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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FRIDAY APRIL 121929 THREE A Lee Syndicate Newspaper 121123 East State Street 27 31 and 29 Telephone Numbers WILL F MUSEEditor W EARL HALLManaging Editor LEE P LOOMISBusiness Manager CERRO GORDO CO REPUBLICAN Established 1861 Weekly Globe Established May 1883 Dally Globe Establish tfl October 1890 The Mason City Times Founded Jn 1870 Issued Every Week Day Afternoon by MASON GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANY MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press exclusively entitled to the use THE AGE WE LIVEIN TpABBI LANDMAN New York says we are living in the most intensely religious age in human his tory Never before he thinks have so many persons thot as intelligently about its origin arid its influence on civilization There are few perhaps who have arrived at a satisfactory basis in their thinking but at least they are on the way They are not of stagnant mind This age of vital thinking about religious matters js bound to make in time a different kind of world news published herein Official Paper In the City and County SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally per year Dally per week Outside of Maaon City and Clear Lake Daily per year by carrier J700 Dally per week by carrier V5 Dally per year by mall 400 6 months 3 months 1 month 50 Outside 100 mile zone dolly per year 6UO 6 months 3 months CHICAGOS BOYSWEEK ALL the special weeks that are observed with appropriate programs boys week is the most im all localiportant Chicago is to have such a week from May 19 to 25 It is said there are 700000 lads in that city under 21 The attention of the community will be called especially to the needs of boys and for the kind of attention that will help them grow into better citi zens than their fathers In some cases that will be dif ficult In other cases it would be easy How many would be glad to have their sons as good as father THE OLD HOME TOWN By Stanley AdYertlsins Rates Furnished on Application Hntered at the Postofflce at Mason City Iowa as Seconil Class Matter Nature has always had more force than educa JUDGES AND JURIES T HE country will shed no tears over the decision of the United States supreme court which holds that Harry F Sinclair oil magnate must spend three months in jail for contempt of a committee of the lUntted States senate which he had defied by refusing answer certain questions propounded to him in re llation to the oil scandals It is good to know that Ithere Is in the United States a place In which extreme 1 wealth does not make men immune to law Sinclair was acquitted by juries in two cases grow I ing out of the oil free bootery One may not aay he was guilty for juries have said he is not guilty but I it Is perfectly proper to point out that in opinions re I lating to civil suits based upon thesame set of facts the supreme court asserted that the whole transaction I was shot thru with fraud One of the habits of radical minded politicians is to impugn the supreme court of the United States I Efforts have been made to curtail its powers such as Jthc recent proposal that a bare majority of congress I could by merely repassing a bill declared unconstitu Itlonal by the court veto a supreme court decision But I many instances and among them one after another the cvil litigations growing out of the oil frauds have shown the supreme court of the United States to rep resent the citadel of justice It is Juries who have turned these men loose Many there are who feel that our jury system 19 doubtful value in the actual attainment of justice Awhile it rests upon a logical theory the actual record certainly pay no compliment to the ends of justice On the tie supreme court is strengthening itself acts recorded in the pages of current history Frequently the supreme court of the United States ues a decision which In the minds of the common of people seems unfair or appears to favor litigants or rich subjects of prosecution Bu fese cases almost invariably disclose the fact that the nrt followed the law And unless the law be uncon Jutional the supreme court must follow it even tho Disapproves For it is the function of the court to rpret law it is legislatures and the congress that 1ke it THE RAGGED EDGE MERICAN workers owning their homes automo biles and radios sometimes talk about living on the ragged edge Comparison of the American workers situation with men in corresponding trades in Europe a enlightening The American fares from onethird to our times better than his