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MARCH 31 I 1931 .·' iBaaon · ' ' . A-' 1 lie' Syndicate Newspaper ' - ,; '., '· .. Issued' Every Week Day by th« - BfSON CITX GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY _ State SV Telephone No. 3800 .Editor Manager MEMBER OF^THE ASSOCIATED «UUS 'The Associated Press Is exclusively entitled^ the use for publication of. all news dispatches credited to i^rTot otherwise credited In this paper, and also all local newa published herein. - - .. bor party, will desert to the Tories. The balance will, probably, find it necessary to remalk in. the labor ranks to find-a vehicle of political expression. . : The liberal party la England,' the party of Gladstone and Bright, has been failing fast since the war. Perhaps thiB is its logical end--to dilute and modify the socialism of labor and the toryism of the conservatives with the remnants of Its once militant strength. Liberalism was always a middle-of-the-road party, and there is no place in modern England for it. DID YOU KNOW? . . . . .Illustrated Question Box --·",..' · ~By R. J. SCOTT ----------^---------- Daily, SUBSCRIPTION RATES y e a r . . ; . . . . . . . · · · · · · · .$7.00 . as DaUy. per year by carrier ..........* Dally, per week by carrier. -io 6.00 OTHEREDITORS Outside 100 mila zone, daily, per year. e.w c J^nfhV. ' .53.25 - 3 months........ 1.75 Entered at the Postoffice at Mason City. Iowa, as Second Class Matter No man what '··'· A Wfet ARGUMENT ANSWERED A GROUP of wet lawyers, operating under the name of "Voluntary Committee of Lawyers, Inc.," went into a huddle in New York the other day and came put with a demand for "Immediate and unqualified repeal of the prohibition law, based on the findings of the Wickersham commission." It was found "(1) that the eighteenth amendment, being a police regulation, has no^ proper place in the constitution bf tho United States; (2) that It is unenforceable has not the support of law abiding citizens; (3) that it does not tend to bring about temperance; (4) that it tends to increase crime and corruption; and (5) that It impairs the due administration of justice and causes disrespect for law." A reply to each of the claims could not be made within the space available here. So we'll just give our attention to the first of the Items in which there's the charge that 'the eighteenth amendment and its enforcement act have no proper place in the constitution. It's" the old stock argument, of course, that it "constitutes sumptuary legislation and you can't regulate people's habits by law." For a complete and convincing reply to this, let us turn to an article by Arthur Briggs in a recent issue of that excellent magazine bf opinion, The Forum. Referring to the.first of the lawyers' contentions, he says: "Of all the statemeriua-deiivered from the wet camp this has always caused the most poignant ache in the vicinity of my Adam's apple. Of course the Volstead act is sumptuary legislation! So is the drug act, the pure food act, housing laws, the.fed- eral meat inspection law, anti-spitting ordinances, quarantine for infectious .disease, traffic regulations dog licenses and=;;just ; about every other statute that has been fojlniljCRr.esaary to regulate the habits and restrict tne\,tru- nren^aid a, no competition i° these - -^.liberty of in- boldt," Rev. burg- '·Iving VIRGINIA COUNTY ADOPTS MANAGER PLAN LeVansr** Weekly: The first county in the United States to adopt the county manager plan by vote of the people wll! begin operations under the plan on Jan. -1, 1932. This is Arlington county, Virginia, which voted for a change in government at a recent election by two to one, and for the county manager plan in the event of a change by about 5 to 1. It is interesting, If not slgnlflcicant, that Arlington county, which is situated on the Potomac river just a few miles from the white house as well as from beautiful Mt. Vernon, the home and the tomb of George Washington, should be -the first county to return by popular vote to the type of. local government in vogue when Washington was alive. Not that they haa the manager plan then. But the principle was the -same. · In thise days, nobody dreamed of electing an important administrative official by popular vote. The design of the federal government shows that. Instead, the task was delegated to a small, group of representatives who met ,,and appointed- the official. Later, it became the fashion to elect every public official by popular vote. This worked fairly well in small pioneer communities where everybody knew everybody else. It still may work all right in a small community. But the idea was not adapted to a more complex civilization. First of all, where people don't know the candidates personally and have no time or opportunity to investigate them, they simply vote blindly or take the word of a political machine. In a New-England city for instance, a man neuned 1 Smith won staply because his opponent had a foreign name.