Newspaper Page Text
®be feet* Mksi Cttijew Published Daily Except Sunday By TKUft CITKBN PUBLISHING CO* ISC. 1,1. L.r. AKTMAX, PmMnt u From The Clt.-un Build.ag, Corner Oreene and AAn Streets Only Dally Newspaper In Key West and Monroe County Sintered at Key West, Florida, as second elass matter nß]rr FluljßlrH TBAB Member at the Aeeoeteted Pimm fhe Associated Frees Is exclusively entitled to use for republication of all news dispatches credited to It or not othert 'se credited in this paper and also the local news publ. ted here. SUBSCRIPTION RACKS One Tear Jl*.oo Six Months 6.00 Three Months 2.50 One Month - . ...... .85 Weekly , .20 K, MATKWAI EDITORIAL mt^ws ADVERTISING RATES | Made known on application. SPEC LAI. NOTICK All reading notices, cards of thanks, resolutions of respect, obituary notices, etc., will be charged for at the rate of 10 cents a line. Notices for entertainments by churches from which a revenue is to be derived sre 6 cents a line. The Citizen i- an open forum and invites discus sion of public issues and subjects of local or general Interest but It will no* publish anonymous com munications. RATIONAL, ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVES FROST, LANDIS A KOHN 260 Park Ave., New Ydrk; 35 Eaut Wacker Drive, CHICAQO; General Motors Bldg., DETROIT; Walton Bldg.. ATLANTA. IMPROVEMENTS FOR KEY WEST ADVOCATED BY THE CITIZEN 1. Water and Sewerage. 2. Bridges to complete Hoad to Main land. 3. Free Port. 4. Hotels and Apartments /5. Bathing Pavilion. 6. Aquarium. 7. Airports—Land and 'lea. 8. Consolidation of County and City Governments. Score: Repeal 22; Prohibs 0. This is getting monotonous. A dressed chicken is more palatable than one that is undressed. United Press says Elliott Roosevelt has been offered three movie contracts. And he has only one divorce to his credit. A newspaper account of a lecture to a crowded httAA v * omen, had it, thousand women hanging on the lips of one man." * We could imagine sleeping sickness to be prevalent in Philadelphia but never St. Louis, unless the beer manufactured there now has soporific qualities. Won’t someone please invent a con traption to hold a sheet of paper still in a typewriter while the wind is blowing?— Times-Union. Close the window. An automobile expert estimates that there are five million sorry cars on the road that menace traffic and ought to be re placed. And there are at least twice that many sorty drivers, ditto. The government lends money to far mers to buy seed, fertiliser and dther sup plies necessary to make a cotton crop. Three months later the government pays farmers to plow up the cotton they have planted. This may make sense to some, but we confess we are too dumb to under stand it. An old proverb reads: “Man is like a tack, useful, if he has a good head on him, and is pointed in the right direction, but even though he is driven, he can only go as far as his head will let him.” We concur with the majority of men as examples, but some we know only re semble the tack because they’re both flat on top. Florida cities can’t believe that reform in Cuba will go so far as to abolish the na i tional lottery, but many of them are hoping lit is true. “It is an open secret," says the iTampa Times, "that thousands of dollars \ave been drawn out of Tampa and other Uorida cities every week by the big Sun -4y drawings at Havana and, since the pbfits are said to be enormous, there is no corresponding return iu prizes to players hefr.” Whether that money would be di ve rwd into useful channels is doubtful, howiver. Bolita play in St. Petersburg amoiits to $20,000 a week, the Indepen dent W that city hears. There’s more than way to part a fool and his money. ~-Mia*ii News. MORE BABIES ADOPTED It speaks well for the humane spirit of our people that the number of orphans and children of incompetent parents who have been adopted into comfortable homes has greatly increased during the depres sion. In 1927 the number of such adoptions was about 100,000, while last year over 120,000 found homes with desirable foster Parents. During the same period the number ; homeless children who had to be cared for by institutions remained prac tically at a standstill, the yearly average