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HJ'J DAILY COTJTinSR, CONNlCLLSVIl LK, PA. FRIDAY, MARCH 14, TUB COUnriiiK CO., Publisher*. HENRY P President and Editor, 1879-1910. MRS K. M SNYDER, President, I0ie-.il)22. JAMBS J. DHISOOtJU President and General Manager. MISS R. A. OONF.OAN, Eacretary and Treasurer, JOHN CL OANS, Managing Editor. WALTER S STIMMEI* City Editor. MISS LYNNE B KINCKLU Society ISdltar. MEMBI'.U OF American N e w s p a p e r Publisher* Association, Audit Burnau ot Circulation. fonnaylsanla Newspaper Publishers Association. -Two cents por copy; 50o per month; |5.00 per year LY mall it palfl In ad- Vance. 12g per veek by arrler. Entered an sseornj class matter »t th« piialofllco. ConnellavlHo. ja_^j^._ " TRFDAT I , THA.lt. 14, J»30, DANGEBS OF DELAY Uf FILING LVL'OMK TAX RETURNS. The time for fU ng Income tax returns expires at midnight tomorrow. IV filed after that hour they will be a ibject not only to whatever tax may be shown to be duo, but also to interest and penalty for failure to file OB t me. The Income reported and the deductions claimed In the returns must be verified by the Bureau of Internal lievenue within two rears after tho returns aro Hied. Tho preparation o£ a. return need not be viewed with apprehension It tho instructions appearing on the reverse side of the forms, and the Interpretations ah Klvon in the sevlei of articles in these columns, are carefully observed. The information called for by tho forms can be easily supplied. Tho questions at the top of the returns, us to whether taxpayers were nmrrlecl mid living with husbands or wives on 'he last day of the taxable year, and the number of dependents, should not present any difficulty. The answers to these questlous are essential In ·verifying the amount claimed as per- lonal exemption, and credit for dependents. The filing lu of the Hems of tfross income, deductions and credits, and tho computation of the tax will be comparatively easy if instructions are carefully followed. In computing the amount of the tax that is found to be payable it should be born in mind that action by Congress reduced the rates after the blank forms tor tho year 1929 had been printed. Instead of the old rates of 1% per cent on the first $4,000, three per oent on the next $4,000 and live por cent on the balance of your taxable income, the new ra^es have been reduced one per cent and are one-half of one per cent on the first $4,000, two per cent on the second $1,000 and four per cent ou the balance. If you are in doubt as to the manner of making your return U will bp advisable to coiuult with persons experienced In making out tho forma, of whom there are several in Con- nellsvllle. It will be far bettor and cheaper to pt.y them a fair foe than to run tho risk of having to pay a fine ImpdstKl for failure to ftle in time or making out an incorrect return. never -were thay eubjectr l to the rigid and prejudiced cross questioning the advocates of tho drys ti,ro obliged to undergo. The presence of a ; number of women, acknowledged 1 oue actlvltlee among t adera of vari- elr sex and f|Uit« as capable as the raau to Judge of ( h o sentiment that jir vallsi in their memberships ou the s ibjoct, h a v e boon treated by the wet members of tho romtnUtoo ou a par \ \ i t u wllnoBeot of doubtful integrity w) en npptaring in causes before the courts. Efforts have been perelstently made to twist their earlier statements, to put words into their mouths they did not utter, and to generally disci fd t the information they have given. Such a procedure Is at best decidedly unfair and its ui e is going beyond the bounds whl( U reasonably prescribe tho limits of a decent conduct of the inquiry. The practice oC the pettifogging lawyer who conduct these crow-examinations hns apparently been resorted to in an effort to beli'tle the testimony given In support of the dry «lde of the riuesMnn, if not a!so aa a measure of thtir resentment over the facts the wonion, who epeak for 10,000,000 -women in tho land on the proposal to repeal t h e prohibition law, hase adduced w th so much clearness. Regardless