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PAGE EIGHT THE LOCK HAVEN EXPRESS. LOCK HAVEN*, PA. •SATURDAY. JUXE 13.1?38 THE LOCK HAVEN EXPRESS ErtabUined March 1. 1882 Published every evening except Sunday at Tee Expreu Building.' 9 West Main Street, Loci Haven. Pa, by The l*xk Haven Express Printing Co. i FHANK O. OTUHLLY - - President L. F. PROBST ... Vice President REBECCA F. GROSS - - Set-Treat RICHARD H. YORE - Advertising Manager SCBSCKimON PRICE By Carrier—l!c per week. By Mifl (outside Lock Haven and vicinity) $5.00 per year. TELEPHONES 166 AND 461 Member, Associated Press and Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association. The Associated Press if exclusively entitled to the use tor repubUcaUon of all news dispatches credited to 11 or not otherwise credited in this paper tnd also the local news published nerein. Arrangements have been made with the Western Union Telegraph Company to deliver copies of The Express to city subscrbers who have not received their regular copy by 7 p. m. II the carrier boy has not delivered your copy of the paper before 7 o'clock, lelephone that fact to the Western Union, giving the name of your carrier boy and a spf-ial messenger will be sent to your residence with a copy of The Express. No charge will be made (or the service. NATIONAL ADVERTISING Fred Kimball, Inc., representative, 67 West 44th Street, New York City; Tribune Tower, Chicago; £04 Chamber of Commerce Building, Pittsburgh: Real Estate Trust Building, Philadelphia. OUR NEEDS SUPPLIED: But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.—Philippians 4:19. 'Lock Haven Celebrates All who had anything to do with organizing and managing Lock Haven's second annual p,et parade last evening deserve the warm commendation and gratitude of the citizens, as do the throng who took part and gave Lock Haven and surrounding communities an exciting spectacle and a thoroughly good time. One can not say who had the more enjoyment from the occasion, the paraders who proudly escorted their beloved pets, and who competed for the numerous prizes or the spectators who watched the array of gaily ornamented pets and in some instances, the vehicles and floats in which they were drawn proudly. At any rate, the whole holiday affair was good for us all; one of the community's greatest needs now is enjoyment and recreation to help us forget drab flood days, and this the pet parade supplied to a high degree. Lock Haven and the people of the neighboring area mingled together, interested in their respective representatives in the parade and in the event as a whole. Lock Haven business men deserve high praise for their courage and enterprise in going ahead with the parade and the Legion and others who assisted also merit commendation. The Legion also demonstrated an excellent spirit by staging its festival last evening in connection with the parade, and in the repetition of the festival tonight. The local police handled traffic well, and in general Lock Haven offered a fine example of hospitality to the people of this area. The only trouble with the pet parade is that there must be the lapse of a year before there is another one. Landon has proved that he has the courage required in a candidate. He visited his dentist .fust before the Republican national convention opened. Flag Day The nation's three patriotic observances come closely. Within the space of five weeks we have Memorial Day, Flag Day and Independence Day. Each views the emotion of patriotism in a slightly different manner. With Memorial Day, we revere the memory of our soldier dead whose blood bought us our liberties. On Flag Day we honor the national emblem which is the symbol of all the things we love in our great nation, and with Independence Day, we turn our thoughts to the birth of our liberties as a free country, and what those liberties mean to us. Tomorrow, we come to the second of those days, Flag Day. Actually, the day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the American Flag, made by Betsy Ross, of Philadelphia, at the request of General Washington. Practically, we use the occasion as one for patriotic exercises, for the stirring of national love and national