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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, July 11, 1929, Image 4

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Bfar Iferila THURSDAY, JULY 11 FOR WHITE PLAINS Make While Plains the First City in Westchester County. Support the City Plan. A school survey to determine tho- fadlilics needed. Purchase of needed parks and playgrounds. FOR WESTCHESTER COUNTY ' Adoption of uniform traffic code. Completion of Parkway program. Elimination of grade crossings. Extension of trunk sewer system. Uniform system of assessment. V- A PLACE TO START We read with interest the pub ­ licity attendant upon the birth of the White Plain* Law Enforcement Or ­ ganization. W# have witnessed the organiza ­ tion, the struggles and the demise of many such. Why do such organizations die? The answer seems to be that they serve no useful purpose. Any organ ­ ization which serves a useful purpose survive*, if it is In the proper hands. There are many able men interest ­ ed in the new White Plains organiza ­ tion, and if these men can demon ­ strate to the people of White Plains that they have a constructive mission to perform, success will crown their efforts. The mission of this organization is somewhat obscure to us. It was stated, according to a reporter for The Daily Press, that the body would set an example to the community in law observance. If this were a suc ­ cess, it was. hinted that .the.group might act as- a unit in politics, al ­ though such action is-some distance away. • ' ' The public — if we know it — will take slight interest in any group which bands together for the simple purpose of observing the law. That is the purpose of society itself. There is no novelty to it And we like nov­ elties in this age. There is also apt to be some re ­ sentment — and properly so —if a group of volunteers were to take the ehforcement of law into their hands. Yet such a group would attract a much larger following than the former, for we prefer the spectacular when opposed to the dull and drab. But if the mission of the White Plains organization is to lend assist ­ ance to offical White Plains in the enforcement of laws it might attract favorable attention and accomplish somethin^real worth while. We would suggest, as a beginning, that a committee be named whose duty it will be to attend the daily sessions of the City Court, there to take notes and keep an accurate check on the number of violations, the character of the violations azd the disposition of each case. Law enforcement can be accom ­ plished in two ways. The old meth ­ ods of a Jerome and Law and Order grbupd, with axe and sledge hammer, can be adopted on resorts and their A operators hailed into court But what f- avail all this effort if the court be lacking in sympathy ? The other method — that of silent y watching and pitiless publicity — is more effective. The police will re- X nd to suggestions to clean up the or to make the streets safe for J pedestrians if they feel their time is pot being wasted, and that their failures are before a committee of Ittential citizens and likely to be ­ ne front-page copy. The courts be leas inclined to dismiss the [ complaints of the officer on the beat L »*>en «> inquisitive body of first- family heads is on the job to ask how come. Yes. there is room for this organl- ration in White Plains, if it means hkoiaeas, and intends to demand en- l forcemeat of all laws and not of some i law. The reaction has set in t one-law groups sad the tide ■ A man who for a quarter of a cen ­ tury haa been a keen observer of young men, remarking oii their suc ­ cesses and failures, recently said: \I have observed no outright failures that were not due to ^responsibility. Anybody who is willing to work every day, to live within his income, and to deal with others fairly and courteously, is assured of a self-re ­ specting position. He will not be a failure. But he may not be much of a success.