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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1929, Mason City, Iowa AUGUST 20 1929 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE itastm A Lee Syndicate Issued Every Week Day Afternoon by the MASON CITY ULOBEGAZKTTE COMPANY 121123 East State St Telephone NOB27 28 and 2H WILL F MUSEEditor VV EARL HALLManaging Editor LEE P LOOMISBusiness Manager MEMBEK OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press Is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to tt or not otherwise credited In this paper and also ail local news published herein SUBSCRIPTION BATES Dally per year J700 Dally per week 15 Outside of Mason City and Clear take Dally per year by Dally week by carrier15 Daily per year by mall 400 6 months 3 months 1 month50 Outside 100mile zone dally per year600 6 months S months Entered at the Postof atce at Mason City Iowa as Second Class Matter liar socialists are trying their theories oh the dog The republic Is not perfect bat sometimes one wonders whether all college professors are omniscient or cap able of producing social perfection by a simple twist of the wrist as some of them would lead us to believe Men Beldam or rather never for a length of i tune and deliberately rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling GOVERNMENT BY CONFERENCE rpHE favorite Indoor sport at the summer qonfer ences which have been flourishing in academic shades at Wllllamstown Mass and Charlottesville Va seems to have been that of swatting Uncle Sam The old gentleman has been subjected to no end of belaboring by economists sociologists diplomats am ateur and professional and what not An occasional voice has been raised In defense but on the whole it has been made apparent that the people of this coun try are working under a severe handicap in that they are not being governed by a summer conference rath er than by the agencies constitutionally provided The more or less experts who have held forth at Wil liams college and the University of Virginia would demolish the protective tariff forgive the European debts sink the navy disband the army join the league of nations apologize to the whole world for the stu pidity of the American government and the crudity of the American people inject unlimited quantities of socialistic serum into the body politic and would certainly cure or kill Uncle Sam within a few weeks if given opportunity to try their patent medicines on a national patient who In his desperate case really seems to most folks to be a good deal better off thkn any other sick man in the political ward Of course it must be said In defense of Those who actually have the job of governing the country that they have reali ties to deal with while tl theorists are able to speak well of their own schemes without having to subject them to tests that of course might prove a bit cm barassing After Norman Thomas socialist candidate for president in the last campaign had expounded the theory of state socialism at Williamstown on Aug 8 hawas followed by Dr William E Dodd professor at Chicago university an institution which is f in itself a monument to capitalistic cussedness in that It was endowed by no less a malefactor of great wealth than John D Rockefeller Dr Dodd agreed with Mr Thomas that the United States had departed from the idealism of Its founders and had made a sorry mess of itself The United States declared Dr Dodd is now looked on with fear thruout the world Children in CzechoSlovakia and Belgium are scared by their nurses with the specter of a bloodthirsty and cruel Uncle Sam who Is roaring about the world seeking whom he may devour The men of our Revo lution said Dr Dodd like the Russians of our time Intended to start an entirely new social system Washington it seems was the Lenin and Jeffer son the Trotzky of his time The justification of the comparison does not very clearly appear in anything that Washington or Jefferson ever said or did If they were seeking to establish a government based upon expropriation class dictatorship suppression of liberty of speech and of the press and wholesale mas sacre of all political dissidents the histories have left it all out up to this time But of course there is a movement to rewrite our histories and In due time we may learn that Washington and Jefferson were bewhiskered bolshevists even if Washington did give Citizen Genet his walking papers when he tried com munist methods on the American government However it is encouraging to note that the pessi mistic Dr Dodd baa a remedy If we can only raise up in this country farseeing politicians like those of the labor party In Great Britain with its program of state socialism we may be able to get the United States back on a decent footing and cease to scare the rest of the world to death with our lapses from college standards of welldoing However Dr Dodd