PACE TWO THE FRANKLIN PRES? AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN THURSDAY FEB, IX Three Extensive Projects Discussed in Washington Interest Centers On Flood Control, Reclamation, Soil Conservation (Special to The Press-Maoonian) WASHINGTON. Feb. 24. Pas sage of the Supreme Court Retire ment Bill will make only a slight change in the status of the Jus- IT.. .1. . it. . : j. 1 Justice of the Supreme Court may resign at 70 on a pension of full pay,. $20,000 a year, for life. Justice Holmes, who resigned at 88 "and lived for four years longer, is the only one who has taken ad vantage of this law in recent years and he refused to take his pen sion. One reason why 'others have not done so is that their work on the Bench is so integral a part of their lives that they do not like to give it tip and go into enforced idleness so long as they are still able to perform their judicial duties. Another, though probably a less compelling reason why Supreme Court justices retain their seats when , they could resign, is . that their pensions would be subject to income tax, 'which their salaries are not. Always a Member The retirement bill permits any Justice to retire from active ser vice on the Bench at or after 70, but he is still a member of the Court, . as a retired officer of the Army, and could be ' called upon for special duty at any time. His i:f : : i u.. . niu imuiv is iiul itujjauu uy nit u: i i : , uiii, uoi ins sjiieuy. icuulcu in any way. " The original purpose of the bill, which has been considered by pre vious Congresses, was to extend to the Supreme Court the same re tirement privilege now enjoyed by judges in the lower Federal courts. The purpose back of the present revival of the plan, however, is to .make it easier and more attractive to some of the older Justices to retire now and so create vacancies .in the Court which the President Resulting From uscuLif nam EXPOSURE . FATlQUi HOST BITia . (PRAIN1 IMPLI NIUHtLOII Fur qiilok filet rub JAPANESE) OIL (Enareo) on achin joint and aor tin Biuauioa. it's unulM jid HORN'S SHOE SHOP SAYS WE ARE STILL MENDING SHOES When you are in a state of mind Of being anytime unkind, Sorter in the downward blues; , Why .not let us mend your shoes. HORN'S SHOE SHOP Box 212 Troy F. Horn Opposite Courthouse Y PRICELESS INFORMATION for those suffering from STOMACH OR DUODENAL ULCERS, DUE TO HYPERACIDITY-POOR DIGESTION, ACID DYSPEPSIA, SOUR STOMACH, GASSI NESS, HEARTBURN, CONSTIPATION. BAD BREATH, SLEEPLESSNESS OR HEADACHES. DUE TO EXCESS ACID. Explains the marvelous Willard Treat ment which Is bringing amaslng relief. Sold on IS dayi triaL PERRY'S DRUG STORE To Get Rid of Acid find Poisonous Wast Your kidneys helo to keea rem by eonstsntly (Uterine wast from the blood. If your kidneys get functionally disordered . and fail te remove excea impurities, there may be poisoning of (ha whole system sm body-wide distress. Burning, scanty or too frsauent nrU nation may be a warning of aoaaa kidatey H AP lilarlrtop HiafnrHanfta You msy suffer nagging backaeks persistent headache, attacks of dlsslneaa, getting up nights, swelling, paffinaaa under the pyeS feel weak, nervoiav'sJI played out. In such cases ft Is better to rely oai medicine that baa won eountry-ertd acciaim man on aomeioing leas ISYOtw ably known. Use oa's Pill. A ss aid. tude of rrateful peoola Doan't. Ask your neighbori n n n n n mm i hesv;khh 1 VI M II II M II fUUI III lw iui ibt.idm. ffl il 1 1 111 I " aa to cold wuthar, ILf -1111 f 1 I SStSS??S?A"SKSSUC could fill with younger men. Hood Dust Reclamation Next to the Supreme Court issue, Washington's interest is centering upon the extensive projects of flood control, desert reclamation and soil conservation, which are taking con crete form. ,lhe reclamation project, interest in which has been stimulated by the recent recurrence of dust storms in Oklahoma, outlines a long-range regional project taking in all or parts of ten states. . ' The Federal Government, the state governments and local authori ties in these ten states would co operate to put several million acres back into grass and develop meth ods of protecting settlers on the til lable lands of the region and pro viding financial assistance to. such as might need it. Relief of sufferers from the Ohio Mississippi floods comes ahead of projects for. the prevention of fu ture floods. Due to the Tact that so much of the $790,000,000 just .ap propriated for the, W. P. A. and other relief agencies will be needed for immediate relief work in those river valleys, Relief Administrator Harry Hopkins has asked Congress for another $200,000,000, which he will doubtless get. . "Disaster Corporation" Loans Congress also passed and the President has approved a bill cre ating the "Disaster Corporation," authorized to lend up to 20 million dollars to flood sufferers, who can not obtain sufficient credit from ordinary channels for rebuilding their homes., sh,ops, farms and. fac tories. The Recdnstruction . Finance Corporation is to supply the capital.f The Administration's agricultural proposals, as now shaped up, in elude five major projects; in the in terest of agriculture. One is con tinuance of the soil conservation subsidy plan, estimated to distribute an annual benefit of 500 million dollars with larger subsidies in times of big -crops. N Plans are. also about matured on new legislation ior stronger volun tary and compulsory production control than was called for in the original AAA., , A third proposal is an enlarged crop insurance plan, to protect farmers against the ' hazards of weather and insects, with the cost of insurance borne partly by gen eral taxation. - ; ' Fourth is an entirely new project for cash and credit advances to in dividual tenant farmers who want to work their way from tenancy to farm ownership. The fifth is a broad system of price-fixing loans on major crops, coupled with government-financed storage of sur plus commodities. - Those are. the, elements of the completely integrated agricultural program which was worked out and unanimously approved ' at the conference of 50 farm leaders with the Secretary of Agriculture and other Administration and Congres sional leaders held here this month. The new farm program eliminates one of the major grounds upon which AAA was invalidated by the Supreme Court, which held that the processing tax for the benefit of farmers was an improper use of the government's taxing power. The new plan would impose no special taxes, taking the necessary funds from , the general revenue instead of putting the whole burden upon processors of agricultural com modities. . 