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TUESDAY, APRIL 3,1934 IKASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THREE A LEE SYNDICATE NEWSI-APE] Issued Every Week Day by U» MASON CM* GLOBE-GAZETTE JCOMPANY llil-123 Eut State Street No. 3800 "LEE P. Looms - - - Pub " s . her W. EARL HALL - - Managing Ed tor ENOCHA.NOREM - - - City Editor LLOXD L. GEER - Advertising Manager MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS--The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for publication o£ all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper, and also all local news published herein. SUBSCRIPTION RATES - cle ". Ls ^ firss r..? OUTSIDE MASON «W» AND CLEAR LAKE - To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime distinguishes the virtuous Irom the wicked. ---ALFIERI CHINA TO QUIT SILVER T T MUST be something of a blow to the vociferous .'.'. * silver advocates in congress, who have been whoop- Jne It up for free coinage of silver and government m- Srease of silver prices, to learn that China is contem- Sj plating embracing the gold standard. For years now i" they have been maintaining that the monetization of '' silver would increase our trade with the orient because China, the great market, is on a silver basis. The recent Dies bill, increasing the price of silver, was sup posed to offer a great boon to our Oriental trade because of increasing the purchasing power of Chinese money. Of course that is a misconception. China, like any other foreign customer, in the long run, buys its Amer lean imports with Chinese export goods. We canno sell China or any other country very much for very long unless we buy about as much as we sell. This i an economic truism that is continually re-iterated anc j continually ignored by bootstrap economists bu 1 everything in recent and past history proves its truth ' Therefore, increasing the price of silver increases th cost of Chinese goods In China, and makes it so mucl tie more difficult for China to maintain the export with which she purchases American goods. The thraj works just in reverse to the claims of the silver ad vocates. In going on the gold standard, China would be get ting into step with the rest of the commercial world If as and when an international gold parity is re established, Chinese trade will be on an even basi with that of other nations. Sooner or later there will be.a revival of the gol Standard for international business, probably at some where near the present levels of international mone values. Stabilization of the new standards seems jus about worked out. Perhaps some day we shall see s sensible an innovation as a discontinuation of actua gold shipment and settlement of international balance merely by cross-entries on the books of some worl financial institution--like the Bank of Internationa Settlement in Switzerland. u CHEAPER OR DEARER? S. CENSUS authority Is claimed for the asse · tion that privately owned electric companies juld desire. It became in some ways a "show place" mong cities. But it all cost money. Now Cleveland is as depicted above. It will take ears to work out of its enormous debt. Its credit completely gone. It must limp along like a shell f itself, giving none of the service to taxpayers to hich they are entitled for their money. The penni- ss condition of the municipality will be reflected In a serious reduction of the prosperity of Individuals. Cities often borrow airily, with the notion that fu- ure generations will do the paying. Cleveland is an xample that the chickens come home to roost quicker than expected. Money borrowed in haste must be aid for painfully--and the taxation part of it is not 11 the bill, by a long shot. Pertinent or Impertinent DAILY SCRAP BOOK Barring companies which have flown the mail from idding on the short term contracts apparently was way to insure that whoever does the job will be un- quipped and untrained for the job. * * * Journalism students at the University of Iowa did neat job of getting up and getting out last week s 32 iage tabloid form edition of the Clayton County Reg- ster. « · » "What's become o£ all those old Ford stories?" you ask. Easy. They've been given a new coat of paint and trolled to Mae West. rr « * * Now they're working on an anesthetic that lasts until the surgeon presents his bill. As a new deal, the one created by George Washington still ranks high. 0 . * » * A IT-gun salute to Mason City's new mayor! OTHER VIEWPOINTS Iowa sell their electricity 27 per cent kilowatt hou (Jieaper than municipal establishments. Ninety-three per cent of all energy sold in Iowa produced by private companies which receive on 90.6 per cent of the total revenue, it is further claime In other words, municipal establishments sell 7 pr cent of the total current and receive 9.4 per cent '$ the total revenue. '] Nationally, according to this same public utili I sponsored report, the private companies sell energy 13 § per cent cheaper than municipal plants. f This report is