Ruston Daily Leader, December 7, 1931

Ruston Daily Leader

December 07, 1931

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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - December 7, 1931, Ruston, Louisiana Si Hie Leadf r ALL DEPARTMENTS The Weather the unsettled tonJfht and ttftMW 1 V J J 131 United Press Service DECEMBER 1931 NEA Feature Service H STUDENT PUBLISHES BOOK of Au thor of Work on Ornithology Fat Old Man Birds of North Louisiana a sixty page pamphlet which will include a list of 252 species and subspecies Of birds Observed above the 31st paralell north in this will be off the Louisiana Polytechnic Institute some time this pamphlet was compiled by 5 Tech sophomore Monroe at the request of the Department of Biology of the Lowery started work in Ornithol ogy working in Florida under one of the most outstanding Ornithologists of the He has received notices from several of the state papers for his activity and research in the study of the bird life of this state and others as He is regarded as the best authority pn bird life and Ornithology in this The pamphlet wilWbe in the form of a bound book 6 by 9 will full notes on the migatory habits of birdlife frequeting this Copies of the pamphlet may be gotten by request of the Depart ment of Biology of Louisiana Poly technic Galley proofs of the coppy were being made in the printing offices of the school today by Henry Director of UTTLEFREEDOM FOR PRESIDENT 7 President Hoover has less freedom than Al Capone will have at Leav enworth according to Her bert former state senator and manager of the 1894 Leland Stanford University football for which Hoover was student busi ness with members of the was a breakfast and dinner guest at the White House recently when the president entertained his old and on his return here was asked to tell of his experience as a presidential president lives like a prison er in the White said He has no more freedom than Al Capone will have at I think our visit afforded him the greatest opportunity for relaxation that he has enjoyed since he be came The president and all of usen joyed a very pleasant said Everyone but Tex Field spoke to him as President Tex would slap him on the shoulder and heres what you ought to do As we were leaving the White the president asked us to come around at 7 the next day and play medicine ball with his usual which we did Aft er the we ate breakfast and then the president excused went to our and a lit tle later received a call from one of the White House who said that the president wanted to send us all up to We made the trip in two automobiles from the White passing through many historic and then returned to Washington in time for another dinner in our given by a Stanford graduate at NBA Los Angeles Bureau Lowell prominent stage and screen is just a fat old man and a ham actor in the opinion of his Helene Cbs with whom he is shown the actor said in filing suit for divorce at Los Miss film sneered at him flew into a rage and made life so hectic thai their romance lasted only a year and a he ANNUAL DINNER OF CHOUDRANT Mc Knight and Shealy Talk To Future Farmers MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE AGAINST PACIFIC FLIER Hough the aviator who with Pangborn attempted a flight over the Pacific Ocean not long was arrested on a charge of He and his wife were driving yesterday afternoon when they crashed into a car driv en by Robert who was instantly A companion in OBrians car was Herndon was released on bond after a two hour arbitration in He was supposed to have been jailed after his trip over the but was HYDE REPORTS SHRINKAGE IN FARMJNCOMFS Secretary of Agriculture Says Return Has Dropped 25 Per Cent 7 The gross income of the American fanner for 1931 will be from 25 NEW INiSTER WELCOMED TO HIS PASTORATE Union Service of Congrega tions Here Sunday Evening Trinity church was filled to overflowing last when the pastors and congregations of the other churches in the city met to welcome the new the who arrived here early last The words of cordial welcome spoken by the the Bolin and the for their respective con gregations and the sincere response by bespoke happy asso ciation and spirit of Christian fel lowship among the people of this In happy combination with this program of welcome was the annual pageant which always at Trinity Methodist ushers in the Christmas Rueton as a whole feels greatly indebted to organist and choir director Milk and Apples Make Them Healthiest in United States to 30 per cent less than that of and to the choir for their enthus Cltu REGISTRATION IS UNDER Y AT TECH TODAY for the winter term Ot Louisiana Tech began at 8 oclock this morning with many of the prev ious quarters students returning and many new ones either reen rolling or beginning work here for the first Members of the Choudrant High School Future Farmers of held their annual Father Son banquet on Friday De cember Seventyfive plates were laid for the sons and The group assembled in the high school auditorium and listened to a short and interesting giv en by the assisted by some of the girls of high school The program featured a Happy Days on the At the conclusion of the program the group repaired to the dining room where they were served a five course The courses started with drinking a tomato cocktail to the health of our Between courses talks were made by the following persons assistant state supervisor of Baton who gave the history of Future Farmers or being originally organ ized in the state of superintendent of educa Lincoln spoke on char acter and character secretary Chamber of gave some fig ures showing the agricultural prog ress in Lincoln parish farm spoke of the value of thoroughness and keeping yourself member of the parish school told how well one could be read by his daily therefore the value of right Six from the seventh donned caps and aprons and did the serving for