\ Why then is it that some men suc ­ ceed, while others similarly placed and enjoying equal opportunities, fail? The answer is that successful men are developed from those who have the intelligence to understand what is going on around them. Two young men were put side by aide behind windows in a bank. Each did his immediate job equally well. Each was accurate, courteous, hojiest and efficient. In five years, one man was in charge of an important branch, and the other was making 3176 a month, which was 375 more than his initial salary. The branch manager was making $7,600 a year. What had one man done that the other had not done? The man who went forward got it into his head right at the start that making entries in passbooks and counting money was not the way banks made money. He quickly realized that banks had to find cus- 'tqmers and keep them. He used his time outside of banking hours to make friends with people who might be induced to use the bank. He made it part of his job to meet and know his superiors. His curiosity led him to study the monthly statement of his bank, and the statements of other banks. Then he wanted to know what these statements meant. This .Jed to a study of banking principles, ?and soon he knew something about •lending money. He acquired a knowledge of real estate values in his community. He learned to judge the worth of collateral stocks and bonds. He began to study human nature and became a judge of men as financial risks. In short, this man, although work ­ ing as a teller, became a banker. His promotion to an important position was as certain as the rising of the sun. That ’ s about the way it works out in all lines. Some men never master anything other than the details of a job. Others master the main idea back of the job and get somewhere. SATURDAY EXPRESS TRAINS 'The New York Central apparently assumes that f eyr commuters from White Plains work on Saturdays — and that thoae few all quit at twelve cvclock. • The commute'who-stops work at* 1 twelve on Saturdays has one semi ­ local at 12:30 and one express at 12:55 to take him back to White Plains. While the map whose Satur ­ day office hours in New York ter ­ minate at one o'clock has to wait until the 2:07 for an express to White Plains —or he can take the semi-locals at 1 :22 and 1 :47. While there are a few fortunate ones who don ’ t have to work on sum ­ mer Saturdays— there are many nuye who /do. And nearly all the com ­ muters go in on Saturdays in the fall, winter and spring. Yet.this inade ­ quate Saturday train schedule from New York to White Plains holds for the entire year. It will be a long time until the five- day working week becomes general. Until that time, the Central ought to give its patrons who live in White Plains the same good express service on Saturday noons as it gives them at the termination of the other working days. OH. FORJEHE COVERED WAGON! \ We care not what it looked like or how it creaked. Give to us the covered wagon. The wagon, with the cover so tight that nothing may escape from it; with body so tight that water will not drain from it; that Is the wagon we yearn for on these hot July days. • Such wagons are evidently not for White Plains, Where we prefer to an ­ nounce th<Ka*^W of the garbage collector many blocks in advance if the wind is.nght and where the pass ­ ing of the vehicle lingers with us in the form of odds and ends of trash and paper and slimy drippings. Otmn garbage cans, openly col ­ lected in open wagons is our policy. Accomplished in broad daylight and after 4he business day has begun, none may assert that there is the least secrecy about garbage collec ­ tion here. Yet, in spite of all this taking the public into its confidence in the ways and means of garbage collection, we cannot but yearn for a lone covered wagon on the Mamaroneck avenue beat with top so tight no trash may escape ; with body so tight no liquids may find freedom. John D. Roekrftlltr Think .Now year* old on Monday. About Toor man attain that good old afa. Insurance ataUatlelana tall ua, In fact, that only two par- aona In •very thousand lira to be 90. Thirty- eight persons, out of every 100,000, they de ­ clare, reach the century mark. John D. Rockaftllar ’ e expectancy of Ufa. aa they reckon it. te now three years. If. how ­ ever. Mr. Rockefeller bad been the ordinary man. ha would have died twenty yesLrt ago. At that time he went physically to pieces and no one would have cared to bet that ha would have lived another year. To prclong hit life he had to subscribe pretty rigidly to nature's laws. He haa lived a regular life, dieting carefully and taking hla recreation In aclentlflcaUy prepared doeea. The result !» that he Is In belter physical con ­ dition at ninety than he was at aeventy. From the experiences of Mr. Rookefe.ler, w* might all learn the lesson that every man can