pride. And this is as it should be. It is perhaps a little unfortunate that so many of our patriotic occasions stress the glories rather than the responsibilities of citizenship. One can not be a good and patriotic.citizen; by tributes alone. There seems to be a growing realization of this fact, a growing sense of the responsibilities of citizenship, as well as its privileges. A new and sobering realization of this need seems evident in the flux in which this country's viewpoint has found itself. Flag Day tomorrow should impress on us the need of a citizenship which will demand and obtain good government, which will be unselfish and public spirited about every day affairs of the city and state, as well as devoted in time of national crises. Our patriotism, our ideals of serving our country should not be confined to these three occasions, but should be rather distributed through the year and should cover such matters as payment of taxes promptly, insistence on good government; cooperation with that government, and in general a high ideal of what we, the individuals, owe the government, as well as admiration and homage for that government, which after all, is our collective selves. \ THE WASHINGTON MERKY-QO-ROUND By Drew Pearson and Robert S. Allen BORAH STATES HIS VIEWS All week a pall was on the Capitol. The chambers oi orator;.- were still, the gal-: leries vacant, the elevators idle. Even the Negro barbers, whose free shaves for senators 1 are immensely popular, lounged around readiag the comics. Cleveland stole the show. The only voices heard in the building have been the monotones of Capitol guides., conducting straggling sightseers through the ancient marble corridors. Even the office buildings were still. The monorail subway car between the Capitol and the Senate office building droned back and forth with a single passenger each trip. The list of committee sessions fell off to three for both House and Senate combined. The only heavy labor done was by the conferees in ironing out the tax bill. It was a concurrent resolution that caused the Capitol to be left like a death house. Since neither the Senate nor the House may adjourn for more than three days without the consent of the other, both joined in giving consent. The great mace was removed from its marble pillar in the House to be locked up in the office of the scrgeant-at-arms. The Republicans went to Cleveland. The Democrats went fishing. But now the banks of the Potomac are beginning to look alive again. RANDOM SHOTS AT CLEVELAND A group of Indiana delegates called on Senator Borah at his hotel suite before the nomination and said: "Senator, we want you to come into our state in the campaign and make a speech." "But you are for Landon, aren't you?" he asked. "Yes, but we admire you and want you to make a speech in Indiana." "Well, gentlemen," replied Borah with a smile. "That is very hospitable of you. I shall keep your invitation in mind, but I warn you, I don't think you will like the speech I make." . . . Practically every delegation in Cleveland made a special plea to Landon managers to send the GOP candidate into their state, promising that if so he would be sure to carry it. Said tall, stately Menalcus Lankford, of Norfolk, Virginia: "If you need the Old Dominion to win we will not fail you, Sir." . . . Colonel Frank Kno.v had the largest picture poster at the convention. It stood eight feet high and was six feet wide . . . Headquarters of the Pennsylvania delegation was directly across from Senator Lester Dickinson's campaign offices. One night some of the Pennsylvanians sauntered into the lowan's headquarters and spread the report, sotto voice, that they might swing over to him. Immediately the Dickinsonites sent downstairs and rushed up several boxes of good cigars. The Pennsylvanians helped themselves and departed. MICHIGAN PRESS Senator Arthur Vandenberg is angry at the Michigan newsmen covering the convention. He expected them to rally around him the way the Kansas press did for Landon, but after the first day of his arrival they practically boycotted his headquarters . . . Clint W. Hagger, former U. S. district attorney from Georgia and one of the state's delegates, had