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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1933 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THREE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE A I.KE SYNDICATE NE\VSI'AI'EB Issued Every Weeli Day by the MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 21-123 East State Street TelepboDB No. "BOO LEE P. LOOMIS W. EARL HALL ENOCH A. NOREM LLOYD L, GEER - Publisher Managing Editor City Editor Advertising Manager MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS--The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper, and also all local news published herein. SUBSCRIPTION RATES and Clear Lake. . J7.00 city and Clear Lane, week . ...... S .25 Uasoa city by tha year 57.00 by OUTSIDE MASON CITS AND CLKAH LAKE Per year by carrier .... 57.UD By mall 6 months 52.00 Per weeK by carrier .... 5 15 By mall 3 monUia ...... 51.uu Per year by oval] £1.00 Ely mall 1 month .. , 5 ,U OUTSIDE 100 S1U.E ZONB Pefyear..,,. Sis montna ...53.00 Three months. .Sl.ttti A religious life is u struggle nnd not a hymn.-MAD AMD DE STAEL rock-bound pledge of British and Italian de- fence in ease France is attacked. This neither country is willing to pledge. Meanwhile Germany is pressing for a conscript army with one year's military service, "specimen" armament of all types of weapons and treaty revision. In the highly nervous state of Europe almost anything might precipitate trouble. The most recent clanger zone is in Austria, where Chancellor Dollftiss is beginning to have trouble with his patchwork cabinet of conflicting and jealous parties. Dollfuss has been standing against nazi progress in Austria, which is much feared by France because the Austrian nazis are all for union with Germany--directly forbidden by the treaty and sure to make trouble if it should become likely because of the alarm of Gzecho-Slovakia, Poland and Rumania, all of which now include parts of former Austrian territory. European statesmen are working hard for some way to settle the tension, but the direct conflict of aims seems well-nigh irreconcilable. -Britain is trying to act as peacemaker, but is anxiously avoiding any commitments. HOW'S THE WEATHER? "VERO Weather Forecast," reads a newspaper headline--and a thousand things are done. Boilers are fired in heating and lighting plants; fire hydrants, exposed mains, and general plumbing are protected; automobiles are given protection of antifreeze solutions. Coal dealers hurry their deliveries; groceries and markets increase their reserves of seasonable foods; clothing stores show heavy goods in their windows. A great world institution is the weather; a great American institution is the weather bureau. It isn't the forecasting of what the temperature will be tomorrow, nor the direction of the wind, that is the weather bureau's biggest single job, although that one thing probably touches directly on immediate needs of individuals more than any other similar federal service, with the possible exception of the post- office department. A preliminary report of the science advisory board created by the president last July is probably the fullest explanation of weather bureau services offered publicly. A special weather bureau committee has gathered the facts contained in the section devoted to the bureau. Included in its membership is Charles D. Heed, Iowa meteorologist and observer at the Des Moines weather bureau station. Others are Isaiah Bowman, chairman of the National Kesearch council and director of the American Geographical society; Karl T. Compton, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Robert A. Millikan, director of the Norman Bridge laboratory of physics and chairman of the executive council; of California Institute of Technology. £$ : |'rpm v tlie' report of these men, tlie following TfactsT-are : taken: ' - · · · · " · - ' - ' · "In the field of agricultural forecasts, in California, $14,000,000 in citrus fruits was saved because weather warnings could be had in time to get smoke pots and "blankets" ready for the orchards. And that was only one instance. Animals, fruit and vegetables on railroads are rerouted, speeded along or slowed to avoid extremes of temperature, or refused by the carrier when weather is too inclement to insure their safe transportation. The river and floods division of the bureau has saved many millions of dollars in property to say nothing of human life, because it was possible to predict water heights from observations at more than 900 stations, and warn dwellers of floods to come. Marine navigation finds no less use for the service of the weather bureau than internal commerce and perhaps a great deal more. Along the coasts, storm warnings are displayed at more than 400 points, and they have been so accurate that only a few storms have been felt for which warning was not given from 12 to 24 hours in advance. Warnings from the West Indies stations of hurricanes sweeping in to the gulf and Atlantic