- Second, when things go wvong, there is no way on earth of telling who is responsible. Democracy implies control of government by the public. It implies responsiveness of government to public opinion. There is only one way, by and large, to obtain this. It is to focus attention upon a small group of nien who are elected, and who are held responsible for the operation of the government--not by running it themselves, but by appointing a trained man to do so for them. The county manager plan follows the same principle. It is based on a short ballot and centralized responsibility. This is democracy--representative government, at Its best. It is to be hoped the action of Arlington county will set the pace for other progressive counties, PAMMEL REARED AT LA CROSSE La Crosse Tribune: Born on a farm in one of the coulees back of La Crosse, son of a family of pioneer settlement, Dr. Pommel was one of the first leaders in the movement for adequate appreciation of the peculiar charms of the Coulee region. He was an articulate, enthusiastic lover of the bluffs and marshes that surrounded Prairie La. Crosse long before it became the fashion to be proud of the unique charm of this locality. was.because he knew the country as few othej^md--probably as none other. Every blade of grass, f tbeT-cclicate-:\Weed or secret flower was known to je. 1 h^mijll;.yhe traced the ferns, of the lovinj A GO1.OHY OP FLEW ACROSS -fHE ATLANlTC, IM 24- HOUR/S - BE.rTAlr4 -To NEWFOUNDLAND MARV FtEAD WAS A P1RATE.- MAJUEFiADED IN MASCULINE: ATTIRE-i ·AMD HER. EMBARKATION UPON THIS CAREER WAS ADV/E.MT1TJOUS n Copyright. 1931. by Central Press Association, inc. DIET and HEALTH By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D. Author of "THE HUMAN BODY" Dr. deadening cannot diagnose or give personal anawem to letters Iroro readers. When questions are ot general Interest, however, they -will be takn up, In order, In the dally column. Address ycur queries to I3r. Logan Clendenlng, care of The Globe-Gazette. Write leslbly and not more than 200 words. HAVE MOST CALORIES AT NOON IF THEORETICAL calculations are correct, a person ^ will have to reduce the diet by 4,000 calories a day to lose one pound a day. Most people only eat about 3,000 calories a day. If that is all you are consuming you would only lose a little less than a pound a day if you ate nothing at all. The explanation for this, which t g-ave last week, is that when you 3o not eat anything you are really not starving. You are living on your own tissues: The body is breaking down Its own flesh and living on that, Tnat is why you lose weight--naturally. The point is that the tissue it breaks down is fat. A.nd fat furnishes nine calories per gram and there are 466 grams in a pound (avoirdupois); 466 times chickens £ ai apartment, .dumping garbage in-the street, swimming rin a reservoir,-building a frame house in Manhattan, or keep ing: cold storage food in a New Yorlcgrocery without* sign proclaiming the fact. None of these things is a real crime, as are theft or arson. But. you con and will be arrested for doing them, and if it weren't for this sort of sumptuary regulation of personal and business habits,: life would be.."utterly impossible In communities of more than four persons. If prohibi- .tlon is to 1 be swept aside because it's sumptuary, then all this body of protective legislation is due for. the dump heap." ; ... This same : article contains an:answer to every one of the stock Objection's to the eighteenth amendment and its enforcement act. Perhaps we shall have occasion to quote; from it again. · : · - . . ' rejects of later 'life, a project that lie promoted at very opportunity, was .the establishment on Vprairie a Crosse" of a botanical sanctuary in which should row, in primitive (luxuriance,- every native weed'and ower that once held sway in this region. It was a otanist's tribute to a place he loved. ' IT CAN'T BE DONE! . Frank Trlgg in Rockford Register: With the de- sion of