a very embarrassing experience. Attired only in his shorts he called on H. H. Turner, alternate from Atlanta, who had the room next to him. But when Hagger tried to re-enter his room, he found the door locked. Just then a maid came down the corridor. He appealed to her to open his door. "Sorry," she replied pertly, "how do I know that's your room? You'll have to go to the office." . . . Jimmy Warburg, ex-Roosevelt Brain Truster was a behind- the-scenes counselor in the Landon camp regarding the monetary platform plank. Now a leading anti-New Deal critic, Warburg and his wife were very active socially at the convention . . . Cecil B. DeMille, movie magnate and California delegate, viewed the convention hall chiefly from the Kleig lights angle. "What a movie set," he sighed. "It's one of the best things I've ever seen." . . . One of the proudest men of the convention was John Q. Tilson of Connecticut, Republican floor leader of the House during the Hoover regime. Attired in snappy white flannel trousers and brown gabardine coat, he sat directly behind the convention chairman in the role of parliamentarian. At each session Tilson, carrying a volume of rules in his hand, solmenly took his seat, leaned back and prepared for action. OGDEN MILLS Ogden Mills, secretary of the treasury in the Hoover regime, was much upset over his rejection by the New York delegation as its representative on the platform committee. The multimillionaire made personal appeals to his fellow- delegates, saying: "I'd rather be on the committee than be elected President." But they curtly turned him down on the ground he was "too reactionary" . . . Three hundred and fifty-eight newsmen attended Senator Borah's press conference the day of his arrival. After one hour of hot-and-heavy questioning the reporters broke into spontaneous applause. Obviously touched, Borah said: "Gentlemen, this is one of the finest tributes ever paid me." . . . A. T. Walden walked practically all the way from Toledo, Ohio, his home, to view the convention. A few hours after he arrived in Cleveland he fell from the ledge of a building he had climbed in order to get a better view of a passing parade . . . Guess which was the wealthiest delegation present. Wrong. It was not New York. It wss Oklahoma, with four oil millionaires: Ex-Senator Pine of Okmulgee; Lou Wentz of Ponca City, chairman of the group; Charles Hawk of Shawnee, and Wirt Franklin of Ardmore. WARY FEMINISM A representative of the national committee for the election of a woman as vice president bustled up to Kenneth F. Simpson, New York delegate, asked if he would vote for a woman for that office. Replied Simpson warily: "I'd have to see what she looked like first" . . . Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Longworth, attending the convention in the dual role of delegate from Ohio and daily columnist, didn't know whether to be angry or amused when a practical joker telephoned her to. say that Mrs. Dolly Gann, sister of the late Vice President Charles Curtis, was in town. Dolly and Alice once waged war 'over dinner-table precedence, are now on speaking terms—but that is about all ... Dolly, incidentally, accompanied by her husband, was boosting for Landon . . . Former Senator Simeon D. Fess, of Ohio, spent most of his stay during the convention in his hotel room working on the manuscript of a book he is writing, "Evolution of the Two-Party System in the United States." (CopjTleht. 1336 by United Feature Syndicate. Inc.) When the average man says a guy made a great speech, it means he heard what he had believed anyhow. sen. Wif'jsm E. Borah was in a warring mood as hs vigorously expounded his views on money, mjr.cpeiy, constitutions! amendment End foreign affairs at his press ccnrercnce in Cleveland crvthe eve of the G.O.P. -.onvention. (Associated Press Fhoios" !String Orchestra; 10.35, Russ Mor- jgan Music. WABC-CBS, 7, Saturday Swing Session; 7.30, "Meet McBride," i Detective: 8, Bruna Castagna, Our Files Reveal — Byrone create of Interest uid slffnifieuc* In the history of thta d«y »« culled from earlier editions at Tbe Express. TWENTY YEARS AGO Great masses of German troops from the lines north of thr Tripet marshes