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Respect the Flag.
Washington, D. C., July 1.-If
hoist the Stars and Stripes on
glorious Fourth or display a mi
ture flag on your person, be ?
you know the rules before you
ahead. Every patriotic society in
country has a jealous eye on
National Flag to see that it gets
full measure of respect on all 01
sions. The fact that you do not ]
tend to be an expert on flag etiqui
will not save you from being reg?
ed as. an American of doubtful pi
gree if you inadvertenely display
flag with the stars in the wrong c
Not so many years ago the flag
?treated with enthusiastic but misgi
ed familiarity. On any occasion wi
the American Revolution or Rep
lie were apt to be mentioned a I
was decked out in flags. They wi
looped and twirled and fastened ii
Tosettes. They were nailed, to chi
deliers and railings, and if a con
of a flag here and there trailed on I
HOOT no one thought anything of
A large bunting flag was regard
.as the most appropriate covering i
the speaker's desk. The gavel \*
laid on the flag, and if the chairm
found it necessary to rap for ord
there was no alternative but to ba
on the patriotic table cover. A pite
.er of ice water, set by the gavel, ge
erally completed the setting for
The piece de resistance of the p
triotic evening was generally a so
dance by some star pupil of a dan
ing school, in which the perform
.appeared in a costume made out i
a flag, or put together to resemb
a flag. The dance usually began wi1
?"Hail Columbia" and progresse
.-through a list of patriotic songs 1
"The Star Spangled Banner" as
But all that is over. For some yea:
the flag has been under the protei
tion of nobody knows how man
members of all the patriotic societie:
History and heraldry have been tai
ped to ascertain the exact etiquett
suiable on every possible occasion a
which the national emblem appear:
Point? to Remember.
It has been discovered that whe:
the flag is used to decorate a room o
building, it should always be hunj
in straight lines, never draped no
twisted... It should not be nailed bu
hung by, loops or through rings ii
If it is~"used to cover a pulpit o;
desk nothing should be placed on toi
of it unless' it is a Bible. It must nev
er Sn any^c?rcumstaric? be allowed tc
touch the floor for fear someone
might step pn it.
If it is hiing as a banner-that is
with the stripes horizontal, as We us
ually see them-the field of stars,
or union, should be in the upper left
hand corner. If it is hung on end,
stripes running up and down, the un
ion should be in the upper right hand
If these rules are followed, flag
decorations are sanctioned by patri
otic experts. Some of the patriotic
societies however, /hold that it * is
really more desirable to use bunting
in decorating the walls of a room.
Red, white and blue bunting maj' be
draped or festooned in almost any
The only technical point in using
bunting is that it has a top and bot
tom. Unfortunately for the bewilder
ed flag hanger, experts do not agree
as to which is the top side of bunting.
Four years ago a deputy quartermas
ter general decreed that the proper
order, for good taste, is red, white
and blue-red at the top. This, he
said was in accordance with the her
aldic colors of the flag which always
are read in the order he named.
Another authority differs. He
maintains as firmly that ? bunting
should be lung with the blue al; the
top, followed by white and then red,
so as to follow strictly the rules of
heraldry as theyvare shown in our
shield. The shield, you may remem
ber, has a blue field at the top and be
low that the white and red stripe.3. As
there is a disagreement over this, and
as bunting, after all, is not the flag,
this is not so important as some other
points of flag etiquette.
It is more important, for instance,
to remember that a flag worn on the
coat lapel should always be worn on
the left side. It should be small and
there should never be any button or
other decoration worn above it.
It is also important to know that
when the flag passes, a civilian should
lift his hat and hold it in his right
hand across his left shoulder. This
movement, if properly executed, is
intended to bring the hat over the
heart Anyone is expected to stand
when the flag passes or is raised or
lowered on a staff.
Show Your Respect.
There is a significance back of all
the various observances. Persons
stand to show respect and the flag js
entitled to this respect because it is
Ahe symbol of the nation. As the sym
bol of the United States the Stars
and Stripes should always be treated
with veneration. That is why the law
prevents the use of the flag or the
national shield as a trade' mark. It
I is not thought fitting that our nation
al banner should be a common re
minder of knives, hats or other ar
j There is a strong sentiment agains
the use of the flag as a costume, or
part of a costume. It is also consid
ered improper to use the flag as a
background for a picture of any kind,
as for example the portraits of the
President and Vice-President, or?
