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PAGE fWO JHE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 24, 1936. 3? he PAMPA DAILY NEWS > eWnine, except Saturday, and Sunday morning by th« Pann>a Daily " N«w«, 8S8 Wait Foster Street, Pumps, Texas. Phone 666—All departments IAS. E. LtONS, Gen. Mar.; PHILIP R. POND, Bus. Mstr.; TEX DB WEESE, Editor j-»-. . _ .. . _ ...„— MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (Full Leased Wire). The Associated Press • (MFolinfYtly entitled to the one for publication of nil newt dispatches credited to it or »8t Otherwise credited to this paper and also the regular news published herein. Entertfl as second class matter March 15. 1927, at the postoffice at Pampa, Texas, ffly.ttl. «ct et March 8fd. 1879. •UMCRIPTION RATES—By carrier, 16c per week: $3.00 for 6 months. By mail fciayable In advance In Gray and Adjoining Counties, $5.00 per year. $2.76 per 6 JWhtfkii 60c Ber month; outside Gray and AdJoininK Counties, (7.00 per year, $3.75 <)|!tf 9 Months, ?6e per month. Price per single copy 6c. $f^i- 1* fc '-Hot th» Intention of thfc newspaper to cast reflection upon the character Of : VW<Sn* knbWtftgly, (md If through "error It should, the management will appreciate ••tiff* attention called to same, and will gladly and fully correct. -**-*• — - - —— MODERN FOOD STORES Turn your mind along the path of memory, and you may recall this childhood jingle: "A little fly flew past my door, Right into the grocery store. He ate so much jelly-cake, It made his little belly ache." The verse says nothing about the bellyaches that afflicted humans after eating fly-blown jelly-cake and other foods, but there were plenty of them. The old-time gro- eery store, as a matter of fact, was an unsanitary marvel. The storekeeper customarily brushed the flies off the cheese before cutting you a slice. His cakes and breads Were exposed to the ravages of any passing insect, as were his fruits and vegetables. What a chemical analysis of his cracker barrel would have disclosed in the way of foreign elements is unimaginable. Contrast today's up-to-date grocery store with that of yesterday. Foods are protected by glass. Refrigeration keeps perishables in the best of condition. Syphons freshen fruits and vegetables. Bread and pastries come wrapped. It's pretty thin pickings for a present day fly. In order to attract customers, stores have adopted the most sanitary display equipment. They put in show cases and refrigerators to protect and preserve foods. So the fly that flies past your door today will probably fly past the grocery store also, and this will save him, arid maybe you, a stomach ache. COLLEGE MEN WANTED! There is exceedingly good news awaiting the college graduates of 1936. More jobs are open for them than at any other time since 1931. Robert F. Moore, secretary of appointments at Columbia University, points out for instance, that many business and industrial organizations were faced with "an alarming gap" in their personnel forces because of depression economics. As a result, not only are there four •times as many requests for college graduates this year as in 1935, but the starting wage level has risen. .; Whereas the top salary a young graduate could expect last year was $100 a month, compensation this year is $125 for the best positions and $100 for "average" jobs. Those that formerly paid practically nothing now offer up to $85 a month. This represents the beginning of a foothold for youth. The absence of that foothold has been one of the great tragedies of the depression. "BULLET PROOF" AIRLINES Testifying before a Committee of the House of Representatives a short time ago, Colonel Gorrell of the Air Transport Association of America, recommended that the government spend the sum of $14,000,000 on airway aids, such as radio facilities, field lights, etc. This amount of money, properly disbursed, he added, would make the airlines "bullet proof" from an airway standpoint. The airlines themselves are spending $15,000,000 over a.two-year period in the interest of safety, even though many of them are operating at a loss. In the light of the vast spending, $14,000,000 is an insignificant sum. Used to make the airways safer, it would give the country tremendous value for every dollar spent. The government could carry on no more worthwhile activity than to encourage air transport efficiency as a national defense measure and peacetime necessity. HINTS TO U. S. WOMEN One of the things about the Republican national convention that most impressed James Bone, London correspondent of the Manchester Guardian, was its lack of feminine leadership. In fact, after a careful study of the American scene on this and other occasions, Mr. Bone has concluded that women "generally seem to have no important part" in our politics. "You don't even have many outstanding women who take leading parts in politics," said Mr. Bone. "In Great Britain we have women who have dominant positions in all parties. In Parliament we have women members who take