either true or it's untrue. If it is true, the public should know it and if it's untrue, there is an equal need for exposure. One of the things in which we shall be interested |i is whether the escape from taxation by municipal plants has been taken into consideration in these figures. The census bureau bulletin on which these calculations were based is designated as "Special L. P. 56" and copies are procurable from Washington. Our order for one, incidentally, is already on its THE VOTE ON THE VETO Chicago Tribune: The overriding of the presidents ,eto of the independent offices' appropriation bill is a natural if not inevitable event. It is a culmination -at least we hope a culmination-ofa long processor dubious and reckless spending of public money. From Boulder dam to the Tennessee Valley experiment congress has been pressed to waste money on all kinds o, rejects until the mountain of federal debt is so huge hat it overshadows and belittles even an addition of 228 million dollars. The loyal resistance in both parties to the demands of the organized service men has had the ground cut out from under it by the gargantuan Spending on other projects and members of rangress could not explain either to themselves or their constituents why service men or federal employes should be excepted from the otherwise unstinted largess of the government. Senators and representatives who have tried in the past to check the growth of federal expenditure deserted in the face of this paradox. The president's veto had not only the force of reason, but that of his own great personal prestige Dut his appeal for economy for a balanced budget and for wise public policy in the allotment of public funds was fatally weakened by inevitable contrast with the administration's program of expenditure. The result is nothing for which the nation may be rationally thankful. On the contrary, it is occasion for the gravest self-questioning at Washington and throughout the country. It is in itself deplorable but it is only one aspect of conditions in politics, in government and in public sentiment which darkly menace the nation. If there is anything of good to be hoped for in this event it is that it may shock the American people and their political leadership into a realization of the disaster toward which they have been swift!;' moving. Rich in resources as this country is, in natural wealth, in wise institutions, in the energy and character of our people, nevertheless the prosperity and progress of this nation will not long survive the attacks made upon it in recent years. The prospect is one of bankruptcy, moral and material, and it will be reached sooner than we realize unless we arrest our course and return to sound politics. Af AqE oF 14- WAS ABLE to OF ifiE BIBLE iNtb \4r DIFFERENT" IM LAER LIFE HE DISCOVERED -THE. ETHER' AND SOLVED HE BLOCK-; OF SALT* WERE ONCE. BY ^ APPLE 'TREE WA5 MADE A IEVOUT NEAR BUDAPEST .HUNCARY BECAUSE A, FORMATION OH -TrlE'fR.UNK RE5EMB -THE ACCEPTED PICTURES OF OUR. SAVIOUR. m OBSERVING suppose we'll never iive it down--those of us who got "taken in" by the pranksters at the recent meeting of a certain organization in Mason City. Here's how: Two members of the entertainment committee passed out instructions to a certain few that the program was to take the form o£ an impromptu show, "All you neea to do in advance," the instructions went, "is to provide yourself with a costume. You'll be given your part after you get there." In rny case the costume consisted of a top hat of ancient vintage and a swallow-tailed coat. In the case of another, it was a conductor's uniform--obtained by making a trip to Manly. In another case, the specifications called for a blond wig and an evening gown. Still another, an acrobat's tights and breechclout. Came the night of the show and the assembly of the players in a dressing room. "Wonder what it's all about?" was the question on everybody's mind. Finally the call to the stage for the instructions and the impromptu play. "We're fortunate," began F. B. S., as the motley cast lined up in front of him, "to have a manuscript furnished by a Mason City playwright, DIET and HEALTH Dr Clcndenlng cannot diagnose or give- personal answers to letters trora readers When questions are at general Interest, however, they will be taken up, In order. In the dally column. Address your Queries to Dr. Logan clcndentng. care of Ohe Globe-Gazette. Write legibly and not more than 200 words. Dixie Willson." And he proceeded to thumb EARLIER DAYS An Interesting Dully Feature Drawn From the Globe-duetto'" Flics o« tlie Venrs Cono Bj. through some typewritten sheets, to accentuate the suspense. "By the way," came a. raucous voice -from the audience, "what's the name of this here show?" · "The name of our show?" repeated F. B. S. "I forgot to tell you. It's 'GATHERING IN THE NUTS!' That's all, boys, cast is dismissed." There followed a disorderly, retreat to the dressing room to the guffaws of those who had been let in on the plot. This