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aaasa^tti^^riTT.'T-:'^^ ?i-iii,-S;:.-.^.iWrL:-:^ THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1!)33 MASON CITY THKUfi MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 4 I.EE SYNDICATE NEWSrArEII Issued Every weeu Day by the AlASON CITE GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY m-JK! Cut Stale Gtrcti Tcjepbona fto. 3800 P. Looms W. EARL HAIA. ENOCH A. NOREil LLOYD U GEEB - Publisher Managing Editor - - City Editor Advertising Manager MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS--The Associated Press ia exclusively entitled lo the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to tt or not otherwise credited in this paper, and also all local news published herein. son CUy Uio year SUBSCRIPTION KATES and Clear I-ak*, Aiaaon City and Clear 57.00 by tho week , ...,,... OUTSIDE MASON CITS ANW CLKAR -LAKE Per year by carrier .... 47.00 By mail 6 montia f'er week by carrier .... I 16 By mall 3 monlhn Per year by mtli 54.00 By mail l monlii - ODTS1OE 100 RULE ZQNfe t'er year,.... .30.00 BLi -nocLca ...53.00 Threo inonUu. .52. (JU 51. 00 X .60 But tho concessions of tlio ivciik uro the concessions o£ fear. --BUIIKK. IOWA'S MEDICAL COLLEGE part o£ the campaign against the college of medicine at the University of lowu is more inexcusable than the inference being- bandied about that Iowa hasn't a Glass A medical school, or that its standing as such is jeopardized by leaving it at Iowa City. A minority x-eport recently submitted following a study of the indigent patient situation went afield to suggest limiting medical instruction at Iowa City to the first two years of a course, letting the "last two or three be taken elsewhere, for the reason that no city in the state of Iowa, other than Des Moines, has Che environment essential to the clinical years of a Class A medical college." To quote again: "Located at Iowa City and Des Moines, it can be put just wliere the board oE education and the administration of the university would have it, not large but meritorious, and somewhere in the front rank of medical colleges in '· the United States." Intentionally or unintentionally, the makers of this report have been guilty of a gross misrepresentation. Nobody could read what is written without inferring that the college of medicine at the University of Iowa is a second rater. Note that the quoted matter has these phrases, "can be put" and "somewhere in the front rank of medical colleges." There's an unmistakable implication that Iowa's college isn't already "in the front rank." The simple truth is that Iowa has been a Class A medica] college for a long time and is 1 at this moment a Class A school, as .-""wealed by a check-up made by this writer with lue educational · committee of the American Medical tliB past ·week. Moreover, "there'isn't the slightest reason to believe this top-ranking can be jeopardized by anything other than legislative interference, through the medium of curtailed clinical material or circumscribed teaching staff. It is significant in this connection that Dr. Mayo of Rochester should survey the entire field of medical colleges and decide upon Iowa as the training place for a son he wished to have equipped to carry on for him at his famous clinic. The legislature is within its rights, in insisting upon an economical administration of the college of medicine, as well as the other units that make up the University of Iowa. There will be applause for measures which really cut off undeserving beneficiaries from state-financed medical treatment. But there must be a commonsense realization that a great college has been built up at Iowa City with superb plant, equipment and staff ready to serve and do honor to the people of Iowa, No course is open except to maintain this institution at the highest possible standard. received in repayment of policy loans up to Nov. 1. Every this report, which probably would be simulated by other insurance companies, contains its definite note of encouragement. A NEEDED SERMON /"IREAT'BRITAIN was given a sermon by an American living in the American colony in England, which that proud nation will probably not soon forget. Upon receiving a demand for a British income tax, the American wrote a letter to the