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PROGRESS-REVIEW, LAPORTE CITY. IOWA News Review of Current Events the World Over President Asks Senate to RaiJfy St. Lawrence Waterway Treaty, and Battle Begins--Russian Ambassador Troyanovsky Presents His Credentials. By EDWARD W. PICKARD _ Sen. P UTTING to the test his Influence over tbe Ecnate, 1'rcMdcnt Uoosc- velt In a special menage to t b a t body asked fcpceuy consideration find roll Ilcntlon of the St. Jxmreucc ·^·aler- t r e a t y v*lth Canada. The opponents of the price had been wait- Ing for tin- t-linngc. to B t a r t t h e battle, an'] they vi ere so numerous nnd ho determined tliat no one N o u l d predict tbe outcome. JlnllflcJitlon requires a two- thirds vote, or C-l ,,, ()ic w str ,., t , JrH . Coincidental \vllh the recf-ptlon of tlio President's nu".Migv «a, the mib- uilf,lnn of u m i n o r i t y report by Senator Wagner of New 1'ork us u member of the foreign rol/iilun.s committee, In nlildi Mr. Wagner urgueij vigorously ngniu,t r a t i f i c a t i o n of the treaty, lie declared ilio co-it of tlie Miitcrwiiy to tin- L'nlted Stales would be ?n7a.13'i,(XW InMeail of the SLT1!.- 4J.WJ i s t l n i N l c ' l by Hi" proponents of the |i,nt; aii'l In; ays'i-riei! tlie United (Stales woliiil h|iuiil tlirn- times as II-IIC/J r;.s fjan.lll.-r, tl.'Olli'Il tllO Dom i n i o n iMjuld rccflvi- a 'Mi^t |.n.-p'in- deranci. 1 ' 1 of the hem-fits. The icn.itor adili'il: ".Most I m p o r t a n t of n i l . J inn not In f a \ o r of n p u b l i c works project de- filgned to employ r.'jin.nlNui worK-ineii with United Stales money. The treaty provides lli.it uliliougli Die Lnlteil Slates Is lo siipjily the f u n d s for most of the i\ork In the I n t e r n a t i o n a l rap- Jdu Kectlon of llie St. J,nwrence river. the portion of this work on the O\n:i- dlnn Hide of Die section Js to be pcr- foriued w i t h Canadian wnrknicn using Cntiudlnn materials." Tin; I'resldent'a messagp lo tlic scn- nte gave his opinion Hint the treaty was ffilr. that the waterway project was economically .vniml. lie declared tliat "local /earn of economic liarm lo Bpeclnl localities or to special Inter- tuts nre grossly Mat-derated." llo lit- templed to dispose of opposition from Illinois and Ml'i.fcls'.lppl valley .venntorn by dccliirliig t h a t the treaty provision on the diversion at C'lilcngv was nde- iiunte to Kiiaranlee a Eiilllcient volume of wilier. The opposition of CJilcneu and tlie Mississippi vnlley lo the treaty was voiced especially by Si-milors .Tnnica Hamilton Lewis of Illinois nnd Iten- nett C h a m p Clark of Ml.---.wurl. L'.mli these genllemen declnrei] entirely un- ucccplaljlu u bugg4'.sti j d cotujironilse for fitlaclilng a reservation to the Ireaty Jiulilini; t h a t If the United Stiitci Supreme courl lit any fulure time id- lereil Its pri'ient onler t h a t Die Chl- cligo diversion should he limited to l.MQ cubic feet per st-coml i t f t t r I'JUS, the altered Judgment of the court should nutomallcally be enforceable under the treaty. Tho MlKslsHlppl valley people are CH- peclully opposed to the surrender of t.'ic domestic sovereignty of Hie United Slates over Luke Michigan; nnd u ll the inembom of tin- army bonrd of en- Klneori except the chief engineer held t h n t the treaty provisions for diversion ut Clilcafro were Inadequate. T ECOOKITION of JlusBla was for- ·"· inftlly completed when Alexander A. TroyunovKky, the Soviet nmuuKsti- dor, arrived In Washington nnd prc- Rented hln credentials to President IlooncvcH nt the White i;,iu=c. Jle brought wllli h i m Bevernl members of the embassy Klnft nnd iiH mon ns the dl|do- juallc procedure hud b e e n completeil he eagerly got ilovn lo work on t h e IMIIUCTH of trade relations, credit q anil o t h e r Hii'-MkniH wllli Hie of- llclivls of llie Blnic deparlment. Sir. Troymiovsks was accompanied on his Journey from Europe by William C. rjullllt, American ambassador to Moscow. At llie