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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THREE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE A USE SYNDICATE KEWSFAl'KB Issued Every Week Day by tbe MASON CIT* GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 121-123 East State street Telephone No. 3800 LEE P. LOOMIS - Publisher W. EARL HALL - - Managing Editor ENOCH A. NOREM - - - City Editor LLOXD L. GEER - Advertising Manager North Iowa Editors DAILY SCRAP BOOK MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRES£--The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to tbe 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 BATES Mason city and Clear Lake, Mason city i by the year 57.00 by the week OUTSIDE MASON CITY AND CLEAR LAKE Per year by carrier $7.00 By mall 6 monttu .. Per week by carrier .... $ .15 By mail 3 months .. for year by mall W.OO By mall 1 month. .. OUTSIDE 100 MILE ZONE Per , ear $6.00 Six months... .$3.00 Thr»« months. .Sl.M Clear Lane, 5 .10 . S2.0U 51.00 . s .50 One Minute Pulpit--Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy hia soul when he is hungry -Proverbs 6:30. . DANGEROUS DES MOINES I OWA'S record of slaughter on the highways is one to make any normal Hawkeye hang his head in shame. The state's increase of motoring deaths since 1926 is about the worst to be found in the United States ani! Des Moines, our capital city, is possessed of a fatal, accident record which gives it a doubtful distinction among American cities. First, let's look at the state picture. In 1926, the highway death toll stood at 312. It remained almost stationary in 1927, with a total of 315 killings. Then paving on a wholesale scale made its appearance, with the result reflected in these yearly death totals: 1928, 385 deaths; 1929, 455 deaths; 1930, 645 deaths (the peak); 1931; 582 deaths; 1932, 530 deaths; 1933, 546 deaths. Obviously we're getting nowhere fast; we're speeding merrily to death and destruction on our highways with no thought save getting there in a hurry and maintaining- our right of way. Now turn to Des Moines, with 29 deaths in 1930; 29 in 1931, 31 in 1932 and 34 in 1933. Last year Des Moines had a death rate of 23.0 per 100,000 population whereas other cities in its population group (100,000 to 250,000) had an average rate of only 15.2. Out of 37 cities reporting to the National Safety council, only 3 had as bad a record. For 1932, Des Moines had a death rate of 21.2 per 100,000, compared with an average for its population group of 14.9 and it ranked thirty-fourth among 38 cities of its size. Compared to Des Moines' rate of 23.0 last year, Grand Rapids, Mich., had a rate of 5.1, El Paso, Texas, 8.3, Fort Wayne, Ind., 11.3, Wichita, Kans'., 13.0, Duluth, Minn., 16.6, and Omaha, 17.6. The remainder of the state is scarcely in a position to point a finger of scorn at Des Moines, in view of its own embarrassing record. But Des Moines could well give attention to the reckless way of its denizens. With only about a fifteenth of-the state's population, the 15 per cent of the state's total accidents, (highway and otherwise) 11 per cent of the total injured and 10 per cent of the total killed, in all types of accident, charged against the capital city in the 1933 figures ought to challenge some serious consid- "eration on the part of the Des Moines officials,' newspapers and citizens. But there is no evidence that the problem is being considered as anything more than a thing to be lamented, locally--and hushed up. WELL TIMED WARNINGS T ADY ASTOR, conservative member of parliament, ·^ and Stanley Baldwin, prominent English statesman, are issuing warnings'against a fascist movement in England. Speaking to the students of King's college, London, Lady Astor said that a parliamentary form of government was the greatest bulwark of liberty that, any country can possess. She declared there was not much choice between fascism and communism as both proposed autocracies. She said that the freedom of the individual was threatened .and that liberty would go to. the background, if the young people of England accepted either the red shirt or the black shirt theories. Mr. Baldwin talking over the radio in a broadcast to