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U. S. FACING ERA I
OF HIGH TAXATION
EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA.' THUBSD;
, i T
DR. BLUE TO ATTEND
Philadelphia Accountant Un
able te See Any Reduction
for Many Years
WOULD PUT BURDEN ON RICH
Dec. 14. "Federal
Present nnd liiture
W:nfc. "d t .c "nnmml mVetlng
7L at the American Society of Ccrtl-
r ii t inriniiiinii in i:eivi. Jif wt n
PnnMlvnnn State Heard of Exnm
ff.Wl"bllc Accountants. In pert,
be.?A common complaint enslly voiced
U thnt tn,eH nrc.e high that ImBlneM
strniislwl te denth. Then fel-
Fermer Surgeon Central Desig
nated U. S. "Observer" at
I hns been in charge of our nctivltles in
I lairone nnd seemed the logical man te
When the VermlUcs treaty was
framed it mih mourned that the United
Stnfes would enter the I-ciiguc nnd no
cent its previsions. When the treaty
failed of ratification, this country, ns
one efflclnl expressed It, was "left out
in the cold" in the matter of control
and regulation of the narcotic trade.
NATION VITALLY INTERESTED
lill a Staff Correspondent
Washington, Dec. 14. President
Nnrdine again has "unofficially" re
cognized the League of Nations nnd the
necessity of co-operating with it in the
solution of world problems.
In the rtcignntien of Dr. Hupcrt
HIhp. of the Public Health Service, ns
unofficial American observer at the
coming meeting of the Tongue's Knrcetle
( eminittee In fienevn. the Admlnlstra
fan the cry hnt u we n ,,,,,,. t p.tnblMicg nnetlier European con-
Should be Immediately reduced.
!?. l...,i.ti nn husiness lightened nnd
,11 citizens would, be happy.
Tnxntien in this country nt present
I.nn effect and net a cause. Our flov flev
Irnment 1ms tremendous obligations.
Ja fni-exteiidcd rcspeiiBlbllities nlreiidv
!? ted. and It is these obligations nnd
'inenlbllitles tlmt compel high tnxch.
"It is certain thnt we cannot reduce
the existing war debt except by paying
if We cannot reduce me rum i ;-
lt .i. ,.Ml..ntlmiQ rmw nntttnml-
due. It is
1Met en tne euiisiiuuii". i eiiiD.......
!" ..-in ii Mini! come due. It i
I'l .: ..!.. iL.t .!, nTnAnrlltllppd
mini v cerium mm "" ..,.-.....
for penlnn. disability payments nnd
rtUllltiitlen piejccts fpr our se dlers
tn the Inte war cannot be reduced nnd
hat thev "ill rather increns.. ns time
Tm en." te sny nothing of the po'sl pe'sl
fc litr of a bonus. We mny, perhaps,
reduce our military and naval expends
omen hat: we enn remove n few hun
dred clerks here and there, hut the most
that any real budget enn de will be te
J n comparatively few millions,
nhile the mere or less fixed expendi
tures, miming into the hundreds of
millions, can only be modified in n very
limited way, and certain of them only
UP"As time gees en. the public is po
int te demand mere nnd mero in tne
W of public service, is going te ex ex
ncet mere reclamation work, is going
te leek for greater assistance in the
wnv of education, geed reads, etc., and
there is no way in which the need for
funds in our (Jevernment can, within
the next few years, be materially re-
"I de net bcllcve that heavy debt
ind high taotien are necessarily harm
ful te business. Debt is net nlwnjs an
unmixed curse. Individually, we
should, of emir-e, keep out of debt ns
fur ns personal nnd living expenses
are concerned, and this is true of busi
nesses nnd governmental organizations.
The fact that a healthy, growing busi
ness, will have increasing buslncs lia
bilities is taken for granted.
"The only c ouemlc nnd sound way
te rnle taxes is te tax income. These
who linc the incomes must of neci"
tlty pnv. Why shouldn't they? A
man with nn income of $1,000,000
certainly needs the protection of the
tie eminent far mere than the man
with nn Income. In ether words, tax
payers must be taxed only in proportion
te their nbllity te pay.
