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THE PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT The Childrens Great Charter PRES. HOOVERS WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE RECOGNIZED THE FIRST RIGHTS OF CITIZENSHIP BY PROTECTING THE CHILD. Items Of Interest News Review of Current Events the World Over (Continued from Page 1) pear to be the worst for humanity are means of bringing the but and thrusting blessings upon us which could not Senate Ratifies the Hoover War Debt Moratorium come otherwise. After Warm Debate Woman Made Member of Arms Parley Delegation. It has been proved time and time again that the education- A gnat forward step in civilization was taken when the al affairs of the state are in C. N. Jensen, oUowing "Childrens Charter" was adopted by the President's good hands. Dr. state superintendent of public White House Conference. Only a synopsis is given. instruction has done remarkFOR EVERY CHILD well his enctrm-ben- cy senators voting la affirmative, aoms with reluctance, the senate ratified the Hoover moratorium on intergovernmental debts after several days of SDCTY-NIN- B . Nor-bec- on January 18. Our Philosophy of Life & Government Growing Film Mirkib The Far East and Africa seem to be going movie crazy, and have opened up a fine market for Ameri-lca- n My greatest inheritance was poverty. With poverty motion picture equipment For came gibes and slurs from children who had more. It a time Germany had cut In on the made me bitter for years. But it stimulated me to do things, American trade, became of lower-pricebut with the ad. for poverty is ambitions stepladder. With the acquisition of vent ofequipment the talkies and the necessome money and enough food and respectable clothing came sity of Installing new apparatus for reflection. I saw the earth as a vast banqueting table. Sort their showing, the market to Amerof a buffet or what the Scandinavians call a smorgos board. ican output has been given new life. 4,180 projectors were exThis table is laden with nourishments and the spices and Last year ported from this country to a total flavors of life. Some persons, I noted, were rudely pushing value of $805,000. Asia, Africa and weaker ones away and hogging the good things even the Oceania look nearly of aU actual food in instances. There is enough to go round if all the shipments. d one-thir- d Bean vale Tapeitry Beauvais, so often seen by tourists on the way from Dlppe to Paris, now has a new, although sad. Interest as the scene of the great dirigible disaster of October 4, 1930L It is an ancient town, where groat tapestries have been made tor centuries Tourists have chiefly sought it for Its Interesting cathedral and for Its Place de lliotel de Villa which contains a statue of Jean Hachette, who led the women of Beauvais to victory against Charles the Bold In U12, JOIN THE - NATURAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION , JThat Government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the earth. 35 Richards St., Salt Lake City, Utah DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES AND MEMBERSHIP FLEDGES PRINCIPLE : The Declaration of Independence and the Conetitution of the United States guarantees Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness to every Citizen. PLEDGE : To ever work for such modification in our laws and the establishment of such departments of government as will best make effective these guarantees. PRINCIPLE: Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness to every citizen can best be obtained through a fust and more even distribution of the resources of our country. PLEDGE : To ever work for such a plan as will give every citizen his just share of our nations wealth. PRINCIPLE: Economic systems based upon money" as a medium of exchange, in all ages of human history, have failed. To ever work for that system of production, distribution and consumption PLEDGE: of wealth and the material means of satisfying human desires that will best make for the abundant Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness of every citizen. Contribution, Any useful thing or any amount you wish to pay. of Italy PREMIER UUS80LXNI n severe lose In the By EDWARD W. PICKARD ably during Spiritual and moral training, that he may stand firm and has raised the in life. standards which were already 2 Understanding and the guarding of his personality high when he entered upon his beetle debate. as the most precious gift. duties. The work has not been Twelve members, 8 A home and that love and security which a good home so easy during these times of equally divided bestress and and a stringency provides. tween the two par4 Full preparation for his birth, his mother receiving constant fight has to be kept wen recordtly, up to get the necessary tax ed In opposition. prenatal, natal and postnatal care. dollars to make good schools. The Republicans, 5 Health protection from birth through adolescence, inNo mater what economies we all listed as Insurcluding periodical health examinations. are forced to make