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Page 2 PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY BY MELVIN JOHNSON INCORPORATED BENJAMIN F. JOHNSON. President «nd Traionr. MARY MELVIN, Vlco.Pmldent and Secretary. En tared ·! the Postaffice at DenUm. Md.. u *eeand c]«»*mail matter. Saturday Morning, February 27, 1932 GEORGE WASHINGTON No other commanding personage in modern history has withstood tha blight of time and the voices and pens of would-be detractors as has George "Washington, whose 200th birthday anniversary was observed last Monday and will continue to be celebrated during 1032. Napoleon, who came into the picture of "super men" after Washington had completed his greal missions, perhaps is passing from the affectionate memory of other than his own country and the lustre of his military glory is fading until the worlci is changing its appraisal of the man soldier and ruler. Washington has been the target foi assaults hurled by unkind pens tlmt are unable to make a dent in the glory that has been his almost a century und a half. The authors excuse their as saults on the ground that they have sought to show him as a man subjected to the short-comings of others, iiy this they have endeavored to prove, they declared, that Washington was a man of flesh and blood; neither better nor worse than his fellows. Such attacks have achieved no real pui- pose. Washington remains as the greatest American and the outstanding commanding figure of the world in his day, and he will ever remain fragrant in the memory of all Americana as the "Father" of our country, who first won it from Great Britain and raised the fruit of his conquest into the greatest nation in the world. He built it from foundation to apex, organized the government and showed the world how a republic functions. In those early days we enjoyed the greatest government efficiency that has ever been ours and from which we have taken much light. Indeed the precepts of President Washington still stand as lighthouses to administrations even up to the present one, and his addresses and decisions, his warnings and declarations still stand as the best guidance for our country. As a youth, an engineer, and as a combatant, Washington fins. excelled by none of his compatriots. As a commander of an army, and head of the fight for liberty and again as a statesman, as a planter, a friend, that the tree of real government mny be seen again. It means that the public's money should be conserved and not thrown away. The public realizes the tremendous problems now confronting government, and sympathizes with the difficulties in the way of solving them. But it will not long continue to countenance waste, extravagance and inefficiency, which find their reflection in the tax bill. ROTARIANS TO DISCUSS TEACE IN THE PACIFIC* Members of the Rotary clubs from practically all nations touching the Pacific Ocean, including Japan and China, are expected to attend the fourth Pacific Rotary Conference at Honolulu, June 12-16, and the twenty- third convention of Rotary International at Seattle, the week following, it is announced in the February "Rotarian." Problems of developing better economic relations in the Orient, and through them the restoration of peace, will be discussed by delegates. The Rotary movement, which started in Chicago twenty-seven years ago this month, has now more than 160,000 members and 3,500 clubs, many of them in Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as the Americas. DID YOU EVER STOP TO THINK? Happy indeed would be the government that could carry on its business without the collection of taxes at all. Its popularity would be unboundec and we venture to think that its sins in other respects would be very largely overlooked. However, that Alice- in-Wonderland-like possibility coulc be hardly worth consideration. Let us say, instead, that happy in deed, would be the government thai was able to levy taxes without the taxpayer being unduly aware of the fact. Unfortunately, although other painful operations have responded in great measure to the advances of science tha anaesthetic has not yet been discovered which can make painless «the withdrawal of any part of a person's ncome for taxes. market have ceased. Foreign nations in retaliation of the Hawley-Snioot Act have added to the tariff walls they began to build following the passage of the Fordney Act in 1922. American foreign trade has suffered a loss of more than 60 per cent, and in the opinion of many experts much of it has been lost permanently unless there can be an international understanding, which is neither likely, if it is possible, under the tariff policy of tlie party to which Mr. Hoover belongs. AH an international economist he lias failed tlie people in tlie greatest economic crisis in history. Do the people living in nn historic age realize the significance and importance of that age? Historical and political writers both Kay they do not. Yet if any era realized its own importance it might be this third decade of the twentieth century, because so many writers and lecturer.