"We haie two clearly defined in
come tax seurcca: first, the corporation
and second, the Individual. While our
tax legislation is very new, it hns
worked out in quite n logical way the
factors which determine Income for both
itirjieintlnns nnd lndl Idiinls and in the
exress profits tnes, which hnve been
lepenleii, the factors which determine
"The expectation that it Is possible
te devie any tax law that will raise
feveral billion dollars per year, and yet
lis in such simple form nnd language
that any Inislness man enn determine
instantly nnd accurately his tax liabil
ity, no matter hew inaccurately his
words, may be kept, iB foolish
1 III ll,
I'hc woman an I her
Hill lU'lll Mkl(...H .... l.r. ..........I tlrt.
i 'lid nut awake when the wlude'
ti,, 'J'"'1 ,AJn I'ltoi.eNo i.iru
hiierai ii ,w".n'r laughs hastens hU
win-... : ll u(e te pay mai aucn
fl..i"e.v?C "n. . alx-P il-tUr
;T i;(1'J,,,n" " e Suncfcy'reiiije lTdem,
liruM ,0,". fi
".? ". ' te Itucb.
tnct of ndmlttedly for-reeching import
ance te this country.
Dr. Blue, who was formerly Surgeon
Oenernl of (he Public Health Service,
will attend the meeting of the advisory
committee of the League of Nations in
the study of ways nnd means te deal
with the traffic in narcotics. The com
mittee is te meet early in .Tanuury. Te
nil intents nnd purposes Dr. Hlue, while
rnnklng ns nn unnmclnl observer, will
represent this Cievemment en the com
mittee. It is indicated here, nnd net as
spnke-ttnan for the United Stntcs in the
committee's deliberations. He Is new
In I.nusnnne ns technical advler In
sanitary matters te Ambassador Child.
"The I'nlted States has n vital in
terest In the suppression of the traffic in
narcotics," Surgeon General Hugh S.
dimming, of the Public Health Service,
said today. "We are particularly In
terested in view of the recent pnssagc
by Congress of n Inw prohibiting the
importation of merphia derivatives into
this country except under exceedingly
stringent regulations.. We hnve taken
the lead in the suppression of the opium
traffic for years, nnd it Is highly essen
tial that we should be represented nt th"
c( mltig conference In (ienetn. Dr. Hlue
Lead Speakers are Exceptional
Chas. Cery & Sen, Inc.
Philadelphia Branch, The Bourse
before you buy
All Makes, Lewest Prices
COLLINS, 831 Chestnut St.
rnenat walnut bits
-n IVE GOT
i Seme Ability
I 1 want te Invest nil three In iiti
established Jobbing or manufacture
I Inff business. Experience sales
l advertising', merchandising. net
erenecs A 1.
Ii 005, Ledger Offlc
wen l naireiii
29 Market Street
W. An appropriate gift which U
If sure te pleads because of th
1 cheerful glow of Its mellow
ft light Is our Ne. r01 Bouilelr
jj Lamp pictured above.
NT There are many ether geed-
looking Table, Desk and Hen-
ft delr Lamps en display for your
yj selection, at Hklar's.
,1 Your inspection ( invited.
fl Merris Sklar Ce.
i Artistic T.lffhtlnir Ftxtnrei
Jf nealdentliil Commercial
U 1018-1020 Arch Street
i Saturdays tilt 5:30 P. V.
Yeu Can Be Wellfc
If you have tried everything else
without results, try Chiropractic
and get them. Geme te the Chiro
practic Clinic Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday, Friday, 1:30 te 2:30,
8 te 9 P. M. Adjustments under
direction of Jehn Doughty, D. C,
and J. C. Marsh, D. C. Registration
fee. $2 covers charge for 16 adjustments.
ii .. H" ' ' M
The interior of the Sedan is fully as H
. pleasing as the notably beautiful exterior.
