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I 4 n.FXAMlNER. THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1920. ' - H
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DANCE .AND SONG OF THE DEAF AND BLIND.
Tomorrow evening at G o'clock Ih children of the State School
fl for the Deaf and Blind will present their annual May festival on the
Hl lawn of the state institution.
1 This festival has become a fixed event of yearly occurrence ,at-
1 trading people from over the intermountam region. It is one of
1 the most pleasing and interesting of school exhibitions as it is made
up'oE manv elements of surprise for those who consider the deal
and bfiml as being so circumscribed in opportunities as to be ca
liable of onlv mediocre performance. . , . , i
The most delightful feature of the festivals is the evident cn
1 iovmcnt the exhibition affords the boys and girls who have been de-
iued the full use of the blessings of seeing or .hearing, Phc youiig
H stcrs enter into the spirit of the occasion with zest and they sing and
Hf dance and act with .all the spirit of those who are denied neither
the power of sight nor of hearing.
There is real satisfaction in watching the deaf and blind per
form as it teaches the lesson of contentment and proves that nature
often' offers to the afflicted compensating benefits. It is an miprcs
she lesson which no one. should miss who desires a better under
standing of the philosophy of Life or who simply seeks to be entcr
tained by soulful music and rhythmic danees.
I NEWSPAPER SCIENCE
"Newspaper science" is nerally scorned by scientists, for they
are accustomed to read technical books and journals, where things
arc told with great care and precision. But most ordinary people
-re not readers of technical books; and if it were not for the news
papers and the movies, they would get nothing in the way ot science
But when a reader takes more than a passing interest in what
a paper says, he should think of it as a mere beginning, or try to
read a little between the lines. Sometimes the stories are entirely
false A paper is not a book and no editor has time to. verify every
storv that comes .in to it. Sometimes the writers miss the point,
for "it is difficult indeed to put in a few simple words what the
scientist himself needed a chapter or a book to explain. Sometimes
they hit the mark with amazing skill. Often they dwell on the more
spectacular side of things, because that is what the reader seems to
want But they rarely give more than a snap-shot picture o'x the tacts.
And so the reader, who is really interested, should go beyond
the newspapers, get in touch with the scientists themselves, or some
one who tells of their work more slowly and at greater length. Every
high school teacher can give the names of men who really count
in his own particular specialty, and he . knows what journals can be
depended on for articles and discussions and reviews of the, best
books, and, of course, it is the business of the public libraries, to
give just such information.
If one already has a book, it is worth while to notice when it was
written (for scientific publications soon get out of date) and who the
author is. A man in a responsible position can't afford to make reck
less statements about his speciality. '
IjtfIG CUT IN PRICES.' :Xfr?
There is a wave of price cutting throughout the country and yes
terday the merchants in nearly every large city began a marking
down of goods.
This may be the beginning of that period of sanity for which
we have been praying. While sugar was being jumped $10 a bag in
a day, and clothing was going beyond the purchasing power of the
wage earner, and High Cost of Living was running amuck, the fear
was being expressed that the day was not far off when this country
would be the scene of a calamity which would rock the foundations
of society. With the turning downward of prices, some degree of
confidence in the future will bje established and once more there will
be hope of a stability which will tranquilize the nation.
There was a race on between wages and prices. Everytime a
half dollar was added to the pay 'of the workers, goods were marked
up 50 per cent, and this went on until the necessaries were placed
almost beyond the purchasing power of a man of average family in
which only one wage .earner brought revenue to the home.
"Where the fault was even our most expert economists could not
say, except to declare the profiteer was abroad in the land, some
where between the first cost and the ultimate price to the consumer.
Here in the west the opinion prevailed that the manufacturers in
the east were the quality offenders against the welfare of the
In this scaling down o-prices, retailers no doubt will suffer tem
porary financial reverses but it is a relieving of the safety valve be
fore an explosion occurs which might scatter wreckage over the
erre United States. 1
POPULATION OF OGDEN AND SALT LAKE.