it will not gents, were Fra6 From birth through adolescence, promotion of health, do to lower our educational sier, Johnson, Norris, Nye standards. One of the suincluding health instruction and a health program. and BchalL The 7 A dwelling place safe, sanitary and wholesome. preme rights of childhood is Democrats who 8 A school which is safe from hazzards, sanitary, prop- to be educated. voted no were Bulow, Caraway, Connally, Dill, McKellar and erly equipped, lighted and ventilated. For the younger childSit down right now and Thomas. ren nursery and kindergarten. In view of the pledges President 9 A community which recognizes and plans for his make and mail your check to Hoover had received In advance, cause. the help Progressive needs, protects him against physical dangers, moral hazzards, the fight against ratification was and disease; sane, wholesome play and recreation. admittedly hopeless, but Senator For complete details about Johnson of California and several 10 An education which prepares him for life; training the system of Natural Govern- others Insisted, nevertheless, on and vocational guidance. ment you may order the Book, voicing at length their objections 11 Such teaching and training as will prepare him for Natural Government, from to the resolution. Johnson In parsuccessful parenthood, homepnaking and citizenship. ticular was bitter In hla denunciaour business office, 206 Scott tion of Ur. Hoovers course In this 12 Education for safety and protection against acciBldg., or from the author, matter, criticising him tor not givdents. Benj. B. Stringham, 35 Rich- ing due notice that the moratorium 13 For those blind, deaf, crippled or otherwise physi- ards St., Salt Lake City, Utah. as orlglnaUy proposed had to be cally handicapped, measures which will diagnose, provide care Price $1.00. Send us your or- altered to suit France. He repeatand treatment and so train him that he may become an asset? ders for printing. You may edly charged that the President had abandoned the former Amer14 For those in conflict with society, the right to be ican policy and had agreed to the help the cause in this way. dealt with as a charge and not an outcast, with the home, the linking of war debts and reparations McKellar of Tennessee, Gore school, the church and the court to help shape his return to THIS PAPER of Oklahoma, and one or two others moral life. wen scarcely lees outspoken that 15 The right to grow up in a family with an adequate will appear once or twice dur- Johnson In their opposition. standard of living and the security of a stable income. The senate rejected half a doxen ing the month of December 16 Protection against labor that stunts growth, physi and thereafter weekly. Its amendments and adopted the resolution as It came from the house cal or mental; that limits education, that deprives of compurpose is- - to further the in- which had passed It by a vote of radeship, play and joy. terests of the common people, 817 to 100 after adding an amend17 For every rural child as satisfactory schooling and of all people for that matter, ment which puts con gross on rechealth service as for the city child. as not ord Itself to any committing to the pave way by helping 18 To have the home and the school supplemented in for real government of, policy of cancellation or revision by war debts training and a return to the interests which modem life tends and for the people. There is of Both house and senate, having to cheat children of. a place for it; a need for it; a settled the moratorium matter, ad19 To have everywhere made available these minimum mission for it. The old sys- journed until January 4, Senator protections to health and welfare by having district, county tem is crumbling and some- Borah made a futile effort to have or community organizations for same, coordinated with a thing new and natural is in the date tor reconvening changed to 28, as tha President state-wid- e service of order. There has not yet been hadJanuary program responsive to a nation-wid- e recommended. About the time the President was general information. discovered a more powerful How could a better program be devised? It should be weapon for fighting the signing the moratorium resolution lived up to in letter and spirit, and with it as a foundation we battles of freedom and libera- word came from Basel that the advisory committee had shall build such a civilization as will put the present one to tion than the independent Young planthat reported Germany will be unshame. We must get close to the little ones ; we must snatch press. So we will add our able to resume payment of the conthem from the breeding places of poverty, ignorance and mite and do our utmost. The ditional reparations when the morcrime. We must get next to their hearts and win them ere business address is, 206 Scott atorium term!nates next July, and that adjustment of all reparations they go forth into life to battle with all the forces that make Bldg., Salt Lake City, Utah. and war debta to the troubled situfor their undoing. Send your subscriptions in. ation of tho world" would bo esThe hope of the nation is in and with its children. Civilsential. The next reparations conference la to open at Tho Hague ization will rise or fall with our treatment of the child. 