admits that it Is a forlorn hope He cannot believe It is possible that this country will ever rise to the idealistic levels of soviet Russia The only remedy we judge is for the good Dr Dodd to remove his his lory department to Moscow where real academic free dom flourishes and the ideals of George Washington In full flower Perhaps it would be possible to raise pretty good sized collection to remove all college professors who feel that way to that more favorable environment Of course if the professors were to lambast soviet Russia in Moscow as they do Uncle Earn at a summer conference they would soon be thinking it over in Jail In Siberia or in front of a firing sqund but little discomforts of that kind would be a small price to pay for getting out of this enslaved bloodthirsty moneymad republic At Charlottesville Va on the same day an econ omist or something from New York City made the welkin ring with protesting outcry because the United States department of agriculture sends its agents out to the farmers to teach them better methods of rais ing sheep and hogs and Improve the soil Instead of teaching them the doctrine of evolution The growth of industries which employ men who eat what the farmer produces he declared would finally starve the farmer out The people of the United States road these lugub rious lamentations and just go on being the most prosperous secure and happy people in the world Some way or other despite the low estate into which the professorsf think we have sunk we have not been compelled to put an export tax on outgoing Ameri cans by reason of a general flight from this Sodom and Gomorrah poor house and lunatic asylum com bined On the contrary we are compelled to put up high immigration barriers to keep from being swamped by immigration from nations in which slm THE FLIGHT OF THE ZEP mHE first aerial voyage round the world is under way with the Graf Zeppelin safely at Tokyo fol lowingan interesting jaunt over the barbarous wastes of Siberiafrom Berlin This is outwardly a sportingcommercial event Yet in its essence is a great potential influence upon the course of international economy and political In a real way it heralds the return of Germany to her position among the leading world the powerful sceedy Zeppelin offering quick and cheap transport anywhere in the world leaps over the heads of the commercial fleets of the world that have hith erto brot economic dominion to the maritime nations The time is not yet ripe of course But in the Graf Zeppelin is the seed of a mighty change a new factor which challenges seapowers supremacy Theres something to think one may be sure that farseeing statesmen economists and busi ness men are thinking about It while the average man applauds the spectacle Write your Question your naruo and 3our address clearly and incloao 3 cents in coin or stamps for reply Send to the GlobeGazette Information Bu reau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington IX Ci Q What was tho fastest type plane used dur ingtho war What Is the official speed record for airplanes N C A About the fastest plane used during the World war was the Spad which had a HispanoSuiza motor The HispanoSuiza motor is made in France The most powerful motors used during the war were of about 400 horsepower and they had 12 cylinders The official speed record is 318 miles per hour which was wade by an Italian Bernard in a Macchl 1152 Fiat 51 Engine Q Which stale n tho United States has the greatest and which state the least debt per capita C J N A New York has the largest total debt of all the Indiana has the smallest 3tO000 Q Is there any simple remedy for cracks or abrasions between the toes D S A They should be carefully cleansed with soap and water dried with absorbent cotton and covered with zinc ointment Absorbent cotton should be used to keep the raw surfaces apart Q How long has the ukulele been used In Hawaii A G I A It was introduced into the islands about 1877 by the Portuguese Q What university has in Its possession a copy of Dr Einsteins manuscript A New Field Theory H V A Wesleyon university now owns the 8page manuscript into which Einstein put the results of six years concentrated work after expounding relativity version that famous doctrine the Ger man savant gave to Zionist university in Jerusalem Q WasMary Anderson the first actress to be referred to as Our Mary A D R A A recent news item stated that Mary Taylor who In 1851 and 1852 was the idol of New York theatergoers was presented with a silver service in scribed To OuiMary by the mayor and common council of New York City The occasion of the presen tation was her retirement from the stage Q What is meant by a Derbyshire neck A H A This expression refers to goiter Q Who now owns the Chant de Cygne which was made by Stradlvnrlus W S T A Dr Thaddeus Rich noted concert master and conductor now owns the Chant de Cygne which was made in 1737 