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   Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 26, 1934, Oakland, California                              CHESTER ROW ELLS COMMENT DAI LY AZINE is a slow minded 1 world and most of us think With our memories Sol This ix the first of six article on Why marvel at the fact Jean llarloiv One will the State Printers largest orj prcsenicd each thy der is for reading and spelling 1 A OTPP t books When the school board CHAJ l LK went to school the three rs j OOMETIMES when i look back i i i j j i i wonder how mvich could pos were the essentials of sibly nave happened to me in tion So they must therefore j such a comparatively short time My life has been one of constantly By Jean Harlow Speaking of Myself l As Told by Screen Star to Leicester Wagner United Press Staff Writer AIK STEWARDESS BY V 1 D A HUKST be the most important equipment for a generation which will do its changing happy and reading by radio write nothing but others tragicaly unhappy its signature if that and let the ru confcss that when T was asked machine do all its figuring to tell the story my hesU j because I do not like to look FOR it is the history of education i back I much prefer to look that the past generation imj forward As that grand old trouper poses its standards on the pres Marie Dressier once told me The fan ihP fiitmP past is past Forget cant do ent schools to train up the future generation in the things grand fathers ought to have learned So because Lalin had once been the key to learning it still remained the center of education long after life had passed to science and the Information regarding that was in English French and German books And even now because reading was once the key and writing the tool of learning and figuring the chief need of business we forget that machinery is the chief factor of modern life and that using a wrench or a lathe may be a more practical education than knowing how to spell rt fy Q PHQBABLY in the next genera tion the largest order of the school supply house will be for tools to learn how to make things by hand long after they are all stamped out by aulomalic machin ery and a knowledge how to fill leisure with music poetry art and inlelligent public service is more important than any qualification for And then the following generation will bring up lor this cultivated ease about the time when the world grows so poor und crowded that its chief task is to grub its living by hand from the soi 0 w past is past anything about it anyhow But there are many things which I doiJike to remember My child hood for instance Im sure that no girl ever had a happier girlhood than mine You see my happiness and welfare were planned long be fore I was born My mother who was only 19 thought that bringing a girl into the world was the great est event in a womans life She wanted my name to be Shir ley Jean She was overruled on that by the family and a compromise finally was effected by deciding upon Harlean which they agreed had the double value of being un usual and a feminine version of mothers maiden name I was a model child until because of the devotion of my elders I be came very very spoiled When my mother realized what was happen ing to me she and father moved to a smaller place It wasonly a short distance from my grandparents home and I saw them every day My first impressions and mem ories are blurred But I remember my grandfather tall and dignified with a deep voice and kind eyes He only scolded me once in his life and that was after I was a grown girl in California The scolding came over long distance telephone after he had seen me in my first Hal Koach comedy where I ap peared only in black underthings CHAPTER 5 TRENE told herselt it was Pete Evans she wanted to see Pete FAIR ENOUGH BYWESTBROOK PEGLEK t There he was at the far end of the corridor disappearing into the charlroom If he had turned his had telephoned that she had a case at the hospital If Irene hur ried she could catch her there be fore Pete went off duty The fact that she hoped also to run into Barllett Ralston was not admitted to her conscious mind She told herself she couldnt re main away from lhe hospital too long or the girls would think it queer Besides wouldnt Bart him self think she was hurt worse it she never appeared than if she did The sight of her looking remark ably well in the black suit wear ing gardenias which obviously had not been bought on the street should convince him that she was not exactly having a nervous break down over him she argued walking up the hospital steps Her heart was beating thickly she approached the desk The old familiar smells and sounds had reeled her like forgolten friends This had after all been her en ire world for three years She stopped in the childrens ward and came away without lhe head he would have seen her But nehadn olong Hke a physical spasm swept her whole body leaving her weak She hadnt dreamed it would hurt like this Merely the glimpse nun IIKC uus merely me gnmpsci ji of him calmly indifferent going of lhe Press bY resigning oViniit Vlie Vincirvooo hr chnlilH hnvn Loll ft Was Smart Sav NEW YORK N Y Nov first detailed account Huey Longs attempt to suppress unfavorable opinion i censorship of the Reveille the student newspaper publish by the journalism class of