-! arc emphasizing (often over-emphasizing) years lazily around $1,200,000,000. In 1919 that debt shot up to $25,400,000,000. In speaking of the deficit of 1931-32 Charles Merz in the New York Times declares, "This was not only the largest peace-time deficit in the country's history, it was a larger deficit in pro- pal tion to income than that of any important government of the world. The deficit of the British Government was six-tenths of one per cent; the deficit of the German Government was O'jier cent; the deficit of our own government was 27 per cent." "The courageous and right thing for the government to do is to stop borrowing and balance the budget and live within its income," states Ogden Mills, new Secretary of the Treasury. "But a man studying his income and expenses or a housekeeper examining her budget would not only stop borrowing, they would spend with more care and they would also immediately ask: What expenditures could be les- Twenty~Five Years Ago Taktn From The Journal of 26 Yaart Atro Thli Week. White potatoes for sale at W. R. Wright's at 40 cents a basket. Miss Mamie Trice is visiting relatives in Philadelphia nnd New York. jail building. With tlie removal of the sheriff eight prisoners were given quarters on the second floor of the new building. A winter's stay in a RESUME OF COUNTY AGENT'S REPORT dust materials to farmers at a low ,cost, the volume of business amounting to approximately $(W,000 during That farm life presents economic the year, steam-heated building, with all the'nnd social problems vital to the en- The drought committee recommenJ- convcniences of nn up-to-date prison,'tire business and social structure of ed and secured loans to seven farmers is not so bad after all, the prisoners,(Caroline county is shown by the an- to the extent of $2,104. no doubt think, during the'rigors of nual report of William H. Evans, In addition to his office activities, the winter, and that this notion may ( county agricultural agent, just re- which included 1,677 individual letters not become prevalent it might be well leaded, in which he states that 8,809 written in conducting Extension work, for our authorities to look into the people of the county arc engaged in 51 form letters, 4CO bulletins djslribut- Anne Arunde! plan of working the'the industry and 17,389 are dependent ed, 86'J calls at the office, and 3(51 tcl- prisoners on the roads. Misses Carrie and Katy Spence en- upon it. Primarily an agricultural ephone calls, the county agent has county made 800 farm visits besides attend- Baltimore market quotations Thurs- » . · i ., day were- Wheat 81- corn 51- eires I q ° nurnt)er ° r their with 50% of its population living on ing meetings of every kind und man| 25 ' ' ' ' friends at n Valentine party Thurs-]farms representing a capital invest- aging the County Alm.sliou.se farm of every happening of the days. But,*ened or cut off entirely? With these when writers from Geneva today as-'figures before the people of the United EDITORIAL NOTES neighbor and comrade he was .supreme. There are no names in the annals of America's great men and minds that have approached in excellence and versatility that of Washington, who will ever be recalled by his compatriots for bringing into life free government, and for showing to the world the functioning of a nation for the people and by the people. The lessons to be derived from the bi-ccntennial observances, stories of the Greatest American, should be carefully pondered, especially these days when we are seeking to keep our ship of state in safe and wise channels. TRADE COCKPIT OF THE WORLD HAS SHIFTED TO PACIFIC Developments in Manchuria and at Shanghai confirm a prophecy made by Captain Robert Dollar, eighty-eight year old shipping magnate, before a group of New York's big financiers more than twenty years ago. He declared that the center of the world's commerce would soon shift from the Atlantic to the Pacific. "It caused a great laugh," he reminisces in the current issue of "The Rotarian" magazine, "and when they had finished laughing I said, 'Gentlemen, there is an old saying that "He who laughs last laughs best.' " " 'And do you expect to laugh last?"' asked a certain Mr. Ring. " 'I do,' " I said. "Recently I attended another meeting in New York of the same type of men. And the gentleman who had jollied me two decades before got to his feet and said, 'Men, twenty years ago Mr. Dollar said that the center of the world's commerce was going to be transferred to the Pacific. Mr. Dollar told us he was going to have a laugh. He hasn't laughed yet, but I want to tell you he has a big snicker!' " "Doubtless, the Panama Canal," Mr. Dollar adds, "has accelerated the movement of trade from the West to the East and will continue to do so at an increased speed. The immense populations, the huge supply of labor, the vast undeveloped natural resources--these are considered by factors anyone eye to the equilibrium merce of the future." must be has any of the coin- that who THE TAX CRISIS WD have heard much, in the last year, of the industrial 1 crisis and of the obligations business owes to its employees, its investors and the general public. Business is doing its best to bring light out of darkness, and to live up completely to those obligations. It is now time for government to do what it can to prevent another kind of crisis --that of confiscatory taxation. \ This does not mean that the opera- In 1921, when Herbert Hoover was Secretary of Commerce, and when economic and industrial conditions in this country and abroad were more or less chaotic due to lack of European recovery from tho war and to the refusal of a Republican Congress elected in 1918 to adopt the comprehensive reconstruction program submitted by 'resident Wilson in the spring of 1919, Hoover made a notable address at the National Shoe and Leather Exposition, in which he stated some vital ruths about foreign trade. The following extract illustrates