British ministry saying he would pay upon the same terms and with the same money, thai England is now making paltry payments on its debt to the United States. In his letter, tin; American said, "I am prepared to make a token payment of 10 per cent in silver at 50 cents an ounce." The British ministry lias not yet answered the letter. It was certainly a pertinent criticism of Great Britain's failure to meet definitely fixed payments on a loan which was extended to that country at time of great need. "Deadbeat" is still the word that best describes those nations which let their interest- paying date roll by without so much as a "sorry we can't pay" note to Uncle Sam. OTHER EDITORS Even though there may be a thin disguise, there is present in this situation a manifestation of the capital city's insatiable appetite for more state funds, more of the Iowa taxpayer's dollar. The state house and all of its allied agencies isn't enough. There must be a correction of the error made by early legislatures in not placing every institution at Des Moines. Unless the Des Moines viewpoint, inimical to the university's interest, gains a foothold in the legislature, Iowa is destined to continue on the top rung along with Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Rush and the best medical schools of America. IT LOOKS 'GOOD ATOBODY could read the business report of one large insurance company, for 1933 up to Nov. 1, without feeling that a general pickup of business is definitely under way. To dip into it for a moment: Five thousand more applications had been received than during the same 10 months of 1932 and more applications had been received in 10 months this year than in the entire year of 1932. The number of applications received in 1933 will probably establish an all-time record for the company in question. Settlement option agreements were included in 14,214 policies in the first 10 months of this year as compared to such agreements in 8,709 policies in the entire year 1929. That's a monthly average of 700 a month in 1929 as compared to 1,400 a month this year. New premiums, exclusive of annuities, show an increase of 18.84 per cent over same period of 1932. Kenewal premiums were only 2.68 per cent behind 1932 as of November 1 in spite of bank moratoria, lapses, surrenders, etc. Policy loans a month are now only 30 per cent of what they wore in January and Febrti- nry. Moreover, outstanding policy loans are .000 less in number and $1,128,000 had been SMAT^t, TOWN STUFF Kiwanis Itriiguzlne: The highest compliment ever paid Kiwanis was some big Iwo man's remark that it was small town .stuff. Kiwanis uau bow in humble thankfulness that something like three-quarters of its clubs are in towns of less than 10,001) inhabitant. George Mitchell answers the question "What is the small town?" by saying that it is a place where everybody isn't three months behind on their installments where the offices are filled with native born Americans, where the wild life which slays out all iii belongs to Ihe cat family, where the way of the transgressor is hard, where the traffic cop calls you "Bill' 1 instead of "Hey, you!" where tho editor gels result; if he announces that he is out of potatoes, and where people can tell all about one another by seeing Ihe family wash out on the line. He might have lidded t h a t Die small town is the place where the leaders of the city world are bred am groomed. A list of the big men born ill small towns would take up too much space, but Woolwortli, Do- tterty, Chrysler, Ford, Eastman, Kdison, the Wright brothers, Whitney, McCormick, Franklin, Fulton Morse and Lindbergh are but a few of the well known names of small town people who went to the big city and taught it things it did not know. Will Rogers, Rudy Vallce, Amos and Andy, Ca. Coolidge and President Roosevelt arc others born ant bred in the small town and brought upon "smal town stuff," whatever that is. Al Capone was a city bred man. Why does 50 per cent of America, which consti tutes the small town area, produce 95 per cent of il leaders? What is there about this small town sluf which breeds statesmen, inventors, showmen, mcr chant princes and industrial 'magnates? WHEN IS ILIQUOK NOT LIQUOR? "University ot Iowa Dully lowan: If aii editor of an American newspaper