have been sent southward to stiffen the Austro-Hunsarlan defensive forces, with thp rr-?ult th*l fh- triurcphant and victorious offensive of the Kussian* n*-s been slackened. SIDESWIPES — By]. P. w. ™- KEFU:CTIOXS A*D |P«is have or* sign, some two. ,cme REMINISCENCES OF A SI- ! *.rw.,ar.d «. Sir « we Imcm-. none LENT BIT CYNICAL REPORT- ifrar. Let'< go Iwvt ER AT THE EXD OF A LOXG ; " '" AND HOT DAY AS HE AND STILL KEEPLV THE WARM. nfhr» Tone cf tho movies. . . how about Joe Gardner, for- V of ihis city, and the late Will IRoKers. and the late John Van- inurci. once proprietor of the Dec-r- ^-, how tougn it is for a; head Hotel. Jay Street, and Dr. i *J small-time sports editor to:Hugo Eckcncr. Germany's genius gc; information from a losing team cf reppi-ims. . .. Dirk McCoy, pop- ibut how, and how. they yell for ;ular younc iwam of Jersey Shore, : publicity and decry the hitherto: and Rudy Vallcs. musicutie. . . . lack o>" it when they happen \o win. • and dcn't fnrcet George A. Von; jGuntlcn, Garden Theatre's illui- j Kate Smith, radiorioie. hasjtrious r.ire laker and his contem- 'poise—averdupois. iporary. Groucho Marx. . . . Awn-All Senior; and Juniors, who sat h r 4 1PshllhaTr^- u the Normal School ha\epa;s<*. it i was announced. Evcry once in a while I : her dear old Aunt Linnie Harvey, j Mark Good of the Williamsport Everybody was Aunt Linnie's i Sun-Gazette Company and Fred niece or nephew in Flcmington i Waring of orchestra fame. . . Bill i when she brightened (hat borough jGrieco. manager of the Community Captain W. C. Kress, the ncster hf , tore ncr ci ca th. I can still taste : Drug Company's Williamsport of the Clinton County Bar. quietly her ^kjes j uscd to be luckv I store, i "~ • -•• celebrated his 80th birthday. 1 | her ! enough to get on certain occasions j when I visited the little town each Many complaints have been sent; Thursday in search of news before into trie local Board of Health • there was a correspondent there. , and Clark Gable, manager of most of the movie- going sillies' hearts. . . . and we can't forget Leslie Galloway. American Aniline Products Company chemist, and about the nauseous odors arising | Aunt Linnie was always inviting j Cedric. the comic strip "Son-in- from pig pens in different sections j mc to the next church supper and I ^aw "^ Pa's". . . . and as the Amen of the city. Drastic measures are j praising her rambler roses or the — the c!(icr Mr- Laubach of Lanig owners i \<f m c. T. U. She was an institution I bach Beach and, you couldn't miss | in Flemington just as much as the \ >'• • • • who? Chic Sale. :late G. Watson Fredericks. j If I lay on my death bed I could to be enfo'rced to make pig keep their pens clean. The first carnival of the season j is scheduled to appear here under! I wonder if that oft-mentioned "• - '-' -' the Hope Hose,Gospel Team ever tried to get an j Epworth League franchise? The seat of the trousers of that the auspices of Company. still see in print: Refreshments were served. ... all are invited to attend. ... a social hour was spent . . . . a good time was had by all. . . for the present the happy couple According to statistics prepared | in the offic sioners Clinton ,, __. .„ — .... -------the number of acres of cleared hand dealer so that he may patch | ""me of the brides parents, .he was ---'---• - • land, including farms is 74,632; J his flood damaged mirrors. a well known and highly respected citizen. . . real estate taxes are too timber and brush lands, 72,609; value of real estate for taxable ITT is a good thing the press room| n 'K n i sa y s — • purposes, $10,397,061; number of j J. towels which grace the wall near horses taxable, 3,162; number of C.E. BUTTERFIELO Parade: 11, Little J. Little Orchestra. WJZ-NEC, 6.15, Home Town Sketch: 7, Boston Pop Concert; 8.30. Barn Dance; 9.30. U. of Chicago Inlcrfraternity Sing; 11, Rudy Vallee Orchestra . . . NEW YORK. (&).