Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on September 24, 1935 · Page 2
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fttfe PjAMM DAILY fffiWS, TtflBDAt ITORIAL STATE AID FOR TEXAS LIBRARIES J Texas has had a county library law for eighteen Jf'e&fS, "touting that time, only 14 libraries have been tiStablished under that law and the library world is disappointed at our failure and the citizens of T*exas are beginning to investigate the condition," write Librarian Ruth B. Delzell of Amarillo. The handicap is the source of support provided in the cbiinty library for the maintenance of county libraries. The maximum is 6 cents on the $100 valuation, to be appropriated from the general fund of any county. The general fund is an overworked fund and there is a constitutional limit on the fund of 25 cents on the $100, with many county services to be financed from it. To get one-fifth of it for library purposes has been and will continue to be practically impossible. The state library does not feel that it can urge county library establishment in counties where the support is inadequate. Mrs. Delzcll points out that any librarian experienced in county or regional work can easily show that even the maximum of 5 cents on the $100 valuation, in the majority of the counties, will not provide enough money to maintain a first class library. It is left to the discretion of the county commisisoners to determine the amount of the appropriation, except that' maximum amount shall not exceed 5 cents on the $100. It has come about, therefore, that the provision made by existing law for supporting county libraries is an impractical method of financing. Existing law makes provision for a joint library of two or more counties, on such terms as their commissioners' court may agree upon- What can be done about the library situation in Texas? Is it feasible to ask the legislature to pass a constitutional amendment making it possible to levy a tax for library purposes in cities and counties in Texas? Such a bill has been defeated twice and with the trend today definitely against direct tax levies, librarians felt that some better remedy must be found. State aid for schools, roads, agricultural extension work and health is firmly established in Texas. State aid for libraries has passed the experimental stage in many other states. In New Jersey, the state makes an initial grant of money to be spent for books to each county library established. In other New England states, money grants are made to public libraries. The legislature of Hawaii has divided the island into four county libraries and provides the entire annual maintenance for them, housing being provided locally. In 1935, the Illinois legislature appropriated $600,000 to 'be spent for books for the public libraries in the state, an additional $10,000 being provided to aid the Library Extension division in administering the fund. In Ohio an appropriation of $100,000 was made for state aid to libraries. State aid for libraries in Texas is a growing sentiment, Mrs. Delzell stys. New citizens have learned its value in other states; native Texans are becoming embarrassed over the library situation. "We may hope that the growing concern of our state government for the welfare of the community at large may reach the library and build up the intellectual capital of the future. Libraries would then see better times and when better times come there will be money to make the age in which we now live a living age in the libraries. State aid to libraries in Texas will make is possible to establish a library system of uniform excellence in spite of the wide variation in wealth and population in Texas", she said in a letter to The NEWS, as chairman of library publicity in Northwest Texas. THE NEW DEAL IN WASHINGTON .