of the wrr or dry eentl- ments of witnesses tho public generally expects fatrnosh to be shown by tho committee, no matter which side 16 being heard. Tina is n right tlie drye no less than the vets among the wltnosses bhould be a Kindenburg's signature on the dotted line on the Young reparations agreement appears to havo been no more willingly mude than his withdrawal from the line -ie drew across Franco and Flanders several years ago. Consultation Pact Would Give Cause For Controversy Ami flight Easily Result - Senate Refusing io Confirm Any Agreement. DEMANJ FOB OAKS A8 AN I7JDE5 TO BUSINESS. The demand for cars haa long been regarded as about the most accurate Index of conditions in industry. When consumers are taking larger quantities of commodities than during an immediately proce-ding period, or a corresponding period at a remote date, more cars aro i equired for the movement of the truffle that is being pro- vkied. Any Increase in the number of cars that will be needed for such movement is, in consequence, to be taken as an indication that the volume of traffic Is g«ater. By this measure the shippers comprising the membership of the Allo- g'hony Regional Advisory Bon-rd, which includes Western Pennsylvania, Kastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia, flnrl that during the three months beginning April 1 sin incroaKt, of five per cent, or 50,922 cars, will be necessary to tako cure of tho requirements, a c compared with the second quarter of 1029. Among the c ommodiUes for which an Increase !s preJicted aro those especially related to the construction seuson which will be featured by much activity (hiring this period. The seasonal movement in car lots of fresh fruits, g r U n , livestock, flour and mill products is expected to bo fully as large as during the same quarter a year ago, he.ice tho total volume of freight movement will be larger than a year ago. Among tho commodities for which an increase Is predicted is coal and coke, the larger movement of which is expected to require 9 3 per cent more cars th:m aro now employed. The product oi the mines constituting about 50 per cant of the trdillc of the railroads, tho forecasts very plainly indicate that tuo business of the railroads will exjrerience a material increase. When the lallroada aro busy it Is invariably found that other lines of business onjo a corresponding measure of prospei ity. If thl.s proves true during the spring months, as is reasonably expected it will do, the (Jon- neUsville He«ion should have considerably nun activity than has taken place during i 1 * !li»t quarter of tho veor. SHOULD SHOW FAIRNESS. The Houee JiHlciary Committee,' which Is conducting hearings on bill*' to repeal or modify the 18th Amend-, mcnt, ia not exhibiting the decree o r ' fairness euch a body la presumed to I Khow when charged with a duty of so, much importance. During the bearings of the wet advocates the various witnoshpti wore al- lowpd to present tliPir ^lau tnoniti and i Ti»w», oft«a \uthjut cxutuiiiiutioa, utid i in By DAVID (Copyright 1880 by Ths Couri«r.) WASHINGTON, Mi-rch 14. -- The London Conference, having % rejected the idea of a separata treaty of consultation, the Idea now Is being advanced here that a piovialcm may be Included in the naval limitation treaty which would require the fflgnatoriee to oommiunlqate with ono another In any situation threatening a disturbance of world peace. Tactically a separate treaty was Sn- exieclient because !' meant the opportunity for a light more or less along the lines of tl e World Court controversy, but wlu n once the conciliation provision Is eniibodied Jn the navaJ agreement It would be n-eces- ·sary for members of tJie United States Senate to record tli m-sfllTes against tho whole pact, it th y wished to prevent tfts^ Inclusion if a consultation clause, , It would be hatur il, of cours*-, for reservations to be proposed to any consultation provision. Such reserva- UOUB might sita'te Uiat the clause In no way commits the Uniied Stateii to political ontangements or Involves a moo-al obllg-atlon to use foroe ov take