1 would take only a fair share. But with some taking more even than they could eat and hording it, others had to go hungry. I made up my mind to give back whatever I had that I did not need to live upon. People who take more than they need from the table of earth do not always know that they are pigs, but they are. Socialism will not cure the pig habit The way out is for those who take more to consider themselves as trustees for the surplus. Maybe some day they will help others up to the table, where they can help themselves. That day of things is coming rapidly. It must not be called charity. The name for it is JUSTICE. Add to it human love, and the world is made safe and happy for all mankind. Chase Salmon Osborn. other provisions of tha treaty, ta aid in building up tha French nlr trate Industry to a point where 11 will be Independent of the Germans In the pact with Rnssla both nations agree to commit no act of ag greaslon against each other and not to take recourse to war; and 11 a third country commits an act ol aggression against on signatory, tha other signatory promises to observe neutrality and give no help to the aggressor nation. BECAUSE! Of difficulty In exchange for debt the government of remittances Hungary declared a moratorium for one year on foreign debts The decree stipulated that pnblle and private debts tor which sufficient foreign currency Is not available most be paid In pengoes to the Hungarian National bank which will hold the money as trustee for tho creditors The pen go la tha Hungarian monetary unit In order that trade and commerce may not halt, the National bank will put at the disposal of Hungarian citizens such auma as era needed to carry on and also will cover service on the g agreement ed cradlt-toeealn- congress was debating WHILEmoratorium, the senate finance committee continued Its Inquiry into the sale of foreign secur-tle- s In this country. Several eminent bankers were heard, the most Interesting In some ways being Otto H. Kahn, head of Kuhn, Loeb A Co. For hours Ur. Kahn held forth, explaining the Intricacies of International finance and describing vividly tha crisis In world eco-- Otto H. Kahn Although Ur. Kahn made clear waa opposed to either can- that ha cellation or permanent reduction of the war debts owed the United 8 tales be declared that the emergency required temporary adjustments to lighten ihe burden of German reparations and European war debts Neither Justice nor expediency could lead to Insistence at this moment on demands for payment! to tha full letter of agreements effected 'In the past, Ur. Kahn said. In an outline of hla own attitude. In vigorous terms Ur. Kahn, raid, If It irera possible to find a way by which all these reparations and war debts which hang around the neck of the world like a mllistons death of hla beloved brother Arne! do, director of the newspaper could be taken out and sunk In tha Popolo dltalla and able assistant ol ocean, I should welcome It the dues In tha Fascist regime. Ha died suddenly in Hilan after an atHOOVER announced tack of PBE8IDENT Gharlea G. angina pectoris. Dawes , to Great Britain, would aa CONVENIENTLY dubbing head tha American delegation to Vj bandits aU the Chinese In tho world conference on disarma- Hanchnria who oppose them, tha ment In Geneva. Ha then named merrily proceeding as a member of tho delegation Ds with their war. Hary Emma Woolley, president of censorship Close Uoqnt Holyoke col legs the first of leaves tha outslds her box to bo given inch a position world in aoma s She has power. by a donbt aa to what been an active worker for Internala being done, but tional peace and an advocate of enough leaks out navy reduction. Senator Claude A. to make It certain Swanson of Virginia, Democrat and that Gen. Bblgern member of the senate foreign afHonjo, Japanese faire and naval committees alcommander, la carready had been named aa a dele-gatrying on some first-claa- s large-scal- e opera- Tha President and Hr. Stlmaon tions. Another conwill direct tha coarse of tho Amersiderable body of ican delegation from Washington. Japan arrived In Tho mission will go armed with Tientsin, being quartered there to secret Instructions and will keep In prevent the Chinese pouring Into dose touch with tha State depart- that If Cblnchow fella Into dty ment Japanese hands. The American legation In China warned AmerirUBING consideration of Presl-de- cana residing along the Pelplng-Unkde- n Hoovers proposed $900 railroad to evacnate to 000,000 reconstruction finance cor- Tientsin. poration by the senate banking and General Honjo sent a force of subcom- 000. lnfontry and railroad currency guards mittee, Daniel northward from Mukden. These the troops were Instructed to Mice the Baltimore k Ohio towns of Knngplng, Changtu and railroad, praised the rakumen with tha object of sweepinclusion of the rail- ing ont 7,000 