Louisiana State University h been received in a letter from a student in the university T letter reports that Long withdrew his censor after one wer when the student editor and his entire staff threatened force the issue of the freedom 11ARLOII E do the same thing even in j Thcn t h c c was glandmother larger matters Because the chief problems of our fathers were governmental we talk In terms of government when the present problems are nearly all eco nomic Not what shall be the laws and who shall make them but what shall be the wages and who shall own the property is the question that most concerns modern men If a dictatorship will give them pros perity and security they do not even inquire whether the price it is the loss ot political liberty And the last thing that concerns the citizen in the few remaining demo cracies is whether his laws shall be made by his elected representa tives In facl the only parties we have cither in Congress or in the Legislature are those who do and those who do not vote for the laws which the uxcwilivc proposes Kllen Williams Harlow who moves in my memories as a graceful shad ow she sang painted and wrote lovely verse Also there was my lather who went to his office each morning and for whom I watched in the evening Most vivid of all however was my mother golden haired and blue eyed who always was romping and playing with me A vivid milestone in my memory is my first day at Miss Barstows School for Girls The hours were from nine lo one At the end of each school day mother would lake me to a hoi lunch During all these years mother never nad a luncheon always had our noon meal logelher I wor nothing but white dresses up to the me I was six then I gradually started wearing little jer seys Id always liked one dress j belter than il the others and would ND yet what we mostly teach kccp Qn wenring u until eUher Em ma or mother had to hide it When I was ten the first impor tant chnrge came into my lif My mother and father separated and nomics We crusade againsllhe comj mother and j went to California lo spend Ihn Winter We slaycd three years going lo Colorado or Kansas Cityonly for the Summer months During those first three years in California my mother and I became more than mother and daughter for we grew to be real friends Dif ferences between our age became unimportant and we began the un derstanding companionship which is ours today We became so homesick after our three years stay in California that we decided lo rsturn to Kansas City Not from my grandparents home we found a small apartment I was enrolled in a convent but I did not stay there Jong My mother was so lonely and I was so unhappy lhat I left and went to Miss Bige ows School where I could go home each afternoon When I was 15 I suffered one ot he greatest humiliations of my life got the measles To think that I could have thing so childish To prevent the other girls at school from learning rny humiliat ing secret I pledged the family to secrecy When the siege was over the doctor advised mother to send me to camp for the Summer So I went lo a Northern Michigan camp That camp remains one ot my worsl nightmares Several days afler mother left one of the other girls and myself displayed symptoms ot scarlet fever We were isolated and put in a small tent house and left alone There we lay two sick lonely kids crying lor our mothers The manager of the camp tele graphed mother The wire reached her just as she was getting off the train She took the next train back The camp was quarantined but no quarantine could keep mother away She found the two ot us burning with fever For three weeks she nursed us bolh As soon as we were able to move I was taken back to Kansas City On the trip home mother met Marino Bello whoma year later she married We called on a friend ot ours who had sent boxes of delicacies during my illness at camp Marino was in the office and was introduced to us He came to Kansas City to visit us the following weekend and thus began mothers romance The following Fall it was again decided that I should go away to school SoI went to Ferry Hall in Lake Forest Mothertook an apart ment at theHighland Park Inn near Chicago so I could puss the week ends with her Duringall my schoolgirl years I one romance in my life He was a friend of Ihe family and my hero Whenever I heard n thrilling romantic story Id think ot Rod Adams The fact that he was a grown man over 30 didnt make the slighlcsl difference When I was 14 I secretly promised myself that some clay Rod Adams would be the man Id marry Thcn I mel Charles Mc Grew and the image of Rod faded into rny childhood dreams Tomorrow Miss llurluw ells of her romance with Gluirlus Grew about his business She should have stayed away Should have known better than to run the risk of meet ing him Whitefaced and shaking she knocked at 418 to tell Pete where she would be then afraid to wait for the elevator she hurried down the stairs out the door and to Petes apartment a block away When Pete arrived Irene was sitting in a chair staringout the window Whats the trouble with you and Barllett questioned the nurse Hinging herself Upon the daybed No trouble Irene denied You said yourself it would be a mis take for us to marry So what You arent trying to imply that you are following my advice Not exactly but I decided that IL