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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1929, Mason City, Iowa f i PL AN REPORT ON DIFFERENT CROP Forest Station to Describe Tree Seed Crop Prospects ST PAUL Aug 1 thing new in the way of crop re ports is now Jssued It is a report of foresttree seedcrop prospects and comes from the of fice of Raphael Zoo director of the Lake States Forest Experiment sta tion withheadquarters at Univer sity farm here It is designed to aid in the de velopment of extensive programs of reforestation now under considera tion In the lake Wisconsin and Michigan as well as to assistin reforestation work thru outthe country In 1927 Dr Zori in making a re portVto the advisory committee of the Lake States station suggested a 50year programof reforestation for the three states each state to plant 100000 acres annually This would give each state 5000000 aeresby the end of the 50year pe riod and would take care of the 15000000 acres in the threelake states which must be reforested artificially The present rate of re forestation in the three states is only about 15000 acres annually or about120 as rapid gram suggested as the pro However there is a growing in terest In all thre e of the the reforestation and the work is being accelerated Henco there Is an increasing demand for seeds for the trees to be grown and Dr Zon and his staff are tak ing steps to meetthis increasing demand Gives In to Folks Then Pursues Own Ambition COLUMBUSOhio Aug 1 UP T Keen of Cincinnati who waagraduated from the Electrical Engineering college of Ohio State university in 1921 be cause his folks wanted him to be an engiT neer has reenteredthe university to study the profession of his I never did like engineering but the folks wanted me to take it EO after I satisfied them I decided to study medicine he explained Britt College to Open BRUT Aug school term of the Britt Junior college will be opened Sept 3 Desf roys and 1 4 1 jw f i Silos on Cys Fine Farm Creamery and Electrical Planton Property Also Lost AUSTIN Minn Aug fire of undetermined origin broke the buildings on Oakdafe farm near Blooming Prairie and totally des troyed the big cattle barn two silos and the creamery and electrical plant The buildings belonged to William HSchaferand Leo Krim pelman There is a mortgage on the farm and buildings held by Stan ley Hendersoncompany of Cedar Rapids in the sum of By the termsof the mortgage the own ers hadto carry the property fully insured Mr Schafer one of the owners thecity the latter part of last week looking after his interests and is said to have visited the farm on Saturday Showplace of Thomson This farm aridbuildings was ona of the shbwplacesthatCy Thorn son built in the day a of his glory acres of flarid he ex pended several hundred thousand dollars buildingsthat were the most pretentiousfaria buildingsto be found in the country Picturesof this as the the mitory were printed in all the farm papersand most ot the rotogravure sections of the Sunday papers of the United States The wasa cattle It was not built for ordinary grade i cattle nothing but the hot house variety suited fancy His cattle were the orchids of tie Holstein familyHis wasthe cream of the breed His herd represented 3 fortune Theyhad a homethat was heated cooled insummer and ventilated by the latest processes He had a cleaner for keep ing the cows hair and hide clean The flies were driven by air ma chines to the farend of the room where they were put to death by le thal gas But such a barn waa a liability on farm So other buildings V Deeded to Hormel Company When Cy came to the end of his rope he deeded to the Hormel company all his rights and interests inthe farm as well as in all his other propertyIt was the Hormel com panys money had ex NEW U S SENATOR pehdedlhhis great plans tKat kept ftverybody on tiptoe to know whet Cy was going to do next Tho HormeJ company sold this farrn to Charles C andS J Joys of MASON CITYS FINEST STOKE FOB J4EN AND BOTS Interesting Things for Hot Weather TwoPiece Bathing Suits All wool white shirt red blue and green trunks XRay Straw Hats Very light and cool justthe thing for golf and sports wear 98c Collar Attached Shirts Solid colors and fancy patterns In cool summer fabrics Fancy Rayon Hose Attractive patterns lor glimmer wear One of our best values Young Mens Odd Trousers 50c Medium and light shades most of them are all wool and worth twice the price New Fall Suits And theyre not too heavy for right now PATTON BROTHERS Wrere a dollar does irs d uiu 13 SOUTH AVE With Senator Walter B Edge of New Jersey the choice as ambassador to France it is re ported that Representative Franklin Fort above of East