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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 9 1936 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AN A. W. SJZK NEIVSI'AFKK Issued Every week Dey by the MASON CITX GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 121-123 East State Street Telephone No. SSO LEE P. LOOMS W. EARL HALL ENOCH A. NOREM LLOYD L. GEER - Publisher Managing Editor - - aty Editor Advertising Manager K33MBER. ASSOCIATED PRESS "'lcil » Ktctaivcly entitle t,, tte USB lor publication oj nil news dispatcnM credited to It o iot otner£i« credited In this caper, and all local PCTM. MEMBER, IOWA DAlLt PRESS ASSOCIATION, with Dc ~STa«d WBlnia. olfi«s at 405 Soops BuJJdtoE. SUBSCRIPTION KATES Mason City and Clear LaKe. by the year *'-TM ,,«...,_ City and Clear by the week OCI«IDE MASON CIIV AND CLEAB LAKE ESSS-ES 53i.SJ=i OUTSIDE 100 BOLE ZONE per year... .56.00 SU mentis S3.2S Three montts.. . t .50 A POLITICAL DISTINCTION T N HIS book, "The New Deal and Foreign Trade 1 Alonzo E. Taylor presents this thought-provoking answer to the question often propounded: What 5s the difference between socialism and the currently operative political philosophy in America: "The difference is one of method, not of objective Socialism implies ownership of the means of production, with subsequent equitable partition of the dividend The new deal implies control and regimentation of the means of production, ownership being left ostensibly in private^ hands, with subsequent equitable partition of the dividend. Under socialism, which really means state ownership, there is unification of ownership and operation. Under the new deal, ostensibly there is private ownership, with operation according to a planned system under the authority of the state. Thus interpreted, the new deal stands much closer to fascism than to communism. It differs from fascism in that this is an oligarchy at the top of the corporate state while the new deal'is designed to operate through co-operation of individuals within a democracy. The new deal shares the inherent weakness of democracy, contrasted with the inherent strength of an oligarchy in respect to technical mechanism and concentration of discipline. It differs from communism in the discipline needed and possessed. The organization implied in the new deal is far beyond anything previously undertaken in our country, both in scope and detail. It is in few ways simpler than the organization in communism and fascism." To a considerable extent the meaning of this is obscured in the flurry of academic verbiage. It is clear, however, that the writer of it isn't laboring under the belief that there is any identicalness, beyond name, between what passes for democracy now anJ what has passed for that commodity down through the years, beginning with Jefferson. AGAINST "CZAR STUFF" W HEN the head of a labor organization in Chicago wires to an official of a striking group in New York City that "if necessary, and at your discretion, ·we will call out every building service employe in the United States," he is taking a lot of responsibility,his shoulders. . . '--".." . · ' · - . , 1 If he could make good on such a threat to paralyze business activities Jn every city throughout the Jand merely to help New Yorker elevator operators and janitors in their dispute with employers, it would constitute an alarming . condition of affairs. Such power exercised by any private person or agency would place the citizenship of this country at the mercy of an intolerable unofficial dictatorship. The man to whom the message was addressed is quoted as saying "Let's fight it out in the streets." These words are another challenge to law, order, and the right of the great majority of people to go about their regular occupations. without interference. They suggest that some unwise labor leaders are ready to resort to mob rule and physical violence if they cannot accomplish their objectives by other means. Mayor LaGuardia of New York, who has always classified himself as an outstanding friend of the labor cause, announces that he does not propose to let a few labor bosses take over the government of the largest city in' the nation. The mayor's action in mobilizing municipal employes to handle the situation is universally indorsed by law-abiding 'citizens. SOMETHING FOR NOTHING I T'S EASY to see how those who live by oily tongue are encouraged to believe that there are still suckers abroad. All they need to do is examine the financial report of any pari-mutuel race track. At Santa Anita, Cal., for example, a total of 525,260,913 was wagered in a season which lasted about two months. This exceeded last year's total by about ten million dollars, which reflects a healthy increase of easymarks. On one day 41,700 persons paid their admittance fee for the privilege of wagering their money. The Jiorse races are highly