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THE DENISON PItESS
SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1937
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SMILING PRESIDENT SHOWS
TEETH AT SUPREME COURT
It scents that the kindly voice.of the presi-
dent and the gentle smile which plays over his
face does not disclose the fact that he can utter
some of the hardest words to fall "fro^u human
lips, and are so severe that even ada-mant news
reporters accustomed to taking it one the chin
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to them his speech delivered before Congress Fri-
day with reference to revamping the Supreme
Court of the United States.
Implications of the message point to a court
entirely, playing to the hand of the president and
his new deal policies.
His reference to the old men on the bench
made by the president in which he said they ‘‘liv-
ed in the past rather than the present,” and af-
ter paying them a dubious compliment as to age
and experience, said that "new blood” was need-
ed in the court and asked that the number ba
changed from nine to fifteen, came as the most
sensational piece of news seasoned newspaper men
Indeed the nation will be rubbing its eyes
for many days to come as all of us are wonder-
ing just what are to be the implications and ul-
of such fundamental changes.
“We are on our way” the president said some
months back, although he did not indicate just
what that meant if he himself knew. Now that
we are asked to make such alterations in the Su-
preme Court we wonder if being on our way
means that the constitution is to made to fit the
existing needs of the people within the frame-
work of its clear meaning, or is to shape the docu-
ment to meet the demands of a policy,, whether
it he a new deal one or a plain dictatorship.
If that is the purpose of bringing new blond
into the body, it will be bad blood and may in-
noculate the whole system of the people compris-
bad form of bacteria.
The utterances of the president with refer-
, to "living in the past” and of “new blood
and was so nearly true as t i the implies-; needed" will have the effect to raise a harrier of
look oh this pace roll your daily wants
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Split The Party, Turned
Country Upside Down”
The Denison Press prides itself on the
fast that it was the first newspaper in the!
south, if not the entire country coming out
with an editorial on the Supreme Court
change plan of President Roosevelt pro-
posed by him Friday, Feb. oth. The edi-jth.‘‘ K,,ver"raent wifth jl
tonal in the Press appeared Feb. 6th
Casserole of Ham With Noodles juice and yolks. Beat 2 minutes.
and Mushrooms | Fold in the whites and pour into
Two cups cooked ham, diced; the pie crust. Bake ten minutes in
two cup cooked broad noodles,j a hot oven. Lower the fire and
30 minutes in a moderately
, a determined kind between himself and the pres-
j ent court, as practically every one of them are
tions that we have been , sited several
times since it appeared to reproduce it.
The Denison Press ha ; always been! i'ast the age of 70, Tho?c who do not resign now,
almost slavish in its backing of the prosi-1 may be *iv " the axe* if and when the powor
ought by the president is secured.
To many the purpose of making such drastic
changes in the court is for saving the new deal
which declared a- unconstitutional some of. the
been charged with being a chief points in the President's policy as represent-
' the NRA.
dent, and had not broken w.th him in any-1
thing except the court change up to that
Republican because w«> did not approve
of the bill, but since the vote in the Sen-
ate on the matter taken Thursday. July
22nd, exactly five months and 17 days af-
ter the President’s proposal, stood 70 to
20, it seems that there are several of that
body who think likewise.
The utterances of John N. Garner,i
vice-president, following the vote that!
‘ this thing has split the party and has the
country' turned upside down” is in line] haw point
with our deductions from the start.
The task of getting the party realign-
ed is a huge one. Garner i tht best man
to do that. If we undertake to carry on
political reprisals against those voting op-
posite the wishes of the president in the
matter, then we might as wall prepare for
the final burial services of the party.
That was one of the implications of the |
speech as the Press deduced it folloiwng
his unparalleled utterance demanding the
change in the court. The editorial ns
ed in the AAA and
That in itself, would not necessarily brand
ir as being undesirable. But should the court
stand in th> way of applying the principles of the
constitution to the people for the greater general
good, that would make a difference. The chief
trouble here arises, however, on just what is the
best for the people and just who will he able to
determine to the last degree what is the best ap-
j plication "C the constitution to the needs of the
ituin f new- hounds for several months
to just the thing that happened Fri-
day, hut many heard it with an element of dis-
! i „un: a- they hardly believed such a step likely.
