The Wapanucka Press (Wapanucka, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, March 18, 1921 Page: 2 of 7
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USE U. S. MONEY
MELLON ASKS THE PUBLIC
TO HELP CONSERVE
ASKS FOR THE BUDGET PLAN
The Nation Cannot Afford Extrava-
gance and So Far As Possible It
Must Avoid New Expendit-
Washington. — Secretary of the
Treasury Mellon, in his first official
statement made public in the form
of a letter to bankers, appealed to
"the people generally" to stand for
rigid economy in governmental ex-
penditures and urged the immediate
establishment of a national budget
The secretary discussed at length
the nation's financial condition, de-
claring that the showing made in the
last eight months has been "particu-
.larly encouraging." There are, how-
ever, heavy drains to come on the
treasury this month and next, he
added, and these require the flotation
of more short term certificates of in-
debtedness, announcement of which
he made coincident with the letter.
Economy Is Demanded.
"The nation cannot afford extrava-
gance," Mr. Nelson asserted, "and so
far as possible it must avoid entering
.new fields of expenditures. Figures
on current operations of the govern-
ment show that the country's fin-
ances are sound but that the situa-
tion calls for the utmost economy.
"The heavy requirements of the
government on account of necessary
expenditures, including interest and
sinking fund on the public debt, and
the maturity of $7,500,000,000 in
short dated debt in the next two years
or thereabouts, make it imperative
that the greatest care and economy
be exercised in matters affecting gov-
"The people generally must become
more interested in saving the govern-
ment's money than in spending it. A
thorough-going national budget sys-
tem must be established and the gov-
ernment's expenses brought into re-
lation to its income."
Treasury Saves Money.
The belief was expressed by Secre-
tary Mellon, however, that the first
nine months of the fiscal year or to
March 31, would show the treasury
has made ends meet with a slight sur-
plus to use against the great war
debt. Payments on the war debt must
necessarily be slow, he said, explain-
ing that the heavy payments to the
railroads would seriously hamper
previous plans to lower the debt.
•, The Issues of certificates announced
will aggregate >400,000,000 and will
bear interest at 5% per cent, half
having a maturity date of one year
apcl tb9 remainder for six months.
Both Issues will be accepted in pay
jnent of income and profits taxes.
$500,000,00 Is Needed.
He said $500,000,000 in certificates
much be paid off March 15 and an ad-
ditional $118,000,000 a month later.
Besides these needs, there is to be
paid the semi-annual interest on Lib-
erty bonds on March 15, a payment
of about $75,000,000. The treasury
also must make payments to the rail-
roads during March, which Mr. Mel-
lon estimated at $200,000,000.
To partially offset the heavy outgo,
the regular quarterly payment of in-
come and profit taxes is due March
15, from which the treasury hopes to
release approximately $500,000,000.
used up in retiring the certificates
This tax payment, therefore, will be
due on the same date. Funds ob-
tained from the new issues of certifi-
cates then will become available for
caring for other debts of which the
railroad payments and the small pre-
vious issues of certificates constitute
the greatest amount.
HOOVER PLANS CHANCES
Reorganization Policy for Commerce
Department Is Outlined.
Washington.—The future of the de-
partment of commerce in its abilities
to meet the needs of trade and in-
dustry must await the "thorough reor-
ganization of the whole executive ma-
chinery" now being undertaken by
Ithe joint congressional reorganization
committee, Secretary Hoover said
The declaration was. made in Mr.
Hoover's first statement aB a cabinet
member in which he announced the
policy of his department to be one of
service and not of "regulation of trade
and industry." Outside of voluntary
jmeasures he said the only immediate
kextension of service would be in the
Jbbtaining of greater internal efficiency.
SUGAR BUSINESS INCREASING
INCREASE OF $50,000,000
OVER PREVIOUS YEAR
Amount In the National Sugar Bowl
In 1920 Represented 111 Pounds
New York.—The volume of business
done by the American Sugar Refining
company in 1920 shows an increase
of $5ft,000,000 over the previous year,
according to the annual report made
The total of $350,000,000 President
Earl Babst explained, represents the
smallest tonnage handled in the his
tory of the company, high prices alone
accounting for. the increase of gross
Operating profit of $1,800,000 was
$8,400,000 less than in 1919 and about
one-half cent on each dollar of sales,
or a profit of less than 1 mill per
Referring to the increased sugar
supply, President Babst says:
Responsibility for the famine and
plenty during 1920 and the resulting
fluctuations of almost 20 cents a
pound in prices within six months
was laid upon "attempted govern-
ment control" in a speech made by
Babst to the stockholders' meeting at
which he presented his annual report.