coasts kept ships in port in one instance when their cargoes were valued at more than S30,- 000,000. Climatological service, maintained by more than 4,500 observers who are not paid workers, but who are furnished instruments for observations and reports, has helped to build knowledge in detail of climate over the entire area of the United States, adding to the data furnished by 200 regular observing stations. The largest service of the weather bureau is its youngest. That is the aerological division, only a little more than a decade old, which supplies the needs of aeronautics. There is duplication at present in some of the meteorological work of weather bureau, army, and navy. That will probably be eliminated by joining the forces of all three, and will cut the cost of the weather bureau's operation, although expense involved in improving the forecasting service will consume the saving. However, the total cost of the weather bureau to the people of the United States has never exceeded ?4,600,000 and the budget for 1932 was only $3,200,000. The government's appropriation for air mail at that same time was §15,000,000 and for the extension and maintenance of airways, $6,000,000. TENSION IN EUROPE 'pI-llS tension of the European continent continues, with few signs of definite improvement. The French remain adamant to the Italian proposal to reform the league of nations and revise the treaty of Versailles. They are also cold to the proposal for direct conversations with Germany. The most that they will concede, according to reliable reports, is to accept some upward revision of Germany's armament if given OTHER EDITORS f , , ANOTHER WAR Culver Ind., Citizen: It seems impossible to us in America that another war could be launched for some nTMl- y / eportstfrora E "fope indicate a general preparation for another conflict. It is hard for us to understand this attitude as our geography and background are different. Throughout i^h olh P ? atl countri ^ have been at war with each o her and generations grow up with this natred of another country as much a part of their training as their writing and arithmetic. The countries have few natural boundaries, so must throw up complicat- CXpenS1Ve ciefe " s f · W read where Franw and TM a . r % nowf . complebn S' an amazing chain of forts th fro " t!ers ' rurf "' n £ th em to completion bc-- the present generation of "war babies" is alimented by a larger generation o£ healthier war ma- il, » en T WC werc in France an l Germany we heard the people express their ingrained hatred and fear of other countries, a feeling- too deep to be counteracted by the lessons of the last war. So as you read of events m Europe and the talk of war don't shrug It of? a! impossible» but study the trend in the light of European history and the necessity of shaping our international relations accordingly. Q apmg FRED WHITE ENGINEER Cedar Rapids Gazette: If there have been auy irregularities in the operations of .the highway com- n S n S r « n 1 ' ( . c , nnnces ara . t! ere have been-it will Pre Wh-tr! I Cy TM?° Pe'-Petratcd by others than Fred White, whose integrity no one ever has been able to impeach. ^r TMf., le e is| a-tive report that is designed to blow Mr White otit of a job at which he has been spectacularly successful is one of the most asinine of the many that legislators have made in recent years If there is something- wrong in the highway commission, or if there has been something- wrontr let the legislators put their fingers on it and speak plainly Mr wl .^P 0118 'TM^. where it belongs, CC ase knifing Mr. White from hehirul. The complacency with which legislators overlook real crookedness and mishandling of public funds while playing- their own cheap game of partisan poll- IV 3 J nd ' 1 f avontlsm ' is ° no °£ the commonplace po- SATISFIED WITH ROOSEVELT Enimetslmrg Democrat: It may be that Alfred E brmth has his eye on the democratic nomination for president in 1030. If so , he may as well forget it. The American people at the moment are enjoym*- the kind o£ leadership the democratic party has always tried to provide and which the Roosevelt .idminiitra- tion is exemplifying in a remarkable degree. It is not likely that the president will be bluffed by Alfred E. Smith and the United States Chamber of Commerce in his efforts to wrest control of our government from the grasp of the international banker Our chief executive may be sure that he has the overwhelming majority of his fellow citizens behind him m his program. POLITICAL ATTACKS Esthen-ille News: The Daily News has no sympathy for attacks made on the government for purely political reasons. When Herbert Hoover was doing his best to restore prosperity he deserved the co-operation of both democrats and republicans and he got little of either. Ami now for the republicans to open political battle at this time is not proper, dennte what happened during the Hoover administration. The country is Interested in prosperity and the best and quickest possible way to attain it. If the administration's schemes fail there will he plenty of time to prepare for the next election without disturbing the peace now. ANOTHER WAY TO LOOK AT IT Allison Tribune: Looking at It one way, what is the difference whether Samuel Insull stays in Greece or gets sent home to inhabit one of our numerous penitentiaries. It is cheaper to let him stay in Greece and he will be about as harmless. EDITOR'S MAIL BAG ANOTHER VIEW OF SURPLUS CROPS HAMPTON, Dec. 1C.