Washington Blntlon lie WIIB welcomed by JcfTerfion I'attcr- non nnd llobert |i". Kclley of Die Stnto department, and by Toslilhlkn Tnkc- toml, Die .Tnimnese clinrge d'affaires, a personal friend d u r i n g the years when TroyanovHky wns nmbasnndor to To- klo, · Jlr. Ilullltt, of course, reported directly to the President and also proceeded to organize Ids embassy Btnft nnd to illficuss Itusslnn au*alr» with Acting Socrelnry of Stntc William I'hllllpo. He mild l:o liopcil to Blort buck to Moscow hy February 1. O£ TroynnovBky he Bnlil: "lie la n nvrcU fellow. You'll all like him." In n brief Interview granted to the press Mr. Troynnovsky said he was not planning to negotiate n nonnggrea- Blon trenly with the Unllcd States similar to those the Soviet Union. IIIIH wltii various Luropeon countries, lie thinks this unnecessary because at the good relations eslabllslied by the exchange of letters between President ItooBerclt nnd President Kalinin, TAMES L, DONNELLY, executive J Tlce president of the Illinois Mnnu- facturerC association, voices no opinion thnt la held by mnny who have hesitated to express It publicly. He inserts that the objectives of the President's recovery program , are In danger of being defeated by the activities of lenders of organized labor. "An examination of the record, of organized labor elnce the adoption of the recovery program," he Bays, "Infll- cntes Ihnt Its contribution has beeo dcflnlcelv negative; that the policy of organized labor lias reflected the nelf- lih amblllnnft of Its lenders rather than the welfare of the American, work- "It also Indicates that the activities of organized labor agents In promoting strife and Injecting dlssatlsfartlon Into heretofore catlsfnctory employment relationships have been formidable obstacles In the accomplishment of Die p r i n c i p a l otijfcgls of the recovery prngram." Jle fi.s L ;.'-riod t h a t n recc-nt survey mn'iti ' y !i!s r.RXoclfitl.iii and ntbor In- dustrl.'il nrgAnlziillons In all parts of the c o u n t r y lnilk-:ite t h a t Plnrc the XKA w n s enacted approximately 1,200 str!l:cH Involving a b o u t MO.CKKI worl;- ers hai'e occurred. Thene workers lost niiproxliniitply JO.OOO.WO w o r k i n g d n j n anil wa^e.s iiinounllng to more tlnm S3:.,OfX),WJO. he Mid. 7'ne Amerlc.-in I''ederatlon of Labor, for Us p.'irt. llilnkn Die business pros- pectr for ]!).'!·! ore b r i g h t thougli over- shadoived by Die danger of I n f l a t i o n by flat money. The organization est i m a t e s 0,400,000 piThuns have Ijl'en put lo work largely as n rf-siilt of government mi;isure.4, but ml'ls t h u t In Novcinlior I0.7fw,000 uvirkeM remained iin"in|iloj-t'd and thnt -lvll works n d t i i l n l s l n i l i o n f u n i l n , clvliig lernpor.-iry work to -l.rXXI.'MXJ persons, w i l l he (·xhaimiril by February ]Tp. "In wiit-eu." )t says, "there h u v e been delinite g.-ilrn n n d u r eodes for the lowi'st wage groups, but workers of :n-er:ig(- or hlglirT wages have been forc'-d lo a Piwer · l i v i n g fitaiMlnrd. H o u r l y wage rules ninrnxe IdKhur by r»'^. c f i i i s per hour, lint in r u n n y ca.ies this Is not enough to compensate for shorter Jjour.s, nnd In no case Js It enough to compensate for higher lroM. "Mrillons who got Jobs d u r i n g the year lire belter olT. but lliose wlio liad Jobs at rnoro Duin a mlnliniirn have loht ground." r^ATlI,!! J1AIUK, wlio b.T) been nct- *- J Ing as fiscal iisslstnnt to Secretary of the Treasury Morgcntliau. hn.s re- nlgncd, nnd It Is no Hecret thnt his r e t i r e m e n t WIIH the price paid lor tlie unopposed confirmation of the nppolnlmcnt of ^'r. .Morgenlhau hy the ncriiilo. Certain memberH of Die upper house, notably Senator COUZCIIH, let the secretary know t l i a t (bey illil not approve o f t li e retention of J'uitfe, arid Morgfln- t h i i u told Ihcm I'.alllc ud conseiited to help him temporarily mil Inl" 1 "'"!! lo q u i t boon. So the lls- cal as.slhtant wrote a