incidental. It could as well he Jog races, or even flea races. The game is one of matching dollars--except that there's a deduction from each dollar put up of about 25 per cent, for state tax, management's "take" and other items. The percentage is all against the bettor but that doesn't quench his appetite to get something for nothing. True it's another field of feeding but it's the same old appetite that nurtured the Sir Francis Drake swindle, the oil well and gold mine promotions and every other racket down through the ages. Barnum was over conservative on his estimate ot one a minute. There's that many in the vicinity of every pari-mutuel race track. _~ n» a tm THE EMPLOYMENT PICTURE yT'S A singular fact that except for Japan, United . ·*· States trails the nations of the world in the tangible results obtained from its campaign against unemployment. This was brought out by the United States News in the following figures on unemployment reductions here and abroad in the past three years: United States, 19 per cent. Japan, IS per cent. Great Britain, 24 per cent. Belgium, 27 per cent. Sweden, 36 per cent. Canada, 42 per cent. More and more the facts suggest that America would have been further along on the road to recovery if it had followed the rules of experience and given less heed to our so-called "economic planners." T.OOK OUT BELOW * The irony of the recent communist speech over nationwide hookup lay in the fact that the speake was exercising a right of free speech that would utterly denied to him where communism prevails. After cruising about for a year or two on a private yacht, Douglas Fairbanks and Lady Ashley have had a "quick wedding" in Paris. Suggesting that "quick ness" is a highly elastic term. That Joe E. Brown is suffering from an attack o tonsilitis comes as no surprise to us. In his last pic ture we thought we detected signs of bad tonsils. "Large Sum for Army Is No Peace Gesture," says an Iowa editorial writer. But just what is a gesture worth in the armed world of today? The day's leading 1 question: Was it a democratic ongress or a republican president that swooped America into the depression? New York City has been having its painful ups and downs. FOREIGN AFFAIRS By MARK B. BVEKS EDITOR'S NOTE--Mr. Byers' interpretation of Germany's sensational military occupation of the Rhlnelond having been presented ui the news columns of this newspaper Saturday, comment in what follows is directed to other sections of the international stage, principally Japan. rpHE situation in Japan following the rebellion of the young officers in which four members of the government were murdered and the capital city terrorized for four days, remains obscure. But the Okada ·overnment of relative moderates was definitely destroyed by the revolt, whatever happens to the ring- eaders now under arrest. Okada escaped the assassins' bullets, but the military faction opposed to him got him out of office nevertheless. Prince Funoye refused the premiership, and Koki Hircta, well-known former foreign minister, seems likely to be the new head of the government as a sort f compromise figure between the extreme militarists and the business and financial community which has been thoroughly alarmed by the warrior zealots. Hirota has the confidence of the army, especially of hose who wish to go a bit slowly in conquests on the Asiatic mainland. He also has some support among businessmen, although they are insisting that e must follow the economic policy of Finance Minster Takahashi who was one of the first victims of he murderers. · Apparently this is to be arranged, so that it ap- iears that the military fanatics, who are pressing for trial of strength with Russia and summary meas- res with China, are not to have entirely their own fay. · * * EMTEEOK APPARENTLY ON SIDE OF MODERATES nHS indication is that the emperor is taking a hand ^ on the side of the moderates. Nevertheless, it seems o be true that the result of the surprising diet elec- ions, in which moderates made great gain, has to ome extent been nullified by the uprising. Because the Japanese bent.for concealment and "face saying" alt around; just who'is to be top-dog in Japan may not be discernible for some time. It will have o be deduced from the policies adopted. Hirota has invited co-operation from China, and as insisted that Japan will do nothing to disturb riendly relations with the United States and Great Jritain. But his notion of 'co-operation" includes Chinese recognition of Manchukuo, which is not ·eassuring. And we might feel better about his as- urances to this country if Japan were to restore "open door" in Manchukuo. « · · UNCLE SAM GETS TASTE OF COLONIAL REVOLUTION rpHB United States is having a little dose of colonial trouble, like other of the great powers. Ours is in Puerto Rico, where some violent nationalists agi- .ating for complete independence undertook a c'am- aign