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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE iKasDtt fflttg Ottnteffiazrtfe A Lee Syndicate newspaper Issued Every Week Day Afternoon by the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANY 121123 East State St Telephone Nos 27 28 and 29 WILL F MUSEEditor W EARL HALLManaging Editor LEE P LOOUISBusiness Manager since the 1927 flood approximately been expended President Hoover who knows the Mississippi prob lem by virtue of extensive and intensive study has a comprehensive program for reducing if not eliminat jing flood peril One hopes that the father of waters will behave itself until that program can be made ef fective OVER THE PACIFIC rpHE United States may soon be linked with Japan by the establishment of dirigible air mail and passenger service A line to TOKIO and the back SUBSCRIPTION RATES do01 of is a fascinating possibility The Daily per United States and Japan have not always understood Daily per week15 j each other Better transportation may help Outside of Mason City and Clear Lake j Daily per year by carrier57CU Daily per week by carrier15 Daily per year by mail4OOJ 6 months 3 months 1 month50 Outside 100 mile zone daily per year6001 ft months 3 months 5175 ftlEaiBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also all local news published herein Entered at the Postoffice at Mason City Iowa as Second Class Matter j A thing seriously pursued affords true enjoy ment You have at your disposal an extensive organi zation In Washington to serve you In any capacity that relates to Information Write your question name and address clearly Inclose Z cejits for re t ply Send to the GlobeGazette Information Bureau j Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C THREE THE OLD HOME TOWN By Stanley HOOVERS NAVAL CUT PLAN TTxNGLISH elections this country was observing its Memorial have an in teresting reaction on the proposal made by President Hoover for naval disarmament The plan was broached at Geneva by Ambassador Gibson and aroused great interest altho none of the naval powers actually ac cepted Mr Gibsons invitation to apply for copies of the Hoover formula They were all too wary to com mit themselves However since the Geneva meeting the slate department has sent a copy of the formula to all the naval powers without waiting to be asked for it thus puttingit strictly up to hemt A close study is being made by the British admiralty it is said in London With the electtons past there may be a little more willingness to go into the matter in a serious way than there has been up to this time Mr Hoovers proposal is something new in the world Personally worked out by the president it is said to be an accurate algebraic formula whereby the relative strength of fighting units can be determined as a whole instead of simply by matching cruisers against cruisers submarines against submarines etc By it Mr Hoover hopes to establish actual equality between this country and Britain while allowing each country to have the sort of vessels it believes suited to its needs Such a plan would eliminate the bitter controversy over cruisers in which the United States insisted on 10000ton vessels while the British wanted only smaller ones permitted This country felt that cruiser equality on the British figures would mean British superiority because of the British chain of naval stations permitting small cruisers to operate in any waters Britain always felt that equality of ton nage on our basis would mean American equality be cause of the superior gun power and range of the larger vessels Both sides are sincere enough without and the buildjngrjrace which is beginning is the consequents Mr Hooversformula if it actually does work out a table of fighting power that can adjust equality between the fleets without limiting the requirements as to types of vessels would be of great value However it would not be wise to be too optimistic about the Hoover formula In the last analysis it is a technical matter in which naval experts will have the last word Anybody who expects Ihc British admiralty to approve a scheme whereby they surrender practical superiority if they can help it is more trusting than Q Arc Olive Palmer and Jessica Dragonette one and the same H A A They are two different persons q Why was Eddie Rickenbacher called the HutinRlng Ace C N A He belonged to the B4th pursuit squadron first pursuit group which had as its insignia a hat in a ring This mark was first used by President Roosevelt Later his son was a member of the 94th pursuit squadron which took this emblem Q When entering a British port does an American cargo ship fly a British flag F T A Merchant ships fly two flags On the foremast is the flag of the port to which the ship is bound and on the stern mast the flag of the ships country is flown J RTien was the church at Jamestown Vir ginia built W O H A Exact date not recorded Probably 1639 Q What is the avernge height of men and