[APE E RMI
ON BUSIN!ESS BASE
HARDING WILL NOT HESITATE
TO CHANCE OFFENDING A
CLASS OF POLITICIANS.
SPEAKS AT PUBLIC LUNCHEON
XTask to be Successfully Completed
Requires Determined, Stony-Heart
ed and Persistent Devotion."
New York.-The admistration's pur
pose to place the federal government
on a sound business base, even at the
cost of offending "a certain class of
politicians," was re-affirmed by Presi
dent Harding in an address here at a
luncheon of the Academy of Political
The task, the President declared, al
ready had shown that, to be success
fully completed. would require "per
sistent, determined, stony-hearted de
votion to the public interest" without
a trace of sympathy for the officehold
er whose only excuse for drawing a
salary is that he needs the money.
Loss of a certain sort of prestige to
the administration, Mr. Harding said,
was certain to result though it might
be compensated in the long run by a
realization of the good accomplished
for the general public.
Recapitulating the work already
done by 'he re-organization commis
sion created by congress and by exe
cutive orders of the administration,
the President said considerable pro
gress was promised for the immediate
Must Handle Delicately.
Washington.-Two delicate situa
Ions in international affairs involving
future relations between the United
States and Mexico on the one hand
and the United States and Japan, on
e other, have progressed to the vital
point where the Department of State
hopes irritating comments from the
Press of the three countries will be
avoided so that a satisfactory settle
ment can be reached.
$200,000 Reprieve for Kramer.
Washington.-The house voted, 77
to 38, to add $200,000 to the- deficiency
appropriation bill for prohibition en
forcement until July 1. The amend
ment was offered by Representative
Volstead, republican, Minnesota, who
rplained that the prohibition enforce
Ment bureau had been obliged to lay
of 700 enforcement officers because of
lack of funds to pay their salaries.
Typhus Among the Navajos.
El Paso, Tex.-Dr. J. W. Tappan
United States Public Health Service,
'who returned from an Investigation of
the Navajo Indian reservation in
northeastern Arizona and northwest
ern New Mexico, reported "serious
danger of the typhus epidemic spread
Ing over the entire reservation."
Turk Cabinet Reconstructed.
Constantinople.-The Turkish na
tionalist cabinet in Angora has been
reconstructed by Feizi Pasha, who re
mains as premier. The only changes
made were in the ministries of finance
and justice and most or the cabinet
members are extremists.
. Exempt From Extra Taxes.
Washington.-Distillers are held ex
empt from extra taxes on liquor with
drawn from warehouses for non-bever
age purposes If diverted by theft to 11
legal uses, under an opinion by At
torney General Daugherty submitted
to Secretary Mellon.
Detroit, Mich.-Andrew Kulick, was
shot through the lung by the Rev.
John Kovalsky when, with three other
mnen. he is alleged to have attempted
to break into the rectory in Hamtra
mokh. a suburb.
British Troops for Silesia.
London-The British government
has decided to send troops to Silesia
at an early date.
The decision to send troops resulted
from interchanges between Great
ain and France.
-Property Loss $100,000.
Nashville, Tenn-A telephone mes
,sage from Huddleston, Tenn., says the
ebusiness district of Trezevant In Car
rol county, was almost wiped out by
fire. The property loss is estimated
936 Vessels Cleared.
*Washington.-'The first three weeks
of the marine strike saw 936 Amerl
can vessels clearing from Atlantic,
Pacific and Gulf coasts and 190 held
-in porth through lack of crews Secre
-tar7 H90Tx~er said.
Govern~or Dorsey Condemned.
Macon, Ga.--At a mass meeting of
nearly 2,000 persons at the city hall
auditorium a resolution was adopted
condemning Governor Dorsey for is
suing his "peonage pamphlet" of re
French Loan is Authorized.