nice letter nay- US Hint lie would June to (fet buck lo New York lo rcmime hlu work with Hie Scngnmn llrm of inyeslineut hunkers. It WIIH Itnlltc'n connection with the lanklng house that aroused tlie oppo- H l t l o n to him. Senator CounMis Imil said openly t h a t It WUH sciinclnloin hat there should be chosen for n high raimiry post « partner of Die fjellg- nan firm, whose Dotation of lonn.s to South Ainerlrnn countries, now In de- lault, wi\s ulrcil before a. »enntc In. vestlgiilliiK committee, One revelation was thut tlie Ilrm pnld a "cominlBslon" of $ir.0,000 lo limn Leguln, son of tbe preBldent of Peru, In connection with negotiation of 11 loan to that country. /""UICAGO'S milk supply was prnctl- *J cnlly cut off by n »trl!:e of d a i r y farmers of Hint region vho demand a hlRber price for their product. Tho controvert? -wan cninpllcnted by the evident dculrc of the larger milk dist r i b u t i n g companies of the city to drive out of business t h e Htnnller concerns thnt depend on "cash nnd carry" trade, n u d by the determination of the organised milk drivers nnt to accept reductions In pay. The farmers, thoroughly organized and ably directed, nnd DIP t e m p o r a r y Idle drivers committed Innumerable nets of violence and v a n d a l i s m , almost with I m p u n i t y . Milk trucks wcri; l.iirneil or dumped In tlie river w i t h their contents, and In nt least one I n s t n n r c a train wag stopped nnd robber! of a consignment of condensed milk. When the strike had lasted five days nnd the farm administration and Secretary Wallace hnd nhcnvn no disposition or ability to end It, Mayor Kelly arranged a trnco and arbitration agreement and the shipping of milk to Chicago WUB resumed. S PEAKER IIAINRY, after a conference nt the White House, announced that President Itooscvelt Tvna making no out of town engagements for the period during which congress would be In ncsalon but would remain Bt Ills desk- until adjournment. He added tlint the President hopes this will be early In the spring, as he bc- Hevce the legislative program will be disposed of speedily. P LANS for the Issue of 82,000,000,000 of farm bonds for the purpose of refinancing the natlonui farm mortgage burden were pot under way nt the Instance of the President, who sent to congress a special message on the subject. The bonds were authorized last year u-Jlli a gun ran tec only oC the Interest, but Mr, HooBevelt asked that bolh Interest and principal be guaranteed in order that the bonds might be mndc readily acceptable to Inventors. The administration's bill also would Increase to $800,000.000 the 8200,000.000 emergency funds established Inst spring for mortgage loans to farmers who cannot refinance their debts through the land banks. S IX navy seaplanes carrying SO men ttiiido « noEDtop flight from San Franclcco lo Honolulu, 2,300 miles, In 24 hours and 45 minutes. It was the Ion gent mass flight over water ever made and Lieut. Coram. Kncfler Me- Qlnnls and his men were entitled to tha hlRh prnine they received from high officials of the navy. DY A 3 to 4 rote the United State* ·D Supreme court sustained tbe con. Btltutlonallty of the Minnesota emergency mortgage moratorium law which provides that, during the emergency declared lo Mist, courts might Btcp la to halt or delay real estate mortgage sales and extend periods of redemption. Tills n-ua held to foreshadow the probable sland of the court u-lien oih- er New Deal measures come up before It. In another opinion the Supremo court held that ItlBhou James Cannon. Jr., and Miss Ada burroughs. Ills secretary, must s t a n d trial for conspiracy lo violate the federal corrupt practices act during the campaign of 1928. TN" IMS efforts to save New York city *· train bankruptcy Mayor Fiorello H. f.a Gunrdla afiked tho state legl»la- ture to pass a bill that would give him f u l l control of (he city's finance*!, liut ho run Into a snag nt o n c e , f o r Governor 1-oliimin In a filln^ln^ letter told the mayor lie would never approve «uch a measure w h I c h, lie declared, would r-M.