H; With & population of 118,110, Salt 'Lake City shows a growth of
H; 25,332 since 1910. This is an increase of 27.3 per cent, or a healthy
Ogden's percentage of increase was slightly higher than that of
Salt Lake, and would have, been much greater had the boundaries
V of Ogden been extended at any time in the past thirty years, during
which period Salt Lake repeatedly has reached out and taken in
R now population. .
H All- that part of Ogden south of Thirty-sixth street, west of the
H stockayrds in Wilson Lane and north and northwest of Five Points
H is beyond the corporate limits and is not included in the census fig
J ures. Otherwise Ogden would .show approximately 40,000.
H But Ogden is beginning to get industries which will give a more,
H rapid growth in the next ten years, unless, in a clash of forces which
is now operating, the bright outlook is turned to dismal disappoint-
H Ogden is at the inception of an industrial development which
H promises to close the numerical gap which today separates Ogden
H and Salt Lake, and it would be a source of extreme disappointment
if, at the starting of a rapid upward movement, the advancement
Hj should be checked and even wiped out by involving tho whole com-
H munity in an endless uproar.
H Salt Lake can better afford to have these upsets, because that
H city has had its greatest possible growth in an industrial way. Ogden
H is just stepping out to attain the position which its natural advan-
H tages warrant, and it would be regrettable if Ogden itself, were to
H close the door to progress.
H Ogden to.day has nearly double the number of inhabitants Salt
H Lake had in 1880 and almost as many as the capital possessed in
1890. Even as late as 1900, Salt Lake had only 53,531, but in the
H twenty years; since then the city has more than doubled.
H In the next twenty years Ogdon should duplicate the perfor-m-uA-AfwSaJUJU.in.the
peried from. 1900 to-1920.
BY UNCLE SAM, M. D.
Health Questions Will Be An
swered if Sent to Information
Bureau, U. S. Public Health Serv.
ice, Washington, D. C.
FESSDISG THE OHIkD.
It is a mistake not to give tho
growing: child-'a ration of milk with
each meal of tho day. And along
with this there should be In propor
proportion those articles of food that
go to make up what may be calk"!
a well-chohen diet.
Experience 1ms taught, us that
human bcl'i&s thrive on what is com
monly called a mlxod diet of animal
nnd vegetable foods. It Is from a diet
of this kind that tho body can most
readily obtain the materials it needs
for growth and repair waste
Tho common foods which contain
and, therefvre, will supji.y the neces
sary food elements aro as follows:
Fruits nnd Vegetables These in
cludo apples, berries, bananaa, orang
es, etc., spinach, uirnlpti, tomatoes,
melons, cabbago, Rrecn beans, peas,
green corn and many othors. Thcso
supply tho body and for keeping It in
good working con-lit irm; they also sup
ply needed acids which prevent con
stipation .and servo other useful pur
poses. Meals and Substitutes --These are
the foods rich in protein. They include
moderately fat meats, milk, poultry,
fish, eggs, dried beans or peas and
some of the nuts. They provide body
Cereals There ora rich Jn the
starches of fat producing material and
somo of them crao near to being
complete food:. However, It wou'd not
be either wise or ife to live orcclusive
ly on wheat, rice, barley, oats and
corn all the time. Potatoes and i-weci
potatoes are also in this elans.
Foods Itlch In Fats Amosiff these
are bacon, salt pork, butter, oil suet,
lard, cream, etc. Thoy are important
sources of body. In addition to this,
when used In moderate portijnn, (hey
add both richness and flavor to
dishes that without them would not
The important tnlnn In planning
a diet, however, Is the provision of
variety both In the selection of foods
served and in tho manner of their
preparation. Potatoes, for example,
are an excellent food and universally
eaton and enjoyed because thoy may
be served In so many ways. If rice
Is on your'blll of fare with meat, fruit
either fresh or cooked or canned, po
tatoes should bo omlttel, lor '.ho sup
ply of starchy food Is funiishci by
Q. I have had a septic goiter for
over 10 years. Are real amber bead.?
beneficial for this trouble? JC not,
what can I do for this condition?