the British schools said: "If. the people of this country become adherents of either communism or fascism in great numbers, there can only be one end--civil war. The whole tendency of dictatorship is to squeeze out competent independent men and create a hierarchy used to obey. When the original dictator goes, chaos often results." Both Lady Astor and Mr. Baldwin spoke well timed arguments against absolutism in government. The United States and England are still democracies. The hope is no efforts will be able to acquire strength that attempt to change their governments to either a fascist or a. communist absolutism. MOVEMENT FOR HAJMMILL Northwood Anchor: That numerous individuals, including leading farmers of Iowa, are urging Mr. Hammill to again become a republican candidate for governor indicates a significant trend of thought. IX TOOK WHAT BOB HAS LOTS OF Fo'rest City Republican: It takes a man of cour- aee to come out on top after such a struggle from early childhood, but Bob Colflesh had that courage | _ _ WEAR OVERALLS, FRANK? ! Rockford Register: If Brother Earl Hall keeps at i t he will wear completely out that pair of overalls that Dan Turner wore to Des Moines at the time he ; announced his candidacy for governor. CINCH AND NO CINCH Humboldt Republican: If Way is again at the helm it is a cinch that Turner will win the republican nomination, but it is not a cinch that he will win the election FOR JAKE NELSON Decorah Public Opinion: The announcement of his canlidacy for lieutenant governor of Iowa will meet the'approval of evervbody in this section of the state where he is known for ability and progressiveness. DON'T LET YOUR MOUTH WATER New Hampton Tribune: Do not expect the liquor stores too soon. This is a big business and must be carefully handled. It's a temperance act to aid in law and order. PITY POOR DAN Allison Tribune: It is hoped Dan will realize some returns from sealed up corn or his corn-hog contracts so that he can provide himself some clothes such as other farmers wear. WHO FOR INSTANCE? Elkader Register: There are a number of good republicans, any one of whom we could enthusiastically support if we had the opportunity (for governor). STILL A POPULAR PRESDBENT Clarion Monitor: If popularity in the eyes of the people counts anything. President Roosevelt's remarkable progress will continue through tbe corning year. THE LIQUOR CONTROL ISSUE Nora Springs Advertiser: It has been a contest j between private ownership and state stores allowed to sell liquor in packages and not ty the drink. NEARLY FED UP ON RELIEF Boone News-Republican: Before much longer taxpayers will stop asking for relief, because they will already be relieved of everything they have. A NATION THAT PAYS THE BILLS Manly Signal: The United States and Finland have signed a treaty of friendship. Finland is the kind of friend that pays you what he owes you. IOWA'S SELF-APPOINTED MOSES Waukon Republican and Standard: Daniel Brookhart Turner apparently has set himself up as the Moses of the republican party of Iowa. WHEN AGE WASN'T AN ISSUE WITH DAN Oelweln Register: But we remember when we were WINDM1LL5 ARE WHEN PERUVIAN INDIAN OLrf ON A LOUG JOURNEY HIS FACE WlfH SCARLET" DYE -THETRIBE HE -To mmmmaMIMIk^mPCTlMMMMi^^ OBSERVING ffjWtilgSiif«l« a SlK*!il^^ I $1.40. Renewing Heaven, BOBBY J O N E S i * ^EWORLD'S MA,«N, A 1 : $1.35. ing to' Huxley, it puts her above P savage bushman as far as the lattei is above a blade of grass. "Well-shaped legs and a simpering face do not make a beautiful woman. In any beauty contest the forehead should count 60, eyes 20, mouth and figure each 10 per cent." It comes from the daily column of Arthur Brisbane in the Hearst newspapers. --o-note that Upton Close is being cited frequently these days as an authority on Asiatic matters, particularly on the possibility of a Russo-Japanese war. That interests me for the reason that I was once privileged to spend an interesting and profitable lunch hour with this famous correspondent. Mr. Close had lectured on the rings in Sarah's ears, i previous evening at Luther college. 