-il.llsh n IIs- cal a/id political dic- t n i o r l i l p t h a t he considered entirely un- jii-ci'^snry arirl e^cn- t i a l l y un-Arm-rlr.-in. "No man In this rounlry has i" n u k e d for or rei-Hverl the dlcl:itorl;il powers ulilch would he ynurn through tho uii;icl(»ent of tills 1,111," the governor wrote. Mayor I.a r~Jijnri|in, «·],,, always hns linen n flghli-r, came back «-|lli a let- l'-r H i n t brisilcil i s i ; h references to t i n - ( - i l l s /if l|.; K i t i i n i l o i i c o n f r o n t ) Hit city, (hi,- lioiiblessiiesb of trylni: l» Kl't ll.vi.lsl i n c f l i r j ; n i l l . ' I j n u i ' l u t l l i | r T i/ii-n or jiutlln,' pii-ci'menl legislation through at A l b a n y and accusations of political inariem-prlng by the governor. J.uter tho goi-frnnr and fho ni.'iyrtr got tngi-iher n n i l w o r k e d nut n en promise in n-fonn iliu city's nnani-i:il H c l u p and balance Hie luiduot. 1,'rirli-r this proerniii the mayor will not bo iiMc to «et himself ujj n.s sole dictator, with power to nholK-li jobs and con s n l l d i i t c deimrtrnentii. but will hrivn to nlinre thcke power* ivlth h l u fellow inrimbers of the board of e K I I r n a l o . The iniyrir has only three of the sixteen votes on Hie hoard, hut bin Ile- publlcan-Fuslon confederates hold an /irJdFtluna] t^n votes and on the face of things, the mayor will be able to awing his plan.H Into effect. W ITH only five votes In opposition, the government's liquor tin hill, which Is expected lo add S-170,000.000 to tho national revenue, was pusied by the bouse of representatives. JVot ono of more tlmu u score of amendments tillering Die lax rules wns accepted by the house and the measure, ns finally passed, carried the same rates originally recommended by the ways and menus committee. A rigid requirement that all bottled lliiuor sold al retail must curry n federal stamp showing the government lux to have been paid and Indicating llie q u a n t i t y a n d q u a l i t y of the con- lenls was wrillen I n t o the bill by Iho ways and means comnilllee nt the In- .slnnce of tho Treasury d e p a r t m e n t Just prior to the final vole. As pn.fsed hy t h e linnse, t h e blli Imposes a tax of $2 a gallon on dlsUUcil pplrltfi, $." a barrel on beer aad from 10 lo -10 cents n gulloli on wine. When Die measure cnme up In the Semite the Democratic Jr.ider.s wore caught napping nnd Senator Clark of Missouri .secured the adoption of two amendments t h u t stirred up quite a row. Tho first provided for tlie placing of additional high tariff dnllcs on wines nnd liquors from foreign coun- irles Hint have defaulted on Ihelr war debt payments to the United Stntca. The second change repealed t h n t portion of the I'.ecd "bone dry" act pro- hlblllag newspapers and periodicals carrying liquor advertising from entering dry states. At present such publications must make over and send out copies for dry territory wllli blank spaces In place of the liquor advertisements. Administration pressure was brought to bear n;id next d n y the vote on tha first a m e n d m e n t was reconsidered and the change was rejected. The antl-cnnccllntlonlsts came to the front ngnln when Senator Johnson ol California obtained passage of his hill praalhlllni; the f u t u r e purchase or snla of securities of, nnd loans to, any foreign government or subdivision which Is In default to the U n i t e d States, or to any American bondholders. W AR between Paraguay and Bolivia In the Clinco Dorcal wns ro- Biuned nfler n truce of 18 days, which Paraguay refused to extend, rejecting the plea of the League of Nations commission. Paraguay stilled It believed the armistice Bervcd exclusively to enable the Unllvlon military organization to continue the war, nnd added that In view of alleged violations claimed by tho Bolivians, the armistice had not created