--From your recent editorials "Too Conservative" and "Human Nature Again," it is very evident you are not in sympathy with the program of the department of agriculture. Granting- that you may be correct in regard to the shifting of acreage to wheat, yon will have to admit that the land rented to the government will grow no crop and the land shifted to wheat will not grow corn or grain other than wheat. If you will fairly investigate you will find that the 13,000,000 bale cotton crop waa not due entirely to "the government renting all the poor cotton patches and extra work nnd fertilizer," but tn an especially favorable season and if it had not been for the rented acreage there would have been an enormous increase over the present surplus. Now your reference to Secretary Wallace and his associates as radicals and theorists would have been ahout correct if said about Reno and his wild gang, Wallace's is the logical program for the present mess, I believe much more so than any other plan thus far advanced. There can be no "return of general prosperity and increased buying power, here and abroad" as long- as we have a huge burden of surplus anci a greatly increased annual production over what we u^cd when everybody was at work. If we do not reduce our production the American farmer will be on a par with the European peasant for years to come. I believe the farm program will succeed, but it is very evident the opposition is increasing and will continue to increase. The only way we farmers can put it across is for all to get behind and push and it Is also essential that we cease to support any establishment that will not co-operate. I have been in accord with most all of your editorials, but I cannot understand how you can take this altitude. You must have come to conclusions without giving the "··«!"!· irw serious thought. Tours tru'". FRED J. PAULLUS. DAILY SCRAP BOOK -IAIL ONLY IN -THE ARIZONA IRON CHANCELLOR, A TUDENf, HAD ONE EYEBROW SHAVED OFF To MAKE HIMSELF MORE C O N S P I C U O U $ WOMEN OF -^(E- BAMBAUA "TRIBE. No/f ONLY -THEIR LIPS ' TftEIR WHOLE BODIES ARE. 50 FOND op -ftE COLOR. 'TrlAT HAIR. , C-LOTHES AMD BEADS AR.E. ALSO RE.D OBSERVING Copyright, 1933, by'Cenlral ,- M Association. Ir.c DIET and HEALTH Dr. Clcndenlns cannot diagnose or give personal answers to letters from readers. When questions are of general interest, nuwever, they (vtll Do taKcn up, In order. In tho dally column. Adrfrcsg your Queries to Dr. Logan Clenclenlng, care of Tlie Globe-Gazette. Write legibly and uot more than 200 words. ~Hy' LOGAN CLENDENING. SI. O." HOW TO GET SUN IN WINTER THERE WERE some warnings last summer about ·I- the people who like to lie in the sun on the beaches, to the effect that it was possible that certain skiu cancers might develop from too much of such exposure. It Is to be hoped that this will not be taken too seriously. Certainly it applies only to elderly people, and certainly it applies only to the summer. Children will not develop 'cancer o£ the skin, or at least so rarely as to make the thing negligible, and children and expectant mothers need a good deal oE sunshine. This warning is especially applicable to the winter season, when the short gray days are likely to cut down the tola! amount of sunshine, and the inclement weather tends to keep people Indoors. It should be remembered that ordinary window glass shuts out l)r Clcndenlnc- tho P art: cular light wave in sun- r - 0cntIenln K shine which J3 valuable, and it is interesting to note that cellophane allows it to come through. The only substitute for window glass which we have hitherto had, which was known to allow the ultra-violet rays to come through, was quartz glass, which is quite expensive, until this discovery oC cellophane's property in that respect. We are assured by a member of the faculty of Johns Hopkins university that cellophane actually has this property. He writes: "Cellophane cuts down somewhat the intensity of sunlight without affecting the short wave length limit of the transmitted radiation, therefore, a slightly longer exposure through cellophane will accomplish much the same thing as direct exposure to sunlight." For those who want to take some sun baths during: the winter this is important, and a window frame made of this substance can be constructed so that the child or expectant mother can receive sunlight exposure over a large area of skin surface, nt the same time staying indoors where it is warm, and thus avoiding the danger of chill and exposure. QUESTIONS FROM READERS