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THURSDAY. JANUARY 14, 1943 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE An A. W LEK NEIVBPAFEB Issued Every We** Day by Hit MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE LOOK OUT 8ELOW -- How Much Longer Can He Fool 'Em? B f f H f « ' "»«« Aprfl 1 7 , 1930, a t the post. Office at Mason City. Iowa, under the act of March 3 leia MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS -The Associated Press J« exclusively enlltled lo the use (or republlcatlon of an ne!S dlspalches credited to It or not otherwise credited In This paper and also the local news published herein SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason Ci ly and Clear La kc. Mason city a n d Clear La k c by the year .......... $10.00 by the week. . $ 20 OUTSIDE MASON CITV AND CLtAK LAKE AN-J \V«TH1N 100 MILES OJ MASON t^TV Per year by carrier. . .810.00 By mall 6 monlh L-I »i fSZSfSS* "-1 i3! aJSffi SSSS;::SiH *-^ year oy man ..... S 6.00 By mall 1 month. . .s .60 OUTSIDE 100 BHLE ZONK . Peryf.sio.oo 6 months 55.50 3 months S3.00 1 month 51.00 Radio, Newspapers and Truthful News r*LAHE MARSHALL, able editorial director oj v/ the Cedar Rapids Gazette, has written officers of the American Newspaper Publishers association voicing the fear that the radio is outstripping newspapers in the field of' news gatlierin" Newspapers, he admits, show enterprise "here and there,' but their efforts lack co-ordination on a national scale. This co-ordination would be the function of the news services-- by distributing the news dug out by individual newspapers-- and . Mr. Marshall asserts that if the purpose of the anti-trust suit against the Associated Press was . intimidation, the goal has already been reached As examples he cites Leon Henderson's resignation, concerning which the news services gave £*to e f«M «? XCUSfe , ° E " a lame baek " whereas radio told the real reasons; also Fulton Lewis wL S h"S abuse of rationing- regulations in Washington, which press services, he says, failed The Chicago Tribune pounces upon this complaint and m an extended "lead" editorial urges the press associations to follow the Tribune example in "interpreting" the news dispatches that it sends out. * * # f MOW ONE of the practices of the Tribune which *' makes it a stench in the nostrils of every orthodox newspaperman is this very habit of coloring" spot news in unsigned dispatches Let us impose on the patience of the reader for a moment to pofnt out reporters are but human (even the best of them. They see events from different angles but the good reporter strives to keep his own slant or bias out of his story i£ he is writing spot news. In good newspaper practice if he wishes to air his own opinions or interpretations o£ the events he chronicles he signs his dispatch If his newspaper wishes to do likewise it does so in its editorial column or in signed columns written by staff editors or specialists. Recent years have seen the Vise of syndicated columnists, able writers, often well informed and honest commentators, who lay thick layers of interpretation and opinion upon the bare skeleton of spot news. These folk have many followers put theirs is a personal relationship. You can take what they say or leave it. Often on the same page and on the same day you may read two directly antagonistic interpretations Good practice and necessity for the most part =onfine the output of the great press associations whose clients represent widely varying interests and opinions to an unbiased and non-partisan reporting of the obvious and verifiable facts without interpretations which invariably invade the realm of opinion. * a s /pHE SAME distinction is presumed and should . n e - \f radio r£ P°rting. The newscast should be strictly spot news uncolored by the personal opinions or prejudices of the newscaster "Commentators" like the writers of signed 'columns are a law unto themselves. What they say may be gospel, but just as frequently it is not Recently we had an opportunity to visit with one of the greatest and most brilliant of the present day crop of American newspaper war correspondents His private opinion of some of the best known radio commentators" made interesting listening But radio is new. It has been handling news' only a few short years. And the shortcomings of the medium itseif-and it has shortcomings as well as advantages-- often make it hard for the listener to distinguish between what is presented as spot news and what is offered as opinion and comment. p If Mr. Henderson says he is retiring because a .?; back ' U is news that he is retiring it is news that he says the cause is a