A. If you have a .s?jtic goiter,
all means "do not treat yourself ry
wearing "real amber beads." This Is
a relic of the superstition prevailing
In the Dark Ages. It may hi that some
form of medical treatment is neces
sary. Only a qualified physician can
advise you. If you are in dubt as to
just what to do, discuss tho matter
with your family physician, and if
necessary have him refer you to 3ome
Q. What can I do for a larse cal
lous spot with a soft corn in the mid
dle of it, which Is botweon the toes?
A. It is probable that you have
been wearing badly fitting shoes. Be
sure that the toes have sufficient
room to move. Keep the feet very
clean, dust them with a little -talcum
powder after bathing, and perhaps
place a bit of cotton between tho ef
fected toes. If thoso simple measures
do not suffice, have your physician ad
vise you. i
Q. Would you recommend 5ex tonic
for my trouble (venereal disease) ?
If not, what advice can you give me,
and Is there any cure?
A. Any medicine advertised as a
sex tonic is sure to bo uaeloiw, If not
actually dangerous. Venereal discus
es are curable undor tho proper treat
ment. You are strongly advised, there
fore, to consult a reliable physician.
In any clinic carried on In cooper
ation with the State F.oard of Health
tho physicians arc skilful and excel
lent treatment Is given. If you will
send mo your name and address I will
be glad to send selected V. 1. bulle
tins, which will probably be of service
j LITTILS: BENNY si
By LEE PAPE j
I was wawking throo our dining
room' ,this aftirnoon jest wawking
there, and wat did I sec on tho side
bord but a grato big round cake with
chockllt icing all over it, me thinking,
Gosh, G-, Im glad I saw that, now I
wont oat much for supplr so 111 have
plenty of room for it.
Wich we had Hamberg stakes and
maBh potatoes and peez for sup.pir,
mo saying, Jest give me one Ham
berg stake, ma, I dont feel like meny
Wy, the ideer. the last time w had
them you ate at leest 6 and wunted
more, sed ma.
Who, mo? I sed.
Yes, you, sed ma, and I sed, Well,
I dont feel like meny Hamberg stakes
You look like a few sed pop.
And ma ony gave mo one, taisting
grato, but I didont ask for eny more
on account of thinking I would get
more cake on account of not having
ate meny Hamberg stakes, and ma
sed, How about some more peez and
No mam, I sed.
Do you think it will bo better to
fone for the docktor or jest save time
and ring up an ambulants rite away?
O by the way, sed ma, while we're
on tho subjock of eating I wunt to
warn everybody theres no dizzert to
nlte, I made a cako for tho church fair
and it took up all my time.
Aw heck, G, aw I sed, and pop sed,
At last I appreciate the sensations of
tho old martera for the sake of tho
churtch, and I passed my plate with
nuthing on It, saying,' Can I have some
More wat? Sed ma, and I sed. Ev
erything, espeshilly Hamberg stakes.
Wicbr she did.- '
The Outbursts of Everet True
SO Yoc A T3ACHC-oR AWQ You CLAIM 1
THAT BC4USs You UDOK x MATft.( M-Or Y
FROM A olSTrtttCcs You GT A TTUis pesrr.
SPGCTWS ANO AC- FUCLY feouippso To
HAND M6 FRecE AoVicg ON TH uraQSCX
TAKC THAT, ZZlfi
BOOST IN RATE OF
INTEREST IS COSTING
BY ROBERT L. OWEN.
U. S. Senator from Oklahoma, author
of tho Federal Reserve Banking act,
President of tho National Popular
In my first article on Interest rates
I called attention to the injurious ef
fects of the high rates of interest,
charged by the New York stock ex
change, on the entire business of the
country, from the fact that the ex
change controlled so enormous a vol
ume of credits.
