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Second Part Pages 9 to 16 VOL. 37, NO. 114. CONNELLSVILLE, PA., S A T U R D A Y JEYKN1NC, MARCH 1!5, 19SO. SIXTEEN PAGES. HIGH SCHOOL VOCAL GROUPS PLAN CONTESTS Many creditable vocal ensembles in Pennsylvania high schools arc now rehearsing for content performance in 60 counties during March. These groups are girls' trios, boys' quartets, mixed quartets, mixed double quartets, girls' ensemble's and mixed ensembles. Ench year hundreds of high schools in Pennsylvania and thousands in other states engage in springtime competitions with music and speech groups, Tiie Pennsylvania program is one of. the largest Radio Information At a Glance Fight Flames Near Ferguson TONIGHT in the Nation aud is known as the Pennsylvania Forensic and Music League. The executive office of the league is at the University of Pittsburgh. Those ensembles which receive first honors in the county contests qualify for further paiticipation i n ! the inter-county or district meets. These will be held early in April at Franklin, Clarion. California, Lock Haven, State College, "Wilkes-Barrc, Northampton and Upper Darby. DUNBAR, 2r.--Volunteer ,'ircmcn were called to Ferguson Hoi- i low about 2.15 o'clock Friday after- ! noon for a forest fire. A fire cic-.v 1 led by Harry Stroud, with 12 members and other volunteers, worked until about 5:30 o'clock before the flames were undci contiol. The lorcst burned covered about 35 acres . and extended down to Franklin t Cemetery. i Mission Opens Sunday. Mission services Will open at St.' AloyMus Church Sunday morning with Rev. James McCann of Pittsburgh in clMi^e. They will continue First honors al the distnct meeting ! ovor - v *'' " n t i l Sundiiy ' A1! ? ril . ~ ThL permit the ensembles receiving this UoUVS ot ihe scrvlccs w " bc an attainment to enter the 12th annual final State contests of the league ;it Norriitown April 28 and 2D. Previ- | '" ous Sate contests* have been held at Fittsburgn, Karrisburg, Philadelphia.! .,, . . . . , , , ( » - , , i, i ( u r l l°° n ^\, S "n b "°j f , J ° h " S '°r"' Ol ' i mi SS s.on,Tcld' thVl'^t 'three davs M H- ^'f' ,° uncl GrOV ° C : ty ; the past v.eek, will attend Holv Com_ High schools winning State honors ', g d . momi A1 j mcn ,. \VOAE--1221 KC. G:()p--Bob Ciosby's Orch. 6-15--Evening News. U:'J5--Musicale Inteiludc. 6:30--Gray Gordan's Orch. 6:45--News. 7:00--To be announced. 7:30--Lives of Great Mcn. 7:4,"j--Inside of Sports. 8:00--Tommy Rigtfs and Betty. 8:30--Ava'.on Time. 0:00--Vox Pop 9:30--Hall of Fun. 10:00--In,i Hae Hutton's Orch. 10:30--Sterling Young's Orch. 11:00--News Parade. 11:10--Joe Rines' Orch. 11:30--Horace Hc:dt's Orch. 12:00--Bprnk'Cummir.s' Orch. 12:30--Ornn Tucker's Orch. 1:00--.lack's Orch. 1:30--Joe Hc'ichman's Orch. KDKA-- 980 KC. 6:00 -- News; Sports; Weather Temperature. 6:05 -- Your Movie Magazine of the Air. 6:15 -- Manuel Cimtnues' Orch. 6:30 -- Rcnfre of the Mounted. 7.00 -- Message ol Israel. 7:30- -Qucslio-3 Bee. 8:00 -- Don llirsch News. 8:15 -- Ruby Newman'h Oich. 8.30 -- You Don't Say. 9:00 -- National Barn Onnce. 10:00 -- Symphony Concert. 11:30 -- News; Weather: Tcmpertaurc ll:4."i -- Ri:.-.s Mmg.m's Orch. 12:00 -- Chick Webb's Orch 12:30 -- Far Nnrth Broadcu?'.. VVJAS--1200 KC. 6:05--On With the- Dance. 6:10--News ol the Wovld. 6-30--Saturday Swing. 7:00--Americans at Work. 7:30--Joe E. Brown., 8:00--Johnny Presents. 8:30--Professor Quiz. 9:00--Honolulu Bound. 9-30--Saturday Night Serenjiders. 