1 v The tenant-farmer project has been mapped on a large scale There are estimated to be about 3 million farmers, scattered all over the nation, who do not own their land. The plan proposes to advance government funds to the extent of ten million dollars a year to en able tenants to buy approved farms, which would provide for 2,000 or 2,500 farmers annually, Spates are to be urged to reform their, tenancy laws, which are gen erally regarded as less fair to the tenant than are the land laws of England. . .,', Under this plan the government would 'buy millions of acres and resell to farmers who are now tenants such parts of it as are suit able for farming. Speculation in farm land is to be discoiiraged or prevented, and1 land pncesL mortgage interest and other credit regulated by law. Ideal Co-ed ft - m ai m. fcn-i-in, NEW YORK . . . Her answers to a questionnaire by John Held, Jr originator of the word "flapper," won for Dorothy Louise Miller of Columbia University (above), the honor of being titled, the Ideal Co-ed. BifcaTTtlft Ford4lome Almanac Being Distributed Brimful of useful facts and in formation and other material of human interest, the! Ford Home Almanac for 1937 goes to the homes of the United 'States this week, distributed free by dealers of the Ford Motor company. Readers of the booklet will find that, in addition to the ,time of sunrise and- set, adjusted to each latitude; moon phases, eclipses and the usual other information given in Almanacs, the Ford Home Al manac is replete, with . interesting reading material dealing with an cient and modern prophecies, some of which shaped the destiny of dif ferent countries; sea mysteries that generations of research have not solved and other miscellany. There are also short articles deal ing with the views of Henry Ford on various subjects, as well as an article showing in detail what he has done with the $13,000,000,000 I which the public has paid for' Ford fears' iiiid Hfuclcs sifted A fte" -ord M Qtor company began business in 1901 Most interesting are the facts that, oKthis vast sum,' the Ford Motor company retailed for itself but o.4 cents "out ot eyery aoiiar, spending the rernainder, . totaling nearly $12,500,000,000 for wages, taxes and materials.. The housewife and mother, will find the little book handv because of the reliable information it bringJ for. first aid treatments in many different kinds of emergencies, hints for the kitchen and care of the garden' and a well planned garden chart. The motorist plan ning a trip to any part of. the United States will find in the Al manac a chart giving accurate mile ages between important cities. Lord's Acre Movement Spreading Rapidly A movement rapidly' spreading among rural churches is ;that of having members set aside some special plot of ground or give' a definite part of the proceeds from some special project to the church. A comment by Dr. John W. Hol land in tThe Progressive Farmer is as follows: f "This Lord's Acre movement em phasizes Jhe farmer's partnership with God.' It plans something defi nite fori each one to do.. It works in the open where the results may be seen and measured. It will take some , of the indefiniteness out of what we call 'Christian stewardship.' Thousands of people will find their spiritual . life quickened into new ness by the sight of things 'growing solely for God.' Thousands of boys and girls will develop characters which will always feel the influ ence of thus working for and with God. One may not have so much as an -acre to spare, but in that case a smaller plot or some other activity will provide something for G6d's work. The woman who gives all Sunday, eggs to the church is an example." J, 1 Dangerous Fun Afghanistan soldiers play a game called "kukushka." .They dodge around a blind-folded j man, who fires a loaded gun in their direc tion whenever they shout "cuckoo" at him.V.:. v - Colored Baptists Building Church at Pine Grove The( pastor and members of Pine Grove Baptist church, colored, are building a new church and are ask ing their white friends to assist them in raising the money to com plete the building. The pastor, W. M. Herbert, states that they have almost fin ished the cement block walls and that they are salvaging all useful parts of the old building. This church has planned a gen eral rally for next Sunday, Feb. 28, and a large, crowd of colored people is expected to attend. War On Opium ' China is making a war on the opium evil. Plans are laid to eradi cate his evil by 1940. All opium growers will ' be registered up to then and hundreds of clinics for the cure of addicts are planned. Once cured an addict will be shot if found using the drugs again. Lake asphalt is found in large quantities in the West Indies and Venezuela. LADIE YOU JUST OUGHT TO SEE E. Ki Cunningham & Company's New Spring Merchandise They Have Everything You Need in Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Such as Coats, Coat Suits v Dresses, Underwear Hose, Sweaters " v Smocks, Shoes It will pay you to visit their store, and let them show you through, for .it is there that you , will see, the very latest .styles, colors, and ma terials and las you know, They Only Feature the Best DROP 11 E. K. Cunningham & Co. The Shop Of Quality - FRANKLIN, N. C K, . II- I V A Iiipment I WE NE OF ': Macpt My Co. I Hardwari lements I LYMAN ll Mgr. . wl. mw mm mw Xir';S oV 1. S aVT ' Isf ? - INE OF

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