1 Decorah, and came to Mason City thauk C. D. M. for this reproduction of a statement which is supposed to have been sent by a painter to the trca- j surer of a church down in southern I Iowa: j Correcting- Ten Commandments, ' $6.25. Varnishing- Pontius Pilate and putting- in front tooth, ?1.80. Mending coat of St. Peter and putting new tail on rooster, .$4.05. i Touching up and regilding guar. dian angel, .$3.60. : Washing servant of high priest ! and jutting carmine on his cheecks, touching- up ' stars and cleaning the moon, $9.00. Touching up purgatory and re- i newing lost souls, 54.20. i Taking spots off the son of Tobi- Brightening up flames of Hell, i putting new left horn on the Devil and cleaning tail, ?14. Two hours doing different for the damned, $3.06. jobs supporting Dan for public office the first time he was younger than Bob Colflesh is now. WAY OUT Moville Mail: The easiest way out of the airmail mess is to cut it out and let the trains continue to carry all the mail. What's the hurry? NOBODY HAS BEEN FOOLED Esthen'llle News: If the Japs believe, however, that they have fooled anyone by the procedure (in Manchukuo) they are very wrong. NORTHEAST IOWA FOR NELSON Cresco Times: If this section of Iowa is going to have a place on the republican state ticket Mr. Nelson would command strong support. CONGRESS ON A CWA BASIS Lake Mills Graphic: Right now congress is pretty much in the same class as CWA workers; they are employed and that's about all. RECOVERY UNDER WAY Webster City Freeman-Journal: We hit bottom a year ago and have been on the upgrade, with brief ·rwiods of halting, ever since. ' ' \ EVERYBODY TO HIS OWN TASTE Dubuque Xelegraph-Herald: Someone stole nine nakes from the New York zoo. Others find pleasure jumping off high bridges. BIRTHDAY SUGGESTION Luverne News: A suggestion for a Christmas or rthday gift: A knitted knee cap pad for. these new nee action automobiles. TWO SETS OF BOOKS Rudd Review: They say the government will lessen s deficit by means of bookkeeping. A lot of cashiers d that in the panic. NOT A "HOSS RACE" IN SIGHT Sioux City Journal: Look where one will, there n't a single "hoss race" promised this spring to the ectorate of Iowa. · CLARK WINS A POINT Oelweln Register: E. W. Clark, the state insurance ommissioner, has won another victory in the long PALMER CANDIDACY GAINS I F ONE "sign of the times" was more noticeable than all others at tie fourth district republican rally in New Hampton Friday night, it was that the can didacy of King R. Palmer of West Union, for repre- aentative in congress, has really taken root. It has "struck fire" in a big way, to change the metapho: ibit In the beginning of the campaign, there was a dis position on the part of a few to dismiss Mr. Palme' as a "mere service man's candidate." This tendencj is rapidly vanishing--and for the very good reason that it is not grounded on fact. While he has made no apology for having worn th uniform, it is to Mr. Palmer's credit that he ha. claimed no superior consideration by virtue of his wa service. By the same token, it is gratifying to hi friends to note how widely his appeal and his avai" ability entirely independent of his record in 1917 an 1618 are being recognized. It can be said that evenJMs early in the rac the West Union man has revealed the ability an size that fourth district republicans have a right t expect of their candidate for congress. DIET and HEALTH Dr. deadening cannot dlapwM or Sl« peraonal answers to Utteri irom readers When questions are ot general Interest, however, they will be taken up. In order. In the dally colunro. Address your queries to Dr. Logan Clendenlnc, care of The Globe-Gazette Write legibly and not more than 200 words. By LOUAN IXE.MIEMNU. M. D. CAN YOU GIVE IN ACCIDENT? *ARCH 11 to March 17 has been designated this 1 year as First Aid Week. What would you do if a member of your family was severely cut and bleeding? Suppose you and another perTM". TM takin £ a walk ' wer ? to f n d ,?TMHv who was unconscious, apparently as the result of some accident. Your companion goes to the nearest place for help. What can you EARLIER DAYS An Intercstlni: Dully Feature Drawn From the Globe-Gtuette'» Files of tlm Y«n Gone By. C. W. Damon returned this morning from a week's do in the meantime? What would you do in case somebody in your family came rushing in with