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THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE, WHITESBURG, KY. The United States Today Is, Above All Others, a Railroading Nation SUFFERED AFTER BIRTH OF BABf By C. H. MARKHAM, President Illinois Central System. year is the centennial of the railroads. It was on 27, 1825, that the Stockton & Darlington railway in England thrown open to operation under an act that provided for hauling of wagons and other carriages upon the line "with men or horses or otherwise." ''Otherwise" was the loophole which allowed George Stephenson, engineer of the road and an experimenter with steam engines, to persuade his company to use a steam locomotive, to haul its first train. That train, with its prophetic load of coal, flour and passengers, moved at an average rate of eight miles an hour. Only a few years after the opening of the world's first railroad, in England, our own nation took up the novelty, with what result you all can recognize today. Railroads, it seemed, were exactly what the vast land areas of this country needed. The United States today is, above all others, a railroading nation. The people of our country owe more to the railroads than the people of most countries do, because the greater part of our existence and growth as an independent nation has been coincident) with the railway era. Today, with only about of the world's land area, we possess in this country approximately one-thiof the total railway mileage of the world, and our railroads lead those of all other nations in the high quality and low cost of their service. Our nation today is the richest and most advanced nation of the world. It has become so largely because it has enj'oyed for nearly a century a form of transportation excellently adapted to its great uistances and its wide variety of products. Because of cheap and efficient railway transportation, available in all parts of the country, the prcducts of all regions today are to be obtained in every region. The products of every region can be and are marketed in all regions. 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The race to outdo the other fellow is a mad race indeed. The ease with which a car can be purchased on the plan is all too easy a road to ruin. The habit of thrift can never be acquired through so wasteful a medium as an automobile. Instead, the habit of spending must be acquired, for with the constant demand for fuel, oil, and repairs, together with the heavy depreciation, the automobile stands unique as the most extravagant piece of machinery ever devised for the pleasure of man. Beauty Of Hair and Skin Preserved By Cuticural So an to Geuue Ointment to Hoal Police Arrest Rooster time-payme- nt After a vicious rooster had attacked Miss Lela Hanthorn of Lansing, Mich, as she was walking on the street the police were called nnd Impounded It on the grounds that Its size and dlsposl tlon made It a public menace as well as a nuisance. 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And you, as g a good American, hope It Is enough to be in keeping with the dignity of the office. Well, tho Mayflower is quite satisfactory In all respects as the Presidential yacht She Is not only sightly, fast safe and commodious, but she Is up to date In all respects. And this Is" as It should be, since the commander In chief of the army and navy of the United States of America the richest and most powerful nation of earth should go In proper style when he puts out to sea. "Jeffersonlan simplicity" was doubtless all very well In Its day, but times have changed and we change with them -- or should. We get the word "yacht" from the Dutch 'Jacht" pleasure boat The Mayflower, to be sure, was designed and built for a pleasure boat but she Is considerably more than that She Is one of the "miscellaneous craft" belonging to the United States navy. She was bought In wartime for war purposes, has done service of many kinds and has a history. She Is the Presidential yacht because she Is assigned by the Navy department to the use of the man who occupies the Presidential office. It was President Roosevelt who had the original inspiration and put It Into effect with the consent of congress. In the officers' wardroom on the Mayflower hang the autographed portraits of the five Presidents who have used and enjoyed the yacht Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolldge. President Coolldge appears to have a special liking for the Mayflower. President Rooseielt was devoted to the "strenuous life"; he was a hunter and explorer and In the White House was fond of boxing and tennis. President Harding thoroughly enjoyed golf. President Coolldge apparently has a dash of salt water In his blood. There's nothing odd nbout that. It's doubtless Inherited from some e Yankee forbear of the days when all New England was And he need not feel lonesome on that account The United States Is full of such. For the Revolution with all due respect to Gen. George Washington was largely won on the sea by the American privateer. In the War of 1812 It was the Constitution designed and built by Americans which beat the Mistress of the Seas at her own game and revolutionized naval warfare. It was the American clipper ship of a later period that astonished the world. It was the America that won "The Cup" and It Is the American yachtsman who has since defended that cup against all the world. Every little harbor on our coast has Its yacht club and every fresh water lake bigger than a mill pond; even Grand lake, 9,000 feet up In the Colorado Rockies, has Its annual race for a LIpton cup. There Is no smarter allor than the American on all the Seven Seas, Press reports from White Court, Swampscott Mass., the "Summer White House" of the Presi dent's vacation, have shown that the Mayflower was quite as much In use