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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1929, Mason City, Iowa AUGUST 9 1929 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THREE A Lee Syndicate Newspaper Issued Every Week Day Afternoon by the MASON CITV GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANI 131123 East State Gt Telephone Nos 27 28 and 28 WILL P MUSEEditor W EARL HALLManaging Editor LEB P IXXMISBusiness Manager MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the for publication of all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited in this paper and also all local news published herein SUBSCRIPTION BATES Daily per Daily per week as Outside of Mason City and Clear Lake Dally per year by carrier5700 Daily per week by carrieri 15 Dally per year by 400 6 months 3 months 1 montn 60 Outside 100 mile zonedaily per 600 6 months S months Entered at tha PostofStce at Mason City Iowa as Second Class Matter Modesty IB to merit what shade Is to figures In I ja picture It gives it strength and makes It stand IA BRUYEKE NEGLIGENCE SANK VESTRIS T APSE of time should not be permitted to prevent this government taking official action against the persons responsible for the sinking of the Vestris This horror of a year ago may be almost forgotten but the report of the British board of trade fixing the responsibility for the loss of 112 lives that went down with ths steamer on Nov 12 last year should be given official recognition by the government of the United States The report of the British board of trade says The Vestris was not in a safe condition on leaving Hoboken and no steps were taken to bring her to her proper marks before proceeding seaward Primarily of course the responsibility for allow ing a vessel to leave a port under conditions that made her voyage dangerous rests on the owners If the United States government has any power to bring the English officers of tha Lampert and Holt line before a court for allowing their representatives in New York to ask for clearance papers for the vessel they should do so Steps also should be taken to at least discover who the agents were in this country that would per mit a ship to leave port facing such hazards as did the Vestris Official action of the United States however should not be limited to attempts to bring the individuals connected with the Lampert and Holt line into the court This government has a bureau of Inspection and certainly if there had been proper care exercised be fore the Vestris left New her clearance would never nave been permitted The report of the British Jpard of trade declares that the vessel was loaded be her load line This could easily have been discov with resultant orders that the ship should not put a until lightened Another clause in the report of the British board of trade gives the tender condition of the ship as one lot the contributing causes for the great fatality Just what is meant by this persons unfamiliar with the British board of trade terms perhaps cannot accur ately say Seemingly however the intimation is that the boat was either not so constructed or in such re pair as to warrant her being denominated as staunch1 Such conditions could hardly escape the eye of in spectors if they were giving proper attention to their duties The government should reopen the Vestris in quiry and make thoro Investigation as to whether the inspecting officials of the United States failed in dili gence Americans are a forgstful people The sinking of the Vestris is nearly a year away The reports of the British inquiry which was apparently most thoro are not blazed with large headlines The United States government should revive its ac tivities however Now that it has been established that human negligence was responsible for the sinking of the Vestris every person who contributed to the neg ligence either thru wantonly allowing the ship to be overloaded or In failing to discover this condition e Isted should be compelled to answer for the neglect If the sinking of the Vestris is allowed to pass with out holding the culpable persons responsible there will be a repetition of the horror Only by Impressing upon those responsible for such horrors as the sinking of the Vestris that such negligence will not be con doned can the public be protected BORAHS NAVAL SUGGESTION AN INTERESTING development in the AngloAmer lean effort to reach a naval limitation agreement is the statement by Senator Borah chairman of the powerful senate committee on foreign relations that England should achieve parity with the United State In cruisers by scrapping ships already in service Recently the British stopped work on new ships about to be laid down and President Hoover met the gesture by holding up our cruiser program But that leaves Britain still with 59 cruisers to our 18 Our cruisers are generally larger and more heavily armed than the British but it has never appeared to this country that we had anything approaching equal cruisep power owing to the difference Jn numuer and tha British advantage of a worldwide chain of naval bases from which smaller cruisers may operate It will be significant to see the reaction of the British to Borahs proposal Scrapping existing ships Is different from laying aside plans The chances are there will be vigorous opposition in England There is much speculation over the fact cbat Borahs statement was issued following a conference on naval affairs at the white house The question that interests Washington is whether Senator Borah acted at the Instance of the president or whether it was his own Idea AUGUST AUGUST brings a