women in the United States J G A Men approximately 6 feet 8 inches women 5 feet 4 inches Q Does Chicago lead In number of murders committed H S A In 1928 Chicago stood first in number of mur ders But Detroit with 228 murders has among our largest cities a higher rate per 100 000 There the rate is 165 while in Chicago it is 158 Cleveland 133 Philadelphia 88 New York 67 Los Angeles 47 Q What are the Sinclair oil interests worth R w A About Approximately 18000 people are employed Q When did the censorship of publications begin P P A Probably in 1503 when the Venetian senate charged Masurus the grealest scholar of the age with the task of exercising a censorship over all Greek boohs printed in Venice with reference particularly to the suppression of anything inimical to the Roman Church Q Did our earth have the same movements 500 million years ago J M F A It ia believed the solar system has existed In approximately its present fornyfor many millions o years but from ourpresent knowledge on this sub ject we cannot state wnai may have been its condi tion at any definite period in the remote past such as 500 million years ago Q If a car goes 20 miles an hour against a tOmilo wind would the resistance be the same as a Gpmilo wind against the car standing still E S A Yes Q Who holds the highest office the president or the chief justice A P A The presidency is the highest Q What is smoke F C A When materials burn they give off a certain history our navy people think the I amount of gas This gas becomes visible by the pros same way for that matter Agreement will have to be I enceb ofsmajl Particles of carbon products of the enforced on the fighting men by the civilian authority Q b if it is to be reached j at the close of the American revolution A It was 580000000 when he United States gov ernment was formed and the debts of the colonie I brot together STILL DANGER OF FLOOD in the spring March possibly it was the GlobeGazette made reference to a statement by its Washington information bureau with respect to the Mississippi flood outlook and drew much comfort from it Army officials were quoted as expressing a belief that the greatest danger was past A reader at Jackson Miss took issue with the conclusion and cited some statistics with regard to water levels at different points along the Mississippi to provo that our sense of security was not well based In quoting the following therefore we have be lieved that ve had the ultimate in authenticity re garding the subject It is a statement by Maj Gen Edgar Jadwin chief of army engineers Incidentally it dcesnt contain the same degree comfort that marked the previous quoted matter It follows Conditions along the Mississippi and its trib utaries are quite threatening and if the heavy rains continue there is the likelihood of a very bad flood this year Reports from army engineers in the five dis tricts along the main river state that in some places the waters have reached the flood stage but are not quite so serious as presa reports indicate Army engineers all along the river are watching the situation closely and wherever breaks occur they repair them immediately Perhaps the most serious spot on the river system is at Kennett in Missouri on the St Fran cis river one of the main tributaries of the Mis sissippi Heavy rains have swelled the Arkansas river and conditions along it are quite critical Weak places have developed along the main river nltho the levees along it are in good condi tion Sand boils where water has seeped under neath the leveeshave occurred in some spots but have been repaired without serious effects More over there has been some trouble with breaks in local levees on the upper river At Cairo III one of the most vulnerable spots on the river the water has reached a level of 52 2 feet The flood level there is 45 feet while the city Jtselt with 15000 population is entirely aur rounded by a levee Should it give way the enttre area will be Hooded The flood control program provides for the construction of a spillway at this point to lessen the flood menace We have closed all the gaps along the river and strengthened the weaker places in nreparinsr for a possible flood Only about onetenth of our entire flood control program has been completed and adequate protection against a flood has not yet been provided About 20000 officers and enlisted men of the corps of engineers are stationed along the river with orders to keep close watch on the situation corps is cooperating with the Mississippi river commission and with local flood boards to the fullest extent In the flood control work and reconstruction THANKS TO THE 50OO FRIENDS WHO SENT LETTERS Fore THE CONTEST HONORABLE MENTION DAD KEYES WHISKER CONTEST Irvinp Debbold N Y Paul Snlm Clovenville N Y Leter Morriion So Oil Cily Owen Dealing Fyelteville Ark Harvey C Shoue Terre Haute Ind Arthur Jacob Belleville III Buddy Vn Deuen Vr Horn I Eilella Holland Mich Madeline Reed Cumberland Mr Mr B B Phillip Otlw