siflefl. Such reaorv ition'-s might , or might not b« acoeptoble to the foreign powers who signed the treaty, but as a rule the ratification of a treruty does not necessarily recjuire waiting for other powers to 'put in reservations. By some consultation clause, too, the French might b» able to recede from their ixnnag-o iigures at this time and when once the naval limitation Is agreed upon, a deflt Rio a of American obligations under the consultation paragraph might not affect the ratification of the treaty by Prance. It is therefore considered probable here that some way will be found soon to reconcile the French viewpoint and that of th-fr other i aval powers. Ou the other hand, the Intimation now is that naval limitation ought to be worked out ftrst am 1 then a discussion begun aa to what itnpltod assurances might be derived rom a clause requiring not mutual awslfttance- but mutual consultation. The A-merlcan d ^egatton at the moment is unwilling to place itstolf In the position of nargainlng for a French recession by offering now a consultation treaty The theory of the consultation plan a th4t wlien once armament is ]lmlt-*t or reduced, all the naval powers should have a chance to revise upward or downward If any war clouds tnreaten.lt properly belongs in a naval treaty of long duration and It Is defirert that the ne\ treaty be made tor at leasit 10 years. While prese dispatches from abroad reflect foreign Minister Brland'a pessimism over the outcome of tho conference, this I« merely taken to mean here that lio has pursued the policy yt trying to get a separate treaty and, havlnp tailed on fchat, IH 'turning ^owaril 1 rcuiier Tartiiou to come in \vith a solution. The provision regarding consultation and reviaiio-n of armament may be the compromise. Lost City, Once Capital Of Island of Jamaica In the English island of Jamaica, Kingston Is the capital and chief city. But thla was no always so. Port Royal was the onl · city of Importance during tlio I«lani!'e early history, and it Is still fascinatingly Interesting. Hither came Spas Uh conqulatadorea, conquering Engli h sea-dogs, pirates and buccaneers \ ho brought euch vast treasure that Port Royal ^as one of the richest oiti is in the world. Two earthquaki s--one in 1692, another in 1907--pu' an end to all thla bj shaking many f the buildings into the «e«. When tlio surface of the bay ie emooth, lions? i may bo seen be- np.ith the ·w.Ui'i a lost city liko tho Atlantic LEf'S GO! SPRING TRADE Real Fight on Tariff Will Begin After the Senate Passes Its Bill By UHARI/BJS P. STEWART Central Press Staff Writer. ·WASHINGTON, March 14--Whence comes tr-e aotfi«n that the tariff flght will be over when the Senate paeaca the. tariff bill? Then !« when It will "begin. The roal fight will be between the Senate and the House of Representative*. The preliminaries, aUU In pro- gre4s, signify nothing In particular. Betting ou the main encounter's outcome Is about 50-50. A draw te a distinct possibility. That is to say, the two houses may fall to pet together. In other words, perhaps no bill at all will go through. For nearly a year Congreee has been struggling ·with lh- tariff. It to at laaet as Ilko- ly ae not that the struggle will end with tho tariff remaining Just aa It IB now. * * * Bogftnilng last spring, the supposition WPS that the tariff was to be changed principally for agriculture's benefit. The farmers complained that the protection enjoyed by the manutae- l.urei-6 had made prices high on everything agriculture has to pay for, but (hat they themselves were eo Inadequately protected that prices stayed low on everything they had to «ell. They wantd to be protected equally With' the industries, maybe not in ijulte tho same way, but somehow or ·other. This was what it was assumed the 71st Oongrose was going to attend to when if. mot In extra session in April, 1920, soon after President Hoover had been Inaugurated. * * · Tho Representatives promptly got busy, inaerauch fie theiva la the house in which all financial legislation 'JUIHI originate-. Tho result was far from what agriculture had expected. The