the. federal farm board not to bolster up the rice of wheat during the coming-year, wheat, prices Monday dropped to the lowest level the post hirty years. Before Chairman Legge left the. board, ic urged the wheat growers of the country to cut down .heir wheat acreage as the most effective method of eeplng up .the price. However, this plan was scoffed t In many quarters, and there is reason for believing that the recent action of the board in refusing to back MODERN IDOLS I DOL worship is associated by.moderns with the pagan religion aad the.superstition, of the barbarians. The thot of worshiping a. "heathen idol'' is so. far "removed from the mind of modern 'civilization that man of to- aay cannot understand-the state of mind which prompt- edihis.pagan or baiibarian .ancestors to prostrate himself and offer sacrifices'to the imag'es he erected to his gods; , ' -' ' · . , . . . , . · · '·'/··' ·' i ."]. ' · ' · · ' . ' · · . "v There is no,doubt that at!one'stage man worshiped idols : but there is some doubt that at this stage man has wholly ceased his idol worship. '" ' · \viiile.Moseg .was on the Mount the children of Israel disobeyed his law 'and set up a golden calf to worship. :The'ciiidren'of'Modernity have, set up a golden eagle that they, might, worship it. '. The oriental worships!a bejeweled Buddha on.the same,day .that 'American maidens worship-handsome movie'stars,;fans:worship basebail, football and race idols and children worship their soldier and ladian- · tighter heroes. · : · ' Wheri the Aztecs-molded gods of. gold; and .western Indians;carrled gifts and captives to their totem poles they were exercising the same right to Idol worship claimed today by the.ardent motorist, the worshipers at the temple of fashion and the devout Idolaters of business o r art. , . . - . - . . The. real menace of the idols of the pagan and bar barians was that the worshipers defied their idols t the extreme of permitting them to engross their whole lives. That'Ia the menace of-modern Idols.' BRITAIN'S LIBERAL PARTY DIES D AVID LLOYD GEORGE, evidently operating on th ancient political principle "if you can't lick 'em. join 'em," ( iaa effected a coalition between his third ·place liberal party.and the British labor party which insures--if it doesn't .break down--that the presen 'labor government wiU remain in off Ice its full five-yea term. The coalition is based on liberal, votes-for labor in return for-labor-.espousal of Lloyd George's pollcie --particularly in regard to relief ,of unemployment Unable to get into office himself, the Welshman-has arranged .that ;hl3 policies shall be tried out by Mac Doriald--undoubtedly expecting that in the event the succeed h'e will fall heir to the premiership when th time arrives to dump labor out of the saddle. Th . , strategy is similar to Lloyd George's post-war coal tibn with the Tories in the face of rising labor strength No doubt the effect .of the new deal will be to re turn Lloyd George to the reality If not to the outwar semblance of power. But it is probably the death of th - rfanclent liberal party of Britain. Many of Its member unwilling to throw in their lot with the socialistic la boy) aine equal r~ a pound of bodyirequie t 4,200 .calories (In - '---*--"-·'- adujt EARLIER DAYS Being a Dally Compilation ot Interesting Facts from the "Twenty Years Ago" Flics ol tho Globc-Coiette. ·MARCH 31. 1011- Q. What la the weight ol pitching horseshoes? D. S. A. They shall not exceed 2% pounds. Q. How did tho clock in London Ret the name, Big Ben? C. M. A. From Sir Benjamin Hall, president of the public works of London at the time Victoria Tower was built. Sir Benjamin was called Big Ben because of his enormous height and girth. Q. Please name and locate tho Ford assembly plants in U. S. and foreign countries. B. Y. A. Ford assembly plants are located in the following cities: Atlanta, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Kearny, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Somerville, St. Louis and St. Paul. There are also service plants which do no manufacturing at Washington, Fargo, North Dak.; Salt Lake City, Utah, and Green Island, N. Y. You would doubtless be interested in the booklet "The Ford Industries" which you should be able to obtain from your local dealer. The Ford company has 13 foreign assembly plants at the present time. It is impossible to give figures on the number of employes. Q. When was the first school for delinquent girls established? N. T A. In