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Page Six Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Tuesday Morning, February 18,1941 Telephone 3-1 111 FUGITIVE ON A DUDE RANCH STEPHEN PAYNE COPYRIGHT \9AQ BV STEPHEN PMVM& WHAT HAS HAPPENED With the connivance of her uncle, John William Smith, Nancy Smith U leaving Philadelphia for PerriweU's T Slash dude ranch at Jimtown, Wyo., because her socially ambitious stepmother, Pauline, insists she marry Hudson Alexander. Nancy fears Pauline will use the money Nancy inherited from her father to back him in a theatrical venture. Nancy's heiress chum Marcla Farnsworth wires the ranch for a reservation, using her own name, confirmation to go to "Win. F. Waller" at Smith's office. Donald Sturgis, young garage mechanic, jumps at Smith's idea that he get a job at the ranch and look after Nancy. Smith gives Don expense money but in a crowd Smoothie Dick, Alexander's tool, "lifts" Don's roll and Smith's wallet. Smith suspects Don and, signing himself Waller, wires the Jimtown sheriff to arrest Sturgis. Smoothie, trailing Nancy, learns she now has the securities representing her inheritance. Deciding to doublecross Alexander, he follows Nancy, wiring Sol Perri- well that he's a ranch buyer. He uses the name Roger J. Barclay. Don "rides the rods" to Wyoming and is known at T Slash as Cinders Malloy. At the Jimtown stage station Nancy induces Roberta (Bobbie) Rowland, new ranch maid, to change clothes and identities. Complications increase when Don surprises Nancy reading a letter from her uncle addressed "Marcla Farnsworth." Young Tony Pcrriwell proposes to Bobbie, thinking she is the Farnsworth heiress, and is accepted, and Kirk Maxwell interviews her for a society paper. Nancy's securities and jewels are stolen from Roberta's cabin and Maxwell's manuscript disappears. Tony sells Maxwell the "information" that Roberta (Marcla at T Slash) is Nancy Smith. INSTALLMENT 26 Tony left Maxwell's cabin in a "Impossible," said Tony instantly. "I'll take the message." A telegram for Roberta Rowland! Damn it! In his carefully worded letter he had specifically instructed Mrs. Pauline Stevenson Huntington-Smythe to reply by air mail, not by wire. A good thing he had been on hand to answer the call. But Central in Jimtown would be obliged to take the message from Dagger Wash, then relay it to the T Slash, while ranchers' wives along this party line would have their ears glued- to their re- minute, T Slash," said ceivers. "Just a the voice at the other end of the wire. "I'll have the telegraph office in Dagger Wash give me the message, then—" "Hold on!" yelled Tony. "Don't take that telegram, Central! Who's it from? . "Telegram for Miss Roberta Rowland from Mrs. Pauline S. H. Smythe, Philadelphia — Don't you want it, T Slash?" "Wait." panted Tony and thought "Man! Would I like to know what Mrs. Smythe says! But—" He spoke into the receiver, 'Tell the telegraph operator in Dagger Wash to put the message in an envelope and seal it. Send it in a sealed envelope! Get it!" "Okay. Sure I get it." The Jimtown Central sounded quite disappointed. "I'll tell 'em to sei.^ the :elegram over to Jimtown tomor- •ow by Halfaday Hank. That be all right?" "Uh-er? A r es. That'll be hunky." Tony was sweating as he hung up the receiver. Observing old Sol regarding him in a puzzled manner, he said, "You keep still about this." "Why?" Tony did some swift thinking. 'It's a mighty pleasant surprise for Robert—Bobbie—and I want to hold it for her until tomorrow vhen she'll get the telegram, sav- •y?" But Tony told himself that 3obbie would never see that tele- •am. Nancy had delayed looking at her etters until she -had a few minutes she could call her own. Enering the room, the girl locked he door hade. and drew the window She read first the letter from the thought of the check in his inside vest pocket. As he entered the main room of the lodge, his father looked up from his game of solitaire. "Come here, son. I want another talk with you." "Yes, Dad." Although Tony spoke respectfully he was thinking, "What a dumb fool he is. Wouldn't she sat very still in her darkened room. Still and white-faced and numb with shock. Incredible though