Chinese troops who roads In the cate- are aald to ha menacing Japanese gory of Institutions lines of commnnicatloni on both to bo aided aa tha South Uanchuria railway and necessary at this tha line running northwest from critical 1 1 m s" Ssnplngkal through Chenchiatun Banker witnesses and Taonan. Fakumen waa taken heard did not op- - on Tuesday. Danlel Willard Ur. Willard told CHINESE Internal affaire, mean-c-- 1 tho committee that the railroads while; were In a terrible mnaa throughout tho country had $ly and the country waa without a gov000,000,000 in maturities falling ernment. Every minister and vice due within the next three yean minister resigned, and the nation and no money to pay them. His waa without an official to voice a own railroad, he admitted, - must protest against the Japanese aggresmeet $8,000,000 worth of maturities sion. The entire government qnlt In Hay; $35,000,000 more In August despite an appeal from Gen. Chen be to would a satisfaction me," Ulng-ahIt acting head of the execuaald Ur. Willard, and I think It tive council, to stay on the Job. would be la tha public Interest If, when these securities mature next the example of Following Australia summer, we could borrow at a reahas oustsonable rate of Interest from the ed Its Labor government and Prime And, of course, It Ulnlster James Bcullln and hla cabgovernment would bo to our Interest to pay inet have been replaced by Joseph back aa quickly aa possible. It A. Lyons aa premier and a coalition would be a good deal for the gov- government made np of members of ernment with a profit and the has-ar- the United Australia and the Counwould be well nigh negligible. try parties. Lyons had been treasThe alternative; he pointed out urer in Scullin' cabinet bnt had would be for the railroads to bor- broken with hla Labor colleagues. row from other source and at In the dominion parliament foe stress prices. coalition has now 62 seats ont of Senator Cousena of Ulchlgan 76; tho Laboritea have 1 the Exbroke In at one point with tho as- treme Laboritea have 9, and Indesertion that It waa folly for a board pendents; & In railroad affairs" of to pass Judgment on loans to railv Da via la to return to roads; and praised the aucceea of the Phi the transportation act of 1020 with lpplnea aa governor general wi lta revolving fund of $300,000,000 not decided during the week. U administered by "railroad experts. Davis arrived In He Intimated that he will seek to Washington and revive a part of that act of 1920. had a long conference with the PresSENATOR GERALD NYE of North ident, bnt did not on behalf of hla commit- hand In hla resigtee on campaign expenditures re- nation aa had been ported to tho senate that Bishop expected because James Cannon, Jr Mrs. Davis la unhad violated the able to live In a corrupt practices tropical climate. act In hla handling Coming from the of campaign funds White House; he In 1028. The comaid to correspond- - D- F- D,V,B mittee also declared enta: that a considerable There ,1a nothing I can any about tha future except that the part of the $133,000 received by the bishInformation I have received about Mrs. Davis since my arrival in the op and hla autism 1 1 h Democratic United States la not encouraging. committee found Its I will go to St Lonia for Christmas later, to Paris, Yon understand Accounts. BIhP C""0" and, oral I am on leave at the request of the Bishop Cannon, It waa found, had secretary of war to familiarize mypersonally handled the greater self with the sentiment In the share of the money. He handled It, United States on the Philippine ao Investigators discovered, through question. no leaa than ten bank accounts, from and to which funds were trans- I OSS of patronage la not the ferred In a mass of transactions. only trouble Representative An told, tha committee learned, Lonia UcFadden of Pennsylvania $1800 In political contributions faces aa a result of his flerco atwas transferred to the bishops pri- tack on President Hoover. He may vate accounts and remained there even lose his seat In the house at until long after the election. tha next election. Urs. Cornelia Bryce Plnchot, wife of the governor from Paris stated of has announced Dispatches was on tha point that Pennsylvania, she will contest the Republican of signing two Important trade nomination In tha Fifteenth district treaties. One la with Germany and with UcFadden, and the latter will shall that supthat provides country not receive the anpport of the Be ply Franca with all the nitrates aha publican state wheth needs for the next nine months. The er or not It la organization, given to Ura. Pin other la with Rnssla and In It chot Back In 1028 the lady and France pledges herself never to Join UcFadden contested the nomination. any movement to boycott any class UcFadden waa 'notified by the of Russian goods or refuse to sup- Poet Office department that he had Soviets with any materials been cut off from all patronage In ply tho they may need. hla district Postmaster General Frances stock of nitrates, aa es- Brown wrote him stating that hla sential for