lame back You or we, or some radio commentator or newspaper colummst may think a lame back a pretty lame excuse But the charge if unproved doesn't belong m a straight news story on cither medium unless We dispatch can quote some authority who may be presumed to have a reasonable basis for such a viewpoint. h*TM fni^ years ?Bo.any newspaper office could have told you about radio reporting. Half the time of its telephone operator or operators was taken up denying rumors which had their sources MI ill considered or misunderstood radio announcements. Radio has gone far in correctin" this situation yet this very week this newspaper has had repeated occasion to deny a rumor which those who quoted it said originated on radio. 'TO Us IT'. SEEMS that the" point Mr. Marshall, me Chicago Tribune, many newspaper columnists and radio commentators, and all too large f h f . i l H°/ J h ° i cnera! public are missing in all this is that for the first time in a quarter of a century we are playing a game of life and death, not on a retail but on a wholesale basis ,,,H C " Can , ncwspapers and radio Cations are under a voluntary censorship. It is working WnrtV 00 ?' , AS iS ° lways thc case under any it \ l° IUn ~u ry restrieti °n the chiselers get all the breaks. The newsman or medium that re- ub . ts ln favor of the safe 'y and wel! Ameri = an j*" 50 a "=' '"« American t i. n at ,? disadvantage to thc chiselers by with CVery y they think they can set M,, Any , *, tude , nJ - ° f thc Civil war kn °^s that more "Impr?- "° ^ WCre ki " ed by lhc mistaken enterprise" of northern newspapers than 1e caTalrv h |h PCh3l ' EeS ° f lhe Vaunt ' d confederate a mi/' J^ i! ? " Wa ? P ictllred to the north as nrr!t»rt ? . because in a desperate attempt to his camps 5 PS dr ° Ve the «* rt «* from ' iheS c ,? nsorshi P but you whose boys With Ed Flynn, authority on paving blocks, on duty as ambassador in Australia, everything's going to be all right in the Pacific southwest, it can be predicted. v ' *' * * American and British relinquishment o£ extra territorial rights in China is almost equivalent in effect on Chinese morale to opening up thc Burma road. £ * * Marrying a man to reform him and speculation in gold mine stock are in just about the same category so far as likelihood of success is concerned. v * * Italy in her national development lias now reached the stage of being more interested in saving her shirt than in taking over more colonial ' territory. * * * Blessed is he who shovels his walks in this age of gasoline rationing; thrice blessed is he who does it early in the morning * * a With two parties in operation, it's always possible to tell how prosperous and how poor we are at the same time. if * If Gripers over ration restraints jnay be said to be suffering from "Tribunitis." Listen, you! Is that trip you're planning to take REALLY necessary? PROS and CONS Some Interesting Viewpoints Gleaned From Our Exchanges Grandy County io Raise Hemp Allison Tribune: First of the North Iowa counties, where hemp will be grown and processed, to attain its signup goal is Grundy county This county, made up largely of farmers of German descent, has established a mark for the surrounding counties to shoot at. These farmers realize that it is necessary for the government to get an abundant supply of satisfactory fiber for military and essential uses. Hemp production is a vital war problem confronting this nation, and is as important, government experts tell us, as rubber in our war production. We hope that Butler county farmers will give like cooperation in the government's program. In Answer to Frank Pierce Ottumwa Courier: If holding practice blackouts as against that possible day when we'll have a real one is silly, then the whole defense system of thc United States is placed in a ludicrous light From the president of the United States down it has been said repeatedly that the success of our participation in this inflicted war depends as much on the home front as it does on the battling front. And no small part of home effort is the project of civilian defense. Oil and Ukraine Grain fjrfCewanee 111., Star-Courier: The near-collapse *r Hitlers drive for oil and grain in southern Russia has threatened the whole nazi war machine with disaster. Failure to get oil in thc Grozny fields of the Caucasus has brought Hit- lers drive close to collapse. With what little fuel Germany has been able to squeeze from Rumania s overworked oil fields 'and the Ruhr *i ""? b 1 e " s " f£Lcien -nuIe front in Russia r to fight a war on a Has War Sobered Us? Britt Neivs-Tribune: Well, anyway, folks those radio broadcasts from New York, Chicago, DerVvIr and San