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NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI NfWSPAFIR THAT MAJCCS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIICHIORS" H O M E E D I T I O N VOL. XLI FIVE CENTS X COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlHJt SERVICE MASON CITY, IOWA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO. 301 Our System Undermined (jlass, Douglas and Hoover Agree on New Deal. By NICHOLAS ROOSEVELT WASHINGTON, Sept. 30.--When Senator Carter Glass, Lewis Douglas, Herbert Hoover and the supreme court of the United States are all in accord that the new deal is trying to effect drastic changes in the American form of government it is futile to pretend that this is not so. It is therefore pertinent to inquire what these changes are and whether they are desirable -- l e t a l o n e whether they are constitutional. What should the republican policy be with respect to them? U n d e r 1 y ing most of the new deal acts is the paternalistic central Nicholas Roosevelt. theory of a government. Under this theory power is to be concentrated in the hands of the president at the expense not only of the state but of congress. Insofar as the supreme court can nullify this process many new dealers wish to see the courts' right to interpret the constitution curtailed. Would Change System. In short, new dealers are seeking to discard the carefully developed system of checks and balances which is the product of 150 years of American political experience based on centuries of Anglo-Saxon background. They want a strongly centralized government in place of the the loosely knit federal system which we have not developed. "Why not make such a change?" say many people in good faith. New economic and social conditions, they tell us, demand new political methods. The answer is, in the first place that the mere assertion tf the . premise that new conditions demand new political machinery does not necessarily mean that our pre-1932 political system is outmoded. Even were it to be proved that new machinery is needed it is essential to examine what the new deal program offers in place of what we had and then to see what we would have to give up in exchange for the supposed benefits of the new system. Give Away Rights. If a paternalistic government is to be established in the United (Turn to T»«f 3, Column 2 ) MANLEY TRIAL WITNESS MISSING Wolfe Appointed Local Chief of Police EIGHT DEAD IN TENEMENT FIRE Owner of Grocery on First Flooj^of Building Held for Questioning. CHICAGO, Sept. 30. (/T)--Eight persons, four of them the children of one family, were killed today in a fire and explosion which gutted a three story tenement building on the west side. Eight others were injured. The four v i c t i m s in one family were Daniel and Pasquclina Cappola, 10 year old twins, and t h e i r brothers, Philip, 4, and Ralph, 12. Frank Vitale, owner of a grocery on the first floor of the building, was taken to the Maxwell street police station to be questioned concerning the blaze by Fire Attorney Thomas J. Sheenan and Police Capt. John Norton. A basement explosion which preceded the fire blew out the northwest corner of the structure, blew out all the windows and weakened the floors and ceilings. Flames then swept through the interior of the building, trapping the 20 sleeping occupants of the building. 77*2 Weather FORECAST I O W A : Generally f u l r Monday night atitl Tuesday. Cooler Monday night w i t h frost in northwest portion. Cooler east anrt south nrens Tuesday. MINNESOTA: Generally f»ir Monday night and Tuesday; much cooler, with heavy to killing frost Monday night; rifling lempcrature in northwest Tuesday. IN MASON CITY Globe-Gazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m. Monday: Maximum Sunday 61 Minimum in night 4H At 8 A. M. Monday 58 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a. m. Sunday. Maximum Saturday "I M i n i m u m In Night .tfl At R A. M. Sunday 48 It appears that'.September wil come to a close without a killing frost. PRESIDENT SAYS INDUSTRY MUST SPEED UP HIRING Proposes Nevada Power Line at Dedication of Boulder Dam. BOULDER CITX, Nev., Sept. 30. (/PJ--On the site of Boulder dam. built here with $165,000,000 government funds, President Roosevelt told private industry today it must take over more rapidly the finding of jobs for America's unemployed. In dedicating the huge power, flood control and irrigation dam on turbulent Colorado river, the president cited it as an example of useful government work, but declared federal projects were desirable chiefly to "throw in the clutch and start the wheels." Mr. Roosevelt said: Signs of Effect. "It is a simple fact that government spending is already beginning o show definite