Ip ;. n„ wander then, that the utterance of the
I president sent -uch a sensation to seasoned news-
What, are the implication- of that speech?
' Ju.-t wouldn’t you like to know? Some will say it
' point- to a dictatorship, some will say it points to
an implication of the constitution to the real
! needs of the people, to others it moans the crea-
tion of \ new political party to replace th* two
major parties. And there may be still other impli-
cations, as Mr. Roosevelt said recently
ones "I'll he your master now.’
one-half cup mushrooms, two cups hake
medium white sauce, one teaspoon1 slow oven. The cake is done when
minced pimento, one-half cup but-j the center is a little soft. (It will
tcred bread or cracker crumbs, stiffen when it is cold.
Arrange alternate layers ofi Spring i’otato Salad
noodles, mushooms and ham in a Three cups diced cooked pota-
well-buttered casserole dish. Pour toes, 2 hard-cooked eggs (diced),
over them white sauce which hasiyj cup diced celery, 'A cup chop-
been seasoned with pimento andjped sweet pickles, 3 olives, chop-
if desired, a little grated cheese.'ed; 1 tablespoon minced green
Top with buttered bread or crack-
er cumbs and bake in a moderate
oven (330 degrees Fahrenheit)
for thirty minutes.
Carrots Toasted in Corn rlakes
Twelve medium cooked whole!
peppers, 1 tablespoon minced par-
sley, 1 tablespoon minced onion,
2-3 teaspoon salt, 1-3 teaspoon
paprika, % cup French dressing,
2-3 cup boiled salad dressing.
Mix the French dressing with \
'down in the ocean.
■What happened out of this
play flight? The entire national
resources had’ to ibe put at her
command to assist her out of the
dilemma in which she found her-
self. Planes were called ou.fc
coast guard boats were summon-
ed and ships and radio operators
were constantly alert to attempt
to pluck her and her navigator
out of the jeopardy in which they
foolishly placed themselves. f
It’s high time we called a half
to this sort of flying. The United
States is no nurse. There aro
more serious things to occupy
cur attention than playing Don
Quiote to staunt flyers bent on
If Amelia would learn her les-
son from her predicament K
youldn’t be so toad, but the firsi
thing you know she’ll be on an-
chor one of those senseless
flights flights and calling for as-
sistance from trouble. If it isn’t
she, it’ll be some other silly head-
line hunter seeking excitement.—
It is war.
There seems to be no doubt
that there is to be a conflagra-
tion in the Far East which has
(been smoldering between Japan
and China at Japan’s instigation
for purposes of conquest for some
time. Japan has been intent upo
highest degree possible in so com-
it. Militarized as she is to the
pact an independency, Japan fig-
ures now to reckon only witli
helpless China. Having seer,
previous bites taken by her foreci
from the inept Chinese army at-
tempting vninly to protect the
eldest civilization, Japan has no
qualm- over making another at-
tempt at aggrandizement, and
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sees no reason for failure.
Only interference from other
nations, particularly Russia, which
is having its own domestic trou-
bles, can stand in the way ol
the expansion at China’s lass than
Japan wants. There is nothing to
fear from the veciferous hilt in’
potent League of Nations which
inveighed to no effect agiar.s;
Japan’s previous incursions
against Japan’s previous incur-
ions against the Dragon.
It is all very deplorable. But
it is war.—Greenville Banner.
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There are 128.073 radio sets on
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carrots, Wesson oil, one and one-! everything but the salad dressing,
half cups finely crushed corn] Chill one hour or longer. Add the
flakes, one teaspoon salt, speck of, salad dressing. Chill until serving
time. Serve with salad green?