continental brother iiom You caii ask our information bureau any ques tion of fact and get the answer back in it personal letter There is no charge except 2 cents in coin or stamps for return postage Get the habit of asking questions Address your letter to the GlobeGazelto Information Bureau Frederic J Haskln Director Washington D C AMERICA AND EUROPE ISTORY bids fair to repeat itself so far as this j country is concerned in the matter of aviation least so far as it pertains to heavier air in America with Langley the Wrights Europe picks up our invention and hastens its de ipment thru the creeping stage A war comes along speeds up that growth At last America wakes to the opportunity passing front iyard Theresult of the awakening is reflected Jila view of the comparative development of avla in Europe and United States by Major Clarence Young of Iowa director of aeronautics for the merce department following a months inspection ilrways and air facilities in the principal European atrlcs There are many points as to detail and opera on in which European practice in commercial ytaff can furnish Ideas for us Nevertheless our ptwork of airways and of aids to navigation and jir effective night flying installation lor mall ansport lias no comparable duplicate anywhere the world There Is the demand there for passenger trons ort by air which has not yet been equalled here ut If that demand appears we are probably quipped to handle it in greater volume than the European air services exhibit his tendency to ait back on our haunches and rlt for a competitor to realize on our invention isnt pistent with any other quality in our national pol of business And yet aviation Isnt the first in ce of its occurrence Q Was General Summcrall made a general permanently G Q A The rank was his only during his incumbency as chief of staff Q How many persons tire there to each auto mobile in France Germany Spain and Italy F S K A France 40 Germany 148 Spain 125 Italy Q Is Commander Byrds camp near tho one occupied by Amundsen E C F A Commander Byrd is using Amundsens old camp on the Bay of Whales as his main base This is on a barrier of fast ice which is fairly safe Q If second cousins marry wjll the physical or mental health of their children be impaired be cuuse of the relationship of the father and mother or would the health of the mother be impaired at time of childbirth because of the relationship 7 L K B A Provided the second cousins wishing to marry are normal and there is no hereditary taint or weak ness in the family the marriage between second cou sins should not in any way endanger the health or mental faculties of any children born of such a union In many states marriages between first cousins a prohibited Q Itoiv muny foreign embassies and legations in Washington W P M A There are 45 Q Does coffeo or teacontain more caffeine F M A Coffee usually contains less than 1 per cem Amounts vary between 2 and 4 per cent in differen samples of tea Q AVhut is the national origins act basis L S A The act says the full quota of any nationalitj shall be a number which bears the same ratio to 150 000 as the number of inhabitants in continental Unltei States in 1890 having that nationality bears to th number of inhabitants in continental United State in 1920 How many natives of Canada live in U S G A T A In 1920 there were 1I1T878 Q Is an outside loop n dangerous feat H A A Yes Captain Doolittle was first to do it Q What state is the Mother of Governors M D M A Kentucky has given 105 governors to 26 states Q Why is wont a contraction of will not r K A It is a contraction of an old form Woll not Q How did Scotland Yard get Its name It K P A The former police headquarters was in Grea Scotland yard a short street off Whitehall London CJ How are U S supreme court shorthand reporters appointed B S A This tribunal has no shorthand reporters Q How wide is the English channel K H A Twenty miles at its narrowest point 140 mile wide at widest 70 miles average width HEREDITY AND ENVIRONMENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN had had a twin brother he have become famous Your guess Js as as anyones vin sisters born In London and separated when Your BROADWAY Bv Walter Winchel And Mine EW YORK April Arn steinsrecent jam recalls the tim he frequented a local place and o fered a check in payment of his J2 bill for food and laughing sou Your checks are no good with me growled the most famous night clu hostess Of Them All Ill take yoi front Front meaning Jewelry My front chirped the indignar Arnstcin What do you mean m front big boy was the retor IT