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jTHE DENVER POST--FIRST IN EVERYTHING the people ever are foolish enough to do that, they'never will ease to regret it. t At the present time, all the proceeds from the state gasoline Lax are earmarked by the constitution for the highway department. Eighty-five per cent of the sales and liquor taxes are allocated by . the constitution to old-age pensions. If state income tax revenue is assigned to the schools, what source of revenue will be left to [induce state government and state institutions? Even with the property tax levy raised to the constitutional limit, Colorado's general fund revenues would not be enough to run the state government and operate the various essential state institutions. And with all other sources of revenue earmarked for zonstate purposes, Colorado would be in a mess of trouble. HE Denver school machine doesn't like the bill introduced in the state legislature to combine the school election with the biennial state election. The principal argument of the school lobby- |sts is that the proposed change would put the schools into politics. So far as that is concerned, the schools are up to their ears in politics now. Most powerful of all the political gangs in the state is the school bloc. It is neither Republican nor Democratic, but it is political just the same. i: There are two very strong reasons why the school election should be combined with the general state election. One is that the taxpayers would be relieved from the expense of a separate school election. The other is that a more representative vote would be obtained in school elections. Members of the school machine and their partisans are about the only voters who bother to go to the polls in a school election. But if that election were combined ,With the general election, then citizens would vote for school di- rectors at the same time they vote for state officials. ITLER, exulting over annexation of Memel to Nazi Germany, said he believe4 that "now, ha the main, we have arrived at an end to this unique process" of repairing the damage he clMms was done Germany in the World war settlement. His statement terpr&ed as meaning he ,has no further designs on European territory. But no reliance can be placed in any promise he makes. When he got the Sudeten area he said then he had no further territorial demands to make in Europe. But it wasn't long until he grabbed the rest of Czechoslovakia. A few days ago, Rumanian officials announced they had se- cured the "political and economic independence" of their country by entering into a trade treaty with Germany. Standing squarely in the path of Nazi expansion to the eastward, Rumania should realize Hitler can be trusted no farther than a pygmy could throw an elephant by the tail. A DENVER man, forced by adversity to apply for relief several years ago to save his family from starvation, went to the local elfare bureau this week and repaid the $128.12 which had been given him. "I've only done what any American who loves his country should do," he explained. But he did what very, very few people will do. There are a lot of people who "love" their coun- try merely for what they can get o____ut of it. T TOOK the lower house of congress only about one minute to J[ pass a hilt providing for the deportation of aliens who advo- cate any changes in the American form of government. There was o discussion of the measure which had been introduced by Con- gressman Dempsey (Den.) of New Mexico. There shouldn't be any question in the mind of any American about the desirability f this legislation. The kind of government w--'have here in the United States .should be exclusively the business of the American people. They alone should be permitted to advocate any changes in it. Aliens who come here and try to tell us what kind of government we should have should be kicked out unceremoniously. No foreign nation would tolerate any American interference with its govern- ment. A NEW YORK judge, sentencing James J. Hines, a Tammany leader, to a term of four to eight years in prison for a lot- tery racket conspiracy, told him, "If it were not for your age, I would not be so lenient with you." Hines is 62. If he were not a political "big shot," so much consideration wouldn't have been hown him on account of his "age." According to the court's statement, the evidence showed Hines had been paid at least $30,000 a year to protect the, vicious lottery racket. He used his political influence to help criminal racketeers  violate the law. He used his political power to save these law- ; breakers from the consequences of their criminal acts. He wasn t too old to abuse the public confidence and make a despicable mock- cry of government. He wouldn't merit any sympathy if he were  : a thousand years old. The damage a grafting politician does when he sells govern-  mental protection to a criminal racket can never