touch of fall The sun Is percept ibly on its way south Earlier It takes its candles thru the woods and goes to bed Evening may bring a suggestion of chill and a theft of a log fire The changing season is depicted In the wild growth in the fields and woods and therell soon be wild grapes to gather The silk lof the sweet corn Is brown Thickets aro growing yellow Soon a dried leaf will come tumbling out of the tree top The old wheel Is on another turn BIG AND BEAUTIFUL rN A BOOK by a detective story writer S S Van Dyne reaas The American esthetic credo is Whatevers big is beautiful These depressing gargantuan boxes with rectangular holes in them which are called skyscrapers are worshipped by Americana simply because theyre huge A box with forty rows of holes is twice as beautiful as a box with twenty rows Simple formula Look at this little fivestory affair across the street Its infinitely more impressive any sky scraper in the city Perhaps Americans are too much inclined to be pleasantly excited by mere bigness But there can be more than bigness to a skyscraper Buildings do not need to be made small to be beautiful and large bulld ngs need not be ugly Some modern skyscrapers in New York with their receding towers have beauty The idea Is being worked out In smaller cities can iave buildings which are both big and beautiful All questions should be accompanied by the writers name and address and 2 cents in coin or stamps lor reply Send your question to the Globe Gazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Di rector Washington D C Q How many visit Mount Vernon yearly A Between 500000 and 600000 Q Was the man who invented the Braille system blind himself II E C A Louis Braille Frenchman was blinded when 3 years old While playing in his fathers harness making shop he took up a sharp instrument which slipped and put out one of his eyes Thru sympathetic inflammation the sight of the other eye was lost Q How many buildings were destroyed In the Baltimore fire of 1D04 S A A There were 1300 destroyed entailing a loss of 5125000000 Not a life was lost Q Is the capttol connected by tunnel with the senate and house office D H A Tunnels lead to both office buildings In the one leading to the senate office buildingthere is a mono rail electric car system This convenience has not been installed in the tunnel leading to the house office build ing A tunnel for transmission of books connects the library of congress with the capitol Q Have tho pensions for SpanishAmerican war veterans been raised nr G A Rates under the general law range from to with double pension for disability due to avia tion or submarine accident The service pension rates run from to a month for age or aggregate of disability not due to vicious habits with for the veteran so nearly helpless or blind as to need aid anc attendance P a man Is electrocuted by touching a live wire can his body be removed without shocking tho person who touches It J M A A human being dead or alive is a conductor of electricity If a person is In contact with an electrica circuit those rescuing him should break his contac with the circuit by means of some Insulated tool such as a long dry stick or long dry rope Where the voltage of the live wire is not greater than 6600 volts a coat might he used for a rope by throwing It around the wire and pulling the wire with the loop thus made It should be recognized however that this will probably bring the rescuer in closer proximity to the live wire than would be considered safe if the emergency did not exist Q When was the first boat built In Maine K H A The Virginia was the first She was built by the Popham colony 1G0703 and under command of Capt James Davis sailed from Plymouth with the Somers and Gates colony for Jamestown June 1 1609 Q Do any animals yawn S W A Yawning occurs in certain animals as the cat dog lion and horse Q Is Patrick Comvay still living T M G A Patrick Conway bandmaster 63 years old died at Ithaca New York June 11 1929 Q Which state has only three counties T Oi A Delaware Q How many carloads of perishable foods are shipped in a year S i iu the Unted statea transported about 1500000 carloads of perishable commodities ast year For this service 190000 refrigerator cars were used THE OLD HQME TOWN By Stanley HUHI D1DMT THINK IT WORK THAT 8ROKE THEM SHOVELS BETTER POT ON CROW BARi HOHOSO THATs HONN THAT Bl5 Bozo SO MANY SHOVELSHE TIMES TO BI5EAK HVEfeY DAY ABoDT THREE HE JOAFS TILL ODE BLOTZX FOUND THE OF WKO CLAIMS THEY NEVER MAPE A SHOVEU CDUUDMT Oklahoma Senator Wants Immediate Farm Relief Thomas Replies to Legge Suggestion That It Will Take Some Time for Effective Assistance Diet and Health By Lulu Hunt Peters M D Address inquiries to Dr care GIobeGizetie and enclose stamped s offaddressed envelope Sign your name as evidence of good Send 10 cents in coin if you wiah Reducing Gaining Pamphltl BOBROADWAY By JOSEPH VAN RAALTE MEW YORK Aug 9The Central Park Casino which Mayor Walker turned over to Sid Solo mons corporation for the Delectation of the Dough Babies is doing quite well thank you Theyre grinding out a weekly profit of The coatroom and checking concession goes for a night while the car starter pays the management S125 hia New York T w i Caaino away f rom 3 next November and vote him back Into office FieldU3ed to Joe that the eye f t e eye and then pat him on the cheek Mike hed say if I treat you cruel Its because I luff you A fi suit sale3man ving on Washington me he had read every word In every of the Saturday Evening Post since its incep S i ssue S E only he took at all that h the masazlne in both hands while he read it and