is, I'm quite sure, something that won't be lived down in any brief period. ANOTHER BUBBLE BURSTS Dubuque Telegraph-Herald: Get-rich-quick bubbles burst all too soon. A week or so ago San Francisco residents in great numbers found great lumps of stuff floating in San Francisco bay which they believed to e ambergris. Now ambergris, as possibly everyone knows, is ex- emely valuable, almost as much so as ginseng root, is used as a material in the process of making per- ae. So the ambergris colony on San Francisco bay rew by leaps and bounds and everyone who could get way spent every day possible hunting for the ma- erial. But alas and alack--chemists have declared the aul to be only a sea-hardened substance used for leaning San Francisco sewers. Another bubble has burst. By LOGAN (XENDENINO, M. I). SAYS PICTURE WOULD HELP W HEN THE idea of a surgical operating room is suggested, it does not conjure up a very homey kind of place. The bare white walls, the masked attendants looking ghost-like and inhuman, the very business-like looking tables and apparatus, may all speak of efficiency, but undoubtedly they are rather scary. And nowadays patients are often awake all t h r o u g h their own operations, through the use of local anesthesia cr spinal anesthesia, and do not want to have their eyes covered with a towel all this time, so in some hospitals they have taken to painting scenes on the walls of the operating room in order to divert the attention of the central actor in the scene. These pictures are designed so that the eye will follow them around and be mildly interested--such as rabbits running in and out of a wood, elephants, pen- ]r. Clendeninc guins, mermaids, deep sea creatures, Adam and Eve leaving the Garden of Eden, and George Washington chopping down the cherry There- is. ns reason-- surgical, scientific or antiseptic -- why an operating room should be all white _or county, are B r u i i s a n F r a n k Mathias of Denver, Bremer re in the city guests at the home of their Mrs. Nate Kotchell, way. "I TOLD YOU" STARTS ·T IS interesting, and perhaps significant, that in the senate vote over-riding the president's veto of the federal employes and veterans compensation bill, every republican voted against Mr. Roosevelt, including the so-called progressives who have been adopted at the white house. Even Hiram Johnson, recently indorsed by the administration for re-election against democratic aspirants in California, deserted Roosevelt on the test. So did Bronson Cutting of New Mexico, whose en. dorsement by Roosevelt has been expected because of fihis support of the president both in the campaign of 1932 and in the senate since. There appears to be little gratitude in politics, and democratic regulars will whisper "I told you so." They never did believe that making love to republicans would get the democratic administration much. BUSTED BY BORROWING W HAT can happen to a city that goes too confidently into debt and then runs into bad times is |i now being illustrated in Cleveland, where street lights \ no longer burn at night, and where the fire and polic departments are to be cut 50 per cent. Garbage will be collected every 60 days, and ashes only twice a year Drawbridges will be closed to traffic, standing open for passage of boats because the city has no money fo operating them. It is a picture of decay and degeneration, virtua bankruptcy. It will increase crime enormously, rais insurance rates, and tremendously impede business Cleveland can't pay its taxes, but it will be taxed eve more in lost business and welfare through its collapse This is the result of over-borrowing upon one o the largest and most prosperous cities of the nation In normal times. It seemed to the politicians of th Ohio metropolis that its'credit was inexhaustible, an !ts taxes able to carry any burden placed upon them Bonds were issued, series upon series. Clevelan bought itself everything its most ambitious citizen r s r . who has been visiting at the Kotchell home for sev- ral weeks, has gone to Phillips, W,s., where she will nake a short sojourn with friends and then go to tree. MINNESOTA'S GOVERNOR IS FRANK St. Cloud Journal-Press: Governor Olson says he is radical, and his keynote speech justified his boast. Vhat the country needs is conservative sense and conomy lower taxes and full value received by the eople. That may be old-fashioned fogyism to the onorable governor, but there are people who are a it weary of paying the state high rate of taxes, that re going to increase under the Olson outline. The overnor is to be commended for his frankness, so :hat the people may know just what he proposes to -- _ gray. Walls with pictures on them can be kept quite as clean as a blank wall. And, indeed, if they are painted over frequently, as they should be, they can be kept even cleaner. A better scheme, however, it seems to me, would be to use one of those trans-lux traveling lighted strips that you find in brokers' offices, and while you are having