E. S.: "Will you tell me something of undulant or Malta fever--symptoms, cause, duration? la aspirin useful in treatment?" Answer: Undulant fever is due to a germ which causes a certain disease in cattle. It Is transmitted usually in milk or sometimes by hand infection, as in people who handle meat directly. If left alone it is liable to last quite a long time, several months or even a year. Aspirin Is n o t ' a bad treatment, although the best treatment Is by the use of vaccine made from the germ, or even the use of typhoid vaccine in large doses. Tlillfor's Xnle: Six pamphlets by Dr. Clendenlns can no-.v bo obtained by Fending jo cents in coin, for each, and a Reir addressed envelope r.tamped w i t h a 3 cent stamp, to Dr. Logan CIcndenlnE, In care of this paper. Tho pamphlets a r c : "Indigestion nnd Constipation," "Reducing nnd Gaining," " I n f a n t Feeding," "Instructions for thR Treatment of Dla- netcs," ."Feminine Hygiene" and "The Care of the Hair and Bkln." ONCE OVERS J . J . M U N I 1 V PLEASURES vs. GOLDEN RULE Yes, it is unfortunate if you and your life partner do not enjoy the same sort of amusement and recreation, but this should not give you license to spend most of your time at leisure engaged in the sport you favor. You should have chosen a partner with similar tastes and desires or he. willing and cheerful over a 50-50 arrangement. It I.i unfair to resolve that nothing shall interfere with the hours you choose to spend in your particular sport. It is not a square deal to insist that your partner adopt your plans nnd favorite ways of spending time. How would you like to conform entirely to your partner's tnstes? Too often younp married folk are selfish that way. If they are not willing to give and take equally there are rifls. The happy combination is that in which each finding that the other cannot relish to the same extent certain lines of sport or amusement enjoyed by himself, follows the Golden rule cheerfully and does as he or she would be done by. This solves many of the disturbing- situations that arise. An unselfish, sympathetic attitude adopted by both make a easy and brings an harmonious balance in the family life. (Ct*p-rl£lit, 1033, Kin;; Features Syndicate, I n ^ . EARLIER DAYS Heine a Dully (MirtnliMInn of Intcrestlne Items from tho "Ten, Twenty and T h i r t y Years AKO*' t'llea at tlio Ulobc-Uaictte. DEC. ID, C. G. Howard of Forest City is in the city visiting- friends. Mai-ion Marklay has returned front her school duties at Hillside, Mich., for the holiday season. Dr. Albrook, presiding elder ut the Methodist church for his district, is in the city interviewing the brethren in the interests of Cornell college. Dave Howe is in the city, the guest of his brother, D. D. Howe. Memorial university closed today for the Christmas season, and will convene again 011 Jan. 5. Many of the students left town today or are leaving this evening. Company A will drill at the new armory tonight for the first time. No spectators will be allowed. John T. Jenkins and Herman Kits o£ Swuledale were callers in the city yesterday. Superintendent Cole was at Cartersville yester day engaged in selecting the next year's installmen of books for the county teachers' library. DEC. 1!), 1013 Sheriff E(l Fitzgerald hits granted prisoners in the Cerro Gordo county jail the privilege of holding "Kangaroo court" for new prisoners entering the locn: prison. At the court sessions, new inmates are fined a stipulated sum of money and are told to conforn to the rules and regulations of the jail. Mr. and Mrs. L,. H. Figge and daughter, Helen left Sunday for a two weeks' visit in Chicago. Miss Meta Batty is expected home Saturday fron Menominee, Wis., where she is attending school. Miss Ruth Williams will arrive home tomorrow evening for a two weeks' visit with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Wallace Williams. Under plans now being arranged by a Christmas tree committee, a hugh Christmas tree, towering 35 to 50 feet high, will be placed in Central park. Barney Hagcn of Marshall town is visiting with friends in the city for a few days. A. A. Brackey of Lake Mills was in the city thl morning on business. DKC. Ifl, '19ZS The junior college lost to Waldorf college of Forest City by a 14 to 0 score at ihe high school floor last night. DETROIT, Mich.