be hie own beet doctor. Most lives are •elf-destroyed and a large proportion of Ill- health te Invited rather than thrust on one. He who Ignores natures law* muet pay tha penalty and If he Instate on Ignoring them the physician cannot be expected to do much A merry life and a short one looks attrac ­ tive to the young but It looks leas attractive aa one growe older and the body becomes a prey to various aliments. Ory begins to wleh then that he had not burned the candle ao much at bath ends and that be had been more considerate of hla strength and vitality. Thera len t any good reason why only two persons In one thousand live to be ninety years old. One person In ten could live to that age If everybody was considerate of their bodies and did not abuse their health. Mr Rockefeller had a difficult time at aeventy turning an enfeebled, body Into a healthy one Few people at that age could have done that as successfully as he did. Tha time to think seriously about your health la when you are young. It Is easier to keep health than It la to regain health and, when health finally starts going down-grade, Ua descent la capld. Now la the time op make up your mind If you want to live u» a good old age or llva one of those '•short but snappy lives ' we read about. The \snappy life\ Is bound to be abort. It la only sensible living that can carry one to a fullness of years — New Rochelle Stan ­ dard-Star. A most encouraging view of the Gaining prohibition situation is contained Ground In the following statement by Dr. F. Scott McBride, of the Anti-Sa ­ loon League of America 'My own conclusions are confirmed by the opinions of many thoWfhtful observer*- of conditions with whoifi I have conferred per- •anally In every state east of the Mississippi River since Easter. \The President's attitude forcefully expres ­ eed In his Inaugural address and later cm- phaslxod In his talk to the Associated Press Is having a very favorable Influence every ­ where. \Hundreds of substantial cltlxeni formerly Jndlfferent have accepted the obligation of * law \Scones of Federal officials once lax In their prohibition enforcement efforts have adopted -a more aggressive policy \Any lingering doubt of the President'! pur ­ poses relative to enforcement was dissipated when .ths resignation of passive prosecutors was requested. \The appointment of the Proaldsnl* law: enforcement commission la certain to have a very helpful immediate ' affect IS* the matter of trial andjUmlshiuepl j>6 violator*^ .Know ­ ing \mat c&usee jjf failure will be studied and reported, many Judges formerly Inclined to Impose absurdly Inadequate, penalties will hesitate before convicting themselves of re ­ sponsibility for lawlessness \Back of ths President there la a Congress dryer than ever before and ready to provide any additional legislation that may be found necessary. Back of the President there la, loo. a Prohibition Department under the di ­ rection of Commissioner Doran, better organ ­ ised.'better manned, and more effective than at any time. \The Prohibition Bureau haa now the ad ­ vantage of being able to proceed directly against large scale violators under the terms of the Jones law. avoiding' delay* and dlffl- Involved In preparing conspiracy case*. The Jone 1 the 1 bootleggers who formerly could be hired by the wholesaler* but will not now rtek tha larger penalties that may be Imposed In con nection with commercial violations. \With the situation at Washington almost Ideal In every department, the chief need now ... corporation | n the part \My observation la that local officials are becoming aroused to their responsibilities by the pressure of public opinion, and are as ­ suming their share of the enforcement task better than formerly. \The only unfavorable major factor at pres ­ ent la the enormous agitation against tha law In a section of the metropolitan press. Ths power of tha press to magnify every failure, misfortune or mistake In connection with prohibition out 6f all proportion to Its proper relation toward a great national reform la rather disquieting. \Prohibition haa nothing to loss by the full and fair reporting of all facts, tha bad a*well aa the good. It haa ao far survived the moet Intense and continuous publicity aver given any public question.