of assassination. The American General E. francis Riggs, head of the island police, was killed and a plot was discovered to assassinate the governor of the island. Secretary Ickes, under whose jurisdiction the island s ruled, says that the ringleader of the plot, a young Puerto Rican educated at Harvard, will be tried for reason. Charges of misgovernment and exploitation of the loorer natives are the alleged reasons back of the attempted revolt. Probably there is a little spice of red in it, too. Communists have been active all through the Latin Americas for several years, as the recent Brazilian rupture with Moscow brought to light. Just the other day Brazil arrested the alleged red chief of the South American agitation, and an American who betrayed him killed himself. Moscow, of course, denies any connection with the American communist activity. · » f IND OF ETHIOPIAN WAR MAY BE CLOSE AT HAND [·jNLESS the negotiations strike another snag not now indicated, there seems to be a fair chance of a prompt ending of the Ethiopian war without Euro- jean complications. After a round of public demonstrations in which most of the interested parties have set the stage to "save face" in their own countries, Ethiopia has sent in to Geneva an unqualified acceptance of the renewed conciliation proposals, and Mussolini's "spokesmen" have given, unofficially, a fav- irable reply. Thus the prolonged maneuverings behind the scene vhich followed the collapse of the Hoare-Laval agreement to surrender Ethiopia to Italy are beginning :o emerge into the open. Probably within a week con- iiderable progress toward the end of the war will be discernible. And it is here predicted that Ethiopia will be considerably the loser by the final terms of ettlement. So will Italy, for that matter. It is doubt- ul if any acquisitions Mussolini may make in Ethiopia will compensate Italy for the tremendous cost in men and resources. But II Duce may have, by this cost, restored his rapidly waning prestige. He has at any ate won a few victories in Ethiopia and taken "re- ·enge" for Aduwa. That may be worth the price to Mussolini. But t is reported that even in his fascist organization here is discontent, with many subordinate leaders talking of a new duce. It is unquestionably significant that in the last week Mussolini was forced to nationalize all the banks of Italy in order to bolster the failing credit of the regime, and raise the still needed sinews of war. DAILY SCRAP BOOK . . by Scott T936. by Cenfi*TPr«a Association, Inc. WA'fE.R DEAD SEA 15 -TIMES AS SArTy -TrtE. OCEAN ANP A tfUMAK BoDY CAHNor 61NK IN rf BLAZE 'THEIR. -TRAILS BY WO MAW IM. IS "THE CLkM To FAME oF DUCHS -Iris PERFORATIONS INDICATE. A 1 W ATiONALlTY- f BOSNIA AND rl£S BECAME PARTfoF i SlAVlA ,Tr!ESE S1AMPS (J3l8rl369) BY DIET and HEALTH By LOGAN CLEA'BENING, M. O. AVIATOR'S TESTS IMPORTANT T HE royal air corps of Great Britain, after the World war, showed that airplane accidents were ue 8 per cent to faulty mechanism in the machine, 2 er cent due to enemy fire, and 90 per cent to the hysical defects of the pilots. This being true, it is vident that careful physical examination is by all dds the most important element in preventing air- lane tragedies. Experience has borne this out because with the .xtremely careful physical tests which pilots have to pass now, accidents of this kind have been eliminated almost completely. Soon after the physical examinations were begun accidents were reduced 50 per cent. The interest in* this type of work has become' so '-. great that a special magazine is devoted -to the subject called, The Journal of Aviation Medicine, edited by Dr. Louis H. Bauer, and published in St. Paul, Minn. The tests made on prospective pilots include, of course, the general physical examination that would occur in any job requiring good physical fitness. Examination of the kidneySi b i ood pressure, n *"· tc., are all made, but there are three general tests rtiich the aviation pilot has to pass more rigidly than any other kind of an engineer. One of these is a spe- ial test for sight; another ia for equilibrium, and the hird is his mental reactions. Eyes Better Than Normal The eyes must be better 'than normal for distance ·ision, with quick and accurate vision and perfect .uscle balance and, of course, there must be good col- r preception and no night blindness. An interesting Test for Depth Perception for Aviators. est of the eyes is that of depth perception. This con- ists in' the ability to judge distance, as used by fly- rs in taking off, in formation flying at high speed, approaching buildings and other obstacles, and in making landings. The apparatus for making this test s called the "Howard Dolan Apparatus," and consists f a black box with two pegs, one stationary and the ther movable. One side of the box is open so that the pplicant can see the peg. They are attached to