WORK TRIED EK3HT HUNGRIEST IN ToWAJ AND THEY THE IPEA VJHEN THE OFF THE CRHAM IT SORTER 5TRAX5HTENS WHISKERS I AT THE SAME V NICE NfCE O1PPIE To DAPDIE TRAVEUNGV SALESA1AN THIS FRESH CREAM SCHEME To STRAIGHTEN OUT STXO70N A5EMT DAD KEYES WHISKERS THE IDEA WAS GOODBUT THEY COULDNT OUR LOCAL DOQS Wall Street Gambling Retards Other Business Platt Vice Governor of Federal Reserve Board Points to Reduced Building Operations By CHAHLES P STEW AWT 1 proved himself a public benefactor A S HI NOT ON I Senator Glass refers to Ffsh as lation harsher Diet and Health By Lain Hunt D Addrtss lnrjlriea to DC Petere care GlobeGazette and endow selfaddressed envelope Sign youi oarne at evidence at failb Send 10 cenu m coio tf yon Reducing and Gaining Pamphlet COD LIVER OIL AND VITAMINS 1 WANTS to know why cod liver oil contains vita mins when the original source of vitamins is in he green plants and the cod is a deep sea fish r Peters Adventures A Daily Bedtime Story By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT The cod stores up the vitamins in its liver in a ouudabout way C There are plenty of sea weeds aud plants known as algae in the sea tiny creatures called plankton floating on the upper stratum of the sea eat these and then they in turn are eaten by squids and molusks which in turn are eat en by the fishes especially cod fish So the vitamins of tho sea plants are finally passed on to GEESE PASS A SLEEPLESS NIGHT 2TER knew very well how provoked the barnyard folks would bc to be waked right out of a sound sleep He didnt blame them either It must be horrid to have to bring your head out from under a nice warm spot under your wing into the cold night air So the boy was careful to keep his voice low lest he dis turb any of his friends That you Gander whispered he Has anything gone wrong What are you up for at this time of night Yes its I all right replied Gander in a sad voice And I am awake for the very best reason in the world I cant sleep Neither could you if you were goose There isnt one of my family who is spending them Children as a rule dont like April h c question as to the federal reserve boards right to restrict gambling a scale large enough to be des cribed as specu if the term g a m b 1 i n g grates on the ear be an im portant issue at the special ses sion of congress It happens that the speculation most talked about just now is of the class known as a p e c u 1 atlon in UNCOLNMfMCflWL stocks However it might equally well be speculation in real estate or any thing else In fact Vice Gov Ed mund Platt of the federal reserve board recently told me that he con sidered real estate speculation rather worse than the stock market kind in that fairly good stocks are still worth something even if they slump whereas the bottom sometimes drops so completely out of real estate that it cannot be sold at all The principle Is the thing in volved If the federal reserve board is en titled to put the brakes on one kind of speculation it would seem to fol low that it is entitled to do likewise with other kinds Mr Platt intimat ed that he thinks it would have been better for all concerned if such a policy had been pursued during the corn belt farm land boom directly after the war and at the time of loridas period of inflation a little ater on a special session of congress iwhich originally was expected to confine itself mainly to agricultural relief and a mere trifle of tariff fix ng this springs special session seems destined to have an extraordi nary number of additional problems to struggle with too Late developments have made it clearly possible to dodge the fed oral reserve board puzzle at any rate Moreover It promises to be a corker to solve The experts beat acquainted with it appear to find it as hard to agree on as the foremost authorities on the subject of prohibition find it to agree on that spokesman for these stock gam lers Representative Sol Bloom ikewise in the Manhattan multi millionaire class maintains that or dinary business loans and stock mar ket loans are wholly different propo sitions and should not be confused Representative James G Strong of Kansas ranking majority member of the lower house of congress bank ng and currency committee lays the trouble to the laws failure clear y to define the reserve boards func tions All of these are only a few of the conflicting judgments shows how the ablest financial doc tors opinions clash THERE is another almost unan 1 swerable How much stock market activity is legitimate o k and how much of it is gambling perhaps ought to bo sup pressed The man who buys a stock to keep