signs of i.ta effect n consumer spending; that the put- ing of people to work by the gov- rnment has put other people to vork through private employment, nd that in two years and a half ve have come to the point where trivate industry must bear the prin- ipal responsibility of keeping the irocesses of greater employment moving forward with accelerated speed." Mr. Roosevelt declared the public vorks expenditures by the federal and lesser branches of government had left the credit of government 'stronger and safer than at any ime in the past six years." He proposed a state power line torn this project as a "yardstick" o measure the cost of power hroughout the United States. Discusses "Vardstick." In discussing the power "yard- itick," Mr. Roosevelt stated: "It is my belief that the government should proceed to lay down the rst yardstick from this great )ower plant in the form of a state ower line, assisted in its financing jy the government, and tapping the vonderful natural resources of southern Nevada." The president strongly defended the countless other federal projects of smaller nature now underway hrough the rapid fire jobs making works progress administration. Pointing to the vast use of Boulder dam in preventing floods, irri- ating soil and providing power, he asked, "Can we say that a five foot Brushwood dam across the headwaters of an arroyo, and costing only a millionth part of Boulder dam, is an undesirable project or a .vaste of money ?" On Safer Basis. "With it all," he continued, "with work proceeding in every one of the morn than three thousand counties in the United States, the actual credit of government agencies is on a stronger and safer basis than at any time in the past six years. Many states have actually improved their financial position in the past two years. Municipal tax receipt? are being paid when the taxes fal! due and tax arrearages are steadily declining." Proudly detailing the far reaching purpose of h u m a n benefit hoped for from the new dam, Mr Roosevelt reiterated his determination to complete similar undertakings in the other three corners of the country--the Tennessee valley experiment already underway in the southeast; the grand Coulee dam project nearing completion in the northwest, and the proposed St Lawrence waterways development although he did not specify the lat ter three proposals. Fnur Great Units. "Today marks," he said, "the offi eial completion and dedication o Highlights of Talk by Roosevelt BOULDER DAM, Nev., Sept. 30. /P)--Highlights of President Roosevelt's speech today dedicating Boulder dam: "The actual credit of government agencies is on a stronger and safer basis than at any time in the past six years." "Government spending is already beginning to show definite signs of its effect on consumer spending." "The putting of people to work by the government has put other people to work ment." through private employ- "x x x Private industry must bear the principal responsibility of keeping the processes of greater employment moving forward with accelerated speed." "x x x The government should proceed to lay down the first yardsticks from this great power plant n the form of a state power line, assisted in its financing by the government." "The people of the United States are proud of Boulder dam. x x x And must surely recognize that the national benefits which will be derived from the completion of this roject will make tncmselves felt in every state." "This is an engineering victory of Ihe first order--another great achievement'of American resourcefulness, skill and determination." "Throughout our national history we have had a great program of public improvements, and in these Lwo years all that we have done has been to accelerate that program." "Can we say that a five foot brush dam across the headwaters of an arroyo, and costing only a millionth part of Boulder clam, is an undesirale project or a waste of money?" "We have helped mankind by the works themselves, am! at the same time, we have created the necessary purchasing power to throw in the clutch to start the wheels of what we call private industry." ICKES DEFENDS CHANGING NAME Says Boulder Dam Too Vast Project to "Carry Name of Living Man." BOULDER CITY. Sept. 30. /P-Secretary Ickes, presiding at the dedication of Boulder dam today, defended changing the name from "Hoover dam" on the contention it was too vast a project to "carry the name of any living man." He gave major credit for pushing through the project to Senator Hiram Johnson of California. "It. has been well said," Ickcs stated, "that if this dam should bear the name of any living person, then it should be christened Johnson dam. "I may say, however, that Senator Johnson shares the belief that this great engineering