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FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THREE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE A LKE SVNDH'ATE NEWSPAPER Issued Every Week Day by the MASON CITY GLOBK-GAfcErrE COMPANY 321-123 East State street Telephone No. 8800 LEE P. LOOM1S W. EARL HALL ENOCH A. NOREM LLOVD 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 KATES Mason City and Clear Lake, by the year ............ $7.00 by the week OUTSIDE MASON CITV AND CLEAR LAKE Per year by carrier ____ $7.0y By mall G months Per tvcek by carrier ____ 5 .10 By ma'.! 3 months .. Per year by mall ...... $4.00 By mall 1 month OUTSIDE 100 MILE ZONE Per year ...... 5G.OO Six months. . .53.00 Three months. -SI. nit Mason ciiy and Clear LaKe. . ..... 5 .13 . . 52. (JO ... $1.1)0 5 .50 The fickleness of the woman I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.--BKKNARD SHAW A PROBLEM OF RADIO rpHE Globe-Gazette is in receipt of a sheaf of litera- · *· ture from some religious association in which violent protest is made against the refusal of many radio 'stations to sell time to the organization. That the lectures, addresses, sermons--whatever they are--const! ·tute an affront to the thousands of different religious : viewpoints is the claim made by the radio authorities. The complaint went to the federal radio commis- ,sion and the commission in its reply disavowed any direct jurisdiction over the matter in question. The organization, however, came back with the claim that the commission, by indirect methods, through questionnaires, had injected its influence into the situation. Strange as it may seem, we are in sympathy with the individual radio stations which decline to make their facilities available for that which is distasteful to a considerable part of its public. Newspapers regard this as an "inalienable right." One wishes he could be sure that the radio stations are doing it voluntarily rather than from fear or dictation. Perhaps the most interesting thing in this whole dispute is tucked away in this little paragraph out of the radio commission's letter defending- its course: "Under Section 29 of the radio act, the commission is forbidden to censor programs. It is only when stations have applications for renewal of their licenses pending or when other applicants apply for facilities used by existing stations that the commission, in the public interest, convenience or necessity is permitted to judge the nature and character of the programs broadcast by stations in order to pass upon the question of public interest." While there are restrictions which prevent immediate action against a radio station, the commission clearly can determine the fate of any station over a period of years. So long as this is so, the radio will continue to be an instrument of power for the party in power. There 'are reasons for believing that the public has "; recognized rather clearly that the power to license j newspapers/sought Jy some-.of. President Roosevelt's "· underlings would nave led to ; exactly the place it has led to in, tie case of the radio. Witli freedom of the press no longer existent, America's traditional freedom of speech would be leaning on a broken reed. SPARE THAT TREE! mHE Clinton Herald in an editorial recently directed attention to a problem which should have the most earnest consideration of all who believe that this generation has some fixed responsibilities and obligations to the generations which are to come. The editorial was headed "The Denuding of Iowa" and follows in its entirety: "During the last three winters of economic difficulties lowans have turned back to the fuel of their grandfathers and the toll has been great in the woodlots. "Everywhere one looks in the rural areas the handiwork of the axeman is visible. The noble monarchs of the forest have been toppled and even 'the tree on the lone prairie' has been chopped into firewood. "It perhaps is somewhat paradoxical that in obtaining fuel with which to make life more pleasant during the cold months, the action serves to detract from the pleasures and beauty of spring, summer and fall. "The economic side of the denuding of Iowa is not to be c-verlooked. Countless hillsides have been left bare and open to the onslaughts of wind and rain which already hava devastated by erosion thousands of acres of Iowa land _ and made them worthless for generations to come oven though efforts were begun today to restore them to their pristine glory. "Iowa cannot afford to have more of its streams glutted with silt washed from unprotected hillsides. Iowa cannot afford to further strip its acres of trees so that melting snows and pouring 'summer showers turn streams into angry torrents venting their fury for brief hours and then subside to dry washes. "Iowa needs trees to prevent the state from turning into a vast desert-like area. Iowa needs trees to help retain surface moisture. Iowa needs trees to shelter beneficial wild life. Iowa needs trees for beauty's sake if for no other. "la