravo depression than who argue- ho should havo acted more promptly in the October crisis. An an administrator, Mr. Hoover has prJUod himself ou his appointments · oa the whole have leen te- coivv-d with approbation Inside and outside of Congress. There is an eflic'.eucy iu government (Uypo-rLmeuUi and a team-work which will naStural- ly bd croditeil to t.h» Cbiot Executive. Before Mr. Hoover became President it woa irc,dicte-d that his weak- nesy would !K in analyzing public ]u ; yi hology, na-nuily politic;;. Having IK-VXT run for ollico before he became CL c.uidiUiite for tho Presidency, Mr. Hoover hud none/ oE the t r a i n i n g whi"h i i s i m l i y is given to men who r u i n " u p fi-fMii ;ii-tivf p a r t i e i p a t i o t i i n rtiat ' or c:ity polilii. 1 :;. M-osl nienilietv-: if i 'cinratiai. i.btunsitlvo.q iiolitjcui.llv '/?fll a sort C ^n-periorlt -· c o m - plex when disi'U.siing Mr. lioov -r an a Iwuier. They a,n;in,- t h a t lit olllifst one must bo aB5r3-3he iirni SHIK- nacloiN'r--that v^sonllall:/ Mr. H over's; Quaker l n H t t n « ' t s ciu'i£« him t. adopt ·A peaceful and :mciMalory policy whereas politioiaiui !i'v ;eu v irfarc. lxokrm£; back over the m.'ijo iues- tiorr.5 w i t h w h i c h l\5r. Hoover 1 as had to iie-,1.1. tho aiugl» u.'c.nmipli hmont w h i c h ;-ome day irray dv,a"f eve- ythlu^ that he hius done i. th.o rrtr- ;li\s of. tho Federal Karen /'ict. It. n ay y«t rank with the Kederi. 1 Res' ve A;t and It m-ay take as m a n y year to get as widespread au apprccuxlkm if wlunt the new loKislation nKS-ais to t e agriculture of the c o u n t r y Mia the ution'a pitrchawiiig power. Mr. iloove: had to call n.u extra ,s','Sfiiin t- fet fh x l-'unn Relief bill through, l l o may i t have iKjeri comp'.dlod to r e . I?* t i l t a r i f f . H.i.s friends concede if. w;i« :i ni.nlake to try h^ith in on.!- HC-ision. i'ct the farm element w a s rorclns I I 2 i«;ue and Mr. Hoover was c-aught etween two opposite forco« t h a t rn de the extra session a Jizxio. Kven ?i e regular session hass bcy»n ili.sturlw by the deadlock ou tho tariff h i l l . If any sinj;le c.haract«rf7,u1 on can be. found to tleKCi'ibo Mr, l l o o v - r's lirsit year If, Us that he l.iu-kl"d lo · much, Kami reli«f u n u adirinifttiiit vo re- ofKuni/.atiou w o u l d have bo»n -inotlffh. He reached osit for tbe t a r i f f i: ^nie^and dove head flrsl i n t o tlvs ;pr hlbltioa coritrover.sar.v. Trio la;;t 1 v o were enough to wrecic any first ye r. Tho fact that. Mr. Hoover has c- tn-e out. of the lirHt. 1.2 '.nonlb!-. with is good natu're intact' and his palic ice, uti- dirninished, is u sign thai, he first year hadn't worn him out. Herbert Hoover can ha dly b-e judged as n Prosidenl by his 1 rst year --h-s has had more t h i n g s h. ppeu ia thuit period t h a n a Chief i- vooiilive encounters in w h a t some, writers termed tho "honeymoon, pe iod." A year hence a ! betls-r jutlgniei c oi' Mr. Hoover's record will be poHsi 1 do wh-oti he comes to midstream and 1 ie tjues- tion of 1932 will hav-r loonie,' up 'and the results of the M.'IO cong essional tent have Ixwn t'Mlly ana-ly?, d. For the oldest lesson in \xllttC3 tbat one can leaa-n from studying , .merie^iu history is that an era. of bus ness adversity or doprestiion imv-er e-lps tho party in power : tut crystal i/.es diK- conteut--and if the buslnes-s sitTiation ha.'i improvod by the time th- · autumn elections are held, tivero m; y be, an entirely different story to tc II of tho undercurrents of opinion.wit i respect txj Herbert Hoovcii-'s tost yea -, Modern Life Has Deprived Things; What Will B Children of Many 2 the Effect? All of a suddmi we gathered gr?itt nupibcrs ·/ our chiJdrou into concrete .and briok cities, w ieyo trees have to ;(ight to live, wh-or) there i« no room ;for petii, whore tln-ro aro no pl-p.a«int things -tor -children to do unless they are especially planned for them; the natural things ire pretty wsll gon-e. W-e etlck in a park hore and thero in a.sort of a f t e r t h o u g h t , -wo have a fow 'playgixninds, 'but, for millions of our ohildren 1 ho aro the playground, aaii Day WilTiur. Secretary of the lat.urior, at National E d u c a t i o n At«ociation'« meeting at Atlantic City. Ft. Is very difficult to br ng up the children with that senso -)f r«ipo;i- jribility which is «o irnportint. With the cJect.ric stove or pw (j-txivo, chemical refrigeration, steam heat, the Jnilk coming In a sterilized hot'Jo laid at tho door, the nowspapor delivered, thero is not a great deal that you can provide in tho vrs,y of errands and regtilar work for tn« iKiys i-n3 girls in many ports of the country. W« will hav-e- to .find some ButMtitat'*. Our environmental change h a s forced many o£ tli« thin,re a child normally