INTERESTING BITS ABOUT
A letter published in tlie < ■ *
ville Herald of Thursday from a
man whom we had not seen for
more tfian thirty years, stii
memories dear. The man E. A
Nealey, writing from Madi-en,
Wisconsin, reveals hi wher,
about? and we were quick to tart
a long letter to him. He is now
70 and not in the best of health,
but he has worked faithfully a'"l
accomplished something vorth
while. He is an old Greenville buy
and one time ran an engine un
the old East Line between
Greenville and Jefferson. Ah »
he directed the Fifth Regime! I
band as well as the choir of the
First Christian church both • >;'
which organization? had our
membership. He led the hand to
where l£ carried off fir*t honors
for several years at the state en- ; ],omc
campment and contests. He went
to Madison twenty years ago ,m‘
started the school hand work
at Richland Center, build'ng tin
frist school hand in that state.
The band went on to Nation T raige
fame. We all know what propor- !
tions the school band movement
has reached. On our desk stands
a photo of that famous band—the
old Fifth Regiment. It wrs carried
as the best band in the state to
the Boston conclave in 1895.
There wero 143 hands in line and
tha lamed Greenville band was
the best dressed band of them all.
weaving broadcloth uniforms with
silk braid and silk covered bui-.
ton- The Bostonians exp cted to
see u- in cowboy style with ropes
and guns. In the picture, beside
this t-olumn, appears the photo o.
another Denison mao, J. Y. Wag
ner, connected with the Kaly in
the lower Also appear? George
Dugan, now of Bells. Friend
Nealey, in his story as it appeared
in the Greenvlle paper, writes “I
am 70 years old now' and when
the hand played that contest (the
one winning the medal) I was 23.
Life was young and 'hope kept
trysting with our youth’ ” he ob- I
served. Friend Nealey, you served
long and well and Greenville and !
the whole Southeland should be j
j proud of you. Incidentally we re- j
! call that when this column as a ;
1 groom arrived with his wife from
| McKinney, coming back to our
work or leave town or he arrested
and put on the public works.
3.—It was given in celebration
of Rodgers 54th birthday anni-
6. —Jay Walker.
7. —He is the youngest proba-
tion officer in the U. S. and su-
pervises more cases than any
10. —‘A birthday party given by
her mother, 'Mrs. Gladys Floyd,
520 West Munson street.
Connecticut’s infant mortality
rate of 42.1 deaths per 1,000
births was the lowest in the U. S.
last year. New Mexico's rate of
114.7 was the highest, but show-
ed great improvement over the
previous year when the rate wa.
Brush the carrots with Wesson
oil. Then roll in the crushed corn
flakes to which the salt and pep-
per have been added. Arrange in
a pan under medium broiler heat
and broil until corn flakes are
toasted — about three minutes.
Baste twice with an additional
two tablespoons Wesson nil
toasting. Serves six.
Dutch Vegetable Wrip
Four medium potatoes, pared,
cut; four carrots, pared, cut: one
small onion, sliced, one tart ap-
ple, pared and sliced; four table-
spoons Wesson oil, one teaspoon
salt, one-eighth teaspoon pepper,
four tablespoons cream or evapor-
ated milk, Parsley.
Combine vegetable? and apple;
add one cup of boiling water,
Wesson nil and seasonings. Cover
tender. Remove cover and stir
until water has entirely evaporat-
ed. Mash vegetables; add cream
and whip until light and fluffy.
Serve in mounds topped with sprig
of parsley. Serves four.
One pound spinach, four table-
spoons of flour, three tablespoons
Six rounds toast, 6 eggs, fi ta-
blespoons cream, 'A teaspoon salt,
</ teaspoon paprika, !4 teaspoon
Fit the toast rounds into but-
tered individual baking dishes.
Break an egg on top of each piece
while 0f toast and add portions of the
rest of the ingredients. Bake in a
m derately slow oven for about
fifteen minutes or until the egg ^
have “.set” Serve immediately. (A
little grated cheese may, be added
to each egg for variety.)
Chocolate Angel Food C»k« .
One cup eg- whites. 1 '4 |
granulated suga., 'A *®P cocoa’ i
% cup pastry flour, 1 teaspoon
cream of tartar, A faspoon salt, |
1 teaspoon vanilla.
until vegetables are! ately five ........ .
it. Beat the whites and salt un i
frothy. Add the cream of tartar
and heat until stiff, but not dry.