less than 100 years two-thirds of Iowa's six million acres of woodlands has disappeared. "At the present rate Iowa will become treeless before living generations die. "Then Iowa will be akin to China, famine swept because the crop producing soil has been swept into the rivers." SHADOW-BOXING AGAIN TTEARST'S Chicago papers are now engaging in a nauseating little exhibition of shadow-boxing. On the news pages, reporters are presenting what purports to be a sensational expose of conditions under Chicago's open saloon. This paragraph is taken from one of the stories: "Discovered during a fortnight's survey of the city's unregulated saloons were orgies which rivalled the debauches of Paris' notorious Latin quarter. They differed from the dissolute pleasure life of Paris in this regard--the scene was YOUR neighborhood, and the participants in these drunken revels were YOUR children." In the same issue literally page after page is given over to whisky advertising. The naive conclusion Is reached by the Hearst writers that what is happening in Chicago is 0 due to Mayor Kelly and his mode of saloon regulation. But the fact of the matter is that the whole iniquity grows from, and is inherent in, the product whose praises are sung in the advertising section of Mr. Hearst's newspapers, to his large financial gain. Pertinent or Impertinent It's a short jump from the story that we ought to kill off the American sugar industry because Cuba can produce" sugar cheaper to the story that we ought to kill off the corn industry because Argentina can produce corn cheaper, or that we should get our butter from Denmark because the Danes can produce it cheaper. s e t The Minnesota representative who called Lindbergh a "whippersnapper" had a like but lower estimate of a Washington taxi driver the other day. He'll tell his story to the judge, as he did once prior to going to Leavenworth for sending obscene literature through, the mails. And he thinks he ought to be U. S. senator! 'it V V If it hadn't been Dan Turner himself talking at Clarion the other night, you'd have thought the man he assailed was Dan Turner. He scored those who are seeking to divide and disorganize the republican party. Who besides Mr. Turner is doing that? M * * * When there's a will, there's a way and when there isn't there's a family row. OTHER EDITORS PRESIDENTIAL BIGNESS "PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S recommendation that *· airmail flying be returned to private concerns reflects an essential bigness of character. One of smaller mental stature would not have thus admitted that the army plan has proved impracticable. Nobody will object to having the cancelled contracts reviewed and the bidding reopened if after a fair trial it is revealed that unfair methods were employed in obtaining preference for the assignment. The whole trouble, of course, grows from the fact that there was a summary cancellation without permitting the accused companies to be heard. This is a fundamental right in the American system of justice. Its abridgement has constituted an open affront to the country Neither the methods nor the results obtained from following the counsel of a postmaster general trained in dealing with prizefighters have added luster or prestige to the Roosevelt administration. The one redeeming feature of the situation is the president's frank recognition of the error and his forthright endeavor to make amends. KNUTSON -ANNOUNCES FOR GOVEKNOK Marshalltown Times-Republican: Clarence Knutson of Clear Lake announces candidacy for nomination for governor in the republican primary. This brings three prominent candidates before the primary, admitting th*; the Short candidacy is of minor prominence. Mr. Knutson has been prominent in the legislature as a member of the three latest assemblies, has been prominent in Clear Lake and Cerrd Gordo county as a leading merchant and a force in local and district politics. He will have a considerable personal following in that section of the state and is likely to gain support through his fraternity connections with the Masonic. Knights of Pythias and Rotary organization. Knutson bases his candidacy largely on his advocacy of the gross income tax and his opposition to the sales tax. Just what effect on what candidacies Knutson's entry will have remains to develop. As between Turner and Colflesh the effect will be divided. As to Short his cand:daey would appear to have least effect on the vote Short may receive. It is not altogether unlikely that the entry of Knutson so multiplying the candidacies will result in new announcements. In a multitude of candidacies lies opportunity for the nomination of a minority candidate. REPEAL PROVES A MISNOMER Kewanec, m , Star-Courier: "Repeal the eighteenth amendment and do away with hypocrisy." "Drive the bootlegger out of business in favor of the legitimate dealer." How well the American public remembers these pleas which more than anything else turned the tide of opinion in favor of repeal. But what has happened? Only last