Kan L H Pollack McKeeporl P Mr Ell L Keen Wel Palm Beach Fla Kodolph GAgnon Plaluburg N Y Joe Czarneckc Elizabeth N J t ranci Bemholz Jamaica N Y Marjory Power Purii Me irRinia Green Claire Wi tva Berlram New Cinsnn Conn Mary Eleen Lee RoyI Ok Mich LGMilei Lewilon Me Lcler Jenien Kerney Neb Ed Allen Tula Okla W her Runyon Pulaki Ralph Brook Springfield Mo Edna Erle Crouch Nahville Tcnn John W Baker Jr Mobile Ala Marearel g Hopper ForlScoll K Edward Boyd Hollind Mich Marion Pyette Racine Wit Mu Anne Morrow Del Beatlie Lawrence Winnie L Diver Tul Okla Belly May Copman Tula Okie Arlin Berrny Ohkoh Wi Burton Albion Mich HE WHILE THE LOCAL FOLVCS MAKE MEierSV overa OF STATION AC9ENT PAD KEYES WHISKERS THE EDITOIS OUT AN IMPORTANT PICTURE NUMBER 5 BASEDON THE PRIZE WINNING LETTER SUBMITTED IN THE DAD KEYES WHISKER CONTESTMRS HENRIETTA KUECKS OF PEOR1A ILLINOIS Tilson Says Party Heads Serve Rather Than Boss Connecticut G 0 P Floor Manager in House Answers Charge of Above Welfare By CHARLES P STEWART i A SHINGTON May 30 T h e United States senate has been harshly criticized of of subordinating the countrys Diet and Health Peters Adventures DT Hunt 1ctors M D Address inquiries to Dr Peter care GlobeGazelle and endow stamped wtfaddcesEcd envelope Sign your nanie as evidence oE Rood faith Send 10 cents in coin il you wish Reducing and Gaining Pamphlet ALL VITAMINS ARE NEEDED THE vitamins that are accepted by all the author ities arf vitamins A B C D and E A B C and D are all necessary for the normal chemistry of the body so the absence or insufficiency of them will undermine the health VITAMIN A is known as the growth and antiophthalmic vitamin the latter because its ab sence causes an inflammation of the Especially necessary for integrity of mucous membranes growth and resistance to infec tions Stored in the body for i short time so its absence is no noticed Immediately The foods tha are highest in this vitamin are Fish oils and fats butter eggr yolks milk green vegetables anc some root vegetables such as car rots and sweet potatoes Seems to be connected with the coloring matter of plants welfare tics This makes many sen ators very sore to charge For those senate investigations in recent years Not that I am offering a defensa for those who were but it was plain enough that the in quiries themselves were launched for political purposes WHY however should the tempta tion to play politics be atrong er upon a senator than upon a rep resentative A place in the senate answered the G O P leader a greater The senate they say public opinions in itself last stand and besides half the senators con prize than a seat in the house of A skimpy half dozen of strong leaders accord ing to the angry senators have gained control of Lhe house of representatives which they boss so absolutely that it no onger is any more responsive to the voters wishes than its few leaders private secretaries a perfectly ridiculous idea exclaims Col John Q sider themselves presidential possi bilities A man who will not necessarily sell his soul for his chances as a representative may be tempted to sell it for his senatorial prospects Some do senate also continues the 1 colonel is a chamberful of In dividualists The senate rules have made for that In the old days when it was Tilson of Connecticut G O P floor small 26 to begin manager m the lower house of there was considerable gress Just one thing and only one A Dully Beiltlmn Story By MRS FLORENCE SMiTH VINCENT WHITE EMBLEM OF CRUELTY was downright determined to make friends T with White Heron to remove the fear from the poor birds heart if he could Wild Gander and I have had some merry adven tures together and when he told me how beautiful you were I could scarcely wait to get here to sec you said Peter My home Is in the Northland far away from the Southern swamps but 1 never minded the long journey nor the cold nor even worried about getting back again All I could think about was you and so here I am Do give me a chance White Heron to prove tha1 there is one TwoLegs in the world that will love yo for yourself TwoLegs who can admire you wonderful plumes without wanting to rob you of them thing enables those of us who oc cupy positions of leadership to lead that is our selection by those who follow us to serve as their lead ers Nicholas Longworlh could be supplanted as speaker by an ad verse majority if it existed at any time A caucus chose me for the post of republican floor leader and an other caucus can take it away from me whenever it has the necessary ballots We cannot squeak thru by a nar row margin either If there were a formidable minority against ua in side our own party by combining room for individualism That tradi tion survives The lower houses total member ship is too large for that popular choice of senators A observed the New Englander has had a decided effect When they were chosen by their various state legislatures it was of the utmost importance to a senate candidate to help