should mount a soap bos an announce to his audience that a cannon' Is not a can non In the United States because the Kellogg' pact out laws war, the general consensus of opinion woul probably be that the editor was "Icidding" his hearers Yet the same newspapers consider it perfectly leg itimate to carry under their liquor advertising a no tiee: "This advertisement is not to be construed as r solicitation in Ihosc slates where advcrlls'ing of liquo is illegal." The reasoning is analagotia. The assiimplion is tha the advertising of hard liquor will have no effect iu dry stales because congress decreed that it shall no be permitted. But. obviously, iu order to eliminate the effect o such advertising, all the readers in dry states wouk have to be blinded to prevent their reading the ads. Some metropolitan papers, a bit more conscientious have done away with the necessity of using such scheme by printing two editions, one to go to we states, with the liquor ads eliminated in the dry atat edition. Perhaps the recent ruling of the attorney general' office that the Reed provision Is unenforceable ' put an end to the need for such childish subterfuge a telling readers that liquor advertising is not liquo advertising when congress says it isn't. ·PROTECT EGGS AND BUTTER Iowa Falls Citizen: Eggs and butter are the Bourc of "bread and butter" money for countless number* of Iowa farm families. They have saved many fam Hies from sacrificing their homes, and others less for tunate from absolute destitution during; the last fe years. They have been the one source of a read cash income, small though it has been, and the middl west should fight to the last ditch for Improvemen in the prjces of these commodities. DAILY SCRAP BOOK Copyright. 1533. by Central Press Association, Inc. ·"·* MENU CHIMPANZEE. ·two APPLE'S, FOUR 'TWO BANANA^, RICE COOUIVER OlU ANP CONDENSED Ml UK ·THE. R.E.AL. H A M E M A X I M ROCK. So L I OUT -THAI' IT \AMU- FLOAcf I hi WAER- FOUND IM -THE. VALLE.V -TEN -THOUSAND SMOKES-ALASKA SOVIET COMMIS5AP, OF FORE.ION RELATIONS, IS OBSERVING have this most, inturcsliug letter about early day brick making in this territory, written by Mrs. L. A. Auckor of Clear Lake in response io an invitation broadcast a few diiys ago in Ihia department: ."My rather, N. \V. Nelson," Mrs. Aucker writes, "operated the first brickyard in Mason City. Perhaps 1 can givo you a. fe\v facts. He u T as working at tho brickyard in Ackley. One dny a salesman said to him, 'tlierc is clay at JUason Oily, wliy dont you Htart a brickyard there?' "So in 187.1 he and Henry Brickson came to Jilasou City and .started the 'Lime Creek Brickyard.' It wa-5 located two miles north ot State street, on the farm now owned by the 'beluga Cement Plant,' Tor the M. and St. t. switch, "Tho 'yard' as it was called in those days, was located cast of the M. and St. .L. track about halC a mile this Hide of tho 'Old Brewery.' "In 187'1 and '75 he operated a small brickyard at Belmoud, then came back to Mason City. "Brick waa made by hand in small wood forms, eight brick in n. form and dried in the sun on long planks. "Brick for the jail, built in 1877, was furnished from this yard and when remodeled years later, was good as ever. "In J.SSO Brickson sold h)3 Intcr- JSS.l brick, was shipped to DIET and HEALTH Dr. Utondunlng cnunot dlHnnoso or give personal noswcrs tt letters from renders. \Vlien questions arc of general tuterest, however, they win be taKca uji, In order, ID ttic dally column. Addresa your queries lo Dr. Iiogan deadening, caro of Trio Globe-Gazelle. Write legibly and not more than 200 words lly LO13SN LXKNDliNlNQ. 51. D." BODY NEEDS HEALTHFUL START iXJTH properly has been called "the decisive age." ·I Much oC any person's future health and happiness depends upon, the start which the body gets at this time. What a person does Lo himself after the age of 30 is not very likely to influence his length of life or health. There are, of course, a few exceptions to this, but not many. Certainly there can be no doubt that the hygiene of youth is more important than the hygiene of any other period of life. In infancy and early childhood the most important ways to insure future health, are, first, to acquire immunity to the infectious diseases which, we can prevent. These are