10:00--Your Hit Parade. 10.45--Capitol Opinions. 11:00--News With Ken Hildcbrand. 11:15--Oz7i Nelson's Orch. j 11-30--Charles Bnum's Orch. nounced at all masses tomorrow, j Member* of the parish a 1 .e requested; '.o take an active interest in the serv- Father McCnnn will give ;i SUNDAY ensemble events in recent j ecin niciudo from lorge ,md smr.ll tou ns in all purls of Pennsylvania: "West.inghoi.ibc and Oliver in Pittsburgh, Sunbury. Xnox, Huntingdon, Hanover, Clairton, Monongiihehi, Taventum, Brownsville, Lower Merion at Ardmore, Norristown, Dale borough in Johnstown, Kerns Cny, Leeisdale, Washington, Grove City, Etna, Crafton, Sharon, California. McKeesport, Ir\vin, Pottsville, Du- Sois and Coutesvillc. This year two oC the ensembles will sing us required numbers compositions by two Pennsylvania composers, Prof. Richard Grant and Morton J. Luvaas of Pennsylvania Slate and Allegheny colleges. In addition, they will pKiy other compositions as selected numbers. By means of the league's program, which includes 40 other music and seven speech events for large instrumental and vocal groups, and solos, many young people receive encouragement and iccogni- tion in their work. The vocal en-' sembles are excellent cxhibilory features of high school music. The en- Lire progrcm is directed by the extension division of the University of Pittsburgh, Mrs. William Miller Dies. Mrs. Anna M. Miller, 51, wife of William Miller of Vestaburg, died Wednesday afternoon at her home there. She leaves six children, one brother and three sisters, including Mrs. George Echman of Scottdale. The funeral mass was held Friday morning in St. Michael's Church at Frederic!;town in charge of Rev. John Grcshner. Interment followed in St. Joseph's Cemcteiy at Mount Pleasant. Cheat Uiver Test Borings. PITTSBURGH, Mar. 25.--Army engineers announced test borings are leing rnadc for a possible flood control and power dam at the headquarters of the Cheat River, a mile ipstream from Rowlesburg, W. Va. bers of the Ladies Altar and Rosniy socities are n^ked to attend Holy Communion in a body at tile 8:3U m; *-.-. Slides at Baptist Church. Sunday evening at the Baplut Church there will be slides and a lecture on the subject, "Christ's La^t , Week," hy the pastor, Rev. Floyd f Reed. The service will be held ir. conjunction with B. Y. P. U. A l l wishing to see tiie slides arc urged to , be present at 7:15 o'clock. The lee- j lure wiil include the passion, cruel-] 'ixion and resurrection of Christ. [ Rev. Reed extends an invitation to everybody to attend. j Memorial Service. A memorial service will be held', Sunday at the Methodist Protestant' Church in memory of John Speight.! It is the t h u d in a series of M e - ! morial services. · Other Hems of Interest. Mrs. Joseph Panone was a Thurs- , day visitor at the home of Mr. and j Mrs. James Taylor oi ConnclKville. [ Cecil Smith was a business caller | in Unioniown Wednesday. Mrs. Kayrnond Hardy and Mrs. John Stannis visited Mrs. Hazel M u r ray of Blackslone road, Conncllsville, Friday evening. Albert Bell of Blacksville, W. Va., was a business caller Wednesday. Mrs. Wesley Smith is ill at her home. Mr. and Mrs. James Heed were in Uniontown Thursday. Miss Pearl Miller, a student nurse of Murgantown, W. Va., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller, Friday. Miss Marquerite Weimer ot Connellsville was a Thursday evening caller. WCAE 8:00--Organ Recital. 8:30--Four Showman Quartet. 8:4,"}--Aniii'al News Club. 9:00--Phyllis Morton. 