the horrifying announcement that.he had accidentally poisoned himself? Can you honestly answer these questions and be perfectly certain that you are doing the right thing? It would seem to be far more fundamental to know these things than it would be to speak French or to play the piano or to have read the lt can be dis- uit against him. EASY TO UNDERSTAND Cedar Falls Record: "Telephone Companies Show ick-up," reads headline. They ought to with so much alking going on. OLD AGE PENSION APPROVED Iowa Falls Citizen: No one will begrudge the one ollar a year poll tax which will be used to pay the e penslonsgEASONABLE ADMONITION Greene Recorder: Build now, repair now--save yourselv money and do your bit toward regaining ·ood times. ROBBERIES PREDICTED! Garner Herald: Many a kid bank will be robbed when we have to make change for the new 2 per cent ales tax. STICKY-FINGERED GYPSIES Esthervllle News: Now that the Drake estate has seen well exposed, gypsies have about the best racket -oing. AN EFFECT OF BURDENSOME TAXES Garner Leader: Relieve the excessive property tax and there will be no reason for very many houses for IV. Clendeninit cussed. Most people have a vague Idea about all of them, but let's get it definite. The best book that I know on the subject is called First Aid for Boys," by Dr. Norman B. Cole and Clayton H. Ernst, published by D. Appleton and company; price $1-50. In this book there is an illustration which is useful to help people to remember the important symptoms which should be observed in the presence of an The thumb is consciousness--whether the patient is conscious or not. In bead injuries, concussions, skull fractures, apoplexy, severe alcoholic intoxication, or sunstroke, the consciousness is usually dull or absent. In ordinary exhaustion or shock from a severe jolt of the whole body, or hemorrhage, consciousness is seldom absent--it may be very much lowered. The index finger represents color. In concussion, anoplexy, or sunstroke, it may be flushed. In shock, * * fainting or exhaus- tion--pale. The middle finger r e p r e s e nts b r e a t h ing. The normal rate of breathing is about 16 to the minute. With head injuries and heat stroke, the breathing is heavy, noisy and perhaps slow. In fainting and ex- returned from his home in Topeka, departed last evening for a visit with friends at Waterloo. J. G. Melson left yesterday for Chicago, where he will attend to business matters. ,, , , . , , _ Mrs C F. Bull returned last night from Yankton, S. Dak., where she has been several weeks visiting x^a Rogers and daughter of Evansville, Wis., passed through the city last night on their way home from a trip into Dakota. George Paine has returned from a visit at Canute, Kans., where are located many valuable oil wells and some good property. Ira Adams has accepted a position with the Maaon City Steam laundry. The Sorosis club was entertained Thursday afternoon by Mrs. C. H. Barber. The plumbing business which has been conducted by W. J. Daly in the city has been incorporated and a · partnership formed between the brothers of the family. A joint office will be maintained by the United States Express company and the Wells Fargo Express company in the present Wells Fargo location, the change taking place today. Organization of a new law firm was announced today, the firm members being D. H. Fitzpatrick and George Farmer. A. E. Baldwin brought a large wolf skin to the office of County Auditor Frost this morning and claimed the $20 bounty on it. CHICAGO--An offer of $65,000 for three seasons' work was wired to Christy Mathewson by President Gilmore of the Federal league today before it was known that "Matty" had signed with the New Xork Nationals. Ten Years Ago-- Putting new sandals on Abraham and restoring lost tails and horns to his flocks, $6.40. Cleaning Balaam's Ass and retouching his ears, $2.10. Putting new shirt on Jonah, new ropes on the vessel and enlarging i the whale's mouth, $2.65. I Putting new leaves on Adam and Eve, 15 cents. --o-still claim that he is mine by right of discovery--a barber who will cut my hair or give me a shave without insisting that I stand in need of a massage, a shampoo, a treatment of hair tonic or some other items on the