strings and he is told to place the pegs side by side. If he is pt able to do this closer than 30 millimeters he is isqualified. Color perception is naturally important for a pilot, nd people with color blindness are eliminated by the .sual tests. Diet for Third Week--Monday Breakfast -- One banana, sliced, with milk; one hredded wheat biscuit with milk; one cup black cof- ee. Luncheon--Orange; one lamb chop, broiled; oue- alf head lettuce, dressing; toast; coffee. Dinner:--One-half grapefruit; two eggs, boiled or cached; one-half head lettuce; tomato, dressing; oast; coffee. What is your weight today ? TOMORROW MARCH II) By C1.ARK K1NNA1KD Notable Births--Wilbur Glenn Voliva, b. 1S70, the. xratic master of Zion City. 111., and best known e.x- onsnt of the idea the world is flat. .·. ...Arthur Hoennegger, b. 1892, French modernistic composer Dr. Hans Luther, b. 1879, German ambassador o Washington Anna Hyatt Huntington. b. 1S76, sculptor Dr. George W. Lewis, b. 1882. aeronau- ical engineer Samuel Johnson, Jr., b. 1737 in uilford, Conn., was a contemporary but not a rela- ive of the Samuel Johnson who compiled England's irst popular dictionary. Sam, Jr., was the first Amer- can author to issue a dictionary in this country. Pub- shed in New Haven in 1798, it contained 4,150 terms. A modern American dictionary has 455,000). · » · March 10, 1864--Hiram Ulysses Grant, 42, became general-in-chief of the union armies, with the rank of ieutenant general. ONE MIINOTE PULPIT--All the labour of man ia for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.-- Ecelesiastes 6:7. EARLIER DAYS rBO.H GZ.OBE-GAZETTE FILES Thirty Years Ago-PARIS--Eleven hundred were killed when an explosion and fire occurred at the vast network of coal mines centered at Courrieres, in the north of France. It is said to be the greatest disaster in the history of continental mining. EAST ST. LOUIS, 111.--Overjoyed at the birth of a son into his family, Jacob Rompel, wealthy foundry owner of Belleville, died suddenly. E. J. Breen of Fort Dodge was in the city yesterday on a business trip. R. W. Barclay left today for Pipestone, Minn., on business. Miss Naomi Fletcher is visiting friends in Portland this week. Milt Gibson left last night for a few days' visit at Chicago. Twenty Years Ago-J. C. Isaacson returned today from a few days' business trip to Waterloo. Floyd Nash of Lake Mills is in the city visiting relatives. Mrs. W. T. Wise and son, Kermit, returned yesterday from Phoenix, Ariz., where they spent the past two months. Mrs. Arthur Johnson of Garner visited in the city with her son yesterday. COLUMBUS, N. Mex.--A band of 500 Villa bandits attacked this town today and killed a number of civilians and a few American soldiers, holding possession of the city for an hour and a half. Twenty-four Mexicans were killed by defenders of Columbus. Ten Years Ago-Mason City high school's declamatory team, coached by Mrs. J. E. McMahon,'won two firsts in the contests held last night. Thomas Gregory won first in the dramatic class and Miss Adelaide Davey won in the humorous division. Miss F. Janet Phillips of New York City is visiting here for a few days. Miss May Francis, state superintendent of public instruction, was in the city yesterday conferring with Mrs. Pearl Tannar, county superintendent. J. J. Hawthorne was elected president of the Presbyterian brotherhood of the First Presbyterian church last night. George Smith was chosen vice president and Lawrence Folsom is the new secretary-treasurer of the organization. Foster of Kanawha snared a field goal in the last minute to give his team a 22 to 21 victory over Mason City in the Class A finals of the sectional tournament. The Kanawha center was high point man for the game, scoring 5 goals while North of Mason City sunk 4. Hansell won the Class B title with a 21 to 19 win over Swaledale. Mason City placed Moen, North and Patton on the all-tournament team, while Foster and Pruisman of Kanawha also placed on the all-star quintet. ALL OF US By MABSHAU. MASIIN THE PERFECT GENTLEMAN--HTJH! D ON'T ASK me how he does it. I don't know. But he always does the right thing in just the right way and I don't know whether I admire or hate him more. For instance, such a little thing as helping the lady put on her coat He's sitting at dinner with her and it's time to go. She needs her coat Instantly, but without awkward speed, he's on the spot. He holds her coat just right, the arm holes in just the right place, he slips the coat around, her. Do I do it that way? Don't be silly; you know I don't When I help a lady put her coat on, she must take the good intention for the' deed. I'm just a little late, I'm just a bit awkward, I hold the coat in just the wrong position, so that I hinder her more than I help Am I toe perfect gentleman? She knows I'm not. And when he stands behind her chair at dinner and gives the chair a gentle shove, observe