turning the pages Today his musclpq are like those of the Village Blacksmith muscles Two years ago he ran into a business crisis and rtadinsthc masazine but he still subscribes piled in the hal of his hom8 ready them again when the occasion permits Each arrives he It Hfts to SALT SOLUTION BEST MOUTH WASH are you doing in a bath Rays fattier sang out to her this morning She didnt happen to be she was just washing her beauti ful teeth as they should be washed How many min utes do you take in washing your teeth Probably less than onehalf of a minute Did you ever time yourself Do you know you should bo three or four minutes by the clock and if you have irregular teeth or pyorrhea aa long as five minutes and tits three times a day Gardner Twice a day is enough if the teeth are nor mal One of these cleanings should always be before going to bed so your teeth and mouth are clean for the night with no foods allowed to remain to ferment You should have two brushes to LUIVU HUNT alternate them so the bristles will PETERS MI be kept stiff and In good condition Ihe best type of brush is a small one with bristles of uneven lengths and in groups far apart so they can Ibetter get in between the teeth and so they them selves con be kept clean And uso them so that the bristles do get in between the teeth If you want to sec how indifferent the usual brushing is look at your teeth afterward in one of those magnifying shaving glosses Youll be surprised at the deposits youll find still there Toothpicks are to be discouraged but dental floss may be used if used gently so that there is no injury tothe gums J DentrlHces Tho function of the dentrifice is sim ply that of a mechanical aid to clean the teeth It should not be too gritty or too soapy nor have any particular medication in it Mouth AVashes The best mouth wash is a salt solution according to many specialists Usually nor mal salt solution Is teaspoonful to a pint of water but Dr Louise Bell tells me that if It Is twice the strength of the normal solution one level teaspoonful to the full eightounce glass of is very much more effective in killing off the germs of the mouth She advises after brushing to rinse the water in between the teeth and then gargling the throat three times Theri hold a small mouthful for five minutes one can be dressing mean expel this and gargle three times again THIS care of teeth that I have outlined plus the bal 1 onced diet yes the integrity of the teeth does also depend on the diet even in adult plus regu lar visits to the dsntist will help prevent infections of all sorts Including pyorrhea Tomorrow Ill tell you something of pyorrhea IS a pimple which forms regularly every four or i five weeks and has been doing this for the last six years likely to end in cancer My husband will not see a doctor about this and I would like your opinion MRS B A pimple in itself Isnt any indication of cancer but there must be some chronic disturbance there to have one occur every few weeks for the last six years Mrs B It may be an overactive oil gland which fills up like a blackhead and gets infected But since it is around the head it certainly should be investigated be cause it Is under suspicion of having cancerous possi bilities Your husband should go to a competent skin specialist Skin cancers are curable in the large major ity of cases if not too far advanced by the Xray radium and other treatments Peters Adventures A Daily Bcdtimo Story By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT BEHOLD A RIVAL pvAWDLER and Peter had been great pals and Billy Huston of Seattle has been picked as the new Edison Maybe so and maybe not The test was largely along technical lines nothing being mentioned aooii aclvertising ability which incidentally happens to oe Thomas Eg long suit As a newspaper reporter I covered the Wizard of Menlo Park for years Any newspaper man who has dealt with Edison for an appreciable length of timewhile not disparaging geniuswill also tell you that The Worthy the fnV to The junction of the reporter is to disentangle the main charm from the thick of particulars NEWh be made wlder thru A t5t 1ore than to sit thru a play with the elbow of a strange who Wendrttag Kently but It was easy to see that the bee hated to part com lany with the boy Last to leave Dawdler stood for i moment with a wing on Peters back So long old chap said he sadly for Dawdler usually looked on the bright side of things I am sorry to leave you but my duty Is at the side of the Queen We may meet again under happier circum stances Before the boy could ask him where he was going and how he could find him Dawdler was off ant by his slue flew the The boy felt as lonely as could be to lose his deal friends But he had little time to mourn them Things began to happen too quickly With a final snap anc crackle the walls of the aealedin singing Queen burst and out come the new Queen Born to be a Queen Peter could see It at first glance The new Queen lifted her head with a regal air spread her wings in right royal pride and waved them before the admiring multitudesReally she was a very beautiful Queen indeed Her legs shone like polished gold and her gown gleamed like rich velvet Evidently the bees were delighted to have such a lovely creature come to rule over them One of the old Queens most devoted courtiers stepped forward anc fanned her gently with his wings another brot hei honey to eat and dew to eat She was the center of for a moment tho Then her claims to a kingdom were disputed Another snap and crackle Hurriedly Peter glanced over his shotUder and saw a second new Queen crash ing the gates into court