his economic philosophy at the time: I may say in passing that our whole standard of living greatly depends upon our imports and that our experts are the great balance wheel for our productions. Exports are vital to the stabilization of our industries, of price levels, of wages, and of employment. While many of the causes of the present depression lie within our own borders, yet there may be no recovery from these hard times for many years to come if we neglect our economic relations abroad. Here was a plain statement of undeniable economic verities. In face of the conditions then existing and in defiance of the utterances of the Cabinet officer who had been put in charge of the Department of Commerce, one function of which was lo look after and conserve the foreign commerce of the United States, a Republican Congress passed,' and a Republican President with no knowledge of the tariff except the false shibboleths of his party, signed the Fordney- McCumber Tariff bill of 1922. This Act imposed enormous tariff burdens upon consumers and restricted imports to an extent that included even articles that did not enter into serious competition with American products. This was the beginning of the world tariff war which has raged with such intensity since the passage of the Hawley-Smoot bill in 1930 that the foreign commerce of this country, fostered by liberal loans abroad, has now been cut in half, involving a loss of more than five billions dollars. The Hawley-Smoot Act contained 890 increases in rates which affected two- thirds of our dutiable imports under the previous Fordney Act. In the meantime what had become of the economic philosophy of Mr. Hoover, uttered in 1921? As late as 1928 when he was a candidate for President he said in a speech at Boston: To insure continuous employment and maintain our wages we must find a profitable market for our surpluses. The Great War brought into bold relief the utter dependence of nations upon foreign trade. Our total volume of exports translates itself into employment for 2,400,000 families, while its increase in the last seven years las interpreted itself into livelihood for 600,000 additional families in the United States. He did not explain, however, that sure the world that the Disarmament Conference now meeting there murks an epoch and that it is one of the great world events, they state only explicit truth. This is the first Disarmament Conference in the history of the world. Divers and divers judgments arc already being cast upon its meetings. It is useless, futile and must fail say some; it must succeed, say many, or the end of our civilization is at hand. But the great fact stands out: a Disarmament Conference is being held. And if this first conference does not achieve all that is hoped from it others will follow. The first step is definitely taken. Delegates from sixty-four nations are meeting in Geneva. Before each delegate is placed n book on the cover of which is written in big letters Disarmament. Within tlie covers are the subjects for consideration which were decided upon by the Preparatory Commission which held six sessions to consider these topics, the first convening in 1920 and the last closing in December 1930. The chief topics it outlined for consideration are: Limitation of air efTcctives, Limitation of war material, Trained reserves (should they be included in peace-time strength?), Should limitation be direct or budgetary? Use of poison gas, Use of disease germs. The early discussions will take up many topics besides these, but when committees arc- appointed and settle down to work discussions will be along these lines. Tho United States delegation to Geneva has five members: Secretary of State Stimson (who has not yet gone over on account of pressing af- ! fairs here), Senator Swanson, Hugh Gibson, Norman Davis, Dr. Mary Woolley. The story of their trip across the Atlantic on the President Harding has already been much written up. The farewells, the flowers speeches and music; the bringing of last messages by Ruth Nichols Greetings from the Sky, it was headlined; and then from Dr. William Hull, well-known historian and journalist, who is sending special information to then crossing, with the military party mittee comes a word as to the mect- ngs held on board by Senator Swanson and Dr. Woolley, the delegates :he crossing, with the military party (private) and with the representatives of eight peace societies sending representatives over, and these meetings were held in the white light of pub- icity. Then come cables as to the irst meetings of the Conference, and of the ceremony of presenting formally the many signatures and telegrams asking that everything be done to make this conference a success. The number of signatures presented is estimated as being over 5,000,000. Of these 2,000,000 come from Great Britain, 1,000,000 from France, while in the telegrams one from Japan in favor of disarmament aontained 173,000 names. Another of the first steps was the presentation by the delegates of the requests of their governments. Hugh Gibson, in the absence of Secretary Stimson, presented those of the United States. They are: Acceptance of tho Draft Convention prepared for tha consideration oi the conference. Prolongation of the naval agreements concluded nt Washington and London. Further reduction of naval armaments. Total abolition of submarines. Effective measures to protect civilization from bombing from the air. Total abolition of lethal gases and bacteriological