Francisco as the new year came sounded much more like a sober minded people than anything we have heard before at New Years since the radio introduced the New Years party broadcasts. Maybe the Boston night club fire the Japan's New Won Rubber Won't Help Her Albert Lea Tribune: If Japan could hold on to her new y acquired rubbe. plantations, it would do her little good as far as American markets are concerned. Already our factories are turmn" out substitute rubber. Rubber is now being pro- 9 w n n n s ° ybeans commercially at the rate of 250,000 pounds a month. Of course Japan isn't Going to hold on to the rubber area for long! It Takes More Than Kind Words Marshalltown Times-Republican: In 1942 the people of the United States gave $9,200,000 to «TMu e - se »'e«e/, according to report of Wendell Willkie, honorary chairman of the committee in charge. If we can keep up the morale of the Chinese until we can furnish them'with bombers and guns and ammunition we will be doin" ourselves a favor as well as the Chinese. Against Concealing Bad News Ackley World-Journal: The American people would be better satisfied, perhaps, if disaster were revealed and made public when it occurs not a month or two after. «"-uis, Editorial of the Day AN HONEST PRESIDENT REMEMBER? From Globe-Gazette Files FORTY YEARS AGO · S' ^' 5 aw °^ th has P" rclla sed a half interest . m JJ. D. Howes ice business and will herpaflw enact the half of the part of the role of the "ice- nian. f n r T B C -t tAi "l WOr " 1 - orcilcsl '-a lc« this afternoon .for Britt where it will furnish music for the volunteer are company ball tonight. D. J Farrell left this morning for Spencer for a week's visit with his sister residing there. n f ?h ^Ste^ns, manager,of the branch office of the McCaull Webster Grain company is at firm 6 " 10 y on Business connected with the THIRTY YEARS AGO President Heath of the Commercial club has been casting about for some time to obtain one T" H!°« iP e ^ ei M f °, r the annual ban " uet Ja "^l. He finally decided to invite Mr Lester the · "«" "*» secretary, to complete the list of speak! ers for the occasion. Mr. Lester was "labored" with for a season and consented to take the job to sVe 1?°,' ° nl T, y T 8iVC Mr ' LesiCr an opportunity to bee what a Mason City audience looks lik* but his appearance on the program wUl everybody. The best elements of the city sympathy with him and enthusiastic over the cl-v-s of work that Mr. Lester is doing in Mason City TWENTY YEARS AGO Lovers of Edgar Guest will be disappointed by he announcement of Miss Elizabeth Gravel president of the Grade Teachers association th^t unah'.f.o 1 t h C U1 hcalt " of the POO' lf e will'be Platform Th 1 *" m . Mason Cit y on thc lecture ±"°^ HamlinT^ '°? TTM 5 instrum «^l m , wamlin Garland, Iowa author, and his , several weeks ago and their plan is to other famous men to Mason City j 5:. M - Woodruff and Frederick Woodruff are m Chicago attending the national shoe convention They expect to return the last of the week TEN YEARS AGO n . r Ol the . Tl «aiata club, following dinner Thursday evening at the Y W C A conducted through the Northwestern Bell" Robert Mace, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. r n Of course censorship should not be" used to c It has not been th a ri!k K "fh!. 0 r lhC Ch , CaE ° T '' ibU " C and ° lllcr * °f ,,,£ t, ,h- ^ e . IS a Iai ' ge sect'"" of the public which thinks America has not done a good ob in ftat"2TM te h" °, r War - TM s in S P JI ° ° f "»c fac that even hostile critics it honest admit that no nation ever lias accomplished as much in so short a time as has America since Pearl Harbor * * * AMERICA, a peace loving nation, has always " made an unholy mess of things when it went J. W. Haggard in Algona Upper Des Moines TN THESE DAYS when President Roosevelt says * that he personally is willing to cut his S75 000 a year salary to a measly $25,000, it might be well to remember that other presidents have not insisted upon the full salary. In fact President Hoover whose term o£ office left him unpopular with (he voters, on account of the hard times Curing his administration, never accepted a penny of his 575,000 a year salary. Although Mr Hoover's term of office proved unpopular So one ever accused him of anything but high-minded honesty and he is today regarded by many as the most able and honest statesman in the country Wilham Alien White of the Emporia Gazette' r^rrf" 35 "?? thc °! her day t0 verity Mr - Hoover's caWnrt t th * ma *" er - Fr ° m a member °f ^e cabinet at that time who was close to him personally, the facts were disclosed as follows- j , V^? ret ! ry of commerce, and later as president