by Antonius Stradlvarius and has been called the most famous stringed instrument Dr Rich acquired this and a number of other treasures collect ed by the late Rodman Wanamaker CJ Can Indians sell the land that has come to them irom the government K H A The Indians have a right to buy and sell the iand from andto each other They are permitted to lease the land to the whites but it can not be sold to whites Q Why is It sometimes said that the De claration of Independence was not signed on July 4 E A IM A On July 4 1776 the Declaration of Independ ence reported tothe Continental congress by the chairman but it was not signed by all the delegates jntil Aug 2 some of them having to wait for instruc tions from their respective colonies BOBROADWAY By JOSEPH VAN RAALTE NEW YORK Aug charm of the burlesque theater always has been its casual and unpreten ious slant There is nothing subtle about burlesque Its as obvious as a comic as a stenogra phers lip rouge Thus the other day at1 the Colum Dia Stock the chorus girls were introduced one by one on the stage to the audience before the shindig started The OutofTownManAboutTown It seems per sists in the old pastime of sending gifts back stage o his favorite member of the ensemble Not knowing her name and depending solely upon description much confusion ensues And why court confusion when It can be dissipated by so simple expedient as an Intro duction After a while it will probably reach the point where ie girls will wear numbers on their backs like foot all players After attending a couple of the current Broadway reviews you realize that nothing is too cheap too low or too preposterous for a tryout on The Lane bunch at the Newspaper Club were swapping yarns the other night and Charley Macauley the Brooklyn Eagles great cartoonist recalled the time Charley Chapin city editor of the Evening World now serving a life sentence in Sing Sing for the mur der of his wife was sent over for several days to discipline the staff of the Morning World Charley was inordinately proud of the title the staff had be stowed upon him of Simon Legree Irv cobb sauntered into the office one morning and noting that Chapin was absent made inquiry as to his whereabouts He was told The Boss had irone home ill B Good Lord said Cobb I hope its nothing rivial HARLEY BAYER metropolitan reportorial ace pulled a somewhat similar line on the auditor of he World Charles at the time was lending lustre to he World staff and in common with the rest of the bunch entertained a profound contempt for the penny aring tactics that made Bowns the auditor as great n his line as Bayer is in his Bowns was absent one day when Bayer sought him and being Informed that the watchdog of the World reasury was quite ill casually Inquired Is there any danger Sf his recovery THREE THE OLD HOME TOWN By Stanley WHAT HAPPENED TO NT CAKE THERES THE DOOR BEIL NOWAND THE ice CREAM HASNT AND WITH THOSE A CLUB DAY TRAGEDYBY TIMJNQ RAID TO PLACE ONE MINUTE BEFORE THE BRIDGE CLUB QfRUS KITCHEN BANDITS ABUE rt 300D THElte ESCAPE N EXCITEMENT Diet and Health By Lulu Hua M D Address inquiries to Dr Pjterj cire GlobcGaietle melon stamped selfcddresscd envelope Sign your name as evidence of good faith Send 10 m coin if YOU wish Reducing and Gaining Pamphlet PROMISCUOUS KISSING DANGEROUS t sometimes does arise from an old scar and from moles but usually only when these arc in a position where they can be irritated frequently While cancer does arise in young people It does so infrequently If your scar bothers you I would consult another physician But dont keep feeling it all the time for such a procedure will irritate tt all the more and if there should hap pen to be a cancer this would dis tribute Its cells Keeping the hands 1 off also applies to newly discovered lumps you kindly tell m risk a person runs by associ ating with a woman who has a venereal disease which has eaten LULU HUNT the bone of her nose and part of PETERS MDl the jaw bone She had treatment more than three years ago but none Bince She claims a doctor told her she Is cured but she took the treat ments for only six months Is there any chance of a complete cure She is very careless in her habits What chance has her little girl born while her mother was under going treatment She is now four years old is very delicate and has running ears What is the danger of the childs playing with other children and the dis charge touching other children We of the family try to keep away from her but none of us really knows what risk of contagion there is if any Please set our minds at rest MRS C The woman Is not cured the lesions in her nose and jaw show that she Is in the third stage of the disease Furthermore the active germs of syphilis are present m the lesions and can be transmitted thru sneezing kissing etc and even thru the dishes and silverware etc used by the patient if the one who came in con tact