Orange may be named by Goyerhor Morgan F Larson to succeedEdge aa senator at the end of the present session of about October Sen ator in 1931 SEA DEVIL ONCE MENIAL IN NEW YORK HOTEL Count Luckner Tells About Days Spent Polishing Door Knobi NEW YORK Aug 1 old Majestic hotel overlooking Cen tral vPark is coming down soon to make way for another New York skyscraper and the chief mourners at its demolition will be Count Felix Von Luckner German Sea of World war fame Von Luckner not only has the sen timental feeling of an bid guesf for the Majestic he loves it because he knows every door knob in the place He polished them 27 years ago Thehuge German nobleman who by his good nstura and sportsman ship won over even those hemado prisoner whose daring raids aboard an ancient windJarnmer have become a wartime epic re veals in the current issue of Worlds T f H I Work that even before the war he knewAmerica better than most Americana knew it lie cause he walked its railroad ties from coast to coastbefore he wound up with a brass polishing job at the Majestic Sought Buffalo BUI It was all because he wanted to see Buffalo Bill hero of American Wild West shows Von Luckner re lates He had rim away from homo to go tosea as a boy of 13 not before he hadbeen thrilled by reading tales of the whitehaired scout in Germany Long Journey on Foot Landing in San Francisco on an early voyage he inquired where Buffalo Bill lived When told the plainsmanlived in Denverhe asked tha way and a practical joker pointed to an eastbound railroad track Von Luckner penniless startcdoiit to walk to Denver and did it after five weeks Sometimes abrakeman let ana ride on a train but mostly it was the ties he says I washungry and hunger is a thing I never likeii Sometimes I worked for something to eat sometimes I could steal some corn oi a chicken Got to Denver with him i and hunt buffalo over the plains of Colorado Then the heavy hand of iron clapped him in the face He went to the home of Colon el Cody where he was tdldthat Buf falo with his Wild West show in Germany There was nothing to do but get back tothe seaso I decided to take the ties for New York he continues Only those Americans realize how great their country is who have walked across it on ties It took him five months to reach New YorkThen unableto get a seagoing job he finally found work polishing brass at the hotel I was in contactwith your best people he says I saw them go ing Morgans and Rocke I was polishing brass They were selfmade men an in spiration Now I always stop there to look at my old door knobs and have a chat with my successors Galilee Service to Be Held by Britt Church BRITT Aug Methodist church will hold a Galilee service at Eagle Lake park Sunday evening Preparedness Stressed in N6rthwood Memorial Speech Now Published A ptiamphiet containing the Me morial day addressgivenby H C Finch at Northwood this May has been published and is being circu lated fcy the Northwood Commercial club Mr Finch was born inand has always been a resident of North wood For more than 3 years he has been general agent for the Equi table Life Insurance company of address stresses Americas Iowa The need for preparedness and ispattem ed along the lines of Hudson Maxims book Defenseless America That love of peace but not peace at any pride shouldbe in the mindsof citizens of the United States is em phasized forcibly The speech is replete with quota tions from the staunehest defenders of freedom and the address closes with the resounding phrase eter nal vigilance is libertys price Now is the time to give the weeds their death they go to seed Lets do it now SIkeston Herald Itchy Eczema on Hands For Two Years Cuticura Healed My eczema started by Jittle blisters breaking out on my finders Lafer it broke out in large patches that scaled over When I scratched them they used to bleed and cracfcopen They tched very much and When I put my hands in water they becarqe woke I had tha eczema about two years I began using Cuticura Soap and Ointment and jn a few days the eczema started to get better and after using one cake of Cuticura Soap sywa St Paul They In turn sold to theOxford Theater company of St Paul William Hr S chafer was rear ident of that theater company and he this farm to him self andLeo Krimpelirian GraduallyKnn Down This show farm of Cys has for yearslooked like the wreck of the Hesperus including parts the beautiful hog pen which all who recall it in 1920 will remember was athing of beauty It had its French doors for piggyto walk in and out ofFrench windows if or the same piggy to look out of on stormy days Its wide walks within y on which pigs rolled and granted that their lines hod been cast in