9:15--Tom Teni^. 9:30--Gr.mdp.i und Snuggms. 10:00--Ft.idio Pulpit. IO::iO--Mi;*-'c Find American Youtna. 11:00--Roricf Shalom TVmpto- 12:00--MU* ic for Moderns. 1*J:30--University of Crncago Round Tabl-.;,n Hour 3:30--Kenncll Tirre. 1:45--Si.nd. y KC-A ] li:00--Sundny Dinner ,it A u r t Fan- ; mc'i'. 2:30--Harry M r K i n l c j . 2:45--Fables in Verpp. 3:00--Sunday Drivers. 3-.;iO--MMwtt: Melodiirs. 3:45--Bob Beck IT. 4:0(J---We the Wive*. ·1-30--The World Is Yours. 5:00--Saturday Afternoon m Rosedale. 5:30--Spelling Boe. 6:00--Catholic Hour. G:30--Show ot the Week. 7:UO--Jack Benny. 7:30--Band Wagon. 8:00--All Star Show. 0:00--Manhattan Meiry Go Round.! 0:30--American Album of Music. 10:00--The Circle 11:00--News. 11 ;05--Johnny Messner's Orch. 11:30--Charlie BeirncU*' Orcb 12:00--Cuit Hcucke's Orch. 12:30--Bob Crosby's Orch. Miss Wilkey Plays. Miss Florence Wilkey presented the first of a series of programs Thursday over station WMBS. The program is entitled "Your Marimba Favorites and Mine." Henry Rulli provided piano accompaniment. Study of Sfarches Reveals Variations Dr. Clendenmg Discusses Chemical Factors That Govern Digestibility and Absorption By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D. IMPORTANT practical work, checked by scientific standards, is being 1 done on the value of various foodstuffs and methods of cooking them as it affects their digestibility. There is a common belief that imported starches, such as arrowroot, tapioca and sapo, because of their greater digestibility, are superior to the domestically-produced starches derived from our own corn, ·wheat and rice grains. The work of Day on the digestibility of cooked starches from various sources indicates that the factors influencing digestibility arc Dr. Clendening will answer questions of general interest only, and then only through his column. «ubst3nccs known as rose and blue amylof.e. In the course of cooking " apparently rose amylosc is changed to blue amylose. This is the chemical change Uiat makes cooked starches more readily digested and absorbed. There is more rose amylose in wheat, corn, rice and barley starches and relatively little in potato, arrowroot, tapioca and sago. Takes Two Hours It requirus about two hours to change the rose amylose into blue amylosc so a shorter cooking time as required to render potaw, arrowroot, tapioca and sago digestible. However, the difference is more theoretical than real bi'ca\i.-*c the greater appetizing cfTect oC cooked corn find cvrcul utfwN the question «f cooking time. Other experiments in which not only the length of time it took for digestion in the stomach to occur hot nlao intestinal digestion and absorption, would indicate that corn, ·wheat and rice flours are more completely digested Lhan potato and the other starches noted. The most ropidly-abnorbed starch of all is the simple sugar, glucose, and, according to A. C. Roberts, who made "a study o.f the speed absorption of glucose," it enters the blood stream much more rapidly than any other type of carbohydrate and as an energy food would thus be the most efficient oi all. In cases where there is a sensitive digestive tract, in convalescent and other states, the exhibition o£ glucose as an energizer has good theoretical reasons for its use. In any such considerations the study should take into account not only the food itself but also the consumer, and the state of mind and physical health of the human individual is just as important as the food itself. For a healthy individual we may assume that any vegetable starch cooked to his taste will be as efficient as any other, but these studies do indicate that the popularity of the potato and of corn has some sort of experimental scientific basis. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS KDKA 8:00--Tr,iils of Happiness. to On a Bus. String Quarto:. 10:30--Aloha Time. 10:45--Music ot Today. 11.00--Firi-t U. P. Chun.!:. 12:00--U.idio IMy Mu«.c Hall 1:00--Great f'laj'. 2:00--M.ifTic Key ot HCA S-.OO--Aunco Band. 3:30--FrstAal of Music. 4.00--rootr.otes on famous Feet. 4:15--Concert Hall. 4:30--Vesper--Shadyside Church. 5:00--Metropolitan Auditions. 5.30--To !c announced. 5.45--Chatlcs S i r i i s . 6 00--Music Please. 6:15--Sunday .Newspaper of the Air. 6:30--A Tale of Today. 7:00--New Yoik World Fair Pro- Cli??lcs. 7:30--Scth Parker. R'OO--Out ot the West. 8:30--Sw ng So re« 9:00--Hollywood Playhouse. 9:30--Waller Winchcll. 9:45--Irene Rich. 10:00--Romance and Rhjthm. 10:30--Cheerio. 11:00--Music: nc'.vs. 31:15--Missionary Broadcast. 12:00--Glen Miller's O:ch. 12:30--Herbie Kay's Orch. WJAS 9:00--St. Patrick's Church. !0:00--Church of the Air. 10:30--Aubadc for Strings. 11:00--Firs; English Lutheran Church 12'00--Major Bowes' Capitol Family. 12:30--Music from Italy. 1:00--Church ot the Air. 1:30--Salute to New York World's Fair. 2:00--Americans All. 2:30--Words Without Music. 3:00--Pittsburgh Amateur Hour. 4 00--Rev. Charles E. Coughlin. 5:00--Today's Program. 5:05--St. Louis Blues. 5:30--Ben Bernie's Orch. 6:00--The Silver Theatre. 6:30--Gateway to Hollywood. 7:00--People's Platform. 7,30--Screen Guild. 8:00--This is New York. 9.00--Ford Sunday Evening Hour. 10:00--Melody and Madness. 10:30--KaJtenborn Comments. 10:45--Capital Opinions. 11:00--Art Giles' Orch. 11:30---Archje Bieyer's Orch. HIGHEST LIVING STANDARD SINCE 7929 /S FORECAST WanS-ed for Murder JOHN HENRY HOWLAND J. Edgar Hoover, chief ot the G- me.M, hn made a Nation-wide police contact m an effort to apprehend John Henry Howland. alias Juan Enrique, John Holland, A. J. King and JIMI Yanrcy. 25, who laces a charge of murder. Howl, :id is ch.uficd v. ith a violation of the Federal u n l a w f u l flight to avoid prosecution statute in Con- rord. N. li., and a (hargc of murder in connection with the death of Miss Maude Home in that state. MONDAY J. L.: "I would like some information on neuralgia. Wiiat is the cause of neuralgia? Would it afTect the entire side of one's head, causing headache, making the eye ex- tromely sore, sore cheek bones, sore teeth?" Answer--What you are describing ia probably tic-douloureux, or trigeminal neuralgia. Probably the best treatment Tor this is injection of the nerve, which cnn be done by an experienced phf.sician. The use of trichlorethykMiL', which is a volatile liquid, by inhalation has IICLTI successful in many cases. EDITOR'S MOTE: Scvsn pampUeta by Dr. Clentlt-nine can nmr lie ubtnint-d by aendhiK lu cent* in com, tor ouch, and u ai'lr-i\!iirt=]s«i *nvflupe nl»n-,ii«l with B Uirw-cfiil dump, to Dr. Lopun Clemlcii- init, in ?urc of IhK iiiiper. Tha patniihlrU lire: "Thro* W«ka' Ri-ducmc nicl". "ln- diccstion Antf Constipation", "Kjwluur.i: »nd Gaining". "Infant Kocdinc '. "Instructions for the Treatment, ol Diabr'cfl", "I'Vmininc Hycienn" unri 'The Ore r*t t h - n«ir »7iti Sfcin." WCAE 7:00--Morning Express. 8:00--News. 8:'io--Today's Almanac. 8:30--Do You Remember. 8:45--Hits and Encores. 9 00--Jean. Abbey. 9:15--Gems of Melody. 