\ — Nyaek Journal. . The Board of True test of North Pelham on Tuesday night pa wad a reso l ution glv- Weatchester lighting Company for Its co ­ operation In tha better Illumination of ’ Flfth It was fully deserved, though somewhat un ­ usual. to record In the relations of a publlo service corporation and a municipal body. The Westchester Lighting Company, In a(fW- ment with tha first plan of widening Fifth Avenue two and a half fast on each aids, did considerable work In moving poles In accord a greater widening necessitating another alignment of the light ­ ing standards. The lighting company was very patient, and when the later plan waa adopted, went to work with a- will, and by remarkable work In the closing days of last week, presented tha new Illumination of tbs street on Saturday night Where there had been an array of unsightly poles of* all loos ­ ing* up until Friday. Saturday night showed tha avenue clear of them and only the or ­ namental s t a nd a r ds with their neatly orrong- » good will feeling, a donation of tha fSt two days' lighting coat Waa mads te tha vll- lage. President Roaenqueat and Manager W. O. Peterson have dona a good Job, one calculat- — *i -'* -• good, healthy relatlonshtp^- Not often era things them be. To follow our fancies wb'r* seldom free. It la batter to laugh than It la ta Don't sigh too much whsn ths cornsa down. Whsn your cart IS upest. don't stop Just pick up your apples aa Trouble ewoops down upon every Of course, Ufa shouldn't your plana destroy, But tha fact remains that K does. Don ’ t get to thinking that Ufa ’ s unfair Because you've a burden or t* bear; Don't pity yourself: for ] Everything here aa It ought to be. This life Is a blend of both good Baby Contest. Irish Memorial ! capital Campaign. Loaw ’ s strand Theater, Janet mynor In “ Sunrise.\ Keith-Al bee Theater. William Boyd Id-High Voltage.\ LosWi state Theater. Mary Plekford la \Coquette.\ Galls was batting and etraek at a fact bail. He hit It ‘ ' glancing was \ film full ia t ............. . such Injuries that be required ___ pita! draatrasnt Usually. Wist- I chapter by mid-baseball season, chronicles several bad baseball ac ­ cidents. Wa bays bean more fertu- Waxdan Lewis a Lawa latent booster for Sing haa Just declared, we I the (Sola Mortgage Correspondents ia Weatchaatar • of Tha Prudential Insurance Company of America) BAR BUILDING WHITE PLAINS. N. Y. ' TELEPHONE S210 family are much safer living among thousands of I the most hardened convicts than If they were living New York. He also says that Ufa al Sing Sing Is more tranquil and that hla \neighbors\ era generally and better ms nsred than tha average New York* This la not any too compliments- J to New Yorkers, but they console themselves by ramembs that none of those residents of of their own volt tlon and they era considerate and better mannsred. not ao much be ­ cause they era Inclined to be causa they have to be. Probably If New Yorkers had armed guards sur ­ rounding them they might be more considerate and better behaved. White Plains merchants have shown a splendid spirit In tha man- n which they have cooperated that tbslr employes might enjoy Wednesday half-boildaya during July and August That ao many of them have agreed on this coopera ­ tion la In wide contrast to the of tude of merchants In soma Wei charter County communities whi­ ttle half-holiday program haa had be abandoned. We are of tha opinion that the Wljite Plains merchants are than ths merchants In qther munltles who have rejected tha plan. White Plains merchants, we are cer ­ tain, will be tht gainers and no X ths result of their gensr- oocslderatlon for their employes. About People ’ N Things alth-Albee theater. W! Boyd in \High Voltage.\ Loaw-a State theater. Mary Plck- I don't mind a In For * * dog MUST REMEDY “ NUISANCE ” IN 48H0URS Lee Road, Scaredale, Resi ­ dent Given Time Limit .by Trpateea — Doc- a Just about figure. What he's going to do. But give ms a cat. * And I never can tell From ths looks of him If he's going to take fright. At some silly thing. And If he doss. 