it seemed, she had been branded thief. Pauline's securities missing, as well as those belonging to Nancy and her sisters b .. .n,... aiJU ^ c Elizabeth and Jane; circumstantial •as thinking, evidence pointing straight to Nancy. ,p is. WmiiHn'i 1 . She imagined nerself thrown into mind marrying me off to a wealthy! J ai .' ; sh - e shuddered. As Uncle Bill woman. But he has no hett pr SPTISP ' sai "' ^" e must stay in hidins until woman. But he has no better sense than to put his foot down on something else—something it takes! cleverness - - across." "Not gettin' along so good withj the young lady, huh?" said old c "' : in hiding until How long must this mas- behind the door answered for a clothes closet, and hanging from one of these was the suit Nancy Eleanor Smith wore the night she left Philadelphia. Her slender hand dipped into one pocket after another of that suit and finally brought forth- a small hard object, which to the girl's bitter disappointment proved to be only a button—a button from one of Pauline's coats. Nancy sank down on Roberta's bed, her body limp, in memory reviewing that fateful night in Philadelphia when after having turned out all lights, she was leaving the Smythe house. On the soft hall rug her foot had encountered some small object. She picked this up hastily and slipped it into a pocket of her suit. There it had lain forgotten until the astounding news from Uncle Bill has brought it to mind. She had hoped this something she found-.that night might prove that she had not been alone in the Smythe house: she had even dared to hope that it would prove to be a clue leading to the thief who had really stolen Pauline's securities. But these hopes now had vanished. She had tried to save that which the three Smith girls had inherited from their father, and she had failed. Failed miserably. What would now be the fate of Elizabeth and Jane? What would Uncle Bill say to Nancy when he learned the whole truth? Oblivious to the passing of time, the troubled girl sat in Cabin Num- Der One completely absorbed in her own thoughts. Thoughts which no matter how far afield they wandered always came back to center around one man now on the T Slash ranch; a man who knew all about her, and her family as well; a man who was trying to blackmail her, a man who must have some good reason for stealing Cinders Malloy's ragged shirt; a man who for some odd reason continued to carry a broken watch fob dangling on a strap from his trousers watch pocket. "A luck piece, maybe," Nancy wondered, realizing that many crooks, and others too, set grea't store on luck pieces. "Well, Barclay's luck is running high," she added. "And as yet I can see no way of trapping him." • Squaring her shoulders, she stepped out of the cabin. Flash Taylor with his party of guests had already come trooping noisily home, and no matter how Nancy felt, supper must be on the table on time. Nancy missed Gabby at the after- supper chore of dishwashing; Gabby with his incessant chatter and soungs and enthusiasm. However Bronc Petres and Cinders appeared, and although the girl didn't know __ „ „. so on? Until the real thief rt . the presence of these two young and brains to put ; was caught and Nancy's own name men wa s all that prevented Bar, M-SC rta,,™* g ut w j, en if ever clay from annoying her. Yet Cinders was too glum and preoccupied was cleared. W ° d th ing the lights go.out at the bunk house, at the guest cabins and fi nally at the lodge. How quiet 1 was with only the musical murmur of Jim creek to b.eak the silence She would love it here among these great silent mountains if only she could free herself of worry and of haunting fear. Some one was crossing the yard as silently as a ghost. It was Barclay. He stopped at Nancy's win dow and tapped on the glass. Nancy said, "What now?" The man answered, "At 7 tompr row morning I'll be ready to drive to town. You'll go with me to senc that wire to J. W. Smith or I'll spill the beans." "You're sure you can spill any beans?" Nancy heard herself ask "Can I! I'll tell them all who you are and of the robbery job you pulled off in Philly. I'll tell them who Cinders Malloy really is. I'l prove that he robbed your uncle; prove that