tonsorial bill of fare. I filed my claim to possession several years ago and this is merely to protect myself against dispossession through operation of the statute of limitations, or something else. --o-should have been able to guess, if I didn't know it, that the writer of the following is in his seventies: "C. L. Theed, justice of the peace in Cocoanut Grove, announces a new beauty contest in honor of the 'legions' gathering in Florida. Young ladies in the contest will be fully clothed, judged by their faces, not by their legs, a blessed relief. If bullfrogs on frog farms in , to pay a visit to the W. R. Clacks, as a compliment to his dear friend, Robert Clack, then, as now, of the faculty of a Michigan college. They had met and become fast friends in the orient while Mr. Clack was serving the Y. M. C. A. Mr. Close told me a lot of absorbing oriental history but nothing- intrigued me quite so much as his account of how his name of Josef Washington Hall had been changed to Upton Close. Reporting the Chinese civil war for the New York Times, it was his practice to live right with the contending forces. One day while he was dispatching a story under difficult conditions and in skeleton form, he concluded with the words, "Up Close," to indicate his proximity to the fighting. The cable editor for the Times in New York interpreted it as a new "nom de plume" and from that day to this he has been known as Upton Close. Only those associated with him at the University of Washington know him by his more extended moniker. Louisiana had a beauty contest, only the legs would count, legs being all of the frog that counts. You don't care about the frog's expression or intellect, and only ask for fat thighs. "Something more is asked of a young woman, destined presumably to become a mother, and her brain is he important thingi since,. accord BREATHING FUISE TCKPERATURE | ICONSCKHBNMS rent. IOWA'S NEW PASTIME Five symptoms to look for in · emergencies. haustion it is shallow and rapid. Algona Advance: The game now is to beat the new sales tax. HARD LIQUOR BUT NO SALOON Decorah Journal: The return of the sale of harn liquor in Iowa does not permit the return of the saloon. IOWA'S SPECIAL SESSION BOYS Lime Springs Herald: We think it is going to be ·Home Sweet Home" for quite a number of them. NON-PARTISAN JUDICIARY FAILS Sac City Sun: A non-partisan judiciary sounds good, but it simply does not work out in practice. IN DEFENSE OF CWA Forest City Republican: The CWA has been worth much to everv community in the United States. BOOST FOR HAZEL V. THOMAS Belmond Independent: All who know her fully real- ze the high leadership qualities which are hers. BEST NOT THE CHEAPEST Sheffield Press: When we want to train our children why not demand the best teachers? THAT SEALED CORN Algona Advance: What will the government do next with all the corn pledged for loans? A WASTED LETTER Dnbuque Telegraph-Herald: We fail to see why the word "tax" needed a "t" in it. TREELESS IOWA LIES AHEAD Nashua Reporter: The way Iowa is being denuded of trees is nothing: less than criminal. A WAY TO STOP WARS Whittcmore Champion: If wars were paid for in advance there wouldn't be any. BUT DAN SAYS "PROGRESSIVE" Esthervllle Enterprise: Turner was our kind of governor. He was conservative. ANOTHER "NOBLE EXPERIMENT" Swea City Herald: Another "noble experiment"-Iowa's liquor control law. HOME TOWN IS FOR CLARENCE Clear Lake Reporter: Mr. Knutson would be able executive for Iowa. . . . WHY? Many a man who thought he-was a progressive! Livcrmore G«-/,eUc: Why an airma.l service any- yestcrday finds himself impeding progress today. ( w a y . The ring finger represents the pulse. It can easily be felt at the wrist with a little practice, and should be going at about a rate of 72 a minute. With a person unconscious or semi-conscious the rate of the pulse is a yery valuable sign of the seriousness of the condition ' If markedly off normal, either rapid above 100, or slow below 50, it indicates a serious condition. One is able to differentiate hysteria and faking from the real thing in this way. _ The little finger represents the temperature. This may be determined in a rough way simply by feeling the patient, and is also