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-PAGE TWO THE TAMPA DAILY NEWS, I'ampn, T cAA* ED TORIAL "TONGUES IN TREES" , : Progress, very masterful, came the other day tphere Beailty was, and, with gallant gesture, tip-toed around, leavihg her peace all undisturbed. Mapping the route for the reconstruction of a highway in New York State, a survey party ran full tilt into a tree. Now, trees have been called many things by many poets, but in the lexicon of the tramping transit bearer their name is just Obstruction. This eighty-foot maple of lordly girth—thirteen feet around— already a sturdy sapling when, in the same state, Ethan Allen's "Green Mountain Boys" wrested the Fort of Ticonderoga from the British Bnrgoyne—was doomed to become so many feet of lumber. Then up spoke one McGregor, its owner. "Surveyor, spare that tree," or words to that effect, he cried and, doubtless cited a certain poet's well-known panegyric. (It was in the evening paper.) He won and new maps were drawn. To the so.journer in an arid land, nostalgic longing for,a tree is often overwhelming. The wastward traveler in America listens well to the voices of the winds in the tree tops as he hurried from the nearer east to the farther west. He must traverse great stretches where no grateful arboreal shade rises to rest his gaze from the broad horizon's shimmering desert heat before he reaches wooded Pacific slopes. To his lips, also, may rise that oft-repeated stanza singing a poet's feeling for a tree. (It is Junior's prized parlor piece.) , Before those lines took birth, here and there in the dry country, men and women who loved a tree, like Cicero's diligent husbandman who sowed "trees, of which he himself will never see the fruit," labored to plants saplings in newly settled communities. One recalls a pleasant town in New Mexico, Roswell, where this was done by early beauty-loving citizens. Today, to ride into its tree-bordered avenues from the burning sun of the plains is to enter an oasis of cool delight. Elsewhere men have mortgaged homes to purchase the view of a tree or two. Hasn't a talented and charming actress, Helen Hayes, recently confessed that she had never owned a mink coat but she had paid its equivalent to buy a tree? To which startling admission she added an equally startling omission. She didn't quote a famous far-flung couplet about a tree. She knew, of course, that all would hear it when next they dialed the radio. —Monitor, Boston. Write to Daily NEWS information service in Washington, D. C. A COLUMN Of Faete Jwtt have often Wished to see in print. &ead it daily! BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON -BY RODNEY DUTCHER- WASHINGTON— If any of the kids start asking, "Hay mama, what is politics?" during the conventions, you might give them a little lesson be telling what has been happening in Louisiana, domain of the late Huey Long. Almost unnoticed, the government moved the other day to dismiss criminal income tax evasion charges against Seymour Weiss, chief henchman of Long, and four other Long politicians in New Orleans. Considering- ail the grim and earnest effort the administration applied in its attempt to break up Huey's machine by those income tax prosecutions — including the hiring of such men as former Prohibition Administrator Amos W. Woodcock and ex-Gov. Dan Moody of Texas as special prosecutors — it is interesting now to hear the explanation of the abandonment given by some of the late Huey's heirlets. The administration, they say simply, has been very anxious for "harmony." In any event, the end of the criminal income tax cases comes on top of a remarkable succession of decapitations of federal officials who represented the pro-admihistra- tion group of Democrats and were appointed against the