your gall bladder out you could see the current Mutt and Jeff, the Gumps, Little Orphan Annie, the Bungles, or the mobs in the Paris streets, or, in fact, anything that you called for. iou might even have a prayer on one of these strips, such as: Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the -Lord my soul to keep, I don't care what becomes of where the diseased part is, But I hope they don't bust through into where my heart is. I invite suggestions for these prayers. The really great advances in surgery in the past few years have been not in the fact that the technique has been improved, but that surgeons have become more physiological in the study of the drugs which they use in -peritonitis or intestinal obstruction or in shock and post-operative and pre-operative conditions generally, which' so greatly increase the safety of the patient. make .. ~ ~ - - her home in Gateway, Mont. The Mason City band met Thursday evening at the assembly room of the courthouse for a practice hour. True to the call of Professor Perry of the University many citizens of the city and county have tetrmatecTa willingness to assist in beautifying the grounds on Patriot Hill and this morning teams were ·present and the work began. Miss McCormick of Garner is a guest at the Ar- jri-iv B « ,,,-- Keeling, late of the Philippine islands, where he has been serving as a soldier, is in the city for a short visit and will go to Swaledale for a further visit with relatives. Twenty Years Ago-John R Trainer, former resident of Mason City, but now of St. Paul, was here yesterday looking after business interests. Raymond Dutro left last night for Canton, III., on a business trip. . Miss Mabel Westfall came here from Delhi last week to resume her studies and graduate with her Mrs F A. Stevens returned last night from Secoora, Mexico, where she visited with her daughter. BATAVIA, Java.--Twenty natives were killed and 50 others injured when a train ran' into a herd of buffalo at Tanjong, where the locomotive and several cars were derailed and overturned at a bridge. John F. Ford, mayor of Fort Dodge, was in the city yesterday and called on the city commissioners. ~ . - v . *rmr,l*Trrt m.*.. rril,^ fnrnmlc "RllVlp" \Vnd- was interested in this list ot the five largest seaports in the world, from the standpoint of area: Port Phillip, Melbourne Harbor, Australia, approximately 400 square miles; Yokohama, Japan, 200 square miles; New York City, 175 square miles; San Francisco, 79 square miles; Bombay, India, 60 square miles. --o-have failed in my efforts to contact N. M. Havens--no address given--who recently directed a communication to the Globe-Gazette. He isn't listed in the telephone or city directories and a letter addressed to him through the mails has been "returned for better suppose there is not a reader who will admit he is a poor driver. 1C there has been an accident, each driver will usually blame the other fellow. But there; is a way to judge a record. . The quality of driving is measured by accidents--whether you or someone else was at fault. What is the greatest distance you have ever driven without a single mishap-even a scratched fender? Five thousand miles between accidents is poor driving, according to the National Safely Council. Twenty thousand miles is only fair. Eighty thousand miles is good, but by no means excellent. Many drivers, most of whom operate commercial vehicles and thus spend whole days behind Uie wheel, can boast ot 200,000, 300,000 and even more accident-free miles. If you are as good a driver as they are, the chances are you will never have an accident of any kind. Remember that a scratched fender or a bent bumper, no matter who was to blame, counts as an accident. Now, just how good a driver are sympathize with a certain woman who lives in a town not so far from here. It seems she had some chopped beef, hamburger, or something of the sort in her icebox, left over from one night when her husband didn't come home for dinner. Being frugal she decided to have in a few of her women friends for lunch, using the hamburger, or whatever it was. Having kept the meat for three or four days, however, she began to wonder during its preparation whether it was still good. So she literally 'tried it out on the dog.' She called in her poodle, gave him a spoonful of it and waited to see what would happen. The dog seemed perfectly all right, so the woman went ahead and prepared her lunch and her guests came and ate it. When they had finished with the mam course and were just about to have dessert, the maid came into the room, leaned over her address." I want to be sure there is shoulder and whispered, "Mrs. Ho. and So, the dog is dead!" Frightened out of her wits, the hostess immediately called a doctor who brought his stomach pump and worked on all the guests and the hostess, much to everyone's discomfort, of course, and to the terrific embarassment of the hostess. And just as they had finished and were recovering on the beds, davenport and so