likce out of h s life, although we havo "brought n a lot of things we can do, such a* feed children botto-r arxl protect them from Kickucsa letter than our forefathers did. For tho most part tao mothers arc betlnr trained. We have flno hospitals for children to go to to hare their torn ils out and their appandicefi ont. But when it oome« right down to the question of binnan opportnn:tie« for tho boy and girl, onr indu«trial etrncture does not provide them near by. What la going lo he the effect upon, our children of the lack of tb-ose things? We have- a growin-g cc nscioaaneee of our responsibility to fee that the right thing Is done Tjy o^ir children. What, do wo know about th« kind of character that Js developing in the American child today nncer the con- ditionri which we now offer to out c h i l d r e n ? Mass l i v i n g givVs tho Nation I'ns poorofit chiliron it getfi. Th ones who c:omc from the smaller communU tic« «com to do the last. We may ba wrong, but wo Btwp-ect that the indues-^ trial contor anrl the city i.s nol, thj moat, wholesome "place to bring chil- flren up. Yet, HO are going forward in the industrin' age In thi« country at a rato that ie surprising, if uot alarming. Anyone who tl inks forward into t.h« f u t u r e of (life country mutit t h i n k in terms of the children. We are sinrpiy (iropa of water in tho stream'^ go«s by. We r-itay a shorter or longer tirno before wn evaporate and others corao a l o n g in tho of life. Whatever wo may do in the building of health mcane nothing the chiUlr-en who follow tin use thai health intelligently and well. Whatever we do in the matter of good citizenship IH of no importance whatever if the things wo build up in this country of our« are, destroyed because wo h f i v e not jilacod in tbe minds and hoards of our children tho right atti« tude« and the right thingfi BO that thej will go forward. Wo might aa well admit Umt we can not. be sure e to how' we may b?si( servo, tills rising generation Hvinq utwlcr thcfio conditions. We Diuet believe that tho service wo may rondei to it IB the most important thing that te given to those of ti« who are today in our maturity. I think that such a conviction is tlia background for tho 1'nterest whown by the Pmsident of the United States In p l a n n i n g the White Houee conference for child health -protection. Its purpose JB to assemble and make unablg all the- information there is that will lead to the development of a higher ' manhood In tho days ahead. I can conceive of no undertaking more w o r t h y of tho concerted effort of all those who aro called to its standard. Abe Martin "I You your hold Tol! !f ; i i - ' i i i 'd say you're In p u r l y u l r shape, m i g h t h a v e t h e m t w o r o o t teeth ced o u t a:)' c u t d o w n u l i t t l e o:-. b u c k w h e a t , bin y o u ' l l proli'ly be up tin' m u r i l c r c ' l Ions' efore that l of yoim; g l v o s V ' u in; / Lrou)il«," i:u-. Mn|-ps, t ' u l ^ y , a l ' l o : o x a m l i i i t i ' i h c i - ' H any IP.I.M'- .i" « ii.l t i u - y w i o u l d IT c;U-iM t o a b i d i t i ' c i i i / . ' - n s i u ' n o l t o Rector Cunningham Thinks Organized Churches Are Doomed Thf probability that, organized churche* on a national scale ara doomed is pointed out by Gonild A. Cunnningham, r«K:tor of St. John's Church of Stamford, Connecticut, writing in the current issue of The Churchman. Mr. Cunningham doubts whether a upedal expression of religion in the form of churuboe will long be neces- nary. There will bo, perhaps, In our, he thinks, groat cathedral-like structures in which many different ra-iMi will preach and lead in worship of many kinds. Certainly, he says, tho church as an assistant, to the police force or as a social club for the «ulo]«;i.'.ent is not representing religion as Jesus glirnpeed it. Charging that the church has lost the respect of practically ell the educated leaders of our day, TJie Church- j man artlo.le continues, "If the intelli-j Kent citizen is to have a religion it behooves ; -hn ProteBtant churche« to bestir themselves with something more armsting than mtesionai-y propaganda. Union of Prof.efitanism in it- Belf will accomplieh little or nothing. We must fftoe thq fact that Chrtetcn- dom is involved in an actual crisis in theology ns'well as In method, "Religion has entered an entirely now day, as have science and philosophy. It must, be redefined in tho terms of a now faith in man's own greatness and responsibility. Today, the only fixed thing about truth ia that It, fa never fixed. By experimental combination oi force* new truths tire created by man, who lioe for the Hint time an actual responsibility ami functional dignity. Religion will no longer be a collection of revealed truth, but a