Representatives did, indeed, in- creaae tariffs. They boosted them to the highest lovely over known in the world'ti history, but the advances almost nil were on manufactured products. Such advances ae agriculture did get were enoimously more than offset by the industrial Increases. True, the now farm Txard was created, to do what it could tor th« dtBtra«ed agrarians, However, In case 1he now board actually helped the farmers to make any more money, it was evident that the manufacturers' Increased tariff advantage would enable tho Industrial magnates to take It aw.iy from them In less than no time. * » » The assertion that tho tariff bill paaeeil by the ReiH'OHont ittves was 6omethlng (-earful and wonderful can hardly bo successfully disputed, considering that it ovon shocked some o£ the rnosl unmitigated old protectionists lu tho Senate, when IL arrived at their end of the Capitol building to be acted on. To be sure, big business aonvehow missed gaining control ol the Senate at the 1928 election. It sained control of the Houae of Representatives, and. for awhile it thought it was In control of the Senate also, but as to tho latter body one of, Its eo?e slipped somewhere, * * * Accordingly the Senators immediately begiiu taking the Representative*' bill apart and making it over again--decidedly less to the manufacture! ' Interest; decidedly more to agriculture's. Na'urally the Representativee' lead- ore, who framed the bill, have gone almost delirious with indignation as tlu^y watched thie perfoimance. It aifo nits tor thj amount of lowering tUo haw done uoncuruiug the tlnio tho Senate wa§ wasting. Tt i* t fact the job took considerable tlm , It wa« a long bill and nearly ever' line of it had been altert'd. Ilowfiver, doec U Htan-d to ; eaeon that tho Ropr«sentativiB wil ac- (juieBce tamely when tltc Dill gets back for them to exprese their o inion of? * * * Th» Raprenantai Ivos pasoed A bill to help manufaoturhig at agrici: ture'e ejtpei/ee. To Senator*!) plain y are preparing to pass a bill to he!; agriculture at manufacturing^ «xpi HBO. A conference committee, rep event- ing both houses, will have t take the two bills and uae If it can at ree on a compromise, It may euccoed and it may tot. The Representative*! certain ? will prefer the present law to the Senator's bill and tho Senators ce -tainly will prefer the present law o the Representatives' bill. ' DailM Lgnten PevoHon w Joy Throngh Herri*®,' Memory Vorse: "It Is more blessed to give than to receive," (Act 20:36). Eead. Acts 20: it2-3E,, MEDITATION To the Immature thita is n- neense. They have not yet iliecoveiad the mechanic* of joy. We mai much ueo of the phrase "getting a k ck" out 'of life. Those who uae a gua know that a "kick" 18 tho rebou id that cornea from the release of pentup energy. "A klcli out of life" Jaiee aa a part of a elrnllar proc«aB. 1 ae child jurnpe up and down and laug is. The student bnds to n problem s id finde joy In It. The loving hnart j ours Itself out joyfully. No man i i nappy for long in merely receiving things. It te nature's protest that h ) to not the center. Happy people a ~e thoae who pat tho center of life ouleide themselves. In spending, no la getting, in realising iheir no'alof t hidlen energiee, they find life's greatest and most endii'/lnjf happiness. PRAYER O God, we pray Thee that we may exercise this day the noblest capacities that Thou haa implanted within Tie, Give uu wisdom and courage to put Into dally practice our best thoughts and dispositions, and the thlngfi we most alncerely believe. Amen. Couldn't Find a Hangman From Bopulftr Biography So extremely popular wan the gy, poetic young Major Andre among- tbo Continental ofllcere, after, his capture In connection with the negotiation! with Benedict Arnold for the surrender of West Point, that Washington was beeleged with persona Interceding for him. But Washington remained firm. The man was a fipy and must luvng. JBvwn the men in tho ranks took Andrs's aide, and every «ne of hie technical enemle* was Actually hie friend. Still, Washington remained flrm. But it began to look, after a while, as