a. valuable part in the debates, including one of your fellow-Americans, Lady Astor." All of which may be either a challenge or a strong hint to the women of America, just as they choose to interpret Mr. Bone. A reader can ;tt the answer to any question of fact by writing The Pampa Daily NEWS' Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, director. Washington, D. C. Please enclose three (3) cents for reply. ) THIS CURIOUS WORLD Q. Who maile HIP first lon« distance trip in the United Stntcs? P. R. A. In May. 1899. Alexander Winton, early automobile manufacturer, drove from Cleveland to New York. He was on the road five days but his actual running time was 47 hours and 34 minutes. Q. What is Walt Disney's school for cartoonists? E. M. A. He conducts a training school for prospective talent in the Radio Keith Orphcum building. New York City. Q. How great is the tidal effect of the moon on gravity? E. Z. A. It is only one part in nine million. Q. Who owns and controls the r ederal Reserve banks, the United States government or private busl- less? W. R. A. The Federal Reserve banks ar; irivately owned but controlled and egulate'd by the Federal govern- lent. There are about 7.000 mem- >er banks. These are owned by heir stockholders. Acting as banks hey put up the capital with which he Federal Reserve banks operate nd therefore own them. Dividends ip to 6 per cent, when earned by he Federal Reserve banks, are paid o the member banks which, in urn, pay dividends to their private tockholdcrs. All Federal Reserve ank earnings over 6 per cent go to he Federal government as a fran- hise tax. The Federal Reserve ioard at Washington fixes discount, ates and otherwise regulates bank- ng operations and at each Federal Reserve bank is an officer who irectly represents the government. Other officers are the private cm- jloyes of the banks. Q. What is the sign used to nark the official property of the British government? C. G. A. The broad arrow. Q. How much did a full suit of rmor weigh? T. N. A. A suit of armor made for :ing Henry VIII consisted of 235 jieces and weighed 93 pounds. Q. Does lighting follow a draft ir air? S. G. A. It will not follow drafts unless he air stream is filled with smoke ir vapor that makes it a better :cnductor of electricity than the unwinding air. Q. Where is the largest, horse narket? E. M. A. The greatest horse and mule narket in the world Is :it East. St. lOUis. 111. Q. How much sugar docs the Hcrshey chocolate plant use? N. A. A. The chocolate factory uses 3 :arloads of sugar, several carloads if chocolate, and 240.000 quarts of iiilk daily to turn out 625,000 pounds if chocolate products each clay. Q. flow much mail is sent by air? I. P. A. A total of 13,2G8,730 pounds of ir mail was transported during the alendav year 1935. Q. Is there a poultry shortage this ear? C. B. A. All poultry is eleven million lounds short of last year. Q. What is meant by local color n a story? C. P. A. It denotes the inclusion of de- ails concerning a place and its ieople which distinguish it from ny other place and give the story he stamp of authenticity. Q. Why is the Red Sea so called? The Black Sea? H. H. A. The Red Sea is so-called be- :ause of the red color imparted tc he surface water of certain por- ions of the sea by millions of tinj me-celled plants. The term black, s applied to the Black Sea be- :ause of the fogs which obscure it during certain seasons of the year and because it is regarded as in- lospitablc sail it, BARBS According to an authority, the roles of man and woman should be, respectively, pursuer and pursued; not, as is often the case, sued and suer. If the play, "The Postman Rings Twice," had anything to do with baby bonds, the veteran must have collided with a chair on his way to the door. A new type of recording phonograph makes a trio oJ a, single voice. Now to find a way to break down E'd Wynn's voice into one. .Maybe it is just as well that Zioncheck be kept in the hospital for another week, as Americans want to read something about the convention. New York sandwich man, who once boasted he coula "kill a man with a look," is seeking a job, not knowing that plenty of wives are good at that, themselves. Mussolini should have little trouble settling Ethiopia since fte can always exile political enemies. Junior has little sympathy with the Black Legion flog gjrig.victims. None of them had sense enough, apparently to put a 'board in their pants, i : With fingerprints, a Cincinnati police expert is classi fyiug acars. It should help at least in identifying the mar ried criminals. by the mariners who Q. Who built the first steamboat ,o navigate on the Ohio or Missis- iippi river? A. II. A. Nicholas Roosevelt built the irst steamboat to navigate on western rivers. He named it New Orleans. It left Pittsburgh in September, 1811, .rriving at the mouth of the river n January of the following year. During the trip there was an earthquake, but the boat escaped damage. The boat then went into the New Orleans-Natchez trade, carry- ng freight