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The Indianapolis Times (A SCRirrS-HOWARD NEWSPAPER) .ROY W. HOWARD ............ President BOYD GUKLEY Editor EARL D. BAKER Business Manager Phone—Riley SMI Member of United Press. Scripps- Iloward Newspaper Alliance. News paper Enterprise Association. News paper Information Service and Audit Bureau of Circulations. Owned and published daily (except Sunday) by The Indianapolis Time* Publishing Cos.. 214-220 West Mary land street. Indianapolis. Ind. Price in Marion county. 2 cents a copy: elsewhere. Z cents —delivered by car rier. 12 cents a week. Mail subscrip tion rates in Indiana. 83 a rear; outside of Indiaua, C 5 cents a month. 0> • I PP 3 *O* AOO Cite Light and the I’r.oplc Will Find Their Otcn Way FRIDAY. FEB. 24. 1933 DRIVING OUT BUSINESS There is no pretense on the part of its backers that the proposed increase of taxes on chain stores is for the purpose of raising revenues. Yet the measure is almost a law, placing a heavy tax on any one who owns more than ten distributing places. The purpose of the law is to drive out the chain store for the benefit of the independent owners. Yet the independent owners who are wise have adopted the measures which made the chains pos sible. By co-operative buying, they are meeting the competition. The cost of living decreases. The fear of monopoly is gone. Through the passage of the sales tax and other levies, the take of th e state from business is already more than heavy. It is back-brcakmg. All that the passage of this bill will mean is that the larger chains will probably reduce the number : of their stores, adding to the number of unemployed, vacating more buildings and adding to the snowball of depressing conditions. The way to beat the chains is not by punitive laws, but by improving upon their methods. That . can be done by voluntary co-operatives. In many states that movement is taking form. Any method of distribution that eliminates waste and reduces the living cost is to be welcomed. The chains merely mean mass distribution to match mass production. That does not necessarily mean ownership of the mass distribution in a single cor poration. The best way to meet the chain store is in the field of fair competition and voluntary co operation. FRANCES PERKINS No better news has come from cabinet-making ' councils than that indicating Frances Perkins will be secretary of labor. As New York state industrial commissioner, and in the f9urteen years she has held similar offices under different titles, Miss Perkins’ record in behalf of workers has been a distinguished one. She has displayed a rare ability to organize efficiently for the job on hand and get things done that at the outset seemed impassible. These talents have been needed in the labor de partment for a long time. For years the depart ment has dragged along with an employment serv ice not worth even the small amount of money spent for it. The naturalization service and treat ment of aliens has been a national disgrace. Under Secretary Doak, politics further has clogged the department's inefficient machinery. If Miss Perkins puts her hand on the throttle, this condition will change. She is a skilled sociologist, not a politician. If there ever was a time when labor needed com petent, whole-souled help from its government, that time is here, and for the department from which it hoped so much and has received so little to be intrusted again to a person of the caliber of recent secretaries would be a tragedy. Every working man and woman in the country should rejoice if Miss Perkins is included in the final cabinet list. GOVERNOR-GENERAL ROOSEVELT One of the most important jobs in the new ad ministration will be that of governor-general of the Philippines. The abortive independence measure passed by traders in the lame duck congress has created trouble both for the islands and for the United States; only statesmanship can find a way out. Meanwhile, the war in the far east spreads. It is a bad time to swap horses. Fortunately, Theodore Roosevelt as governor general has won the confidence of the Filipinos and of Americans. By apparently unanimous opinion he has rendered fine service. A change at this time might add anew clement of uncertainty to already dangerously unsettled conditions in the far cast. To be sure, there are plenty of minor reasons for sending out anew gov ernor-general—to the victor belongs the spoils, fear of possible charges of nepotism, and the like. But there are luxuries which statesmanship can not afford in a crisis. President-Elect Roosevelt has enough problems on his hands already, without creating new’ ones. He should be in no hurry to dis place Theodore Rooseveit, who happens to be a Re publican and a distant cousin—but who also hap pens to be an exceptionally able governor-general, much needed in the Philippines at this particular moment. AN ARMS EMBARGO In congress, and in foreign parliaments, the law-makers are troubled by the hypocrisy involved In nations having anti-war pacts and at the same time selling weapons to other nations to break these treaties. An enlightening debate on this subject is re ported from London. The only reply Prime Min ister Ramsay MacDonald could make to demands for an embargo on British arms shipments to bel ligerents in the far east and Latin America was to say that