U: 1922 -jM
j STORE OPENS AT 9 A. M. CLOSES AT GP.M. " ' ?Jj
P"nl I N -tm iivuvk uv.i i:.Min:it n inaa f I &
Y J ENTIRE BLOCK-MARKET llXrel?7- STREETS M I
M uiijiiw mw WW ni nm I
Heusefurnishing & China Gifts
Extremely Lew Priced
A Limited Let of New
The Marchand College
, 4201 Walnut Street Philadelphia
Packard Single-Sixes which have been en the read thirty
thousand miles, and mere, have been put in condition as
geed as new, at trifling cost. Such performance indicates the
lower upkeep icxpense, and the longer life, which arc bringing
into the circle of Packard ownership thousands who here
tofore have deliberately refrained from fine car ownership.
BinaJe-Six Touring, $HSS; Sedan, $3f!S, at Detroit,
Tuin-Xlx Teurina, t3SS0; itmeualns, tsm, ut Detroit.
Twenty different body styles
THE ULTIMATE IN' A CHRISTMAS GIFT A SINGLE-SIX
OR TWIN-SIX MOTOK CAK ON CHIUSTMAS MORN1NU OH
A CliHTiriCATC OP PU'IICILSK l'OH l.ATEIl DULIVUItY.
PACKARD MOTOR CAR COMPANY of PHILADELPHIA
319 North Bread Street
THE MAN WHO OWNS ONE
fr-i A Down Places It
J)JLU Your Heme
Balance en Convenient Payments
82.50 26-Inch Steel $1.49
$1.00 te $1.30 Steel KQ
Pocket Knives Each OiC
OPERA SINGERS STRANDED
WHILE AWAITING BACK PAY
Guarantors Seek Meney te Defray
Expenses at Detroit
Detroit, Der 14. (IW A. P.)
Twenty-nevpn nicmlifrs of the United
Siatci Opern Club nre still In Drtinlt
follettlnj; tlielr pprfermnr.ee of "Din
Walkucrc" Snturdny nlcht while tlie
IVtrelt Ornnd Opprn Aswclntien 1h
fcklnc te rnle SOOOO te pny bnck pnl
nrlei, hotel bills nnd rnllrend fnrcs te
Niw Yerk. (JiinriinterH of the Detreit
unit of the opera enterpil'e, whleh tn- i
I'luded rittsbnrsli. Clevpland nnd Tin- !
i innnti. today were being cnnns!!P(1 In '
nr. effort te ebtnln the npreinry sum.
Mrs. Juliet K. Iliimmend, niannKliiR
director of the Detroit m-seplntlnn. U- I
ed a htfltement dpiijliig the rppert
iliat the rellnpRp of tlip enti'inrKp ,h
due In nnv xrny te failure of Detroit te
pay Uh hhaie of the expense.
HUSBAND MUST ALLOW '
WIFE TO RETURN ON TRIAL
Unusual Methods by Court te Patch
Up Family Rew
Hanup. X. V.. Dr. VJ.iiprp'-i n
nw nrlety of the "trial mnrrliiEp"
fhnilxi Htnnten. of BnldwlnTlllp.
WW allow his wife te lPturn home
nnd Hip wni, him for n tlirep w (Pits'
tuiihulen irj pprled linilpr (he direc
tor, of n special prnbntleii ellicer. In
""lfr of County Judge William l?ir-
rollewins u family qimiTPl Mix.