Lancaster, Mass., in 1854 Q. Has tho sun an orbit? G. S. A. The sun and the entire solar system, including the earth, are* traveling in the direction of the con* stellation Hercules or Lyra at a velocity of approximately 12 mites per second. This bureau doea not give advice, but. 19 _ v*s fre* Information on any subject. Often, to be accurately Informed Is to be beyond the need of advice, and information la ahvuya valuable, ivherea.i advice may nofc br. In lifting; this servlca bo euro to write clearly. Mate your Inquiry briefly, and In* close 2 cent stamp for reply postage. Address tho Globe-Oazette Information Bureau* Krederlo 3. HasUn, Director, Washington. D. O. THE EDITOR'S MAIL BAG THE STORY OF A DREAM MASON CITY, March 2D---Scan- ning the political news of last nigi_ with the seeming welfare of oui city manager form oJ admlnistrc tlon in peril I was reminded of the following story: Hizzoner the mayor was await ened prematurely by the rising su alighting on his countenance. Ti us best he could It was impossib for htm to sleep again and for liar of something better to do, ho bW. to think. / "Good Lord," he exclaimed,/ "3 mayor. How did I ever come to : By what stroke of luck or what i (Turn to Pnun IB, Column 2) (rices any longer is hi part due to this unreas- ittitude on the part of wheat growers/It Is a hea-i nableJ airly well established fact that one can't lift himself y his bootstraps; and it is an economic fact equally /ell established that prices of any commodity cannot e kept up or forced up in the face of increased pro- "uction. . · e-quarters' own fat "a- da^ no food/at airyou-will I 1 than a pound av day. There The annual meeting of the Mason City Driving club was held last evening at the office of C. B. Savage, and a large representation of the membership of this year was present. There are now over 75 members and new ones are being- added evry day to the list with the view of reaching the 100 mark. Matters pertaining to this program were arranged and other details incident to the meeting were carried out. It is the plan to moke this year's race meeting- the most successful held in years in Mason City, or in this part of the state. The following officers were re-elected: O. F. Felton, president; J. H. Greves, secretary; T. A. Potter, treasurer, and C. B. Savage, George Tiss and H. C. Stanbery, members of the board. The union plumbers of Mason City have adopted resolutions limiting their day's .labor to eight hours and exacting time and one-half for overtime and double time for Sundays and holidays. Other rules which will render the cost to employing plumbers greatly in excess of the present scale are set put in another part of this paper. The Monday club will be entertained by Mrs. Foote on Eleventh street next Monday at a 1 o'clock luncheon. The affair will honor Mrs. Dakin, who leaves Wednesday for a trip abroad."- In the afternoon th regular study of the lesson will be T rMesdames -Dake and Patton as : lead,\ a" iiaSneTin'tiit BO-BROADWAY ·By AOSEMI VAN RAALTE' N EW YORK, March 31.--Women hold down all sorts of Jobs in New York^ There are female blacksmiths, house painters, taxi drivers, and one of them is a cat policeman who rounds up stray felines, alley tramps, ^m'altese pets and stray kittens. Her hardest work is in the spring and fall when people move and abandon animals. In those seasons her average haul is about 50 cats a day. only a little less rob ably- be more actual loss than that'owing to water loss, but that is the basic calculated -loss. 1 This shows-what a hard struggle It. is to lose weight. It can be done but it means effort! Now, of course, no one expects you to go without food, for any length of time. For aiy^ptirposes this Is unhealthy In spite of the' starvation cure cranks. But a diet containing- 1,200 to 1,600 calories'la not dangerous for overweights. A person weighing 130 pounds needs about 2,000 calories at moderate activity. So If you calculate you should weigh 130 pounds you can live on 1,300 .calories with safety until you get there. · SOMETHING TO KEMEMBEB HIM BY Rlngsted Dispatch: Senator and' Mrs. Brookhart eft this week on a three weeks* vacation trip to the Canal zone, Panama. They are making the trip, on army transport St. Mihiel; the; entire trip being at gov- rnment expense while he is drawing government sal- ry'for senatorial duties. Remember this next time he a running for re-election and tells you about how much money he has saved the farmers and how he