being about 160,000. These facts are presented by the Chil dren’s Bureau of the Department of Labor in Washing' n, which points out that this difference between institutional and home care shows a significant trend in the hous ing of these unfortunate little ones. Commenting on this humane trend,, the Houston Post says: “Such children have brought joy to thousands of childless homes. The doors of every childless home in America should be thrown open to one or more of these unfortunate tots. It will mean happiness to the foster parents and a real chance for the youngsters upon whom fate has not smiled.” If our Christian faith be well founded, the adoption of a homeless child must be pleasing to Him who said: “Suffer little children to come unto Me.” BIG SHOW SETS STYLES v, } . comes that Chicago’s Century of Progress Exposition is setting the coun try’s standards for women’s summer fash ions. The big cafes and the outdoor din ing terraces at the Exposition naturally bring out the newest styles. Visitors from every state in the Union observe, go home and begin wearing the same fashions, thus popular ideas quickly sweep the coun try. The most interesting point in the whole situation is the fact that inexpensive materials are the most popular. Gingham, orgrndy, seersucker, are seen everywhere at the Fair, by day and by night. And of course, it is easy to adopt such styles in the rest of the country, for the day clotjies, i’e •ocks, jackets and coats all can be tosses into the family washing machine, whisked clean in a jiffy and be ready to wear again in an hour or so. This, in turn, reminds one of how quickly household equipment hfea gone from the class of luxuries to the field of ne cessities. Fifteen years ago the woman who owned a household washing machine considered herself exceptionally fortunate, now it is possible for the most modest home have such equipment. With washable clothes never so pop ular as they are this summer, it is interest ing to realize how mechanical genius has made it easy for such styles to be adopted and followed by anyone. PRESS AIDS HEALTH Newspapers of the, country are per forming a splendid public service through the publication of health information, ac cording to Dr. Bloodgood, eminent scien tist and cancer specialist of John Hopkins- University. He declares that because of the spread of sound advice 70 percent of persons threatened with cancer now 9eek medical aid as soon as symptoms appear. Before the newspapers began to aid in deseminat ing medical information, less than three percent sought medical aid in time. The old notion that a doctor should not give information to the press, because of an ancient and foolish code of ethics, was criticized by Dr. Bloodgood, who be lieves that the public should be told in plain language whatever the doctor has to tell. Referring to the importance of giv ing attention to the teeth, he said: "Let the press continue its work. Let it advise every man and woman over 40 to have their teeth X-rayed twice a year. Bad teeth are the most common causes of break down ". Turough preventive measures the span of human life has been greatly lengthened in recent years, and it should be gratify ing to newspapermen to have had an im portant part in bringing about this highly important result. It’s funny, with all the poor poetry that’s going around, that no one ever thought of killing two bards with one stone.—Boston Evening Transcript. THE KEY WEST ClTiZEri Daily Cross-word Puzzle Solution of Yesterday’s Puzzle ACROSS L. Ashes of sea weed 6. Discard as worthless 10. Take out 14. Object of In tense devo tion 15. Wear away 16. Draft animals 17. Apparatus for drying fruits 19. Hastened 20. Expression of contempt 2L Tropical American tree 23. The bitter vetch 24. Uncooked 26. Celebrated Greek epic poem 28. Magnitudes which do not change 33. Oust 36. Exist 37. Always 38. More hackneyed 39. Like: archaic 41. Musical ex -43. Take the chief meal 44. Ethical stand ards 46. Wheeled vehicles 43. Full of: suffix 49. Breathe heav ily in sleep 60. Top stones of arches 62. Basis of the metrip system igii ) B 1 E H p |°| p EI t 1 h 1 1 |S| [A T E NBHIIRjEaBHp N E a m N E p 1 N A BI 1 n Mm q r ° R S TIEIPMNIoIGMRIEINm 54. Sense of hear ing 55. Third king of Judah 67. Harmonized 60. Light wood 64. Moon goddess 66. Committing with confi dence 68. Cunning or roguish 69. Cessation: colloq. 