The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 44, No. 45, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 9, 1935 Page: 4 of 6
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EL' RENO (OK.) DAILY TRIBUNE
The El Reno Daily Tribune
A Blue Ribbon Newspaper Serving A Blue Ribbon Community
Issued dally except Saturday from 207 South Rock Island avenue,
end entered as second-class mall matter under the act of March 3, 18791
RAY J. DYER
Editor and Publisher
BUDGE HARI.E M. E. YORK
News Editor Advertising Manager
The ASSOCIATED PRESS is exclusively entitled to the use for re
publication of all the news dispatches credited to it or not credited by
this paper, and also to all the local news therein.
All rights of publication of special dispatches herein are also reserved
National Advertising Representatives
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Atlanta, San Francisco
DAILY SlBStftlPTION RATES
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One Year $6.00
SUNDAY. JUNE 9, 1935.
PAID IN FULL: But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received
your consolation.—Luke 6:24.
TROUBLE IN THE ORIENT
^JEWS reports from the far east indicate that war is im-
minent between Japan and China. Without knowing
all the details of the factors involved, it appears that the
impending clash is but another step in the determiner! pro-
gram of Japan to acquire territory for colonization at the
expense of her less progressive neighbor.
Attempts to subjugate the Chinese are not new. The
history of this ancient race reveals that many have been
its invaders, and numerous its conquerors. But the racial
calm has prevailed and in the end, the conquered have ab-
sorbed the conquerors. The race may quit fighting but it
never quits being Chinese. And by sheer weight of num-
bers, it eventually swallows the strangers within Its gates.
Which recalls Will Rogers’ story of the Chinese stu-
dent on a Pacific liner a few years ago when the Chinese
and Japanese were battling over what is now Manchoukuo.
It seems the youth each day sought information from
the radio operator as to the progress of the conflict. Think-
ing to “kid” the Oriental, the operator on the first day said,
"Yes, big fight today, 500 Chinese and 10 Japanese killed.”
On the second day, when the student inquired, the op-
erator reported, “Another big fight, 800 Chinese and 7
Japanese were killed."
On the third day, in answer to the usual inquiry, the
operator stated, “Biggest battle of all, 1,500 Chinese killed
and also 25 Japanese.”
To which the student replied, “Fine, plitty soon, war be
over, all Japs be dead.”
Japan may wrest much land from the Chinese; many
sons of Nippon may find new homes in the captured pro-
vinces, but even so, she may not even then seriously disturb
the “sleeping giant.” And it may be well for Japan that
this is so, for if that "sleeping giant ' ever were to become
fully awakened, the map of Asia, and perhaps the rest of
the world, probably would Ik* in for some big changes.
And while Japan prods China, Italy dispatches more
troops to Africa to “settle an old and it new account" with
Ethiopia, according to II Duce. Mussolini apparently is de-
termined to proceed with this “settlement" despite the
openly expressed opposition of Great Britain.
About all the world needs now is another belligerent
outburst from Herr Hitler to put old Mars back in the head-
lines in a big way. And to think that Europe is still try-
ing—or rather has given up trying—to pay for the last
little celebration. Let us hope that if the sparks do get
to flying thick that Uncle Sam’s credit department remem-
bers that Finland is the only one in the outfit to pay its
bill, and proceeds to put ull the rest of tin- gang on the cash
list. We paid for the last war. let’s have some one else
finance the next tine.
• •• •
With the swimming season upon us, and enthusiasm
for the water sports at a new high because of our fine now
municipal |hx,I, it might be a good idea to pass along some
“Do’s" not "Don’ts" from the National Safety Council.
Swim with someone.
Wait two hours after meals.
Avoid swimming when tired.
Dive only in deep water.
Rememl)er these brief suggestions, and remember also
that any one who takes risks in public bathing places en-
dangers not only his own life but the lives of others as
well. Let’s not have any tragedies to mar the pleasures of
a happy summer.
Just to keep the record straight, it is well enough to
rememlH*r that many of the most vocal critics of the New
Deal were so scared, along about the end of the Old Deal,
lhat they couldn’t speak above a quaver—The Memphis
By DON O'MALLEY
HE WANTED TO LEAVE HOME!
NJEW YORK, June 8-The largest
1N uncut diamond in the world
will be in New York in a week or
two, stored in the safes of Harry
Winston, Rockefeller gem denier.
