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The Duplin times. (Warsaw, N.C.) 1933-1963, June 06, 1935, Image 8

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ve a i rlty 1. 0y CARTER FUXL Washington. The - question ..of sew taxes, often hinted, tbougb . never given mocb official notice, le Tight on top of the heap again at . a result of the bonus situation. Every one on the Inside In Wash ington, ' providing bit vision waa not distorted by what he. wanted. Instead of what cold reason would , demonstrate, has known far some time that some form of bonui legis lation would pass and that its .1 passage, antes the whole Roosevelt formula waa to be aet aside, would necessitate additional taxes. In the President's mind, the bo nus Is on all foura with the cotton processing tax. ; - , U "Where would the money come fromr his question to Mew England and southern demands for repeal of tne cotton tax, applies equally to the drain on the treasury that a bonus compromise : would -make.- ' The only change In the sltuaUon Is that the probability now Is the compromise will result in taking sev eral Hundred million dollars more out of the treasury' than bad. been fig- urea up to a few weeks ago. For ex ample. It baa been known for some time that,, despite the President's Mews about the bonus, he would he glad to compromise for some thing like 1L200.000.000. But the prospect today Is that It - will take at least $1,500,000,000 to turn the trick. . ' Incidentally the President put a powerful lever In the hands of the bonus advocates In Insisting on a larger amount when he discussed that Idea of $750 Invested now Id a government bond amounting' to 11,000 by 1949. If be had used the legal bank rate of Interest, 6 per cent, In calculating the "present value" of the bonus certificates, be could have said $500. Actually a little less." Low Interest Rates ' It is the first time that the low Interest rates the government has been moving heaven and earth to .bring about have worked against the federal treasury Instead of for It Over a stretch of ten yeara a . difference of 1 per cent in Inter est makes a great deal of difference, especially If the difference is com pounded, as It Is In the illustration the President used. The sixth grade arithmetics used to tell us that money at 6 per cent doubles ' Itself In 12 years, compounded. It Is not definitely known just what the administration will recom mend In the way of new taxes. , .Congress leans heavily to heavy in heritance taxes. This fits Jn with the Roosevelt policy of whittling away at Inherited fortunes. It Is In tune with heavy income taxes, re , duced ' Interest on investments, smaller profits for business, etc. I In fact It is almost a necessary part of New Deal philosophy. For granted that the Roosevelt program for small profits, etc., would work, the whole tendency would be to freeze existing conditions, prevent ive uy uew loriuoes iron) oeing created, but by the safety thrown around existing enterprises, tending also to preserve existing fortunes. Assuming they were big enough to stand losses in certain directions utility earnings, for example. So It appears likely that heavier Inheritance taxes will be one of the surest factors In the new tax program. Under consideration, also, though with no formal blessing as yet from the White House, Is the pro posed tax on life Insurance pre miums. This would be 1 per cent but would be paid by the com panies direct Policy holders of course would really pay it for their dividends and' policy reduc tions would naturally be less. There ; Is plenty of political dynamite In 'this one. Even more protests would be caused by another tax under con sideration by the treasury experts. This would reduce the present ex- ' emptlon of 40 cents on movie admls- : slon to 10 cents 1 Real "Drive" Possible If three thousand farmers Just happen to decide to pay a visit to Washington, enjoy the sights, tell mnnwu to nan tho ArrlralHiral Adjustment administration amend ' ments, and listen to a speech by .we rresiaeot, witn no organisation to stir them up, no one to pay their expenses the whole thing Just out of a blue sky, so to speak what nay happen when there is really a ."driver "Washington may see the answer. For sooner or later there Is go ing to be a serious move to re duce, or maybe eliminate, these ben efit payments. Already there Is a strong conviction and those who bold It are getting reinforcements all the time that the whole system of benefits Is wrong. Wrong In that In tne long run It Is not a good thing for the farmers themselves. ,. a Then there la another large group who want to curtail" or eliminate the benefits for an entirely differ ent reason. -This group , does not think the ' treasury can , stand the ' train Indefinitely. Or, ; to put It another way, that the taxpayers (for' the benefits are paid nut of proc essing taxes) cannot stand the strain.'" ''" ''"" ' ' Put the two