warfare. Limitation of armed forces on the States nnd with the rates of proposed increased taxation now being made public (on income, checks and drafts, telephone, telegraph and radio messages; amusement, sales taxes, and many other items) the question now comes, why not.cut off some expenditures as wet) as raise taxes and impose new ones?" The table given may furnish a clue as to points in which cuts might be made. Also it must be rememberet that the Disarmament Conference now meeting furnishes an excellent focus for national and world consideration of the question--that main question-How can we release not only the United States but all countries from this awful burden of armaments resting upon it and, so doing, avoid the possibility of any such bankruptcy from staggering debts in the future? Three interesting points of the Disarmament Conference are not directly concerned with the real work. These are. the new building in which the sessions will be held, which was given for the purpose by the city and canton of Geneva; the new stamp issues and the silver hammer presented as gavel to Sir Arthur Henderson, chairman. The new building was begun in May and formally opened in January. It adjoins the Secretariat with doors leading from one to another. Its two large rooms face the lake and will be used, together with the well- known Glass-room, for the three major committees of land, sea and air. Other committee rooms open from the great vestibule. The press room, one side of which is entirely of glass, gives on the plane trees, and forty-four telephone booths are provided. The Swiss are said to have a liking for new stamp issues to commemorate great events and consequently the Conference is signal for a whole new set. While bronze medals have been struck for the delegates, with a symbol of peace on one side and Calvin's flaming sun, the emblem of Geneva, on the other. Calvin's motto was "Post Tenebres Lux." It is to be hoped that this long awaited conference may indeed bring light after darkness and imprisonment within it. Then Sir Arthur Henderson has been given a hammer of silver to use as gavel with which to rap the table and call the Conference to business. The first two weeks of the Disarmament Conference have brought out Mr. T. Pliny Fisher has been spending several days with Washington friends. Miss Edna Roe has been taken to a Baltimore hospital where she will receive treatment for appendicitis. Mr. J. H. Nichols and Miss Velma Trice were in Philadelphia and New York this week buying spring nnd summer goods. Mrs. Anton Burchard, of Seneca Falls, and Mrs. J. G. Underwood, of New York City, have been visiting their parents here. Miss Loui.se Garey has returned from Annapolis, where she was tho guest of Mrs. Fell, wife of President Fell, of St. John's College. Prof. William L. Amoss, director of farmers' institutes, who was seized with a .serious illness while lit Ridgely on February Gth, is slowly improving at Easton. Mr. F. A. Redden, who has been working at his trade, carpentry, in Long Island City, and his son, Mr. Stewnrt Redden, of Philadelphia, were home this week. The rural mail carriers of the county met here yesterday afternoon nnd organized, electing Mr. J. W. Perry, president; Mr. H. E. Reininger, vice- president; Mr. B. B. Cohee, secretary, and Mr. C. P. Dunning, treasurer. Mr. Carroll Dunning, formerly of this place, is now in Europe. He is having patented in various European countries an important device used in making paper, for which he received flattering offers. Mr. II. Wilson Saulsbury, also formerly a resident of this place, is associated with Mr. Dunning in business in New York. Messrs. George T. Redden, John M Swing, Irwin T. Saulsbury, Frederick Flounders, Frederick P. Roe, Robert W. Messenger, A. W. Sisk, S. E. Doug lass, Alex. Noble, J. P. nnd D. P. Hoi singer and N. H. Fooka returned from the canners' convention at Buffalo on Saturday last. Mrs. Elizabeth Lane died at th home of her son, Mr. William Lane near Queenstown, Saturday evening February 9th, aged 81. Mrs. Lan had been in failing health for som time. She was a daughter* of Green bury and Snllie Wheeler, of Delaware , -- . v . . , , . . . v J*M» v j · . * · » · « · » . A U A B l i a I t J » * 1_.3V l l f c l l l f ^ t* V C * J J » Utll 1 1 1 TCJ U^ U t T J I l K I I I C day evening. Those present were Mr. ment of 113,000,000, the annual value 350 acres, and Mrs. Wm. Parker, Mr. and Mra.'of farm products is $3,000,000, hence Norman Thawley, Misses Bertha Bui-j the progress and welfare of agricul-[ lock, Ollie Hignutt, May Sparklin.jture concerns practically every indi Maggie Tull, Roberta Bowdle, Hattie Dukes, Delia Bowdle, Lola Alford, 'WAIT 'TIL YOUR PA COMES HOME" vidual in the county. Poultry, canning crops, and milk are Bessie Liden, Helen Liden, Carrie the three major sources of income, 1 Mrs. W. B. Bailey Everything had gone wrong with Pierce, Messrs. Willie Wright, Gates-j the sale of milk alone amounting to Charles all day. Everything he had bury Rust, Harry Bowdle, Charlie ( more than one-half million dollars an- done seemed to be just the wrong Melson, Elmer Tull, Boyd Hall, Oscar nually. While dairy herds are small, thing. He had annoyed his mother Alford, Lacy Alford, Gootce Collins, consisting of from two to fifteen cows, until she was almost distracted. Howard Wright. and the widow of John Lane. She i survived by seven children: Jame Lane, of Sparrow's Point; Mrs. F. A Kennard, of Talbot county; Mrs. R H. Saulsbury, of near Denton; John Lane, of New