of the United States, Mr. Hoover put h s entire salary into a special account and spent it exclusively in the public interest. He paid r, special staff of necessary experts for whom no appropriation of funds was available. He supplemented the salary of other men out of this special tune to briny them into thc public service. But mostly his salary was subscribed to public charity. He did not profit personally a penny by any salary payment to himself, not even for his own r othcrwise - n a11 went ba =k to IT'S ODD BUT IT'S SCIENCE By Howard W. Blakeslee Wide World Science Editor HEARTENING SLEEP NEWS "In 1931, when the depression hit the land President Hoover and the members of his cabinet voluntarily took a 20 per cent cut. From hat time on. this 20 per cent portion of his salary and theirs was returned to the treasury. But the ' GOOD HEALTH By Logan Gendening, M. D. TREATMENT OF FOOT AILMENTS ATOT ONLY the soldiers but a very large pro*" portion of the civil population are walfein- now more than ever and there must be some disability connected u-ith it, to judge from the out burst of articles both in'the professionTM! and ay press on the care of the feet. w-r£' I h- CS ' 0e T d collea g ue . Mr. Damon Runyon with his usual good sense has called attention to a need for chiropodists or foot specialists in the army, I have advocated this before and still do so. The United States army does not recognize the need for chiropodists. The German army does and the British army does and even the navy is beginning to come around to that point of view. There is an average of about 400,000 men days lost per 1,000,000 men. in the army due to foot trouble alone. The morbidity in the civil population is probably smaller, but s t i l l Dr. Clendemne enough to be recognized. Thc two largest groups of causes of painful feet are corns, bunions, calluses and bursae of various kinds; the second is flat foot. Corns, bunions, calluses, etc., arc all due to the same underlying cause. They arc a combination of a shoe pressing the skin of the foot against a bony excrescence or roughness underneath Thc bony excrescence is usually produced by Ion"continued pressure of the shoe so that the ultimate cause of both is thc same, but when any kind of corn is persistent, complete cure will not occur until the underlying bony excrescence is , removed. The common corn results from compression of the soft tissue between thc shoe and an excrescence of bone. The removal of the hardened thickened skin brings only temporary relief but by taking a few days off and removing the bony excrescence and also correcting the shoe permanent relief will result. The soft corn is caused by pressure of one toe against a projecting portion of the next Here also, a complete removal of the projection or correction of it is thc only form of permanent Tailor's bunion occurs at the root of thc little toe and is due to an overgrowth of bone caused by continued pressure such as an old-fashioned tailor made on his feet as he sat cross-legged on his bench. Dorsal bunion occurs at the root of the bic too and is caused by lightly laced shoes. If paddin.- and changing to strap shoes does not give relief surgical removal of the head of the bone is indicated. Painful heels arc usually inflammations of the bursa in the foot due to pressure of the bonv excrescence against the skin. Shoe corrections can relieve this-pressure and injection of novo came into the painful tissue will extend relief borne forms of painful heel are relieved only bv surgical operation, however. Mctalarsalgia means pain along thc ball o£ the foot at the root of the toes. H occurs almost entirely in women who wear shoes with heels that arc too high and which throw the weight on the me atarsal arches, pressing them against the sole of the shoe A return to flat-heeled, wcll-fiuin- shoes usually relieves this condition " news the radio puts out c o m e s i r o m the° aTM press associations he seems to criticize and ? bis part of thc other tenth just sirnpiy IVn'f ir,, c "Never has the white house seen a more hones .courageous, intelligent, public-spirited presi- 1 C " 1 I h , a 2,5!!?, ert H 00 ^- H= w a poor late- Pie more minutes t h c heart slows even more, as if taking ;i rest from thc effort of moving the sleeper. These observations are reported in Science by M. M. Jackson of the U. S. naval training station. Newport, R. ^,, ; ^y f ., a ^ rff ^ l: . v ,.y^^^,... Kt . I.. They were made $m$^$$@^g%%f@ rt^V? C i c ,l r!ca , 1 ' nstrumcr it whose "presence* did not disturb the stetper. The speed-up of the heart beats is attributed to two theories, one that sleep in one position has interfered with circulation