you, Nancy Eleanor Smith, picked Sheriff Crowder's pocket and that later you stole Kirk Maxwell's manuscript anc pictures." "Prove?" asked Nancy pointedly. "Don't you ever think I won'l pin the deadwood on your friend Sturgis." Something tingled Nancy's nerves. The man was so sure he could "pin the deadwood" on Don Sturgis! "After all that, you'll take me back to my stepmother who employed you to find me?" "I'm not sure. I think the Jimtown jail will be a good place for j'ou to think things over while you're waiting for officers from Philadelphia. The experience will will be, well, humiliating to a girl of your standing. Mister Donald Sturgis will be occupying the next cell, if that'll be any comfort. But remember, I've told you how to avoid trouble for yourself and him, too. I'll see you at 7 o'clock tomorrow morning. Good night, Miss Smith." After a fe wmoments Nancy murmured, "I'm afraid my dreams will be unpleasant . . . Tony's a mere piker compared to that grafter!" But strange to say she slept soundly and well, all unaware how during this same night, while the T Slash ranch also slept, a hefty man in a very shabby and very dirty suit, a grimy man with whisker stubble on his cheeks and bloodshot eyes under a soiled brown cap, stole furtively across the Jim creek bridge into the yard at the T Slash. A certain automobile parked near the lodge was his objective. He dreaded the noise of starting :he car, but no one on the Slash T seemed to take alarm when the motor began to purr. Nor was there my sound to indicate pursuit when the darkly clad man eased the car across the bridge had my own! to be good company and Bror.c j road leading to "I heard" she'd "gone ridin' with ! !£?•? -™ "J 1 ^" sne choked j could not have talked entertain- Slim. Thai wnrrv vnn?" ?l° ud -.,. I . d send them to Pauline ingly had he wanted to talk. Slim. That worry you? ingly had he wanted to talk. Later Nancy stood in the dark "Not at all. Dad. I was hunting of ^hosl^Vsf ButT can^o h "fh" "I™* ^^ '" th ° dark for the thief. No doubt Marcla was! even that much now Unr?"savs I by the wmdow of her room watch ' bored and Slim offered an outlet! Pauline's were stolen the same for her energy." night I went away. And there was "Humph! I've knowed cases no clue lo sn °w that any one ex- where them them high-toned girls ; ce P t me had been in the house." got plumb fascinated with cow-1 Abruptly she sprang to her feet boys." washed the tears from her cheeks "This girl won't. You see—keep i and eves - combed her hair and this to yourself for a spell—she ac-!?. te PP cd out into the kitchen. Iko copied me yesterday. We're en-! ^kittles was taking his afternoon gaged." jiap, so no one watched the girl! Old Sol's left hand scattered the thr ust both letters into the kitchen! cards on the writing desk. He lum-, ran I ee : ' bered to his feet. "By dogies, Torn- -Had some one besides Barclay that news just plain stuns me! it ; alr cady seen them. Not likely. He sure does!' , seemed to be playing this unusual At this moment the telephone! an ,S crooked game alone, rang the Slash T ring—two shorts! J°ny also was playing his game and one long. Tony, glad of this! alon e- How had Tony learned even interruption, ran to the instrument. I as ~ m " ch as he had ° •'Tliic- I.- /•>,.—, 1 :_ T: . .. i -XllrinonUr iha /»;•.! and took the Jimtown—and points east. Heavy, erstwhile pal of Smoothie Dick, was heading for STORIES IN STAMPS By I. S. Klein STAMPS TRACE MAN'S SEARCH FOR GOLD There's gold in stamps and goli_ seekers, too. In all corners of the world, man's unending search fo the earth's hidden wealth is chron icled in stamps. New Zealand's centennial issue above, contrasts old-style pan ning with modern dredging. Gol< tiunters helped settle New Zealanc in the rush following the discov ery of gold in 1861. United States has a prospector on the 50-cent Trans-Mississipp issue. The 10-cent stamp of th< same series, "Hardships of Emi gration," recalls the suffering q pioneers who crossed the conti lent in the gold rush of '49. The L940 U. S. three-cent commemora- ;ive, honoring the 50th anniversary of Wyoming's statehood, pictures a miner. Panning for gold is shown on Scuador and Mozambique