Slowly add one-half the sugar an*
beat until very creamy and stiff- I
Fold in the rest of the ingredient?
and pour into an ungreased loaf
or round angel food cake pan
in a slow oven.
Wesson oil, one-half cup of milk,J Invert the pan until the cake ha
cooled. Carefully remove the
cake and serve plain or toppe i
Twelve universities and (col-
leges in widely scattered states
in Greenville, that famed and four Indian service schools
met us at the depot and ; will hold summer courses to en-
able teachers to qualify as in-
structors in motor car driver edu-
cation says the Ameican Automo
played "A Hot Time in the Old
Town.” The Greenville Herald
then edited by W. C. Goff, head-
ed one of the articles on the mar-
A Tale of Two Cities.”
one-half teaspoon of salt,
eighth teaspoon of pepper,
cheese, one-half eup
Wash and chop the spinach. Ar-
range in layers in n one and one.
half-quart baking dish, sprinkling
the flour between the layers. Then: dieed peeled rhubarb,
mix the oil, milk, salt and pepper! spoon; flour, A teaspoon nutmeg,
and pour over all. Cover with thej 1 cup granulated sugar, 2
As Sandy stood there undecided
whether to risk walking into a trap
and getting knocked on the head,
perhaps, or to go back for roen-
forcements, there came a stir in the
cavern’s depths. Some bulky white
object took form against the black
background. It immediately re-
vealed itself as Colonel Carlton, his
whit* clothes immaculate as ever,
his splendid head of snowy hair
brushed back over a forehead that
was at the same time dominant ami
“Well, Sandy,” said he, in a
sonorous voire that reverberated
from the rocky walls, "bo you must
come and see for yourself how I
fare. But you and Mike would never
have tracked me down if it hadn’t
been for that old rascal Mouse, Lord
bless his heart."
The Colonel was surprised to
learn that Sandy had missed Isobel
i ,i„„r «pnar-1 ttml Mike- whi‘e llH had been fo1*
the sugar and flout I i |owjng t),e fiagure down the other
times before measuring 9il|e ]eft Colonel to
return to where Mouse presumably
was waiting, counting on meeting
Sandy on the way.
Isobel caught eight of Mike and
ducked hack into the crevasse,” the
Colonel explained. “But he hap-
pened to look around and glimpsed
her. She slipped and gave a little
shriek, and the good fellow must
have thought she'd fallen, or that
something had grabbed her. He
ci,me charging down in here ready
to fight anything. Anything, did I
say? Anything but a ghost. That
Irishman had a bad turn."
-He is not the only one, Colonel.
What’s the big idea?” Sandy spoke
shortly. He could see no majesty in
“I’m like Mike,” said the Colonel.
“Dread but one thing. In my case,
family. The prospect of this visit
was intolerable. 1 came here for
peace, tranquillity. The children
distress me. Sometimes Vinckers
exasperates me and Jarvis’ wife
makes me want to whip her.
Bake one hour
cream. (This cake
American ^ with whipped
bread may be spread with a thin white
j frosting and garnished with grat-
ing of sweet chocolate.)
One baked pie shell, 3 cups
grated cheese and bread crumbs
combined. Bake fifty minutes in
a hot oven (400 degrees Fahren-
heit). Serves four.
One unbaked pic crust, 3 table-
spoons butter or margarine, 1-3
cup granulated sugar, 4 table
spoons flour. >4 teaspoon salt, %
teaspoon grated lemon rind, I ta-
blespoon lemon juice, 4 egg yolks,
4 egg whites, beaten.
Cream the butter with the su-
gar. Add the flour, salt, rind,
Mix the rhubarb with the flour,
nutmeg and sugar. Add yolks and
pour into the pie crust. Bake 20
minutes in a moderate oven. Cov-
er with the meringue.
Two egg whiles (beaten), 4 ta-
blespoons granulated sugar.
Beat the whites until stiff. Add
sugar and beat until creamy.
Roughly spread over the rhubarb
and bake ton minutes in slow
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OTHER EDITORS’ THOUGHTS
consider how much trouble they
are. They plan their flights with
.i view of gaining a few headlines,
p - ---------o
News Quiz Column
9---*—■----H.than 4 %. All accounts insured | oalming tht uige for a thrill and
with the pretense of aiding tha
oaus of aviation.