9:30--Band Goes to Town 9:45--Musical Mirror. 10:00--Central City. 10:15--John's Other Wife. 10:30--Just Plain Bill. 10-.45--Womun in White. 11:00--David Ilarurn, 11:15--Lorenzo Jones. 11:30--Young Widow Brown. 11:45--Hoac. ol Lj£e. 12:00--News. 12:10--Melodies. 12:15--Tiie O'Noiili. 12:30--Carters ol Elm Street. 12:45--Singin' Sam. 1:00--Musical Caravan. 1:15--Bernie Cummins' Orch. 1:30--Melody Jewell Box. 1:45--Voice o£ Experience. 2:00--Elinor Sherry. 2:15--Polly Entertains. 2:30--Pauline Alpcrl. 2:45--Utility Hall. 3:00--Mary Marlin. 3:15--Ma Perkins. 3:30--Pepper Young's r amily. :45--Gu'ding Light. 4:00--Backstage Wife. 4:15--Stclln Dallas. 4:30--Vic and Sade. 4:43--Girl Alone. 5:00--Dick Tracy. 5:15--Your Family Mine. 5:30--Jack Armstrong. 5:45--Orphan Annie. 6:00--Science in the tCe\vs. 6:15--Evening News. ":25--Sport;. 0:30--Tiie Nov.s on Parade. G:45--Del Courtney's Orch. 7:00--Amos and Andy. 7:15--To be announced. 7:30--Big Swing. 8:00--Al Pearcc and Ilis Gang. 8:30--Richaid Crooks. fl:00--Hour of Charm. 0:30--Eddie IJuclvn. 10:00--Contented Hour 1D:30--Pittsburgh Pl-iyhoune. 11:00--New Parade 11:10---Musieiil liil'Mluclc 11:15--Eddy Roger? Orcli. 11:30--Rub Newman 1 ? Orch. 12:00--Sammy Kaye's Orch. 12:30--Bob Crosby's Orch. 1:00--Bernie Cummins' Orch. KDKA C:30 -- Organ Reveries. 0:45-- Farm Markets. 7:00 -- Musical Cloclc. 7:15 -- Western Trails. 7:30 -- Musical Clock. 8:00-- News. 8:05 -- Musical Clock. 8:15 -- Dr. Sunshine. 8:30-- Musical Clock. .0:00 -- Shopping Circle. 9:15 -- Linda's First Love. 9:30-- The Editor's Daughter. 9:45 -- Gospel Singer. 10:00-- Melody Time. 10:15 -- Jane Ardcn. I WJAS 7:30--Musicale. 8:00--News. 8:15--Marjoric Stewart. 8:30--Musical Revue. 8:45--Cheerie Melodies. 8:55--Today's Programs. 9:00--Richard Maxwell. 9:15--Manhattan Mother. 8:30--Joyce Jordan. 9:45--Bachelor's Children. 10:00--Young Dr. Malor.e. 10:15--Myrt and Marge. 10:30--Hilltop House. 10:45--The Stepmother. 11:00--Volkwein's Musicale. 1 0:30 -- Manhatlanites. 10:45-- Houseboat Hannah. 11:00 -- Mary Marlin. 11:15-- Vic and Sade. 11:30 -- Pepper Young's Family. 11:45-- Getting the Most Out ol Life. 12:00 -- News, Weather; Temp. 12:15 -- Hosey Bits. 12:30 -- National Farm Home Hour. 1:15 -- Farm Radio News. 1:30 -- Women in the News. 1:45 -- Happy GUmans. 2:00-- Betty and Bob. 2:15 -- Arnold Grimm's Daughter. 2:30-- Valiant Lady. 2:45-- Hymns o£ All Churches. 3:00-- KDKA Home Forum. 3-30 -- Tea Time Tunes. 4:00-- Club Matinee. 5:00 -- Rakov's Oich. 5:15 -- Terry and the Pirates. 5:30 -- Don Winslow o£ the Navy. 5:45-- Tom Mix Straight Shooters. 0:00-- News, Sports. 6:06 -- You Movm Magazine of the Air. G:15 -- Manuel Contrares 1 Orch. 0:30 -- Music -- Sports. C:45-- Lov.-cl T:iomas. 7:00 -- Orphans o£ Divorce. 7:30-- Way Back When. 7:45 -- Merry Music. 8:00 -- Carson Robinson and His Buckaroos. 0:30 -- Those We Love. 9-00 -- Bernie Armstrong at the Organ 9.30 -- Westminster Choir. 10:00-- True Or False. 10:30-- National Radio Forum. 11:00-- News. Weather, Temp. 11:15-- The Music You Want. 12:00-- Al Kiivclm's Orch. 12:15 -- New Penn Orch. 12:30-- Erskine Ilawkin's Oruh. D 11:15--Scattergood Baines. 11:30--Big Sister. 11:45--Aunt Jenny's Real L i t e Stories. 12:00--Mary Margaret McBride. 12:15--Her Plonor, Nancy James. 12:30--News of the World. 12:45--Our Gal Sunday. 1:00--The Goldbergs. 1:15--Life Can Be Beautiful. 1:30--Road of Life. 1:45--This Day Is Ours. 2:00--Doe Hartley's Daughters. 2:15--The Life and Love of Susan. 