smallpox, diphtheria and typhoid fever, and vaccination against these diseases is the first health rule. Probably the second most important health rule in early life is to insure against any deformities Dr. ClendcninR TOO MUCH FOR JOWA TO PAV Wehsler City Freeman-Journal: The bill declares it to be the public policy that all traffic in intoxicating liquors (beer not included) should be vested in a system of stores owned and operated by the state under a liquor control commission of five with salaries of 53,500 annually, but the liquor control administration would receive from 57,500 to 510,000 per year, which is entirely too much to pay in times like these and is more than the governor gets. of the body. Most important of all in this respect is to prevent the development of rickets. Rickets is a disease exclusively of childhood, ami consists in the lack of proper hardening of the bones due to the deposit of lime sails aiid phosphorus. It this ia not attended lo, the bones may become twisted and misshapen, sometimes to a shocking degree. Bow legs, knock knees, swollen wrists and twisted arms are all possible with the development of rickets. Fortunately, it is an easy disease to prevent. Tile lime salts and phosphorus arc laid down in the bones, due to the action of a substance called vitamin D which is present in certain foods. The average American dietary probably does not contain sufficient vitamin D, and for that reason it is advised that substances which would ordinarily not be part of th diet, such as cod liver oil, halibut liver oil and salmon liver oil be deliberately added to the infantile diet Au artificial form of vitamin D is "Viosterol, which Is a vegetable oil in which vitamin D has been developed by exposure to ultra-violet ray or sunlight. Exposure to sunlight is the natural way in whicl: vitamin D is formed in the body. Rickets is a disease which is noted particularly in the clinics and physicians' offices in the spring. Anc this seasonal incidence Is due to the fact that during the winter months sufficient exposure to sunlight if- likely to be reduced. Therefore, get the children ou in the sun as much as possible. Even on cloudy day? they will get some exposure because "skyline," as i is called on a cloudy day, will have .some power Ii this direction. QUESTIONS FROM HEADERS IT. M.: "What causes my fingernails to wear o f f ? ' Answer; Infection of the nail bed may be fron several sources. One of tho common ones is ringworn infection, the same thing that causes athlete's foot. WOULD l$UJt,D EMBASSY IN MOSCOW T*i Crossc Tribune: None of the nationals with representation at Moscow have yet done the Soviets the honor of building a new embassy, it would be a stroke of strategy, calculated to catch the Russian popular favor, for America to immediately construct a modern and impressive new embassy in Moscow. This, apparently, is what the shrewd Mr. Eullitt hopes lo do America was a little late getting started in Moscow, but wo are making up for lost time and business. GET YOUKSKr.lf A FLYABOUT IM.ANE! New Hampton Tribune: Let's have an airport near New Hampton. The CWA is building them. Two passenger planes -will cost around 5700 or $800 next year. What do you think about it? EDITOR'S MAIL BAG WOULD CLEAR CLARK WITH PRORE CLKAR LAKE, Dec. 20.--It seems to me that the editorials of the Mason City Globe-Gazette and Earl Dean's vote against an investigation of the state insurance department might be doing Ed Clark an injustice. Since Mason City is the home of both Ed Clark and the M, B. A. the rest of the state might gel. the idea that there has been something In the affairs of tlie state insurance department that ISd Clark's friends think had better not be exposed. Wouldn't it he lairer to both Ed Clark and the people of Iowa to welcome an invealigation and not leave such accusations as have been made; by Governor Herrimf and others to go unchallenged. WARREN KISNEK. ONCE OVERS tly J. ·!. M U N H Y ..... YOUR CHILD'S OPINION Have you even thought bow you you children? Do you realize that your children are studying yo 1 and making deductions that may be far from what yo imagine constitutes their impressions of y o u ? With a child's limited vocabulary it might be har lo express in words what he thinks of your motives an your