an atmosphere favorable to negotiations. O NE of the country's best known newspaper publishers nnd editors, Frnuh P. Glass of Montgomery, Ala., died of Jnilucnza Just after the senate Interstate commerce committee had decided to recommend tils confirmation ns a member of the federal rnllrond mediation bonrd, n position given him by the President last year. Mr. Glass was publisher of the Mont- coraery Advertiser nnd niso had been editor of the Birmingham News and the St. Louis Star. HP was a vigorous writer and a man of Influenca In the Democratic party. F RANCE enjoyed one of those great financial scandals not Infrequent la these times, and the government of Premier Chnntemrs was endangered. Sergo Stavlsky, known as "Huodsomo Alex," had duped countless widows and orphans out of some sixty million francs through a Bnyonno pawnshop swindle, and certain members of the cabinet were Involved. Staylsky fled but was traced to a lonely villa at Ohnmounlr. where two bullets In the head ended his life. The police Bald It was suicide, but the general belief wis that the police shot the man 10 that tha ministry could flppcur before tit chamber of deputies with clean hand*, e br Wfilira NvwipBpir Unleo. THEFT OF "PEACOCK STONE" DELAYS ARCH Work on War Memorial Is Postponed for a Year. Washington.--Theft of a sample blods of labradorjte. tlie mineral to be used In tlie base of" the "Rainbow Division" arch In New York city, may delay work CD tula war memorial lor a year, according to the sculptor. This particular sample block waa Deeded In matching materials Cor the memorial. "The finest specimens of labradnrlte, beautifully Iridebccnt member of the feldspur fauilly, come from certain sections of the Labrador coast which urc Ice-huund much rf the year." snya B bulletin from (lie National Geographic society. "This 'peacock stone' la found also In .Norway and In Siberia, but It was first Idcnillleu us a distinct species from roc* samples picked up on Paul's Island, on tlie north Labrador const, In 1770. am] named for the region of Its discovery. Stone Ittelf Somber Gray. "Although labrudorlte in noted among inlue.-iiloslsts lor Its brilliant sheen and flushing blue, purple, green, bronze und red light-rays of exquisite beauty, the mineral Itself possesses no color other t h a n a Bomber gray ' The play of m a n y glo.ssy IIUO-M, given off by the slonc In sunlight Is the result of optical Interference. "In other words, the Internal s t r u c t u r e of the mineral breaks up !nlo Us color components tlic w h i t e JJ^'Jjt which ppneiraio.s (he pbissy surface. Sonic of these- l i g h t r.-iya are ubMirljr-d by the stone und t\ not afTect tlie eye. The rest sire reflected as b r i l l i a n t l y colored Hushes by thousands u p u n thousnnils tif mlcroscf'plc panicles w i t h i n ll:e fcliKp.-ir. "In HIP inlncralng) w i n ^ or tlie National rmisemn In \v,-islinn't«a a lar^'e piece of l a b r u d o r l r c Is .so placed In a glass case t h u t Its cut and polished face cute-lies the ejes of visitors as soon ns they enter the ivlng. although the enso standi ivcll back toward the middle oC :i long hall. Tills specimen has a blulih-Krcen sheen, suniewlinr like til at of the ivlngs of tropical bul- terllles used lo decorate trnys and pictures. Step a lew feet to the rlghi or -left of the polished face of the stone, however, and It becomes an Inert gray mats resembling u piece of granite. Q u a r r y a Dazzling Spot. "iJlue-greon Is the commonest coloration given off by the mineral, hut many specimens have beer, found u l t h a bronze-red hue lovely to behold. I'rom others yellow, violet und orange Mills flnsli like the llnine of a lire opal out of the Iridescent crystals. "The chief source of. this mineral Is H lonely region alons the Lubrad.jr cn.