— Mine. Schu- Sunday Is To Bring mann-Heink is 75 years old on | Talks: WEAF-NBS and WABC- Monday. That night there will bo TBS, 10.30 a. m., President Roose- a radio party in honor of the event, j vclt, Vincenness. Ind., address; This party, =et for 8.30 will 1 WEAF-NBC, 11.30, Chicago Round originate from the Hollywood .Table, Minimum Wage Decision;" studios of WEAF-NBC. On hand ; WABC-CBS, 11.45, Andre Vulliet ' cows. 3,099; value of cows, 568,997; Songs; 8.30, Salon Moderne; 9, Hit j va i ue O f occupations, 5486,830. The total bonded indebtedness is $192,500. Gov- 30 p. will be Rosa Ponselle, Jimmy Mil-; from Paris ' " Tne New Blum < Ion and others to pay her tribute .crnmcnt;' WABC-CBS, 7.3 .n song and speech. The guest of: m - Sc »- Geo - w - Morris, "Behind honor also will be included in thc: thc Political Smokescreen." broadcasting. WEAF-NBC, 2.30 p. m., Sons of j American Flag Day Program; 4, jEiindav Drivers; 7, Major Bowes; Saturday Night List ^ j,i er ry-Go-Round: 9, Sunday WEAF-NBC, G.30 Heine's Grcr.a r ' Concert; 10.35, Xavier Cugar diers;.7, Carl Ravazza 'Orchestra; [Orchestra. , . . . .. 8, Jamboree New Time; 8.30, Ba!-! WABC-CBS, 11.30 a.' m., Andre lew Chautcau; B.30, Springtime!Ampere Anniversary from France; FORTY YEARS AGO Valentine Schied who is raising tobacco on the farm of Charles seven acres planted which promise a good crop. Silas Emery and John Haynes have obtained the contract for the washstand are not hanging in front of The Express building, else | 11THATEVER became of: Straw • • Hat Day . . mayoralty election . someone of the passersby might promises to move the Monument. slyly say: "Business must be dead the many hay fever victims who there; look at the crepes." Maude). They say it is in the books for an old (?) girl friend of mine to marry the other guy. I am pulling all available political strings to get (Hello constantly cursed the demon goldenrod. state flower of Alabama, Kentucky, Nebraska and North V -D 1,1 IT 1 -\J 11 V,-.. d11 dVdllaUlC &JU11LIVEI1 allll*£3 lu £Kl. Kreamer in Bald Eagle Valley has bjd t (h wedding _ c.ni.an ^ />,- nc. r>lan*oy^ ,i.V.lcU rSTrtTTntco "*'•- " .-..- . , .« — _».. to Carolina. wars, race riots and tong square dances and box socials. . . . television. . . . German Bands. old home week school slates. . . pogo sticks cutting the timber on Noyes hill _.,iig ht for the use of the new projected « a5 " tm the kitchen shower so that I may j bunting on the Fourth of July and provide the blustering bride with ! shop picnics on Labor Day. something in the way of a belaying pin. Say, f'rinstance, a set of three {old fashioned flat irons of the grand railroad. When the World War veterans Moxie. peg-lop pants. . . Ar- bucklc's coffee. . . .button shoes. , hokey pokey. . . Dolman coats. . . Buster Brown collars.. .home brew and the Keeley cure... Sweet Cap- orals. .. hammocks. . . Mr. Bissell'i STRANGE AS IT SEEMS—By JOHN HIX For further proof address the author. Inclosing a stamped envelope for reply. Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. JOftNOFARC- vresr IN 6J.U 0? VUUCfMZlUG W65 FIRST BROUGHT EDSIPfS -I&00- IH <? PIFFWENTINHINGS of •Trie GftMS RECEIVIN6 PITCHER,,, PEER AflUWW C/UHJHTFlfTE ftNP j get their bonus checks and bonds I sweepers. . . the Spring tonics— 2 p. m., Barloy Symphony; 6, Phil i turned into cash it will be a case I beef, iron and wine, and sulphur Spitalny's Girls, 6.30, Phil Baker; | o£ "Dime Marches On. " -._._. 8, Detroit Symphony, Kathryn Mcisle; 9, Mary Pickford. WJZ-NBC, 1, Magic Key Symphony; 2.30, Pre-Eclipse Broadcast from Siberia; 3.30, Sen. Fishfa-e; 6, Jack Benny; 6.30, Ripley Program;' 8, Hylon Revue; 8.45, Whiteman Varieties . . . and molasses.., Uncle Toms's Cabin. .. the boy who watered the cle- Thc city's street sign system first phants... cotton stockings and cor- begun more than four years ago. sets that laced up the back.. .check- remains unfinished. Granting that the flood did damage some of the signs erected and hampered the. completing of the plans, may we suggest: There is no sign at all at the corner of West Main and Fourth Streets; the one at East Water and Hanna Streets is in fine shape except that it lets that stranger know that Hanna is Water Street and Water Street is Hanna; some of the Further Plans "I'll go right down to the pond and tell Mrs. Quacko that we are going to have a party for her new friend, said Willy Nilly. "I wonder when she met this friend of hers, and why she has only spoken of her