though Washington, If be wanted Andre hanged, would have to do the job hlrnnelf; for, In spite of the large tee offered, nobody would volunteer to play executioner In this In- etamse. Wiien, at leaet, one man did consent to do the deed, he consented only on the provision that hia name be kept a strict secret. A huge crowd turned our. Andre atood on a wagon, smiling, the nose around hto'neck. The executioner waa wrapped from head to foot In a heavy cloak; for ad- j dltional precaution, he had hte face I blackened with burnt oork;, he was taking no chances it he were recognized he might later meet tho same fate ae Andre though lesfe officially. British Farmers Worried. LONDON, March 14.--Falling wheat prices in the United States and Canada a/e being watched with anxiety b£ British, farmers, the London Dolly Mail said today. The Old Time Vet Sy Joseph IMxcm. More Than Half of Students of Age Limit Are Now Actually Enrolled in High School Abe M#rtir, Women a i e gr'al things a n ' kiss w l i n n t h o y meet a a l t o r they sritarati? "Plpj.su blr, inav T n.ivo a g o i n ' tn K\\ n i i i i i l t i l ' ' -.lit! Ji-.v s W M ' H O U t .1 t l l . ) t l i e nit t They ''UK ,' Icnouk ilae'' I'm ell Hluk- iltt'. The Vets' Association Is of B. and O. creation, Wliwe we live lite ovor ag-a,ln-- A Jolly set. We look buck along the trail, Tell our experience on the ra,l\, Whon we meet with tho old Unio Vet. When w« moot H 1* a treat, All our t t o u b l e * we forget. With our engine, cal and train, Go railroading again, When wo meet With th» old time Vet. There Is alvrjuys something new, WUth thla twenty-year-old crew. Some t h i n g s Wo never will forget. Wo wilt talk about our thrill*, Our fust run do-wn the htlU, Whan Ti'e meot with tho Old tl«»» Vet. You wilt learn of this ol3.creW, OJ hardships you never knew. New, to you, When by hand die brakes were set. You will got some gooJ advice, W i t h o u t favor, without price, Whou j ou meet with Uie old time Vert. 'Twill b» B. progressive day for you. When you join with hia old crew. They will tell you, 'Tla one you never will r»gret, Thoy tak« you back along 1 th» trail. Where dang-er did prevail, When you meet with tho old tlino Vet. You will find It safe today, As j'OLi pass along Iho way Night or day. Danger signals always sat Going back along? the trail, N o t © the changes on the rail, When you meat with tho old tiraei Vef. When too old to work tor wage, Tho B, am] U. has a pension age H' p r u d e n t , 'Twill keep you free from debt Praise the B and O , Where o v e r yo-i go. t)« a loyul old time Vet Mora t h a n 50 per cent of the ntu- Jenl« of high school age In lie United States today aro actually attending those uclwJK)!*). Thtifl*. fikurrts acquire an additional Interact \\jhen compared with UIMO ot 10 years jago, when such ai tendance was hut 30 per cent., and will tho.sa of 20 yenre ugo when It was only about 10 per cMit. Theae faotw are set out by the United States Offlc« of Education in a statement in which It traci« the ro- lattrlnable Bi'owlh of high pchool at- tondanco during rcr.onL yeaie. The ftrsl, public high school, it saya wao organized in 1821, but tills typo of school enrolled only about 10 per oent of the children of hlt.h school ngo until 1905 or 1900, \\ Ithin the next 10 years another 10 per cent were enrolled; and wnen a century had paesed--1921--the 30 per cent mark waa reached. Although no general census has been taken in Ghls country tince 1820, a careful efltltnate indicates 40 pel- cent ot the children o£ agen 15, 16, 17 and 18 were enrolled in public high schools about 1923, and 60 per cent la 1028, The rapid growth which waa experienced between 1015 and 1»25 8«oin« to be followed by a period of growth that Is decJdedlr e lower; «o much so, that It Is difficult to forecast how soon an additional 10 per cent of the children of high echool age will be enrolled in public high ;)choolH. According to the Office of Kduca- tlou, in 1927-28, there w-sre 18,116 public high schools, white aad colored, reporting, In reeponee to e. Questionnaire, an enrollment of 4,217,318 