and passengers. The ooat sank in 1814. Post Yourself on The Constitution You will hear a lot about this historic document during the coming campaign. In order to understand the arguments of the orators you need a ccpy for reference. To serve its readers the Pampa Daily News offers an up-to-the minute service booklet containing the texts of the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of Confederation. An epitome of interesting facts about this great basic law and the men who h-amed it—illustrated witl line drawings and photographs—an essential (juide to citizenship foi every home. Enclose a dime anc your copy will come to you in thi first mail. Use This Coupon The Pampa Daily News Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington, D. C. I enclose herewith TEN CENTS in coin (carefully wrapped) for a copy of the new booklet, THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. Name Street City State (Mall to Washington, D. O.) FORM THE. WORLD'S LARGEST B/&& FAM/L.Y... WITH M6R.E. THAN 1.2OO SPECIES AND SUB-SPECIES. TO IT BELONG SUCH GROUPS AS THE GROSBEAKS, FINCHES. SPARROWS AND BUNTINGS. © 19J8 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. AROUND HOLLYWOOD By feERT A "property man," at one sfu- elio fcr 10 years, sits in today for Robbin Coons and tells about his work. CRAB HAS A CUR.IOUS ANTENNA MADE UP OF STIFF HAIRS. WHICH, WHEN BROUGHT TOGETHER FORM A HOLLOW TUBE/ THROUGH THIS TUBE., THE CRAB CAN BREATHE WHEN LMNGr BENEATH SAND AND WATER.. THE finch family is scattered all over the world, with the exception of Australia. In the United States alone there are some two-hundred species and subspecies. These birds are seed eaters, and of groat value to farmers of many countries. All members of the finch family have twelve feathers in their tails. MAN ABOUT MANHATTAN By GEORGE TUCKER NEW YORK—Personal notes pil- 'ered from a sports writer's cuff: • Carl Hubbell, the baseball tosser, pitches with his left arm but answers fan mail with his right. . . When the Giants win, a blue flag is loisted over Uie Polo grounds. They •aise a red one when they lose. . . Lefty Gcmez, the Yankee ace, is Ja.stilian. Fireball Mungo is Dutch. . . Ethan Allen, the Cub cen- .erfieldcr, has a complete motion jicture biography of his young :on. . . Clydell Castleman, young •T. Y. flinger, is a Tennessee farm iroduel who used l,o milk 35 cows norning and evening. . . He was lever on a train until two years ago. The real hang-out for sports celebrities in New York is Jack rcmpsey's restaurant, en 8th ave- uie. . . Which reminds that Estellc Taylor is in town. . . Estelle, of the novies. was Jack's second wife. . . Vlike Jacobs, Joe Louis' mentor, smokes 18 cigars daily. . . E. Moore, vho pitches for the Phils, is a Cherokee Indian. Gertrude Eclerle, who swam the Snglish Channel 10 years ago, is ivlng in New Rochelle, N. Y. . . Jack Delauey, the French-Cana- :lian heavyweight, owns a nightclub .n Greenwich village. Burgess Whitehead, Giant 2nd baseman, is the only Phil Beta Kappa in the najor leagues. Joe Di Maggio, sensational rookie of the Yankees, is known to sports writers as "Martha." And in the'dugouts of the National League Tarzan Parmelce is called Big 1 Bess. Andy Pllncy, hero of the Notre Dame fostball team, has put on the uniform of the Boston Bees and will have a fling at catching flies. . . . There arc no Japanese in major league baseball, although baseball is Japan's most popular sport. . . Nor are there any Chinese. . . Alex Kampouris, of the Cincinnati Reds, is the only Greek in the majors. . . Tony Manero, the new Open champ, Iroks like a movie actor. He used to shine clubs at u Westches- ttr course. Eleanor Holm Jarrett, the swim champ, is the most, beautiful girl athlete in the world. But she shouldn't take on any more pounds . . . House Afire is a race horse. And if he would only run that way his owners wouldn't cnre how many Bold Ventures there are. . . One cf Jack Dempsey's ring philosophies was that one should never' underestimate an opponent. . . "They're all dangerous," he says, "until you have them on the Hoar." Broadbill swordfish again have appeared in waters adjacent to the Sound, and anglers are sharpening up their gaffs and hooks. . . One of the major sports fcr salt watei fisherman around here is dragging Long Island sound for eels. Weak-fishing in the vicinity of Oyster Bay is also receiving a lively play. . . But none of that salt water stuff compares with plugging for large-mouth in those cool fern- , lipped lakes of New York state. HOLLYWOOD—The prop man's vvcrk feems like the most interest- in;?: job on the lo f . !o me. First, an explanation about what props are. Props are everything used or shown in ft picture, outside of the furniture, drapfis, carpets and lights. Some pictures are "proppy" and others aren't. The "proppiest" picture I ever work on was "The Trail of '98." Any kind of picture about former days is tougher than a modern picture. We had three baggage cars of props for "Trail." which was shot at Corona, Colo., and