Eighteen months ago an indigent
Soutli African prospector named
Jacobus Jonker stumbled on the
dirt-crusted stone while tramping
over his small farm after a heavy
rainstorm. Jonker sold the sparkling
five-ounce stone to a London syn-
dicate for $370,000. which is more
than even a father of seven chil-
dren can conveniently spend in a
dozen birthday parties.
Usually, diamonds discovered in
British mines find their way to the
royal crown Jewels, but Jonker’s
farm was private property and the
stone was placed on the world mar-
ket, It is as large as a hen’s egg,
and more valuable than the famous
Koh-i-noor and Cullinan diamonds.
Winston would like to resell the
Jonker find to an American pur-
chaser. If possible Any bids.
* * *
CAGEY—The problem of shipping
the valuable gem to New York is
something that keeps Winston
awake tlie.se nights. Diamond mer-
chants use various strategems to
protect great gems In transit. One
of the most common, because it is
so simple that it escapes attention,
is to send I he gem by ordinary reg-
istered mail, so that not even the
postman suspects he is carrying a
inlllion-dollar package when he de-
On one occasion, a great South
African diamond was sent by or-
dinary post, but at the same time a
worthless replica was dispatched
under heavy guard. Had would-be
robbers overcome the convoy, they'd
have had a few cents’ worth of glass
for their trouble
I tried to get a hint from Win-
ston about his plans for the Jonker
hlpment, but he didn't like the
look in my eye and refused to talk.
ift ijg sj(
BRAINTWISTER—One of the elev-
e'p.st inventors In town is William
Herrschnft. whose ingenious devices
have been viewed by hundreds of
thousands of amused spectators all
over the country. His stuff usually
appears without Ills name attached,
but advertising corporations and
theatrical promoters turn to him
whenever they need some particul-
arly novel stunt.
Tlie nine-fool figure of Fred Al-
len, which panicked the crowds at
the Chicago Fair, was one of hts
brain children. The figure grim-
aced. talked, sang songs and laugh-
ed—an elaborate contraption which
was synchronized with the sound
track sf a phonograph record.
Herrschuft is also the fellow who
devised the Wishing Well and Shad-
owgraph at the Billy Rose Music
Hail last year. Visitors will remem-
ber the girl who appeared at the
bottom of the well after you pour-
ixl a drink 'at 25 cents peri down
the abyss. It was all done with mir-
rors, lenses and photo-electric cells.
The shadow stunt was n sort of
stereoptlcon adaption. Others of
Herrs<haft's marionettes and phot-
ographic devices have been used In
local theatres for years.
HLs studio In the Lincoln Square
Buildings ts a maze of wires, can-
era* and trick lenses, and If ymr*re
not careful you're likely to meet
yourself coming backwards as you
* + *
MIGRATION — New York club-
houses keep moving northward.
Virtually every Important club of
thirty years ngo was on nr within
one block of Fifth avenue Today
there are on the avenue only the
University, at 54th street; the Met-
ropolitan. at 60th, and the Knicker-
bocker, at 62nd.
The trend has been away and up
from the famous thoroughfare
Three deendes hro, six out of the
sixteen leading clubs were on or
below 34th street, nnd only one—
the Metropolltan- was above 69th.
Now the Union league Club, at
Park avenue and 37th street, rep-
resents the southern boundary, nnd
at least four are above Central Park
Tlie elubs have simply kept pace
with the business, theatrical and
residential migration to the north.
The F.nst Side slums still remain
where they are. but the folks down
there don't bother about such things.
ME ... .
By UNITED PRESS
SUNDAY, MAY 9, 1935.
Bob Sturdevant. son of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur H. Sturdevant, 519
East Wade street, who underwent
an appendectomy at the El Reno
sanitarium Friday night, Is reported
as doing well.
VP/ASHINGTON, June 8 (U.PJ-
W Here and there around the
Postoffice Pens: It seems that
the postoffice department Is go-
ing to go all through life pilloried
on its pens. Somebody must have
been complaining to the depart-
ment again because It has issued
another general order on the sub-
The order states that “it Is de-
sired ihal an adequate supply of
pen points, penholders, blotters and
ink be provided in ihe lobbies of
postoffices for use by the patrons.
Should the postmaster be unable
to give this matter attention from
oay to day, he should designate
some employe to attend to it."