his deftness Perhaps he doesn't help her at all, but at least he doesn't bang it against her knees so she sits down with a sudden thump Do I do it that way? Would you mind if we shifted the subject a bit? You know I don't. And speaking of conversation, there's that perfect gentleman again, so attentive, so agreeable, drawing the lady into interesting chatter, never getting excited, never contradicting, never dragging "I think" or "in my opinion" into his remarks, letting the lady realize she's the most fascinating confection that ever drifted over his horizon What a contrast the perfect gentleman is to some oafs I know. What awkward, egotistical stumble-bums he makes them out to be. They say a perfect gentleman never intentionally, or even unintentionally, hurts anybody's feelings Dickens he doesn't: He never, never fails to hurt mine! OBSERVING "ONE CAN DIFFER WITH AS WELL AS FBOM"--NOAH have had occasion twice in the past few weeks to use the term "differ with." Each time there was a call from a reader whose specialty is nicety of speech, oral and written. He contended that the expression should be "differ from." This friend, who has a habit of being right, apparently didn't consult Mr. Webster on this particular point. He would have found specific and unmistakable authority for "differ with" and a supporting quotation from Daniel Webster as follows: . '"I have differed with the president ... on many questions of great general interest and importance." "Differ with" is defined "To have a difference, cause of variance, or quarrel; to dispute; to contend." This reader undoubtedly will go on differing from me on this and a number of other questions but it isn't going to keep me from differing with him whenever I can enlist Noah as my ally in the argument. I freely concede that "than" is frequently used instead of "from" in connection with "different," occasionally in this department, I presume. Maybe that's what threw this reader off the scent. How about it, Ralph? Another call is invited. --o-YOUTHFUL DRIVERS AMERICA'S WORST - have long heard it stated g that our youngbloods are the poorest class of drivers and these Travelers' News Bureau figures based on last year's showing in America seem to bear out such a claim. Drivers In No. Accidents Killed Under 18 years.. 15,820 790 18 to 24 years... 246,280 11.500 25 to 64 years...912,470 28,050 65 and over 23,390 1,420 "'The young driver may be good, but certainly not good enough. The ratio of drivers under IS in fatal accidents to the total of that group n,all accidents, was 43 per cent worse last year than the average of all drivers. The record of drivers 18 :o 24 was nearly as bad." --o-HAKE WAY FOR MICKEY · xOONEY AMON" STARS jMot volunteer the prediction that Bgjlgthe rr ".-"'.table work done GO?" by little Mickey Rooney as 3 uck. or Robin Goodfellow, in the screen production of "A Midsummer ight's Dream" will stamp him as :he ablest boy who has ever sky^ rocketed into stardom in the movies. Jis. portrayal of ..this character seemed to me to be" the foremost : eature of a most unusual produc- ion. POETIC SALUTE TO A WEATHER. PROPHET ^ received this poetic salute to ^ our weather prophets from ^R. H. Langstroth of the Odd Fellows home, wno hasn't let his 90-some odd years dull his sense of humor: OUR IOWA WEATHER PROPHET Our ground hoc Ihli year enme out ol his hole On the u«u«l February nccund. And lie siiw his Hhauuw and went back In for six weeks more* we reckoned. There's jflve weeks now Bone, the snow banks loom, Our whole Blnte with frost Is tied And with only another week to so. Sprlnc couldn't t ct here It she trleil. And now the lone list livlns and (lead Of weather prophets you can scan. And If you're honest you can't help out sec Our Iowa ground IIOE lends the \tai. And the budcet maker* ran take the hint, To them bo H nun-Iy known, We'll jmy no tax for a weather bureau ^'c've got a prophet of our own. And of this yeiir prophesies, the list Our Kroundhos's name will head I t , And then he can fall for the neit two years Without losing any credit. --0-WIPE DEAD, WISCONSIN HJBERNATOR MUST GET UP JJTO^ see by the papers that "Tur- Spgkey" Gehrke, Watertown, *s2^"Wis.. saloon keeper is out of bed. Mr. Gehrke, by way of reminder, is the bird who has'been receiving international publicity because of his practice of hibernating for the winter. But he's had to get up this winter and tend to business because his wife died. It's eight hours of. sleep and the customary amount of labor for Gehrke now, according to the dispatches. "Turkey" got all the publicity, but Mrs. Gehrke, it appears, had to do the work. She ran the business while her rotund and burly husband lazed in bed. He's still alive and she's gone--worn out, perhaps, by trying to do all her work and take care of her husband's as well. No comment is necessary. But we imagine "Turkey" must miss his help-meet considerably. She must have been a remarkable woman, and a long-suffering one. TO WHOM WAS OLD VOLTAIRE TALKING? have heard and seen that old Voltaire sentiment a hun- times, I'm sure--the one which goes: "I wholly disapprove of what you say but-will de- rend to the death your right to say it." But never have I seen or heard who was at the receiving end when ie said it. Who knows the.circum- stances? 