achievement s-hould not carry the name of any living man b u t , on the contrary, should be baptised with a designation a.s bold and characteristic and imagination stirring as the dam it- LINER GROUNDED OFF JAMAICA IN WAKE OF STORM Bermuda Alarmed as It Awaits Approaching Hurricane. MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 30. /T)--Bermuda, British island playground of the wealthy, today was alarmed as a tropical hurricane approached after devastating Bimini without loss of life. Bermuda expected the storm to strike--or skirt the islands--early tonight. The Rotterdam, of the Holland- American line, waa aground with approximately 450 passengers and a crew of 526, on a reef 60 miles southeast of Kingston, 'Jamaica, in the wake of the Caribbean storm. Enroute to New York. The liner was enroule back to New York after a cruise to the Virgin Islands and to La Guayra in Venezuela. Captain J. Van Dulken, veteran master of the Rotterdam, reported all was calm aboard as the British steamer Ariguani stood by to take off passengers. There was no fear for the safety of those on board. First efforts to float the liner were unsuccessful. The liner's offices in New York said the reason for the grounding of the Rotterdam was not known there,.Jt first ,.was thought the, ship might have been blown into Morant Cays by the storm. . . Message to Governor. A message to Acting Governor J. H. Jarrett of the Bahamas--British possessions--said: "Bimini devastated. No casualties. Many inhabitants homeless. Commissioner's residence destroyed. All wharves gone. Wireless completely destroyed." Bimini is a tiny coral island 45 mils east of Miami. It was an oasis for thirsty Americans during prohibition. There are 630 persons living there, most of whom are engaged in fishing for a livlihood. A relief party headed by Governor Jarrett made ready to fly from Nassau to Bimini. Doctors and engineers were to go there also to survey the damage and start reconstruction. 2 Dead In Jamaica. The storm left two dead in Jamaica and some 30 in Cuba as it whipped into those islands last Friday night and Saturday, barely changing its course to miss. Florida's east coast. The British cruiser Danae reported to Kingston, Jamaica, the storm had caused much damage to the Cayman islands but there waa no loss of life. The Cayman islands are northwest of Jamaica. James Laughead, As.socialec Press staff photographer who flew lo B i m i n i this morning, reportct ibout 715 per cent of the 325 house." there destroyed but the i n h a b i t a n t s were calm and cheerful. Karpis Under Suspicion in Raid on Bank CHICAGO, Sept. 30. (.T)--Four men and a woman were wounded, :wo critically, when seven gunmen were driven off by tear gas in an attempted robbery today at the University State bank on the south side. Seriously injured were William Fleming, 58, bank guard, who was shot twice In the chest, and Mrs. Dorothy Gregory, 29, a bank customer, "in whose spine a bullet lodged after striking her in the right hip. Thome Deuel, 45, a University of Chicago research department professor, and Carl Ruether, 40, a paper manufacturer, both bystanders, were shot in the righ ankle and leg. When a police sergeant attempted to flag down the fleeing gunmen about 5 miles from the bank they exchanged shots with him, wounding Chester White, 23, Negro. Scnr on Jtight Cheek. Led by a man who police said bore a scar on his right cheek and might have been Alvin Karpis, public enemy No. 1, said to have a similar disfigurement, three of the gunmen invaded the bank while four others waited outside. Miss Astrid Olson, a teller, stepped on a tear gas release and Fleming reached for his pistol. Fleming, shot in the first volley, continued to exchange shoes with the gunmen. The three customers fell wounded. Blinded by the tear gas, the gunmen fled. Six miles northwest of the bank they curbed the car of police Sergt. Maurice Flynn, who said their car was accompanied by a second automobile, bearing Texas license : plates, in- which- a woman and a small boy rode. Draws His Revolver. Flynn drew his revolver and the gunmen fled. He chased them and they opened fire. He returned the shots and White, a bystander, waa wounded. The gunmen distanced Flynn, who returned and took White to a hospital. Flynn's car was riddled with 20 bullet holes. Police at first believed "Midget" Fcrnekes. desperado who recently escaped from the old prison at Joliet, might have led the raid but named Karpis as a more likely suspect when they obtained a description of the leader from witnesses. Informed that police believed Karpis might have been in J.he gang which raided the bank today, Murray Ladd, chief of the Chicago investigation bureau of the department of justice, said Karpis hnd no scar on his cheek. New Police Chief Body of Iowa Man Found Pinned Under Wreckage of His Car BRUNSVILLE^Sept. 30. /VJ-- A searching party early today found the body of Will Pecks, 4. r year old Brunsville lumber yard worker, pinned beneath the wreckage of his automobile in a river bed north of here. Friends organized a searching party when Pecks failed lo return home last night. His ear plunged off the bridge, but the. cause of the ao Boulder d a m , the first of four grca government regional u n i t s . This is an engineering victory of the first of A m e r i c a n resourcefulness, skill! and determination." 