week Major W. L. Ray, alcoholic beverage administrator of the department of justice was quoted, "The drinking public still calls up the bootlegger from whom it can get fair quality liquor at one-third the liquor store prices." Last week-end, the Kewanee police department apprehended two cars well equipped for alcohol running and apparently in use these days of nonprohibitiou. It is common gossip in this city that one place sells many gallons of the former illicit spirits each week. The bootlegger gone? Far form it. End hypocrisy? That's another mirage which was pursued by the repeal zealots. If liquor is legal today why all the quibbling about bars, about horizontal or vertical drinking, about the legal status of the word 'saloon?" Probably repeal is just a minomer after all. FOR A NEW PARTY ALIGNMENT Muscatine Journal: A Washington publisher recently called for the formation of a new political party in the United States, with opposition to the general trend of the "new deal'' as its main platform plank. Such a party, he says, might be called the constitution democratic party, and would replace the existing G, O. P. The present democratic party he would rename "the socialist democratic party." The reshuffling he advocates thus would give us two brand-new national parties to take the place of the ones we have. CITY MANAGER PLAN LIKED Webster City Freeman-Journal: Dubuque, like Webster City, seems to like the city manager plan of government and at the special election a few days ago the voters of Dubuque decided by a vote of 8,895 to 5,906 to keep the plan. The old time ward politicians and officeholders do not like the manager form of government, but in a very large majority of cities where tried the people seem to like it. THE JOB'S ONLY BEGUN Estherville News: Both the democrats and republicans are off the track in arguing whether or not the work done in the past year to bring about national economic recovery is all good or all bad. The job is but partly done. The administration continues to want rope and more of it and there isn't much else to do but allow it and hope for the best. DAILY SCRAP BOOK PINCUSHION -- rr -TAKES AN HOUR- AND A HALF -ib 5-ficx -THESE PISS AMP ftOOKS" IN-tb HIS EDITOR'S A\AIL BAG NEWSPAPERS BEWARE! CLEAR LAKE, March 8.---I was interested in reading an article in your "Eye Observing" column on how the radio has drawn upon the daily newspapers for its news broadcasts and the steps they are taking to combat it. Better go a little careful. That was one of the things rural people enjoy, and the newspaper was generally advertised along with the broadcast. What the rural people want is a daily paper they can subscribe' for that is broadminded enough (even if they are controlled by the republican party) to cease finding fault and picking up every little point where they can criticize our democratic administration. The news reviews put on by raflio broadcasters in general have been giving us the news in a patriotic way, and have so helped our government in its recovery program. Yours respectfully, MRS. C. J. HAMSTREET (A progressive republican) AUS1RAUAM --TRIBESMEN OFHE NOR-TrlERU 'TERRITORY BURY -THE BONES -THEIR DEAD IH -To INSURE RE-INCARNA-rib ARM BONE KEPT 132,000,000,000 IN qoLD HAVE BEEN HANDLED By 01M ALLEN OFTHE- NAcflONAL. ClfV N.V.C OBSERVING *==" - * Copyright. 1JWJ. by Centra! Press A; .ssocifltfon. Inc. J 3-9 DIET and HEALTH Dr. Clcndentng cannot diagnose or give personal answers to letters from readers When questions are of general Interest, however, they will be taken up. In order. In the dally column. Address your queries to Dr. Logan ClentlenlnR, care ot The Globe-Gazette. Write legibly and not more than 200 words. "By LOGAH CLENUENINO, M. VARYING AMOUNTS OF ALCOHOL T O THE QUESTION of whether alcohol is a food or a drug, it must be answered that it is both. We discussed its fuel value and action as a food yesterday. As a drug it, like most drugs, must be classified in a different way at different times of its action, and with different amounts taken. Most drugs stimulate first, depress and narcotize second, and become poisonous last. So it is with alcohol. The stage between stimulation and depression, however, is very short. The stage between the time when it is a depressant and when it is poisonous is, however, likely to be considerable, because the body destroys it so rapidly. With persistent drinking, however, the concentration of alcohol in the blood may reach such a point that danger of death is very imminent. It is a statement of a health commissioner EARLIER DAYS An Interesting Dully Feature Drawn From tll« Globe-Gazelle'* Kllo-i «f tin, Venrs Gono By. Dr. Clendeninx in one of the larger cities, that during prohibition, although there was much talk of death from poisonous ingredients in bootleg liquor, all the deaths of this kind which were carefully examined were due to alcohol itself, and not to poisonous ingredients. A scale of toxic symptoms of acute alcohol poisoning is given in Dr. Haven Emerson's book, printed for the use of education in schools: Alcohol In the Blood Subjective States and Observable Changes in Behavior Mgs. under Conditions of Heavy Social Drinking per CC. .10 Clearing of the head. .20 Sense of warmth and general physical well- being. Small bodily aches and fatigue relieved. .30 Mild elation. "Everything is all right." "Sure, I will loan you some money." No sense of worry. .40 Lots of energy. Talks much and loudly. Reaching and other movements a bit clumsy. Unembarrassed by mishaps. .50 Sitting on top of the world. "A free human being." Long winded. "Can lick anybody in the country." .70 Feelings of remoteness. Odd sensations on rubbing the hands together and touching the face. Asks others to do things for him. Upsets chairs on rising. 