on. a man came to the front door and asked to see the woman of the house. She struggled to the door to see what was wanted and the caller said: "I have come to settle about your dog. It was my car that ran over him and caused his death." . such a person before I give space to r m n i c t i o n . I know not what the truth may : be, I merely tell it as 'twas told to e. And I insist it's a good story. Is Hugo Stinnes still living? R. H. dell THE VETO VOTE SIZED UP Don L. Berry in Indianola Record: If the vote was a reproof to the parlor bolsheviks who seem dominant n. the.administration and who can borrow plenty of money to spend for everything else, it was whole- ,ome. If it was a bid for the soldier vote, it was cowardly. If it was merely a political move to put the jresident in a- hole, it was unfair. There might be lie further motive with some that the government De bankrupt at once and have it over with, SAID CONGRESS TO THE PRESIDENT Estherville News: "But when the president said 'you're 228 million dollars over my budget estimates" congress simply said "why you're a couple of billion dollars over ours already. Our fun is small fun," said the house. "You spend by the billion." TODAY IN HISTORY - APBIt 3 EDITOR'S MAIL BAG FULL CREDIT TO ROBERTSON MASON CITY, April 2--R. E. Robertson, county engineer, should get 100 per cent credit for the building of good roads in this county. The 18 men on the graveling gang have worked under Mr. Robertson since early last fall in gravel pits and on the rock road. We have worked hard at all times for him and did everything the way he wanted it done. Mr. Robertson knows that the county needs good roads. Mr. Robinson, 509 Fourth street southwest, has hauled these 18 men since the work started and will say that they are a hard working gang. Also, I have an O. K. truck for this work. We are all well pleased with this work and are sorry the end Is near. We all thank Mr. Robertson for the work and also President 1 Roosevelt for this CWA work. The people of this county should give Mr. Robert- Notables Born This Date--Edward Everett Hale, b. 1822. In 1863, he wrote the story of Lieut. Philip Nolan, "by way of showing young Americans of today what it is to be 'A Man Without a Country, and hoped it would be a lesson to a country divided by war. * * Washington Irving, b. 1783, author of "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and many another well- loved tale, first of a procession of literary figures to be XI. S. envoy to Spain. * * Richard n, king of England, b. 1366. (Not to be confused with Richard the Lion-Hearted, crusader, or Richard III, who offered his kingdom for a horse and lost his life upon Bosworth field). * * Reginald de Koven, b. 1859, composer of "Robin Hood," "Rip Van Winkle" and other American light operas. * * John Burroughs, b. 183T, naturalist. * * Margaret Anglin,. b. 18T6, actress. I860--Messrs. Russell, Major and Waddell, government contractors, began operating the Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express company, the famed "pony express," and only 14 days separated New York and San Francisco. * o · lgg2_At St. Joe, on the muddy Missouri, where the express ponies used to meet the iron horses, two gangsters, Robert and Charles Ford, treacherously killed their leader in his home. The reason: A reward of $10,000 for the capture, dead or alive, of Jesse W. James. · . . ' · · · 1913--Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst was sentenced in London to three years in prison for militant advocacy of equal suffrage. · · · 1933--Two planes carrying the athletic young Marquess bf'-Clydesdale, Group Capt. Peregrine Forbes Moraht .Fellowe, and other bold Britishers, -saw what no men had ever seen before: The peak of Mt. Ever- S4.N ANTONIO, Tex.--The famous "Rube" Wadu ^ . , once one of the greatest baseball pitchers, died at a sanitarium here late yesterday after a long fight against tuberculosis. Ten Years Ago-Dr. Stella Mason will speak at the Methodist church at Charles City tomorrow evening. H. L: Robinson of the Sherman Sample store is transacting business in Des Moines this week. A meeting to organize an Iowa-Minnesota baseball league will be held at the Chamber of Commerce next Monday. DAVENPORT--Dan Steck, former Legion commander is the choice of the democrats for Iowa as the contestant for the United States senate with the man the republicans choose to run for this office. Fred A. Ontjes, local attorney, today announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for representative in congress from the fourth district, opposing G. N. Hangen of Northwood, the present representative. . , . . , . .. Abbott Wolf, junior in the college of dentistry at the University of Minnesota, has returned to his studies for the last quarter of the year, after a visit with relatives here. Sam H. Hoyt, son of Mr. and .Mrs. S. M. Hoyt. 1225 Twelfth street northwest, is visiting his parents and friends in the city. He died in 1924. He was a German financier