Attaches aren’t sure but they
think the first postmaster general
to have trouble over the pens was
Benjamin Franklin. The trouble
has continued on down to James
_. • — * fMN Ira*.* *n U
Virginia Bret, secretary to the
president of a small-town bank,
is in lore with her boss’* son,
Bruee Trees. and believes hr is
in love with her. but the rleh
boy, poor girl combination has
caused gossip. He takes brr
driving onr evening, hinting
that he has an important ques-
tion to ask her but, when it
comes to the point, hts proposal
of marriage is rather half-heart-
ed. That same night, a girl
named Dean Marr, tries to com-
mit suicide because a rich boy
has Jilted her. When Marthy
Nalrs, a gossipy neighbor sa.vs
to Virginia. “See what happens
when a poor girl tries to catch
a rich man,” Virginia bursts Into
“You sure can 'ake It. I'm all in."
"Marthy lust came over," said
Mrs. Bret. “She says they think
Dean is going to pull through. Oh.
I do hope she’s going to be all
right." She sighed. “I think UU
go over and see what I can do for
Mrs. Marr after you girls leave "
“Janice Is nrobably there al-
ready." Virginia remarked “Any-
way Mother don't you think vou
should oe careful not to overtax
yourself? Your heart-"
"It's all right ” Mrs. Bret re-
plied. but she kept her eyes on ner
The May view home demonstra-
tion club convened with Mrs. Emma
I Kouba Friday afternoon for an-
I oiher lesson on adolescent child
study. Fourteen members were pres-
Miss Harvey Thompson, home
demonstration agent, gave a dem-
onstration on the relation of the
older boys and girls to their par-
] ents and iheir place in the home.
NRA publicity: Everyone thought
the NRA was doing pretty well by
tlie publicity in Gen. Hugh S.
Johnson's day but they hadn't seen
The press digest section reports
that since the supreme court killed
off the Blue Eagle the NRA has
been getting an average of 286
columns of space a day in 20 rep-
resentative metropolitan newspa-
pers. The best Johnson could do
was an average of about 200 col-
umns during the first screaming
Blue Eagle weeks. The average
for NRA's life, the press digest re-
ported, has been 75 columns daily.
Statue of Liberty break: The Na-
tional Park service has decided to
put the statue of liberty on the
map. It seems that what with
Empire State buildings, Chrysler
buildings and similar modern won-
ders, the old lady hasn't been do-
ing so well lately with the tour-
ist crowd. The lady hasn’t been
doing so well lately with the tour-
ist crowd. The service hired a
young Washington newspaperman
to get the statue before the public.
Then it discovered that the law
doesn’t allow it to have publicity
agents on the payroll. That was
easy. He's now listed as "Forest
Ranger, assigned to the Statue of
By ROBERTA LEE
WORDS OFTEN MISUSED: Do
not say, "Being as you ask me, I
shall tell you the truth." Say.
"Since you ask."
•I’m feeling witter every Acts- Pronounce the t. not aks.
OFTEN MISSPELLED: Corres-
The clock struck eight, and the i pondence (Intercourse by letters.)
girls nurried to finish breakfast. Correspondents (those who carry
They must get to their lobs. La- on intercourse by letters.)
vonne left first It was a long wnlk SYNONYMS: Good, kind, friend-
to the mill where she had an offlee | ly, benevolent, humane, gracious.
WORD STUDY: "Use a word
terrible about Uoan.”
“Of course—we all do.’’
"Humph!" Marty said. “She
has only herself to blame.”
Down Memory Line
June 9. 1920
M- vRe?r’JVfT<?,au* Mifha,‘,n,d. son of Mr. and Mrs. Uvril
MIchaelakL who reside near Union City, was recently ordain-
ed to the Catholic priesthood at Chicago and celebrated his
first mass at Union City yesterday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Taylor left today for Healdton
where they will visit for several days with their son, Star
l ay lor.
Miss Irene March is spending the week in Norman
visiting n number of fraternity friends
Miss Marian Blake returned Monday evening from
Chicago where she visited for 10 days with Mrs
W. H Divers of Waurlka Is
(.ponding the week-end In the
home of Mr. and Mrs. P J Devttt,
403 West Wade street. He Is en-
I ionic to Ballim. Kan.
Mr. and Mrs O. A Hoffman of
Oklahoma City are visiting with
Mr- Heilman's mother. Mrs J. M.
Cock, in Okarrhe and El Reno
Mrs. Harriett Btackpole. 305 East
Jenkins street, returned Friday af-
ternoon from a fortnight's visit
with her Nister. Mrs. Ralph E.
Runkle. and other relatives In Ok-
Mlssea Eunice Warlick and Alta
Mnlth arc spending this week In
Muskogee Holiday, Monday and
Tusday they will attenl the Okla-
homa grand assembly of the Order
of the Rainbow for CLils.