it was some hard work keeping track of everything. Elusive, Those Horned Toads The two hardest props I've ever hnd Vo get were a horned toad for "Hallelujah" and a British ensign for "Today We Live." 1 started trying to catch a horned toad when cur train left Los Angeles, getting off at every stop across the country. When I got to Nashville 1 still didn't have one. I used to go out along the creeks at night and I finally got three toads. I kept them in my bathtub until the director, King Vidor, was ready for them. I put horns on them, but they didn't look so good. Finally a museum let us use some they had. We were using an ensign on a motorbcat. in "Today We Live," but it was blown overboard when nobody was noticing. I had to get another—out in the Pacific. I tried to paint an old towel. No good. We spotted two British cruisers. I rowed over and finally got them to loan me one. but it was four times too 'oig. I tried to double it up, and sew it to look like a small flag, but that also didn't serve. Next day, just before time to shcot the scene, we passed a lot of old wood floating in the water off Long Beach, and hung on it was the ensign we had lost 12 miles away! Locks Up 'Stealablcs' The prop man usually goes on the set an hour or more before the company call and gets things ready, uncovering furniture, dusting, testing lights, pulling shades, ringing- bells and so forth, to see that everything is all right. He also gets out the "stealables" and puts them around where they belong. "Steal- ables" are hand props that have to be kept locked up when not being used. It is the prop man's job to sec that all props are returned after being used. He also has to keep everybody happy._Ninety per cent of the stars and directors are swell to the prop man. It's nearly always the extra people who try lo get tough. Governor Landon Rides Horse 17 Hands Jigh Daily TOPEKA, Kan., June 24. (/P)— Governor Alf M. Landon climbs up on a high horse to get most of the exercise that keeps him in physical trim. The republican presidential nominee is nn early to bed and early to rise fan and regularly walks the eight blocks from his home to office. He takes an afternoon canter on the big chestnut ptimper he calls "Old Si." Si is almost 17 hands high; the average horse is about 15. Landon's weight is about the same as when he became governor four years ago, about 170 pounds. He takes an outdoor workout when he has the time, and romps with his two small children on the same basis, "as I can." Me aims at n sleeping schedule of 10 p. in. to C a. m. The governor knows poker, pitch and pinochle but rarely has lime for them in these days. He is a football and baseball enthusiast and has been a fisherman since his youth. U. S. Fleet Has A New Commander of Yesteryear FIVE TEARS AGO TODAY Chamber of ecmmerce right-of- way committee, with Mel B. Davis as chairman, met to complete arrangements for securing Denver Northern right-of-way through Gray county and thus assure that the rail line would be built. * * * Dr. B. A. Webb defeated T. P. Duncan in the city open golf tournament, by sinking a 20-foot putt on the 36th hole where his opponent missed a 15-foot putt. * * * Russell street was opened to thru traffic after bein gblockaded almost constantly for months during construction of the courthouse, city hall, and finally the Combs-Worley building. SAN PEDRO, Cal., June 24. UP)— The United States fleet—greatest in the history of the nation—receives a new commander-in-chief today. Amid the boom of cannon and the shrill piping 1 of boatswains' whistles, Admiral Arthur Japy Hepburn assumes the rank of full admiral and command of the fleet from Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves. Hauling down his flag as vice- admiral from the Houston, temporary flagship of the scouting force, Admiral Hepburn, distinguished strategist, will turn over his present command to Rear Admiral William T. Tarrant. Returned to the rank of rear admiral, the retiring commander will proceed to Washington for six months duty on the navy general : board before being retired for age. ' ONE YEAR AOO TODAY The Junior chamber of commerce; formally turned over their plans for a 1936 Centennial celebration to a board formed of business men, with Fred Cullum as chairman, after announcing that the celebration had grown too large to bo handled by cne organization as were the pre-Centennial events. Parking prices hit a low level this week about the Texas Centennial Exposition grounds as rates dropped to 15 and 20 cents. Lot owners, who at the outset of the Exposition asked a half dolalr, brought out red painted signs and went to hawking for cars on a 15 cent rate. AUTO LOANS Se Us for Heady Casb to • Refinance. • Buy a new car. • Reduce payments. • Raise money to meet bills. Prompt and Courteous Attention given all applications, PANHANDLE INSURANCE AGENCY Combs-Worley BldR. Ph. 804 Texas Centennial Exposition officials have not, and will not, overlook the children. Every Tuesday for the duration of the Centennial