late Huey's bitter opposition. One by one, Jim Farley is knocking off. the men who a year ago were carrying the Roosevelt banner in Louisiana and is replacing them with politicians designated by the Long machine. The Long people explain that the bitter fight between Long and Roosevelt was Huey's personal feud, that lacking a great leader they're powerless to carry it on, anyway, and that they're quite content to dominate Louisiana without looking about for more fields to cohouer as Huey did. So the Louisiana delegation will be whooping it up for Eoosevelt at the Democratic convention, the Long machine politicians have forgotten all about Huey's proposed third party, and the two Louisiana senators, John H. Overton and Mrs. Long, have been playing ball with the administration. And, by way of returning the compliments, the administration is replacing its former loyal appointees. Huey's so-called political heirs profess not to be especially interested in the Rev. Gerald L. K. Smith's proposed merger of the "share-the-wealth" movement with the Townsend movement. They say Smith was only a pajd organizer of the share-the-wealth clubs. Protective copyrights on "Share the Wealth" and Share Our Wealth" were taken out by Earle J. Christenberry, former secretary to Huey and now secretary to Mrs. Long, who is filling out hr husband's unexpired sen- aforial term. Christenberry has turned the copyright over to Mrs. Long. Allen J. Ellender, Huey's former speaker in the Louisiana legislature, who will come here next January for a ?«-yfar senatorial term, is pledged to raise the "Share the Wealth torch again and carry on, although no one suggests he will be anywhere near as effective as Huey was. A 100-year-old Cranmore, Calif., woman has used the telephone only once in her life. She's rather feeble,- though and in the next few months may hang up-. o* r , 12 .. yearS A researcn » an lowan has discovered 35,000 relatives. An easier way would have been to win on a Sweepstakes ticket. ' "Metal hats keep o'il machines from blowing their heads orf. The helmets could be used more extensively. b.ut hot campaign weather precludes their use by politicians, ]. A midwest garage man found a new comet. Undoubt- $dly, part of the credit should go to the car owner on, "WiMJBe time the discovery was made. » A business man's wife isn't entirely happy unjtij her husband has a lot of irons in the fire — and, for thai jiljatter his wood clubs, too. A reader cslii eei llie Answer to any dUestioa df tetl h£ wMling the Panijja Biily JfEiVS* Infor- Biatlon Bureau, t'retieric S. ttaJsMn, director, \Vashlrtgioh, t>. C. Wcase enclose three (i) cents for reply. Q. What Is the average lime spent by patients In hospitals? M. K. A. In 1934 (lie average length of stay in genei-hl hospitals was 14 days; in mental hospitals 1,034 days. «. How often do squirrels bear young? J. F. A. uray squirrels hnve two litters of four to six young u year, the first usually being born in March or April. Tlip old sqli)rrt*l Is a de- voli'tl mother and if the nest is clls- lurliccl she will at once carry the young to some .sufcr retreat. Q. Did dohcord, N. H., ever have another name? c. J, M. A. The site was .settled in 1725 and called Pennacock. In 1733 the village \yas incorporated as the town of RUihfoi-d. ThiS later was called Concord and beeaine n city in 1853. Q. Has a census been taken in Ethiopia? II. M. A. One has never been taken. Estimtes of the popu.laljon vary from C.000,000 to 14,000,000. A census is planned for the near future. Q. When wets synthetic jewelry first produced? E. H. A. ^Synthetic jewels were first pro- ducecl a century ago when the French chemist, Oaudin, fused alum- ina, variously colored, In an oxy- hydrogen flame. Q. Is nineteen still the age at which 1 most