--Henry Ford declared today that lie would never be a candidate for president against Calvin Cooh'dge nnd that he believed Coolidge should be elected for the presidency next year. Doctors C. F. Starr, W. E. Long and George Crabb left this afternoon for Waterloo to attend the Waterloo City Medical association meeting this evening. The principal speaker of the evening will be Dr. D. B. Phemistcr, Chicago, professor of surgery at Rush Medical college. ' Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hart and three children Mary Jane, Peggy and Bob, Cleveland, Ohio, arrive: in the city this morning: to spend Christmas with th_ parents of Mrs. Hartz, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Catlin, 322 Third street northeast. -, Ensign Harold Stevens of the U. S. S. Oklahoma arrived home Tuesday to spend Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Stevens, 18 Ninth street northwest. am grateful to Allen of Algona for passing along to me this piece of rhyme, 'When the Slip Gets By," out of the 'noxville, Iowa, Express: The tyjioKrat,li!cal error Is a slippery llitnc anil uly, ti can hunt ![![ you are dizzy, but It somehow will yet by. Till the forms are off the presses it Is strange how s t i l t It keeps; l sJJt-lJiks dawn fnlo a corner anil It never stirs or peeps, liat typogrripnleal error, too small for human eyes, 'HI the ink is 1tn the letter, when It craw's to mountain fize. Tlie lioss he stares with Horror, then lie grabs hlr. hair ami Kroans: 'he copy rentier drops his head upon his hands anil moans-'he remainder of the Issue may clean ns clean can he, lut that tyjioBraphlcn! error in the only thing you see. "I guess all editors are familial- vith this experience," Alien wrote n commenting on the poem. "I read stuff over three or four times to catch errors and yet one gets by ne now ^and then nnd spoils presa day. What get 1 ! my goat is the smart people who gloat over such ^n error--as if it could never occur n their case; whereas you can give hem u galley with 20 errors to correct and they will go right over it least a dozen of them." Once I myself figured that In the verage issue o[ the Globe-Gazette, .here are about ten million opportunities for error. Even the unkind- cst critic would have to admit that ive don't embrace all these opportunities. --o-haven't heard any travel news lately that sounded more interesting than that an SOO mile motor highway from Laredo. Texas, to Mexico City will open within the next year, perhaps late next summer. A writer las made the trip over the new route but he recommends waiting a few months before attempting it as a pleasure venture. My guess Is that this will prove one of the most utilized roadways for tourists in the western hemisphere. It will be the first link in a great pan-American highway system designed some day to reach across the soil of a dozen nations from Canada to the lower tip of South America. A new fairyland will be opened for American motorists and they won't have to set foot on a boat for more than the distance by ferry across a river or two. Just out oE Laredo is a 45 mile stretch without a curve. Beyond Monterey the road reaches an ele vutlon of 8,600 feet above sea level before reaching Mexico City. Tlie road is 20 feet in width. While not concrete all the way, it is said to be a good wide road, -with no grades greater than G per cent. The American writer speaks of It as opening TODAY IN HISTORY Notables Born This Date--Wary Ash ton Livermore born 1821, agent and angel of mercy in War of States notable early agitator for equal suffrage and temperance. * * Minnie Maddern Fiske, born 18G5, actress. * * Albert A. Michaelson, Nobel prize winning physicist. * * H. C. Frick, steelmaker and capitalist * * Fritz Reiner, born 1888, orchestra conductor. * * Gerald P. Nye, born 1892, senator from North Dakota 3GOfi--Capt. .Tohn Smith, aged 2T, left London with an expedition of 105 emigrants in three ships com manded by Capt. Christopher Newport, to cstablisl a colony in Virginia. » · - * 3770--Thomas Paine, aged 30, the Karl Marx am firebrand of American Revolution (though he cam, to the colonies only a year before it started), pub lished issue of The Crisis, which wag a poten influence in bestirring the people to fight and win the revolution. * · · 18B8--The first subaqueous tunnel in the Unite( States was completed at Washington street unde Chicago river, 810 feet long. It is still in use. (Firs river tunnel: Under Thames at London, 1843). * * * 1!)2-1--William Green, one time Ohio miner, age 51, was elected president of American Federation o Labor and its 2,500,000 to 3,000,000 members. Scriptural Thought--The simple Inherit folly; hut the prudent are crowned with knowledge.-Proverbs 14:18. a new fairyland to American mote** i.sts and perhaps It will be just about that. --o-felt a sense ot personal loss on arriving home a day or two ago and learning that Mrs. Kate Walster of Marble Rock, one of the Globe-Gazette's oldest news correspondents, had died at the age oC 78. Her mind had been alert to the very end. Her enterprise in getting the news and her ability ill expressing it would have been a credit to one two score years younger. Mrs. Walster was truly a, remarkable character. --o-across an interesting story a few (lays ago in tho column conducted by A. M. Brayton in the Wisconsin State Journal at Madison, a Lee publication: "I knew Hamlin Garland slightly. Ele had lived in West Salem, twelve miles from my home, La Crosse. He once said in my presence that when 10 sold his first story, he had in his Id roll-top desk pigeonholes literal- y a barrel of rejected stories. Later le sold them nil. An editor would vrite or wire for a story, and Mr. Garland would go through his m- ected manuscripts, pick out one suitable for the magazine, and re- vrite it to bring its background and ts philosophy up to date.