with the germs should happen to have a small cut or abrasion in the skin even so small that it could not be seen with the naked eye The child may have congenital syphilis because her mother had It and was not cured at the time she was carrying herThe running ear is no sign of this however and the discharge from that might be in fective only as a simple pus germ The woman should certainly go back to her doctor and he certainly will not say that she is cured She should have kept in touch with him and furthermore he should have kept In touch with her for she is a menace a decided menace It is your duty to tell her this Save the article and let her read it if necessary If there are sores on the there may be m all stages First second and are highly infectious Tlce tells of a reported case where a young woman kissed her lover not knowing he was syphilit ic she later kissed a number of her schoolmates with the result that six of them became Infected This should be a warning to promiscuous kissers Dishes and other utensils used by a syphilitic patient should be boiled for five minutes each time after us ing The common drinking cup must be avoided 3S have an article on the Anemias whict tells about the MinotMurphy diet In pernicious anemia column rules AyTISS F B aged twenty inclosed 10 cents for the i Reducing and Gaining pamphlet but did not inclose a selfaddressed stamped envelope Nor did she sign her name or give her address See column rules again Miss F B PETER SPREADS GOOD NEWS DETER grew nervous under the angry glances Bui before he had a chance to explain his presence n the bag with the buzzing Bees Whizz with his usual alertness at noticing what was going on raised his voice The Queen Is with us Everything must be quite all right Sure enough there wag the old Queen herself looking a trifle agitated but collecting herself quickly My good tones calmed her subjects as if by magic My dear people I must admit that I am at a total loss to explain to you exactlyhow we came to be here but I shall take immediate means to find out andmaybe were not in so bad a fix as we fancy Youre not cried Peter unable to restrain him self any longer As beat he could he edged his way along the squirming masses and came to the foot of the Queen If you please your Majesty I think I can explain what is happening altho I had nothing at all to do with making it happen Why its our old friend boy exclaimed the Queen graciously remembering him at once You helped us out of a bad scrape once I dont doubt you can be of service now s So Peter began A man who keep Bees has trapped us and is carrying us to a hive He means no harm In fact he would do good unto you Hed steal all the honey we could make Ill bet buzzed the Queen I beg your Majestys pardon while he might take some of it as his right for providing you rentfree vith a home he would leave plenty for you and your babies to eat He feeds his Bee tenants sugar besides This man loves his bees Peters Adventures A Daily Bedtime Story By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT THE WAY THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE Theodore Parker 18101860 O thou great Friend to all the sons of men Who once appeared in humblest guise below Sin to rebuke to break the captives chain And call thy brethren forth from want and look to thee thy truth Is still the Light Which guides the nations groping on their way Stumbling and falling In disastrous night Yet hoping ever for the perfect day Yes thou art still the Light thou are the Way The holiest know Light Life the Way of heaven And they who dearest hope and deepest pray Toil by the Light Life Way which thou hast given EARLIER DAYS AUG 20 The annual summer normal institute will be held at Clear Lake this year and will be a combination of business and pleasure Many of the teachers plan to spend tho week in a sort of an outing nnd Superin tendent Mahannah has graduated into the house to let fiend being besought by sundry letters in delicate feminine hands as to the whereabouts of a cottage of suitable proportions for a party of from two to a dozen Professor Barsalou Mason City will deliverthe graduating addresses to the rural school graduates Aug 28 M C Coughlin and Daniel Webster Fitzpatrick ar rived home lost evening from a few days visit among friends in Fort Dodge The Letts Spencer company will move to their new building on South Main within two weeks according to the assertion of officers of the company The building la rapidly approaching completion and by the first of the coming month the move will be made As soon as the building they now occupy is vacated remodel ing will be commenced by the International Harvester company A picnic party from Mason City was entertained at the J J Clark cottage laat evening at Clear Lake There were about 32 guests some of them being out ofthestate visitors among whom were Mr and Mrs Fred Clark of Boston