'I'd much sooner lose him Than try to hold him. And there you are. anyway. It was U a friend tor Condi em^g Charged by the Vlllags Health OfflcsrD r. R. R. Ryan of Scan ­ dals with maintaining a nuisance pubUc health of the village, R. Hamer of Lea road, Beared ole, appeared before ths Tillage true- ss Tuesday night and waa given It jura to rsmsdy the situation. Dr. Ryan charges that a l __ _ ditch constructed by Mr. Hamer to take ears of the water drainage which kept filling hi s dry well, gives off foul odors and that the water running through tha ditch lay carry disease germs. Hamer in turn chargee that t] ditch was constructed on the a vice fit Building Inspector Earl Cully, who stated that not only would ItreUeve ths situation, but that by placing pebble* In tha bot ­ tom of the ditch, the water * tome out at tha ether sad. accord ­ ing to Havearis repetition o word*, “ so pure that you eouM drink If Tha ditch waa ao constructed that ths water after Its through It, ran Into the street gut- pearad at tha matting of tha board ' voice their complaints regarding a situation. They wars John E. Just W. H. Thatcher anr drsa . might gat water which ran through tha Sut ­ ter and than In eoaaa way make contact with other parts of tbslr bodies, perhaps carrying dies as. germs to a noting place. They al ­ so com p l ai n ed of the four ' told the when be And very busy \ And aha wanted to know. Would 1 move her sat ­ in 6ur'automobile. - A nice big cat. And very friendly. C An* sbe'SeSgred We He would ride all' right. And 1 didn't want to. But I said 1 would. And I took our boy To bold tha cat. And to the surprise. Of both of ua. Tha eat was willing. To go with ua. But never knowing. When It might Jump. It made me nervous. And I mlased a signal. And drove right on. TIU 1 beard tha whistle. Of a traffic cop. A very large cop. With a round red face. That wanted to know. What the Idea waa And be took out hla pad. And llttla lead pencil. And aakad for my license. And copied my name. And saw the cat. On our boy. lap. And stroked It* back. And said; “ Pretty kitty.\ And I said yea. And I told him about It And he had a eat. That looked Jurt like It And did I like eats. And of course I did. And after this. I should be mors careful. And 1 said I would. Banks and Individuals in Westchester — pACILITlEa loading markets both h k staff of specialists |] d opinions prepared by o T ON< L act with yoo regarding you L. F. ROTHSCHILD & CO. Stem ten Nnv York Stock Exchange S3 GRAND STREET GRAYREVOKES LICENSE OF AN AtJTO speeder Joseph Gibbons, Holder of a Junior Operators License, DroVe Car 42 Miles Pet Hour H ero One license was revoked and S86 i lines were levied by Judge Wil ­ liam Gray In City Court yesterday when he colic dthe second heavy criminal calendar of the week. Joseph Gibbons, Mamaroneck, pleaded guilty to charges of ipeedlng. 43 mlloa per hour on forth Broadway and was fined 110. His Junior operator ’ s license was revoked ffor violation of tha law forbidding Juniors to drive within the limits of any city. .A speeder paid the heaviest pen- jtlty. Costs Lovequlat. Dobbs Ferry road, pleaded \ guilty to enlarges fit speeding on North Broadway with a motorcycle and fined *33. It - * ------- * — - year. He was driving SO miles per hour when arrested by Patrolman R. Sullo Three youths who were Involved i a brawl In a Chinese restaurant on Main street bars last Saturday night changed their plea to guilty this morning and were fined $10 each. They were Harry Oulmetu. 38 Odell avenue; Russell Kolb. B Cambridge avenue, and Bertram Richter. 14 Odell avenue. A fourth / man. Pater Htllhers. Etmeford. ar ­ rested at the same time oa the asms charge, pleaded guilty Mon ­ day and paid a similar fins. Thomas Wilburn, cole red. Ma­ maroneck. pleaded guilty to drtv- permit. Mt wll out a licensed operator irtth him and waa fined *10. DtSBbelUon of a charge of driving -.-without a registration was adjourned until July IT. .EmIUo , Peltlnlccht, 87 Lake street, this city, also pleaded guilty to charge* of driving without a li ­ cense and paid *10 for hla pleasure. Charge of reckless driving brought against him Stickler's failure to press the case. Max Kuahner. the Bronx, plead ­ ed guilty to charges of driving on the Bronx River Parkway without Ughta and left *10 with the court Clara. He was arfaatad ty Patrol- • man. Foster of tha Parkway poUee. Parii July ’ M (UP) — Eva La Valllere. one of the outstandlag character* of tha Boulevard Thea ­ ter In Parts 30 years ago. died at Vittel today. Mile. La Vsillers was 61 year* old. LET ’ S GET TOGETHER On the classified page we are able to introduce you to people who will be pleased to meet you. Some can supply the, articles or services you need at a consider ­ able saving in time, energy and money, and others-will be glad lo buy what you have to offer. 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