issues sluice boxes on French Guiana and British Guiana stamps. South Africa's famous mines are included in the designs of two values Newfoundland termed Labrador 'Land of Gold" in a 1933 air mail stamp. home! (To Be Continued) Winning Contract Jimtm™ -he!, Suddenly the girl,' watching the'™ ™ ash telegraph | Ielters burn in tne stove, found the i i v , t e f. or fe is Cenlrafin \vas told. "Dagger Wash office has a wire for Roberta Ww- answer • - - By THE FOUR ACES (David Burnstone, Merwin D. Maier, Oswald Jacoby, Howard Schenken, world's leading team-of-four, inventors of the system that has beaten every other system in existence.) INVESTIGATION In contrast with the player who makes his guesses according to the way he happens to lanri Can you get Miss Rowland to [he phone. T Slash? HOLSUM answer. She nodded her tawnv feel at tne moment - tne expert con- head. "That's the way of it! Two' ducts a ! ittle investigation before can play at.'this contemptible game' n . e commits himself. The::, perhaps — of opening letters. Tony got his in- j ne nas no guess but a certainty, formation before he proposed tO' For example: ABC 6-NBC Red trBlje Networks •letter he also learned about Don Sturgis and the 'J. W. S.' billfold " Nancy set the lid back on the stove and walked unhurriedly •j a , cross c th ^ yard to Cabin Number I One. Spikes driven into the wall K P H O News on the Hour Every Hour DIAL 1200 TELEI-HONE 4-4161 TrESllAV, FEBRUARY 18, 1841 A. M. Marchinc Alone 6:45— The Ranch Boys 7:00— The Early Mnmlnc Munlral Clock ?l30 — Thn International Intmranre C«. 1'rcMMits Thp First Complete News Of Thr Day 1:4S— The Musical Clock 8 :35 — Financial Service — XBC £:.«>— The Brcaklast Club — NBC i>:iit>— Viennese Ensemble — NBC P::si) — Ariz. Federation oC Women's Cubs 8:43 — Arizona*!, liclvinator Dealer? Present The Mld-Morninc Edition Of News 1(1:00— (Jlcn Darwin— NBC 10:15 — A Morninc Devotional 10:3(1— National Farm-Home Hour— NBC 11:15 — "Friendly .Nelirtibors," Trrsentcd Bj A!ka-Selt7j*r ll::«t— Social Calendar Of The Air 11:45— Associated Press News—NBC 11 :aO— liurvcy Harding, Baritone— NBC P. M. 1!:00— The Mid-nay News— Consolidated Motor*. Your Ford Dealer 12:18 — "Joe And Cynthia" For The Arizona Awning And Venetian Blind Co. 12:30 — I'nited States Army Band— NBC 1 :0fl— Concert Hall Of The Air 1:30— Thin Uhythmlr ARC 1:45— The Poetry Exchange l':00 — 4-H Clubs Broadcast 1!:15 — Club Matinee— NBC 2 :5. I i — Associated Press News — NBC 3 Ml — Sidestrcet Vignettes— NBC 3:15— Dancins With Clancv— NBC 3:30— The Heart To Heart Hour 3:45 — Wayne Van Dyno. Tenor— NBC 4:00— KTAR School Of The Air 4:15— The Home Folk! Frolic 4:30— Bert Hlr«h Present* 5:00— ^Ricardo And His Violin— NBC 5:15 — NBC News Room Of The Air— NBC fi:30 — l*at« Afternoon Arizona Republic And Vnlted Press >'c\vt Presented By The Mission Dairy 8:46 — H. V. Kaltenborn, News Analyst — ICBC 6:00 — Speaking Of Glamour— NBC 6:15— Organ Concert — NBC 6:30 — National Defense 6:35 — Musical Round-Up •S-.00 — Allison Steel Manufacturing Company Presents "The Concert Hour" 1:30— Fibber McGee And Molly— For lotin- son's Wai — NBC «:00 — Allen Furniture Company's Musical ProCTam S:15— Electricity And Defense— NBC 8:30 — Uncle Walter's Doc House — For Raleigh Tobacco— NBC »:00— Che»temc.ld Presents Fred Waring In Pleasure Time — NBC 8:16— The Valley National Bank Fre«ents Headlines And Highlights From The World Of News 9:30— 4ohnny Presents The Philip Morris Program— NBC 10:00— Your Richfield Reporters — Presented By Richfield Oil Co.— NBC 10:15— Lanl Mclntyre's Orchestra— NBC 10:30— "Rio Van Winkle"— Junior College Players 11:00— KTAR Kite Owl News JJ:15— Tomorrow's Schedule Resume 3i : ?J— fell Honshu's Orchestra— NBC M:30— Meet Edward Weeks— NBC cj 12:00— Until Toflorrow Morning At 6&) 1RST IN ARIZONA SiMCT 1931 ',< Neither side vulnerable A A J 9 4 <y A 8 5 4 0 K 6 •> A 9 3 4 < <y 9 2 0 AQJ54 * KQJ19 4 E| Q 6 3 QJ 10 S 10 9 2 862 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1941 A. M. 6:00—Carlos Montano F: Gay Caballeros 7:00—News Headlines i :0o—Jam For Your Breakfast . :40— Side By Side: Ruthie and Roberta i :^3—Macazine Of The -Air h:iK)—Mornine Edition. News 8:15—Wayside Chapel: Dr. Holland S :30—Mystery Melody 8:45—Life Can Be geaulifu! !):00—Mars- Lee Taylor—CBS A K 10 8 7 2 V K 7 3 O 8 73 * 75 The bidding: West North East South 10 Dbl. Pass 14 24 24 Pass 34 4+ 44 Pass Pass Pas* West opened the king of clubs, and dummy look the ace. South knew he would lose only one diamond trick, for the bidding fl:15—The Guidine Light " " -The Richt • •Ma Perkins 9:30—The Richt To Happiness 10:00—Kale Smith Speaks—CBS ld:15—Christy 10:30— Kitty Keene 10:45—Musical Crosswords 11:00—Woman's Pace Of The Air ?3 ; ?JJ~ U - s - H ' ealhpr Report* 11:20—The Pet Corner 11:J5—The Ton-n Crier 11 MO—POD Concert ll^o—Singin' Sam P. 5L Stories—CBS «.., Reads The News n HoI S e 0£ The Brave—CBS 1:00—Dinner Bell J : J5—Tucson Livestock Show 1:30—stockmen's Trails •1:45—.Market Finals 2:00—Portia Faces Life—CBS - : js—Jerry Sears Presents 5 : ™—American. School Of The Air—CBS 2 :0 °—Accent On Music—CBS ^J 5 —Junior College On The Air J:30—Knox Manning. News—CBS S : ^~ s . catterEood Babies—CBS 4:00—Younc Dr. Malone—CBS 4:15—Rhythm Roundup—CBS 4:30—Department Of health 4:4»—The World Today—CBS - Livestock Show S --- -— — 'r" ««.»-afcukjv ouuw -'•15— We The Abbotts— CBS Helen ? : S?~«) m< £v Davis a" 11 th* News— CBS 7:00— We The People— CBS ^ 2 : ?9— Newspaper Of The Air 7:4D— America First |:00-Glen Miller's Orch.— CBS n:30— Buster Files Playboys 10:00— Tony Correll's Orch. 10:15— Billy Bisset's Orch. 10:30 — Jose Morands Orch. — CBS }1:00— Newspaper Of The Air 11:15— Night Cap Yams— CBS ACE 3 KING 2 QCEEN 1 JACK & Total Value of Pack 26 Average Hand 8V4 marked West with the mond ace. dia- But a club and a heart also had HIGH CARD VALUES of the FOCK ACES SYSTEM to be lost, and there was some chance that a trump trick would also go to the enemy. If South had been able to see all the cards, he'd have known that a trump finesse was necessary. But suppose West held only one Philippines Seal Changed MANILA, Feb. 17—(AP)— Because the official seal of the Philippines looked too much . like the Japanese battle flag, the national assembly decided today to discard it and readopt the old seal used since before the Spanish-American War. The seal adopted by the assembly last 'year contained .a central sun with eight rays. The rays represented the eight provinces which participated in the revolution 'against Spain. The old seal includes, among other things, a Spanish castle, a hilled sword and the American eagle. The eagle was added when the islands' came under the wing of the United States. The assembly acted after some members said the new seal was similar to the Japanese flag. heart and two spades headed by the queen? He'd bid the same way, anc then the trump finesse would lose the contract. South could be pretty sure that West had 10 cards in the minor suits, but how could he tell how the three major-suit cards were split? The method was simple: South did a little investigating before he started the trumps. At the second trick, he led a heart to the king and returned a low heart towards the dummy. If West had had no more hearts, he could ruff; but then dummy would play a low heart anc South would have lost nothing. Actually, of course. West followed suit, and South then knew that West held at most one trump. After that investigation, it was easy to cash the spade ace and then finesse through East's queen. * * * Yesterday you were Oswald Jacoby's partner and, with neither side vulnerable, you held: A A q 10 S S <? 7 2 0 QJ* + A K t The bidding: Tra gchenben Jacoby Motor 14 Pass . 2<y Pass (T) Answer: Bid two no-trump. Your hand is strong, and you have stoppers in both unhid suits. Your spade suit is too weak for a jump rebid in spades, and your hand is too strong for a nonjump rebid in spades. Score 100 per cent for two no- trump^ 60 per cent for three no- trump, 40 per cent for three spades, 20 per cent for two spades. Question No. 686 Today you are Howard Schenken's partner and, neither side vulnerable, you hold: * A Q J f «1 V 7 2 O Q J 4 * A K The bidding: >•• Jacobr Scbenkea 14k Pass 2<y What do you bidT tomorrow.) Haiti Pass (Answer Colombia shipped over 1,500,000 bags of coffee to other countries in the last six months of 1940. Gasoline restrictions