arrests are made? JE.R. A. In the records of 106.594 arrests reported to the Federal Bureau of investigation the first quarter of 1936, the age of twenty-two appeared most frequently. For four consecutive years nineteen had led. Q. How many days after conception is a baby born? A. J. A. Ordinarily a birth bccurs 2G!) days after conception. Q. What is the meaning of Yangtze, the river in China?' J. H. A., The name means son of the sea. Q. Please give a biography of Wil- llain Randolph Heart's mother. E.M. A. Phoebe Apperson Hearst was born in 1842.' She taught school for a short period and in 1862 married George Hearst, United States senator from California. She es- tablished and maintained kindergarten classes in San Francisco several yedrs, also classes ftnd A, tfnlrii Ing class for.itlnclergarten teacheis In Washington, D. p., ftnd later at Lead, S. D., where she had important mining interests. She made donations to the American university and the National Cathedral School for Girls at Washington and the University of California; and free libraries at Lead, S. D.. and Ahi- conda, JVIorit.. which she had founded. She died In ISlg. Q. If 5,500,000 tickets costing $2.50 each are sold in the Irish Sweepstakes, what is the chance of winning ohe of the three grand jirtzos In each of the 14 groups? IN. D. A. About one in 130,000. Q. is Helen Wills Moody, the teii- nis star, still Interested in art? L. H. B. A. Mrs. Moody recently held an exhibition of her oil paintings at the Grand Central Galleries, New York City. Q. Which of the Rothschild sons established this banking firm In Paris aiid London? N. M. C. A. There were five sons. Nathan established the branch in London; James, a branch in Paris; Solomon, in Vienna; Charles, in Naples; while Anseltn, the eldest brother, succeeded his father as head 'Of the firhi at FhUikhirt. Q. What kind of animal is the leviathan mentioned in the Bible? G. P. A. It Is generally thought thnt this is the .crocodile. • . Q. Of what nationality was Laf- cadio Hearn, the writer on Japan? S. P. H. A. Mr. Hearn was born in the Ionian Islands of Irish and Gre.ek parentage. cv What was the outcome of the case where a former Bureau of Internal Revenue employe charged Herbert Hoover with stealing his ideas for economic recovery? A. J. A. The United States Court of Claims dismissed the suit. Q. Is the eldest son of a British monarch born Duke of Cornwall and Prince of Wales? N. W. A. He is born Duke of Cornwall, but is created and invested as Prince of Wales. Q. Was the issue of slavery the direct co.use of the Civil war? T. C. A. It was not. The question of states rights or the right of it state te secede from the feder&ttoh 'was the fundamental cause. This hW been ft Vfexed aitestibri from the Beginning of the goverhrneht, UhtlJ 11 was brought, to a heat! by 'thfe slavery issue.' t Q. How long has the American International college at Springfield, Mass., been so called? E. M. A. The college was founded in 1885 and chartered ill Lowell under the name of French Protestant college. Three years later it moved to Springfield. In 1884 it became known as the French American college, and In 105 the. name was chartged to American international college. Eating for Weight Control Proper diet is the easy, and natural method .or height cohtrbl. ' Care- .ful selection of lobd will build you up or tjike ydil down—but the process need involve neither stuffing or starvation. The character of your food is the vital element in weight .control. Send to our Washington Information Bureau £or a co>py of the revised service booklet Weight Control. Learn how to get your weight at tiie correct figure, and how to keep it there. A copy of this unusual and authoritative booklet will be sent to any Address for ten cents, to cover cost, handling, and postage. Use This Coupon The Pa.mpa Dally New* Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington, D. G. I enclose herewith 10 cents in coin (carefully wrapped) for a copy of the booklet Weight G.on- trol. • Name Street city State (Mail to Washington! D. C.) THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS Pufctished eVe&fafgs except Saturday and Sunday morning by ^atnpa. Dally NEWS. 322 West Foster, Pampa, itexas. JAMES E. LYONS, 6ta. Mgr.; PHILIP B. POND, Business Mfer; raX De WEUOB, MAhigingr MEMBERS OP THE ASSOCIATES) PRESS.