C1LIIL lc1 lim II V Y Lilt i 1 i i i i i gardenias which she had placed every thing considered it would be nr 4K better for meto go to work Ive n the apathetic hand of the youngster suffering from anemia then she must run into 210 o sec if the carcinoma case had died yet The poor soul had been there almost a year The floor nurse spoke to her eagerly Hello Irene How does it feel to be a lady of leisure Leisure nothing Irene smiled Youd be surprised how I have to always had a secret yen to fly Have you indeed Pete in quired dryly I suppose you havent hoard thaf Bart is going into Dr Reagans office Irene flipped the ashes from a cigarette Is he really Nor that hes being seen every place with Dr Reagans daughter You look like Mrs Aslorbilt the other retorted Well lhat was fine That was just what she needed before fac ing hose upper floors where at any moment she might meet a darkeyed young interne Wheres Pete she demanded Womens Riding up in the elevator Irene expected to see Bart at any mo incnl An the third interne did get on at floor but it was only Charlie Robinson Pastyfaced lazy Charlie Hello Irene he said How does it feel to sail around in the clouds Why did everyone ask the same silly question As if what she was STRANGE AS IT SEEMS EV s in our schools to promote citizenship is a legalistic knowledge of the Constitution in lead of a sound grounding in cco rnunists because We imagine they are enemies ot our form of gov That in fact is the least of their enmities They dn not much care what form of government we have or whether we have any The Soviet governmental system which they incidentally advocate is for that mailer not a bad form ot gov ernment A free country with capi talistic economics might very well be run under it But their main opposition is not to government at all It is to property and profits it they could abolish these they would cheerfully leave us our President and Congress O ft O VERY Congressman knows the sounding phrases which once reflected R lauJable patriotism Emotionally Ihese ConfircsFmen are doubtless still as patriotic as those invented those phrases in the days when they represented reality They can make all the eighteenth century arguments to prove that a representative republic is better than a monarchy So indeed it is But the discussion is now as aca demic as a review of Aristotles comparison of the polities of Ath ens and Sparta The real question nowadays so far as it is govern mental at all is between fascist or communist dictatorship or the democracies of which fourfifths of the few surviving examples are rtill reigned over by kings TJT these Congressmen who know so much about the prob lems which were real when their grandfathers were born are abysmally ignorant of the science on which all modern problems are built They still cling to the mer cantilist school of economics which was demolished for all lime by Adam Smith whose Wealth of Na tions was published the same ycai as our Declaration of Independence B doing play Four please By John Hix Copyiluht 1931 for Tlie Tribune lloo TOTALS They are trying to solve the prob lems of 1334 on principles which were already obsolete in fif WORSE war clouds gathering and ready to burst we are still trying to escape war by maxims which we misquote from Washingtons Farewell Ad dress Washington did not warn us temporary alliances with liny portion the foreign world nor against a permanent alliance with the whole of it And it would be to no present purpose if he had Washington was one of those rare leaders who did not substitute his grandfathers prejudices for his own thinking We would do well to fol low his example The Honor Student Professor in Higher Mathematics an example of an imaginary roosters egg the fallof Rome tinian Kniperor ol tnu tiiasluru No Two Were Won Over possible excuse did you have for acquitting that mur derer Foreman of all twelve of you t in the fifth century the land that is now Italy was swept time and again by barbarian hordes Rome the city one time capital of the world was held by whoever had slrengllvto hold at one time during the hcclic sixth century if was held by no inn This strange event took place in theyear 547 About 12 years hefnre that Jfos pire sent Bolisarius to conquer and reannex Italy Coining upon Rome then held by the OstroGoths Beli sariiif surrounded the city then at tacked and conquered it For 10 years the two powers staged intcr milicnl bnUlcs In late Tnlila in fin pfforl In regain the city surrounded if shutting off supplies and viiiFing n launntr among the inhabitants On December 17 he entered gave orders iriiinst murdering the people but allowed ruthless pillage After the city was thoroughly looted he lore flown part of the walls and taking every living inhabitant wilh him marched sou In lo defend Apulia Not until lhe city had been de serter for 40 days did BclJsarius rc Inrn In lake porsession Irene attempted a nonchalant re sponse choked on it and said nothing You poor kid comforted the nurse You should have known Bartletl Ralston hasnt a thought in his head but surgery He would sell himself bodyand soul lo get ahead II was a relief an hour and a half later to be crossingtrie bay Leaving the hospila and itsmem ories behind her Thank goodness Ive a place ot my own lo go lo Irene thought Not just a room in a hotel The