This Increase was followed by the
recent action of tho federal reserve
board raising tho rate of interest to
member banks from 4 to G per cpnt.
The reserve bank increase opened
the way for the 25,000 private and na
tional banks in tho United States to
raise their rate 2 per cent on all loans
employed In the manufacturing, dis-j
tributlng and retail business of the
There are many billions of dollars of
such loans outstanding. The action of
tho board, therefore, is in effect an in
crease of 2 per cent on the total in
dustrial and commercial loans of the
nation. Which will in turn be ex
tracted from the pockets of tho people
in the prlco they pay for everything.
lions, probably $500,000,000, necessary
to repay such increased interest
charges will be taken, but on top of
that the multiplied manufacturers'
and middleman's profit on these same
Identical interest charges.
The .people do not realize the ex
tent to which interest, particularly un
earned Interest, adds to their burdens.
Thero is an honest interest charge
which measures actual service render
ed. There is another interest charge
which means extortion by those who
lend, because they take advantage of
the acute necessities of those who
must borrow. There are big "loan
sharks" as well as little "loan sharks."
From the days of Moses, who for
bado it, usury has been u menace to
human society. It has done so much
harm that every nation in tho world
has fixed a rate beyond which inter
est Bhall not be charged.
The power of compound interest to
absorb wealth by mere accumulation
ir absolutely incredible unless a math
ematical demonstration be made.
For example, a one-cent loan made
at the birth of Christ at 6 per cent
compound interest, doubling every 11
years, would doublo 174 times, com
pounding up to 1920. To pay that loan
would require an amount of gold equal
in volume to more than a billion times
a billion worlds the size of this earth.
It Is a sober mathematical fact; if you
don't believe it, take a pencil and fig
ure it out.
Napoleon, in considering facts of
ttyis-'klmty exclaimed: "I w.onder that
this monster, interest, has not de
But when excess interest charges
and unearned commissions on loans
1 run into the hundreds of millions an
nually, and these sums begin to com
pound annually, it is not difficult to
understand why tho unearned interest
and tho unearned profits of monopo
lies and of profiteering rapidly absorb
the surplus wealth of the country and
thus lead to one man having a thousand
million dollars, and lead to another
man, innocent of these artful proc
esses, finding it impossible to feed his
children, clothe his family, and shel
ter the mother of his children from
the winter's cold.
The experience of the world shows
that revolutions and the overthrow of
governments have had their chief
cause in this unjust and unequal accu
mulation of wealth, because, as a
necessary corollary this wealth puts
economic and political power in the
hands of a few until the masses, un
able to endure longer, resort to vio
lence as a short cut to relief.
This was what destroyed the Roman
This was the basis of the French
From such causes sprang the world
war of 1914. i
From such causes there is spreading!
I now throughout .the world an unrest
that confessedly contains elements of;
danger to tho stability of society and!
DR. VANCE'S DAILY ARTICLE 1
By DR. JAMES I. VANCE, ,
Founder of Inter-Church World
Movement and Chairman, Federal
Council of Churches of Aniorlca.
The God who made the tear ducts
also made the laughing muscles. The
Master Musician AVho built a stop for
groans into the human orchestra also
built stops for laugher and song. The
man who neods to pray also needs to
play, and both needs are divino and
function through the spiritual part of
It Is a healthy sign that fuller and
saner provision Is being made for the
play side of life. It should issue in
not only making people happier, but
better. Amusement contributes to
normal and symmetrical living. It Is
an essential element hi the evolution
Amusement, however, is not the end
of existence. It is merely a feature.
It Is a means to the oud. People who
have to be everlastingly amused pos
sess a child typo of mind. People
who live to play miss tho best.
Amusement, like money, Is a good
thing when rightly U6ed, but a bad
thing when it usos you. It makes
a good servant, but a poor master.
That amusoment Is being overdone
by many poople today will not be
questioned. Perhaps tho reaction fol;
lowing the fearful strain of tho four
years of war is an explanation In parL
The news which cornea from France
and Other countries overseas is In line
with what Is going on. in America,
Amusement has becomo a mania, an
obcsSlon. Tho play houses are packed.