the British government could not act alone. He intimated that the League of Nations could not act because of the United States. This excuse has a familiar ring. In Washington, at the house hearing on the embargo resolution, the munitions makers opposed action on the ground of competition—other countries would get the busi ness if we didn't. All this is evasion. The argument would sound absurd if applied to the traffic in slaves or in women. The issue is a practical. one. If the nations want to salvage the peace machinery, they will have to do something much more effective than talk about it. An arms embargo against a treaty breaking belligerent is one of the easiest and most obvious methods, productive of direct results. As the state department has pointed out to the house committee, an arms embargo does not lead to war. It merely is the lawful refusal by a neutral to engage in a traffic which its treaties have made illegal in principle. To permit munitions profiteers to determine government policy on the embargo question- is like calling In a germ-carrier of a physician to treat a typhoid patient. For the munitions makers not only keep wars going, they help start wars. This Is not an unsubstantiated pacifist charge. It has been demonstrated by many objective investi gations. To name only one, the conservative League of Nations commission found that: ’‘Armament firms have been active in foment ing war scares and in persuading their own coun tries to adopt warlike policies . . . Have attempted to bribe government officials . . .• Have dissemi nated false reports concerning the military and naval programs of various countries, to stimulate armament expenditures . . . Have sought to in fluence public opinion through control of newspa pers . . . Hava organized international armament rings, through which the armament race has been accentuated by playing f off one country against another.” As President Hoover told congress last month: ‘ Recent events have emphas.zed the urgent need of more authority to the executive in control of the shipment of arms from the United States for mili tary purposes. There can be no doubt that con trol of the shipment of arms from the United States lor military purposes. There can be no doubt that control of such shipments to areas of prospective and actual international conflict greatly would aid the earnest and unceasing efforts which all nations now make to prevent and lessen the dangers of such conflicts.” In our judgment, the President should be given power in his discretion to apply an embargo in de fense of treaties, either in co-operation with other nations, or alone, if the international armament ring is powerful enough in some countries to block inter national action. But, if congress will not grant that complete power to the President, the least it can do is to pass the resolution allowing us to join in international action, as Mr. Hoover requests. That, at least, would dispose of foreign jibes, such as that of the British, that the United States is holding up the peace parade. In keeping with the modern tempo, a Kentucky couple, hastily procured a marriage license and stood on the running board of their automobile while a minister read the vows. At such a speed, we suppose the usual probationary period accorded a bridegroom was waived and that the bride promptly climbed into the back seat to assist with the driving. , Mt. Ranier park officials gravely warn the country that unless something is done, Nisqually glacier will be damaged badly. There, ladies arid gentlemen, is something to worry about— consid ering we’ve only 11,000,000 jobless in our midst. George Bernard Shaw says India should make public speaking a capital offense. It’s a bit different around Washington, where we have capital speak ing at public expense. Boxing promoters at Ogden, Utah, have adopted the barter system for fight admissions. Because of stocks on hand, gatemen probably will have to refuse cauliflowers and lemons. Bankers, nowadays, don't get around much, but they seem to no everybody. The Wisconsin farm strike was upsetting to dairymen, but highway pickets didn't cry over spilled milk. y Now an economist proposes that the govern ment issue “dirt dollars,” backed by government owned farm land. It’s too bad that the term implies of contamination—just when we’d ceased to speak of filthy lucre. In these days of hardships we may draw inspira tion from the movie stars who must carry on, light hearted and gay, though their salaries have been slashed from $1,500 to a paltry SI,OOO a week. A New York judge has ruled that a woman can rifle her husband’s pockets without interference as far as the law is concerned, a sense of fairness, however, should prevent her coming back to bed and waking him up to complain of insufficient funds. Three government departments have collaborated in determining that a frog can hop five times as far as a flea. Neither, of course, can approximate the celerity of a congressional candidate at election time Just Plain Sense MRS. WALTER FERGUSON - 'T'HE mail is filled with sad plaints from women who find men untruthful, undependable, and slippery as eels in the matrimonial grasp. Lets, if possible, regard the question from a cold and practical point of view. It undoubtedly is tiue that there goes on a terrific competition among women and