2:30--American School of the Air 3:00--Curtis Institute. 4:00--Ruth Carhart. 4:15--Today's Programs. 4:20--Not So Long Ago. 4:45--Nan Wynr.. 5:00--Music Restoration. 5:15--Howie Wing. 5:30--Baron Elliott's Orch. 6:05--Rhythm Roundup. 6:15--News ol the World. 6:30--Bob Trout. G:4D--Talk of the Town. 7:00--County Seal. 7:13--Lum and Abner. ' 7:30--Eddie Cantor. 8:00--Howard and Shelton. 8:30--Model Minstrels. 9:00--Lux Theatre. 10:00--Guy Lombardo's Orch. 10:30--We, the Jury. 10:45--Musical Revue. 11:00--News with Ken Hildebrand. 11:15--Sammy Kaye's Orch. U :.?(!-- Cab Galloway's Orch. 12:00--Clyde Lucas' Orch. PARADISE PARADISE, Mar. '25.--Rev. A. M. Gahagan was nt Hynciman Sunday vherc he attended the funeral scrv- cc. Quite a number ot folks from his place attended the funeral serv- cc for Mrs, Maria Kent held in the Church o£ the Brethren Wednesday afternoon. Over Sunday guests with Mr. and Mrs. John Morris were Mr. and Mr?, j Sugene Baker and son Eugene, and Miss Margaret Morris of Greensburg. Mr. and Mrs. Dona'.d DeBolt and family, formerly of Connellsville, lave n:oved into this neigaboihood. Miss Detty Ritenour has beer, spending the past two weeks at the no of her brother, Brooks Kite- Hour, at Wooddnlo. A son was bom Lo Mr. and Mrs. Frank Herr.minger Sunday. There arc now three boys in the family. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Nelson visited with friends in Somerset Sunday. Miss Mnry Kokc spent Suday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Echard at Wooddale. Recent guests with. Miss Mary Hoke were Mrs. E. E. Berg, son Ernest Berg, Mrs. E. R. Whetsei and Mrs. R. B. Freed, oil of Mount Pleasant, and Mrs. Ruth Harcom of Donegal. Miss Mirna Hosely and Merrilt Allen Dolmi visited w i t h Iden Armel of Iron Bridge, this week. Mrs. Gcoi£e Freeman, daughters, Virginia and Mi. Joseph Lasher, were recent guests of friends Youngwood. ' NEW YORK, Ma.'. 25.--Possibly | tiie best "standard of living" for regularly-employed American wage- earners since 1929 was forecast for this year by some economics on the oasis o£ latest income and. living cost data. Secretary of Commerce Harry Hopkins at mid-week: predicted the National income this year may rise fiom $0,000,000,000 to $8,000,000,000 over 1938 which would lift the 1938 figure to between 570,000,000,000 and S72,000,00l!,000. Such a National income wouid be only 10 to 12 per cent under the $81,000,000,000 peak figure for 1928. On the other hand, the National Industrial Conference Board, a research organization supported by contributions from private industry, reported the average cost of living in the United Slates at the moment is about 17 per cent under 1929. In other words if the National income for 1939 comes within 10 to 12 per cent of the peak 1929 period and the dollar continues to buy around 17 per cent more than it did 10 years ago. it appears the average working man should end up with more "purchasing power" in his pocket unless living costs rise sharply. Of the average wage earner's dollar, around 35 cents goes for food, 20 cents for housing, 12 cents for clothing, five cents for fuel and, light and 30 ccr.ts for sundries. Clothing prices currently are about 73.7 per cent o£ the 1929 level, food prices 74.1 per cent, fuel and light 92 per cent, housing costs 93.7 per cent and sundries 97.1 per cent. II living costs show no rise, economists point out, the sum of 85 cents :n wage earner's pocket should continue to buy as much of the essential necessities of life as a dollar did 10 years ago. Cornelius Bowmasier Dies at Meyersdaie Special lo The Courier. MEYERSDALE, Mar. 25.