lately. "Well, I was busy for quite a while fixing my house and she was down at the pond and waddling around the countryside visiting other ponds I suppose. " Do the other Ducks know Mrs. Fine Duckling?" "I really couldn't tell you that," barked Rip. Willy Nilly went down to the pond. "I hear you have a new friend and we all want to meet her," Willy Nilly said to Mrs. Quacko. "Oh indeed, you must all meet her some time," Mrs. Quacko said. I've told her all about Puddle Muddle," and she says it is very fortunate that I have such a fine pond home and such splendid friends. "Of course she thinks it is no more than I deserve as she says I have a perfect gift for friendship." "I thought of having a party for her," said Willy Nilly. "In fact it was really Rip's idea and I fell in with it at once." w -',i°V y °V nUS r?\v° ther ' VJ Uy Nill;-. Mrs. Fine Duckling wouldn t . . . . . want you to go to all that trouble. Participate in the Olympics. ered caps and gingham aprons. , trust busting and "16 to 1". . , . shaving.soap and.thosei!jj;battlt- ax German razors which somehow never nicked an Adam's apple. . . Stanley Steamers. .. . health food, the spinach craze and sauer kraut juice. . . . bartenders' clam bakei .... and if I keep this up much longer—the Sidessvipes reader. . , JPW a As told to: FRANK E. «d SCOTT HAGAN I WATSON Tremendous Turnip T HINGS are done In a big w*7, down In the Ozarks. That's what I.en B. Mitchell learned on his Journey to the cabin of the hospitable mountaineer. "I cleared four square acres here when I moved In, built this cabin and an eight-foot fence from tho timber," the oounutalncer told him. "Then I planted the land to corn that wouldn't grow. Next I tried a field at turnips. The only tur- nln that came up was exactly in the center of my cleared ground, but the croa-lnff It did. more'nmade up for the failure of the rest of the crop. "That turnip grew and grew «nd nothing would stop It. I just wish those turnips that didn't come up could have seen it. My, but they'd been ashamed. "Well sir, before I could harvest that lusty vegetable It got so big It pushed down my eight-foot fence on all four skies." On his return home, Mitch stopped again at the cabin. And he was Questioned by the mountaineer. "What's going on in the city?" asked that worthy. "Any manufacturing?" "Yes," answered Mitch, "where I went they are building the largest kettle ever known. It's 440 feet across and 73 feet lilgn." "What In tarnation will they use It for!" asked the Ozarklan. "They'll cook your turnip In It,* replied Mitchell. 6 Western Newsi>a.p«r Union. The largest barbershop in th» world is being constructed in Germany for the 3,500 male athletes who will THE BURNING RIVER BANK: j birth date of Charles Goodyear, .ing near a hot stove he accidentally j SheY^ hztts to Tut^eortTZ' i .-™-_. s ? me - S ! a ? li " g!l ' stran S c l b °rn in the same year that rubber, j dropped upon it a mixture of rub- and, as she says, I'm the same way!! material he was later to makeiber, magnesium, quicklime andi* can't bear to cause people any phenomena caused by the peculiar: peat composition of surrounding j land, Waskish. Minn., actually had commercially valuable, was first nitric acid. Seeing to his amaze- ex £* tro " b ' e '" _ _.. c. ,_-., . .. J . 't .ui *_*,._ TT_rj_j r-i-1_- .onn } < iL_.i ..,. _ .•_, , .... I When had Mrs. Quacko refused given Willy I nd Mrs. bonks are comnn^nri " *"— —~»«^ ...*->.»._.» •«•<- ^*in,*i«3i • *• | , ,. , . ~~ ~ ~ — ——- j s^ssarss^^rsSL"'- burned below the level of the river! Experimenting for years in Strange as it seems Charles ™ p !search of some way for causing Goodyear actually lost money on CHARLES GOODiEAK: 'rubber to harden and increase its! his billion dollar discovery and died ! S250 across The' board" origin Decidedly coincidental was the'heat resistance, in 1839 while work-[in debt at New York, 1860. JManero and got back 5 ™3751 Monday—Talking It Over Frank Regan, a Garden City, L. I., hotel man, was the lucky plunger in the open for he wagered Norma Lauvon Cryder, 6. Shirley Laubach, 14. Richard H. Long 1 , 8. Jean Renee Smith, 10. Billy Yost. Mill Hall, 10.

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