70. County in New York . state 71. Utters 72. Scores at bridge 7 — VTY^WFTTYTWFYYV\ ■i * §§*- _j "'22 p| 23 r~ 26 2Q 3o 3i 32 Ww/ 34 35 lllillllllLlllll 3f 4o pp' 4i 42 Up 43 __ _ -pss *7 ||ss S5 n> up s ? 5 * m*° ** __ fry KEY WEST IN DAYS GONE BY Happenings Hern Just 10 Yeere Ago Today As Taken From The Filee Of The Citisen That Mayor Frank H. Ladd is enthusiastic over the road to the mainland is evidenced by an inter view published in Havana by the leading newspaper in that city rel ative to the road that was given out by Mayor Ladd who is in Ha vana with the boy scouts. The interview was given out by the Associated Press, and published in the United States. Work on the municipal golf l course is progressing rapidly and it is now believed that the links will be cleared for play before the close of the next winter sea son. The dragline excavator, which cost the city more than SIO,OOO is proving its worth, the dragline buckets carrying ?thre quarters of a cubic yard of earth and stone with such apparent ease that many citizens have visited the course to see the machine work. i. t ——— That business with Cuba is on the increase is evidenced by the fact that the two large seagoing ferries of the F. E. C. Car ferry company which left here last night for Havana carried more than one thousand tons of freight. These large ocean going ferries are now making daily trips between this port and Cuba. An announcement of the John j L. Stowers Music House shows the; company is moving iu to new quarters in the Renedo building on Duval street. There will be a big opening announcement in The Citizen. They will be ready to serve customers with a complete line of musical instruments and sewing machines. Editorial comment: “What toi worth most is often valued least”! but nobody who has ever tried one doubts the value of a want ad. W. B. Langford, of the Chicago: firm that is constructing the golfj course, toM Rotarians at luncheon j today that while the site is pro seating many difficulties that could be encountered nowhere else in America, he said that when fin ished it would he one of the finest In the United States. The fast Havana baseball team of the police department of the Cuban capital will arrive in Key West August 29 and pfcy three games with a local aggregation. W. D, Byrd, of the local American 13. Finishes 18. Shipping con* tainer 22. Dock 26. Billows 27. Greedy 28. Quiets 29. Constellation 30. Ma^ic 31. Open-work fabric 32. Armistice 34. Offer incense S3. Largs plants 38. Concise 40. Kabbit 42. Period be tween morning and night 45. Native of the Kurland peninsula 47. Wounds with a pointed weapon 50. Dog house i 61. Made speeches: humorous 63. Makes muddy by stirring I 56. Alack 66. Chapter of the Koran 68. Feminine name 69. Percussion in strument 61. Italian coin 62. Cut suddenly 63. Rons 65. Exclamations of delight 67. Prosperous periods 73. Lets the bait drop gently on the water DOWN 1. Young goats 2. Paradise 2. Be defeated 4. Gripping tool 6. Dry 6. Steep rugged rock 7. Mechanical repetition 2. Youth beloved by Venus 9. Danger 10. Dowry 11. Important journey for a specific purpose 12. Sidelong gin no* On one of the turns that is banked high and steep, Old Gasso cuts in with a tire whining sweep. His back wheel nicks Puffy’s car. making it spin. Yells Fluffy, “You’re going the wrong way to win!’’ Today In History 1784—-John Sevier elected gov ernor of. the new State of Frank lin—part of Tennessee —which had but a brief existence. 1912—Federal Children’s Bu reau established with Julia C. Lathrop as chief. 1926 Rudolph Valentino, movie star, died in New York, aged 31. 