his own party to win his state in order to have a legislative majority to elect him But his state once won by his party he usually was safe personally Today directly dependent on popular as he is he must make his appeal as wide as he can with the democratsit could make of party our positions impossible for us Thc nalural result baa bl We dont boss We serve been a great weakening in party solidari ty ter all is more responsive to pop ular opinion than the senate Certainly replied the as it was expected to be It is a fair conclusion that i the house of representatives to the direcl primary ad milted the colonel to some extent the same thing is Irue in the house of representatives Parly lines are not what they were but A member oE the lower house I the breakdown is nothing like as elected for only a third as long as as in the Kenate senator and representing only one An occasional candidate for rep congressional district as compared resentative may be driven to the with a senators entire state natur ally is closer lo his constituents than a member of theupper cham ber It works out that way in actua1 ipracl a I to play politics is evident In the sen ate than in the house of representa tives Do lets be friends White Heron There are so too A stronger tendency things I want you to tell me I am sure we can have many happy times together if only you will truat me Not a word had White Heron replied to Wild Gan der Mrs Goose or Tommy Gosling but when the boy spoke to him so kindly and pleaded for his friendship he could harden his heart no longer Slowly the beautiful bird raised his head and gave KStrr1 WITAMINB is known as Ihe antiJ Peter a long searching look Then he slepped nearer HtTST V neuritic vitamin for its abland lifted one long slender leg and the boy used by I Your BROADWAY And Mine t By Walter WincheH EW YORK May Dudley the drama commentator has been alone in bis war against lewd shows For many years Mr Dudley fought the salty plots arguing that they offend ed people of refinement and when he didnt pan them in print he scoldec the sponsors aud authors and defend ers of them to their faces Dudley has written shows too but they mel with disaster chiefly we imagine because they had good manners At any rate he wasted much time and coin on them But what we started out to report was that New York will soon witness a play from Dudleys typewriter that 1S to be so Mae Westish it can not raiss of course Mr Whalens representa tives try to Interfere with it Perhaps he fashioned it as a rough play to end all rough then again he might have prepared it because he is weary of be ing poor III PHILLIPS tells the one about the woman who Y wondered what veteran actors talk about in their clubs all day She telephoned the Lambs and asked that question of one of the old attendants Tell me please she urged just what do those men sit around and talk about all the time Nothin1 lady was the retort they Jes sit then and rearrange their prejudices C vaudeville experts have caught up with th Jmovie idea They no longer lose time cashing in on an idea A couple of weeks ago for instance George Jessel played at the Palace and invited hi fnend Eddie Cantor to see his act one afternoon Al right said Eddie leave two seats in my name a the box office Please leave two under the name of Eddie Canto for the matinee telephoned Jessel at 1 p m Wheii Cantor arrived at he saw blazingbanners strunt across the foyer reading Eddie Cantor Will Be Cues Jessel apologized to his friend from the stage be cause the management took advantage and the aud icnce greeted the remark with boisterous applause LULU PETERS M D sence finally results in an anflam mation of the nerves Necessary for the integrity of the intestinal tract and thus the appetite and for growth Is not stored in tho hotly so when not taken there is a fairly rapid evidence of its absence Research is showing vitamin B may con sist of twb or even more vitamins one which prevents neuritis and another which prevents pellagra this latter ia called the PP factor Some authorities call it Vit F Poods highest in vita min B are Tomatoes raw canned or spinach abbage beans yeast and yeast extracts 7ITAMIN C Is known as the antiscurvy vitamin for its absence leads to scurvy Not stored in the body or long so its absence quickly leads to scurvy which s manifested by hemorrhages in the mucous mem branes and skin loosening of the teeth and defects f the deposits of lime in the bones Foods high in vita min C are Fresh fruits especially lemons and oranges omatoes raw canned or raw cabbage and ettuce IITAMIN D is known as the antirachitic vitamin be cause it has to do with calcium lime utilization and its absence produces rickets in babies and chil dren and porosity and fragility of the bones and teeth of adults You remember I said vitamin C also had to do with calcium deposition in the bones and its now to bird manners shook it gently I am going to do something I never expected to declared White Heron