-He sold every last one of them. The selling of a first story to a prominent mug- often nmrks the beginning of career." A north Iowa interest attaches to Mr. Garland because he received his early education at Cedar Valley seminary at Osage. --o--· thai Don McPeak and imiuiy another crossword fan Is going- to be delighted to mow that the daily puzzle feature has been reinstated in the Globe- 'azettc never more to roam. The puzzles were removed for the tnir- of determining whether they were being followed by enough, readers to justify their very appro- iable demand upon the paper's llm-i ited space. Complaints received direct to the office and indirectly ilirough the circulation department have convinced ua that on thia ba.fis --the reader interest test--they. are justified. Beginning this week, therefore, tho crossword puzzle i3 bade in our paper for keeps. --o-thank you A. B. Mclntosh, 17 Connecticut avenue southeast, lor passing along to this department's motto and slogan series the following spotted on a, cafe's wall at Cedar Falla: "Man is made of dust. "Duat settles. _ "Be a man!" esiions USB THIS SKIIVICE, Use Ilils free service. If you are one of Ihousanils wlio have patronized the bureau, v.-rile nualn. 1C you have never used tlio service, bflKln nov,'. It Is maintained for your b e n e f i t . Send name and atldrcr.s ivlth yonr question nnd Inclose three Cflnls for return postage. J}o ntjt nsu postcards. Aildrens the Globe-Gazette Information bureau. Frederic J. Haskln, director, Washington, H. C. \Vlien were cabs introduced In London ? C. M. About 1823. The word is a contraction of cabriolet, so called because of its lightness in comparison with the cumbersome vehicles then in use. Who was E. Puullno Johnson? N. A. The daughter of G. H. M. Johnson (Onwanonsyshon), head chief of the Six Nations Indiana, and his English wife, Emily S. Howells. Miss Johnson died in Vancouver March 7, 1013. How do discord, dissonance differ? B. H. In music, dissonance is n combination of tones not perfectly con- sonantus used for musical effect, as distinguished from discord. Wliero is a. stream that flows In one direction part o£ the year mid then flown tho otlinr way? O. S. The, Canal. This is a natural waterway which varying with the rain, flows now into the Orinoco basin, now into that of the Amazon. At the flood tide of the Amazon It flows into the Orinoco, while at the flood tide of the Orinoco it flows Into the Amazon. What wcro this five principal virtues urged by Confucidus? K. V. Kindness, uprightness, decorum, wisdom, truth. Who wrote the words to the song, Sylvia? T. II. Clinton Scollard. The music is by Oley Speaks. Who ^rivo the land on which New Sulcni village was rebuilt in Illinois'? S. B. William Randolph Hearst. If tlio Prince- of Wales wan married, what would his u-lfc's t i t l e bo? E. I. Princess of Wales. Could Notre Diuno or Michigan necept a ICosc Bowl bid for a. gunie II. F. Notre Dame could but never has since 202-i when the Irish defeated Stanford, 27 to 30. The reason given Is that the Notre Dame schedule is so strenuous as to provide all the football the players need in nine or ten games, and that the trip would take the team away from classes too long a time. Michigan, a member ot the Big Ten conference, can not, under the ruling o£ the conference, accept a Hone Bowl bid. What Is tho new Christian Science magazine? 1M. C, The first Issue of the Wide Horizon, new weekly magazine section of the Christian Science Monitor, will be published Jan. 3, 193-1. It will be published thereafter as a part of every regular Wednesday issue of the Monitor, and will contain an authoritative survey o£ world events. Where is the Island controlled en-" Itroly ly women ? L. E. The island largely controlled by. women l s Minlcoy in the Indian Ocean. It is situated about 250 milca west of the .southern point of India, Is communism nn o5d theory?; M. S. Before Christ, the philosopher Plato visualized a republic in which; marriage should be abolished, children educated by the state, religious observance prohibited and art abolished a s seductive, as the Ideal atatev Which Is considered tins greatest Srluclul period through which the earth has passed? W. T. The period of unconformity Irj tho early Paleozoic era, known an the Permian period. When were andirons nilled HCSJ sions popular in U. S. K. D. These andirons, In the form o£ Hessian soldiers, were populai) after the close of the Revolutionary war. When did steel pens come into) use? V. u. Although invented some time before, steel pens were first used Itj England In 1803, but not extensively until after 3830. AUNT NET By Robert Quillen "Ella is like all the others. I never seen a woman that would admit her corns was made by wearin' shoes too little."

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