From All Over
CARDINALS ARE CREATED
Gorgeous Pageant Marks Bestowal of
Rome.—Secular and ecclesiastical
Rome turned its footsteps and
thoughts to the Vatican, where three
new cardinals were formally received
into the sacred college. This cere-
mony, one of the.few that have come
down virtually unchanged through
the centuries to the present day, com-
bined the brillians of the period of
Michel Angelo, the historic atmos-
phere that ever envelops the Holy See
and the impressiveness that attends
the sacred rites of St. Peter's. Only
Henry Wallace, the new Secretary
of Agriculture, appointedlk) serve in
President Harding's Cabinet.
JAPS ASK U, S, TO SACRIFICE
HARDING PLAN IS UNEX-
Disarmament Must Be Real and No
Country Caring for Peace Will
Tokio.—America must be willing to
make some sacrifice in behalf of the
principle of disarmament advocated
j by President Harding in his inaugura-
tion speech, declares the miliarlst Ko-
[kumin Shimbun, in commenting on
, Mr. Harding's address.
j "Otherwise," the newspaper con-
tinues, "no power would accept his
suggestions. Disarmament must be
real and no country caring for peace
will oppose it."
Other newspapers here commented
more on the controversy regarding
j the island of Yap than on Mr. Hard-
ing's inauguration. It appears to be
Ithe concensus of opinion'that Japan
| should insist upon the mandae given
here, but make some concession rela- j
Uve to cable communication. The I
Nichi Nichi Shimbun interprets Amer-
ica's protest over the island of Yap
as another indication of the "dark
cloud lowering over relations between
Japan and America, already evidenced
by the strengthening of their defenses
in the Pacific."
It demands that both governments
strive to dissipate misunderstandings.
In this connection the Asahi Shim-
bun of Osaka says America's insist-
ence upon freedom of submarine com-
munication in the Pacific should be re-
spected by Japanese.
three cardinals were consecrated be-
cause the three Spanish prelates ele-
vated to the cardinalate will receive
their red hats from King Alfonso.
Archbishop Dennis J. Dougherty of
Philadelphia, Jo&ef Schulte of Cologne
and Michael von Faulhaber of Munich
who received the first insignia of their
new rank, took their places in the
ranks of the cardinals and assumed
in full the dignities conferred on them
by Pope Benedict. Since these pre
lates have been given flattering at-
tention, but they were the center
about which revolved a pageant which
impressed the eyes
SLACKERS BE PUBLISHED
Draft Boards Checking Lists For
Washington—The names of the
persons who evaded the selective ser-
1 vice law will be made public by draft
| districts as rapidly as the lists for the
I districts can be compiled, it was an-
! nounced at the war department. The
local boards are rapidly completing a
i final check to make sure that the
i names of no man shall appear as a
, draft evader who actually served in
some branch of the service of bis
country, or that of the allies. It was
understood that the first district com-
j pilation would be completed within a
I few days.
FORBES VISIT PHILIPPINES ARM0UR DENIES STORAGE
Harding Select. Helper for Wood Packer6 Say strjke Wou|d Net Be
Labor Bureau Gets Dispute.
Cmaba, Neb.- The appeal by the
conference of delegates of the Meat
Cutters and Butcher Workmen to
President Harding to try to prevent
wage reductions and changes in work
jing hours from goiifg iiWo effect March
14, has been taken up with the de-
partment of Justice and labor, accord-
ing t<5 information received
f Chandler Division Is Declared.
• New York.--The Chandler Motor
|Car Company declared the regular
(quarterly dividend of $2.50 a share.
Washington. — William Cameron
Forbes, governor general of the Phil-
ippines under former President Taft,
has been selected by President Hard
ing to assist Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood
in his investigation of conditions In
Governor Forbes is now somewhere
on the north coast of South America,
but it is possible he may be able to
start for the Philippines on March
25, the approximate date for the sail
ing of General Wood and whoever
he may select for his aides.
It is understood by army authori-
ties that both General Wood and Gov-
ernor Forbes are opposed to the in-
dependence of the Philippine* at this
stage of. their progress. They are go-
ing over, however, with their minds
open on that issue and it is stated by
department officials that no state-
ment can be made here on any ques-
tion until after the report *
War On Mexican Bean Beetle.
Washington—The Mexican bean
beetle is the only bad little girl of
the "ladybug" family, government
farm experts have decreed in an-
nouncing reprisal warfare against
the new crop destroyer, active partic-
ularly in Alabama, Colorado and New
Mexico. All other "ladybugs" are
classed as "beneficial insects." but the
bean beetle from south of the bor-
der feeds on plant fertilizers and the
government has $100,000 to spend In
running it out of the country.