New York.--J. P. Morgan & Co. an
nounced that the French government
h'as authorized it to issue in the Unit
edI State $100.000.000 of French 20
year external loan 7 1-2 per cent
The story of
0 Our States 0
By JONATHAN BRACE 0
0 XI.-NEW YORK
0 THE STORY 0
0 is T of New o
Y1ork should 0
rightly begin #
0 eighty - five o
0 '~ years before
* enry Hud- 0
0 son's voyage in his little boat, 0
the Half Moon, up the river 0
0 which now bears his name. For 0
0 at that early date an Italian
o navigator, Verrazano, exploring o
0 for France, sailed into New 0
0 York bay. This first visit to 0
New York made little stir and ,
0 was soon forgotten, and it was 0
0 Hudson's rediscovery w h i c h 0
0 tempted the Dutch to send over 0
o colonists and obtain for the 0
0 Dutch West India company a
0 monopoly of the Dutch fur trad(- 0
0 in America. The new colony 0
0 which was started in 1623 called o
its territory New Netherlands, 0
0 after its mother country, and 0
0 their principal city New Amster- #
0 dam. It is interesting to reflect 0
o that Manhattan island, which is ;
now New York city, was pur- 0
0 chased from the Indians for $24 0
0 worth of beads and ribbons. 0
0 Even in its earliest days te set- 0
0 tlement on Manhattan Island 0
0 was cosmopolitan. In 1643 it is 0
i reported that eighteen different 0
0 languages were spoken there. 9
o In 1664 the English captured 0
0 New Netherlands, and King
0 Charles II presented the colony 0
0 to his brother, the duke of York, 0
0 who was later King James I, 0
0 and Its name was then changed
0 to New York.
0 New York played a leading 0
0 part in the formation of the 0
0 United States. It was Alexan
0 der Hamilton who was New 0
0 York's representative In framing 0
the Constitution and it wis New 0
0 York city which was selected as i
the first Capital of the new
0 Union, where Washington was 0
inaugurated the first president.
0 Ever since the Empire state, as 9
0 New York is sometimes called, 0
0 has held the deciding voice in 0
s presidential elections. Though 0
its size is only 49,204 square
s miles, not quite half way in the 0
list of states according to area
9 its great population gives New o
0 York forty-five presidential elec
0 tors, the largest number of any 0
0 of the states. 0
S(@ byMeClure Newspaper Syndicate.) 0
MEXICO HAS DIAMOND FIELD
Preciouc Stones Said to Exist in Quari
tities That Will Make Their Min
Encouragemnent will be odered by the
Mexican government for tue develop
ment of the diamond field in the state
of Guerro by private capital, It is au
thoritat.vely announced. The existence
of diamondls in a mountainous district
of that southern state has long been
known, but the remoteness of the locals
ity and the di'tculty of getting in and
out of the district have heretofore pre
vented anything being done toward
mining dhe gems.
It was; more than fifty yearsi ego that
the discovery of diamondls there was
ade by an ot1ier of the Mexican
army. A collection of the diamonds
was taken to the City of Mexico and
after bt ing cut they found their ia
into the chn als of comnmerce. Efforts
to relocate the diamond field piroved fu
tile andl it was not until many years
later that a mining prospector came
upon the formation in which the dia
mionids were found. Hie collected a
large number of them in the rough and
took them back to the capital, where
they were placed on exhibition. Noth
Ing was done, however, toward the de
velopment of the field.
Not long ago the department of com
merce and industry of the Mexican gov
er:2nent sent an expedition in charge
of Antonio Lopez, an engineer, to the
locality. Mr. Lopez reported that iis
research had been entirely successful.
Among the diamonds he brought back
with him was one of enormous size in
the rough which he turned over to the
:epartment of commerce and industry.
He made a report to the effect that dia
mods in large quantities are to be
found and that the mining can be done
at comparatively little cost.
Letting the Lawyers Work a Little.
Erastus, a negro, being charged with
urglary, told his defender that he
ad only one conviction against him
isorderly conduct. On cross exam
nation by the district attorney, after
giving a plausible explanation, he was
asked about his court record.
"Disorderly conduct, suh," he said
"Sure that was all?"
The defendant paused to consider.
"Have you-all found out anything
else?" he inquired.
"Elmira reformatory for burglary
in 1911 and twice to Sing Sing for
the same crime," replied the D. A.
"Right. suh. I just thought T'd let
youall find that out for yourself,"
said Erastus. He was convicted.
From the Annual Report of the Legal
Tuesday - Super-Special- "Vic
tory" 7 reels. Fox News. 8 p. m.
E*'s i O; F ALA. A Gi~OD IMING
FROM3 TIE FAIDG.
its Impcrtanc,, Emphasizcd in One
uf Mr. French's Last Letters.