actions. But the thought, the action, and a child's interpre tation are vivid. Parents are very often surprised at how they hav been misunderstood. Sometimes the child's interpretation of the par ents' action is truer than anything that the parent could offer to excuse themselves. And the worst of H is that the false impression of childhood are very oflen lasting. As people grow older they become more and mor sophisticated and less and less able to see the plai unvarnished truth about themselves. Child language may be inadequate, but chiidre instinctively read the parent's mind. They are not critical--they may only accept con ditlons as true. But they do not forget impressions and a-s the grow older, they learn to know the answer to tl things they have observed but could not understan in early years. Be sincere with children--whatever you do--ai: they respect you. (Copyright, JD33, Klnfi Fcaturcn Syndicate, Inc.) SVriptural Thought-- A wicked doer giveth heed lo false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.--Proverbs 17:1. EARLIER DAYS i t l u K 'A DiMy Compilation of IntDimUiig Items from Iho "Ten, Tircnli 1 and M'hlrly Ytars Ago" I'lles of tlio Gtube-Gaietl. DEC. 31, 1808 Hanford MacNider returned this morning from Sostou where he is attending school and will visit ere uulil after the first of the year. Col. Art Rule ha.s returned from Austin where he ·as Saturday acting as a judge in a debating con- est between Austin and Albert Lea high schools. Austin won the debate. Miss Florence E. Kimball, who is teaching in a chool at Hawarden, is expected home Thursday to pend the holidays. Next Sunday evening Fred Clark will give his ration to the Epworlh league. He will give the same oration he delivered at the Cornell contest where he von the medal. Miss Mae Teltord is expected home Thursday from Cherokee, where she is engaged in the city schools, :or a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Telford, during the holiday vacation. DEC. 2J, 1013 Most of the members of the Cerro Gordo County 3ar association met at the Pythian temple last night ':o attend a regular meeting and banrjiiet of the or- janizatlon. Judges Sherwin and J. J. Clark were among- the speakers following the dinner. Mrs. W. \V. DuPre leaves tonight for Chicago vhere she will spend three -\vceks visiting with friends and relatives. Mrs. E. Hiinford, Miss Georgia and Frank leave .his evening for Modesto, Cal., where they will spend .he winter. Miss Rulh Williams of Cornell college, Mt. Vcr- 11011, is in tlie city spending the vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Williams. S. L. Watts and wife leave Monday for Arizona where they will spend two months with their grand- oil, Orin Bryant. Tliey will then go to California to spend the balance of the winter, returning to Mason " y i n April. I) KG. 2 1 , I!I2« Supt. E. A. Gruvcr of Council Bluffs was in tile city today on business. William Tracy, student at Columbia college, has arrived in the city to spend the holidays at the home of his parents at 300 Sixth street northwest. Eddie Anderson, coach at Columbia college at Dubuque, has arrived in the 'city for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Anderson, 718 Pennsylvania avenue northeast. Coining home for the Christmas holidays from the University of Iowa are Edith Rule, Jeanclte Selny, Madeline Donnelly, John A. Senneff, Jr., William Baird, Richard Romey, Charles McConnell, John Dibble and Adolpli Rosel; from Notre Dame come Louis Franke, Charles and Harold Casey and Leslie Davey; Cornell college, Winifred Van Ness and Leo Alstott; Iowa State Teachers college, Lawrence Boeyc; Grinnell, Roger and Willis Patton; Towa State, Russell and Harlan Girton; Drake, Marian Killmer; Minnesota, George and Abbott Wolf and Bonnie Feldman; Coe, Hilma Richardson and Dale McElroy; Wisconsin, Carl Wright; Rockford college, Ardis Fricsncr; North, western university, Elizabeth Martin. cst. "In Osagc, Nortlnvc'od, Garner, Algona, .Sheldon and Hanborn. In 1S82 about ·100,000 brick was turned out. "In 1880 father moved to Mason Cily and started the 'Mason Cily Brick and Tile Manufacturing company' and operated there five years. Tho first machinery was bought about 18S8. Ed Barr became a partner and later O. T. Deuison bought Hie plant. "In 1891 