By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug from an agricul tural state which needs all the re lief it can get Senator Elmer Thomas of Okla homa says he de cidedly does not wish to figure as a carping critic of President Hoo vers new federal farm board his reasons are too urgent for hop Ing that it will accomplish won derful things Neverthe less he suggests that the farmers not nly need help they need it now Intimations from Chairman Leg e among other members of the loard that it will take time to put upon a satisfactory ooting leave Senator Thomas rather old if for the present the farm board members can see their clear to do nothing more than the Oklahoman observes that so much good Agriculture will feel the ill ef fects of adverse tariff legislation enacted speedily a great deal soon er than it will feel the stimulation of a cooperative program adopted n the indefinite future Agricultures needs are Im mediate Promises delayed in ful fillment will not pay this months bills OPTIMISTS dwell on the advance in wheat prices since the boards appointment Highly gratifying agreed Sen 10 would like to hear them omething really to the point say example lie comments the senate finance committee Is msy at present revising our tariff ates In fact the Oklahoma lawmak er is a member of the Supposedly he continues this oh of tariff revision was under aken mainly for agricultures bene It It seems as If the farm board mght to take an interest in It THE truth is some of the minority members of the vhich is Senator Thomas do not think the work of tariff re vision is taking a direction likely o turn out to the farmers advan age at all but very much to the contrary I would be glad said the Okla homan to know the boards views on the subject while the tariff issue a still open After it Is closed it will not do ator Thomas to farmers who were not compelled to sell their wheat before its price had advanced however large num bers of them were compelled to do Even those who could afford to wait arcs not yet getting the top of tho market In actual practice buy ers will not pay it Fluctuation is so rapid that they refuse more than the daybyday minimum to safe guard themselves against fair in them perhaps but natural Now that is something concrete that the hoard might fix a definite price based on what Is known of world preventing fluctuations and insur ing tho farmers all that their crops really are worth Oh it would tie up considerable we aro talking about farm relief 0 INE thing concluded the sen ator we can depend farmer will not get more money by any method calculated to make the consumer pay more The consumer is politically more valuable than the producer at the present Ume Anything the farmer gets thru the existing board will have to coma out of the middleman Which is all right I find no fault with it I mention it as the only one of the boards policies which I feel rea sonably certain of It is safe to say it is the only one the board feels certain of too It is a pretty good only human like the rest of us And like most of the rest us it obviously has no Ideti what to do next Except to talk I predict it wiE give us some very fine speeches OTHER EDITORS EARLIER DAYS POEMS THAT LIVE TODAY Thomas Carlyle 11951881 So here hath been dawning Another blue Day Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away Out of Eternity This new Day la born Into Eternity At night will returu Behold it afore time No eye ever did So soon it for ever From all eyes is hid Here hath been dawning Another blue Day Think wilt thou let it Slip useless away AUG 9 1909 Harvey Bryant who returned last evening from Iowa City where he went to investigate the loss to the fraternity house which was burned Saturday morn Ing found that the third story was practically wrecked by the fire The second and first stories were damaged seriouslyby water the water standing knee deep over both floors long after the fire Tha fire origi nated in the third story and it is thot from spontan eous combustion It is the expectation of the club to make repairs before the beginning of the school year The Martin Manufacturing company of this city is planning to entertain the visitors this week who will arrive in the city Incident to the Iowa Hardware Dealers association picnic which will be held here and at Clear Lake Aug 12 and 13 The local factory plans a smoker and some other feature at their plant on Thursday evening at oclock The ladies of the Baptist church will serve the meals at the district fairgrounds during the week of the fair The contract todo this was given the ladies by the fair management some time ago and a meeting will be held this week to fix the prelminaries in prepar ation for the feasting The first union meeting held in the city at the Airdome as scheduled by the churches and held Sunday evening was a decided success In the point of attend ance In the number who participated in the music and the character of the sermon The big open air Boy Scouts Austin Herald The messages re ceived in this country from England tell of the gigantic parade being held at the Boy Scout jamboree in England in which 50000 boys take part Signal distinction comes to the boys from Austin who are members of Itasca troop which Is leading the huge procession Every unit In the procession is as Import ant as any other unit but to be at the head of the line nevertheless gives these boys added interest and enthusiasm In their scouting work Austin stood at the head of the scouting activities of the northwest last year also by sending David Martin of this city on the noted ex pedition to Africa with Mr and Mrs Martin