Chicago, — A statemen t denying
charges that the packers "would wel-
come a strike as a means of getting
rid of accumulated products which
now were in storage," was issued by
J. Ogden Armour, president of Armour
& Company. The charges were made I
by Dennis Lane, secretary of the
Amalgamated Order of Meat Cutters |
and Butcher Workers of North Aner- |
ica, in commenting on wage reduc- I
tions announced by the packers.
Trap Set Kills Farmer.
Omaha, Neb John Berg, 54-year |
old farmer, living near Omaha, was !
shot and instantly killed when he j
walked into a gun trap in his hen j
coop. Berg has experienced consider- j
able trouble from chicken thieves He ;
arranged a heavy caliber pistol fast-1
ened to the roof of the coop in such |
a position that It would dtschaige
when the door was opened.
Foreign Posts Worry Harding.
Washington. As the new adminis-
tration ' 'tied down to a working has-1
is both President Harding and his ■
chief advisors are giving increasing j
attention to the country's foreign re-j
lations. Selection of a new set of j
diplomatic relations aboard, relations
with Mexico, the Rhine situation, the
league of nations and the Panama
Costa Rlcan controversy are In the
forefront of consideration, although,
there are no indications that any of
them have reached a stage forecast- j
ing Immediate action. |
.(Wwtern N'owspaptr Union News Serrice.)
Congress has been asked, in a me-
| mortal Introduced in the House to ap-
propriate a sufficient sum to permit
the I'lilted States bureau of immigra-
tion to deport stranded Mexicans In
iVrizona to Mexico.
A new turntable is being installed in
the Santa F6 shops at Las Vegas, N.
M. It is a wholly modern and up-to-
date table and will take some time to
install. The cost will be approximate-
The Globe Plaster and Mining Com-
pany is now surveying the grade from
| its plant north of Carlsbad, X. M., to
: the Santu F6 with the idea of building
I a railroad to the factory. A short line
will enable the company to put all its
product on the cars at Avalon.
According to a report by J. J. Foley,
district manager of the Continental Oil
Company, a new $75,000 office build-
ing will be started soon. The new
building will be erected on the com-
pany's ground in Albuquerque and will
be one of the finest of its kind in the
The Mountain States Telephone
Company is now busy Installing new
lines in Artesia, N\ M., and will al^jj
put in considerable new equipment iu
the local plant. Many of the city lines
will be restrung on new poles and all
the lines out of the city will be relnsu-
Seized with a cramp while swim-
ming in the Salt river at the foot of
Nineteenth- street In Phoenix, Miguel
Gamboa, 20, drowned before compan-
ions could come to his rescue. The
body was recovered by two men fish-
ing along the river. No Itiquest was
After being stalled on the desert of
southern Xevuda, where hunger drove
him and his wife and baby to seek suc-
cor at the nearest habitation, Willis K.
Hastings was arrested at Kingman,
Ariz., on a charge of violating the Dy-
er act in the alleged stealing of an au-
tomobile and conveying it to another
The Salt River Valley Cotton Com-
pany's gin at Florence, Ariz., has sus-
pended operations after a season of
four and one-half months. The opera-
tions this year have been far more suc-
cessful than last year. Last year but 40
bales were ginned, while this year 1,-
000 bales were turned out. Of this
amount over 500 bales are In storage
In the Salt River valley.
Charged with trying to smuggle 1,-
000 rounds of ammunition into Mexico,
Joaquine Matus, a Mexican, was ar-
rested at Naco by Customs Inspector
Chatham. Matus was given a hearing
before James Allison, U. S. Commis-
sioner at Bisbee, Ariz., and bound over
for trial in the Federal Court on $2,000
ball. Being unable to make bond he
was locked up in the jail.
Paul J. Italnev, a big game hunter
of international reputation, will go to
Mexico early in the spring to hunt
bear, and will be accompanied by sev-
eral of the residents of Sliver City, N.
M. Mr. Ralney will spend most of his
time in the Sierra Madre mountains
and the plans for the trip are being ar-
ranged by Grayson and Harrington of
Work on the new road between Ar-
tesiaT N. M., and Hope has been start-
ed and some twenty miles will be
graded and covered with a hard sur-
face. This Is one of the mist Import-
ant roads in that part of the state as
it will furnish an outlet for a lnrge
number of ranches In the vlcinltj^,of
the Sacramento mountains, which are
now almost shut off from the eastern
part of the state.