-t.st north of I l . ' i i j i l l l i u i Inlet. A few years ago lin enterprising American opened a 'jtmrry on the Island of iN'iipnktlihigiilsuk, ncnr Nnln (about midirny between llie northern tip nt Lahnidor and H a m i l t o n Inlet), nnd attempted to place l a b r a d o r l t e on t h e market ns a semi-precious stone. The enterprise apparently was mil successful; but the abandoned u u a r r y Is n il.ir/.IlnK spot In the sunlight, with the rough faces of the rock t h r o w i n g off gorgeously-tinted rays time llnsli nnd change wllh every new angle of vision. "Pieces of labrndorltc have been set In Jewelry, although t h e stone 19 difficult lo work. Its cleavnble nature nnd hrlttleness usually prevent the cutting of n well-polished surface. For tha sonic reason Its use la lim- ited In building construction, although It is sometimes employed us a decorative feature. Skilled stone cuners have made vases and lamp bases from labrudorite tbat are particularly prized by art collectors. "Tbe mineral owes Its origin to volcanic action In the Labrador region millions of years ago. Moltea rock. forced between layers of older rock, crystalized and formed deposits of Jabradorlte and other mineral 1 ;, which were later exposed by erosion" Autoist Injured by Hurdling Buck Deer Aiubnd, Ore.--A four-point buck Jeer was ba^-ed by Lee N'allls. mail carrier, between Klamath Fulls and Asbland. In a manner vrL.ch nearly resulted In tbe death of Walla and ibe wreck of his ma- colce- ns Wallls sped along the Green Springs highway near White Star station. The deer, r u n n i n g at full speed, came Into the road abreast of tbe car. It leaped, but Its head and (rout quarters struck the wiud- s-liieM, the bind legs smashing through the window ID sucb a manner that Wallis was seriously cut. Heroic Air Mail Flyer Honored President Kooitielt presenting .VaJ II. Krcebuiv:, air.-naij pilot of Minnesota, w i t h the a i r m a i l flyers' medal of honor. Tret-bur^ won Die award by his courage and coolheadedness In mnnouverin; 1 n di^lbled p'l^en^er plane to ."·afe landing, lie was Hying from Minneapolis to Chicago w i t h eight passengers and a load of m u l l when one of his prontllers sn.ipped. The motor, an out- bixird one, Joltc-d loose and lodged in the l i i n d i t i ^ ge.ir strut-;. Frccbiirg Immediately cut r h e switches on t h e o r h r r motors, u n d . after niveMi^aUii;;, switched them on again, heading for the MitsNsip;il rher. ,\t an a l t i t u d e of about l.SOO feet he r.nunouvered Ins plane u n r i l r h e inriior R-ll nunr. He thea headed for Chlcngo, and made n safe l a n d i n g desplre a twisted wheel. Seeks Cure For Cancer in Poison of Cobras Dombay,--Snake venom may hold tlio toxic clement being sought In tho n-orld-wldc quest for an eflicaclous cancer treatment. M. Robert llemurdlnqucr. acting for the Pnstpur I n s t i t u t e In Paris, Is here arranging for tJjo production of at least 21 pounds -if venom for use In experiment* In Hie treatment ol cancer. He Is appealing particularly for cobras and estimates lie will require the venom of at least j,IA0 snakes If he Is to collect the q u a n t i t y he wants In a rcason.'iule time- i A snake f a r m has already buen set up at the llulTkln Institute, where 50 snakes have been Installed and are undergoing treatment designed to produce the m a x i m u m a m o u n t of the deadly poison. Use of venom for the treatment of cancer la still In the experimental stage, and he would not disclose details. Will Restore Palace of Moor Italy Undertakes Important Project at Ferrara. Fcrrarn, Italy,--A department of the Italian government has u n d e r t a k e n the restoration of the palncc of Liidovlrm tho Moor, great warrior of tbe Fifteenth century. Mussolini regarded the palnce ns one of the greatest nrclillectnr.il gcrnq of all times and personally arranged thai one m i l l i o n lire he appropriated towards Its restoration. The plans have been prepared and since tlie required funds now arc available, specialized artists already have Btartea on llie restoration of different rooms connected by logclns designed