pleasantplaces That has been partially razed and the parts taken to build Somes for man kind The dormitory that Cy built for lis farm hands was something to icnock the breatH out of a man who expected to visit a farni home It was a clubhouse with card rooms billiard and pool room library room music 100m with a dining room aid rooms were all tl desireia Babcook Gives Speech Thadedication of thisfarm dor mitory took place Saturday night f March 12 There were 12 5 men pra sent on invitation They were men prominent in many walks of life State THighway Commissioner Bab code came down fronvSt Paul to I present on the auspicious occa sion and he made a speech during Lo evening in which he compH Tiented Cy on his achievement iud said that if every had suchhomes then the movement hack to the land would be an ac complished fact J M Hackney the great breeder of Holstein cattle was there with other prominent cattle men of note The big breeders of high priced long pedigreed also Dr Rob bins of Chicago was there He is a noted crayon artist and he delighted the crowd by cartoons he made of Gy But in none did he attempt to forecast what was coining to tha host before six months should pass awa i WilJ Nolan state senator was there and gave a short talk Thero were a number of others who were there to enjoy the good time to thank Cy for the evening of plea sure and to congratulate him on the success he had made as a chick and hograiser Papers Print Pictures THen when in the morning came Sunday mprningn into the buildingcame three men ofthe Minneapolis Tribune bringing with them copies of the Sunday edition full description of the build ingsof the Cy chicken farm at ljeT Roy which was the1 eighth Wonder world in those days Thero was a special page of pictures of all Cys handiwork thatwas of a publicnature and of Cy Umself Now the place is wrecked Parts of it have been removed to BIoomin Prairie to be built into other struc tures To add tothe wreck of tlia farm buildings only tha smbka stained foundations of the cow barn remain And is in Stlllwatar Nothing that he did paid But ho got to intendng to ask Buffalo Bill if I could ride HUNDREDS OF NEW FUR FINEST TYPE OF PELTS AMAZINGLY LOW PRICED New French Cabinet Gets Confidence Vote PARIS Aug 1 cham ber of deputies todaygave a vote of confidence to the newly created cabinet of Premier Aristide Briand the vote being 324to 136 By the vote theold Poincare cabinet with Briandas the new head received a mandate to continue its work Lyle Fanners Busy With Grain Harvesting LTLE Minn Aug har vesting around Lyle and vicinity is well under way and will be com pleted in a shorttime and thresh ing will soon be commenced The grain Isvery uneven this year soino farms being quite low and then BO much moisture Other farms that are higher report a bumper crop TOMORROW bur August Fur Sale commences with bigger and greater values than ever Women who are foresighted wont fail to attend and secure theirnew advance model EHir Coats at prices that assure them moat unusual savings By purchasing your Furs in August you secure finer pelts you se cure better workmanship secure advance styles at prices that will go up later in the season Storage Free until you want to wear the coat SPECIAL NOpCICE Every coat in our entire big stock is made in our own factory by Benowitz Bros This means that the pelts are carefully selected and the workmanship is of the by our own per sonal guarantee Benowitz Bros We list a few of the various styles and kinds now ready JAP MINK NATURAL RACCOON Not dipped Deep perfectly matched pelts Beautifully lined HUDSON SEAL Dyed Muskrat Kolinsky Mink Stone Martin and Ermine trimmed B choose your fur coat now while these excep tionally low August sale prices prevail Never be fore were selections so before were pelts so wonderfully handled so aa to make such beautiful coats A wide assortment of smart and charming models at a range of prices to include a choice for every purse Northern SEAL Trimmed with Fox and plain Beau tifully lined Not Weasel Northern MUSKRAT Dark Silver and Gold Colors Trim med with beaver fox and stone martin Beautiful lining CARAGUli Brown and grey Beautiful linings DISCOUNTS 10 30 Plain and trimmed with Russian Fitch German Fitch Krimmer Jap Mink Squirrel and beautiful lining Natural OPPOSSUM Sport Models BABY SEAL Natural and Brown colors Beautiful lined DISCOUNTS 10 to FUR SCARFS Foxes Colors of red platinum brown black beige cross silver pointed SPECIAL DISCOUNT BENOWITZ BROS MASTER FURRIERS OVER 31 YEARS IN OO1 KT 1 T 1 1 THEFUB BUSINESS 221 North Federal REMODELING REPAIRING RELINING We will allow you a special 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