the The chapel which was for merly at has been changed to 1 This was for the conven ience of both the student body and the singing The students met at this time Thursday for assembly Open High Low Close Open High Daily Market COTTON December 1931 New York May July New Orleans May July and from 40 to 45 per cent less than that of Secretary of Agricul ture Arthur Hyde estimated in his annual report to the In American farm including livestock and dairy prod brought a total of about the secretary Last year the total dropped to about On the basis of in formation now the head of the Department of Agriculture states that the totel this year may be less than But as farm incomes have both farm acreage and farm popu lation have Secretary Hyde Secretary Hyde takes occasion to express his opposition to compulsory curtailment of as has been tentatively adopted by gome south ern legislatures in their effort to solve the cotton The secretary opened his report with a general discussion of the present plight of the farmer in the matter of A defense of the new tariff as it applies to is in cluded in the Had the new tariff law not been in he world com petition would have been felt by our farmers disastrously in the domes tic as well as in the foreign mar No fiscal policy can guarantee agricultural profits in a time of de A tariff is justified if it diminishes By this the tariff act of 1930 is already a dem onstrated Its benefits should be substantial when economic con ditions once more become Toward the end of the report Sec retary Hyde repeated his recommen dation of last year that something be done to curb trading in grain especially short Action is required to eliminate certain he Legis lation to strengthen the present grain futures acts seems to eliminate sharp practices in handling of customers orders and to afford a safe and sure means of control over the purely speculative trading of large Under existing the unrestricted opportunity to buy or sell futures enables large traders at times to take advantage of technical situa tions to the not only of producers and cash handlers of but of the small traders com posing the general trading The Bearcats have for some time been preparing for the RustonByrd High game to be played at the fair grounds in Shreveport this after noon at 2 Plans have been for a special train to take many of the students to on of the school trucks s also go lasm and untiring work for these beautiful presentations and last evenings gifts of song and story brought to a fitting close the union service of The decorations of Christmas greens and the tall cathedral can formed an effective background for the Impressive The beautiful story of The Light of a Christmas accented by outbursts of wonderful melodies and sympathetic was one of dig nified touching the hearts of the great kindling anew the fires of consecration to the cause of Christ and strengthen ing the desire for greater service to The program as was as fol lows A Reverent and Prayerful Organ Prelude Doxology congregation Prayer congregation seated with bowed McFad Choral Mens Welcome to theNew Churches of the Double Silent Prayer Dallas Congregation with bowed Mens RETURNING 6 TEAM RECEIVES LARGEOVABN Bonfire and Throng of Fans Greets Bearcats on Their Return MAJOR COLE SPOKESMAN Ruston High Eleven is Prais ed for Its Spirit in Byrd Game Gertrude ami WtHlam healthiest boy and girl in the United are shown above with their health plenty of eat apples and cabbage and you will never be bothered with doctor Thats the answer of Gertrude Heikes and William judged the healthiest boy and girl in the United States at the 4H club con jress to questions as to how they won their Both live on go to bed get planty of outdoor sleep with windows wide even in the coldest and eat three square meals a which include lots of cabbage and other Both made the highest score ever registered in a national health Miss Heikes scoring per and young Miss Heikes lives in Dakota while Sanders home is in Johnson Troop 45 Joins With Others In Union Meeting Because of the union meeting of all the scout troops in Ruston held at 8 December the regular meeting of Troop 45 was shorter than A list of the scouts to receive badges at the meeting Monday at the Chamber of was It consisted of the following Tenderfoot Dewey Hale Wil liam Billy Thurmon Second ENGINEERS JRGE FARM T Yuletide storyThe Light of a classHaie hrlcfmac J Christmas Gussie Tableux the crippled Harriet Mays Thomas Harvey and and Bill Angels Miss Mary Beth Miss Elizabeth Miss Dor othy Miss Frankie Miss Mary Choir Joe Poole Harold Miss Daisy Elbert Wallace Otis Dallas Poole Bob Charles Grif Rankln Felton William Edith Rose Guest Elbert Has Dallas IMPORTANT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING TUESDAY Santa Solicits Aid of People Who Have Used Toys and Clothing Ruston kiddies must not be for gotten this many have toys and used clothing that will make some tiny heart glad on Christmas morn ing and keep tiny limbs warm from the damp cold that is coming on The Ruston Good Cheer Club is opening its drive for used toys and secondhand clothing to take care of the needs of our children this Toys and clothes should be brought to the fire station or the Mayors office where they will be repaired and put into perfect condition for This year when everyone is making things go further and planning to the leaat that can be done for others not quite so fortunate is to share with thorn some of the things not necessary or needed this Those wiio are unable to deliver toys or clothing can have them called lor by calling the Mayors or the Fire Attention of all retailers is called to the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night at This meeting will be devoted en tirely to the interest of the retail merchants of the It is certain to be of interest and value to each and every merchant who The Retail Merchants