George Washington, or the National j
In time of war, we became used to
seing the flag flying at night as this
was permitted by a War Department
ruling. But now, even though this
country has never concluded its peace
negotiations, there is no reason for
the flag to be left flying in bad weath
er or after sunset.
People have accepted the idea that |
the flag is to be handled carefully and
respectfully at all times. But person
al judgment as to what is respectful
treatment cannot, always be relied
upon. One person will hang out an old
tattered flag on patriotic days, feeling
that its dinginess suggests long ser
Never Use Tom Flag.
The patriotic societies looking at
the matter from another angle, say
that a torn flag should never be hoist
ed until it has been neatly repaired.
A tattered flag is more inspiring than
a fresh one only when the old flag
was worn out in battle or other dis
tinguished service. And even such old
historic standards are now carefully
mended to preserve them, and also
because not to do so suggests neglect
and the always-to-be avoided disre
Because people differ as to what]
might be proper in handling the na
tional emblem, rules of guidance have
been laid down for practically every
emergency. These given here cover j
the most usual situations. They are
not official rules, backed by law. But
they have almost gained the force of
lav/ by the eternal vigilance of the
There are a few laws guarding the
flag, such as the trade mark statute,
the Federal law in the District of Co
lumbia, providing a penalty for its
desecrations, mutilations, and im
proper use. The majority of the states
ilso have laws making it a misde- J
neanor to place any picture or in- 1
;cri pt i ons upon the flag. And in the
irmy and navy strict regulations in
sure veneration of the Stars and
WISCONSIN HAS FINE HERDS
Ranks Third Among State? Active In
nesota Is First.
Recent field reports on official tuber- }1
eulin testing in Wisconsin show large
gains In the number of herds in that
state accredited as being free from
tuberculosis. In the month of May
Wisconsin made the largest gain of
any state, with an Increase of 47 ac
credited herds. Although all reports
have not yet been analyzed, the June
records are expected to show Wlscon
sin, with a further gain of 92 accred
ited herds, still making the most rapid
Although last year about eighth in
rank compared with other states active
In eradicating bovine tuberculosis, the
Badger state has recently forged to
third place. Minnesota Is first with
500 accredited herds, and Virginia is
second with 337. On July 31 Wisconsin
had 302 accredited herds. The figures
are from records of the federal bureau
of animal Industry based on field re
ports up to July 31, 1920.
GRIND ALFALFA AND CLOVER
Practice in Some Communities Fop nd
to Be Economical-Cattle Eat
More of Stalk.
Many "bf the dairymen who have
more than 15 head of cattle would
find It profitable to get a grinder large
enough to grind alfalfa or clover, es
pecially If they expect to feed mam
moth clover. The practice is general
In some communities to shred the
stover and feed this to cows. The
cattle will eat more of the stalk and
the remainder makes very good bed
ding when mixed with the straw.
FALL FRESHENING IN FAVOR
Reuults in Greater Production of Milk
and Butterfat, According to
Fall freshening results in greater
milk and butterfat production than
spring or summer freshening. The
dalry husbandry specialists at the
Iowa agricultural experiment station
who have studied many records say
that fall freshening gives about 10
per cent greater production than either
spring or summer freshening.
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Ricard Figures Net Profit From
New York, July 3.-Tex Rickard
figured today that his net profit from
the Dempsey-Carpentier fight yester
day would be in the neighborhood of
five hundred and fifty .thousand dol
Expert accountants were busy .all
day checking and balancing the books
used in the promotion of the contest.
Rickard said he did not. expect a final
and accurate statement before Wed
nesday, but that expenses of all kinds
would approximate nine hundred and
fifty thousand dollars, and taxes on
his share one hundred thousand dol
lars, while the gross gate receipts
were expected to exceed one million,
six hundred thousand dollars.
It was also figured out that Demp
sey earned in the neighborhood of
twenty-nine thousand dollars a min
ute for hi- ten minutes and sixteen
seconds of actual fighting. Carpen
ter's profits as the loser in the con
test were approximately nineteen
thousand five hundred dollars a
The. United States government will
received in one form of taxation or
another, a considerable part of the
three- hundred thousand dollars paid
Dempsey and the two hundred thou
sand dollars which was Carpenter's
share of the purse. Total government
proceeds, from the bout will total .
more than four hundred thousand
dollars, revenue officials estimate.
