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 - ROYAL HEADS NOT ALL WEAK Soma Able Men Among...
ROYAL HEADS NOT ALL WEAK Soma Able Men Among Thos* Who Are at Present the Occupante of European Thrones. Though the kings and princes of Burope include some sadly deteriorated deteriorated physical specimens, it would be a mistake to suppose that they have not some able men among them. Probably Probably they average aa high in mental ibility as kinds did in the middle ages when they not only reigned, but governed. governed. The German emperor is a f'Toug ruler, and Francis Joseph of Austria has sailed his crazily built empire empire on a very even keel for many years. Victor Emmanuel of Italy Is a very prudent and clever man. who - can think and act on his own reaponsibil- Ity. and Alfonso of Spain la a man of great spirit and an able politician. Ferdinand of Bulgaria is cutting a wide awath Just at present, and is sredited wttii brains. George V. of England is commonplace, commonplace, but prudent. Accounts of the character and ability of the Russian Czar differ widely. Some who have seen bim credit him with great ahi.l- Ity. but the course of eventa in Rnisia does not seem to Justify this estimate. King Haakon of Norway is undoubtedly undoubtedly a clever man, and King George of Greece haa .been an excellent diplomatic diplomatic agent tor the Hellenic kingdom, (a well as i^^ahrewd moderator of the personal ambitions of Greek statesmen. statesmen. Man as Bad as 7A00 Years Ago. "Man has showed no improvement either in intcleetuality or morals from (he days of the earlle.^t Egyptians and Syrians, 7.000 years ago. to the keel- laying of the latest dreadnought." according according to a survey which Dr. Alfred Rnssell Walace. known as the "grand old man of science," completed on the eve of his ninetieth birihday. "There haa been, of counrn. a great accumulation of human knowledge.' he adds, "but for all, thai we are no cleverer than the ancients. "There is still more abominable vice going on; every- kind of cruelty to the poor and children: adulteration in every commodity, and lies everywhere. everywhere. "Th" average of mankind will remain remain the same until natural selection steps in to raise it. The outlook is hopeful." Sun Power in Egypt. At Meadi. a suburb of Cario, is a sun-power plant of unusual i.Tt<»r«"8t. U ronsists of Ave r«>fl«»crors. »-Bch 204 feet long, whose cro.«5 section is in the form of a parabola, nith the generator generator units at the focus. The last named,are of iXnc, built of rrctang>ilar sortlona 14 inches widp. To render them efflripnt ih«>y are paintod with n bliick paint of hleh host absorbing rapacity. Th«» water la introduced

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  1. The Iola Register,
  2. 28 Feb 1913, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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