by tho Architect Itossettl. The palace ivng bought by the government 12 years ago to prevent Its further deterioration due not only to llie ravages of tltne. but to the fart It had keen adapted ns lodgings lor poor people. RossettI designed the palace Itself pml most of It was built by a Etone mason named Caslro and by the sculptor Ambroglo da M l l n n o , U Is one of the best Renaissance bulldlnira at For- rnra and, nltluiURli prcatly dnmagcrl. Its main architectural lines remain Intact. The palace "'HI be used for a museum. As a result the work DOW undertaken will restore the three main halls on the ground floor to their orlc- Innl magnificence wllh frescoes representing Biblical nnd mythological scenes. ,\cn- frescoes ivlll be painted ID the Hall of Honor and In the many rooms on ihe first floor as well. These rooms reveal admirable decorations el-en in their present sllUn. Tlie restoration work Is based on e£- IMlng historical documents and reproductions of tlic existing frescoes BO t h n t It *vJJI be as nearly accurate us possible. Smallest Park Claimed by Town in California Vlsalln, Calif.--Vlsalla challenges the ivorld to prove It Ima a smaller city park t h a n Vlsnl/n's. The park at St. John, N. B., measuring 20 feet by C. which clnlmad the "world's smallest" honors, la much blif- pcr and cannot honeslly claim the title. Ylsnllnns contended. The town's "Lone Oak" park, situated at the west entrance to tbe city. la but 10 by 10 feet, thoy pointed out The park, containing a huge onk tree. Is cqunrcly In the middle of the main highway. Woman Chimney Sweep More Efficient Than Men l.nudiin.--'Ihe o n l j w o m a n chimney sweep hr-re is proud nf her profession. She 1= Mrs, Kate Nelson, middle-aged, portly, ;;pni:il and more eflirlent ilmn cian.i injle compulilor.'-. Her h u s f c a n d used to hi; a c h i m n e y .sweep, nnrj when he hHcarne ill she carried on tin Inmily Irade. Voted 71 Consecutive Timcfl 3Iuclr.ni!, X. Y.--Isanc I'uilcr cl;\im^ [he tomcciirive ballot ca^tin;; recnrd "[ fj"' Vi-rk slate--ami perhaps lliu United Sialcn. At n recent election, lie caj,t In's icieenh-/ir.i.t C'jriwciitlvc ballot. BEST OF THEM ALL Besides being ronked 09 " nunihcr one' nnionK the women tennis nlnv era, Miss Helen Jacobs of California 1ms been picked as Anicriga's "out standing woman athlete for 1033," Weird Eastern Country Seems Another Sphere Tbe name. Mountains of the Moon. Is believed to have arisen from a mistaken translation from Arabic; but It lias fitted well I n t o the atmosphere of mystery that has surrounded Rtnvcn- zorl for centuries; and It tins a fljrura- llvc Justlucr.tlon because oT the weird appearance of the mountala slopes. The relatively few white men who hnve mndc the arduous climb have all noted the Impression that the; had blundered Into some alien world. Tho combination of excessive moisture, altitude and equatorial sun has produced a unique vegetation that ID many ways la nttcrly fantastic. After emerging fro IT the dense tropical forests of the lower elopes, a climber feels like a Lilliputian visiting the meadows of Brobdlngnng. He walks among parsley plants. Dine feet high, "hlrd-secil" three times bis height, and heather plants, relatives of the low Scottish ebrub. that hnve expanded into great trees 70 and SO feet tall To add to the welrdncss, colored Bosses--brown, yellow, green, white and red--are all About under- foot and overhead. They grow In huge cushions that encircle the limbs of the heath trees like glnnt mushrooms Impaled on a skewer. The unearthly appearance Is heightened usually fcy fog, through which the strange growths loom dimly; nnd there Is a continual drip of water from llraba and moss clumps.