vision of the apartment clean and tidy as she had left it cheered her She would cook her own dinner and have a quiet eve ning wilh n book before lhe fire Virginia was working and Eve had said she was having a date with the lumberman from Seattle but when Irene put her key in the lock she opened the door to the sight of Eve closely held in a strange mans arms Im sorry faltered Irene Eve said unabashed This is Mr Carney Hes just irctiirnod from Los Angeles So il wasnt the lumberman after all but the vacuum cleaner man what did it mailer In either case they had wrecked the living room Half an hour Inlei lhe Icleplione rang again and this lime il was Clarence Turner It so happens he said in his usual pleasant voice that Ive been released from an engagement 1 made several weeks ago Would il bo asking loo much of you to come back lo the city again lo nighl Ill be glad lo drive over for you Mccl me at lhe terry instead she suggested Right he agreed briefly All of which helps Irene ad milled as refreshed by abath and cup of hot tea she dressed in her bcsl dinner dress She had bought it at an after Christmas sale but il had been expensive and it was jade green lo malch her eyes If Im going out wilh him often Ill need more clothes she was thinking en route to the boat It was fun lo plan to spend R large part of lhe first check she would receive as an air hostess for the pretty things she had boon unable to afford while still in training Mr Turner was wailing for her Since their parting earlier in lhe day his manner seemed to have become more intimate Im so glad lo see you lie said I was afraid you might have an other engagement She said then curiously You look different As if you were a little boy who had just been lei out ot school Thats lhe way I feel Its Satur day night and Ive n date with the prettiest girl in San Francisco Who wouldnt feel gay She recognized Ihis as merely a pretty speech but was conscious of a stimulating sense of adventure as he helped her in his car Have you ever been to Molirt aris he asked No but Ive heard about it Id love to go there You shall lie promised Laler Bui first were going for a ride It was all very exciting andex hilarating frcnc thought as they drove along lhe beach with lhe sail air fvrsh in Iheir faces and in Iheir cars he weird inhuman bellowing ot fog horns Continued tomorrow Long was smart sajs the student correspondent He wants the college vote for President in 1936 or 1940 He realized that a student revolt at Louisiana Slate would queer him in campus circles all over the country As things stand his bluff has been called The Reveille resumes its status of au uncensored news paper The student who wrote the let ter has asked your correspondent lo withhold his name lest he he punished in accordance with Longs threat to fire out of the university anybody student or professor who utters a word against Huey Long The situation described is some thing new in American politics and education LETTER OF CRITICISM STIRS PROFANE RAGE This is the letter On Thursday November 15 on the floor of the State Senate Huey Long flew into a violent and pro fanerage when he happened to sec a letter criticising him in an ad vance copy of the Reveille Huey cursed JHCutrer Jr editor and cursed Cutrcrs ancestors He re membered that Cutrers uncle a Baptist preacher voted for his im peachment in 1929 and then cursed louder He threatened expulsion of Cut rer and DR Norman a sophomore commerce student who wrote the letter of criticism The letter mild ly chided Huey for carrying the Mickal fiasco loo far and com mended Mickal and lhe athletic au thorities for refusing to participate in a burlesque of constitutional gov ernment UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT ORDERED TO CAPITOL H may be recalled that Huey elected Abc Mickal a Syrian and a resident of Mississippi to theState Senate il a day and perquisites in recognition of Mic kals feats as a member of the football team which has been ex ploited this year for purposesof political ballyhoo by Senator Micknl refused to accept the scat and Biff loncs S A the coach of lhe team called Huey to explain thai what with football practice anil his studies Mickal was too busy to be a Senator Continuing the letter says Long saidL S U was his uni versily that he had made il an that he would tire a thousand sti1 denls it necessary and have te thousand to take their places then commanded President Jam M Smith whom he appointed come to the capitol immediate and ordered lhat the paper be su pressed Doctor Smith soon arrived n they went to the printing plr and posted a guard at the door student staff members were search for copies of the paper and 40 copies were destroyed HUEY NAMES WOMAN IN ADVISORY CAPACITY Culrer the editor arrived i the run If he had resisted havi Normans letter pulled out he wou have been dismissed then and thei So he took the letter out and U Reveille appeared without the crK cism Long appointed to the journa ism faculty Miss Helen Gilkiso his close newspaper friend ai correspondent in Baton Rouge fi the United Press and the New O leans Item He told President Smi Miss Kilkison was to teach journr Ism and be special advisor c questionable articles or letters Culler said that lhe censorshrv was contrary to the lectures t Professor Marvin G Osborn direr or of the