•V RODNEY DUTOHKI NEA Service Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON — President Roosevelt undoubtedly would appreciate a quiet, peaceful session of Congress next winter, but Congress is likely to have different ideas. For it looks as if the people who have been demanding that Congress assert itself and shake loose from White House dictation are to have their wish. Even if the president did announce that "the basic program now has reached substantial conclusion and the Ibrcathing spell is here." But there will be controversial bills, and reform bills, too, despite the White House dictum. It won't be the administration's fault. All the reformers are by no moans in the administrative end. There are quite enough in Congress to assure 1 a lively session without White House stimulation. Congress, asserting that ^'ished-for independence of the executive, passed the Spanish War pension bill and the potato control bill, neither of which the administration wanted. In fact, the AAA has consistently held potato control impossible to administer, and tending to boost the price of still another staple "poor man's food." . It wanted no part of it, but now, in the face of open defiance by some farmers, it must try to administer the will of Congress as best it can. ,;•-*** This winter the World War bonus will come to a head immediately. A vote has been promised in January. The administration is against it. But this time it looks as though Congress wll show its independence and pass it anyway. And that will be a business jitter they can't lay at the White House door. Roosevelt "took the rap" by vetoing it once; he can't be expected to take it forever. As to reform: the O'Mahoney bill aimed at federal control of interstate business through a system of federal incorporation, or practica'lly licensing, will be actively pushed by the American Federation of Labor. It's not an administration bill, it's not part of the "basic program," but it's going to get strong (backing from congressmen who have declared' their independence of all that. Another business jitter that isn't the administration's baby. The United Textile Workers are going to go to bat for the EJlen-Bogen bill, whjch does fo*- the textile industry what the Gwffey bill does for soft coal. ^ • ' * * # * Leader of! Youtfc HOmZONfAL 1,4 First lender of the Boy Pcouts. 14 Snare. 16 Molten rock. 17 Recipient. 18 To be acquainted with. 20 Century plant. 22 To redact. 24 Stepped upon. 26 Young sheep. .28 Corpse. 30 Instrument. 32 Sheltered 58 Spinning toy. place. 60 To regret. 33 Beer. 61 Inlet. 36 Club fees. 63 To press. 37 North America 65.Door fug. 38 Part of hand. 67 Note In scale. 40 Shower. 68 He was 42 Glass bubble. the scout 44 Fear. movement. 47 Dress fastener. 71 It is now a Answer to i»revft»us Puzzle 40 To devour. BO Water for bathing. 64 Right. 66 Employed. wide- VERTICAL 1 Street. 2 To annoy. i 3 To. rage. • I 6 Dye. 6 To dibble. ' of 7 Bad. 8 Native. 9 Alleged force, g 10 Grief. 11 Finale. 12 Rumanian affair. 73 Long grasses. 1 coins. 74 Pitchers. IS To rent. 76 Thing. 16 Hai'B'df. 19 Forest. 21 Last word of a prayer. 23 To Jump. 25 Fief ce. 27 Whiskers. 29 Thick slice. 31 To command. 34 Measures. 36 Male fttteeWf. 39 Bill o£ fare. 41 Tidy. 43 Shallow vessels. 45 Particle. 46 Mistake. 48 Fairy. 51 Measure of area. 52 Fine silk net. 53 Directors. 55 Wheel pad. 57 To nap. 59 Cats' feet 62 Epoch. 64 Modern. 06 ToWnrd. 69 Publicity. 70 Note in scale. 72 Railroad. W tr 33 IS" W bfi 34 P ^ ^ *tl all these have backing among congressmen who are man- festing that independence of administration .direction ivhich so many have longed for. Mary had a little lamb, and it nearly broke the fellow who took her to lunch. MWH JIGSAW B» HOWARD C. MARSHALL AUSTIN, Sept. 24. (*)— Speaker coke Stevenson is an enthusiastic huntsman. Recently he was asked about the prospects of the leglsltttitfe's special session extending mbre thati 80 days. "I'll say this," Stevenson said. "It had better not run Into the deer season If they Want me here." Not a few headaches resulted from the examinations of 1,000 odd applicants for about 60 positions with thfe state highway patrol. Approximately 200 took the examiha- tlons Ih Austin. Here are some of the posers: "Is Kllgore In East Texas? Is Borger in West Texas? What Is the largest county in Texas? Is there anything w^ong with this sentence, •I seen my bfother last