after this greeting was over I am going to trust a TwoLegs and take him for my friend What would my poor dear wives say I wonder if they could know it They would doubtless think I had gone crazy I who have declared over and over again that I would fly to the ends of the earth rather than meet one face to face tactics a demagogue to carry his at the worst bo is only o small demagogue he has only one congressional district to carry senate candidatfe forced to become a big1 demugtfue because he must demagogue it over a whole state to be elected OTHER EDITORS HIGHLAND PARKS DOWNFALL Noru Springs Advertiser A num ber of lowans who remember the buildings and grounds of what was formerly known as Highland Park College but now owned by the Des Moines Baptist University will re gret the mixup that the good old buildings have recently gotten into WHITING relays the one about the Scotch VJ man who had just bought an airplane and wa being given a demonstration ride When they got u 5000 feet he tapped the pilot on the shoulder an you think itn cold enough up her without that damn fan going I wish I could say as much for the rest of my Many of Iowas best young men and race but you have nothing to fear from me declared young women received their train V the boy and now lie dared pat White Heron on the shoulder But I believe if only my people could know you as you really are and realize how sadly you mourn the loss of your dear ones they would swear never to steal another plume I am sure I hope so remarked White Heron in a hopeless sort of way But I am told that the ladies iof your race are very fond of Heron plumes and wear them on their heads If they only knew it every plume they wear is a white badge of cruelty If it will not make you feel too badly will you tell me how the hunters of my race rob you How do they find you Herons way down here in Ihe swamps The boy was curious ing at Highland Park College The institution held an enviable place in secondary college education twenty five and more years ago Dr Shields and his secretary may have won a victory before his Baptist Christian Union hut it will be an other thing to win back what they have lost in prestige It is not likely that any considerable number of parents will elect to send their chil dren to a school full of contention and egg smashing when there arc so many good schools open to them ibsence caused loosening of the teeth Now perhaps t Is the absence orinsufficiancy of vitamins C and D hat may be factors in the cause of pyorrhea or at least a lowering of the resistance so it can occur D MIGHT also be called the sunshine vitamin for it differs from the other vitamins in that it neednt be taken in with the food IF the skin has an adequate exposure to the sunlight or the artificial sun rays the ultraviolet iay for these rays seem to produce this vitamin or something that functions just as well Nature has been niggardly in providing EARLIER DAYS MAY 31 1908 Fittingly Impressive the ceremony of honoring the dead soldiery of the nation was observed in Mason City Monday in keeping with custom Nature did her best to make the day one of delight and had lavishly furnished mute emblems In the way of foliage and flowers to bedeck the graves of those whom the na tion honors as among the best beloved sons The sol diers monument which stands in the city park was foods with vitamin D perhaps for this reason Vitamin Medicated 25 years ago yesterday There was a vast D is highest m fish oils Egg yolks and milk contain a1 j small amount Other foods exposed to the ultraviolet rays will also develop vitamin D THEY HAVENT BOUGHT WELL Muscatine Journal Altho Iowa alumni and friends will feel the dis grace keenly the situation is not without its elements of humor Con sider that if Iowa authorities have been guilty of hiring athletes that the expenditure of a few more sint oleons might have gathered in some Big Ten football championships in stead of the marked lack of them since Locke and the Devines fin ished school As long as the school must be charged justly or unjustly with buying its talent it is too bad that it didnt buy more and better talent It is tough to have the repu tation for wickedness thrust upon it without having garnered the re wards which wickedness is expected to bring A MINNESOTA VIKWIOINT Austin Minn Herald There is a scandal at the Iowa state university It is being charged that athletics were being financed to attend school in exchange for their servic es on teams The result is that there has been action taken to oust the University of Iowa from the Big Ten conference From the University of fowa comes retorts rather than denials The point in the protest is not thai the university athletes were not fiii ancccj for athletic purposes but that V germ meats and lettuce and is probably present in some degree in the other foods that are high in vita mins The other vitamins arealso necessary for nor mal reproduction I HOPE this lesnon has made you realize