and industrialist, and in his last years was scheming for a super-trust that would control almost every industry in Germany. In cookery, how do stewing and boiling: differ? H. N. · Stewing is accomplished with less applied heat. Only a small quantity of water is added to the meat or vegetables to be stewed, and only enough heat applied for simmering. How long ago is it believed by scientists that the common ancestors of man and the great apes lived? ONCE OVERS son 100 per cent credit for these roads and thank est, tallest spot in the world. Mr. Everest, which wor- him for what ho has done. shipful Tibetian natives regard as an inconquerable CWA GRAVELING GANG J abode of the gods, is still to be climbed successfully, By J. J. M U N U Y KEEP BICKERINGS TO YOURSELF Unfortunately, in many homes, there are heated arguments in the presence of children. This is bound to lessen the respect young persons should have'for their parents. This is also true when parents allude to some ot the unfavorable traits of relatives. In the case of very young children, the relation of such facts may suggest to them that they would like to be similar to the realtives against whom the derogatory statements have been made. In older children, it may suggest that any meanness they have within themselves is inherited. Thus they have an excuse, when they fail to control tendencies towards evils. Parents muat control themselves, when angry, it they expect their children to do the same. Sometimes the disgust caused by frequent quarrels between parents prevents the same thing occurring in the latter lives of the children. But too often, the children from homes where quarrels are frequent, are quarrelsome in the homes they later establish. Scriptural Thought--Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which He hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.--Ecclesiastes 9:9. Opinions vary. One theory sets the time at 50.000,000 years ago; another, approximately 5,000,000. Dr. Ales 'Hrdlicka, of the Smithsonian Institution, reaches the conclusion that the time was about 25,000,000 years ago. Is there a late book which discusses the "bibles" of the leading religions of the world? W. D. Seven Great Bibles by Alfred W. Martin discusses the sacred books of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Mohammedanism Judaism and Christianity. Are papers In which tobacco is wrapped in making cigarets imported? C. S. Practically all cigaret papers in this country come from France, which makes the cigaret paper for almost the entire world. When was the first almanac published in XJ. S.? J. C, For the New England colonies by William Pierce in, 1639 at Cambridge, Mass. Can a person ask you to get some information from a government department for him? .1. M. 1 Such a request will be complied | with immediately. The mail is sort-! ed in this office, and researchers | personally visit the departments | with letters which need this treatment. Send question to this newspaper's Information Bureau inclosing coin or stamp for reply. Address Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington, D. C. Was there more than one poet named Tasso? B. K. Two--father and son. Bernardo Tasso, 1493-1569, Italian poet, is chiefly remembered as the father of Torquato, the greater Tasso, epic poet, born 1544, died 1595. If the present Prince of Wales ascends the throne unmarried, who will be the Prince of Wales? E. I'- The Duke of York will be the heir and will presumably be made Prince of Wales. Who first collected bonks? W. H. While there were many early book collectors one of the most noted i vas Appelicon, the Athenian, who has become famous because his enthusiasm carried him so far that he stole choice books whose owners refused to sell. He was very rich and collected an important library but finally was driven from Athens because of his thefts. In his collection were first editions of Aristotle and Theophrastus and he had a priceless copy of the Iliad. All books then were in scroll form. Apellicon died in 84 B. C. How much money have Americans invested In the Philippines, Cuba and Hawaii? I. SI. All of the American investments in the Philippines amount to about Slo-1.000,000, in Cuba to $1.360,000,000. and in Hawaii to 5216,000,000. If one's army discharge papers become lost could you please tell me to whom I should write to get another discharge paper? C. M. We are inclosing an application blank, which you should fill'Out and send to the adjutant general's office, War department, Washington, D. C.. in order to obtain a duplicate of your original discharge. Where is the new speech laboratory? F. K. The International Committee on the American Speech opened an experimental laboratory, The Speech Center, at 126 East Thirtieth street, New York, N. Y. AUNT MET By Robert Quillen u .*·» "Amy ain't disloyal in her heart. *She just flirts with other men because that's the only kind of excitement she can afford."

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