has low- red taxes'. It's not'so long, ago that he made that Rusian trip at government expense. McFABLANE A DEAD DUCK Algona Advance: J. C. Lewis Is out with a communication to the press complaining at length because the legislature refused to attempt impeachment of lieutenant Governor MoFarlane. Apparently Mr. iewis does not know when It is time to lay off. Noting would be gained by wasting time and money on McFaflane. There is no use shooting at a dead duck. . SDC WOMEN PRESIDENTS Howard County Times: Sbc women in the United States hold positions as bank presidents. One of this distinguished and exclusve group lives in Mabel, Minn.,--Betsy Tollefson, who is head of the First National bank, an institution founded by her deceased husbana' in 1893. Her son Is vice president and her grandson is cashier. Many people worry about calculating such diets. The scales are a bugaboo. The weights are all figured In grams and that is a nuisance. Let us then calculate a reducing diet for 1,300 calories together. .First apportion the calories for the meals--300 for breakfast, 600 for the midday meal, and 400 for supper. This Js on the principle that the big meal of the day. sh6uld be at noon--at the height of activity so you can .work it off by evening. The small meal at night' because while you are absorbing It you are asleep, making no effort, using up little fuel. So do not give yourself a surplus to store up. Then .apportion the food elements. We will use a high carbohydrate diet: It is more palatable, more filling,, gives a greater variety. Besides, to consume its own fat we should have a good amount of carbohydrate to balance it. Most of us consume aoout 400 grams, of carbohydrate a day: So, since we are reducing our whole diet about half, we will leave the carbohydrates at 200 grams. There are four calories per gram In carbohydrates: They contribute therefore 800 of our total 1,300 calories for the day. We should have a little over half a gram of protein per pound of body weight so for a person of 130 pounds we need 70 to;.80 grams. This yields 280 to 320 calories. With the carbohydrates this makes about 1,100 calories, leaving about 200. calories of thie remaining 1,300-to be made up from the fat. As fat yields nine calories a gram, that means about 20 to 25 grams of fat. (Always"leave yourself a little margin. Dietary calculations need not be too precise). So our diet requies 200 grams of carbohydrate, 70 to 75 grams of protein, and 20 to 25 grams of fat in round numbers. I will calculate such a diet and publish it tomorrow. .In the meantime try to figure one for yourself for comparison. left this morning 'for Cedar Falls, where she will spend her week's vacation'with her sister. Miss Alice Flynn, who attends the Teachers State College. Superintendent Deyoe has called a meeting of county superintendents of the state to meet on April 25 and 26 at a place they are to designate. Superintendent Mahannah will vote for Ames. Reynold Erlckson of the M. B. A. offices here left lost evening for an over Sunday visit with home folks in Minneapolis. Those interested in the filing of a contest relative to the recent city election Involving the office of mayor -said that contest papers would be filed this afternoon. Up to 3 o'clock none had been filed. The state board of education has set April 30 as Arbor day and the public schools over the state will observe the day by the planting of trees and shrubs. The day is coming to be observed mare and more by others than school children and taking advantage of it for the Betting- out of trees. As yet no special observances have been arranged for the public schools. ' The Grlnnell students have arrived home from their school duties and are visiting home folks during this spring vacation week. Miss Laura Phillips arrived home Friday and is with her parents, Mr. and Mra. L. W. Phillips. The Misses Jeane Barber and Helen Mills arrived home Saturday. Friends here cf Sam Anderson will no doubt be interested in hearing that he recently purchased a drug stock at WInterset and Saturday took possession. For the past 15 years Mr. Anderson has been in the drug business and for a large share of that time he worked in this city. His friends wish him success. , Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Lovell returned Saturday from a several months sojourn in Los Angeles, Gal. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Page expect to start for home tomorrow.' The first noon meeting of the board of .directors, secretary and president of the was held at the Wilson hotel during the noon hour. These meetings will now be considered a settled affair and during the time of discussing the noon luncheon the officers will be planning for a bigger and better Mason City. NOTE--Some one has unearthed a copy of the Suncook Valley (N. H.) Times of December, 1868, carrying the following engaging style note: 'How should our girls be dressed in winter? In the first place a waist of canton flannel; Bel .._ _eeiv'e3_ be long^Make a pti ' (Jrawef3"of the, aSne*"lnaterial, enough to reach the top of th bootee, 1 and button them upon th waist; then flannel garments madi in the same manner except th drawers; they should be flnishec with a band and buttoned just be low the knee. "Next the hoops (if they mus have them, but. girls are much bet ter off without them), and ove them a warm, light skirt. Lastly the dress should be a .woolen ma tonal,. made with long sleeves line with strong- cotton. Strong boots with heavy soles and warm, thick woolen stockings. When she goe out she should wear a warm saqu and mittens." No wonder . Granddad used, t think Gran-maw was a warm baby '' ·' · · v S HADES OF BARNUM--A cha peoii 1 corral .on the Riic de 1 Quince will, upon request, receivln your name, date of birth and a dress, forward a complete horo scope reading. Numerology, astrology, palmts try and kindred esoteric branche ncreasingly claim the attent f dear old, sophisticated Tanim? "'own. One of the super-smart si. as been quick to seize upon revailing interest, in a clever eal to the pockctbook. Each of arge display windows shows omplete costume in a diffr hade--hat, suit or frock, gloves, hose, bag and eve rella--with a card ann hat this particular color sr vorn by the person born un :ertain sign of the Zodiac. Naturally, there is a crowd of window shoppers eager faces against to vhile they look for the J £;_ · ' "Vthelr individual ," I wealthy woman arrlveo»^_ i. Europe with dozens of trunks |fill ' | with the finest clothes and presen' \ her receipted bills to the custo, officer, whereupon that of Hi' grimly produced a set of phot, static copies of other bills for th\ same clothes--with widely differ^ 1 - ent totals. In Paris, many days before, spy for the United States Custom/ 1 ! after long weeks of studying t r bookkeeping methods of one of '; large dressmaking firms, had cuted a coup which netted ; 1,500,000 francs and cost the w. thy New York woman 0,000, francs for under-declaratlon of liable goods. The spy discovered where ' bills of the firm were kept. Gi ing access, after business hours, took these bills, had them ph stated and replaced them be, morning. Since this episode few houi 7 couture in that dear Paris pro customers with receipted bills, which, to pass customs. I Who's Who and Timely Views Fellowship of Prayer A Daily Lenten Feature Presented in Co- Operation With the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in-America JUST FOLKS Copyrighted 1531 YOU'RE THE JUDGE FUTURE SEEN FOR WOMEN IN CITY MANAGEMEN ,, By WILLIAM TUDOR GARDINER Governor of Maine William Tudor Gardiner was born nt Newton, Moil., Juno 12, 1892. Re la a graduate of Harvard. He. began practicing law at Augusta, Me., In 1910. From 1021 to 1925 he was a'member of the Maine house of representatives, being speaker In th«;- latter year. H e * was lectetl governor o f , Maine In 1923, and re-elected in 1930. Ho [ Is a veteran of the -World war. . · .-,· N attractive opportunity for k public service is that of town or city management. While this occupation has been considered an exclusively mascu- · A GREAT GIVER (Read lake 20:45-21:4. Text, tnke 21:8). This poor widow hath cast in more than they .all. D ID the poor "yidow ever know of Jesus' commendation? Probably not. Probably she .was unaware bf the sacrificial grandeur of her giving. What she did know was that she had'done her best, and doubtless, she went her way happier than those who had given easily of their:abundance. It is ;their cost that puts the value on all our 'offerings. Our great givers are not the rich who. give thousands and millions which they do riot need and-never miss; they-are the poor, who deprive themselves of comforts in order to give their small sums. When we consider Its resources many a little, struggling church puts to shame the rich churches of the cities. The devoted generosity of the poor is the richest asset of the Kingdom. Prayer: Our Heavenly Father, Who