have reduced motor traffic and boomed railway business in New Zealand. PLUS "BABIES FOR SALE" Alto COMEDY — NEWS Bedtime Stories By THORNTON W. BURGESS Patience And Impatience One of the first things which :he little people of the Green ^orest and t,he Green Meadows vho hunt other little people learn s patience. Sometimes it takes a long time to learn this, but it has to be learned. Reddy Fox had earned it. With all his cleverness Reddy knew that often cleverness itself would not succeed with__ patience. When he was young IB had lost many a good meal hrough impatience. Reddy could not remember when le had been more hungry than he vas now. Lying there behind the alien tree trunk watching the fat ens walking about unsuspectingly ust a little way from him, it seem- d to him that he simply must rush ut and catch one of them. But leddy was smart enough to know hat if he did this there would at nee be such a screaming and quawking that some one would ie sure to rush out from the farm- louse to find out what was going >n. If he was discovered there vould be small chance that he vould have a chance to get anther fat hen. R^ddy is clever nough to make the most of an pportunity. He knew that if he ould get one of these hens with- ut frightening the others he would ave a chance to get another. He a chance to get several in this way. So, though he was eager and so hungry, he made himself keep perfectly still and studied out a plan. By and by he stole ever so carefully around back of the barn to the cowyard. Some of these fat hens were scratching in the straw of the cowyard. Just outside the cowyard was a pile of old boards. Reddy crawled behind this pile of old boards and then crouched and settled himself to be patient. He knew that sooner or later one of those fat hens would be likely to come out of the cowyard. In this way he might be able to catch one without the others knowing a thing about it. Blacky the Crow sat in the top of a tall tree where he could see all that was going on. Blacky was as impatient as Reddy was patient. "Why doesn't that red rascal rush in and get ont of those fat hens?" muttered Blacky. "What is the matter with him, anyway? I wonder if he is afraid. He could catch one of them "without half Browd&fs Passport Conviction Is Upheld The supreme court yesterday: Upheld Communist Earl Browder's conviction on passport charge. Ruled Federal Trade Commission could not act against intrastate trade practices alleged to be unfair. Upheld Iowa tax on sales by mail order houses to resident* within' state. ••••'. WASHINGTON, Feb. 17— (AP)— Earl Browder, American Communist No. 1, lost his appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court today from a passport fraud conviction and his last chance to escape a four-year prison term and a $2,000 fine unless the court should grant a rehearing. Without a dissenting vote, the .court waved aside the legal argument upon which the appeal was based. and upheld the convictions of both Browder and an associate, Welwel Warszower,. alias Robert William Wiener of New York. Before- handing down the Browder decision, the court delivered an important opinion curbing the Federal Trade Commission. It held that the commission could not extend to intrastate trade the fair practice rules it imposes upon interstate business, which the commission sought to do on the ground that unfair practices in intrastate trade affected interstate commerce. The court also upheld efforts by Iowa to require mail order houses outside the state to collect the state's two per cent "use tax," complementary to its retail sales tax, on all goods they sell to Iowa residents. The companies had contended that the law was an unconstitutional discrimination against interstate commerce and had been sustained by the Iowa Supreme Court. Browder, Kansas-born secretary and presidential candidate of the Communist party, was alleged to lave sworn falsely, when applying for a passport in 1934, that he had not previously received one. Ac- ually, the government charged, Srowder had obtained passports under the names of Nicholas Dozen- berg in 1921, George Morris in 1927 and Albert Henry Richards in 1931. The statute of limitations barred