he again made brick at Uio 'Lime Creek Brickyard.' The lust brick from this 'yard' was made for the M. E. church." bow three limes with folded in complete humility before the shrine of journalistic greatness as I volunteer n suggestion that the incomparable Walter Lippman sinned against grammar In Ihe following Irom one of his recent syndicated articles: "Had there been no communist dictatorship, there would inevitably have had to have been a military dictatorship, etc." IE this isn't a better statement of what he had in mind, I'll just have to admit I was absent the day they took up grammar: "Had there been no communist dictatorship, there inevitably would have had to be a military dictatorship, etc." It's going to break Walt's heart to learn that his claim upon journalistic perfection has been disputed in even a minor way. believe most motorists will agreo safety in night driving' demands good hend- lights. This is especially true during winter months when snow, rain and fog. added to darkness, moke visibility particularly low, This means headlighls must bo strong enough but not glaring, and they must ber p r o p e r l y ' focused. The Onc-TEycd Cyclops of Homeric mythology waa no more vicious than tho one eyed auto on the highway. The vibration oC your car easily changes Ihe tilt and focal adjustment of your lights and may loosen, the lamps. Test your lights fre- iucnlly. Turn them ou at night ami then walk down tho road 50 or 75 feel. Turn around and look at yuui' lights, then ask yourself, frankly, how you would like lo meet Lhem on the highway. If Ihcy glare, if one- is stronger than tbe other, or if they are too dim to light adequately tlio roadway, something Is wrong. And here's a point. Always carry a spare bulb with you so that if 0110 burns out you can replace it without subjecting yourself or others tcr danger. take oft my hat to the pur- son who conceived the idea of using men at the downtown intersections as tralfiu patrol officers during the holiday They're doing a f 1710 job, performing like veterans, ou the job. And traffic is being moved as it never was and never will be with automatic signals. After all, there's uo substitute for human Intelligence. T'vo heard no complaints and many coni- plimenls for the manner in which tho job is being' handled by Uicse workers. As a "made work" pm- ject, I'd place this near the head oP the list. Q . JK^t, received the .suggestion fronx WM*C. C. that employing men lo ^^^ sweep sand from sidewalks a f t e r the ice has melted following sleet storms would have more In commend it than many forma of "made work" that are being resorted lo Iheso days. His own experience has been that the Httle pebnlttK find their way into his shoes. Iji my own case, the crunching nt thrv sand under my feet is a principal objection. -- o-- Ijg,. CEiu't resist asking readers jKjE'of: this department just onr. Q^" lime more: HAVE YOU DONE YOUR PART TO INSURE AGAINST A CHEF.RUF.SS CHRISTMAS IN SOME M A S O N CITY HOME? --o-suggest that in ranking the season's best jokes, there bo due regard for a newspaper's designation of a downtown Des Moliies store as "in the loop." Chicago papers, please note. Somebody's stealing your stuff! TODAY IN HISTORY \1SI~, THIS VllKK SEHVICE Answers to q.iic«l1ons printed liere cacti day an* KpeclmcnB picked Croni the mass or Imnirlc:! liamlled l»y our «reat I n f o r m a t i o n bureau maintained 1" \Vkali- I n K t o n , IX C. This valuable service is for the free use ot Hie public. Ask nny quo.*; t ion »t fact you mny van I lo (mow H nd »;ct an Immediate reply. \Vrit« p l a i n l y untl Lncloac :i cents Hi colo or slnmpn for return postage. Do not use postcards. Address IhR mnnc-Gazcltn 3n- lormtntton Hurrim, ITrctlcrlc J. Ilaskln, U l r o u t o r , Washington, U, C. DEC. -'1 TS'ntahles Born This Date--Jean Henri Fabre, born 1823, Homer of the insects. Originally a physicist and mathematician, he became the most celebrated o f - e n - tomologists, produced the classic, 10 volumcd "Souvenirs Entomologiques" which has been converted in part into best sellers in English--"Life and Love of tbe Insect," etc. * * Benjamin Disraeli, born ISIM, great English-Jewish novelist, premier and empire builder. * * Jean Racine, born 1639, French dramatist. * * James Edward Oglethorpe, born 