of blood producing congestion, and thc other to an overheating of some portion of thc skin "«-«un E Mr. Jackson says thc heart action is evidence m favor of the theory that interference with circulation ,s thc ·;,,,,* of ;, sleeper's movements Lantern Light Lyrics By Ray Murray of Buffalo Center EYE® OBSERVING A Love of Boys . found in the following fel- egram sent by J. Edgar Hoover to Father Flanagan both a compliment to Father Flanagan's Boys Town and a reflection of the bigness and kindliness which resides in the head G mail: "Heartiest congratulations upon thc 25th anniversary of Boys Town. Against Ibe-background of war and willful disregard for human rights--your splendid work on behalf of young men stands out iu magnificent and glorious relief. "Boys Town symbolizes to the fullest degree the Christian spirit of charity and brotherly love. It is a shrine dedicated to the cause of the less fortunate boys. "You should be justly proud of · the many God-fearing homeless young men who have departed from your sheltering care to take their place in the outside world as respected American citizens. '·We of the FBI arc also proutl of the graduates of Boys Town svho have chosen a career in our services. "The FBI salutes you on the one-fourth century to unselfish devotion to the needs of humanity. '"May you enjoy many more years of carrying on in your inspired work." V Sugar Substitute /MBky suspect that as housewives 'Qfyi cast about for · tile best possible substitute for that sugar which can't be had in lar^e quantities these days, many are going to decide on molasses. Like sugar, molasses is a product o£ sugar cane. In fact it's n by-product of cane sugar, with all the minerals, vitamins' and health giving qualities of the sugar stalk. In some respects, it excels refined sugar. Food experts point out that in using molasses to replace sugar m. candies, cakes and cookies, one- fourth Jess water should be used. Because of its acid reaction, one- half teaspoon of soda should be added for each cup of molasses. --V-Winter Colds MtSfS am passing along those 7 IQjS- t; P s for the avoidance o£ the most common winter "accident"--the common' cold worked out by the safety council in Chicago; 1. Protect yourself from direct contact with others having colds. If you have a cold, wear a gauze mask over nose and mouth. 2. Dress warmly and avoid extended exposure to cold and dampness. 3. Maintain- organic v i g o r through sensible exercises. Don't exercise to the point of exhaustion. 4. Fruit juices, particularly fresh citrus fruits, help maintain your alkaline reserve. 5. Fresh fruits and vegetables help supply your system with needed resistance-giving vitamins. 6. Don't try to "break" or "sweal out" a cold by strenuous exercise. 7. Get plenty ot rest and sleep. --V-Wishbone Inadequate '·"·^have discovered in my fi. limited studies of personal success methods that 111 nine cases out of ten they bottom on hard work rather than on genius. This point is poetically developed by Dorothea Morse in the following: Once a little Wishbone met a Baekl, on « bi£ and ;lrune. Said the U'islibuia- lo tlie Kaekbone " W a u l j-ou carry me alou-? ' .f" b " . llrcli ivlstiinf harder ei-erj- J»y, W h i l e thints you atlc tor alwiyi seem lo cuinc alonr your ujy. I Hunk and Ihitik of .11 the ihjncs I w.nk and nci-or ccl. But nolhliic ever slips by you, yuu ntcer lilies A bet. Won't you tell me Iiaw you do it Cor your method works su *rell Is it hishcr inalhemalies, or do 'you east Said the Backbone (o Hie Wishbone, Little Friend, you ha»e me wronl. tor mj- rneliod's verj- simple, Just determination strong, Mixed with a lol of couraje. some lean and troubles, tau, A jreat bis bit of common frit, refusal to get blue. No mailer hoiv much thints to ivronr, and all my plans EO astray. 1 start right in and build them up in a better, stronger way. ion »ee if* very simple, if you'll onlr make it work, Bui 1 never i,, eiv ., Wh ol) one yet w h o wasn't Just a shirk." ,-The -I DAYS BOUQUE To THE WAR BOARD OF CERRO GORDO COUNTY--for sponsoring the farm mobilization meeting at the Y. M. c. A Tuesday night at which the various agencies having to do with the war effort were brought together lot- a comparison of notes. The one primary impression left by the program was tlia't while (here is a large number of such agencies, and a wide variety of purposes, there is running through all of them a well-defined integration and unity of purpose, iown and country were brought nearer together, too. Too obvious io be missed was the willingness ot all to exert such energies and undergo such sacrifices as arc necessary for the promotion of the nation's cause