--Montreal Family Herald. Lightship Placed Where Lighthouse Does Not Fit Lightships are located at strategic places along the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf ports. Their greatest advantage over (I lighthouse Is their nblllty to occupy stations where lighthouses could be built only with tremendous dlfDcultj and at great cost. Also the; may be readily shifted to new stations when a shoal "drifts" or Important trade routes are changed. Their greatest disadvantage 19 their high cost. From fourteen to sixteen men (the usual crew of a lightship) stand regular periods of duty, consisting ol two months on and on: month o(T. Many of lie men prefer not to take their leave lo this fashion and stand much longer periods of rfuty. saving an thoi- pensds of relief and taking on Bcvt , months nt a time. Their go|m; 9 a TMj comings are made possibly by the t w n seacoast tenders attached to the dl* trlct Headquarters. These ships also carry lucl and provlsloas to the light ships In the area and check up on tho aids to navigation along the way Life aboard the lightships Is no ,| n «ure. There Is plenty or work to hi- done, for the lightship Is becoming a more and more complicated mechanism. While on duty the Dies arc divided Into watches, the period of which Is contingent upon the number of men nvallnii:., for duty In the crew. Whin Sn.ili Clo» Shop Snails have their way of meetlnc bad weather or food depressions' whether ID winter or summer. The» simply close up the door to their shell n.nd go to sleep. If one Is picked oa In the woods, and put In a dry cagi- without food and water. It will c ioj, up house In mid-summer, and renn| n In this condition until moisture Is «nln pr-ivlded. b YEARS ADDED To EXPECTANCY Q~ L I F E D N According to records ai-al^i- the United States public LII-JH, ''* Ice, preventive meijicice h ' encouraging progress in | en ".!,, C!it life in the United St=ie= '^-'-i In --- t h e l Tbe ten dlviduals. By the Twentieth century the tiu-j^ -" span had Jurnped to -iS'', j- ear '" day Americans live oii";[ ie ^'^ ZS years. In Xew Zeal,ma tiij'?"* ord for average lon^e.itj li j ^ achieved, with on aitrase 1 ·» S ' J of OS yesrs. * "! Ja Much of this proiT~s i,, ns h .. uttained by the assaults c; -j; ~^ medicine on bacterial i|,( . , lp ,''"j* 3900 the sii leading «"!.« or A.-? In the order of tlieir dc-'.-iK;'-^"'. were tuberculosis, prieuriiori Q ^. rliea mid enteritis, h t a r i t.-, i~,' Brighl's disease, apoplex; aj "^ cor. By 1!)32 the six ;r";,-^,. .,,'* of dcatli had changed oiivlt-^'j In rank. Heart trouble Ina h^" n ~' the chief foe of life. c.inrt. r aj advanced to second place, t-!is,| T (-i lowed by apoplexy. Krialu's d.ssjti had moved up to fourth ,-jlar-p -,-Vj monla had dropped from i.f,- f ,^ 'r. D f t h rank, and rubprcu;.s-i,- iu,j'^ come tlie tail-ender. While at the beginn n» n ; tie Twentieth c e n t u r y hacu-r.;-! il.x^'^i were the greatest obei-u-!^ m ^ way of living to a rp.isi.n" ··, ,,·] aso, the principal tnsl^ Mi'];--r a today Is lo discover snmr. -.-, -n- ,,· [i:J . icntini' tlie organs frn.-n v-cir,[^ 0 -- Houjchold H i n t Time Is saved In ::· ,!,i-ij idies by blending t l , i - ^ - ' jlling with the creaiiN I !,-[·;, r L i. Too Much "Party" Last Night Too Much Food, Late Hours, Smoky Atmosphere YET-77H.S Morning No "Acid Headache"--No Upset Stomach Scientists say this is the QUICKEST, SUREST and E.YSIKif my t o c o m b a t F E E L I N G T H E EFFECTS of ovcr-indulcif-ncc--the most powerful acid neutralize:-knara lo scirncc. Just do this: . TAKE--2 lablospoonfuls of Prii- lips' Milk of Magnesia in a Rhsi of water BEFORE bed. In the ranrmn; laKc 2 more tablcspoonfuls v.ii.h tha juice of a WHOLE OnAXGE Thai's all! Tomorrow you'll feel grrall Or take the equivalent amount of Phillips' Mijk of Magnesia l-jUtls. Each tablet is equal to a tcaspoonlul of the liquid. Get genuine Phillips' Milk of Magnesia in the familiar liquid form, o r j the new. marvelously f NOW IH TAfllET OR LIQUID FORM MEMBER N. B. A. 2J C. S. STAMPS, ALL DIIFfKEST. r'ree lo new applicants for n u r -i?pro"»i Monrti Drotlitni - Lake \\ iprlll, Florida. 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