groups together and jot have a pretty fair nucleus. It illment ( not ! uld be a real march ) by the embattled Those who have considered the whole, problem gay that Is very un likely prior to election. They say the President would never dare to attempt" to cut off the farmers' payments until the re-election la aafely achieved: ' . ; That, naturally, Is Just opinion. it la the ordinary mental process oi a politician one who knows that Franklin D. Roosevelt is also a poli tician, and who cannot conceive his doing anything so unpollUc as kick- Ing a lot of perfectly good voters in the face just on the eve oi tneir going to the polls, Doubtful Logic They may be right and they may be wrong. But it was the same sort of logic that led many allegedly astute political minds to assume that the President would not veto the bonus bill. Including Huey Long. Including Father Conghlin. Including many others, so that maybe this logic cannot be taken at Its face value. It might be said that the two things are very different That ve toing a bonus bill never yet has hurt a President It certainly did not hurt Coolldge. There Is grave doubt that It hurt Hoover, although difficult to prove. Most veterans who happen also to be politicians will tell you privately that Hoover was hurt a great deal more by his handling of . the bonus .' marchers than by his veto of the bonus bin. But the present situation . pre sents the sort of thing that has sel dom been tested, It la not a case of refusing to try a scheme about which there Is violent difference of opinion, aucb aa the equalization fee Idea of the McNary-Haugen bill. It la a case of cutting off money pay ments, which were already being celved by a large class. And that might be difficult 1 Different Story .Lots of water baa flowed down stream since the good old days when both bouse and senate rushed through the administration's secur ity and stock exchange regulation bllL That measure, drafted by two of Felix Frankfurter's boys, Cohen and Landis, was put through In the early days-when President Roose velt's wishes did not have to be ex pressed by the king himself to be come a law. The word of any of his ministers, or his lieutenants, was enough. And everybody knew that Frankfurter's 'boys were dose to the throne. But what a different story bowl Which does not mean the bonus that-always was Outside the ordi nary orbit of administration pro gram material. Nor the World court. Nor the St Lawrence seaway If and when It comes up: . No, the difference shows up on Just the ordinary run of the mine, so to speak, legislation. ' And the answer la two fold. ' First the legislators on Capitol Hill have discovered that the king's ministers may be very powerful for a time, but their time' Is apt to be short Douglas is gone lives In outer darkness, v Not forgotten far from It but Just out of the picture. Hngh Johnson is out still praising the "Chief," but kicking the shins of the king's ministers vigorously. Though of course loyalty always had lain to the king, not the king's min isters. The most . loyal - subject could always deplore' the folly of the king's advisers. That' haa been true since the dawn of history. It Is not a development of the Roose velt administration. Now the most powerful minister in Washington is not very frighten ing to the bad boys on Capitol Hill If they think he is apt to be out Of the picture say six months hence, That's tha VflV nn1IHC ! . fThmfr That's the way politics is. '" There is no use trying to please anybody who won't be arobnd to return the favor later on. Especially If pleas ing this personMn temporary author ity means irritating ' folks ' back borne who Just may remember It on election day. r The most Impos ing figure' loses ' lmpressiveness If the pedestal is noticed to be won bly. And the national' legislators have come to the conclusion that there Is not a single Arm founda tion under a single, one of Roose velt's present advisers.' May SUU Be Around . This la probably a very jaundiced view on their part r It may be that, lots of them -Will be around, and powerful, a year hence. . Bot the fact that so many ' have slipped prevents any ; one of them from speaking with tbe old note of' au thority, so far as Capitol Hill Is concerned.;!-'.,' w-i : '.-yy'ijji Congress abolldied'Clt'iame ducks. ; After a senator or member of the bouse Is defeated be no longer can either vote or debate. But there Is a- certain lame duck suspicion attached to all the brain trnster;;iJ,;;V,1;;".:;i...; .;. Then there Is another reason. In the early day of tbe Roosevelt .ad ministration the Jobs done In draft ing legislation were very workman like Indeed. As, for example, the aforementioned . Cohen ', and Landis Securities and stock exchange reg ulation bllL Whether one approved the Ideas behind tbe measure or hot there was no discounting the skill with which the precise intent o the framers was spread on the statute books. . 