Tho revival of serious thinking and
sacrificial living that was hoped for
and predicted haa not arrived. It may
run in yet behind Hchcdule. for tho
history of every great war reveals
a revival of' religion as a blesalng that
follows In the wake of the horrors
of human strife and bloodshed. It
would show that the raco has cheap
ened if thero be no general turning to
God and tho sanctities of llfo after
this war, which has soaked the earth
The peril Is not that amusement
will keep mdn from work. It will not
do that for tho American type.
Nothing Is allowed to come between
him and business. The peril Is not
to work, but to worship. The danger
Is that undor the mania for play, the
spiritual sido of life will atrophy, and
the- things which the-Maker has built
between us and disaster may be Ig
nored and lost. Tho sabbath, the cul
tivation of the 'home, tho enjoyment
of human friendships, the season of
meditation, the deed of morcy,. are all
too precious to bo crowded out by
cither work or play.
Here is a story that is as old as
the first minstrel show:
Tho scone is a Jail. One colored
man Is looking out and the other
Is looking in.
"Moao," saya tho one on the in
side, "what time is it?"
"Wufforc." retorted the other
negro", "you wants to know whal
trme it 1b ? You ain't goin' no-l
i i J
WASHINGTON, May J 9. "There'
aro two men In the United States
whoso Income. lnot year was over $1G,
000,000," according to Representa
tive Henry T. Rainey of Illinois. In
a speech discussing the Income tax,
Mr. Rainey added pther Interesting
statistics. For instance:
"There arc five men In the United
States whose Income last year was
over $5, 000, 000 apiece. In 1914, bo
foro' the war started, thero were GO
men whoso annual Incomes were over
$1,000,000 apiece. In 1914 thero were
114 men whoso Incomes were between
$500,000 and $1,000,000 apiece. Last
year there were 4 05 men whoso in
comen reached this Immonso sum. In
1914 thero wero' 147 men whose In
comes woro between $300,000 and
"Today there arc 400 men who en
Joy that largo Income. Jn 1914 thero
were 130 men whoso incomes execed
$250,000 and was under $300,000.
Now there are 350 who enjoy that
Income In 1914 there wore 233 men
with an incomo bctweon $200,000 and
$250,000. Now thero aro 750 men who
enjoy that income. In 1914 there were
40C men whose incomes exceeded
$150,000 and was under $200,000.
Now thero are 1300 men who enjoy
that In come."
ornment compelled certain poople to
bo profiteers against their will. Tho
story Is told by Mrs. Warbassc of
tho National Cooperative association.
' It seems that GOO workmen, con
fronted with the high cost of living,
about two years ago organized a co
operative bakery in Patorson, N. J.
Within a yenr they were doing $350,
000 worth of business. Their bakery
sold bread at 61-2 cents a loaf a
pound loaf. When the war came on
and the Food Admlnstration got busy
these bakers along with others, were
ordered to charge 10 cents a loaf for
They sent a committee to Wash
ington to protest. In Washington
they met other committees from other
bakeries privately operated, protest
ing that'they would be ruined if com
pelled to sell a pound loaf for 10
cents. The Patorson cooperatives felt
that it was necessary to obey the
law so thoy went back home and sold
their bread at 10 cents a loaf.
But there was a profit of 31-2
cents additional on every loaf. The
money piled up so rapidly thoy did
not know what to do with It; so In
order to distribute It to the coopera
tives, they gave free concerts and
illustrated travelogues to their mem
bers. But the money still piled up and
now the Patorson cooperatives are
finishing a new model six-story build-1
Ing which is devoted to recreation
and other purposes paid for with tho
surplus accumulated profits by the
onforced 10 cent price for a loaf of:
The United States has seven times
as many Illiterates per capita as has
I Ripp ling'
j By WALT MASON.
Tired of It
I've grown so tired of striking that tH
work looks good to me; though I've
had little liking, of late, for industry.
