GERMANY: Mill & Dole

Gravely the Ministry of Transport last week authorized official investigation of plans tendered the German Government by one Hermann Honnef to build a tower for the production of electricity.

"Give me the money," said he, "and I guarantee to build in Berlin a tower three times taller than the Empire State Building with windmill vanes each as large as the Flatiron Building in New York."

While the Government toyed with Windmiller Honnef's proposition, nearly six million Germans were drawing a dole of $13 per week. At Waltershausen, when efforts were made to apply a...

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