men. This is because the num ber of eligible males has been declining steadily during the last several years. Numerically, in a good many other countries, women far outnumber men. To all practical pur poses, the same is true in the United States. That is. we have at least twice as many girls and women who are willing and wish to marry as there are men who are in a position to marry them. Thousands of boys who, under normal condi tions, would be thinking seriously of a wife and a home and babies, now are hitch-hiking all over the country, trying to find work or food. This undoubtedly contributes to the energetic efforts of those whom we call “home breakers” and who in truth only are proving once again that self-preservation is the first law of nature. If they can oust a wife and get a home and a husband, they do it. a k a economic situation also augments the mis demeanors of women. America until recently was a country of many frontiers. Pioneering was the rule. Girls who ventured into the middle west had no fears about getting married. They were snapped up as soon as they got there. Wives were a valuable asset. Women were necessary to the building of permanent settle ments. They could pick and choose and, at least until they were married, play the coquette and flirt and break masculine hearts. It always has been the potential mother and not the individual woman that has been the ob ject of men’s solicitude. When women are scarce, therefore, this solicitude increases and becomes a physical and moral protectorate. But when there is a surplus of women, it is natural that solicitude should abate. And this always results in women growing more aggressive. Our problem today is exactly this: There are not enough marriageable men to go round. And there doesn’t seem to be anything we can do about it. It is only another of those unpleasant phases of modern life from which we seem dooa J to suffer. . r ... . THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES . ‘When Do We Eat?’ It Seems to Me • • ..by Heywood Broun YEARS ago I decided that when repeal got fairly started on its way I would blow myself to a big party, ring doorbells and knock down fences. But when the victory came I passed the evening quietly at home, making denial bids at one-twentieth of a cent. It may be that the boy grew older, or, again, the change could be less in me than in outside cir cumstances. I am in favor of sending the dry amendment back to the states, but the change in legislative temper has come be latedly. There now are so many other things of more importance. And yet I trust that this new deal may be a symbol and a symp tom of increasing congressional courage and frank facing of the facts. Now that one powerful lob by seems in danger of being rid den down, there is at least a chance that senators will begin to consider their convictions and constituents and cease to tremble at the sound of ghostly voices and the clanking of chains. Both honesty and imagination will be needed in the new ad ministration, and if as much as one good thing can come out of a lame duck session there is. the possibility that the new house may sweep a good deal cleaner than most of us have dared to hope. tt tt tt Now for Long Pull IAM well aware that ratification is not going to be obtained overnight. It still is possible that some little group of thirteen states may tie up the proposal in definitely. We may, in traditional American legislative fashion, drift into forgetting the whole business, rather than removing it. But there will remain the fact that 289 members of the house of representatives, on a certain Mon day, did behave after the manner of rational human beings and stopped acting like congressmen. And that’s something! To be sure, not all the credit should go to the gentlemen in Washington. I am of the opinion that Mrs. Charles Sabin has done a little more than any other in dividual to bring about the new dispensation. She probably has displayed more political acumen and effectiveness than any other member of her sex. But for her leadership there would have been no knocking down of the notion that prohibi tion must be preserved, good or bad, because all the women of the country were behind it. tt tt tt News Hits Broadway A S it happened, I was in a ■L place of solace when the news of the vote came over the ticker. I expected to find a woe-begone expression on the face of the pro prietor. “Ater some little while.” I said, ‘‘this is going to be bad for profits. The sun has begun to set on the day of the $1 cocktail.” ‘‘Yes,” he said, "I know that, but don’t expect me to weep. I think I still can keep going. In fact, re peal might put cen years on my life. Os course, I expect to be regulated and taxed and super vised. I expect to get taxed good ==■— ' DAILY HEALTH SERVICE --- - Beware of Hospital Care Financiers’ BY DR. MORRIS FISHBEIN This is the first of two articles bv Dr. Fishbein cautioning the public to think twice before sisnine ud for ‘ hospital in surance.” In times of sickness and epidem ics, charlatans flourish. They know that a desperate public will grasp at any scheme that seems to offer something for nothing, or more for less than its costs. The report of the Committee on the Costs of Medical Care has served to focus the attention of the public on this problem. Many “financiers” who have found it difficult to operate in other fields at this time have in vaded the field of medical care. We have in this country ap proximately 7,000 hospitals with a million beds, many of them de voted to the care of the tubercu losis and psychiatric cases. The country would not seem to be over-hospitalized. Nevertheless, the hospitals of the country are approximately 33 per cent unoccupied. a a a AMONG possible causes for this condition is the government’s hospitalization of vast numbers of .veterans suffering from non- and hard. And I won’t whimper. Why should I? “In the first place, I’ll know what I got to pay and when. I’m sick to death of ‘assessments.’ Naturally, there’s money in run ning a speakeasy, but you’ve got to be a combination of Demos thenes, Mark Hanna and, if you’ll pardon my high school education, Cataline, to get away with it. I’m just about in a mood not only to welcome the first tax collector who comes into my place, but to throw both arms around his neck. “You don’t think, do you, that anybody who’s been in the busi ness for ten years really likes prohibition agents?” His attitude disturbed me not a little. I went into the bar and started organizing. I drew a little group around me and said: “‘ls it really true that the twilight of the speakeasy is upon us? If even the proprietors are going to welcome the coming of the new day, upon whom can be put our trust and confidence? Every Day Religion t--'- •. . BY DR. JOSEPH FORT NEWTON A ONE-ACT play, some years ago, had two characters, a man who just had been killed in an auto smash-up, and an angel. As the man slowly comes to him self, he wonders where he is, and calls out, “Is anybody there?” The mists clear away, and an angel stands before him and asks, “Can I do anything for you, sir?” The man asks what he may have. “Anything you like,” is thfr reply. “Already I have taken thirty years from your age,” the angel adds. “Perpetual youth, eh?” exclaims the newcomer. “It looks as if I’d come to a good place, after all. But what about the golden crown?” “You can have one if you like,” comes the answer, and presto! a starry golden crown encircles his brow. “Exactly a fit,” he says. “And now, what else have you got here?” “Anything you like,” replies the angel. “I can have everything I desire? Absolutely everything?” he asks, excitedly. “Subject only to certain re strictions imposed by the nature of the place,” is the reply. “There is neither pain, nor suffering, nor struggle here. Anything else you desire I will procure for you.” n tt tt ALL sorts of requests follow,” the best to eat and drink, luxurious living rooms, “period” furniture, lovely women, and the rest. But all proves insufficient and finally cloying. “This everlasting bliss palls,” says the man, wearily. “I know what I want! I want some work.” But as work implies struggle and effort, it is out of the question. “I don’t know what to propose, sir,” says the angel, after he has ransacked his mind. “But if any- Editor Journal of the American Medical Association and of Hrgeia. the Health Magazine. service connected disabilities and well able to pay for hospital care. However, it seems certain that because of the economic strin gency condition wliich would otherwise bring people to hospi tals are being cared for at home or perhaps postpoued until the moment when postponement is no longer necessary. Even Henry Ford seems to have postponed his operation for hernia until the hernia strangulated and included the appendix. The publicity promoted by the committee on the costs of medi cal care established in the pub lic consciousness the idea that hospital care is likely to be an exceedingly costly matter, and that the only hope of meeting hospital costs is some scheme of insurance whereby the costs will be distributed over vast numbers of people. ana DURING the past two years the public has been deluged with new schemes of insurance against “Are we men or mice? Must we tamely submit to coming into dis pensaries without even the ro mantic formality of knocking three times on the door and saying, ‘l’m a friend of Charlie’s?” . “No, no!” shouted the crowd about me, and a man in the rear of the room said loudly, “A thou sand times no!” But I can’t do sums like that in my head. tt tt it Birth of A. O. A. A. S. A ND so we decided to organize the Association Opposed to the Abolition of * the American Speakeasy. It will be called the A. O. A. A. S. and pronounced Ace, for short. We Aces intend to affiliate with the W. C. T. U., and, in fact, we plan to offer Mrs. Ella Boole the office of honorary vice-president. None of us trusts legal liquor. We fear that maybe it won’t have any kick. (Copyright. 1933. bv The Times) thing occurs to you, let me know,” and he turns to go. “Hold on!” cries the man, “I’ve got it! I want some pain; that’s it!” To which the angel replies, “I’m sorry, sir, but no one is allowed to have pain in this place. You’ll get used to it after a few thousand years. They all feel as you do at first.” “But,” cries the man, “I can’t stand this everlasting bliss! I’d rather be in Hell!” The angel, stepping back and looking at him in astonishment, asks, “And where do you think you are, sir? This is Hell.” (Copyright, 1933, by United Features Syndicate, Inc.) So They Say The American farmer may carry the noose to a place where they are attempting to foreclose on his neighbor’s farm, but along with that noose will be Old Glory.