1 . i '.X:',?1 . CoprHfbl WHO SMvlea, 4ti'C in .n(ire-. elimination. . Th j th on shk-, farnit-iSL Is - LigLt T! ti on Phenom enon c J . MJexterity. London. A furmer deputy com missioner of London's metropolitan police once half seriously suggested mat a police car should be perpetu ally parked before 45 Bans place- so often did. Scotland Yard require the services of the man who lives there. This man, also known as the "unofficial counsel to the O. L DV 4 is sir James crichton-BrOwne. au- thor of some novels based , on para doxes of legal medicine and serious works on nervous diseases, and vice president of the Royal Institution, Just 27 years ago he concluded a , lecture on "Dexterity . and the Bond Sinister." at the institution with the words j We cannot get rid of rtght-or- j'lef t-handedness try how we may. To rata out the written troubles of the brain Is no easy matter to delete Its deeply engraven records Is a task Impossible.'' Expert Elucidates, A representative of the Dally Mall uanng recently reaq a report 01 til IatHii-a fhmno-h mnA falling grasp It entirely caUed at 45 Hans 1X&ZZ!X James bad Just been celebrating bis ninety-roorth birthday., In another way, he dldnX for when he left be took with him an elucidation of the? lecture of 1908 which, far the Dally MalL reads In part aa fol- lowa an epic of Its sort: "Ambidextral culture, useful f"0" ' Wdaily employed persons, must' on the large acale tend to. confusion. "Right-handedness . Is woven In the brain and so Is left-bandedness, and to chance the pattern yoa must unravel the tissues. My conviction Is that aa regards left-bandedness It is Well to leave well alone.1 "I am Interested to note-there fore, ' that our London school, doc tors Who have been Investigating the teaching of left-banded children have come to the same conclusion aa that at which I arrived so long ago. -Their-memorandum Just pre sented lays stress on the aerlous danger that may result from pres sure In correcting left-bandedness in children when It Is'elther natural or well established. "There are cases of genuine and permanent ambidexterity, notably that of Lord Baden-Powell. that benefactor of bis country, who Is accustomed to use both hands In terchangeably. .."It baa- never been suggested that left-bandedness or ambidexterity Is Indicative of any mental defect or Incompatible with the highest In tellectual : power or with' genius. Leonardo da Vinci was left-banded. "Natural Ieft-handedness Is mere ly a transference of power from one side to the other, and acquired, ant- Plans Search for Log V " of Sir John Franklin Montreal BY K. Pease of Lon don and his dog Jill arrived in Montreal en route to the Arctic cir cle, wnere tney expect to. spend three or four-years searching for the logbooks of Sir John Franklin. Pease, who brought with, nun 80 tons of equipment Is a young man In search of adventure. He will walk. skit and sled it from Churchill to Chesterfield Inlet; . then on- to. tbe unnamed Island where he believes the, valuable logbooks are cached. He will depend for- guidance on a map,' given to him; by the-; dead Danish explorer. Knud Rasmussen, which Is believed to have been left K nnn , SVanlrlln nii.t. nn by one of Franklin's party on' the Ill-fated quest for the : northwest passage. -' ; , - v v v WaUar for Hone Costly " Davenport Iowa; It cost Scott county $22 to water a Junk man's bony nag during April and the su pervisors became so . wrought up aooui ii mat iney nave oraered tbe -county's laat survivor of the horse age a public watering trough re moved. ' - f ' v - Earthquake Shakes Mountain Where Ark Landed Reports from Turkey tell of a Ararat the 17,000-foot peak on which or Injured by the temblor. The Illustration shows Erlvan with Mount Ararat r ans the special t"'a in groups, of nuickti ngs In the brain for Ing ; and i certu i i ter of went. It la all a mat ral organization, 'os of the 'Brain. "The i brain a trical. I j sons t' i more v. i . , hemispheres of the : t functionally symme a vast majority of per- t hemisphere Is the ry, the right the more autoim t. nt there Is an occasion 1 of this arrangement al reves "Now I' ) hand and arm centers are ad.' "t to . each other and closely 1. ; with the speech cen ters In the brain, and It Is a- sig nificant fact observed by the Lon don school doctors that itammertiiff Ja among the nervous systems In duced by Ul-Judged efforts to cor rect left-handedneast In young chll-. dren in whom the evolutions of the brain centers are still going on. We have right and - left-banded- ness everywhere. In the human anb. lect It Is weU to accept It as It Is, ana mace uie best of It without at I tempting any futile, perhaps has- 1 "iuvua, irausiormanon," I ' Take, Place.of Cattle in. .West Famous .Old Trails Now Have Federal Sanction. Phoenix, Aria. The western trail herd have not passed, . but today tney are sheep and not cattle, with numbers driven regularly exceeding the count of