N^on’tnVcry °( v'Tf /i™'fa JHSJ as VirB,,nJa wond*r!2“ UmTSmI is^urs." "S
ooni try v l r g i n a. j „ Bruce wollld caM for ner )|s lnrrpaM, unMhll1arv h„
Things are always a heap heard the sound of nu horn out-
sight better than Marthy side. She hurried out.
thinks ” Bruce’s first words made her
amniu t heart do riotous things.
Oh, Auntie Janice, I feel SO 'Honey every time 1 see you. I
love you more. How are you this
"Not so good. Didn’t get to bed
until two this morning."
“Two! Virginia vou wouldn’t
Some one arrived with a car to two-time me would you?"
take Mrs. Marr to the hospital. Now was the time to speak This
There was the confusion of ner was the opening she wanted,
departure then time taken to tidy "Bruce." she reproved "don’t
up her house after alt the excite- Joke It was something serious "
ment. "My goodness" with mock
It was two o'clock before Vlr- alarm, “the girl actually speaks as
glnia and Lavonne finally got to though she means It!"
bed. Lnvonne's regular oreathlng “I do You see It's Hean Marr
soon Indicated she was asleep but She—she took Dolson last night." |
Virginia lay staring Into the dark "She—great Scott! Is the girl
She was afraid. Love—love was a loony?”
game, and she wasn’t sure that "No-o-o She’s been going with
she knew how to play It. She chuck Terrll and-"
would have to be careful. She "Chuck? Why he'* engaged to
a Chicago girl with n lot of douah
I didn't suppose he'd look at
"But he did. Bruce. He made
her think he loved her and—well
now he’g skipped."
Whew! Well, wasn't she the
must be Insistent und say:
"Bruce, dear will June be all
right for our wedding?”
She would say that. Perhaps
Bruce himself would mention n
date. That would be so much nicer
but If he didn’t, she would.
Yea. she would say to Bruce, little sap!
"Will June be all right for the 'The little—sap?”
wedding?” She whispered the "Sure. You wouldn't think a girl
words over and over She knew would oe su< h a fool “
one could muko resolutions in the "Don’t talk lhat way I” Virginia
glare of daylight. But she would said sharoly "It was beastly o!
—she must—say that to Bruce. chuck to deceive her. Bean loved
WIRCHNIA awoke the next Bruce laughed and kissed her
* morning with a feeling of utter "Well let's forget about flean
us Increase our vocabulary by
mastering one word each day. To-
day’s word: FACADE; the front of
a building, especially the princi-
pal front, having some architec-
tural pretensions. (Pronounce fa-
sad. first a as in ask unstressed,
second a as In ah. accent second
TO VISIT RELATIVES
Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Burger. 500
East Wnde street, left Saturday
for a two weeks' visit with relatives
in Sulphur Springs. Ark., and Ln-
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson have
I announced the birth Wednesday,
May 29. of a son at the home of
Mrs. Johnson's parents. Mr and
Mrs Orover Cavln*. Hlghlund ad-
dition. The infant has been given
the name. Jimmy Lee.
Miss Viola Reuter and Mrs. Freda
Colt, of Oklahoma City, are the
week-end guests of their parenis.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reuter. 705
South Hadden avrnue.
Q. When Mrs. Gordon has been
introduced to a person and that
person persists in addressing her
as "Mrs. Gorman," should Mrs.
Gordon correct her?
A. The error can be passed un-
noticed for a time or two, but if
the person persists, one may say,
'If you please, my name is Gor-
Q. When a bachelor has an
apartment, what does he require in
the way of a servant?
A. He requires but one servant,
who should act as cook, waiter
Q. How should invitations be is-
sued to an informal dinner?
A. By a short note or by tele-
K. C. Conservatory
Announces the opening
of a piano studio,
Modern Trrhnique Repertoire
45 Min. Period $1.50
- NOW PLAYING -
Fun . . . when the red-headed
woman and the thin man . . .
Get "that way." Romp with
them at the auction where kiss-
es sell for $500 each! Cryise
on "The Honeymoonship!" Sep
"the trocadero” danced by Jean
Harlow. Get a front seat for
tthe Neon Pajama parade."