a good indication of the seriousness of the condition. Cold, clammy skin or dry, hot skin indicates that there is organic trouble present. Mason City won its way into the finals of the sub- district cage meet last night by battering Rudd 27 to 11, and plays Hampton in the final. The Mohawks had previously beaten Clear Lake 37-12 and Greene 36 to 18. Mrs. Benjamin L. Bowling and daughter, Neva, are spending the week-end in Minneapolis. The applications of F. L. Duffy and August C. May for positions in the fire department and those of A. J. Nelson and N. W. Krase for the police department were accepted by the civil service commission at its regular session Friday evening. A. E. McAuley, R. C. Morehouse, Allan F. Beck, D. W. Grippen, Fred Duffield and Matt Steece have announced their candidacies for positions on the school board. George C. Miller, 533 Eighteenth street southeast, is visiting with his mother at Perth Amboy, N. J. Mrs. Armour Pugh is in the city a few days visiting at the home of her mother, Mrs. Myrtle Mason. M. E. Geeting, for ten years treasurer of the Mason City Loan and Trust company, has resigned his office and will leave with his family for the west, to locate in San Francisco, Cal. Miss Helen Schultz of the Red Ball Transportation company drove to Sheffield and back Thursday on an inspection trip. TODAY IN HISTORY ONCE OVERS don't mind admitting that a newspaper picture such as "Hi Nellie" is refreshing to newspaperman who has been forced to hang his head in shame at the ordinary portrayal of a reporter as something lower than a snake and a publisher as something- more vile than an underworld denizen. Here was a good story--a bit strained in spots, but a good story none the less. And Paul Muni's performance in the lead role stamps him as- one of the greatest actora who has given expression to his talents in Hollywood. A great antidote is "Hi Nellie" to "Front Page" and some of the other newspaper yarns which have depicted the worst newspapers rather than the best ' .Who was Molly Mog? G. M. An innkeeper's daughter at Oak- ingham, Berks, England. A celebrated beauty, she was a toast in the first half of the eighteenth century. She died, unmarried, in 1766, at 67. List some of the buildings of the projected Federal Triangle in Wash- jigton. H. M. The National Archives building between Seventh and Eighth streets on Pennsylvania avenue, 58,750,000; west of this building is the Department of Justice building, which will cost ?10,000,000; proceeding westward is the Internal Revenue building, which is now occupied and cost $6,000,000. Between Twelfth and -MARCH J2~ Notables Born This Date--George Berkeley, born 1685, English philosopher whose most notable works were inspired by a visit to America. * * Adolph S. Ochs, born 1858, publisher of New York Times.*" Arthur R Robinson, born 1881, senator from Indiana. * * Steward Edward White, bora 1873, novelist. * * William Dudley Pelley, born 1885, magazine writer and organizer of "Silver Shirts of America." * * Jack- fers That young Register cartoonist who so glibly r s to beet sugar as an "inefficient tariff-protected industry" is hereby invited to name a branch of Iowa agriculture which isn't at times in need -f such protection. The report that Governor Herring and Mrs. Alex Miller were to be superceded on the democratic state ticket appears to be as exaggerated as the first report of Mark Twain's death. · son Gregory, born 1882, novelist. * * Simon Newcomb, born 1835, great astronomer. * * Thomas Buchanan Read, born 1822, painter and poet. 1789--Government of the United States embarked on its first and largest socialistic enterprise; the first congress voted establishment of a federal postal system It replaced a hit or miss colonial mail service, was operated as part of treasury department. FOR THAT "RAINY DAY" j Because you have never been able to make a large sum of money at one time, you have never given any serious attention to accumulating a bank account. The idea of depositing a small sum each week and not disturbing it throughout the year does not appeal to you as a saving method. Isn't it true that you have not wanted to adopt a plan which might make it necessary for you to deprive yourself of