us was the mansion itself. Of course, the President had to take his office with him and from all accounts the May M 1 MM K. 12 ''ft iiillw ".IS6 L E t M Ui A ) J" .BVfFEZSZSTtr O IxKteWt . Germany's Three Calamities: Lost War, Coup d Etat and Inflation Period ZZSSPffS " 1 By PROF. ADOLF HARNACK, in Vienna Neue Freie Presse. I f VS good-lookin- sea-goin- Greece Fosters Industry carpet-weavin- HEN you read about President Coolldge on the "Presidential yacht" Mayflower and she Is much In the press nowaways what Impression do you get of the old-tim- Resinol great efforts to encourage the SHERMAN much of the time was the real summer White House. When the President Is In the White House at Washington the Mayflower Is In such frequent use that It Is quite generally known as "White House No. 2," or the "Mayflower White House." Saturdays are rare In any sort of decent weather when the Mayflower Isn't flying the President's flag y trip. A roster and starting out for an of the President's guests would be a pretty comprehensive list of people of the hour In American political and official life. The Mayflower has been the setting of many Important conferences of tho Coolldge administration. trips There Is another side to these week-en- d on the Mayflower. The President may take his office with him, but he does not leave his home behind. Mrs. Coolldge goes with him always and seems to take equal enjoyment In the yacht and her voyages. She usually takes along friends who give the political conferences a wide berth. And when President and Mrs. Coolldge go aboard they leave behind them none of the comforts of the Executive Mansion. When they invite guests they are assured of their comfort It would convey the wrong Impression to say that the Mayflower Is u dream of luxury. Nevertheless, her appointment Is first-claIn every way. The principal rooms on the Mayflower Include these: reception room, dining room, library, smoking room. There are bed chambers for the President and his wife, and fourteen guests. In fact there are all the comforts of home, transferred to a different setting. Musicians from the Navy band are frequently taken. That means a concert as often as desired. The Mayflower has powerful radio equipment which means that the best the studios have to offer Is at one's command. There Is often a picture play at night. The Mayflower sees many a film before Broadway does. Every Sunday morning Chaplain It. W. Shrum conducts services on deck If the weather Is fine; in the state dining saloon If the weather Is bad. So at least once a week this 1025 Mayflower Is reminiscent of the Mayflower of 1020. And In another way, too. Is the Mayflower of 1925 suggestive of the Mayflower of 1G20. You will recall that the Pilgrims before landing drew up and signed the "Mayflower Compact" establishing a body politic to be governed by the will of the majority. Quite an experiment In democracy I Well, In many ways there Is the same atmosphere of democracy on the Mayflower of 1925. Everybody on board takes part In these religious services President and guests, officers and crew. And when there Is a concert or a moving picture why, that Is for "all hands" too. The Mayflower Is twenty-nin- e years old, but she was well built in the first place, has received good care and has been brought up to date. So she's as good as she ever was and better. George L. Watson designed her. He's the fa- flower over-Sunda- ss mous British yacht designer who brought out the Thistle In 1887 for the America's cup. She was defeated by the Volunteer in two races In September of that year. Watson's design produced In the Mayflower an appearance of grace and speed rarely found In vessels of her size. For the Mayflower Is of quite considerable size. She Is 273 feet long and 30 feet beam and her displacement Is 2,690 tons. During the Harding regime the Navy department converted her from a to an gave her a new teak deck and made her modern In every respect Her valuation today including appointments is about $1,500,000. The Mayflower is in command of Capt Adolphus Andrews, U. S. N., who Is also senior naval aid to the President She carries a crew of 105 men. Including a detachment of Marines under command of Lieut. Edgar Allen Poe. All are picked men, from engineers to sailors, from carpenter! to Filipino the United States navy gaves the Mayflower the best It can supply. Ogden Goelet, American millionaire yachtsman, bought the Mayflower In 1890 upon completion at a famous Scotch shipyard. March 17. 1898, the Navy department bought her for $430,000 from his estate; she was needed In the Spanish-America- n war and the king of the Belgians was negotiating for her. The Mayflower's first assignment was that of a despatch boat In the blockage off Cuba. In 1900 she was on duty at San Juan, Porto Rico, relieving hurricane victims. In 1902 she was, for a time, the flagship of Admiral George Dewey with the North Atlantic fleet. The year 1903 saw our recognition of the Independence of Panama and the diplomatic beginnings of the Panama canal; the Mayflower was on the scene with a naval contingent under Rear Admiral coal-burn- mess-stewar- Coghlan. In July of 1905 the Mayflower returned from a European cruise and took to Portsmouth, N. H., the special envoys of Russia and Japan, who there drew up the peace terms terminating the war, through the mediation of President Roosevelt. In 1907 she went on permanent duty as the Presidential yacht and was especially In evidence In 1908 when President Roosevelt reviewed the "Great White Fleet" upon Its return from Its memorable cruise around the world. This suggests that It Is the duty of the President, as commander-in-chie- f of the navy, personally to Inspect the United States fleet during his tenure of office. It Is an Inspiring occasion when the Mayflower, flying the President's