and draw dividends on is an investor as much as If ho were put ting his savings at interest In a bank The man who plays margins is S gambler But there is a broad intermediate man who buya outright but expects to sell at the first good speculator Hpw safe is his game w TO this query Joseph S McCoy chief actuary of the treasury returns the most Intelligent answer I have heard Nobody knows We are living continued Mr Mo Coy in absolutely unprecedented times We have had no past experi ences to compare them with Whith er they are leading can say In the stock market except for ft few flurries the lambs have won steadily There are no yet A MERICAS productivity has been so accelerated explained the actuary that It regularly upsets all reckonings No matter what mat ter how certain it seems to check the rising it rises Have we entered into a new age of the world Or is it just a colossal boom Since there never has been any hing like It in history before no man can the future brings what it has in store thing is jiicco lau i one my lamiiy wno 13 spenumgil j a comfortable night Cant you hear the other geese buying has amounted for a StirringabOUt rnnntViB Tioof tn a vorl Now that you speak of It I do hear something strange said the boy after he had listened a moment Sounds to me like the flapping of wings Gracious What was that Could it have been a scream Is any LULU HUNT PETERS M D cod liver oil and thev do like cream I remember one mother wrote me that her baby was nor Not angry said Gander sharply mal in every way except that it V of my sPeIIs coming on Dont liked cod liver oil I understand be frightened at anything I do boy I cant help my that cows do like cod Hvev oil and selfand J be 5 right m a sccond it is the custom now among some lhe Llose to y s tbat Pcter had to have givelclaP hls hands over them to keeP from tingling cod liver oil to them in the This increases the amount of cream and vitamins especially A and D So eventually perhaps we will give the cod liver oil to the cows and et the child get its vitamins from the cream My mother is suffering from cancer of the upper p and the doctor I consulted about two months ago old me that owing to her advanced is about can do nothing to relieve her He said that this form of cancer Is the least painful but I know my mother suffers very much and she says the lumps in her lip are very sore Some friends suggested home remedies to dry them up but they do not seem to work Is cancer listed among the communicable diseases T There ig no home remedy that will dry up or have any effect on cancer in any way T except perhaps to make it worse We disagree with your doctor who says that your mother is too old to have any treatment Radium or Xray but especially the radium is very successfully used on skin cancer and there is no age limit to its use You live quite near to New York City and I ad vise you to take your mother to the New York Skin and Cancer hospital at 301 East Nineteenth street No cancer is not communicable Skin cancer Is very successfully treated now so I still have hopes for your mother unless her condition has gone on too long If you want more information on cancer write to Sous flapping of wings Was Gander having a fit For certainly it was the old fellow himself that was caus ing the disturbance Suddenly to the boys surprise the barnyard was in an uproar Honk Honk Flap Flap Whish Whish Just as quickly as it had staited the noise stopped In another minute one could almost have heard a pin drop There remarked Papa Gander stretching out his neck I feel better and so do all the rest of the fnm ily Now if nothing more happens we shall be able to go back to bed and sleep Next Moon Mnglc nncl Flight Fever good many months past to a veri table craze with a resultant sky rocketing in prices Anyhow it would have been called a craze up until a few years ago Gambling or not the federal re serve board felt that it was too much of allthesarnething tending o divert money from other chan nels where it was needed to main ain a satisfactory business balance to provide more cash for the pur chase of stocks Maybe actual evi dence of such diversions was lack ng but it was difficult to believe hat there had been none as Vice Governor Platt of the federal re serve board instance witness the slowing up of building operations coincidentally with the stock markets unprecedented ac tivity N1 EARLIER DAYS APRIL 12 iaon Thru S B Nichols and H D Reynolds local rep resentatives oC eastern produce firms the county fair association came into 61 In cash and other prizes for the benefit of the prize winners