1.00 Staggers very perceptibly. Talks to himself. Feeis drowsy. 2.00 Needs help to walk or undress. Easily angered. Shouts, groans, and weeps by turns. Nauseated. 3.00 In a stuporous condition. Very heavy breathing. 4.00 Deep anesthesia; may be fatal. QUESTIONS FROM READERS E. C. W.; "Some time ago you described a new treatment for baldness by the use of pituitary gland extract I would be very glad if you would let me know whether that has been successful or not." Answer: According to all the people I know who have tried it, it has not. I know one gentleman who took 72 treatments and did not manage to grow a single hair. ONCE OVERS By J. J. MUJfDV BE YOUR AGE As an old fellow ,you may feel somewhat flattered if invited by younger men to accompany them on their trips to the big jrames and other attractions. In order to show you are a "good sport" you are likely to go beyond the bounds of propriety and justice to yourself. Young fellows are conceded certain liberties in which you as an older or middle-aged man should not indulge. And should the younger men invite you to do things that you know you should not do, they won't respect you if you accept their invitations. They have a certain degree of respect for you that causes them to surround you with certain ideals. It should not be difficult for you to courteously refuse a request to go beyond the limits your age and position set for you. You will not lose prestige with the younger fellows (if they are the right sort), if you decline to accept suggestions which they know you should not accept. Even if they lose interest in you because you refuse to cast aside the principles that you know a-s an older man you should preserve, they will honor you for it and you will have their respect, if not their society. Thirty Years Ago-A. M. Graves of this city was in Chicago this week attending to business matters. Supervisor Crossley returned Friday from a trip to Stevens county, Minn. Auditor S. M. Duffield left this afternoon for Mena, Ark., where he will adjourn several days looking after business matters. The racing event pulled off for Saturday afternoon on the ice near Taylor bridge proved a winner for J. E. Moore in two heats. Mayor Robert Young of Clear Lake was in the city yesterday attending to business matters. Will Anderson of Clinton arrived in the city yesterday and will take charge of work at the Wilson hotel. Mayor Smith is visiting friends and relatives at Chicago. The Mason City Steam Laundry, formerly owned ,hy .W. ..H. Pw.daii .anrl H. I. Fn"ia, bn* been purchased by W. H. Peedan, who will continue In the same kind of business. wish somebody would tell me," suggests a. jeweler trk'nd of mine, "why the i'olks who talk loudest about living up to tile spirit of NRA are the very ones who buy cheap Japanese jewelry at the dime stores? "I have found, too, that most buyers of watches are attracted by the words, 'Swiss-made.' A long study of the matter has convinced me that dollar against dollar, an American made watch is a better buy than a Swiss watch. "The foreign watch-makers have a trick of diverting attention from inferior workmanship and materials by giving a watch some extra jewels. And the average buyer has no other standard of judging. "I'm ready to stand on the a-sser- tion that the average 7-jewel watch made at Elgin, 111., will last longer 1 and keep better time than the av- 1 orage 15-jewel watch imported from Switzerland. "It's about time we got wise to this racket and began giving our American workmen a square shake." should think that the post- office department would find a way to check those printing concerns which, under thin sham of promoting art or eugenics, arc able to exploit lewd, lascivious and pornographical books. Successful with the lower priced books, they have now diverted their attention to volumes which sell for as high as $12.50. Leugthy digests are given I to stimulate the interest of perverts. ' It would seem to me that the laws having 10 do with mailing obscene matter ought to cover this swindle. --o-can't believe it's any compliment to Iowa and her neighbors--Nebraska, Kansas, Illinios, Minnesota, and Oklahoma--to be referred to by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the investigation division of the U. S. department ot