1927 Sacco and Vansvtti ex ecuted at Charleston. Mass. Legion, received a cablegram to this effect \ yesterday. After playing two games here the visi tors will go up the East Coast and play a number of games and re turn to Key West to play the third game on Labor Day. In today’s issue of The Citiaen appears the announcement of S. Owen Sawyer for councilman from the Fourth Precinct. Mr. Saw yer is well knowp. having been in business for years and has a wide circle of friends who will no doubt support him in tiis race. The personnel! of the U. S. 8. Cleveland will give a dance at! Aronovifc hall tomorrow evening.j This is being given by the officer* j and enlisted men in return for the many courtesies extended by the people of Key West. Miss Helen Wctmore. daughter of Mr. aad Mr*. H. C. Witaow, and Albert Montecino will be mar ried this evening ha the home of the bride-to-be. 1120 Catherine street. Mms Mary Collins, dangh-j ter *f Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Collins arrived from Miami this mormag aad will he amid of honor at the wedding. i PEOPLE’S FORUM CITES POSSIBLE BENEFITS FROM GOVERNMENT LOANS Editor, The Citizen: Relaxation of credit through ad vances of government loans to ■ such of the nation's 1,750,000 re tailers as may need help offcfrs an immediate and positive way out of the depression. If the government were to ad vance to those retail dealers of the nation who require it, a fraction of the money advanced by the Recon struction Finance Corporation to large industries, railroads, banks, insurance companies, etc., in the last two years, th<* benefits to busi ness would be felt at once. Unless the retailer makes a profit and is able to stay in business, business cannot improve. The large pefeentage of retail ers who have been forced to do their buying on a cash basis is al most unbelievable, and business carried on a cash basis is business < reduced to a minimum. Compara- j ti vely small sums advanced to a ' large number of retailers would enable them to wipe out their i debts and reestab’ish their lines of credit with their wholesalers and| manufacturers. Once again the re-1 tailers would be able to stock thej merchandise his customers want;' he could rehire or put his clerks back on full time* Wholesalers' and manufacturers, in turn, would employ more people in their plants, •in their offl'ces and on the road, and more promptly meet their ob ligations to their raw materials processors, so that the dffects of the movement would be quickly felt by the entire business cyc!e. I firmly believe that this plan, put into force immediately, would re store millions to employment this fall. Many merchants of excellent character now find themselves in a financial state bordering on in solvency and it is the duty of the government, as well as manufac turers and wholesalers to cooperate with a view of maintaining them in business and not adding to the large number of unemployed. The government is in a tactical position to set the wheels of the retailer, > who, after all is said, is the key stone of our entire bu* ness struc : tuVe. S. L. ANTONOW. } New York, August 22, 1933. SCOUT NOTES By GEORGE SAUNDERS Assistant Scoutmaster There will be a meeting: of Troop No. 6, Boy Scouts, at 7:00 o’clock this evening at the home of Scoutmaster Boza, 910 Georgia street. All members expecting to attend camp are requested to be present at this meeting. Our new patrol contest is under way with the Fly ng £agle Patrol in the lead. We had as a visitor on Monday evening a Boy Scout from Eng land, who is an Eagle Scout with 32 merit badges, and is only 15 years old. Troop No. 5, Boy Scouts, ate going to camp at Tortugas for one week in the near future. Key West has only one troop of scouts—Troop No. 5, with a mem bership of 42. Any boy 12 years or older who wishes to become a Boy Scout is invited to attend our next meet ing. Key West needs scouting. An other boy scout troop and a girl scout troop would not be too many. Our quartermaster, Harry Race, s leaving soon to go to Daytona Beach to live. It is understood he intends enlisting in the Florida Na tional Guards. Let every boy as soon as pos sible get a uniform. The scout master and assistant scoutmaster have their*. Today’s Horoscope Hold much of the nature of the preceding day*, the attainment of success* will reach It* climax here, weakening in those born as the day draws to a clow. The full force of the power will make a leader of men. or a master of his profession; enterprising, courag eous and steadfast, he will make many friends, be fortunate in hi* married life and attain his ambi