lis prosecution on a charge of ob- aining a passport by a false statement. , Instead he was tried and convicted under a section of the rassport law making it a crime to 'willfuily and knowingly use x x x any passport the issue of which was ecured in any way by reason of any false statement." The "use" of the passport for which he was prosecuted consisted of displaying it to an immigration inspector to prove his citizenship upon returning to this country-April 30, 1937, and February 15, 1938, following trips abroad. He could have proved this just as well with a birth certificate or other document and Browder contended this was not the "use" penalized by the law. He said it was illegal only to use the passport in foreign travel. But Justice Reed, delivering the court's opinion, wrote that "surely the close connection between foreign travel and re-entry to this country is obvious" and that "the plain meaning of the words of the act covers this use." Justice Murphy, former attorney general, did not participate in the case. The trade commission case arose rom a method of selling candy ighly popular with children, 'oung Johnnie pays his nickel for a andy bar and bites into it—if the enter happens to be a certain olor, he gets another piece free. The commission has banned hese "break and take" packages, i they are known in the trade, om interstate commerce as an nfa'r trade practice. It sought o order Bunte Brothers, Inc., Chiago candy manufacturers, to aban- on them in the Illinois market on he ground that otherwise Bunte ould compete unfairly with out-of:ate manufacturers. The court, in a five-three de'ci- ion, held that congress had not onferred upon the commission au- hority to regulate practices- which merely affect interstate commerce ithout themselves constituting iterstate commerce. The majority jinion, by Justice Frankfurter, iso noted that for a quarter of a intury and until only recently he commission claimed no such >ower and that it sought unsuc- fore traditionally left to local custom or local law." Frankfurter added that the case was "very different" from the February 3 decision which upheld the application of the wage-hour law to a lumber .company which claimed to do an intrastate business. "We had there to consider the full scope of the constitutional power of congress under the commerce clause," he explained. "This case presents the narrow question of what congress did, not what it could do." Justice Douglas, in a dissent joined by Justices Black and Reed, argued that the trade commission act, "an exercise by congress of its commerce power, should be interpreted to protect interstate commerce, not to permit discrimination against it." . "Unfair competition involves not only an offender but also a victim," he said. "Here some of the victims of the unfair methods of competition are engaged hi interstate commerce. The fact that the acts of the offender are intrastate is immaterial." The court also divided on the Iowa tax case, five-two, with Justice Stone not participating. The majority opinion, by Justice Douglas, held that the tax was valid because "the purchaser is in Iowa and that tax is upon use in Iowa" and that the mail order houses could be required to act as collection agencies as a condition of doing business in the state. "Use in Iowa is what is taxed," the decision said, "regardless of the time and place of passing title and regardless of the time the tax is required to be paid, x x x "The use tax and the sales tax are complementary. Sales made wholly within Iowa carry the same burden as these mail order sales. A tax or other burden obviously does not discriminate against interstate commerce where 'equality is its theme.'" Justice Roberts, in a dissent joined by Chief Justice Hughes,' declared that "a state cannot justify a burden on interstate commerce by laying a similar burden on local commerce" and that the tax constituted Amusements Today Mot* 1 % *-v ORPHEUM—"You'll Find Out," with Kay Kyser, Peter Lone and Boris Karloff. STRAND — "Captain Cautlo and "One Night In the Tropic*." STUDIO — "Sea Hawk" anJIt, "Bank Dick". - ' Tr DRIVE - IN — "Hullabaloo" and The Ape". . ' • -t FOX — "Western Union" with Robert Young and Randolph Scott. Also 'The Great Mr. Nobody." 