Mass Mr and Mrs Francis White of Greenville TexaaMr3 Anna Stowell of Los Angeles Cai and Mrs Chambers of Cedar Falls The party left Mason City on the 6 oclock car and upon arriving had a picnic supper at the Clark cottage After the spread they took the Princess for a trip on the lake where a very social hour was spent During the evening the guests were entertained with a chorus consisting of Mrs White Mrs Odle Mrs Cobb Miss Letty Keerl and W E Ensign The party disbanded in time to catch the car all delighted with the pleasure which the evening hod afforded them Mason City is entertaining one of the most noted personages in the pugilistic world for a fortnight Tony Caponi who has met such sterling middlewelghts at the boxing game as Papke Walgast Britt Batt ling Nelson the peer of them all Stanley Ketchell Tony is a brotherinlaw of Charles and Mike Lombardo and will spend several weeks here as a guest at their homes He has been fighting In the west for some time past with unusual success and his next bout Will be with Papke on Labor day It may be possible that an exhibition six round bout will be put on while Mr Caponi is in the city He will probably be matched with some local man or perhaps a match may be made with a well known Chicago middleweight The Rev and Mrs Fred Clark expect to leave to morrow for Boston where the Rev Fred reenters the theological university and Mrs Fred continues her studies in music Mrs Clark was formerly Miss Prudence Weston of this city Her parents are now residing in Denver Chance 100 to 1 Against Steck Stewart Declares GlobeGazette Correspondent Analyzes Chances Senators Coming Up for ReElectipn of By CHAULES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug rep resentatives seat in congress means just ns hos one now in Senator David j Walsh and went for Al Smith last November Senator Guy D Goff will have competition In West Virginia from cSenator M M Neely who lost a democrat in tl to It other cept in the cose of a few ex ceptional repre sentatives like speaker Long worth A member of the upper house draws no more pay than a mem ber of the lower one but he is a bigger man nev Consequently the air already Is full oftalk concerning the chances of the senators who must come up for reelection next year All the representatives must but nobody mentions their prospects QENATOR George H Moses of New Hampshire has general charge of his republican fellow senators campaigns Of course each will fight for himself too but the G O P is anxious to have a bigger senate majority in the next con gress than it has in this one As chairman of the republican senatorial campaign committee Moses succeeds Senator Jesse H Motcalf of Rhode Island who has a reelection conflict of his own on his hands and will be too busy to worry over the others Rhode Island is a doubtful state and former Senator Peter G Gerry who lost out as a democrat lost year will be doing his best to stage a comeback at Metcalfs expense Senator MHlard E Tydings of Maryland probably wil be the dem ocrats chairman He was last time ON the republican side of the fence Senators William E Borah of Idaho Arthur Capper of Kansas James Couzens of Michigan Henry W Keyes of New Hampshire William H McMaster of South Da kota Charles L McNary of Oregon and Frances E Warren of Wyom ing if he lives for he is 85 years old and has served 34 years continu ously are considered practically certain of reelection A democrat does occasionally win in Michigan but only once in a coons age Senator Charles S Deneen of Illi nois may not be renominated Rep resentative Ruth Hanna McCormlck wants his toga Senator Walter E Edge of New Jersey Is out of the race having been appointed ambassador to France Representative Franklin W Fort one of President Hoovers boy scouts would like to succeed him but will have to beat exSena tor Edward I Edwards who de feated in 1928 is sure to try again in 1930 STILL in the republican column Senator Frederick H Glllett of Massachusetts is expected to retire being very not so old as Senator Warren Besides Massa chusetts may choose a democrat It of Maln8 renominated are hints that ho will re mayoe to escape defeat at the for he mode raarks Pine Tree state politician Senator Daniel O Hastings can not be considered safe in Delaware where exSenator Thomas F Bay ard is sure to be the candidate until the votes counted Senator George W Norris of Ne braska wanted to retire six years ago but says nothing about it now Cf he runs he will have the Anti Saloon league against him because altho a dry he supported Al Smith Nevertheless It will be a miracla if he fails to carry much good may It do the republi cans for he seldom votes with them Colorado has been known to gd democratic but not often enough to scare Senator Lawrence C Phlpps seriously Oklahoma and Kentucky are not safely enough republican to justify odds in favor of the reelection of Senators W B Pine