Commit the president of the chamber and the urge every re taller to be present on this occa The Tuesday Chamber of Commerce William Burt Lomax Star Jack Baughman James Robert Rollin Walter Alfyred Brown Life Burt Alfred Brown Eagle Burt Billy The troop is very proud of its two scouts to receive their Eagle Badges at this These two boys have reached the highest rank in scouting Although Scout Lewis is now Sea he was a former member of this troop and earned his bodge while he was an active member of the This meeting will take place at the Chamber of Commerce December 7 All Scouts are urged to broth ers and and others inter ested in Scouting and boys are in At this meeting a formal Court of Honor will be held and the above mentioned badges will be After checking the meeting was dismissed and joined with the other Scouts of Ruston in a union Those present Stag Patrol Hunter Lamar Bob by Brown Beaver Patrol Jack Bak Baughman Billy Thur Gerald Tebbetts Bat Patrol Newton James Holland Bobby High Laughing Hyena Pa trol Alfred Mack Davis Dewey Hale Wil 7 trust of the eight leading agricultural states of the fixing thpir own prices for agricultural would solve the present worldwide economic This is the basis of a project that has just been submitted to the League of Nations by the Associa tion of Civil Engineers of In the project is as fol lows world contains of whom gain their living from agri from and the remaining indi rectly from agriculture and manu the present time ag riculture virtually brings in no re a the ag riculturist cannot purchase manu factured those employed in manufacture and industry can not buy agricultural only there it to put agriculture on a pay ing basis and immediately the farmer will be able to purchase manufactured exportation and importation will resume theii normal and prosperity will CONFERENCE OF BUSINESS MEN OF CITY TONIGHT There will be a conference of the business men of the city tonigh at the Chamber of to consider the status of the Boy Scou organization in Lincoln liam Harry and E Scoutmaster anc Scribe Burt Lomax were also pres The Ruston High Bearcat team eturning from Its game with the Byrd High Yellow Jackets in Shreve port Saturday met with a warm reception in the form of a bonfire on the City fire sirens creaming and approximately Ruston fans who stayed at home nd were unable to attend the grid lash for the class A1 champion hip of North Louisiana that aft Several hours before the return of the special chartered train one of the fire trucks of the local de partment went through the streets town with siren open and bell summoning people ttf urn out to greet the returning grld A huge pile of boxes and paper was thrown up on the City Park and gnited when the train pulled into he The Bearcats were es orted to the bonfire where Major 5erry Cole spoke to them and com plimented them on their fine spirit ndjthe showing they made against i team which outweighed them con Kendall and Barnett and others planned the reception or the returning Local fans xpressed their belief that the Rus on team acquitted itself honorably at Shreveport in face of the great eserve of players at the command if the Byrd coach and the large size if the Yellow Jacket players who the RuSton by more than 40 pounds on the aver The New Orleans Jesuits defeated Charles In the game for the outhern state championship last Announcement was to be made later where the game between he Jesuits and the Yellow Jackets will be played to decide the state class A championship aFAYETTE CITIZEN IS SUICIDE Frank secretary of the Building and Loan As ociation killed himself today with x Friends of Janeard say he had been despondent for about two he coroner passed a ver dict of suicide while temporary in Around the Corner By ELMER ZILCH Those who like to whistle in the dark should like also to sing in the rain and we have had plenty of stimulation for singing The Santa Claus Editor is all hot under the collar because he hasnt been flooded with letters He shouldnt feel so Zilch is running for governor and he had to wait three months for a letter and that one wasnt Weve had a hot time in this old town Towles and his orchestra got hot at the dance Fri day evening and Saturday evening a bonfire flamed its greeting to the returning Ruston Still Has Holiday Cleaning To Keep Cleanest Town In Slate Ruston still has some cieaning up to Last weeks rains made it hard for Townspeople to carry out the CleanUp Week program out lined by Hayor Charles many did clean up their yards preparatory to the Christmas Holiday at which time vis itors must see the town as the Cleanest Town in Mayor Charles Goyne announced this morning that scuv anger trucks would continue to carry off trash gathered in boxes and baskets and placed on the street this It is hoped that weeks activity in beautifying the town will bring this work to a close and no few stragglers will be left to be reminded of this Persons wishing to clean up their premises and who have no one to do this work can give some unemployed fellow citizen a job by call ing The Chamber of Ameiican Legion Unemployment Relief Committee 200 Mayors Qi We couldnt attend the game in Shreveport Saturday but we heard all of it several times on the street About the time a game comes off the authorities on the game come out of hiding and really hit Sof the bright Christmas decorations and show windows are really coming into their own now and before long every thing will be popping New Primary Presi dential Spring House Summer another year will be well ott its A young lady about town lately was heard to complain to A girl friend that a certain dftte ol hers believed he was showing her a good time when lie sung to her Aint That Too and we never di4 pretend to sing at any Whteh reminds us of the gtel who was worried because her said He simply couldnt tear dreu wad her girl she couldnt expect from a lolci ;