In a few sections of the United
States do the majority of farm fam
ilies produce on their farms the pro
portion of the family living that best
farm economics indicates they should
Many reasons are given for the
failure to do this. With the most of
these we are all familiar. It cannot
be denied that some sections are bet
ter adapted to the production of
certain of our standard foods than
are others, and in consequence the
growing of these foods in the less
favored sections may not be profit
able from the standpoint of growing
surplus food for the market.
However, in practically no sections
'where the production of standard
foods is not barred by soil or climat
ic conditions should the farm family
neglect to produce food for home
consumption. This is true because of
the fact that, under even quite ad
verse conditions food crops may be
produced at less cost than the amount
of money it takes to pay for foreign
grown food, when transportation and
dealers' charges are added.
Another very important fact is that
if certain class of foods are not pro
duced at home, the average farm
famiry will be obliged to do without
Take milk and cream for instance,
My quite wide observation over the
Southeast leads me to believe that
in our section not one farm family
in a hundred, where cows are not
kept on the individual farm, ever has
for use one.tenth the amount of milk
and cream that the best interest of
the members of the farm family de
mands should be used.
With these food products it is not
a qustion of cost, but is a question
of producing at home or going.with
out. .Then in the matter of eggs and
poultry the case is not far different.
While I have always been a firm
-believer in the quality dairy cow, I
do not believe the quality in the cow
at this time is any way near as im
portant as securing the cow. Any
sort of a cow that will giv' milk will
prove a boon to the family that has
heretofore been without milk and
cream, and such a cow can be fed on
the waste products of the average
farm at a cost of half what the milk
she produces would cost on the mar
ket and one-tenth of the cost that
follows doing without milk in the
family where there are growing chil
With the average family when spe
cial money crops are at normal prices
the bare necessities in clothing and
standard foods consume so large a
proportion of the farm income that
a corn bread and hog meat diet be
SIZE and TYPE
30 x 3 Clincher
30 x 31 Clincher
32 x3A S. S.
*32 x4 S. S.
34 x41 S.S.
35 x5 S. S.
0on, e arthy t. l wls i .
1'.~y a ts 2 1*,,",'.1," 01 o
eic n is the most important
work connec(ted witi the farm nomi ,
and to produc, this class of y-ung
human animals requires plenty o 1..:
right sort of food.
So, to those of our Progressive
farmer readers who do not at this
time have one or two cows that give
We aim to
We are in a pos
All of our depar
ileage at the
Old Prices New Prices Old Prices New Pri'
$17.55 $12.85 $21.05 $17.0
20.80 15.00 27.75 22.0
26.30 21.00 31.60 26.0
34.95 26.90 42.00 34.4
49.85 38.35 - -
61.15 47.05 - I -
Plus war tax. Gd
ese Prices Apply to Qi
supported by value never is
quick "clean-up" and quit.
le, unexcelled mileage tire r
ore than you pay for is the
-v.s, i na t> say that about t
nut imponrunt matter for you to
si right now is how can you
:raIde for some of these home-build
rs. Then the next most important
natter is to look up a sow and ar
range for plenty of green feed for
:he cows and sow to graze upon.
And tl.en there is th, equally vital
natter of a good garden.
give auto own
ition to give the t
tments are in the I
and we guarantee
RIBBED CORD NON-SKII]
es Old Prices New Prices Old Prices N4
)$32.60 I$25.00 $34.25
S39.20 32.90 41.15
S49.80 41.85 52.30
59.10 49.65 62.05
73.65 61.90 77.35
er sizes reduced is properties
ir Regular and Comple
an advantage to any but ti
ade by a company that cati
only one you can afford to
ry by Dealers
[nown and Ho:
T,- i mlily livin. come
-.n .ii-:c zs much considera
as pO'bi- to preparation for
rowing of moncy c ops and
"n." profitab'c narueting.
"Forbidden Fruit" -The highest
priced picture put out in 1921.
Rub-My-Tism is a powerful anti
septic. Cures infected cuts, old
ores, tetter, etc.
ands of skilled
CORD GRAY TUBES
w Prices Old Prices New Prices
- $2.75 $2.15
27.50 3.25 2.55
36.40 3.60 2.90
46.30 4.55 3.55
54.90 6.00 4.75
68.45 7.25 5.85
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