They gain the headlines, of
course, which Is the primary mo-
tive, hut how much they assist
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH aeronautics by illeonsidered flights
Those fliers who persist in is moot. The Banner has oft con-
making spectacular flights soldom _ tended against them, but to what
1. —A concert given by the Katy j Up to $5,000
band, under direction of George
Williams, ., ^
2. —Harry Roberts.
3. —They most either go to
by the Federal
Government Insurance Corpora-
tion. Funds available in any
emergency. No Feet.
cviJcnce, however, is in
The Banner’s favor, as witness the
neeless iaunt of 'Amelia Earhart
Futman. She has begun a flight
around the world but could not
possibly contribute anything to
aviation that Is not already
known.. That the wat forced
gave them quite enough the first
evening, to pay their bills and start
afresh. Thought best to hand ’em
that with my blessing and farewell
Counted on their clearing within a
few (lavs. Then when they decided
to slick on indefinitely I couldn’t
stand It. You see, I couldn’t leavo
myself because of Mouse.”
"Raw stuff, Colonel,” Sandy said
shortly. “For Isobel.”
“Not for long. She had to get
the bad news or she’s have blown
the gaff. You can’t fake grief. The
others would have twigged. But I
knew her first act on pulling her-
self together would bo to go to the
safe, and I left a note she couldn’t
i.iiss. Told her the why and where-
fore and where I was.”
“Then she came here to see you."
“Of course. We both knew about
this pretty place. Delightful, Un’t
it? The negroes never come here.
Claim it’s haunted. There are fear-
and moans when the
Surf at the mouth of
suppose. Then there
was a skeleton found in here years
ago. Some poor devil of a maroon,
“I thought you wanted Vinckers
to paint your portrait. You eeemed
, “That was art, my boy. I wouldn’t
hang a portrait by Vinckers in the
glmy hold, good place for it as that
he. Hal it wouldn’t do to let
; ful groans hi
* wind’s east S
I the tunnel, I
'em see 1 was sore. They
have suspected I was hidll
and stuck on to spite me." ^
"Couldn't you have pacaed ’em
off. Told them you lived here for
'em to think me dead, und keep on
thinking so for as long as po- ilde
Also I was curious to Bee what they
‘If you mean about the will, I
think they’ve done It."
The Colonel chuckled. Sandy
wondered If perhaps there might
not be some truth in the charges
against hia sanity. This looked like
'If Vinckers scoffed the will, that
would be a joke on them."
"What elsa could he have got?"
"Nothing much. A little cash.”
“Did Vinckers attack Isobel last
night. Frighten her in any way?”
"Frighten her? Lord bless you,
no. Why Bhould he?" The Colonel
"Then why should she have made
off in such a hurry. On Mouse.”
“I don't know. Did she?” The
Colonel stared. “What do you
“Just an idea I had,” Sandy said.
He made a quick decision to say
nothing more about Vinckers, his
watch still running, until he should
have talked to Isobel. “I’d better be
going. They may be waiting for me
“Well, this Is not going to he for
long. Mike's to bring me what I
need, and I’m nicely quartered here
for a few days. Rather like old
times . . .’’ ho checked himself, then
added easily, “when 1 was a pros-
pector. A bit of solitude is good for
a man. Enables him to reflect, con
template, examine his soul, and get
in closer touch with it. I go up on
the mole at night and commune with
Sandy wished him good morning
and went out. Here was anticlimax,
u lot down. An absurd form of tre
mendous relief. There was some-
thing wrong about it. Something
that did not ring true, in character
with the Colonel, unless Sandy had
been ail wrong about that charac-
ter. A king might creep into a cave
te escape hia enemies, but not to
escape his family. It was the family
that crept into the cave. Especially
a family like this.
Returning as he had come, for
the cavern was a cul-de-sac, Sandy
met Mike who had climbed up again
to look for him. Ho wore no grin
for this farce uncovered, us out. of
business hours a clown is often a
“You let me wander off on a wild
goose chase, Mike."