--Cornelius J. Bowmastev, 71, retired businessman, died Wednesday afternoon at his home at 223 Broadway, after an illness of several months of complications. A lifelong resident of Meyersdaie, he was born December 8, 1867, a son o£ Andrew and Mollie Schmidt Bowmaster. For a number of years he was associated with George Siehl in the hardware business here, later being identified with the Somerset Telephone Company. He was a member of Meyersdaie I. O. O. F. and was an elder ir. Amity Evangelical and Reformed Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Minnie Siehl Bowmaster; these children, Harry of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Ralph. Mrs. Robert Spence and Mrs. Howard Griffin of Detroit, Mich., Miss Margaret o£ Meyersdaie, Miss Mabel of Uniontown and Miss Naomi, a teacher in the high school at Newell, W. Va.: and one brother, Frank, of Johnstown. You and Your irs Wooing Witha Wedding Ring: By HABLEY L. LUTZ Professor of Public Finance, Princeton Vniversily Move to Evict Priest Begun Cb'LCAN, Mich. Mar. 25.--Bishop Joseph Pl.TKjns of the Rlarquettc dioce.v began c\ .rlion prc feeding^ against IZi'v. S.mon TJurkowiki, pick- clod pik~.l nf SI ll,irb:ir:i's C.ilholic ChuiYh hi re, ;i;id a I'.tctinn of the v. hid. has prevented services in the church for eight years. At (he bishop's request, Circuit Judge Frank A. Bell issued on order directing F,,lhur B o i k o U h U i and 35 pickets to show cause at Marquettc A p r i l 4 why | hi'} -hurld not be evicted from the pionnly. Falsified Public Records in Large Job-Selling Ploi By United Press LOS ANGELES, M.-.l. 25. -- Joe Shaw, brnlhtr of a rocnllecl Los Angeles nir.ynr. and W i l l i a m Cor- macii. an .illy, faced long prison sentences K.rlay tor f a l s i f y i n g public iccorck in a city job-selling scheme. They were com icted by n superior court ,ury of. 03 cnunls, each one carrying a penalty o! one lo 14 years' : mprisonrnent. They will be sentenced Monday. It was digged t h a t hundreds of .ipplican's for jobs or piomotions in (ho police and lire departments found their only course was in "paying-ofl" the "bosses 1 ' to get favorable ratings on the Civil Service lists. Glenn Gravatt, civil service manager, said Shaw warned him to "play ball with tiie administration" and juggle the Civil Service grades "or else be kicked out." Guy Kuykcndall, a retired fire battalion ch.ef, testified he collected hundreds of dollars in pay-offs from applicants and turned over the money in the J937 campaign fund of former | Mayor Frank Shaw. | Joe Shaw is a letired naval l i e u - ' tenant. lie became the mayor's secretary and alleged "power benir.d the Ihrone" upon his brother's election in 1933. The Shaw administration was recalled a year ago after two police oflicers were convicted of bombing an Admmihtuition crit.c. "It looks like a new day for Los Angeles,' he said. The conciliatory attitude toward private enterprise that has suddenly appeared in Washington is as pathetic as it is belated. The country is ashed to believe that it has only just now been disc o v e r e d t h a t t h e r e are, or may be, governmental policies that have been hampering business a c t i v i t y and discouraging that degree of private en- terpnsc which is essential to broad economic recovery. Since every one else has been fully and painfully aware of these conditions for some years, it is most surprising that the