1 The president recalled that Senator Johnson of California, and Phil Swing, former representative from California, started the legislation which made the dam possible and . - ... .. , __ i. n v- lit I U C . C - , MM i* Y.HT; ^mtnt: 4 1 1 i nt' rx* «elf. Wei, may he regard Boulder c i d c n t t d c t c r m i n e d . He wag dam as the greatest achievement in a ] r ) n e his productive life as a statesman." 1 A f t e r the victory of Senator Johnson for Boulder dam in congress ami the w o r k had been s t a r t ed, the dam was called Hoover dam in honor of Herbert Hoover who was then president. The change back to Boulder tlam a f t e r Ickes became secretary of the Interior caused much discussion over the nation. related the hopes for which the structure was built to harness the I r^ turbulent Colorado and provide I f\OOSeVe power, prevent floods and make ! possible future homesteads. ROOSEVELT DENIES TAX BOOSTS TO BF. NEE1ED WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. '.P-- Presidenl Roosevelt told the nation, In a report published today, that federal deficits will not be as large as originally estimated anrt that his critics are wrong when they say (Turn P»«f 4 ) It Criticized by Reno CHICAGO, Sept. 30. /P--Milo Reno of Des Moines, president of the National Farmers' Holiday association, in an address criticized statements of President Roosevelt's Fremont, Nebr., address. He contended an effort was made to mislead people as to actual f a r m conditions. Japanese Officer and 13 S o l d i e r s Killed in Bandits' Ambush TOKIO, Sept. 30. /7'i The newspaper Asahi reported torlay t h a t a Japanese lieutenant and 13 soldiers had been killed, and four wounded, when 300 bandits ambushed a small Japanese column along the Sungari river, southeast of Yughukuo on the Harbin-Hsinking railway. The report said Japanese reinforcements had been rushed to the scene. Stroke Fatal to Mulligan. FORT DODGE, Sept. 30. i/P--A stroke of apoplexy, suffered last Friday resulted In the death of Thomas Halligan, 81. lifelong resident of Webster county. JUDGE READY TO ASSIGN TRIALS Reports of Legal Jockeying Heard as Graft Inquiry Nears Showdown. SIOUX CITY, Sept. r0. (/!' Reports of legal jockeying ran thoir course at the courthouse hero today and most persistent was the prediction that the s t a t e will ask c o n t i n u - ance of trials for all the d e f e n d a n t s indicted by the Woodbury county "graft" grand jury. During most of the m o r n i n g , District Judge W. W. Scott conferred with attorneys representing various defendants. Atty. Gen. Edward L. O'Connor appeared to renew his request for an immediate hearing. He was accompanied by his attorneys, Fred Free of Sioux City and T. E. Diamond of Sheldon. Lou Salinger, Carroll attorney, was present, representing 1 Waller Ma Icy, O'Connor's first assistant. Judge Scott was expected to t a k e the bench for assignment of trials latfr this afternoon. The Iowa supreme court assigned Scott, whose home is in Davenport, as an extra Woodbury county district, court judge on request of H Sioux City attorneys who declared a n o t h e r judge wan needed because the docket was crowded by the indictments returned by the "graft" grand j u r y . Favors Trial First. The judge last week informed Woodbury County Atty. M. E. Rawllngfl that the court would be ready to assign the "graft" cases today and start trial immediately thereafter. He indicated he favored trial of O'Connor first, declaring he is "entitled to consideration," as Iowa's principal law enforcement official. O'Connor Is No. 1 defendant on the list of more than two score persons indicted by the grand jury yet to he tried on a variety of charges. He is accused of conspiring w i t h his first assistant, Walter Maley, and PATTON RESIGNS AND GETS MONTH ABSENCE LEAVE Night Captain Advanced After Working Up From Ranks. Night Captain Harold K. Wolfe was appointed new chief of police by City Manager Herbert T. Barclay, upon resignation of Chief E. J. Patton Monday noon. Captain Wolfe's appointment was to become effective at midnight Oct. 1. Chief Patton, who was elected president of the Iowa association