“Sure Miss Isobel was after
failin' . .
"Save the fairy story for Mouse.
I found the old fraud. Hitiiug from
that band of four-fluslnwa back
‘‘And have you wondered why.
sir?" Mike Interrupted.
"Hush money," Mike said briefly,
“cannot he squeezed out av a
Sandy stared at him. "Well,
there’s the makings of an alibi in
“Vinckers was for years out in
the East, sir. and may have got
something on him. Sure the Colonel
has the look av a vi’lent mail, and
him roused. Old as ho is, one would
not care to crowd him.”
Sandy nodded. You've rung the
bell. I don’t know just what a black-
mailer looks like but I should say
♦ hat thnsa four hack there would
make a perfect composite phuto-
you had found the Colon<'l I should
have hail to lie cheerful."
They had been making their way j
down circuitously where the going *
was easier than coming up. This
was much longer, a semi-jungle
path. Emerging from the hush they
came directly on Isobel seated in
the shadow of a rock Mouse close
by sampled the wild fodder in which
he reveled despite its dryness us
a city boy might relish infinitely the i
acrid fruit of a wild apple tree ;
found In the mysterious woods.
Sandy was suddenly conscious of
a less clear vision of Isobel; as if 1
this little glade were a stage set-
ting and they were actors with a
gauze curtain between. He felt em-
barrassed, at a loss. To remove the
filmy harrier if possible he said
briefly, “I found your uncle.”
She rose Her face showed signs'
of strain. There were shadows un-
der eyes. t
"Sorry to have given you such a
bad time, Sandy. 1 had one too.”
"Well, I suppose the Colonel
knows Ills business. Will it work?"
"I don’t know. Let’s hope U |
now they've got what they came * I
they’ll go.” r I
“Do you think they'll suspect.
“Probably not. Tills is so unlike
him. Perhaps they're right about
his brain softening. But the chances
are they’d expect it to take a dif-
ferent form. That he’d play the
autocrat hut not the trickster.,
That's what fooled me.”
“Did Vinckers threaten you last,
She looked surprised. “No. 1
didn’t see him after you left except1
lie went up
to say ’goodnight.’
Sandy decided not to tell her -
about the watch, that Vinckers ,
must have followed her. He asked 1
merely, “How did you happen to go
so quickly?” 1
“That was Mouse’s doings. He ,
reached in as 1 was writing und
lifted me out through the window, ,
then started off. I climbed on hi*
head and let him go. I had nn ided j
where he was taking me and (
thought I might as well let him
“Hi,! vnn Mimh up
there in the 1
Did you climb
night, in the dark?" j
“No, I waited hero until daylight.
I found Uncle’s note when 1 opened j
the safe.” j
“Did you close the safe again?",
"Yes. There was nothing in it'
of value to anybody but Uncle, ex-
cept about five hundred pounds in
bank notes, and some silver."
"What about the will . . and
your jewels?” (
"They wero not there," Isobel '■
"Did you tell your uncle that?"
"Yes. He said that the will was
in a safe place and that I need not
worry about the jewels. But he did
not tell me where they were." .
“But you are worrying all the j
same,” Sandy said. He added, it*.
Ilectively“That old safe wouldn't (
he hard for even an amateur to’
graph of one. The Colonel hopes to
save not only being bored but black-
mailed. How Is Miss Isobel?”
“None so gay, sir ’Tla plain she
does not like this dodge. She did
absolute privacy?' . _____
"Yea, IhU dammit, la^^wajnted_ijotj*ant you to know Only that
"If Vinckers or Jarvis had
opened It after Uncle disappeared,"
Isobel said, “they’d have found his
note to me."
"Yes, and known that he was
hiding out. But if they had stolen
the jewels I should think they’d
have decided to coll it a job, and |
"No." said Isobel, "because this j
act ot unties imo k,’’vJ ,.’.at little
fear or respect for him they had
left. It makes him look in his sec-
ond childhood, or worse."
(To he continued)
Oopyrtfht ID SI by Mrs. lUnry C Kowltai
Dtltrltniu* by Kin# fMlurM lixidlMU. lie*.
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