pupils--2,028,722 bora anU 2,188,591 girls. Enrollment 'by subject la pablic high 8ChooI« bam been collected at intervals eincc 1890. During that year, data were collected elowing enrollments In nine «ubject«: Latin, Greek, French, German, algebra, geometry, phy«ica, chemistry, and general htetory. The expansion of the high echool program enables high echoolu now to report enr)llment« in about 250 different subject.!. The average number of ptipila per school ontxilled In 18,11(5 public hiph sclioole l/i 1.928 WIIH 233 In J u n i o r hlgli scbKlH tho average wne 69S, in junior-senior schools, HOB; in enlor eChoolK, 770; tiiul in regular high schools, 184. Schoote with an pitroll- ment of fewer than 50 pupils row* prteed 80.4 per cent of the total number of HchoolH reporting, and they enrolled less than four por cent ol the pupils in public high schools. In 192S the public high «chool« graduated 474,738 pupils--210,916 Iwys and 2G3.B20 girls. In regular high echools, 30.2 per cent of the graduates went to college and 13.3 per cent to some other Ineti- tutlon after graduation. In reorganized high schools 31.2 per cent went to college and 10.3 per cent (o some ether in«tltullon after graduation. In every group a higher percentage of boys than ot g!rln went to college, and a higher percentage of girls thau of boys went to ftome other Instltu- tlone. *uch a* normal schools and commercial echoolfl. In the 18,118 public high schools reporting, 182,037 teachers aro employed, or one teacher for each *!3.1 pupils enrolled. Custom of Blessing Brittany Fishing Fleets lyectures, concert* and a grend bail were preliminary celebrations in the town of St. Malo last week to the sailing ot the Brittany flghlng fleet 0:1 it8 1,200 mile voyage to Newfoundland, a correspondent of Time reports, Juet before the actual departure, says Time, Cardinal Charoat, Archbishop of Rennes, performed bin annual function of sprinkling Holy Water on the boata, Meeting the, crews; Each of the fleet of about 75 boats hae a crew of from SO to CO, remains away about a year. Despite precautions, each year half a dozen boats are lost, all hand« drowned. Oodflabing la Newfoundland'* biggest industry. Use Ctesgtfted Ads. Results quickly follow. Tuesday, March 18 JEBn* »b9wt TVwrr Feet--JW fhar/je Tour foot trouble may be the remit of one or move of · dozen different cavaee. Only an expert analyeisof yourfoet will tell. To give yon the benefit of die highest akiU obtainable, «re have arranged with. Dr. Wm. M. Scholl, internationally funout Foot Authority, to hare on Expert of hi* #taff at our More oa Che abox« date. He will make a scientific analysis of your feet; develop print* which reveal the exact nature of your ailment, and show you what you need to get quick and permanent relief. Att thit without cost toyou or obligation to buy anytiungt Remember tho date and be sure to TIHED, ACHING FCETt DC. ·tan Hooper Long Our New Spring Line in Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Dept. Now Being Shown at Our Stores The line of ladies' and misses' dresses is thfe finest we have ever shown.. They range in price from $8.75 to $5.00 in silkij, rayons, flannels and wash materials. Another complete line in all materials--variety of patterns--at $9.75.' The $15.75 line includes the'most remarkable array of material 3, patterns and styles that we have ever shown. All shses--juniors, misses, ladies, including half sizes. ' ' ' Another group from the best garment builders In New York City--prices $29.50, $32,50, $39.50, $42.50 and $5!.50. We are also showing a complete line of afterrioon and evening gowns, including graduation dresses. COATS, ENSEMBLES AND JACKET SUITS-from $16.50 to $69.50. HATS Our childien's, misses' and ladies' hat line this year is larger and better than ever before. The price range will surprise you. We can show you hats from $2.25 to $12.00 . Children's huts from 75c up. Additional shipments arriving daily. See our nearest store for schedule of this line. Union Supply Co. 'Sixty Stores in Nine Counties of Pennsylvania. H

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