Exposition will be children's day with a nickel price on the entrance gate and all concessions. CAP ROCK BUS LINE ADDS NEW SERVICE TO THE LINE Leaves Pampa at 7:15 a. m., 10:40 a. m. and 4:30 p, m. for Childress, Wichita Falls, Ft. Worth and Dallas. For Okla. City at 10:40 a. m. and 4:30 p. m. over the' Cap Rock making direct connections with the Greyhound Lines at Shamrock and ride big nice buses over all paved route. Don't ask for next bus, ask for the Cap Rock Bus. Call your local agent at Bus Terminal, Phone 871. HOW! ' LfOWl, Ediicd h DR. /AGO GALDSTON SUNNING THE BODY Through the effects of sunlight on ;he green coloring matter of vegetation (chlorophyi, inorganic (non- .iving) compounds are converted into organic compounds. These directly or indirectly serve as the food of all living animals. To the human body, however, sunlight offers certain other advantages, some of which are psycho- logic in nature and others physiologic. In its various gradations, light may soothe or irritate the human being. Thus, we are familiar with the calming effect of the dim, religious light of churches, and with the stimulating effect of the glare of the "Great White Way." To the intense light of the tropics and of high altitudes is charged the nervous disorder frequently developed by those unhabituated to the environment. And some of the ill effects attributed to bad air and poor ventilation are due, in part at least, to the over-stimulation of excessive illumination. But it is a universal conviction HI1ALTH /or the New York Accidemy o/ Medicine that sunlight is healthful. Man and many animals have an instinctive craving for sunlight. The recent style for sun tanning has received medical approval. But tanning, to be fully beneficial, should be gained by graduated exposures, and not by a series of painful sunburns. Those who want to tan their skin should begin by exposing the arms and legs for five minutes at a time morning and afternoon. The sunshine between 10 and 11 a. m. and between 3 and 4 p. m. is preferable to that of midday, when the sun is high. The duration of the exposure and the amount of skin exposed should be gradually increased. Tn this way within a week or so the body becomes acclimated, and the risk of being burned will decrease as the body gradually acquires a protective pigmentation. Fair-skinned individuals and those who do • not tan readily should be particularly cautious not to overexpose their bodies to the rays of the sun. alks ORGY OF NOVELS By BROOKE PETERS CHURCH There was once a little girl who was an inveterate novel reader. She read one novel after another, neglecting work, fresh air, and exercise for the sake of her dissipation. For it was dissipation, and quite as harmful to her as drinking might have been to a young man. Fortunately she lived at a time when people still "gave up" things for the good of their souls. Lent, for example, had a meaning, and sometimes performed a valuable function. It did in this case. No one inquired of a psychiatrist "Why does my child read so many novels? Is she escaping something? How can I uncover her secret sorrow?" Her father merely pointed out to her that she was indulging herself, and by her immoderate novel reading wasting time and energy and relaxing her menial and moral fiber. The little girl gave up novel reading during Lent. It was not an easy forty days to live through at first. Time hung heavy on her hands and again and again she was tempted to give up the struggle and go back to her dissipation. But she stuck it out, anc when Easter Day came she founc that imperceptibly she had built up a firm foundation for the future Never again would she have trouble in controlling her mental muscles Furthermore, she hacV learned to read poetry, history, biography, to replace the fiction drug. From now on her mind was a kingdom whicl she ruled. Exercises for the will and for the mind are not an old wives' tale. Thej do work, and little by little the need for them is once more being realized and' preached. Self-discipline has suddenly been re-discovered anc is being advocated as a new anc modern invention. M. P. DOWNS Automobile Loam Short and Long Terms REFINANCING Small and Large 604 Combs-Worley Bldf. ' Phone 336 MAKE SURE OF FOOD SAFETY The United States Department of Agriculture, The Bureau of Home Economics and other authorities o;ri food preservation and its relation to health agree that all perishable foods such as vegetables, meat, milk and f'ish should be kept constantly below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. If you should find an electric refrigerator above 50 degrees you should defrost it, and if necessary adjust the cold control. In rare instances it may be necessary to call your electric dealer for a service man. If your refrigerator is in the guarantee period this service is also free. TAINTED, LUKEWARM FOOD IS NOT SAFE Be Sure That Your Refrigerator Holds the Temperature Below 50 Degrees Southwestern PUBLIC 9ERV/CG Company

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