'I* PHOENIX —'Torrid Zone" and "Village Barn Dance". ,. RIALTO—"Arizona" with Jean^l Arthur. \ •TEMPE—'Too Many Girls" ana 'Mexican Spitfire Out West". Jobs Found ' For30,89# WASHINGTON, Feb. 17—(AP) Jovernment employment services received 76315 applications for work and placed 30,896 persons in obs in Arizona during the year ended January 1, 1940, the social security board reported today. • In the nation and its territorie the services received 15,094,851 ap-J plications and placed 3,476,889 p*i sons in jobs. Placements in prival industry reached 2,676,300. or per cent more than in 1938, 1 board said. Placements in publi, , employment totaled 800,589 for the 1 year. Placements of women reached 36 per cent in 1939, or four per cent more than in 1938. .-1 The board said nearly 63 per cent' of the placements made in public employment during 1939 were on obs requiring physical labor exclu- ively. Only one per/ cent were in >rofessional occupations. Fourteen per cent called for craftsmen and 19 per cent for production workers. "an effort on the part of Iowa to regulate or tax an event which occurs outside her borders a-nd over which she has no jurisdiction." The tax was contested in two » cases by Sears, Roebuck and Company, a New York corporation, and Montgomery Ward and Company, > incorporated in Illinois. §¥•»•• 16c Until 5 LAST DAY ERROL FLYNN "Sea Hawk" Abo W. C. FD3LDS "Bank Dick" 21 c After 5 TOMORROW For One Day Only "Garden of Allah" Also "Woman Chases Man" Thurs. — "BRIGHAM YOUNG" For the Benefit of the High Schools PTA's Student Help Fund, the Service Clubs Present a VARIETY SHOW MELODY-MIRTH- TRAVEL- DANCING- TONITE, 8:15 P. M February 18th P. U, H,S. Auditorium Adm. 35c Res. Seats 50c Tickets On Sale at Goldwateri. trying, and there he lies as if he cessfully in 1935 to obtain it'from expected them to run right into his mouth. I don't want to sit here all day, and yet I can't do a thing until he catches one of those hens." So Reddy waited patiently and Blacky waited impatiently, and the fat hens wandered about unsuspectingly, and for a long, long time nothing happened. Next story: Tilings happen all at once. Farmer Dies Unexpectedly COOLIDGE, Feb. 17—Eugene Eddie Fennell, 60 years old, widely known Coolidge district farmer, died unexpectedly today within 15 minutes after suffering a heart attack in the Coolidge precinct court. Mr. Fennell was born in Knoxville, Tenn., June 23, 1880, and came to Arizona 16 years ago. He had farmed near here for 12 years. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Connie Means, and two sons, Hulan and Horace, of Coolidge. congress. "The trade commission in its report for 1939 lists as 'unfair competition' 31 diverse types of business practices which run the gamut from bribing employees of prospective customers to selling below cost for hindering competition," the opinion said. "The construction (of the law) urged by the commission would thus give a federal agency pervasive control over myriads of local businesses in matters hereto- VALLEY and STATE THEATE "FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT" "WALT DISNEY'S FESTIVAL^ SHOW" New COLLEGE. lie "TOO SLANV GIRLS" and "MEXICAN SPITFIRE OUT WEST" TEMPE IARGAIN DAYS ^.llc I* * STARTS TODAY * * |lf» Terrific! SI! SI For Yourseld &m -ALSO TODAY"Village Barn Dance" RICHARD CROMWELL I and New> DRIUE-in ADM. 25c Plus Tax LAST TIMES TODAY Jr. Mats. 25c Prices Eves :sc-29c fighting punch and power! E-iOKtr tomrc - umoiri r-SCOTT-VncnUCIUOU r DUMJACttt PLUS 2ND FEATURE 'THE GREAT MR. NOBODY" ALSO PISNEY CARTOON TOMORROW Bud ABBOTT • Lou COSTEILO % and the ANDREWS SISTERS (fi GENE KRUPA and his band Tomorrow-Thursday Seven weeks of glorious .adventure—700 miles of unforgettable thrill. JUNIORS 12—under lg Till 5 25c Aftw 5 - 23e-29c BARRY GOLDWATER IN PERSON Down the Green ™ A Colorado Rivers" MK. GOLDWATER WILL APPEAR AT 3:10 AND AT 8:45 (All In Technicolor) Feature Screen Times 1:35— 5:05— 7-10— in- of tha Fund for Summer Camp, for UnJ»nri.iuJ!.r 17c UNTIL 5P.M KENNETH marrsr CtflUI aumoH UOOMIUO-HUCIUMT SPECIAL SHORT _ _ „„ __ POWER & THE LAND"

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