The income tax'will take about one
hundred and sixty thousand of /the
three hundred thousand dollars earn
ed by Dempsey and about seventy
seven thousand dollars of Carpenter's
shar?. The federal revenue from the
sale of tickets will amount to about
one hundred sixty thousand dollars.
Ticket sellers who resold the paste
boards at an increased price are re
quired to give 50 per cent of their
profits to the government. The state
of New Jersey under provisions of
the boxing laws also collects 10 per
cent of the gate receipts. Profits of
peliminary boxers and all ring offi
cials also will be taxed adding to the
government proceeds of thev bout.
Georges Carpenter must pay his
entire tax to the United States before
sailing for France .Dempsey may pay
tris tax in four installments next year,
the first being due in March, 1922.
Revenue officials have pointed out
that Carpenter also is likely to face
mother stringent income tax on ar
rival in France, shrinking still more
the earnings of the defeated hour.
In many respects the contest,' from' ?
i news reporting standpoint, was the
greatest of its .kind in-the world. Ac- ,
lording to actual c ount, there were
323 reporters and telegraphers in the
two press sections of the arena* More
than one .hundred wires including tel- ]
?graph, cable and telephone, were 1
used to carry the news to every '
point of the world. While accurate
figures are unavailable, it is estimated I
that the number of words filed about
the fight either in Jersey City or New ]
York during the 16 hours ? between
3 a. m., and midnight of July 2nd ran ,
?lose to the million mark.
Uncle Sam Plans to Take Steps :
to Get Hoarded Money.
Sullivan, Ind.,-July 3.-A billion j
dollars which should be in circulation
to assist the coming industrial reviv
al is being hoarded in American
stockings, Will H. Hays, postmaster
general, declared today in announc
ing plans for revision of the postal
saving system to make it more attrac
tive to potential depositors.
Through his reorganization plans,
Mr. Hays hopes to draw the hoarded
wealth of the country out of its hid
ing places into useful channels. The
present treatment of depositors in
the postal savings bank, he said to
night after conference with middle
western bankers, amounts "almost to
fraud," while the government has
profiteered at the expense of the de
positors to the sum in the last year
alone of $1,720,000.
His general plan of reorganization
which will be submitted to congress,
has been approved by bankers of the
east and middle west at conferences
in Washington, New York, Terre
Haute and at his home here. Mr. Hays
assured the bankers that he had no
intention of entering the postal sav
ings bank in competition with private
savings banks, but rather hopes to
make a valuable feeder of established
banking institutions. While asking
congress to make the interest rate
double the average paid now, he point
ed out it would still be below the av
erage paid by the majority of savings
Private banks are not and cannot
hope to reach the vas? hoarded wealth
which offers a particular field for pos
tal savings expansion, Mr. Hays said.
He pointed out that 70 per cent of
the present 508,000 depositors are of
foreign extraction *id that they, as
well as others ^of their countrymen
who are accustomed to postal savings
systems abroad, will trust no one but
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the United States government.
To reach this field of potential de
positors, Mr. Hays plans the follow
ing basic changes in the present pos
1. Increase the interest from two
to three per cent.
2. Payment of interest on deposits
held less than one year.
3. Removal of the restriction
against depositors under ten years of
4. Provision for joint and .trust
5. Establishment of postal savings
in 50,000 postoffices instead of the
6. Compensation for fourth-class
postmasters on the basis of the de
posits they handle.
7. Redeposit of the funds in local
banks with more liberal qualification
rules for such depositories.
8. An enlarged board of directors
including a representative of the fed
eral reserve bank and possibly one or
"There is a lot of business .in this
country that is really sick, still stag-,
gering under the shell shock of war
and the debauch of extravagance,"
Mr. Hays said, "but there is a good
deal more than is mere malingering.
What we need more than anything
else is the common sense of courage
and. confidence. There is, of course,
the greatest era of expansion and
prosperity ahead that the world has
ever seen. Everyone knows this and
the only question discussed is when it
"Well, it is time to go out and meet
it. This we propose to do."
The postmaster-general declared
that the hundreds of thousands of
postal savings depositors are practi
cally being defrauded because their
certificates specifically state that two
per cent interest is paid on deposits
held less than one year. Because of
this system, he said, the average in
terestpaid on all money held was only
one and a half per cent.
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