justice, as "kidnaper alley." Mr. Hoover attributes the prevalence of this type of crime in the middle west to the failure of states and cities to organize and equip their law enforcement agencies in a manner to combat the criminals. He spoke in an interview of "sheriffs with rickety automobiles, of government sub-divisions employing to combat practiced criminals only men that low salaries attract, of enforcement officials with antiquated guns and other equipment attempting to cope with high-powered cars and the machine guns of kidnapers and bank robbers." It's a notable fact that Wisconsin Twenty years Ago-Mrs. Lillian Larson returned to her home In Des Moines after a week's visit in the city, the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rice, P. J. Kahoe left today for his home in Hartford, Conn., after visiting friends here. The Rev. Bertram Osgood of the Baptist church will speak in Hampton at a district rally of the B. Y. P. U. this evening. H. Jennings is in DCS Moines on business today. Mrs. J. H. Leibold left for McGregor, where she will visit over Sunday. Hackel Blaise of Iowa City is in the city visiting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. T. T. Blaise. Sherwin Klineworth, who has just completed a course in Hamilton's Business university, has left for his home in St. Ansgar. J. A. Carroll of Minneapolis spent a few days this week visiting his sister, Mrs. Tom Arthur. Ten Years Ago-FORT DODGE--Mason City closed its cage season with a 13 to 9 victory over Fort Dodge here last night. None of the cagers of either team snared more than one field goal. Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. O'Donnell and family will leave Wednesday for Colo, where they are to return to the boyhood farm of Mr. O'Donnell. COLISEUM, Des Moines--The republican convention named the following delegates-at-large to the national convention this morning: Senator A. B. Cummings, B. B. Burnquist, Addison M. Parker, Hanford MacNider, T. C. Cessna, Mrs. T. P. Hollowell and Mrs. Eugene Cutler. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Duffield reurned this morning from a three week's business and pleasure trip to Florida and Cuba. Miss Myrtle Brudvik of Northwood has become a member of the Park hospital nursing staff, having entered the probation class of that institution. Dr. Wallace G. Skidmore arrived home this morning after a trip to Moline, HI. TODAY IN HISTORY MARCH S~ Notables Born This Date--Edwin Forrest, b. 1806, actor who not only stopped shows but started riots. His great rivalry with William Macready, English tragedian, in the interpretation of the role of Macbeth, led to the hissing- of Macready's performance by Forrest sympathizers in New York in 1849 and a riot in which 22 were killed. * * * Joseph Gall, b. 1757, German physician who founded phrenology. * * * William Cobbctt, b. 1762, English liberal economist and reformer. * * * Isaac Hull, b. 1775, American general tried for treason for surrendering Detroit to British in 1814, condemned to die. A presidential order saved him, a board of inquiry vindicated him. * * Taras Shevchenko, national hero of Ukraine. * * Honore Mirabeau, b. 1749, pockmarked commoner's son who labored mightily to save the Bourbon monarchy from losing its head, died naturally before the revolutionists started using the guillotine. 1919--Since technical magazines do not try to fool anybody by getting out March numbers in November or December in accordance with the custom of other magazines, it was during this week that the nation first read of technocracy in March issue "Industrial Management," an engineering magazine. The word was coined by one William Henry Smyth for the purposes of the article, which advanced theories propounded 13 years later as a new gospel. B · O 1SI32--Two new rulers came into power: Eamonn De Valera, 50. U. S. born son of a Spanish father, tool: command in Dublin as president of the Irish Fret State; Henrj' Pu-Yi, 30, exiled boy emperor of Chin.*? was made- Chinclienjr, "regent,'' of Mnuchukuo, whici as Manchuria was once a minor part of his domain. isn't included in Uie "alley." Wondei if the courts of that state, whicf pride themselves on a justice whici: is both quick and stern, are not ii fact a more important factor in Wisconsin's freedom from crime than any of the things cited against Iowa and the other states) by the smart Mr. Hoover? --o-have three answers to the riddle from the New York Times presented in this space a few days ago. I'm giving: all of them, as a matter of stimulating further thoughts on the subject. This is from Frank H. Smith of Manly: "My entry as a guess or try al the solution of the riddle in your column is 'Sunshine' or 'Sunlight.' It is some riddle at that." And this from Mrs. Vern Lose*of Dougherty: "My answer to your riddle which appears in the March 7 edition, clipped from the New York Times, is 'An Old Shoe.' Hoping you arc the same?" Still another guess is in from B. D., of the "back room." He says. "Peace of mind." One of these may be right. But