York; William Lane, o: near Queenstown; George Lane, o: Queenstown, and Lorin Lane, of Bal timore. The funeral was held on the 12th at the home, and interment was made at Hillsboro cemetery. Mr. Thomas W. White, for many years a resident of Caroline county near Federalsburg, died at the home of his son in Harrington on Thursday of last week, aged seventy-eight years Fie was a native of Oswego, New York, removing to Maryland about wonderful dramatic features. Most| fortv venrs a *°- IIe was ver V P°P U dramatic of all was the presentation! lar ' bein a enia1 ' companionable 'man, and the sterling qualities of his character were generally recc-gnizec bases of effectives necessary for the maintenance of internal order, plus some suitable contingent for defense restrictions on tanks and heavy mobile guns. Acceptance of the principle of budgetary limitation. This last point especially pleased ihe delegates to the conference. It is expected that the general discussion will last until Easter, and that after an Ea.stcr recess the committees on land, sea, air and budgetary matcr- al will begin earnest work. The national budget for 1932-33 has our volume of exports at that time ,.. , . _, .. , .* , . . . 'been published. T h e estimated resulted largely from foreign loans to pay for them, and obviously could not be long continued under existing conditions. However, the country had a right expenditures arc listed nt $4,112,200,950 and the divisions are: Veterans' Relief National Defense Interest on Debt to expect from a candidate holding'Principal on Debt 'Public Works his economic views that any change ' n ,fr U ]. worl " tho tariff would be for the removal Am 1 of the injustice and inequities of theJL a w Enforcement then existing tariff law. But the election of Mr. Hoover to the Prca- tion of any legitimate department ofiidency by a party controlled by its government must ba hampered. But it does mean that public officials should do away with waste and unnecessary expense-. It means that statesmanship, not politics, should dictate the action taken on. so-called "relief" proposals which would cost the taxpayers millions or billions of dollars and produce nothing of permanent value. It means that bureaucracy should be pruned BO tariff beneficiaries evidently wrought a change in his economic thinking. He not only signed the Hawley-Smoot Act, but did BO with apparent gusto, although previous to its passage there were White House intimations that he might not do BO. These he later dispelled by announcing before the bill reached him that he would sign it. Foreign loans to sustain an exports P. O. Deficit $1.072,064,527 004,805,800 640,000,000 490,803,400 392,873,000 300,819,825 227,693,200 101,300,100 110,519,000 of the millions of messages, telegrams and signatures of petitions to the con ference in favor o£ disarmament. Then, most anxiously waited for am scanned when made known, the proposals made by different governments Great Britain proposed a definite program with explicit reduction in armaments of 25% with which to begin; Italy professed her readiness to agree to complete disarmament if all tha other countries would also agree Russia came forward with a radica plan for disarmament, but also pledged cooperation in any program of partial reduction. Japan said that in spite of the present situation Japan was "eager for disarmament." While Hugh Gibson, speaker for the United States, brought out six important points. Child Health and Protection will be forwarded by a nation-wide campaign started in Washington, February 16th. This is intended to follow up the White House conference, and conferences will be held in each state to map out definite child care programs, including recommendations for state legia- laton, appropriations and the setting up of permanent organizations in those states which now lack machinery. A great nunibtr of requests for supervisory help are being received at the White House. by the people. The funeral services were held at Chestnut Grove on Saturday afternoon and there were Masonic rites at the grave. Mr. White was a member of Federalsburg lodge Mr. H. Wilson Saulsbury and Miss Viola Grace Wright were quietly married on Saturday morning last at six o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Wright, in East Denton, only relatives and a few close friends being invited. The Rev. A. C. McGilton, pastor of the M. E. Church, was the officiating minister. Mr. George E. Saulsbury, the brother of the groom, and Miss Lula Holmes, of Baltimore, were the attendants. The bride was attired in a gown of tailored gray. After the ceremony the young couple and a number of friends were entertained at breakfast at tho home of the bride's brother-in-law, Mr. A. G. Saulsbu-.'y, in Ridgely, and shortly thereafter Mr. and Mrs. Saulsbury took the train north. They will reside in New York. Mr. Saulsbury, who is a son of Mr. William E. Sauls- }ury, ef this place, is now in business n New York. He was a recent graduate of Cornell. Mr. Herbert Lane and Miss Nora Seynolda, both of Ridgely, were married at the M. E. parsonage in Hilla- oro on Thursday, Rev. D. J. Givan officiating*. Mr. nnd ained Miss Maud Clark and Mr. Geo. layes, of Denton, and Mr. and Mrs. Iharles Jarrell, of Hillsboro, at a "val- SLATS' DIARY BY ROSS FARQUAR Friday--Blisters and me was envit- cd over to Janes house tonite to play annagrams and about 10 a clock why Janes pa got up and went down to the Furnice and rattled a round a wile and then he Wound the Clock and then