Millien left hump Ini-t Jiiiie ulth Iipi
l"li nnd went te lle nt Klbildire. Twe
ytlier I'liiMi-i-n iPiiinliicil with flin
fntlier When tin- wife is anxious tn
fi'tnrn SliuitPii inlcd "thumbs down." ,
'Ir. Staiilnu appealed te the courts. I
J "'I Hie ui.liin "dial murrinue" order,
U. S. BARS LINDENFELD !
N. Y. Bemb Explosion Suspect Ex-'
eluded Frem Country
New Yntlt, Dec 11,- ( Hy A. P.l- '
A iieinl of inquiiy nt Kills Island hns
iMlm'eil fiem the I'uited Stntcs Wolfe
1.1ml. iiIpIiI, who was breiiRht te this
fennti by the Department of Justice
III iTinnpi flnn ivlth tlw U'nll UtAAi
leiut, explosion of .September 10, lflL'0,
nnd lias been dPtalned nt tlie Iblnnd
Il is piebahlp Wllllnm J. Burns, of
he Dcpaitinent of Justice, will apppal
Ili'lll tlip dcpisien of thp bennl. In nn
'ff'11' te held I.indenfcld for further
Windew-Smashers Net $13 In Goods
llile es I iel,e j window In the shop
',.. ih .Miilnel s-'ei rhlk. Twclllh mid
.""I' i "I t el, carh tmla nnd Mele
' ' Uflll I ..F
Tj Founded in 1865 M V
4 Tfee lewse thai Heppe built l
B J9 Inaugurated the One-Price System in 1881 , fv4 "i
C. J. Heppe & Sen. Central Stere I II 7-H 1 9 Chestnut Street. Uptown Stere N. W. Cor. 6th & Thompson Sts.
Heppe's sell only the
in Talking Machines
and it is said: "!f it is
net a genuine Victer
Victrela it is a disap
pointment' A few Heppe Outfits
Victrela Ne. 210, $m
With 510 worth of records.
Pay only $l,G0 weekly
Victrela Ne. 280, $210
With $10 worth of recerda.
Pay only $2.50 weekly
Victrela Ne. 330, $360
With $10 worth of records.
Pay only M weekly
Open Evenings Until Chrutmas.
We offer and really deliver
for only $3 70
a Francesca Upright Piane
a Francesca Player-Piane
for only $49S
but, feest of all, we offer
Pianos and Player-Pianos at
only a slightly higher price. Alse
Casseroles, Fie Plates and
Relish Dishes at, $39
All Complete With Brassed
Mull erdrs fllletl wlillc the let lasts.
$25.00 American Porcelain
1O0 plPCP PtS
with pierced blue-
. "ser VBS r
i A LA Jf-U
ih$h " &
Rej?. 7ec Thin
Kni. s w Hi TS-e"tr i
weed or "st. k '. .inn s
fill, d win c th- quiintit;
N as g.ft
c 't pe- tlen
SI.ill or lers
S9.50 White Enamel fll Q
Kitchen Tables at. 'u
t-. , ' - iif'T . lain
NfcXiES&!B "" ',nrl
wuT!!I 1 -" r
1 " p 1 1 1 r. -
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I . . Im
5 t tli'T
v fl - rx ce-
I . in.
J s ,,
Sle.00 Hijjh-Grade Gelden
Oak Kitchen .
i i m jm
js i f
5 m V"
IIY arc also the sole Phil
adelphia agents for the
two greatest Grand
Pianos in the world
the Masen i0 Hamlin and
Henry F. Miller.
Call or write for catalogues,
prices and par'iculars of the
Heppe tf-Ycar Rental-Payment
p Hei r I ti j 1 -"j I
it tl I S
t snltl en
Vitrr bett p
beine used ai a 'eer
.1 ' e r vVfliff
Remarkable Friday Bargains in
111 ".ir it J
nt I 11 i Mr.
SI.) Tl in ieni lU
Table and Chair
1 c 1 Sw
1000 Pure Feather
Te Ge On Sale
Tomorrow at ... .
Geed nl"" I" I pi'
C A tl kmr
.t Sensible and
I tvlul rticlr
All tiniKhi s Irj (,
hat ti 1 1 bin n, j ,, r'
or (. hair
"') Iren Cribs, SI. '.(Je
1 r 1
, l '11" Slj
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It i Ti m I ' fti" "'i' .''. V. -
P Fifth Fleer I
fniicv ctiiboss ctiibess
is s'i ipi a and
$75 Singer Sewinjr Machine
Terms, S.7.00 When Orderiny
SIJj II ecklij
-" I lnvd Fleer
4, S14-50 I
3Y v 'II-' Itivl I
One or Twe Parts, flJJT 7C
Ml Ri'iciilar Slt. d'0
:N. SNELLENBURG & C