of Chiefs of Police at Cedar Rapids recently, made his resignation to be effective Nov. 1. HD had no statement to make at present, but said that he may give out his plans a "little later." Given Month's Leave. In accepting Chief Patton's resignation, City Manager Herbert T. Barclay said that the former chief would be given a month's leave of absence as an accumulative vacation due him for the period he has been in office and that the leave of absence would be effective nt midnight. Chief Patton has been Mason City's chief of police for the past two and one-half years, receiving his appointment April 20, 1933, from the former City Manager E, H. C.rtH foot. M't\ Patton if ondw~6a""~Chiof Frank Sanford in office, From 1923 until 1927 he was commissioner of public safety here following a service of 17 years as engineer for the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul and Pacific railroad. Appointed by Kock. Captain Wolfe has been with the force since J u l y 15, 1920, when he received his a p p o i n t m e n t from the then acting Police Chief Tom Lock For six months Officer Wolfe drove the patrol wagon and then was given a regular beat as patrolman from which he finally went into work as plain clothes man and then received his appointment as nlghi captain In February, 31)29. For the past six and one-half years he has served in this capacity. In making the appointment City Manager Barclay said ho bcllcvec he had "a good man who has work ed his way up in the force am knows the men and the job and wil receive the hest of co-operation.' Although Captain Wolfe was born at Cedar Rapkls, J a n . 2, 1809, he has resided in Mason City since he was 31 yearn of age. To Build Department. "F Intend to put the d e p a r t m e n t on a par w i t h the best, in the n o u n try, as n e a r l y as it is possible," said C a p l n i n Wolfe when i n f o r m e d of HAKOLD E. WOLFK MELVIN PURVIS DENIES PROMISE Dillinger "Woman in Red" Says She Was Not to Be Deported. CHICAGO, Sept. 30. (M--Melvin H. Purvis, former chief of the department of justice in Chicago, denied today that he had promlsca Mrs. Anna Sage, "the woman in red," Immunity from deportation in return for information that led to the slaying of John Dllllnger. Pwrviit' denial was made to United States District Attorney Michael Ijfpe and his assistant, Austin Hall The former "G" man was closeted with I^be and Hall for more than an hour, presumably mapping out plans to fight Mrs. Sage's effort* to avoid deportation to Roumania. Deportation Held Up. Her deportation, scheduled for last Saturday, was held up by a writ of habeas corpus Issued by Federal Judge John P. Barnes. Mrs Sage was under order today to ap pear in court Thursday for a hear Ing. After the- conference Purvis was served with a subpoena to appea at the habeas corpus hearing. Pro viously he had conferred for a few mlnotcs with Judge Barnes In chambers. Decline* to Talk. Purvis declined to tulk for puhli cation, hut it waa reported thai h informed the authorities that he ha notified J. Edgar Hoover, director o the federal bureau of Investigation of the part played by Mrs. Sage ir the Dilllnger affair, and had recom mended that proper representation be mnde to the department of labor "My conscience Is clear," was th only statement Purvis would give t interviewers. his a p p o i n t m e n t . "i know T will have I he. h e a r t y co-operntion of my men toward the boHer-rcni!, of the d e p a r t m e n t , niul II. is my Rim to try for the highest, degree of cfficicn- ey." The now chief was informed of his a p p o i n t m e n t at his home, 410 Madison avenue northwest, where he refrained from discussing any plans he might have in view upon t a k i n g office. Voters of Memel Go to Polls Again Under Heavy Police Guarc MKMKL, Sept. 30. (/PJ--A crowd of puzzled, irritable voters gathered today at polling stations under heavy police guard for the second day of the election between German and Lithuanian candidates for the Mcmel territory's diet. The extension of the elections followed a breakdown of the arrangements yesterday when the complicated voting procedure prevented an estimated 40 per cent of the populace from casting ballots. STATE GRANTED CONTINUANCETM HUNT MERCURIO lury of 7 Women and 5 Men Cbosen to Hear Liquor Case. DES MOINES, Sept. 30. CSV-Dis rlcl Judge Russell Jordan granted i continuance of the trial of Bernard E. Manley this afternoon to 0 a. m. tomorrow when the state's ey witness, Mike Mercurlo, failed :o answer a subpena. Continuance was asked by Coun,y Attorney Carl Burkman. Judge Jordan said that if Mercurio did not appear; tomorrow, he ivould require the state, to continue vlth presentation of Its other witnesses and that "If the evidence waa nsufflcient