he turned out the lite and let on like he thdt we was gone and finely Blisters and me got sore and went home. I wander whut he thot of that. Saterday--Ant Emmy ma went down to se ole Mrs. Crust witch has lived by her self all alone for a grate menny yrs. Ant Emmy scd if it was- sen for her two Gold fish she sorely wood get only lonesum she Xpecks. Sunday--Ma made be take a Xtry hath this morning before I went to Sunday Ekool. she found the towel I used last nite and she Bed it wassent durty enuff for me to of tuk a real good Bath. Wimin is to suspiahus I think. Monday--Ma enformed pa today that she had bough ten a new cote at a very very grate bargen and pa sed gee wizz where am I going to get the money to pay for it and ma sed Well I aint no fourtune teller. Teusday--Pa pulled a boner tonite when Mrs. Kitty Blend was here, ahe sed her dauter got her singing voice from her and pa without thinking very deep Bed Well that ahud ought to be kwite a releof. Ma looked at him and her eyes exually shuddered. Wensday--Mr. Gillem had his pockets Picked tonite wile him and Mrs. Gillem was up at the city to a show, ho sed he felt sum 1 reatch in his pocket but he thot it was his wife and diddent do nothing about it. ' Thirsday--Ant Emmy says its all rite fer gentlemin to Prefer Blonds if they wood oney make up there mind before they go a hed and marry a brunett or sum thing. a few cows are kept on every farm. | "All right, my little man, just wait Dairy meetings were held, legume until your father comes home tonight," crops were advised in the effort to she finally threatened, effect economy in dairy production,' Do you remember how you felt and the Dairy Improvement Associa- when you had been naughty and your tion with seven members was organ- mother said to you, "Just wait 'til ized for the purpose of eliminating your pa comes home tonight"? the boarder cow and encouraging the You may have said, "Oh, I don't use of superior breeding stock. care if you do tell him." But do you The program of the third annual remember how uncomfortably empty Caroline County Cattle Show included n nd vacant you felt away down in- a judging contest of 4-H Club boys,'side? How you did hate to see six demonstrations by 4-H Clubs and a o'clock come! How you did hope moth- large exhibition of cattle. |er wouldn't tell after all! But one Star Hits At Plaza Theatre Thia Week Boys and girls, here we are back again to the riding, fighting, daredevil Buck Jones in the western thriller, "Range Feud," to be shown at the New Plaza Theatre, Milford, Delaware, Friday and Saturday, February 26-27 with a children's lOc matinee on Saturday at 2:30. A romantic adventure drama of a sheriff (Buck Jones) who had to hang his pal unless he could prove his innocence by sunrisel A deep tangled plot and a hidden enemy uncovered at the eleventh hour. You'll g«t a thrill out of every pound of "Silver's" hoofs. Usaally Buck Jones is given a romantic interest in his pictures but this time he is Cupid's aid. He makes two other people happy forever. Just leave it to Buck Jones. From the ends of the earth a darling -baby brings Gary Cooper and Claudet Colbert together in "Hia Woman," playing Monday and Tuesday February 29th and March 1st. What a value! Two of the greatest romantic stars together for the firat time in a stirring story of tears, laughter and redemption. Little Richard Spiro, the 6 months old infant who just steals your heart away is already receiving :an mail for his heartmeltin? role n "His Woman." Creatures of two worlds are brought together. Claudette, a denizen of the city and dance tomboy. Gary, a two-fisted master of men on the high seas. When ,hey meet it's to hate. Yet, under itrange circumstances they find them- clves in love. On Wednesday and Thursday, Mar. 2-8, with a matinee on Wednesday at 2:30, the play that made theatre his- the and Poultry ia not only the largest ag- look at her set, determined face proved ricultural industry in the county, but the uselessness of your hope, in the production of poultry Caroline Fortunately, it is not often that we is one. of the leading counties of the hear that threat used to children at the State. The phases of the industry present time. are producing eggs for market, eggs 4 n those old days of the OO's Father for hatching, broilers, turkays and was not only the provider but the pun- commercial hatcheries. jisher--the wielder of the birch. The largest broiler plants are in But now things have changed so Preston. One of these has a capacity that fewer and fewer fathers would of 100,000 chicks, which are marketed consent to have their home-coming in New York, Philadelphia and Wash- spoiled by such threats, ington for a period of ten to fifteen' He, the present-day father, is "Dad," weeks, from October to May. {usually a real pal, a comrade, a dom- The problem of the industry is the inating influence in the child's life high mortality of young chicks, which through better means than fear of the ranges from ten to forty per cent, rod. He is not so much feared as the due to low vitality, crowding and dis-'one who punishes as he is admired ease. Certification of breeding stock and respected as the one who knows by the Maryland Poultry Association, and who is just in his dealings--a is a benefit, the report states, four real sportsman. What "My Dad" of the twenty hatcheries in the county can't do and doesn't think is scarcely having already had all or part of their worth the average modern boy's time breeding stock certified and blood