—Alexander C. Davis, for mer secretary of the National Farmers’ Union. There are millions of acres in this country on which men could go to work and do something, only they won’t do it.—The Rt. Rev. Thomas F. GaiJor, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Tennessee. The ultimate result of the dis armament conference will be that people will be destroyed by ten-inch shells instead of six teen-inch ones.—George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright. In freight traffic, one ton of gondola carries three tons of coal; in the passenger end, which has been a dead loss for years, two tons of train carry one pas senger.—E. J. W. Ragsdale, man ufacturing executive. medical costs, but particularly against the cost of hospital care. The best piece of advice that could be given to any ope ap proached by an agent selling such a policy is to ask the agent to bring the policy back with all the fine print reprinted three times as large as the largest print in the policy as offered. It is in the fine print that the limitations will be found which make such policies, in many in stances, undesirable. Here are the clauses limiting the number of conditions covered by the policy; here are the clauses limiting the term of stay in the hospital under the policy; here are the clauses which make it pos sible for the insurance company, when it finds itself pressed by eco nomic stringency due to wrong calculations, poor mathematics, and unfavorable health condi tions, to wiggle out from under all responsibility. NEXT—Getting the most for your money. 0 M.E. Tracy Says: HITLER SEEDS SO EX-KAISER WHAT does a house painter want with a king? Not that the house painter might fail to use one if it came in handy, but would he create or restore one if he could get what he wanted with out doing so? We have seen enough in this country to realize the difference between what a candidate promises and what he does after being elected to office. Applying the same rule to Adolph Hitler, much of his talk as seeker of power should be discounted. He and some of his supporters toyed with the thought of a returned kaiser, but why assume that they meant more than to attract votes? Politics is the same kind of bunk in Germany as anywhere else. Your shrewd leader says what he thinks the people want to hear, especially at the outset. If he is really shrewd, however, he soon forgets it. Nor should this be interpreted as lack of sincerity, determination, or willingness to do the right thing. More often than not. what the people want m the heat of excitement is far from what they want as a matter of calm, deliberate choice. tt tt it Germany Wants Coherent Economic Setup THE people of Germany do not want the Hohenzollerns back, even though some of them have thought so in moments of peculiar stress and confusion. What the people of Germany want is a restored nationalism, a co herent economic structure, and a social order sufficiently well defined to permit of constructive thinking. Hitler has made their desire articulate, even though he appeared to be advocating some other things on occasion. His pro-kaiser and anti-Jewish attitude was just a pose to catch certain elements of the crowd. Now that he has arrived, he will be a different man or pass out of the picture within a year. It is beyond imagination to suppose that a country can be rehabilitated or that intelligent people will stand for such trash as Hitler dealt in during his various campaigns. By the same token, it is beyond imagination to suppose that he could have fought his way upward against such odds unless he had something better in the back of his head. There are royalists in Germany, of course, just as there are in France, Spain, Portugal and Russia, but the fashion of establishing republics is planted too firmly right now for them to make much headway. a tt st Passing of Hohenzollerns Helps Nation THE German people have endured many disappointments and bitter experiences since the war, but all things considered their lot has been much easier than it would have been with the Hohenzollerns. Nothing has done so much to help them regain the confidence of other nations as the abandonment of kaiserism, and they know *. When Hindenburg first was elected president of Germany, many people felt sure that the monarchy soon would be re-established. They took everything into account except the elemental motives of human nature, building up a case that rested solely on a stern old man's willingness to lie and surrender his prestige for the sake of playing servant to a discredited master. The same false reasoning is all that warrants a belief that Hitler will re-enthrone the kaiser. Like every other ambitious man. Hitler will not divide power unless he is compelled to do so. He would not be where he is today if a king had stood in the path. He has made his way in Germany by building up a following. Tt is preposterous to suppose that he would give that following up for the doubtful advantage of being a court favorite. SCIENCE Do the Stars Twinkle? BY DAVID DIETZ THE sparkling nights of winter are excellent for study of the stars. When the air is clear and crisp, the stars seem to glow r and twinkle with added vigor. It re calls to mind the old nursery rhyme that