— Pull Leased Wire. The Associated Press is exclusively Sen* titled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited td '.or not otherwise credited in this newspaper and also the local news published Herein.' All "rights for re-publication of special dispatches herein also are reserved. • ' SiVtered as. second-class matter March IS, 1927, at the postofflce at Paintja, Tejtaa, iind'er the Act of' March 3, 1619. • ....... '''• . one Year ........ $6.00 One Year ... ..... $5.00 One Year $7.00 RAtfcS OF tHE J-AMPA DAILY NKWS: : By CjiiTler in Pampa Six Months ...... $3.09 One Month ...... $ .00 One Wfc* By Mfcll In Gray knd AdjoHilnj CototlM Six Months ...... $2.75 Three Months ,...$1.50 One Month By Mall Outside Gray And Adjoining- Cofmile* Six Months ...... $3.75 Three Months ....$2.10 Orife Mdhth . I .16 .... ;'.$•. 60 ...... I fl6 NOTICE—lt Is not the intention of this newspaper to cast reflection upon the character Of anyone knowingly and If through ertor It shou'ld, the management will appreciate having attention, 'called to same, and will gladly and fully correct any erroneous statement made. OUt OUR WAY PROMISE TO Y \ 'EM.TOO. UEV=> YOU'LL <3e NONE OF FOOg feABIEe. AWAY 76 Op NOT IF I : KNQVy rrv YOU'LL TAKE CAfeE OF THEM YOUR&ELF/ yytrw sfeE-t pfepMi&Ee> ANC5 FU2Z — AN' I KIN GIVE ,. „.,. _ CjNMfe AMD CAEU EACH ONE, . 'COURSE,! t*3NT K^d\V HOW T^eyLL.tieEAT -EM —- P&?B'LY MAUL. EM AiaOtjNlD TE£eue>LE -r-BUT jNON't LETMf KEEP'EM, ""50 IWMAT CAM 1 DO? EE-HEE - IT WORKED- fe AN1 1 WILL WE HAVE. FUN WITM ' BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES Every Man For Himself By|MARTlN ^M'MOW.VOO UP \ re ootbt^'T \ SURE I \-b swot \ f^o. i' wxo GOOO oof ••'•AWs tEu.vvJ 1»3« BY NEASlSviCE. INC. T: M. REO. V. *. PAT. «FF AND HIS FRIENS FRECKLES ByBLOSSE* MOM, LISTEN f THIS IS A SABER- TtXTTHED TIGER BONE...ITS V^RTH MOMEY TO A L. MUSEUM.... BUT . ( OWLY IF WE GET THE BONES OF "THE ENTIRE • ANIMAL .'c I SHOULD SAY I HAVE.' POODLES HAS BEEN- DRAGGING THEM IN HERE NEARLY EVERY DAY? ^S.-AND FOR $100.' THOSE -N yg E vy^y -jo F j H p'lHE- , OLD. BONES \ REST OP THEM! DO ' ™ ' YOU REMEMBER WHAT Y^U DIO WfTH THEM ? MOM ...MOM. HAVE YOU SEEN BONES AROUKID HERE THAT LOOKED LIKE THIS? IF HE DOESN'T STOP, I'LL OH,GRACIOUS, IF THEY'RE WOT THERE, ^U'D BETTER RUN ID THE DRUS STORE AND GET ME A £ OF SMELLIWS SALTS!i KNOW j I'LL FAINT/ YA BETTER FWD YOURSELF A SOFT SPOT. MOM I THE THE RUBBISH GAM .' CAN BE SOLD.' MYRA NORTH, SPECIAL NURSE By THOMPSON AND BEEN |M SOME TIGHT PLACES, LEW WEN, BUT, AT LEAST I HAVE- KNOVVN fVAEflf I BUT THIS VA5TME55-- WATEEBIGPKOB LEM,WO' FOLLOW S TO RiEg. NILE. flw THE HEART OF THE LIBVAM DESERT, JACK AND LEW WEN FACE i HAT.ETOTWIN.K.-OF A -DINNER .THOSE VULTUEE.S/ GALAWAV'S TENT, NOW-SURE eiCL WllrU OKAY PO.C? ARE FOOLS? NO ON WITH MYRA 5TILL. UNDERTHE DEVglES 1 T«?w PCJJ6, OF TORTUOUS BEFQRE- THEY CAN HOPE TO CIVILIZATION AOAJKl ALLEY OOP .WELL, ALLEY- \ QH, I THQUGHT WHERE A\A/AY, ( J'D 6.Q OUT ASj' .59 SRlQHr V. HAVE A LOOkJ AW EARLY.? A, AROUWP - SQ., Hi*& (SPHWA HAVE A LOOK AROUMO, IS HE? HMMM.I OOM'T LljK.E TH' I,©pJ< (Jvj Hl$ EVE / ' ITS JU§' f?<?SS/^Lg HE MIGHT A. WAY Tfi> lS,Ef OUT. 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