administration is only now making the discovery. For example, the Secretary of the Treasury, at a recent press conference, expressed the hope that Congress "will take a careful look at the tax law and see if there are any deterrents which are holding back business and business men Irom making future commitments." Just what did he mean by this statement? He declined to give an opinion as to what deterrents the tax law might contain. This Js not a constructive attitude, although it was announced on the following day that the Treasury would cooperate with the Ways and Means Committee in a study of the tax law. But the passage quoted above also implies that the Treasury is not aware of any business deterrents in the tax law, for it is suggested that Congress should assume the responsibility of finding them. As a matter of fact. Congress will not need to do any care- f u l looking at the tax law to discover what is wrong. A casual glance will s.itlice. If Congress will listen to the taxpayers for o while, instead oC to tVic Treasury, it will discover what is wrong without even looking at the ta.\ lav;. A'. Lhc same press conference, Mr. Mu/genthau was reported as urging that business men drop their "What's the use" attitude and take normal business risks. But he did not say that the government was ready to drop its tax attitude of "Heads 1 win, tails you lose." Now. in all seriousness, it is proper to ask just what high government officials can hope to gain by such moralizing, when there is no evidence that the government is ready to admit its o-wn terrible mistakes and no evidence of any intention to take steps to correct them. The answer is that nothing whatever can be accomplished, regardless ol what may be expected. The much-advertised, and over- avertised, speech ol Mr. Hopkins, out ir. Iowa, was long on sentiments of goodwill and cooperation, but exceedingly short on specific commitments that are essential if these professions of a new spirit are to be taken seriously. Indeed, il the Hopkins speech be stripped ol its platitudes about democracy and confidence and free enterprise and larger national income, there would be very little left It certainly contains nothing which any one can tie to as a constructive program for enlarging production and reducing unemployment. In one respect, these protestations ol a change of heart may be accepted as sincere, for nothing is more sincere than the efforts ol a politician who finds himself at the tail instead oJ at the head ol the procession to set out in front again. But the people will need, and they will aslc for. something far more definite than pious declarations. 1C they are wise they will ask for "cash on the barrel- head" in the form ol definite legislation to repeal some mistakes and correct others. This is the simple and obvious way ol dispelling doubt and fear, and ol convincing the business world that the government means business in these vows of devotion to private enterprise. Until an adequate legislative program ol this son is well on the way, there is nothing to prove that government means to do the right think by ojr Nell. Hence it will be as well to keep the shotgun handy, in case this romance bclweeu government and business, which has blossomed so suddenly and fervently, should turn out to be no more than romance, with desertion and nonsupport at the end ol the trail in 1940. (Address questions to the author, care of this newspaper)

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