something in order to keep up the payments with regularity? You want to feel free to spend according to the limits of your earnings. And yet you complain that you have never had a bank deposit large enough to tide you over some un- forseen demand. When such a drain has come, you have had to go m debt, facing a struggle to meet your obligations. Of course there is worry and often discouragement. *our present state of despondency may be the result of not having made any preparation for unexpected expenses. As a sensible person you should realize that you Fourteenth streets on Constitution avenue, three great buildings fastened together are being erected. These arc the Interstate Commerce Commission building, authorized to cost $4,500,000; the department of labor building which, will cost S4,- 650,000, and an auditorium. The postoffice department is located between Twelfth and Thirteenth streets, and will cost $10,300,000. The department of commerce erected at a cost of -$17,500,000 occupies the site between Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets, Constitution avenue and E street. Where was professional baseball first played? J. G. S. Cincinnati first to organize a team of players and it made a record without a parallel in the arm als of the national sport. It was in 1869 that the famous Red Stockings were put on the field and during that j year they were invincible. j Of what arc tin cans made? M. 0. I \ Sheet steel coated with tin. j I Give biography of Sam Loyd who j died recently. E. G. j Bom in Elizabeth, N. J., and went to Brooklyn as a boy, attending public schools and Pratt Institute. At 18 he became a reporter on the New York Mail and Express, later going to the Brooklyn Standard Union and the Mount Vernon Weekly. While editing this last newspaper Mr. Loyd began to use his puzzles as a circulation builder. His success was so great that he gave up journalism and established a profession in puzzle-making. His total output is estimated at about 12,000 puzzles. Mr. Loyd died Feb. 23 at the age of 60. How is simple syrup made? K. S. Use granulated sugar--one quart of water to about 4 pounds of sugar, sugar into boiling How many persons joined the gold rush to California in 1849? N. S. Channing's History of the United States says that before the end or September, 1848, notices of the discovery of gold in California appeared in columns of the Eastern newspapers. In the spring of 1849, 20,000 men were said to be waiting on the banks of the Missouri river for the first opportunity to cross the plains on their way to the land of gold. Somewhere between 80,000 and 150,000 persons reached California within the year 1849. How are questions handled In the office of the Haskin Information service? J. A. Incoming letters are opened at a mailing table, stamped with the date, and taken in great baaketfuls to the assignment desk. Here they are read and divided among the researchers, according to type of inquiry. When the research work is done, replies to letters are dictated to stenographers, typed, read at the editorial desk, sent to the table for outgoing mail, where they are prepared for mailing. Join the hosts who use this newspaper's Information service at Washington, D. C. Frederic J. Haskin is the director. Send stamp or coin for return postage, Did the former Kaiser of Germany remarry? G. W. S. He remarried after the death o. the empress. His present wife was the Princess Hermine of Schonaich- Garolath. = PI1D i 1888--High winds whipped the air with 21 inches cannot go on , year after year, without having unusual : ^^ gUrrj until dissolved. 1 of burning snow, which drifted to a depth of 10 to demands upon your resources. strain through a coarse cotton ! 40 feet in New York City and other localities on the Jsn ' t it better to be prepared than have to meet, » Dg ^ CQ ^ container lmti , Train and telegraphic service stopped, Hur-1 t nern w jth future income? roko the backs of countless ships. i .tcwi-neW, "34, Km S Feature* Sj-adieatc, lac., ·syrup is cold. AUNT MET By Robert Quillen "T always thought she was a natural blond, but the way she boxed that Jones boy's ears showed she was bruriet inside."

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