Johnson Indeed tho city has much to be indebted to the Boy Scout organiza tion for That it has made better and more reilabe boys in many ways is very noticeable among the boys who obligate themselves to carry a newspaper route Invariably tho boys who have taken the scout oath and are pledged to do their honest duty from day to day to those for whom they work make a better av erage record than the boys who do not Similar reports come from Jooya engaged In other lines of activity Albert iiea Tribune Thousands of acres of grain fields are under water in Iowa owing to the cloud burst last night Many bundles of grain can be seen floatingon the surface of the water Had the grain been stacked tho loss would have been small Farmers who practice shock threshing take too great a chance BUT LOOKIT Madison Wis StateJournal Boxed at the top of a story Thurs day announcing the effectiveness of Illinois new gasoline tax The Chi cago Tribune carries this state ment Cook county pays for one half and gets 125 of the states highways The Tribune is claiming a dis crimination against Chicago and Conk county in the matter of road building thru the expenditure of the gasoline tax Cook county pays onehalf and gets 125 vTrue perhaps as the expense of road building The other side of it is that Chicago ami Cook county are enriched by business that comes to them over these roads If the theater was well filled the middle section entirely state of Illinois didnt build roads to taken while the wing seats were practically crowded The service began with a few minutes concert by the theater band who played a number of hymns arranged for their instruments A chorus choir composed of singers from all the churches led the singing assisted by the band Dr Kennans sermon was from the sub ject The Worth of Man The Peoples Gas and Electric company are making some decided improvements on their new barn In the way of a fireproof wagon shed which is composed of galvanized iron Dr and Mrs Long arrived home this morning from a few days visit with relatives in Minneapolis and St Paul Allan Beck assistant secretary for the Iowa Land and Gravel company spent Sunday with out of town friends Tourists from Mason City to the west and who are Just returning have learned many things and among them is that while Mason City Is the best town they saw In their entire journey there is one thing she lacks and that is what is termed a comfort room Such a room or rooms are to be lacking in nearly every western city and the traveler finds him self absolutely Isolated from the ordinary conveniences of life which puts him to considerable discomfort and Tha plans for a comfort room such as Is necessary have been Now the tourists jhave figured It out that such a building would not cost more than 51500 or would be perma Jnent and a small tax would up expenses Chicago Chicago would have to build them itself and could make money by doing it Probably as a matter of equity Chicago ought to help pay the expense of Wisconsin roads which take Badger business to that city Everyone profits by good roads but big cities profit most One doubts that Chicago has any squeal coming on the highway expense that pours a golden flood Into Its coffers PEOPLES PULPIT OKOBOJI LAKE BOATS POORLY LIGHTED Ccdnr Rapids Gazette A Cedar Rapids man who enjoyed a brief vacation at Lake Okobojl immedi ately prior to last Sundays boat collision there in which 0 or 10 lives were lost attributes the acci dent to the failure of power boats on the lake to use proper lights He reports that speed boats Inadequate ly lighted and some of them not lighted at all rush over the lake at random creating a hazard that should eliminate the clement of sur prise when an accident like last Sundays occurs ANSWERING HICKOX GARNER Aug Pul pit contains an article under the heading If Al Had Done It Aug 2 1029 by Clint W Hickox The fol lowing may serve as an answer Dont Blamo tho Protestants Intelligent Protestants read both sides in past history before they cast their vote The writer is posi tive that their was no personal mal ice against the candidate Mr Al fred Smith nor against any Ameri can Catholic citizen Articles lika the following copied in part from tho August Forum published in New York written as the paper states by E Boyd Barrett a for mer Jesuit priest cause all Ameri cans who have the welfare of Am erica at heart to think yes think twice before they vote Priest Barrett in commenting on the popes new temporal kingdom says The recent creation at Pope Plus XI as a temporal king stands in emphatic protest against our Catholic Americanism It con stitutes a deliberate challenge to it As Rome was well aware American Catholics had abandoned Interest and belief In the papal claims to temporal power and were wholly reconciled to tho idea of the pops as a prisoner of the Vatican Sud denly to their embarrassment the pope emerged as a king ruling a little state and by his side sup porting him stood modern Italy at tired in the penitential habit of canon law To reconcile pure unadulterate Americanism with tho encyclicals of Pius XI Is impossible As Hilare Rclioc has written the Catholic church IH in its root principle at issue with the civic definition of hath freedom and authority The Bible teaches strict separa tion of state and church Matt 22 21 This principle is embodied in the constitution of the United States Lets abide by the word of God and our above quotation is on file H R WIEDE ONEMINUTE PULPIT Every man is brutish in his knowledge every founder Is con founded by the graven image for his molten Image is false hood and there is no breath in x 14 ;