all three can't be. Which is it, readers? --o-doubt if anybody in Mason City, or elsewhere, has a more highly developed interest in the gold situation than the dentists. With most of us, the subject is highly academic. But wl tithe dentist, it means that almost overnight, one of his principal materials has been advanced from approximately $20 an ounce to $35 an ounce. In some cases, of course, it is possible to pass this along to the "consumer" hut for the most part, I understand, it has been absorbed by the dentist himself. "Gold' standard" and "gold parity" may be pretty phrases to most of us but they're a pain in the pocketbook to our friends of the drill am! chisel. challenge anybody to find a better expenditure of highway funds than the removal of all narrow bridges on primary roads in Iowa. Every one of them stands as an invitation to fatal accident. In combination with blinding light or loose gravel in the approach, they're death itself in the form of a concrete slab. Perhaps a few of these should be preserved-off the main highway and in a frame if possible--as a monument to the short-sightedness of the boards of supervisors who thought they were economizing by skimping on bridge width. How many millionaires in England? J. W. There are 333, 50,000 pounds being regarded as a millionaire's income. The number has been reduced by 127 within a year. What is the plot of "Tales of Hoffman?" B. T. This light opera by Offenbach is based on three tales by the German author, E. T. A. Hoffman. The play deals with the love affairs and adventures of the poet Hoffman, which he recalls over the wine in a Nuremberg tavern. What was called the Golilen Age of Latin literature? F. B. Also known as the Classical Period, 84 B. C. to 14 A. D. How many fires have there been at the white house? E. N. Since the white house was set on fire by the British forces in 1814, a blaze occurred in 1866, destroying the conservatory; a small fire occurred in the administration of President Coolidge, in the kitchen, with little damage; and two small blazes in the Wilson administration. The last blaze was in 1929 when the executive offices were damaged. How old is Richard Cromwell, playing in Carolina ? C. C. He was born in Los Angeles Jan. 8, 1910. Roy Radabaugh is his real name. How many newspapers in this country have circulations of more than 50,000 a day? T. K- There are 145 with circulations above 50,000; 131 between 25,000 and 50,000; 283 between 10,000 and 25,000; 1,334 below 10,000 copies a. day. What is the most powerful commercial explosive? G. F. Blasting gelatin. It is made by dissolving nitrocotton in nilrogly- cerin. There are about 100 different commercial explosives in common use. Did Ricardo Cortes ever play with Greta Garbo? II. M. Her leading man in The Torrent. In your opinion will anything be done by the government to regulate the hours and wages of the farm h a n d ? E . H. The wages of farm hands have not been regulated and it is not likely that they will be in the near future. The wages paid differ in various parts of the country. What do you know regarding the proposed reservoir on tlm Missouri river at Fort Peek, Mont.? I,. G. The war department says the reservoir on the Missouri river is located at Fort Peck, Mont., and contains an hydraulic dam which in- :reases the low water flow to provide for navigation on the Missouri ·ivcr. Work on this dam comes un- 'er the supervision of Maj. T. B. .arkiu, U. S. engineers, Glasgow, -ont. Where is J. C. I'cnney's home? . E. »i. James Cash Penney may be a i - 1 dressed at 330 West Thirty-fourth street, New York City. Have Dun and Bradslreet combined ? O, F. These commercial a g e n c i e s merged March 8, 1933. What machines will give out more energy than that put into t h e m ? V. W. No machine will yield more energy than put into It. If there were, perpetual motion would be produced, which is physically Impossible. How many members has Phi Beta linppa, scholastic fraternity? H. H. There are 70,000 in 119 chapters. To What house does King Leopold belong? F. G. The now king bears the name of his great-great uncle, Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, first king · of the Belgians. This famous clan by descent and alliance through marriage is linked to most of Europe's royal families. How long have oil stoves own used? M. L. Oil stoves for domestic use did not become common until about 1875. The earlier types were simply large lamps burning kerosene. What was Sir Walter Raleigh supposed to give the English government in return for land given him in America? M. G. Queen Elizabeth granted Sir Walter Raleigh a patent which gave him and his heirs proprietary right over all territory they occupied, on payment of one-fifth of the products of all mines of precious metals to the crown. AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ii "It's no ·wonder babies' eyes are blue. They're entitled to look blue when they first see the kind o' world they've got into.' :

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