flag, stands by as the long line of fighting craft steams by, each In turn firing the Presidential salute. Yes; there Is considerable pomp and ceremony about it all. But there Is a good big patriotic thrill In It for all good Americans. And It'.s a fair guess that everyone of them Is pleased that the Mayflower worthily fits Into the occasion. Russo-Japane- One who takes into consideration these three calamities the lost t war, the coup d'etat and the inflation period, will not wonder that the 6oul and the body of the German people should be gripped by a dire disease, which finds expression in savage egoism, in a reprehensible passion for gain, and in infringements upon laws and morals. The German nation, the most industrious in the world, has never ceased to work. It is working now also, and, what is more, it is working twice as hard as before. It would work even still harder if its physical health were better, and if it could find a richer and wider field for its toil. As to the work done by our mental workers the students I can testify out of my own experience that they are working with a greater diligence than ever. The same is evidenced by our physical workers. The love of work, which is the mother of all 'civic virtues, is help ing our people to overcome the influence of evil forces. And already now one may say: Go and see the German people while at work, and you will be able to form an idea as to what it is and what it can accomplish ! A Democracy Must Have Contented Citizens as a Basis of Security By DR. RAY L. WILBUR, Leland Stanford University. The immiffrations udou the Pacific coast of the Chinese and .TnnnTipsn were similar in origin and in effect to the immigrations on the Atlantic coast One ereat difference was that these immigrations brnuptit with. them the question of race to which the Americans were particularly sensitive because of their historical background. The instinctive fear of race mixtures must be understood by all who would appreciate the present situation. In thi3 attitude of Americans towards race mixtures 'the auestion of the inferiority of one race or the superiority of another is not pri marily involved. The attitude depends upon the fear of the birth of chil dren and the development thereby of citizens who are misplaced socially, unhappy and inevitable sources of social dissatisfaction and discontent. ihe understanding that a democracy must have contented citizens as a basis of security is an instinct developed by the people of the United states. Eighteen Years Added to the Average Duration of Life Since 1855 By LOUIS A. HANSEN, in Life se & Health. In 1800 the average length of life in the United States was thirty- in 1855 it was forty years, and in 1920 it was years. five years, fifty-eig- ht Eighteen years have been added to the average duration of life since 1855. From 1910 to 1920 the increase in the life span was four years. It is generally considered that the larger part of the world's burden is borne by men above forty years of age. Thus in 1800 the average man died seven years before he reached the age of his greatest usefulness. In 1920 the average man lived eighteen years beyond this age. In 1911 a death rate of 17 per 1,000 was generally accepted as nor mal. Deaths above this rate were considered abnormal or unnatural. Tn 1923 the rate was reduced to 12.3 per 1,000 for the registration area of the United States, and for 1924 the estimated rate is still lower, 11.6 per, 1,000. Thus in a decade have standards had to change, showing a pos sibility in that is very remarkable. life-savi- Country's "Rust" Bill Goes Into Millions Sir Robert Hadfleld, In a paper on Corrosion of Ferrous Metals," stated that during the period from 1800 to 1920 the world's output of iron and steel was 1,800,000,000 tons and that the world's loss due to rusting was 600,000,000 tons. He also, stated that In 1922 the world's production was 00,- 000,000 tons, that the loss due to actual wearing out was 17,000,000 tons, or about 25 per cent while the loss due to rusting was 22,000.000 tons, or 33 3 per cent. The Department of Commerce states that the steel production of the United otates for that year amounted to 45,000.000 tons, or 70 per cent of the world's production, which had a value of $3,000,000,000. With this data It appears that the rust bill of the woild approximates 50 per cent of the steel products manufactured In the United States, and that the world's never been tamed, and packs of them loss from rusting is In the neighbor- are extremely dangerous to hunters. Jay K Darling ("Ding"), Cartoonist Ifs easy to be cheerful in hood of $1,500,000,000. The Thrift Most wolfs can be tamed, but the commenting upon social and economic conditions in a country like this. Magazine. one known as the Ttismanlan devil abpeople solutely refuses to forget Its wild About 99 per cent of the people are decent, clean, whose ambition is to be good citizens and who want to have and deserve state. Animals You Can't Tame The black Jaguar Is another animal the respect and friendship of their neighbors. There is no fundamental All efforts of man have failed to which so far has defied all efforts to difference between the business man, the farmer and the workman. tame several wild animals. The Brit- "civilize" It ish wildcat cannot be tamed, even s when kittens are brought up In capMore than of all the dried Doctor Wiedfeldt, Former German Ambassador to United States tivity. The same Is true of the North fruits exported from the United States Whenever three American women meet together, the inevitable result is pass through the port of San American lynx. uplift You Americans, especially your women, have a passion for ii So far the African wild doj has "orinff xr rafftrmincr thft world. God-feari- four-fifth-

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