goes: Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. And that, perhaps, will serve to arouse many serious questions about the stars. There is, of course, the question embodied in the rhyme as to what the stars are. Perhaps the rhyme will sug gest an earlier question by its very first line. Every one knows that the stars twinkle. But why do they twinkle? The stars actually do not shine with an unsteady light. Each star is a great, fiery, self-luminous globe. Each star is a great sun, the smallest one about one-third the size of our sun, the largest one 500 times the diameter of our sun. It is the earth’s atmosphere which is responsible for the twin kling of stars. a a a Air Is Unsteady IF you look out a window which has a heated radiator beneath it you will notice that the houses and trees outdoors seem to be quivering and trembling. Actually, of course, they are doing nothing of the sort. There is an irregular column of heated air rising from the radia tor. The light w aves coming to you through the pass through this layer of moving air above the radiator. ■ The heated air is less dense than the cold air. As the light rays enter this layer of different density, they are bent, or, to use the exact scientific term, “dif fracted.” You may see a somewhat simi lar phenomenon by placing a straight stick in a glass of water. It will look as though the stick were bent where it enters the water. Now the atmosphere of the earth is in continuous motion. Heated currents of cold air are descending. The density of the air varies from point to point in an irregular and constantly changing fashion. The light of the stars must make its way to our eyes through about ten miles of this unsteady atmosphere. Diffraction alone, however, is not sufficient to account for the twinkling of the stars. More im portant is the phenomenon known as “interference.” If two light waves strike each other in such a fashion that the crest or top of one wave falls upon the trough or bottom of the other, the result will be darkness, the two rays neutralizing and cancel ing out each other. This is what happens to starlight. n a Cancel Each Other AS the beam of light comes to our eyes from a star, differ ent parts of the narrow beam may strike different thicknesses of air. If one part of the beam is de layed enough to throw it a half wave length behind the other, then the two parts instead of re inforcing each other and giving us the image of the star, cancel each other out. Momentarily, therefore, we fail to see the star and so the star seems to be twinkling. A puzzling question always put to young students of astronomy is why the stars twinkle, but the planets do not. The reason is that the planet, being so much closer to the earth, gives us a much larger image than does the star.. .TEB. 21, 1933 * V TRACY [ The star may be considered as | a point of light, but the image of j the planet is a disc. Consequently, in the case of thr I planet we receive a great many ! waves of light arising from points on the disc. Interference as in | the case of the star’s light may j occur between waves. But there are so many of them that the interference is not suffi cient to blot out the entire image and so the' planet continues to shine with a fairly steady light. While the unsteadiness of the earth’s atmosphere undoubtedly adds to the beauty of the night sky, it is a great annoyance to the 1 astronomer. It interferes with his observa tions of the planets as well as the stars and makes it particularly difficult for him to measure the position of a star with high pre cision. Questions and Answers Q—How many Chinese and Jap anese Nationals were admitted to the United States in 1932 as perm anent residents, and by what au thority were they permitted to land? A—There were 545 Chinese and 503 Japanese admitted in the fiscal year 1932. They were wives, hus ! bands, or children of American | citizens and therefore were en j titled to legal entry. Q —ls Kentucky designated of ficially as a state or common wealth? A—Commonwealth. Q-Do r nuts grow under or above the ground? A—Under the ground. Q —Which fruit has the largest percentage of fat? A —Avocado. Q—Name the winners of the re cent nation-wide poll to select the twelve greatest American | women who will be portrayed on the frieze in the Social Science i building at the Chicago exposi i tion, A—Mary Baker Eddy, Jane Ad dams, Clara Barton, Frances E. Willard, Susan B. Anthony, Helen A. Keller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, I Julia Ward Howe, Carrie Chap j man Catt, Amelia Earhart Put j nam, Mary Lyon, and Dr. Mary ! E. Woolley. Q —Give dates of the Boer war. A—From 1899 to 1902. Q--How old are Lionel, Ethel, and John Barrymore? A—Lionel was born in 1878; , Ethel in 1879; and John in 1832. Q—Give the derivation and meaning c! the name Kimber ling. —lt is a British family name de rived from an occupation, that of comber of wool. It comes from the middle English verb “kemben,” meaning to comb. The suffix— “ling''—denotes possession, that is, “little son of.” Q- —To what year in the Jewish calendar does 1§33 correspond? A.—5693-5694. Daily Thought Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of His servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? Let. him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.— Isiah 50:10. JUSTICE delayed" is justice de nied.—Gladstone.