the most famous old trails. it's -a faux pas, of course. ' to mention sheep, and cattle In one breath (to a cattleman), but the former still are featured: In big drives In fact the business of sheep driving baa grown, while 'cat tle are moved by rail. , It's largely a matter of terv sim ple business. . , , - Cattle, lose weight when driven cross-country. Cows are valued not by the hoof, but by the beefsteak. IN HIGH-STYLE : Br CHBRn NICHOLAS . r-4 K. Maid and matron! daughter and mother, silver-haired, blond or bru nette, "sweet sixteen" or past forty, it matters not for everybody's look ing young and up-and-golng In the sprightly prints, shiny strawa . and colorful bouquets which fashion Is gifting her followers with -. this spring and for ; summer to, come. See mother' pictured above In ber stunning rougu straw sailor topped with Its pert velvet bow, and ber striking print frock, and wearing' a corsage of those most '.elegant violent earthquake at E.Ivan which 'f: i.' ..":' " 1 Noah's Ark landed; according to tradition. . Many persons were killed j r I i M.ust A" ",o i i me t 1 111 8 J i - -. ; ; , . .nd la f a o . i. t. I i s mo jt of the I 'it, and whlrrli g roi as )( 4. d'ans let loose at divers nullon al, ri'iciiiU and local ci.1l" a tlons. - .. .' 'V "The year 10"5 will be one'of the biggest celebration years In the last thirty," be predicts. "The king's silver Jubilee cele brations In Canada, plus annual fairs and exhibitions, will sit a record for Illuminated shows this year." , Student Hopes to Hunt ; Eig Game With Arrows . Los Angeles. An ambition whirh Don Carson, medical student hopes soon to ruimi is to hunt big game mi airica wito now and arrow. ; mm uoward Hill of JLos An geles, nationally known archery ex. pert he hunted Is the Florida Ever- giaaes recently with onlv a bow mr,A quiver fuU of steel-Opped arrows, bagging alligators. ; wUdcata. onoa- uiu mccoona, ' ' i ' with thick, steaks bringing more uuucjr. ado money crop of sheep is their wool, which can't be walked away. So today some 800,000 complain ing "woollies" are taking the long "c " souuern pastures In and about the Salt river valley to north era Arlsond, i where they ' will wait out the summer at hlsh aititniiM whose ranges are not withered by ueserc sun. , r -The business of trail driving ii u oig inaustry. The govern ment sets aside regular strips for queep ro iouow as they- go north and as they return sooth. Seme make a round trip of 400 "miles. Trails followed are as old as the Industry. They are picked original ly because .of advantages of feed and water, and once set by custom, received governmental r - sanction Homesteadlng or script purchase of land In the sheep "strips"? Is for bidden. " , - " i ' - , , .The oldest of them recentlv bin.' somed out with a shiny new suspen-' un onuge, wnicn sheen weekl cross to avoid wetness and possi ble quicksand;: of the Salt rtver below.- r - ., , t , Following the driven '' "demands alertness and sacrifice pf herders. Mountain lions are not a myth, but are plentiful In parts of the sheep range. Wild dog packs are a menace in the Salt river valley, and may kill scores in a night's bloody orgy. Coyotes : are present everywhere, vigilant to , take stragglers. - ; City Has to Fence Self : " In to Keep Cattle Out Midland, Texas. Depredations of cattle that roam', the streets , of Wink, boom oil town near here, at will have caused the city author Itles to resort, to the old stand-by of ranch country wire fences. .f Mayor Thedford of Win bought cedar posts and the entire corpora tion of Wink will be fenced 'off, be coming like the cities of old, which were waued in except that 'the wall will be barbed wire, in this case. " , . ,' - . - With the" outside cattle fenced out, those who keep cows Inside tbe corporate limits of Wink will be re quired either to keep , them staked out or In the pen, as an ordinance forbids live stock of any kind run ning at large.- and luxurious of flowers orchids. Daughter,' posing below In tbe illus tration, competes with mother in this matter of- wearing orchids Her new ' flowered taffeta frock Is a "dear." It Is trimmed in the Regen cy, manner with bows of brlgbt vel vet ribbon.' i. Do not fall to observe the swanky little sailor which Climaxes this costume. It is of shiny sUtcbed black oilcloth; ; atlrred Into volcanic activity-Mount In the background,.- ' Ey CIIEIUS PASHION Is recapturing the ele- gancies ana encnantments wnicn bespeak a truly feminine season. Tbia message of a return to the ex quisite, the -aesthetic, the lovely and alluring in matters of dress Is being told In countless beguiling trends. , A most happy evidence of increas ing sentiment , expressed for s the sweetly feminine In dress, la the revival of that' charming custom of wearing flowers, carrying flowers and trimming prettiest gowns with flowers. No need to tell you the fas cinating things designers are doing l.V m .l ... J k wiui uuwers, iub uiusiranon nere witb speaks 'for- ltself,.:? ??'