hast prospered us and given us abundance, show us the beauty of sacrifice; that we do not corrupt our keeping for curatives that which we owe to Thee. Amen. "" '· 'By EDGAB A. GUEST A WISH J don't want to go back to the joys of old which are · dead and past and gone; I am grateful for all of my yesterdays, but I want to keep moving on. Tho I once, was young and once was strong, those . gifts have flown away. And I ask the Lord for the sort of grace that I ought to have today. ' . I want to be fit for the friends of now, as I was for . my playmates then. ^ I want to be gay as a. man should be and stand as man with men. It is vain to sigh for the vanished Joys which never again can be. So I ask for the wisdom and. faith and grace which today expects from me. I don't want .to sit with a doleful face, regretting the pleasures lost, .i · . . I don't -want to wither and hang my head like a dahlia hipped by the frost; I want to go on with my head up high, and a cheery word to say. And be as grave and as blithe tjf heart as I ought to U. today, ,\ O LD MR. QUUJBS and old Mrs. Quibbs had been living together in that same little house on the edge of the village for as long as any one -could recall. At last Mrs. Quibbs felt she had not much longer to live. She owned the small house in which they lived, and the lot upon which it stood, and also hod a little money. One day she asked her husband whether he would .not draw up a will for her, and so at her request and on what he presumed were her instructions, old Mr. Quibbs drew up the will, giving most of the money to her niece, the remainder'to be divided among other relatives and naming himself residuary legatee and 'executor. When old Quibbs read the will to Mrs. Quibbs it was not quite as she wanted it. She wanted to leave the house to her niece, otherwise the will was all right. S othe old man agreed to change the will, but the very next day Mrs. Quibbs was taken very ill. Mr. Quibbs rushed to get the will to change it, but found she would not live long enough. So Quibbs suggested that she sign the one he had and he would see that her wishes were carried out regarding it and swore to it by raising his right hand. Mrs. Quibbs died, and not many months later the old man died. But when his will was opened it was found he made no provision for the niece. So the niece sued the executor. How would you decide this case? Make up your mind before you read the decision. field, will wo- no doubt in time go into the work in limited numbers. The t r e n d government which ficlent o the hav and e off" ter m w unquestlon a b l y away from any form of political pull-hauling o r bartering. Efficiency and economy have come hand in hand to demand first rec- Wm. T. Gardiner ognition f r o m executives a n d · leaders In public life. In keeping with a widespread exrv-?sis1rrA of public interest in bet ter government. We find evidence of this pressr for action in both state and t circles, and a strong desire frr centrated and co-ordinate'' , predominating thruout t* -'*V- TM K "'. l3llce In our own state we art I / new desirable 'me with the necessity -P -.' T and effort required in an endeavr to meet the current of publ opinion. Citizens of today have; neither the time nor patience deal with delays or "red t$pe," In 1 matters of government. Kesf' and Immediate results, is the,- quirement. But If a 'public o^ Is to produce results he " modern machinery work. The organizatr__ --local, state _»·- and desired f-^ -·· Hi necessity changes sooner or I branches of our so that our systp--j~ conform to cont» ltle today; not as day. If we can aclv6 Properly. Paul *·-- hended here: was City. Sctantlc and Wagner hel( j for St. Paul authort car twice stolen from! twice recovered by 1J again be returned tfl The decision: The court held for the niece. The .judges reasoned thus: The arrangement between the dying" woman and her husband | provemfint in OT1 nature- of a contract ny which the niece waa to get | ^g m Qf state an i we will be well _ was In the nature ot a contract by which the niece waj to g the house. The tendency of the court was to help the beneficiary to recover the so obviously Intended that wajr. to keep their stj B OUT. o, ^on City if they d °t them taken away from t .fuse we have men in the de . Jt here who can tell a hot " -i,,sr nutting their na«u= v 'a'u g hcd P F.Vs a n£ord, chief ftice, Tuesday morning. -··:;t.~A i- -.-,.. r \

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