Santiago Gurule, a rancher living
near Albuquerque, shot and killed his
wife because, he told police, he "found
her with another man." Mrs. Gurule
was a teacher in the Corrales school.
Gurule surrendered immediately fol-
lowing the shooting.
Work of placing a concrete top over
the subway near the Baptist church In
Tombstone cafion, In Bisbee, Ariz., for
use as a parking place for autos. Is
progressing satisfactorily under the di-
rection of P. H. Hnlleck, city engineer,
and is about one-third completed. Hul-
leck said that it would take a month
to complete the work. The parking
place will go a long way toward re-
lieving congestion on the downtown
Five members of the local order of
the Knights of Pythias of Raton, N.
M., had a narrow escape when the
auto In which they were returning
from Trinidad, skidded on the wet
slushy road near (he Colorado line,
and turned over. The car fortunately
left the road where there was a low
drop, and ulthough the five men were
thrown Into the ditch none of them
were seriously Injured, but all received
a good shaking up.
Of the 1,2"0,000 head of cattle In
New Mexico on Jan. 1, 1020, over 30
per cent or more than 000,000 head be-
long lo members of the New Mexico
Oaffle and Horse Growers' Association
While the members of the association
number somewhat In excess of 40 per
cent of all of the cattle owners in the
state. The figures give some Indica-
tion of the importance, not only lo the
cattle Industry hut to the state as a
whole, of the seventh annual conven-
tion of the association, which will be
held at Albuquerque llarch 21), &'
II. S. MUST FORM
LEAGUE OF NATIONS IS AP-
PEALED TO BY CENTRAL
PANAMA IS NOT SATISFIED
President Harding Must Now Solve
Tangle Caused By the Appeal
Taken to the Supreme
Washington. Refusal of Panama to
accept the White territorial award as
a basis of peace with Costa Rica and
appeal by Panama to the league of
nations for settlement of the dispute
is expected by some officials here to
place before the American govern-
ment the probable necessity of defin-
ing for the first time its attitude to-
ward the jurisdiction of the league of
nations in disputes on the American
Panama, in replying to the state de-
partment's note demanding immediate
cessation of hostilities with Costa
Rica, agreed to the retirement of her
troops from Coto but announced the
intention to keep the civil and police
authorities in Coto where they were
prior to the break between the two
governments February 21. Costa Rica
in agreeing to a settlement on the
basis of the White award has with-
drawn her troops from the disputed
Panama Not Satisfactory.
The Panama note, the text of
which was made public was under-
stood to be unsatisfactory to state de-
partment officials. There was a sug-
gestion, however, that the counter
proposals offered by Panama for med-
iation of the dispute by a commission
of disinterested persons might be
used by the American government as
a basis for further negotiations.
Although lacking official confirma-
tion of the appeal of Panama to the
league of nations, officials evidenced
Interest in a press dispatch from
Geneva saying the text of such an
appeal had been received by the sec-
retary of the league of nations there.
The dispatch indicated that the league
of nations council might give atten-
tion to settlement of the conflct and
In that connection it was pointed out
here that both. Panama and Costa
Rica are members of the league, the
latter having been elected to member-
ship at the last meeting of the league
The league was called on to take
cognizance of one dispute in the I
American hemisphere at the meeting
of its assembly last November. The |
Tacna-Arcia controversy involving >
Peru, Chile and Bolivia, three mem-
bers of the league, was referred for
settlement by Peru but later with-1
drawn, the representatives of Peru ex-
pressing the hope that when the ques-
tion was submitted at the next meet-
ing the United States would have be-
come a member.
EXPECTS BETTER TIMES
Says Depression Almost Over and
Looks for Improvement.
Detroit, Mich.—The worst of the
business depression is over, Henry
Ford, the automobile manufacturer,
said. He declared business was im-
proving steadily in Detroit and that
similar gains should result in other
parts of the country soon.
"Different conditions will prevail
after the readjustment than before the
war," he said. "There will be more
economy in every way, but the volume
of business will continually grow."
'The condition which is just passing
now ought to do more for world peace
and disarmament," Mr. Ford contin-
ued, "than all the writing and speech-
making and parleying in the world.
The war brought on a false prosper-
ity. What has followed the war has
proved it was false "
Production of the Ford factories is
"pretty nearly" on a pre war sched-
ule, he added.
•tan Drowns As Launch Sinks.
Helena, Ark.—W. L. Douglas, fore-
man employe of the government fleet
moored a short distance above Helena
In attempting to cross the river in
company with Louis Hersboldsman,
was drowned when the gasoline
launch In which they were making
the crossing struck a snag and sank.