of the fair The James Rowland company New York represented by Mr Rey nolds gave a cash prize of 510 an equal amount was received from Gude Brothers of the same place and the American Society for tho Control of Cancer 23 some prizes in the shape of cut glass pieces came IXTrint r fllT rt were 13 months old have been studied One girl I week but maybe it isnt his fault West Fortythird street New Yprk City Is it true that pork is unfit for human consump tion If so please tell me why W Pork Is just as wholesome a food as any other meat if the animals are housed well and cleanly feel Sometimes pigs contract trichinosis from eating tri china infected rats If they do they also become con taminated and unless there is competent meat inspec tion this meat can get on the market and if eaten in an underdone state the embryos which are curled up in the muscle fibers are freed and migrate to the mus wwi u Ltn me vou ve ocen in Tan so t e much that VOUVP fmeottpn rmr lanlcles ancl otner organs of the consumer Therefore pork mucn trial jouve toigouen our Kn onfnn guage THE Moaning Telegraphs anony mous paragrapher on Wednesdays yips at the local colyumers for This and That and ob serves Wincheli didnt print one Scotch joke last reared Jn London while the other was taken to ada Intelligence tests of both girls now grown to ag womanhood show that the Canadian girls men y is superior Emotionally and temperamentally are alike and their opponents can get a real here TOTHEHATLESS makers are a bit alarmed about the hatless iiabit of college boys and others And then some jhas started the idea that it is healthy to go nd without a hat no matter what the weather iif which Is very silly Hats are healthy if they are heavy The head needs protection from the and weather as well as other parts of the human K Besides men need to look as well as they can on the street at least most of them look a great i better In hats Mr Wincheli is sorry hia neglect of Scotch jokes caused so much comment He really has been very busy concentrating on a joke from Ulster INCIDENTALLY He St John Ervinc loft ily ignored the fact that Mr Broun had compared him to Walter Y World Thats our trick too Whenever we are stumped for something to say we ignore our tormentors also FROM Hollywood John Barclay telegraphs that apair of Bronx peasants who came to the movie belt to write theme songs landed a contract to supply the theme chune for a flicker called Bluebird When they had completed the song one of them said to the other How does a bluebird sound What is a bluebird anyway was the reply 4 a ADDENDUM And Henry Levy of N Y U related late A B Walkelys classic for concise dra matic reviews When a play railed A Dreadful Night was produced in London Mr Walkcly wrote a one word notice Exactly always bc cooked very thoroly and never eaten raw This applies to any pork etc trichinosis is a serious disease Pork is higher in fat than tiny other meats and those who have delicate digestions may have to avoid it POEMS THAT LIVE SONG From Hymens Triumph Samuel IJuniel Love is a sickness full of woes remedies refusing A plant that with most cutting grows Most barren with best using Why so More we enjoy it more it dies If not enjoyed it sighing cries Heigh ho Love ia a torment of the mind A tempest everlasting And Jove hath made it of a kind Not well nor full nor fasting Why no More enjoy it more it dier If not enjoyed it sighing Heigh ho RANGY SHOOTERS Waterloo Courier Basketball is n tall mans game Aa the team thftl shone in the prep tournament here this spring was Aplington an ng jregation of sixfooters so the team to win the national higrh school championship nt Chicago was Athens Texas whoso boys literally passed over the heads of opposi tion Not that something besides height isnt necessary Basketball requires skill speed and tremendous endur ance as well But pit a team of fast clever short men against a team of fast clever tall men and see what nappens Too bad for the shorties ihats all there is no doubt that the federal reserve board has the lower to check a popular movement of this sort by boosting the dis count is making funds nore expensive to borrow When the interest on loans is high enough to offset possibilities of profit natur ally requires ample cheap out But if money is expensive for stock market purposes it is also ex pensive for everything else Consequently when the federal re serve board tilts the discount rate while it puts a damper on the stock market it puts a similar damper on all other lines of business AMEIUCAS SUPERCITV Midwest Review York City now is as large