he could act according- y-" No Other Witness. County Attorney Carl Burkman, n asking for the continuance, said 'I know of no other witness (except Mercurlo) by which the matters referred to In the indictment can be proved." Manley w*s Indicted on a charge of violating the state liquor law by selling 20,000 state liquor seals to Mercuric. A transcript of Mercurio's testimony before tfce grand jury related details of the alleged John A. Senneff, Mason City, attorney for Manley. objected to continuing the trial. Senneff argued the case had been set for trial "week before last" but that the subpeaa had not been served on Mercuric until yesterday, and as»erted that "If the testimony as in the Indictment is presented it wiU.not be autflcient to merit conviction." Cite* Criminal Record Senneff cited what he said was M«ronrio's criminal record in Nebraska and Illinois. Judge Jordan admitted the alleged record'despite objections by Burkman. . ;.. Senneff «aid Mercurio waa sentenced to the Industrial school at Kearney, Nebr., In 1919, was sen- tnceil to 22 yaars in the Nebraska state penitentiary for stealing; an automobile, was sentenced to the state ponltentlary in Illinois on "a similar charge in 1927, fined-*230 on a liquor law violation In the federal court at DCS Moines in 1930 and was sentenced to 18 months at Peoria, m., on illegal possession. Senneff alao stated Mercurio at present was out on a $ 1,000 bond on n liquor violation charge: Nothing: In Affidavit. Senneff alno asserted there was nothing in the affidavit of Mercurio that the county attorney believed the state's main witness was telling the truth. "And with such a record as that it Is no wonder the county attorney would not attempt to make such a statement," he declared. Senneff also protested continuation on the grounds that he had with him six character witnesses subpcnaed from Mason City. These were Mrs. A. L. Rule, Judge Joseph I. Clark. Herman M. Knudson Varies H. Barber, William L. Dib- (Turn In 3, colnm* A) Halle Selassie Prepared to Call 2 Million Troops By JAMES E. MILLS Associated Trcs* Foreign S t u f f . A D D I S A B A B A , Sept. 30. (.'Ti Emperor H a l l e Selassie was pre pared tonight to call for a general j mobilization of a p p r o x i m a t e l y 2,300,000 f i g h t i n g men. All that remained in the way of such action waa to determine from his representatives in Geneva whether the League of Nations would fail In efforts to prevent an Italian attack. The government was kept busy iFSiilng official denials of unfounded rumors. Rumor* Are Denied. Among the rumors denied was that the general mobilization would be Tuesday or Wednesday, that Italy had begun hostilities in the north, that Italian aviators were flying d a i l y over Ethiopian territory and that two shipments of Japanese munitions had arrived. An adviser to the king of kings asserted that if necessary 2,000,000 E t h i o p i a n w a r r i o r s would soon he marching. No d e f i n i t e d a t e was set fnr the general mobilization, however, ami authorities said it was conceivable the proclamation might even he withheld if the League of Nations or the Ethiopian delegation to Geneva advised such action. "Time Has Come." Calling the League of Nations' attention to the "Increasing gravity of Italian aggression," Halle Selassie said In his telegram to Geneva: ouioo ST?H ouiji be failing in our duty If we longer delayed general mobilization." One of his principal counselors said, "we cannot protect our frontiers against possible sudden invasion and at the same time refrain from mobilization. Common prudence compels us to be alert. Here, war appears inevitable and immen- ent. There is a point beyond which (Turn tit puce 3, enlwnti ble and W. Karl Hall. Manley's attorney also asserted the liquor commission chairman would testify he never had seen (Turn In p*K« 3, column ·) The Correct Word Thousands of careless expressions are strewn in every path of life --to ensnare the unwary. Each is a mark of slovenly thinking. What, for example, is "an actual fact?" If a statement presents a fact, that is all that may be said for it. An "actual fact" is merely a bovine cow. The "New Word Book" available through our Washington Information bureau lists more than 3,000 everyday words commonly misspelled, mispronounced or used incorrectly. A copy will be mailed to your home as a special service of Mason City Globe-Gazette. Incloae 10 cents to cover cost, postage and handling. Use coupon. The Mason City Globe-Gaaette, Information bureau, Frederic J. HasKin. director, Washington, D. C. I inclose 10 cent« in coin ( c a r c f u l l v wrapped) for tte "Word Booklet." Name Street City State (Mai! to Washington. D- C.)

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