the manufacture of war speech against the President had munitions, la aald to be dangerously convinced him that hla advice condepleted, and It la held aa curlona cerning appointments would not be that Germany should undertake to helpfifl to tho department supply tha deficiency and, through (A bf Wsstsra Mtwapspar Uslaaj nt d non-exper- Intermountain N?w$ Briefly Told for Bui Readers CLOSED GARAGE KILLS. KEROSENE FATALITY. STATE LOSES ON LOAN. BOTH FEET LOST. SHERI MEN TO MEET. TWIN FaLLS, XDA- -J. L. Hodg-ea- , Twin Falla farmer, waa found dead In hla garage; the victim of carbon monoxide poisoning. His Body was lying on tha floor beside the ear. The doors of the garage were dosed and the motor waa atlll running. BURLEY, IDA. Only $2700 was over paid on endowment fond loans In Cassia comity a mounting to $54JWS; according to a survey of in this form Joan . foreclosure county prepared by the bureau of nubile accounts. a ELY, NEV. Both feet of Janrenguenberg, Baaqna aheap mini from Eureka county, were amputated at n local hospital. Hla feet were frozen early In December. , Bett-ranc- . SALT LAKE CITY, UT. The state association of county clerks, assessors, auditors and treasurers will hold Its annual convention In Salt Lake February 8, Paul Y. Uohr, county clerk of Cache county, end president of the association hai announced. SALT LAKE CITY, ex- UTr-T- he ecutive secretary, of the Utah Tuberculosis association reports that $6238 has been collected by the association from Its annual Christmas seal sale. She reports that the collection of $11,000 necessary for the associations program In Utah next year appears certain. CENTERFIELD, UT. This dty will be drawing Interest on $15,000 of its own bonds for the present Several yean ago the town bonded itself to construct a waterworks system . Five years ago It took np $7000 of the Issue and now have paid off $8,000 in bonds which atlll have five years to ran. MOSCOW, IDA. Thirteen men are doing research work In the University of Idaho school of forestry this term. Some of the projects are being worked ont in cooperation with the U. S. forestry department Some of the more Important projects are the better utilization of wood, window sash preservation by use of chemicals, a study of match tock materials, and a study of tha paraaltea which attack the white pine blister mat BURLEY, I D A The Bmitb-Hnghstudents in the high school are preparing many outdoor activities for the winter. The boys will hold a rabbit poisoning drive In January In the vldnlty of the forma oath of Burley that border on the open domain where Jackrabblta are ea to becoming nuisances. The poison the campaign will be supplied by the county commissioners and the county agents office. SALT LAKE CITY, UT. Tt toy of Americas prehistoric po ulatlou la told In a film directed b. A. CL Cooley, In charge of the local office of tha United States Indlsn service. The first section of the fll! hsa been completed. A piece of tee tile; 4000 years old, used In tt burial rites, forms one of the lnte eating exhibits. Pottery and atm Implement! also are described as exhibited. BOISE, IDA. Heart disease ca tjnnea aa the greatest single cause of death in Idaho. Daring November, various forma of heart disease caused 60 of the $44 deaths. Tho death total includes 228 males and 118 fern alee. Epidemic and infection dlaeacea resulted In 88 fatalities, 18 being attributed to tuberculosis. General diseases caused 88 deaths, 28 resulted from cancer. Nervous disorders were fatal in 87 cases, cerebral hemorrhage leading this classification with 27. j SALT LAKH CITY, UT. Se- curities commissioners of 11 western states will assemble in Balt Lake In a group meeting early In April It la announced by 8. P. Stewart; director of the Utah securities commission. The group la one of three into which the national association of securities commissioners la divided, and the sessions at Salt Lake are expected to bring np to discussion problem dealing with western types of securities, Including those concerning mining of pre-doand semiprecious metals, and ' ns OH drilling. SALT LAKE CITY, UT. Water mere of the 11 western states will convene here February 8 to 10, to discuss drainage; taxation, legislation and other problems of common -- interest SALT LAKE CITY, UT Inmate of the state penitentiary are now utilizing their idle time In study'? and class work and listening to lectures by prominent scholars The prison school, established underp': tha supervision of the University of Utah extension division haa an an- -' rollment of 149 of a population of 821 and la atlll growing. . . SALT LAKH CITY, UT. Those who are sightless may enjoy reeding notable works that have been printed In Braille and are on file at the Salt Lake pnldlc library Jt la announced by tha librarian. Tha books, totaling 610; are available to blind residents In all parts of the state. Besides 45 residents of tha dty who uae them there are event who receive the hooka by man In other Utah cl ties. PROVO, UT. A new and larger poet office bnlldlng la being pin rod to fiila dty.