1698, "father" of Georgia. He projected OIL- colony in America as an asylum for persecuted Protestants of Germany and other continental countries and English debt prisoners, founded .Savannah when he was 35, introduced tenets of Methodism's founders in America, was asked to lead British army against the colonists in the Revolution and refused. * 'Albert Payson Tcrhune, born 1872, author and dog fancier. JB20--Some of the Pilgrims landed at what Is now the first permanent Plymouth, Mass., to establish settlement In New England. · · · 1716--Benjamin Franklin, aged 70, arrived in Paris with the illegitimate son of bis illegitimate son, as first U. S. ambassador. 188SI--So called la grippe, probably influenza, was discovered to Iiave invaded the U. S. after reappearing in Bokhara in epidemic proportions for the first lime in years and sweeping across Asia and Europe in eiglit months. TB22--One h u n d r e d eighty-two d i f f e r e n t nationalities speaking !I49 different languages and tlialccLs, inhabiting 3ti autonomous or semi-independent republics and areas, formed the Unlou of Soviet Socialisl republics in tho world's largest continuous country (three times the size of the U. S. A.) How (Ines Impnrbiliou of lumber In this country compare with exportation? A. Ij. Imports In 1931, 758,154,000 feet board measure; exports, 1,770,058,000. Why Is the science of coins called immi.-mmtlcH'.' S. l. From Latin numigma, a coin. How does a person qualify for tho SO (lavs grace period In liomealeiid- hig? J. K. At least SO days of war service is required for an Individual to qualify for the 30 days grace period in homestead settlement. The onl." exception is in the case of a veteran whose disability was acquired in war service, and who for that reason was discharged and did not serve 9t days. What city Is The City of Elms',' F,. C. New HavcD, Conn., because of the magnificent elms planted there more than 100 years ago. Ho\v niany government, agencies twice tlio statistics? G. S. A government pamphlet, "Guidi to Original Sources for tbe Majoi Statistical Activities," lists 65 nucl sources. What salaries paid the. prosldcn of the stock exchange and thn c.url exchange? C. K. Both serve without pay. Aro any rail husus In use in U. S. S. M. A railcarbus has been manufac lured for the Hillaboro and North eastern railway and will .supplan steam power on thift Wiscnn.fin rail road. The unit consists oC a powe ear In which pa.wngcrs, mail am express will be carried and a traile for freight. The design is similar ti that of larger buses used so widely Who v»nn the peace hymn prlz o f f e r e d by this I-ciigue of Nation association'.' W. ('. The poem given first was Jose phinc Daskam Bacon's Hymn for th Nations. Rosalie I l i c k l c r of Wnl tharn, Mas.s., won second. Flow 1'uiK" "rt" was A r t h u r , l)uk' of Connitijght, given 11 tlikf by Ca mvdhiii Inilliuis'.' \V. C. On Ihe visit, of Prince Ar-i Ihiir to Canada, in 186'J, he Iven the title, "Chief of the Six ·falions." Glvu biography of Juitics Joyce, r. M. Born in Dublin Feb. \, 18SG, and ducaled ILL Clongowes Wood cul- ege. Belvedere college, and nt Unt- /crsity college, Dublin. His first lUblishc-M work was a mnall volume; lyrics, Chamlwr Music Oi)Q7). 3ubliners followed in 1011, and in !H6, a novel, A Portrait of the Artst us a. Young Man. In 1822 ap- learcd the fruit of his work between. 91-t and 1921, Ulysses, published in 'aris. For whom \vas Lincoln county, vy., named? M. It. For Gen. Benjamin Lincoln, of- icer in the Revolutionary war. r. Wiiere was the poet, Milton, burTM ed? U. M. In the Church of St. Giles, Crip-i [ilegate, London. On what date in our calendar dnrn :ho next Chinese New Year come'." V. S. Feb. 14, 1934. How deep i« the Grand canal in Venire? H. J. Average, 37 feet. Is It advlsulilo to almkc a. hooked rug when Iryiug to clean it.? T. ]M. Kooked rugs and how to make them says "never shake H. hooked rug." The author explains that when rugs are shaken there is a strain or» the fiber at the point where tho rii^- held, and is apt to bo torn to pieces by its own weight. AUNT HET By Robert Quillen "Maybe men are braver'n women, but ever' iium I know locks Llic up more carefully whnn h i p v;iEc is away for i b o 7iighl."

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