tion#. (Copyrighted! a pus* ii S. ■#■ or rOeiSi •ten. One bottle imperial Caimi Stented? ts mtarnnteed to fce eaoagh fee ear case AH are authorised to refund year mosey if It faiia—Aivt. TODAY’S WEATHER Temperature* Highest 90 Lowest * 8® Mean 85 Normal Mean 83 Rainfall* Yesterday’s Precipitation T. Ins. Normal Precipitation 12 Ins. •Tkla record covers 24-ltour period cMdiMK t M o’clock *hk morning. Tomorrow's Almanac Sun rises 6:05 a. m. Sun sets - 6 ; &4 P* ni - Moon rises 9:36 a. m. Moon sets 9:22 p. m. Tomorrow’s Tides A. M. P. M. High - 11-54 11:59 Low 5:20 5:88 Harometcr at 8 a. in. today: Sea level, 29.77. Lowest Highest Lust Night Yesterday Abilene 76 100 Atlanta ............ 68 80 Boston 62 74 Charleston 72 82 Denver 60 80 Dodge City 66 90 Duluth 60 72 | El Paso 72 94 | Galveston 44 58 ; Helena 44 58 i Huron 60 70 | Jacksonville 72 84 KEY WEST 80 90 Little Rock 70 90 Los Angeles ...... 62 74 Miami 76 88 Minneapolis ...... 70 88 New Orleans .... 78 92 New York ........ 66 72 Oklahoma City .. 66 92 Pensacola 72 86 Pittsburgh 66 78 St. Louis 68 90 San Francisco .. 54 64 Seattle 58 84 Tampa 72 88 Washington ...... 70 78 Williskon 54 76 Nearly ail prices have gone up.. BUT fe ■mn.nnmm..r —— I You can stffl buy your I GENERAL ELECTRIC | I REFRIGERATOR I I at the lowest price in history I ■ .. if you do it now! I VVTHAT you save today over W next month’s probably price wilt more than meet today'* down payment oa a General Electric Refrigera tor. And It the season when a G-E . save* most oa your household ex peases. You save turn ways by buying now. New G-I Monitor lop refrigerator* have L more beauty, more features and more storage space than ever offered at any- L T II where near the price! They freeze more -J ice faster, use less current and carry a War \f —'Wk Guarmmm on the sealed m -.eel taeeba- fIKVr ■tan. Come in and *cc them! Eu/>< t end y •void the penalty of higher pace* later. \j^ THE KEY WEST ELECTRIC *240 COMPANY •-><- •i aew O-l Moeller A. F. AYALA, Salea Managor eisscf vslneef Mm mart CONDENSED STATEMENT OF CONDITION OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF KEY WEST aa at the cleee of hnaiaeee June 30, 1933* Comptroller’a Cat! RESOURCES Loans and investments 9 259,035.91 Overdrafts 89.59 Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures 32,907.75 Bonds of States and Pos sessions of the United States ... #295,370.98 Municipal, Public Utility. Railroad and Other iSTr Securities |115,573.34 Call Loan*, Stack Ex change Collateral |107,527.32 Stock Federal Reserve Bank 9,000.00 United States Govern ment Securities .... 3453,499.39 Cash Reserve 1*21,858.22 |1.493.79949 91.782.829.77 LIABILITIES Capital ... 9100.000.00 Surplus and Undivided Profits ——~ rircuUtion , Deposit* 1,91199149 91.792429.77 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1933. WEATHER FORECAST (Till 8 p. m. Thursday) Key West and Vicinity: Fair tonight; Thursday probably local thundershowers; gentle to moder ate southwest winds. Florida: Fair tonight, Thurs day local thundershowers. Jacksonville to Florida Straits: Fresh northwest winds over north portion and gentle to moderate southwest over south portion, wea ther partly overcast tonight and Thursday. East Gulf: Moderate north and northeast winds over north por tion, gentle variable over south west portion and moderate south west over southeast portion. WEATHER CONDITIONS The tropical disturbance, which is of unusually great intensity, is central this morning near the Vir ginia capes, moving northward, and storm warnings are displayed from Wilmington, N. C., to East port, Me. Pressure is low over Flovida and the Gulf of Mexico, and is still moderately high over the lake region and New England. Rains have occurred in the Middle At lantic States, and showers in the northern plains and Rocky Moun tain region, , Oklahoma, the -ex treme eastern lake region and throughout most of Florida, being heavy at Miami. Temperature changes have been mostly slight, and readings are near or somewhat below normal over most sections from the Mississippi valley east ward, and in the Plateau region, and generally sesonable elsewhere. G. Y 5. KENNEDY, Official in Charge Subscribe for The Citizen—2o* weekly.