force- which is reo.1 only because it, produces' certain results/' BUYING FABRICS FOR HOME USE Whan we home makers go to make our purchases, hew much real information lo we have · regarding the various qualities of th-e articles offered us? How many of our choices are m a d e on the basis o! (Kvme gayly colored ad-vertiemerit, which after all gaw, us only an tnspirwi feeling and really told us nothing? How often do wo base our selection en'.irely on the prices asked. In other words, bow many purchaser are sheer guesses ? If we are honest with ourselves, we will admit that practically all of tlvirn are made In one of these ways, vrltca Huth O'Brien, chief, textile division, Federal Bureau of Home Econon ics, in the United SUites Daily. Thta ie particularly t r u e of, textile materials. Time was, when tho nura- her of different fabrics oa the market j was so em-all, aiul out experience J with them so intimate, twit wo really eoald jitdgo quality. Bu today, there are literally thousanls of different kind.s of materials on 1.10 dry goocia counters. Most of them HATO hem christened fancy names which me-n v«ry little to ve. Often they are made of now fibres about which wo k n o w nothing. How much informaU 3n about al! tbeso can Uie ·consumer gain, by even the most diligent efforts. 1 Very littlo, we are forced to admit. She can feel the fabr c, pull it between her hamie, and isk tho clerk some questions. Usually about all he can do is to aestire her that lite customers have not complained about the material. This doos not help very much. A recent study shoved that lews than five p«r cent of a certain fabric of very poor Quality wa: returned, although it cxnild not possibly give the service that -was guan.nteod. Too -* · Cnjoy your evenings at home with Screen-Gric There's nothing like an open fire and an Atwater Kent these long evenings. There's nothing like an Atwater Kent any evening ... Say the word and we'll prove' it for you with this wonderfully beautiful and home-like cabinet model. Home demonstration, if you like. We guarantee satisfaction and make the purchase easier with our liberal payment plan. LKii TUBK3 UNION SUPPLY CO. Sixty Stores In Nine Counties of Pen n sylvan la. msi'ny of us forget when and wber-a wo purchased the fabric that faded oi wore out so soon. Wo iven forget whoeo product it was. However, there are some of u« whJ believe that, it this important business of home making is to be carrieo' on KuccesHftilly, it must flnst of ali be based on sound business principles And no buslnese succeeds unless iti purchasing ie done intelligently. -This means it must be done ou tbe basis « facts and not by guess. For example, when the G-overnmen! buy« nhceifl for the Government hospitals, definite specifications as t-c thre;ul count, tensile strength, welghi o.nd a m o u n t of finishing material, ar sot up, and the sheeting fnraishe* must, comply with these (specifications Wouldn't it help us, if, when deciding between three or tour different brands of -sheets at the dry good« counter, -wt cotih! know those facts about eacl and t h u s be able to determine which one Ixmt serves our purpose? · Some people in«ist that, women wili not take the trouble to learn t.h meaning of t e r m s like tensile strength, thread count, and such. And of course, if -we are to discuss thi oualHtee of various articles intelli. pently, we must know tbe word* which describe them accurately. But It is my experience that we wil' oil learn even very technical word* If we are intc-reeted in the subject. 1 And women are certainly interested nowadays in doing more efficient pur. chasing. I believe that the consumers of thi* country can become ue well informwi as any purchasing- asent. Havlnjj lived through the period in which women have acquired a working knowledge of such terms as calorics, vitamin, and proteins, I have faith that they can learn the significance- ol any descriptive terms necessary to a working knowledge of fabrics aped, ficatioiis. A whole h-crios of programs coulo bo planned in which its varJoua aspects are considered. Each import a n t commodity could be studied in detail, the qualities that can be judged by the coimumer could be diecuseed, and ways and means worked out for getting a system of srra', or of speclileatlons, for the nttp!e commodities BO that they ntlfrht ?x? selected intelligently. Oregon Committeemaai Acts in Huston's Post jllalph Williams, of Oregon, rice- chairman of the Republican Na- jttonal Committee, will be in charge I at the Republican headquarters, Washington, ontil November, when the Congressional elections will be held. After the Conpreiwioaal (elections it is thought thero nuiy 'be a uevr duurnwn.

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