be repaired. He : does not merely weakenhe destroyspublic confidence in the honesty and efficacy of government. He encourages the idea that DIShonesty is the only public policy that pays. He makes crooks out of officers who ctherwise would be honest. Political leaders who do such things as Hines was convicted of doing are the worst menace to the American system of representative government. ASSAGE of the reorganization bill is described as a "congres- sional victory" for President Roosevelt. That undoubtedly is gratifying to his vanity. But i it going to accomplish anything ffor the American people? Will the reorganization he makes re- duce the cost of government? Unless it does, that reorgahiza- ' lion will be a failure. Of course, it will be argued that greater efficiency will result from reorganization. If there is any improve-  ment in efficiency, that should be reflected in a reduction in the cost of government. ' In the light of the record of the way governmental spending has mushroomed under the new deal, one must be optimistic in- deed to expect that any reorganization President Roosevelt makes will cut down the coat of government. He is a marvel at TALK,  ING economy. But in practice he has made it plain he hasn't the HAT;S THAT / , .... . 1 r. I[ GOL(}N IRRIGATI0NS we':nm ,u.  OSH. . ,...w I t s., Stee, ,,d,. .................................... ,, ' .... ,,' ....... -m -u a eor,   H-  '   i ,A r N' Casv  Z --_'' : = "-_" :'__-: :  I I ... ,,,o . RIENDS of Earl Durand--the Tartan of the Tetons who [t4T "rHW  Herrt | I Oi,-APETI' t.OKIW [ | ffM bO? WHAT i t. | 1 TOO DURPI 50-144r' o, K. " " he in s "re US WHEbt Ut.E- t  HER t.OP I GOT ,== "=-'-- l has been shootlng hs way lnto front page adl es--ayhe ' "=-.. doesn't belong in the twentieth century. And he probably ]C" 2.  t "--:::;tt I  .....  '\\;:] I "AINI   h'U. ! /" OtO.  -- Mon t remain long. Besieged by a posse of 150 men in the north- [  l i [!' I I :3JL( " ..... :l -N MEN'S EISTER HiTS rn Wyoming mountains, he managed to wriggle out of that r %.. z%x " I k  t,,,,-, 'I  \\; .='?.. "ll/ _-. " matter of time until he pays wi{h his life for the lives he has t  II !:/7 /  , "  . , An outlaw of the Durand type doesnt belong in any civilized l:': I "ll L L. ,, ,ra. on00y offense been to k, ll an elk out of season that ' .... ouldn't ave been so bad. In a country which so recently was --9 "---[ 1]  .2r:/''z  rontier, there is still an inclination to regard game laws lightly, i --. . . ][. ". '.l i "'- - - =   --- ..... ! ut Durand also is calf. Even during frontier accused of stealing a  , ...... was onecnmethat [OURAND CASE RECALLS THRILLING i I .......................................................................................... di]i 0 wasn't condoned. And the 00ays, cattle stealin00 i .................... . 2,000 COAST DOCTORS killedafl::kfe in trying t escape a six dB S "'" fact he already has n OH  e urprlse PPOSE HEALTH LAW honths jail sentence shows respect for human life which Champions of 1939 ".F , MAHHIINT_00 hi: WYflMINC HI.00TI1RY il Ii _,___,.. .,,,,... no civilized community can , ,! (By George W. Stimpson.) " :Los Angeles, March 24.--(A. P.)-- q,alltv, ml I C ENATE Democrats who have been fighting diversion of the 1,1.||||.||. Vl || | V|,||I| |||VNV|i| .:'.'.. ; ............... '" Two thousand Los Angeles county .mE ................................................................................. ' ......................... physicians were on record Friday L state income tax to the general fund are sponsoring a con- TN SOUTR CROLINA and Geor- of woad strongly opposed the use of against proposed laws establishing ' | gin, visitor are shown old man- the dye from India. compulsory health insurance. 530-16th titutional amendment, to be submitted to the voters at the 1940 / Sheriff Lost Life Tracking Down Harvey Logan Gang - Idons built by men who made for- * * * "Compulsory medicine as provided blection, earmarking all income tax revenue for the schools. If tunes producing the blue dyestuff English laws against the use of In:. in this legislation would result in Of Train Robbers in 1899; 200 Possemen Caught Bill Carlisle in Carbon County in 1916. Cheyenne, Wyo., March 24.--(&. P.)