in the war. DID YOU KNOW? By Frederic J. Haskin EDITOR'S NOTE: For ar. answer lo siiy eiufiHon .11 fact writt ".Major, cily Globe. Gazelle Iniurrnatiun B u r e a u trcderic J. HasJkJn. Director. IVjuMnc- ton. D. c." Pleiso scn a ;i CBnt , B0 .. u ,e for reply. * IP THE-s II aid Phil un the bill made hit vril not to LIU %vilh a quilt Ton can bei she'd b e Would she sif! on the ?ly a» lo why such a guy "·ere no shy? Too «n bet Arthnr A. Jlolrojrd of Plymuulh ;onld. If lea don't jjrrec w i t h me ivill Inere he more c n f f t e ? Yon r*n b*l thrrr if a psalm i* a halm lo be calm every qnalm then ^aTaam Vou can hel f What Is the number of poslof- fices In the United States? E. O. 43,406. Are there any women doctors serving with Hie army? A. L, The war department says that women doctors are now serving as contract surgeons for the army. Has there ever been an instance of a man wrestling with a lion? M. S. Frank Lane in Nature Parade says that Eugene Sandow, the "strong man," once engaged in such a match in San Francisco. Has the practice of ferryins bombers proved successful? O. N. It was recently reported that 995 out of every 1,000 American- built bombers and flying boats crossed the Atlantic successfully. U'hat is the heaviest wood grown in the United Slates? C. B. Lead wood is the heaviest. What is lhc origin of thc word spinster? N. E. In England, it was once the maxim that a young woman should not marry until she had spun herself the necessary body, bod and table linen. Hence the term spinster. What stars m a r k the celestial equator? P. R. The three stars in a row ot Orion, which form the hunter's belt. How docs (he author of the book "Flisht to Arras" pronounce his name?" Antoinc cle Saint Exupcry is pronounced an-twan de sant e.x-u pay-ree. How larrjc nrc the largest British battleships? S. S. 730 2-3 feet in length, with a displacement of 35,000 tons. What is (he difference in weight in thc various types of locomotives? A. B. The average weight of a freight locomotive is 146 tons. The weight of a passenger locomotive is around 134 tons, and a switching locomotive some 91 tons. What foreign country formulated ifs declaration of indcpcn- OcncD in Independence Hall, Philadelphia? E. W. Czechoslovakia. Is there any way that rig-arct smokers can prevent discoloration of (heir fingrprs? T. V. The smoke should not be permitted to rise through thc fingers. Whal is Belfast cord? W. F. Belfast cord is 'a linen thread used to weave belts, pillow tops, and other articles. Arc thc British dominions compelled (o pay taxes to England? S. O. None of thc dominions of Great Britain is obliged to make financial contributions to' the British ·treasury. Which is lhc most densely populated country in Europe? D. C- Belgium, with an average of 712 persons to the square mile. How do the natives of the Fa- cific tslands make spider webs into fishing ucis? T. S. In Papua the natives bend bamboo into shape and leave it where spiders are numerous. On their return they find a ready-made net strong enough to catch fish un to a pound in weight. How much difference in time is 5ctafsi,I? C R D° lhfS C ° Untry ani When it is 12 o'clock noon East- em standard time in the United States, it ,s 6 p. m . in Junisia What famous scientist measured (he speed of sound by an echo? »v. i^. Sir Isaac Newton. In which income group i s the The highest rate of increase falls on single persons with gross i u l comes around 51,000. To what person or organization should ;,,, astronomical discovery be reported? S. D Harvard College Observatory is the clearing house of astronomical ° C r i e S TM What is the name of (he tree from u-hich lace is made? E K The lace-bnrk tree is a native of Jamaica and is grow,, in hothouses in Great Britain. A COLLECTION OF AMERICA'S FAVORITE POEMS The spirit of a people is shown by thc poetry they like. Their valor shines in the martial glow of heir verse. Who would not mil to Paul Rcvcre's Ride. End the Charge of the Light Brigade? VVho would not rise to Barbara Fy.etcbie. Old Ironsides, and n t landers Fields? These are all included in an attractive -58-page boorilet-- poems that will live forever m the hearts of Americans. fr! r^ 0 " 1 " Copy of this ^oa today. Fifteen cents postpaid. - USE THIS COUPON _ The Mason City Globc-Gazcllc Information Durcau. Frederic J. Haskin. Director Washington. D. C. I inclose herewith 15 ccll(s ;,, com (carefully w r a p p e d in C4r ^T ?- r r, a , Copy of thc bo °k- A M E R I C A ' S FAVORITE POEMS. Jvame ................ St. or R. R ............ City ............... State ................... ( M a i l to Washington, D, C.)

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