See a show more exciting than
"ONLY THE BRAVE"
"LOS ANGELES, WONDER
LATEST NEWS EVENTS
The first great story of the
men who waged America's war
LAST TIMES TONIGHT
"DARING YOUNG MAN"
"DRAGON MURDER CASE"
Tomorrow and Tuesday
Harold Bell Wright’s
‘When A Man’s A Man’
weariness But after a cold shower
she felt oetter and sat down tc
breakfast looking quite fresh.
"Hum-m-tn." Lavonne vawned.
RETURN FROM TRIP
W. H. Zimmerman. Churchcl
Zimmerman. Richard Horton and
Charles McKinney have returned
from a iwo weeks' business trip to
Detroit. Mich., und points in In-
diana. Tlie group attended the Me-
morial day races In Indianapolis.
Let's talk about something pleas-
tfo be continued)
A Problem A Day
Countv A iron t Felix West has returned from Ardmore
where he has been xponriing his vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Vance and Mrs, Frank Gibson mo-
tored to Norman yesterday whore they attended the gratl-
uatinjr exercises at the University.
Reports were cilVrent this morning that the meteor
which wag seen last night about 8:30 o’clock fell near Ban-
ner. Several El Reno business men went to Banner this
morning ami nfter a thorough investigation found that no
meteor comet or other celestial body had fallen.
Mi nnd Mrs. Randolph C. Bates
daughter, Miss Mary Mart*, and
r m. Pete, will depart 8undnv for
their home In Ardmore following u
week's visit with Mr Bates' mother.
Mrs Zcln Bates, lull) South Ma-
comb nvrnue, nnd other relatives
A block of metal measures 6 ft.
long. 3 ft. 6 In. wick-. 4 ft. 4 In.
thick. If 1 cubic foot weighs 180
!bs„ what does the block weight?
Answer U> Friday’s Problem
31 *i» per cent. Explanation
C. C Quinn hns returned to his
home In Bloomington, III., follow- j Multiply' 32 by 48; divide .55 Into
lng i lew days' visit with his sis- jm, into this quotient divide first
ter. Mrs J, H Norvell. ami Mr.]1„,u|.
Norvell, 710 South Hadden avenue
Through Us for any
building or repair pur-
We operate our own fi-
nance plan giving you
3 years to pay in easy
Any amount up to $2,-
SEE US NOW
" Good~Wood Goods ’
"Oklahoma Owned and Operated”
El Reno, Oklahoma
Mr>> Fcrol Weddell, of A<Ih, in the gueiit of her niece,
Miss Ferol Alexander.
Mr*. Walter H Campbell and
daughter, Miss Natalie, 631 South
Macomb avenue, have returned
'rom n few days’ visit In the
home of their sister nnd aunt, Mrs
Jesse M Beck, and Mr Beck In
Oklahoma City Miss Campbell at-
tended the eight district conven-
tion of the Kappa Alphn Theta
rororlty In Stillwater Wednesday
She was accompanied by Mlsa La-
Rue DeLann. who Is taking a sum-
mer course at the Oklahoma Uni-
versity in Norman.
CALLED BY DEATH
Mrs. O. A. Shutter nnd daughter.
Mrs Janies M Blair, were called
to Oklahoma City Saturday morn-
ing by the death of Mrs Sum
Edith Mao Haynes
113*4 So. Bickford
Phone 497 •
TRACTOR LUGS — RINGS
WE CAST ANY KIND OF METAL
ROLL DIRUfl GRIND BLOCK"
RUN CONNECTING RODS
GENERAL MACHINE WORK
Lanman Foundry and Machine Co.
Phone 579 L« Reno
Dr. Melvin A. Kiesel
209 Citizens Natl. Bank Bldg.
Res. Phone 462 Office Phone 417
Dr. Joseph T. Phelps
Physician and Surrcon
Res. 978 — Phones — Office II
DR. P. F. HEROD
Eye, Ear. Note and Throat
;; Glasses Scientifically Fitted
First Natl. Bank Bide,
;; J. L. TREVATHAN
111% North Bickford
Over Conservative Investment
; Ur. V. P. Cavanaugh
Phone 8d—Offles 309
East Wnde in Aderhold and
DR. L J. COIT
Over Investors Bldg, snd Loan
Pho.—Office 335—:—Res. 238-M
DR. BERT E. CARDER
106*4 South Rock Island
Res. Ph. 1018 Office Ph. 101
P. B. MYERS, M. D.
Phones: Office 27; Res. Z9.4
Office over O. O. A K
DR. P. J. CRADEN
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Citizen* National Bank Bldg.
DR. W. B. CATTO
Physician and burgeon
431 South Williams
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