'If'I learn,'I'll pass the information along to F. E. F., who raised the question. Answers to Questions By FREDE1UC 3. HASK1N TJ.EASE NOTK--A reader can get the answer to any question of fact by writ- Ing Mason City Globe-Gazette Information Bureau, Frederic .1. Haskin, Director, Washington. D. C. Pleasa incloso three (3) cents foi reply. What is Kate Smith's nationality '.' E. W. Born in Greenville, Va. She is therefore an American. Her parents were of Irish descent. By whom ana how is it decided whether a person, a poet or author especially, will be placed in Westminster Abbey after death? D. G. The dean of Westminster Abbey determines who shall be buried in the abbey. What is ironstone china? A. a. A fine felspathic earthenware patented by Miles Mason in 1813. It was also made by Spode. In 1851, the business was sold to Francis Morley and afterwards to G. L. Ashworth and Brother of Hanley. who continued the manu- 'acture as also do Baker and company, Ltd., at Fenton. This ware s supposed to derive its name from ironstone slag used in its manufacture but it is also probably so named because of its hardness and ;lear "ring." How does one differentiate between head wind and a fair wind? W. H. Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey writes: "Any wind that blows in the direction in which a ship is sailing is a fair wind. Any other wind is a head wind." Tel] of Gallaudet college for the deaf. J. R. Edward Miner Gallaudet was born at Hartford, Conn., in 1S37, the son of T. H. Gallaudet. Graduated at Trinity college in 1856 and :aught in his father's institution for deaf mutes in Hartford. 18o6- 5T. In 1857. he organized the Co- umbia institution for the deaf, dumb and blind at Washington. He developed from it the Gallaudet college, of which he became the first president, servin? from 1864 to 1911. He died in 1917. Can aviators stunt with gliders? U. C. A pilot has been recorded as having looped the loop 300 times in a 5-hour flight with a glider. If North Carolina's uldth were lorth and south instead of east and ivest, how far north would the state extend? E. B. Reach to Canada. Is it true that chess players in big tournaments get so mad they will not speak to one another? A, R. It is said that of 11 players in the ast New York grand tournament six players were not on speaking :erms at the start and all 11 were that hostile at the close. Can the kin? of England dissolve the British parliament? A. T. The king of England has official- y the right to prorog--that is, to idjourn the parliament--but cannot dissolve it. The parliament is an ' elected body and under the British constitution has the same right to function in its sphere as the king in his own. Did George Bernard Shaw go to college? E. G. Self educated after his fifteenth year. What woman controls the Soviet cosmetic Industry ? E. M. Madame Olga Karpovskaya, wife of Premier Molotoff. How many kinds of fish caught in Florida? G. F. More than 600 species, weighing from a few 'ounces to several hundred pounds. Was Queen Victoria born in Germany? F. .V. No. The Duke and Duchess of Kent, although they lived in Europe before the birth of the princess, were determined their child should be born in England because of the possibility she might one day be queen. They accordingly journeyed across Germany to England where they were established in Kensing-, ton palace when the Princess Victoria was born May 24, 1819. What \vas used back ot glass in old mirrors? L. S. Backed with tin foil and mercury. The glass was thoroughly cleaned and the foil then laid on and made smooth. The mercury was subsequently poured on the foil and the excess sponged off. Fish and Seafoods The selection, preparation and service of fish and seafoods is a distinct branch of the culinary art. A timely 24 page booklet available through our Washington information bureau offers 50 choice recipes for delectable seafood dishes. This compact kitchen aid, crammed with scientific data from the United States bureau of fisheries, fully illustrated, and carrying many recipes tasted by the rigid standards of the U. 8. Bureau of Home Economics, will be an invaluable addition to any cookbook shelf. Use coupon. The Mason City Globe-Gazette Information bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, director, Washington, D. C. I inclose 6 cents in com (carefully wrapped) for the booklet "Fish and Sea Foods." Name Street City State (Mai! to Washington, D. C.) 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