considering, tested. | So "Father" has been coming into Of the 31 "Grow Healthy Chicks" his own, but he must pay the price, demonstrators, the 22 who completed He, too, must study, read, think, con- the demonstration started 21,611 baby trol himself at all critical moments-chicks under supervision and kept in fact must solve the problem of fa- records according to the outlines spon- therhood in these swift days of mod- sored by the Caroline County Poultry ern times--if he is to keep this place Association and the Extension Service, of respect and esteem. For each child, Among the outstanding events of no matter how young, is a special per- the year were the tour of poultry sonality, just as much as he will be raisers to the poultry plants of Har- eighteen or twenty years from now. risonburg, Virginia, and the annual Each personality needs individual three-day poultry show, which surpas- treatment. There can be no standard- sod previous shows in the quality of ization in rearing children; no one set exhibits. °f rules formulated can be gaaranteed The canning crops, tomatoes, sweet to work successfully with all. corn, lima beans, stringlesa beans and And the modern child, brought up peas represent a large part of the ag- by the modern well-trained mother, ricultural income. !doesn't know tho misery he is saved Activities in connection with the to by never hearing that dreadful sen- mato crop included the use of cloth tence of a stern judge pronounced up- covered cold frames by 120 tomato on him for his misdeeds: "Just wait growers, a community plant bed of 'til your pa comes home tonight." one acre conducted by Victor Dear,' secretary of the Farm Bureau, and twenty entrants in the ten ton tomato club. The Extension Service of the University of Maryland cooperating with the Tri-State Packer's saved selected seed. Cooperating with the State Bureau of Markets, four canners of the county bought tomatoes on a basis of grade. MOTHER BRIGGS GOES WASHINGTON IAN "Listen to this," Father Briggs hfa ^ and Tom Jr who with W m , n the ]ivjnff room , In Association ' Febnmry issue of this maBazine ) IVfl found onc of Martha Washingu Maryland ton , g favorite recipe3 ^^ from ^ , g favorite recipe3 cook bwjk , n Philadelphia Historical Library and Museum. Its (title is "To Make Rasberry Cream." 1C uiarcii aiiu. Dr. Jekyll and vield » nd ....lUta- tan'na tllB lOSS Mrs. A. L. Duffey enter- And the estimated deficit, according to President Hoover's figure given in his message to Congress, "December, 1931, is $2,123,000,000. Countries for many years have based needs and progress, as well as lines of development and growth, upon charts nnd statistics. Such a table as this tells its own story and the gist is contained in the first four items. This fourth item tells a special story. The national debt up to 1917 had hovered for over fifty At The Capital, Dover. Delaware Monday and Tuesday, February 29 and March 1, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in "Union Depot," with Joan Blondell nnd Guy Kibbce. Added: Comedy, 'Shake A Leg." Cartoon, "Stung." "Pagan Moon." Wednesday a"nd Thursday, March 2 and 3, Edgar Wallace thriller, "The Menace," with H. B. Warner, Bette Davis, Walter Byron. Added: Cartoon, "Jungle Jam," "Studio Murder Mystery," Travelog, "Stamboul to Bagdad." Friday and Saturday, March 4 and w ' th evergreens, around the base of. Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, you 5, with matinee Saturday, "The Silent which were four large hearts, and be- will see "Charlie Chan's Chance," fea- entine tea" on Thursday evening of last week. The decorations consisted of hearts, extending from the ceiling to the four corners of the table. From the centre a red light was suspended, the shade of which was made of hearts. The place cards were heart- shaped valentines, tied with red ribbons, with appropriate verses on each. The centre-piece was a tall vase filled ory--now thrilling millions on .alking screen--Fredric March Miriam Hopkins in Mr. Hyde." Eyes aglitter, fan'gs gleam, hairy paws twitching, he seta orth to terrorize a city! This brute, this man-monster, who by day is a handsome young doctor, beloved by all. Get set for more thrills than you can count when you see the strangest play of all time. Directly before your unbelieving eyes a man turns monster. A handsome lover, Canteloupes were grown principally Hfi proceeded to read thc recipe which in the vicinity of Federalsburg and is as f 0 ]i ows: Preston, where buyers established daily markets, and at Greensboro, 1 where the Greensboro Fruit Growers withTwhites'of eggs' beaten" well with Association marketed theirs coopera- warme cream, put in a blade or two To Make Rasberry Cream Take a pint of cream boyle it tively. |of mace eome leamon pill, when it is pretty well boyled take it off put in some ·A large area waa devoted to cucumbers, which were contracted to pickle j- u ; cc of rasberries, stir it well togethar houses at Federalsburg and Preston when it is cold serve it up, thus you or marketed in bushel hampers at con- may make curranberrie correll or tract prices. Thirteen projects in landscape gar- leamon cream. for the s P e1hn B and dening were started or continued, in- iar grammar, that recipe sounds quite eluding six flchools, one park, four .modern," said Mother Briggs. "I may home grounds and one farmstead. While the production of corn per acre in Caroline county is below the average for the State, it Is one of the most important crops grown because it some time." "From the sound of the recipes quot- 1 in this article, I believe the Wash- family used plenty of milk and dairy products," replied Father ( a feed for dairy Bn «»- ' " ere areflsevera i making different flavored curds and of its great value as cattle and poultry. · ,, , lt _ . ... ... ..... , ' . . ,. , . . 