in population as our next three Chicago Phila delphia and Detroit combined It has as many people as Montana Tdaho Nevada Colorado Utah Arizona New Mexico Wyoming North and South Dakota all nrlrlcd together WITHOUT advancing the discount secopd term thus the price of board can to be sure urge federal reserve banks to curtail j loans for use in them to let other wouldbe borrow ers have funds as usual but to rc HE WAS A LAME DUCK Minneapolis Journal Myron T Herrick was another of those lame ducks who like former Secretary Kellogg have made great names for themselves after defeat Mr Her rick after serving one term as gov ernor of Ohio was defeated for a 33S1II PEOPLES PULPIT j P G E MASON CITY April semiRnnual bridge party piven by from the J B Ford company sale wholesalers amount ing to These prizes will be used by the fair as sociation in putting extra stimulus into the com petitors for the dairy prizes at the coming fair The manner In which the big firms over the country who handle in any way articles or produce for or froih the farm are coming to the front Is indicative of many fat prizes The prospects for the fair were never better and all the local people are taking a deep interest Judge Clark issued an order this morning calling the trial jury to meet April 27 at 10 oclock in the morning instead of April ID because of the North wood case which is occupying the time The grand jury is called for April 19 at 10 oclock p m The coal dealers picnic will be held in Clear Lake June 13 About 700 people are expected to attend Ar rangements are being made for many and varied sports contests for prizes etc Among the latter will be a log rolling contest on the lake by old river crafts men On April 19 they offer a prize of 5 for the most successful pair of fishermen There will also bc sec ond and third prizes in this contest the fishermen to go two in a boat returning at a certain time The duck shooting season will close Thursday and the hunters are puttingin the last few days in at opinion of a panic Mitchell offered f h cannot tempts to brg the mallards and other fowl that select to loan S23000000 to support the j market us traders say VRS E fuse them to wouldbe speculators on any terms It has no authority over nonre serve banks and independent capital s if its niembcrjloatsucccssfulinntontvinngcner t Vi n rloct tiiculr I bridge enthusiasts er a couple of times recently the Peoples Gas and Electric company in extending them the courtesy of the the desired result The board has exercised this was a roar The last time Charles E Mitchell head of the National City bank oC New York who also is a director of the New York Federal Reserve bnnk did more than merely roar The use of their auditorium as was unan imously voiced by the officers and members of St Johns guild This generosity in part la am more man merely roan xne yolninaUnff factor which con boards warnings having tightened ibul larociy hu iie success or up money with the danger in his imctions nntlire amj aprc n ATif KU the big river and sloughs as resting places and feed ing grounds Are you with your home town in handling home products and working all the time for home interests If you are boost boost The Equal Suffrage club met today at the home of Mrs James Elder Tlie following program was given Roll call Am I a Suffragist Paper The Florentine Women of the Renaissance Mrs f Emsley Adams The Work of the Iowa Legislature This Winter Dr Stella Mason Current News Ques j lion Box A P Spencer ancl O S Ellis both vice presidents of the Letts Spencer Smith company were In the EAOCUILUI ivuuen i uweii UL city yesterday from Oskaloosa and another of the reserve respectively laws framers however replies that i At liie meeting of the Klks lodge iaat evening the I Mitchell did finite right of fleers vlio were clccled i few weeks ngo were in1 Representative Hamilton Klsli Jr stalled with proper ceremony JNew York millionaire says Mitchell THIS tided over the situation but f i it did so by nullifying the fedi oral reserve boards policy at least to a considerable extent Accordingly United States Kena tor Carter Glass ot Virginia one of j the framers of the law which creat ed the bosrd insists that Mitchell ought to resign as a director of thej New York Reserve bank or be fired if he refuses for insubordination MRS B C WAY Tresilient MRS DAVID CONVKY Vice President St Johns Guild ONEMINUTE PULPIT ExSenator Robert of That thoii maycst walk in ihe way of good men and keep the i paths of the righteous Ihe upright sluill dwell in ihc land and the perfect slinll remain in itProverbs ii 2021 ;