The war got me unsettled, unfit for jH
honest toil, and, like a palfrey met
tied, I reared and pawed the soil. I
called on men and brothers to come
!and strike with me, and set their dads jH
nnd mothers from tyrants' shackles
free. And all tho boys responded,
and quit their useful tasks, grow whla
kers many-fronded, and yawped from
kegs and casks. Like me, they called
on workers to throw their handsaws y
down, and join the ranks of shirkers jH
who thronged the idle town. And so V'H
our graft kept spreading, and rnn us
all in debt, and very few were tread
ing tho paths where tollers sweat. I
sat, with other bumpkins, around tho
Dluo Front store, and no one grew
two pumpkins where but one grow
before. And no one plowed a furrow,
or made an anvil ring, or came out ,BB
from his burrow, to laugh and danco I fi)
and sing. But all were talking sor- LP
row, and pessimism black, and swear- fi
ing that tomorrow would see our bul-
warks crack. And now I'm tired of M
striking, I need some iron men, and '
gladly I'd go hiking to make things n
hum again. II
just joking ; r
Tt's Only Fair. ( j
In the wild and wooly west a f
game of poker was in progress. A
tenderfoot, looking on, saw ono of tho I
players deal himself four aces fro'm '-v
the bottom of the pack. The tender- "
foot whispered Indignantly to another 1m i
"Dnd you sco that?" H -
"What?" asked the other. t S t
"That swindler dealt himself four jH I
aces!" the tenderfoot hissed
"Wall," was the astonished reply, jfl
"wasn't It his deal?" Blighty. S '
Stuck to Ills Feet. 9
Food Controller Hoovor aald at a St
Washington reception: .9
"We must cconomb.o our food, or
we'll get as short as somo of our H (
allies across the water. ' B
"In a resturant over there a man H ;'
said, when his coffee was brought: H
" 'Hey, there, waiter, where's my fl !
portion of sugar?' H J
" 'Oh. la, la, said the waiter. 'It I '
must be that accursed fly again, H
monsieur. Every time I serve a por- H
tlon of sugar, up ho sneaks and swipes H
It!' " Detroit Free Press. S i
CONFIRM NOMINATION f
WASHINGTON, May 19. Tho
nomination of George P. Hunt, for- mf
mor governor of Arizona, to be Amerl- f j
can minister to Slam, which had been v'f
held up pending Inquiry by tho for- S
eign relations committee, was con- Jl
firmed b ythe senate. WtM
AMRICAN-MAID BRAD j .
gpggpglORDER FROM YOUf QROCERggBaaHBHBll I
To Lovers of Roses 1
Have just received a large assignment of Roses in all colors, i
Choice monthly bloomers, hardy kinds at 60c a bush. M,
Norton's Floral Store 1
j 2249 Washington Avenue Phone 125 and 2917
Are Your Headlights J8H
Within the law ? . 7"
Glaring headlights a crash . ' H
every day the papers tell jl
, tho same atory the toll of 'i-'i-Q j
' thoughtless driving. (.s tirl
Tho moral law if not the ' flll
civil should prevent such av-J- HH
careless driving1, for glaring f'r GlH
headlights cndanR-er the lives t.JftS flH
of every man, woman and Vjl
child passed on the road. , . I VH
Tho law allows the direct 4 1 Il
rays to he 42 Inches from the ' ;l n H
ground at a distance of 75 . V f H
feet. All make'p or cars are - ( H
built bo that proper adjust- I H
ments can be made. ' l I 1
More satisfactory still aro ' ;' ' H
tho now shades which give 4 - ? M
full light but keep it down hr H
out of tho eyes of the np- K. - M
proachln? driver. ,:'-;. M
We aro fully proparcd, to "
equip your car with the best
devices or adjust your pres- H
ent lenses to meet the re- ... H
1 OGDEN MOTOR CAR CO.. N - , H
2?47 Hudson Avo, Ogden Telephone 460 VB
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