'most all of the recipes call for milk, Although the yield of wheat was . . . , , ,, _ · · -,,.,, «. i · _ j cream, butter and cheese." normal in 1931, the low price made Ihe crop of small value. The preval-' ence of smut tended to reduce the affected the price materially,' . M, imately $20000 Publleit, - w a s given to smut control methods through bul-' , letina distributed to millers, wheat' _, . . . · · » . i i l X O l l l W W l l l u i · wn«-u i n fcl_ k I A I » « ~ U »*v. IT buyers and seed dealers and through . . . 4 i, t - , _* ". , . . ,, . about serving that for dessert on articles appearing in the county press. ,,. .. , , . . . . . q «,·.__.. "A ,.. . (_..i.: .c n A n Washington's birthday? "Even though the Washingtons didn't know about the wonderful food value of milk, they knew that it waa a natural food and therefore was healthful," continued Mother Briggs. that fl(ja Junjor jnterestedi « How Wheat seed for approximately 18,000 acres was treated for smut. Richard Kilbourne, Extension For ester, developed a definite forestry i That is how it happened that the Briggs enjoyed floating island custard on February 22nd. [ Floating Island Washingtonian yolks of eggs, 7 tbsp. sugar, Fredric March, a "respected lover, aerogram for the third district, with _ ^ ^ _^ __ f celebrated surgeon in the draining of demonstration plots on five farms and Bcant ^ tsp . galt( 3 c . mi ik scalded a Secret Potion, before your eyes be- meetings at the plots to show the ben- with 1-3 c. thin cream, % tsp. vanilla, Thrills ent derived from selective cutting of cherry preserves. Beat egg yolks heart 1 trees. The principles of marketing, wi . th a fork ' "? ut P" 1 * sI '?l? tlyH . (wh ; n 1 · yolks arc beaten thoroughly they do comes a merciless monster, unbelievable--thrusts at your uiiusiitvu".^ ,,...-- ~ -- ,--- -- --- -- yolkg arc oeatcn tnorougmy iney ao that will make you ait bolt upright (cutting and using timber thinned out not have the same thickening effect Dazzling action that will leave you limp from excitement. Witness," with Lionel Atwill and Gre-! twee n each of them two smaller ones In Niflsen. Added: Comedy, "Big- Tne Dame Hunting." Mickey Mouse, "Duck Hunt." Saturday matinee only, seriul-- "Danger Island." Ridrely Mrs. L. M. Bainey and children, of New Jersey, arc visiting her people here. Mr. and Mrs. I. T, Saulsbury Jr. announce the birth of a fourth daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pennington were in Wilmington last week. was beautiful. The menu was dainty and appetizing. On Wednesday morning of last week John Sharp, Alfred Smith, H. Nelson Beaven, Edward Keels, Edgar Blanch, Edward Taylor and Charles Fleming, of Hillsboro, decided to skate to Denton by way of the Tuckahoe and Choptank rivers, a distance of thirty miles, which feat they accomplished in the short time of four hours. After a short stay in Denton they took the ufternoon train home. I Sheriff Scward and family have Roller skating is still gaining new been now for several days comforU recruits. ably located in their homo in the new turing Warner Oland and Linda Watkins; also added attractions, Charlie Chase comedy, "Tabasco Kid," and a Silly Symphony, "The Ugly Duckling." Subicrlbe for the Journal. For Sale. Blakemore Strawberry Plants that were received last Bprinff from a Government Experiment*! Station, which are airtight plant* and free from dii- eas'aa. The Blekemore berry takei the place of Premier becauie of Its carrying qualities. I also have Premier. For Information «ee EMMETT M. WILLIAMSON, FederalBburg, Ud. R. F. D. 2. (2-27-3t) of stands of growing timber, with the as when beaten slightly). Add sugar resulting increase in growth were and salt. Gradually add the milk and shown. cream, stirring constantly; cook mix_. _ , .. , _, , . ,, / , , , ture in a double boiler and continuo The Federation of Boys' 4-H Clubs fltirr i ne until thu cuatard becomes of Caroline County was formed and thick enough to form a coating on a twenty-five boys were trained in cat- metal spoon. Remove from the fire tie judging, winning first place among immediately, add the vanilla, strain the counties of the Eastern Shore at j|JTM« h 0TM"^'^"ready" to'^rvf the Cambridge Fair and ninth place t op w jth an island made of beaten egg at the Timonium Fair State Judging white or whipped cream sweetened Contest. with powdered sugar and flavored with . . . . t i l , 1.1. ! . L vanilla. Garnish the islani Meetings were held In the interest Bpoonfnl of chorry prc3 erve s of hog cholera control work, straw- ne j cherry rolled in sugar. berry growing, and Caroline county, ·"·"*"'"'"" -- *TM"*"TMTMTM^"" as a unit of the Maryland Beekeeper's Association, participated In the State! Dwelling for Rent. Dwelling east side of 3rd St., Den- beekeeper's meeting at Centreville. torii next to printing office, has bejh Organized in 1924, the Caroline'and all modern conveniences. Rooms County Farm Bureau Cooperative As- newly papered and painted March rent . ,: , ,. . . , , . free. Possession at once. Apply to Bociation has continued to furnish JOHN T. CARTER, :ced, fertilizer, lime, twine, spray and 2-27 Denton, Md. JEWS PA PER I SiFWSPAPFld

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