the impor tance of a goodly amount of vegetables especially the green leaf type and cabbage and fruit and milk In the diet And also the value of sunshine It must not be forgotten that even tho theoretically one might have sufficient of the vitamins if there is an insufficient amount of the protein building ele assemblage in the city park that day The monument had been finished and as the workmen removed the scaffolding found it swathed in a huge American flag which at the pull of string in the hands of H A Dyer plause and the band played a stirring air The monu ment cost to build besides four years of work on the part of a committee and was dedicated to the soldiers of the county and is meant to bear the names of all the deceased soldiers that are buried in the county whether they enlisted from here or not The Farmers Cooperative society held a meeting last Saturday to consider bids for the erection of their WHAT HE WILL MISS Waterloo Courier Because the spring is backward and cold weather has persisted John Erlanson farm hand near Washta Iowa killed himself with a butcher knife Many others have become discouraged over these depressing weather con ditions but they were far from the point of shuffling off They remem bered that in other springs there were like conditions but the sun finally shone the wind shifted to the south and the mercury climbed If in a moment of melancholy when the weather was raw they had taken their lives they would have missed the earthly glories that fol lowed the sunny skies the balm athletes of other schools been1 breezes the bird songs and the thus financed too and that Iowa sweetscented flowers being singled out In an offence that other universities are committing Officials of the university univer sity athletes Iowa newspaper com ment seem to agiee on this defense The defense consists chiefly of charges against other universities Perhaps it is a good defense per haps other universities are equally or more guilty And yet it hardly seems fitting for a university clothed with insli new elevator building There were eight or 10 conj tutional dignity to insist upon the tractors present with bids on the job but W N Clans right to violate rules to the extent and company Plymouth were the successful bidders landing the job at Thc elevator will be modern and will be aoout 25000 bushel capacity It is ex And It must not be forgotten either that one can overeat and still suffer in health by the imbalance brot on by overeating A PITCHER OF MIGNONETTE Henry C Buhner 185518D8 A pitcher or mignonette In a tenements highest easement Queer sort of That pitcher of mignonette Is a garden in heaven set To the little sick child in the The pitcher of mignonette In the tenements highest casement last of July and be ready to receive grain at that time John Stanton and James Sullivan closed a deal Saturday for the two south Main street just south of the K C lots for 57000 The lots are next to the lot recently purchased by Wilson the baker and they expect to erect a fine series of three stores there The Main street bridge which is to be put in by the county early this summer will wipe out the river as far as the street is concerned and make it a continuous to the Memorial addition HInkel and Burns will erect a double two story brick block and the ap I pcarance of the street wiil be greatly improved The new barn which has just been completed by the Peoples Gas anil Electric company is a jjem of finish and In net it is claimed to be one tof the most sanitary barjis in the country that other universities are violating them It is the kind of insistence that one expects from little law vio lators who protest that they are all doing it Dignity should dictate some better defense than thai A TOWN OF CHURCHES Midwest Review At Holland Mich which has a population of less than 15000 there are 25 churches and per cent of the children go regularly to Sunday school The day schools are opened with prayer the town has no dance halls Pool halls jClose at 10 p m Sunday movies are barred And yet the town is so at tractive that it is the center for western tourist traffic It was set tled by the Dutch in 1874 when many left the Netherlands that might worship God in their own way a habit they seem to have kept up ever since COUNTY AND IOWA j New Hampton Tribune Have done anything about a bell in the new courthouse clock A few people oppose that kind of a clock for fear New Hampton might hear it Of course that is foolish just like a nice courtyard is considered by a few a park for New Hampton No no people If there is a park about the courthouse a hundred outsirleri will use it in everyone who lives in i New Hampton ONEMINUTE i PULPIT Our holy and our beautiful house where our fathers praised thee is burned with fire aud al our pleasant things are laid waste i Wilt Lhou refrain thyself for j these things O lord will hold 1 thy peace and afflict us very j Ixiv 11 12
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