School of Journalise vho is a strong believer in th reedom of the press Professr Osborn has a wife and several chi ren lo support He has not ye declared his opinion of this par icular incident of the freedom c he press MEMBERS OF FACULTY DEPENDENT ON SENATOR Cutrers staff agreed lo stan1 y him President Smith want i iVashington and Dean James M 3roussard became acting president ilc commanded Cutrer lo Miss Gilkisons advising or elsr esign or be fired Cutrer can expect no faculty support as they all need their job He may get some student support because many students are tired ol Longs antics on the campus But many other students are on the university payroll or theii relatives arc on the Slate payroll so they cannot be expected tto say anything Cutrer was told o do what Senator Longsaid lo do He was also told that any nonsense op his part may cause Professor Osborn and even President Smith lo lose their jobs I rcqvicst thai you do not use my name You see I am also i student and might not be one much longer if my name were as sociated with that of a man whom Huey exceedingly dislikes i Copyright fnr The Tribune H D A THE CONNING r r TOW E PV NEW YORK Nov And its hard to believe now the lo figures computed by he Bureau of Census the City of New York spent in 1D33 lor amuse ment This sum includes the money spent for theaters dance halls and what the Bureau of Census calls 1057 pool rooms What have the bil liard table manufacturers to say lo that Was lhe money spent in pool rooms or in poolrooms Tl was un doubtedly spent in billiard rooms spent for billiards pocket billiard and possibly bowling which John Tunis says is he leading American imvicarious sport 6 0 0 Of course many who spent some ot that money for what they thought would be amusement discovered lhat they gol none the Bureau of Census might do betlcr to call it alleged amusement O O O Anollicr Predecessor has meal at liomu of Andrew Jackson Also honors memory of Polk another predeces New York HeraldTribune headline Gainer ye patriotic folk To honor the memory of James Polk Who now though once R White House possessor Is merely predecessor When in the history of our nation Fell that forgotten administration His were the days thai saw once more The troops of the nttion oft to war Yet Polk was forgotten long ago Bymen who emember the Alamo He was lost you doubt a Democrat Bui most ofthe Presidents then were Fallen from proud estate is he To virtual anonymity fires were burned When news of his election was learned Or thai up and down the land good folk Cheered and whooped it for James K Polk LEWI DAN DUNN Secret Operative By Norman Marsh NOW BABS DONT FOR6ET HAVE PENFIELCTO ADDRESS AMOIP ANYTHING HAPPENS TO ME BE SURE TO SO TO HIM IMMEDIATELY IVE SOT TO SO NOW ALL RIGHT BUT DO BE 5PIDER HAS A MEETING WJTH THE MAYOR AMD THREE JUDQE5 IT OUGHT TO GIVE ME THE LOWDOWN ON THIS ALLIANCE BETWEEN POLITICS AND CRIME AND SINCE IVE PLANTED A DICTAPHONE WITH A RECORDING DEVICE THEIR CONVERSATION SHOULD BE VALUABLE WHEN I TAKE 7TVIE GANG TO COURT LIKE THEYLL TRY TO CHEAT EACH THATS WHY THERES SO MANY GANG KILLINGS IM HERE FRISCO IM GOING TO PAY THE BOYS OFF DONT GOOD EVENING BOYS RIGHT IN AND THEY WONT ILL TAKE GET AS MUCH THEY EXPECT Discussing Brittl Heaven in lha New York WorldTelegram Robert Garland cites Bibo Dudley as hav ing told his radio audience that not one Broadway playgoer in 25 ever at heard of Emily Dickinson We liould put the figure lower but we hould put them higher for another haracler in that play Mrs Hunt Helen Fiske to be known s Helcnt Hunt Jackson the woman vho wrote Ramona a redbound ook lhat everybody had on the li jrary table from 1885 to 1900 O 0 O Even the flappers of 30 know ibout Ramonn Oh yes they ay lhat was thai movie that had he sons Ramona I hear the mis ion bolls above a a o Know Your New Yolk Q How can 1 get from the Chrys er Building at Fortysecond Sheet ind Lexington Avenue to the H6 el Lincoln at Fortyfifth Street and Eighth Avenue without going out n the rain A Go down one flight from main lobby of the Chrysler Buildt ng walk through the tunnel under Lexington Avenue to lhe subway turnstiles but dont gtf through the turnstiles Go up light of stairs at your left andalong1 the corridor back of the Davega shops and lhe Commodore habciJ dashcry lo lhe ground floor lobby of lhe Holel Commodore Tiun tojl your right through lhe door into the Grand Central concourse Turn toi your left clown tht ramp to the lower level but dun go all the way At the first opportunity tuin left and go into the subway just through the turnstiles turn right to the elerj valors and take one down about a half mile to the Queonsboio Wait there 10 minutes foi the lirstj train lo Times Square At TimesJ Square walk straigh ahead with a left turn here and a right until you come to the tunnel Fortyfirst Street Follow it onei block west and you will find self on the upper platform of the t Fortysecond Street station of Independent subway north as far as you can go no fare to pay and you willfind after a right tuin and a left turn and a light Uun on the street of the Hotel Lincoln T WAGON 0 ff Oldfashioned children used T to dieam the schoolhouse having binned down Om noHonyOf thata would be to have an o sixtyseventh floor and w find that no I   

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