night when he come hofe drunk?'" But the big surprise was this: "The party who made the announcement to you clearly stated and spelled his name and title. Write His name, title and description such as you make for police Identification purposes. It was just too bad. D. O. Phares, chief of the patrol, had made the announcement but many had failed to notice the spelling of his name or his personal appearance. Governor Allred has a new gift, a cigar box, handsomely covered. It was sent him by a; convict In a Nebraska penitentiary. Some time ago the convict was given ten years in Nebraska for an offense committed while at liberty on a conditional pardon from the Texas penitentiary. After his arrest In Nebraska the conditional pardon was revoked by Governor Dan Moody and the man asked Governor Allred not to have him recommitted in Texas on expiration of the Nebraska sentence. Governor Allred did not say what he would do. LESSON PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 The manager of a second hand tomobile mart shooed a workman with a lunch box out of the place "Look!" said a rival dealer a fev minutes later, clutching some greenJ backs In his hahd. "A fellow jusfl took money out of a lunch box ana bought a hack I've been trying tcj get rid of two years." BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES Lm SNKEfc'.I USMER \AiNbeO OP STORE \ 1 V^EV. <=>0 -YfcO OP \Ni-~l OOmo -NT KVY. >: 4 AS.OOT \T-\e &-. FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS r I UNDERSTAND THEVARSrTY IS LAYING DOWN !lTS OARS ITRYIKI' TO FLOAT ; UPSTREAM.' COACH ROOSE AND FRECK WILL MAKE 'EM SNAP INTO IT/ ^^ So'/— Il>; OH/YEAH? FRECK EVEN SWEAkED AWAY BEFORE PRACTICE WAS OVER! IT MAY NOT BE THE BIG- HEAp, BUT. ^PLl CANT TALK A FRECK LIKE THAT.' O MORE CRACK OUTTA -rbu,Awo..., Hi »HLm*ml mf i/HL 822 West *V»fe*j Mgf.i.PHILtP R. PON6, , rasas. Mgr.; OtM ttCNKUt, Maaaflnt idltot MEMBER OF THE jAssooiATEb PRESS.— Full Leased Wire, the Aftsocistsa presa la eSoitisiTy* «-•' titled to the use foF publication of all news dispatches credited to br not 6thWWW9 credited In tfitt ne-wspftper a«d also the local flews flUjjllsBea hetein. All righto for re^publlcatlon fif IpiSHia 30" patches hertln also are reserved. entered as second-clas* matte* Mftrcn 11, ttift, M the postofflc* at Pampa, Twta*. UHd«r to* Art « March 3, 18W. _ BtjBSCBIl'TION BATES Or THE PAMPA IttAEUY NfcWSt Bjr CaWl«*ttttlta#l • On* Y*« „ ...... I8.M SIX Month* ...... *S.OO <5nB Month ........ t .00 one WeWt ......... dl By Mall In Gray and Adjoining Conntie* . One Teat ...... , .18.00 Six Months ..... .$2.75 Three Months ......11.80 one Month ......*>* By Mall OfltMde Gray And Adjoining Coftntlt* Dne Ytor ........17.00 Bile Months ...... |3.7B Three Montha ..>... »a.l(l One Mdnth ,.....* ,71 KOTlOE— It la not the Intention of this heWspftftet to cast feneoticm upon the character ol anyon* kfiowlhely and If through error It Should, the 'management will appreciate having attention called to sftme, '-and will gladly and fully correct any *rroneous statement made. OtJTODRWAY . - By WtttlAM on, / WO DAUG66 \ O' BIO ICK QITT'W' FIRED, AS LOW6 AS THE 1 / PUT UP CANMED 6OOOS MERE;— HE'S f sue <5ouLD) O' 6G7T IN TM' FLIS/VER AN 1 •• RUkl DOWK1 HEPTK, BUT, TMEM, BK3 ICK ; IS TH' OMLV OWE TMET klW • ir. < ( ' Su~S/,. ^ « '//$ V . r i/ VA"} THE PUT UP JOB. T. M. REQ. U. 8. PAY. OFF. !, \ By MARTIN \V\ N\T WEQ<E VNi "XW C/\<S OOWNb tt^ As iVrrW © 1935 BY NEA SERVICE, INC. T, M. REG. U. £>. PAT. By BLOSSER FRECK noq,BUT TTER HOW "YOU IT; HE'S STILL HIMSELF #• I WAS HOPING I WAS THE ONLY ONE WHO'D NOTICED IT.' TO ALL OF HIS I TOUCHDOWNS ON .. LAST YEAR'S .... g) W35 BVtlEASERVIC THE NEWFANGLES (Mom'n Pop) The Bet Stands JINDY AND 'CATFISH GOT A WOT TIP IN THE FIFTH PACE, BUT THEY PLAYED THE V/RONG HORSE. %/~*\ <a-t-i, / © )>-*-<-t2 '1 yVAKlTA CHANOE TH(&'TICKET' REVENUES TO CORNUCKER ,IN THE 'FIFTH / WAS &OIN 1 T'SPEND ALLW i. (Ir ALLEY OOP ATTABOY, WE GOTTA SAVE OU ALLEY OOP/ By HAMME IT'S GONNA'Git AWAV FROM US ' ft v,tf EUL» FEE-' THEREIN A PUCE . 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