and Frederic M Sackett respectively Senator Thomas D Schall will have to hustle for renomlnation In Minnesota AMONG the democrats concedes the renominatlon and reelection of Senators Coleman Bleose of South Carolina William J Harris of Georgia Joseph E Ransdell of Louisiana Joseph T Robinson of Arkansas Morris Shop pard of Texas and Lawrence D Tyson of Tennessee New Mexico Senator Sam a Brattons state is variable Senator Carter Gloss as the whols country knows has a fight on with Bishop James Cannon Jr in Vir ginia Senators Pat Harrison J Thom as Heflln and Furnifold M Simmons In reality no doubt have a cinch apiece in their respective states of Mississippi Alabama and North Carolina but there are some whis pers ot democratic dissatisfaction against all three of them Once riomr inated ot course they are sure ot reelection Considering how dry he Is question always Is raised how long Senator Thomas J Walsh can con tinue to carry the wet state ot Montana but it generally is taken for granted that he will do it this time as usual The chances are at least 100 to 1 against Senator Daniel F Steck of Iowa He got in nix years ago by ac cident on the strength of a contest In which the senates conservative republicans joined the democrats to seat htm in preference to his in surgent G O P rival Smith W crashed the gata at the next election anyway Nor mally a democrats hopes are about is bright in Iowa as a wets in tho heart of Kansas OTHER EDITORS PIERCE APPROVES McKELVIE Danto Pierce in Iowa Homestead Governor McKelvIe makes a valu able addition to the board Next to Mr Lcgge I consider him the strongest man thereon He is well posted on all agricultural subjects He speaks his mind firmly and clearly and will not be swayed by false argument or led astray by false promises He knows what the farmers want He began big con nection with the Nebraska Farmer 25 years ago next year He has been close to the farmer all this time Ill health prevented his being chosen Secretary of Agriculture for which post he was frequently mentioned and highly recommended by the highest agricultural authorities As a member of the Federal Farm Board Governor McKelvie may not have quite as high an honor as wns given to Mr Hyde when President Hoover qhose him for secretary of agriculture but he will have a bet ter chance to serve the farmer in a more practical way Nebraska Is one of the leading wheat states of the country Laat year It stood fourth In wheat production Gover nor McKelvie will be aWe to apeak for the wheat farmer the shipper the elevator man and the miller He wns selected after the different wheat groups were unable to agree upon a recommendation The presi dent acted wisely in this case I have known Governor McKclvie for a number of years I am proud to call him my friend He adds strength to the board for he Is practical plainspoken well posted Governor McKelvie was one of the most outspoken enemies of the equalization fee He made several vigorous speeches against the fee and in support of Mr Hoover at the republican national convention in Kansas City last year He wns one of the leaders of the agricul tural press who welcomed Presi dentelect Hoover to Iowa at Ce dar Rapitls last August His health has not been of the best lately but if he can give a year to the board as he now hopes and proposes he will have added much to his high record of public service which in cludes lieutenant governorship governorship of Nebraska WHY DISCRIMINATE Whlttemore Champion Boosters for tho A Y P highway NoIS vere rather disappointed the past week when It was announced from Ames that other highways would receive first consideration for com pletion of an allpaved route acrosx the state No 18 not even being mentioned No 18 had the first highway paving to be laid in Iowa and up until recently thru county bond issues had more miles of pav ng than any other highway In the state CARNIVAL ON WANK Estherville Nows The fact Is that there is a waning interest in carni vals People seem to care less aboutv throwing away their money on the other fellows game Youngsters en joy the merrygoround the wheel and other similar and they probably always will But the objectionable thing about a car nival is the gambling at which customers havent a chance of win ning OPEN PHEASANT SEASON Mitchell County Press In spite of the hard winter there seems to be an abundance of pheasants and one hears quite a bit of talk about on open season again this fall Proper ly conducted an open season on pheasants would provide a lot of wholesome sport and would furnish the more skillful hunters with a highlypalatable tidbit and past years have proved that the birds stand up pretty well under hunting ONEMINUTE PULPIT Praise yc the Lord I will praise the Lord with my whole heart in the assembly of the up right and in the congregation The works of tho Lord are great sought out of all them that have pleasure cxi 1 2 ;