--The intensive manhunt in the Bear Tooth mountains northwest of Cody for Earl Durand, mountain man slayer, who was killed while robbing a Powell, Wyo., bank Friday afternoon, recalled several of the state's manhunts since 1899. None of the hunts, however, took the toll of life which the present search has claimed. Durand killed two officers at Carlisle, who was pardoned several Powell last Thursday night when years ago and who is now a re- ....... . .... etSpected Wyoming ousinessman, was tney sought to capture nlm azt,er n ...... '1 ! oeing sougnt xor train robbery. had escaped from the Cody Jal[ The greatest manhunt, as far as where he was serving a six months[posse numbers are concerned, oc- sentence for game poaching. Late]curred in 1892, In Johnson county, Wednesday he fatally wounded two/during the famed cattlemen's inva- possemen when he was cornered on/sion, when between fifty and sixty a mountain ridge, cattle rustlers who sought to drive Sheriff Joe I-Iazen of Converse county was shot down in a search for the Harvey Logan (Kid Curry) :ang of train robbers in the famous hole-in-the-wall country, 100 miles north of Douglas, in 1899. The Logan gang was being sought for a train robbery at Wilcox, Vyo., in June of that year. Historians disagree as to whether Logan, the gang leader, was killed in Wyoming or died in an at- tempted escape from the Tennessee penitentiary several years later. SHERIFF SLAIN BY HORSE THIEVES. the settlers out were hunted down by a posse of 1,000 men led by Sher- iff Red Angus of Buffalo. The posse itself failed to accomplish its objec- tive, however. Federal troops were called to the scene and the rustlers surrendered. MASKED PHANTOM CAUGHT EIGHT YEARS AGO. An unsuccessful hunt was made in August, 1900, for the Butch Cassidy gang which fled into Colorado after a train robbery at Tip|on, Wyo. A masked phantom, who baffled his searchers by putting his shoes on called }tdigo. Today not a single ounce of vege- i table Indigo is produced in America. Indigo plants were first cultivated In South Carolina In 1741 and de- veloped into a staple crop in the i south by Elizabeth Lucas from seeds[ sent to her by her father, Col. George I Lucas, lieutenant governor of An-[ tigua in the West Indies. Elizabeth Lucas married Charles Plnckney and was the mother of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, to whom ls popularly ascribed the fa- mous saying: "Millions for defense but not one cent for tribute." $ $ $ Indigo dyestuff was produced by fermenting or otherwise treating the juice from the leaves of the hldlgo plant. At the outbreak of the Revolution the south was producing a million pounds of indigo a year. $ $ $ When Benjamin Franklin went to France as American minister he took with him a cargo of South Carolina Indigo to pay the expenses of the mission. $ $ $ The word "indigo" Is from Latin "indlcum," meaning Indian anA re- ferring to the fact that the dye was first made In India. $ $ $ In India the process of producing indigo was a carefully guarded se- dlgo proved ineffective and In time it almost superseded woad. * $ tt Before the Revolution the colonies complained that British trade laws worked to the disadvantage of the indigo industry of the south. After the ]Revolution and the in- vention of the cotton gin the cotton industry gradually crowded out In- digo. $ $ $ In 1897 a synthetio indigo made from coal tar was put on the market and the synthetic product has large- ly replaced vegetable indigo, which had until then been unique among dyes for its strong, blue and perma- nent color. $ $ $ The growing of indigo in the south was abandoned completely more than half a century ago. One of the colors of the spectrum and rainbow was named indigo. The indigo bird, or indigo bunting, a small sky-blue American songbird of the finch tribe, was so called from the rich indigo blue color of the male's plumage in summer. (Protected. 1039. George Matthew Adam Service.) As a safety measure in case of air raid attacks, a special road tunnel is planned under the me- morial bridge connecting the east perfunctory, unscientific, slap-dash services rendered by haried and un- _|||{ k der paid doctors in crowded offices," I said Dr. Samuel Ayers Jr. "Increased ] taxes and the political spoils system I would complete the unhappy pic-[ ture." -- -- Brazil shipped 2,075,884 bags of co- P0st con to other countries last year. Want Ads Bring Results i BURNSTHEM UP Difference between Jesse James & some of my competitors is he had a horse I'm selling 4-yr U. S, Bond Piping Rock qts $1,98 I'm selling G & W qt 21,25 Royal Brbn qt $1,85 Loule presents Whisky, Wine, Beer at the lowest you've ever seen I'm selling Old Amer I O0, Brbn pt 99c qt $1,89 rm selling I O0-pr 3-yr Beams Ky Brbn qt, $ I,'/9 I am fair to the public but not to the Assn I can't see high prices I'm selling 8.yr Canadian Brbn full quart $2,49 I'm selling Sunnybrook Bbn pt, $1.24 qt, $2.39 The wise guys 348 sell  pts & pts Loule sells qts for the family I'm selling I I year old French Sauterne 5th 980 rm selling IO-yr Port full qt 69c gallon $1,98 Loose screwballs try to stop me selling Martini Cocktails 5th 48c Sheriff Frank Roach of Laramie county was slain in 1916 southwest of Cheyenne when he encountered two horse thieves. The resultant man hunt attracted possemen from north- ern Colorado and southern Wyoming. The men were caught Just over the Colorado line. While 100 men have been in the f|et Seeking DUrand, approximately 200 were in the posse which captured Bill Carlisle in 1916 in Carbon county. DEATH BY,POISON LISTED AS SUICIBE Body o Jesse Brownell Is Found in Hotel After Note Is Sent Vife. Tired Apparently despondent over |ll health, Jesse Brownell, 45, of 4320 At The World's Smallest Eaton street, Edgewater, committed  Practical Radio suicide, police said, by taking poison -- " The Erect,on _1 Q_ in a room at a hotel at 1126 Seven-  "Emeronette" Wilr..VSe tecnth street Thursday. llL :!' Several monthsago, Brownellhad  RADIO U attempted to take his life by breath- |tlmt ing carbon monoxide fumes from his IIOllllll i)ii ] AC or DO .peratlon. Illuminated automobile, parked in the garage at -- -m - !:] tlide rule dlal, Bakelite cabinet! his home, the authorities reported. Ialm i:i;g P,rnmnie *pmke. Built-In aerial.  "'Ideal" radio for ths bedroom, His wife, Mrs. Clytie Brownell, IlililMi  eff| or den. saved him at that time. Thursday, ii:ii@: I{ she became alarmed when she re- to ..,e. w, ' SO Wit ceived a letter from him svintr he n your feet..Oramer's will give you ] !: Mail Orders Filled. Wri foe oat , _  ,, .'  . I lnatant renef. Come lu today. [ i" elltife| atalog--$ent Freez would be ' in tne morgue tne next I - -- I :'1 mg m ee time she saw htm. She called police [ i .... iil !:,i and told them she thought her hus- Ill gl 11 _" I I I 1 4 "-1  Ill  ..... band might be at the hotel. ]i _ i[ of the hotel, and asked if Brownell [  . ' ,, @  l was there. Shay and Wesley Dough-I - - - /  ' |||'lh S, | i3ramer' h&v onl ene .hop in Colo.l| backward when he tried to elude cret and for hundreds of years Euro- and west banks of Bangkok, Siam. Rv nt at them called out a large number of pns lmpod the dyestuff from the Pm selling Shenandoah _.e rs $1.25 ._s $2.39 orient at great cost without knowing possemen in the Laramie peak coUn- ,., o, ,no ,o ..... Iim selling I O0-pr Bar Spec Strt Brbn qt $1,49 try north ofLaramie eightyears ago. that it was produced from a plant |-BuMer [l][ elm. nUIll __ m--_-n,, ] '-m-s e nO-Fa sr S---C --r C c k ] s-h He was captured, that grew wild In their own back- It is estimated the Durand cam- yards and fields. Va|[oy iPVliJiJD I ..... --__. $J---------------8e paign will cost the state "at least * I_,. ,o,,, ton l l I m selling Waiters Bock or Pilsener Beer $1, $  U * gg  , ." , $20,000" in peace officer indemnities o|1 Koated FreeDnetltm  " and special legislative relief appro' The ancient Britons had stained I .v,.. _nA/ fin .U I It I m selling Wm Jamls0n Irish American qt 23,2 their bodies with a blue dye known I ATLAS COAL 0, H, 4495 |! riations, aside from actual expen as woad, dt r0m a pnt similar i  of the Chame; D. M. Baker of Park tO In41go..rid 'the ,1t..d --"',,7'/_.,,,, ,,.. ,T ,,. --''" i|-2--rSS Undcrsheriff county, whom Durand shot down seventeenth centuries the producers A'" .... --'- ..... last hursday, came under the in- , ..... ' | rm selling 4 Seasons 100.pr Len Gm qt. 21,49 demnityfund. The minimum bene- Jr% __,.  ( 2 PabstBlue002 fit from the fund to a salaried of- ricer is $3,5{)0, and increases, depend- ing on the number of dependents tn Lru*S" . the officer's family. Dry Climate Cosmetic# I - c s, ' -= ...... The three other men slaln--Town o A a I FBR T TA, A Cass Marshal CharlesLewisofPowenand ' A,,,. I '.'"" I "'. Beer or Ale[ 741' of Cans Cody and Arthur Argent of :Meeteetse 313 14- St.- Denver - --probably were not covered by the . .,,o,,, ...=., oune 6reenwald, Home Pubhc Market peace officers' fund, and it is an- ticipated special relief bills will be , , , ,, introduced at the next session of the state legislature for the benefit of their suvvivors. These bills are ex- pected to call for at least $5,000 each. w arty, night clerk, went to the man's room and found his body, clothed ,,, , ,,  , , ,, , ,,, only in underwear, lying on the bed in the room. Police were called. Detectives A. A. Roush and Fred Zarnow found a water glass partly filled with a poison solution on the floor and a poison capsule on the dresser. Deputy Coroner John Kill- ham pronouncedthe death a suicide. Browell's letter to his wife read: "Clytie: My insurance will be col- CARLOANSondREFINANINGt lectible this a. m. By the time you I IBI I i get this note, I will be in the morgue. If possible have me burned up and my dust spilled in the river. (Signed) J. E. W. B." Mrs. Brownell told police her hus- band left home Monday, She said he had been in i11 health everal years. "WHAT! ONLY 00919 FOR A SEDAN?" PWl adr.vdl a d ra" tMdd)l Yes_That's the Delivered Price on this Big 6-Passenger Victoria Sedan ... Standard Equip- ment and Federal Taxes Included! OK AT THE extra value tomatic "Weather Eye ''s Nash offersl New 99 h.p. Conditioned Air, convertible engine with terrific power, bed.., the lowest priced car Longerwheelbase(117inches), with Fourth Speed Forward*. greater weight (285 Ibs.), for Yet it's priced way down fowl blg-car comfort and safety. See the Auto -1 at Ottt" 950 Broadway TA. 237| Hadsail Motors Mason Motor o, Burns Motor o, 3R0 E. Colfax 2725 W. 29th Ave. 8675 E. Colfux NITE