John Burrows Is Better.
Pasadena. Cal. John Burroughs,
naturalist, who has been In a hospital
here for treatment for a minor ail-
ment, has recovered sufficiently, It was
announced that he plans to start for
his home In New York about March
Mellon Says U. S. Is Sound.
Washington "Although the coun-
try Is fundamentally sound. It Is too
early to venture an opinion ot the
early revival of business conditions,"
Secretary of the Treasury Mellon said.
Real Beer To the Sick.
New York.—Real beer not near-
beer soon will be obtainable In New
York, as a result of a ruling by form-
er Attorney Oeneral Palmer, made
public whereby permits may be ob-
tained for the manufacture of beer for
fluedlolnal uuiuoaus containing
Sabatocia., Texas.—"I firmly believe
Ihere is not a medicine on the market to-
day that will
do more for
down In health
cines. A year
ago I tried
but none seem-
good. 1 got so
poor and voak I could hardly do my
bouseworK. I suffered from loss of
appetite, headaches, constipation, short-
ness of breath, also functional disturb-
ances. Sometimes I would have spells-
of Indigestion. At last I took tnree
bottles of Dr. Pierce's Favorite. Prescrip-
tion, some of the 'Golden Medical Dis-
covery' and two vials of 'Pleasant
Pellets' and now I can truthfully sav I
am in better health than I have been for
several years."—Mus. Minnie Comer.
All druggists. No alcohol or narcotics.
OXIDINE IN HOT WATER^
Brings the glow of health to ptle cheelcf. .
A tablespoonful of OXIDINE In a half glass of
hot water taken regularly will Improve the ap-
petite, enrich the blood and tone up tlio functions
of the entire body, Nature will t!.en do the rest
toward making you strong and well. This treat-
ment is also effective in warding off colds, Flu,
Grip and all malarial disorders. OXIDlNli puri-
fies your blood and tones np the entire system.
60c at your druggist's. Adv.
"Does yo' still refuse, snh, to pay nie
dem two dollahs 1 done loaned yo' da
Lawd on'y knows when?"
"Nussnh!'' dignlfledly replied Broth-
er Bogus. "I doesn't refuse; I desa
refrains."—Kansas City Star.
Girls! Save Your Hair!
Make It Abundant!
Immediately after a "Danderlnep*
massage, your hair takes on new life,
lustre and wondrous beauty, appear-
ing twice as heavy and plentiful be-
cause each hair seems to fluff and
thicken. Don't let your hair stay life-
less, colorless, plain or scraggly. You.
too, want lots of long, strong, beauti-
A 35-cent bottle of delightful
"Danderlne" freshens your scalp,
checks dandruff and falling hair. Thla
stimulating "beauty-tonic" gives to
thin, dull, fading hair that youthful
brightness and abundant Uilckness—
All druggists I—Adv.
She—Do you remember, dear, how
before we were married you used to
tell me I was worth my weight Id
He—Yes; and do you remember
how terribly skinny you were in those
WOMEN! USE "DIAMOND DYES'
Dye Old Skirts, Dresses, Waists,
Coats, Stockings, Draperies—
Each package of "Diamond Dyes"
contains easy Slrections for dyeing any
article of wool, silk, cotton, linen, or
mixed goods. Beware! Poor dye
streaks, spots, fades, and ruins mate-
rial by giving It a "dyed-look." Buy
"Diamond Dyes" only. Druggist baa
As From Friend to Friend.
"Marry my daughter 1" cried the
angry merchant, "I should hope not.
Be off with you, sir! Go to the devil,
The young man was not a bit upset
by these definite Instructions.
"Very well," he replied. "Can I take
any message for you?"
"Cold In the Head"
ta an acute attack of Nasal Catarrh.
Those subject to frequent "colds in tne
head" will And that the use of HALL'S
CATARRH MKD1CINK will build up til®
fcystem, cleanse the Blood and render
them less liable to colds. Repeated at-
tacks of Acute Catarrh may lead to
HALL'S CATARHH MEDICTNB 1*
taken Internally and acta through the
Blood on the Mucous Surface* of the Sys-
tem, thus reducing the Inflammation and
restoring normal conditions.
All Druggists. Circulars free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Tuledo, Ohio.
Their High Ideals.
Don't Jeer at the Imaginings of
young people. When they dream of
whnt they would like to lie and do,
they have a vision of what they may
he and do.
Clann - Clear •-« Hoolthy/
Wrix for f>— t/r Coro Book Murtu, Ca.O>ita|a.U.*A
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