?;-';-':':;. Another evidence of the dawn of new era of exquisitely feminine fashions Is the re-enthronement Of silk,' real genuine "all-silk," mind This call for real silk from those of discriminating taste tt not - a mere passing fancy, but rather a sens of fabric Identification which developing, among the fair sex. We are coming to know that such terms as crepe, satin, taffeta, and the like, are not necessarily called silk crepe, silk .satin, silk ; taffeta and so,.on.'?,V:d.!T'::..'-;.v. The - duo - theme ' of flowers and real silk sounds enticing and Is let For answer, please refer to the trio of adorable., evening creations In the. accompanying picture. . (. It adds a glamorous note to these dis tinguished and exquisite modes that they were selected for Illustration from among a collection, of cos tumes entered exclusively by soci- :ty women snop owners in tbe met- SILK NET JACKET -'. B CHBBtue NICHOLAS "V L . This, exotic silk print evening gown is white wltb green florals widely spaced. The silk net "butch er boy" capelike Jacket Is In the same shade of green. Front back and tbe Sleeves ars pleated, . This very beautiful ' twosome ' Is worn by Gladys - Swarthout, tbe lovely opera and movie star who was re cently chosen as one of the ten best dressed women In America, . e; FormaJ Swagger,: Coa"tS The forma) swagger coat Is a pi quant newcomer. ; Done In woolens that vary from black to palest blue, wltb full sleeves and soft collars, they flare and awing above the most legant of afternoon dresses. ,: COR'; -'..: NICHOLAS ropolltan silk show ing held recently In New York. ' :. .- a deep lilac- ailk crepe ' (quality-kind pure silk) : fashions . i the" atatelr 'evening , gown to the left which bears out . word ' from Paris that' deep lilac and violet - tones are outstanding . this season. The wide bordering of - . silk ' violets which outlines tbe graceful cape speaks eloquently of the fascinating and -ingenious play -,-which designers are . making with , - flowers. ;tJ'sA: . The costume centered In the pie-'. ' ture i reflects - a very v ecstasy of , beauty. This most alluring dinner ensemble is In gray (a very high- 'j style color for . evening) : pure-silk taffeta. ' Its cunning Jacket with : . quaintflowlng-from-the-elbowsleeveg is graced with a youthful collar faced with lilacs' In delectable col. : orlng. To complete the picture ml lady carries an Intriguing muff done - In lilacs to match. , : " Vaporous, elusively sheer end floating, muchly-draped and shirred : chiffon Is Ihe idol of the hour for evening wear. The "darling of a ' Z gown", with "red riding hood" cape .1 I to the right In the group Is of ex--: 1 -r.. qulsite white sllk chliron. The eve- ' nlng hood is one of the outstanding features of the formal mode. Young . " girls adore them. As artful as fancy ' can picture is the shirring on this ,' - gown ; which occurs at - shoulder, ' . cuffs and on the skirt The very -latest gesture In silhouettes Is In- " terpreted via the elaborate draping at the tide of the slender fitted skirt Lilacs on the hood and worn as a corsage sing a song of spring- -, - ; time youth and beauty, for this dream of a midsummer night chlf- - 1 (on ensemble, v . , ' - - S C. WwMrn Nwtppr Unlom. ..- REGENCY TREATMENT FOR SPRING COATS . "Draped bows," butterfly revers." "front fullness In the bodice" call it what you will each phrase de scribes the treatment that persists through the Vlonet adaptations that are shown. The coat and wrap de signers give this detal an Impres slve position In the second spring collections, - - n ' , The "pouf at front which gives a pleasant Regency quality to the otherwise modern coat . or -frock, lends Itself- to a variety of inter- : pretatlons suitable Jor . taffeta or flat fur. for tbe coat and varied from ripping revers to double Jabot In crisp formal wraps, - Also important-as a detail that promises to be heard from are the butter fly, collars that are placed hich ' across the shoulder rather than as Jabot r . , s Knit 5uit Style Inspire You to Do One Yourself , You know how Important the stilt la to be. But bad you thought of knitting one for yourself! You'd be Inspired to make the effort after taking one look at a three-piece which- Includes a British looking short Jacket wltb skirt and sweai er . blouse. The Jacket haa all the airs of the- high-powered English tailored suits of the season, wltb its high notched lapels. Its semi-fitted lines and lu . casual i one-button closing.,. 8klrt and Jacket are done In diagonal ribbing, with the'anme effectiveness i of the smartest diaa onal woolens. ' " . Tweed knit coat designs are notb Ing short of superb. - Floating Cown'i The newest evening gowns fl ' In clouds of tulle. Sequins, ant! s and metal cloths are kIvIiik way i fabrics considered "utterly ten and charming."! ' V, ( f,

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