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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1928, Mason City, Iowa in sJndlcBte Newspaper Ottics 131123 East State Street Telephone Numbers i 27 and 29 WlLLl w EARL Editor LEE P LOOMIS Manager NSRROJJWRDOJXX REPUBLICAN ElUblbhed 1M May 1882 Dally Glob Established October 1830 The Mason City Times Founded in 1870 Every Weeh DaV Afternoon by Ciry GLOBEGAZETTE tOMPANI MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED ft Afaocfated Press exclusively entitled to tot publication of all news dispatches credited tha thls paperand alsoa us It o loca pmclat Paper In the City and County SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason City and Clear Lake Dally per Dally per 1 Outside of Mason City anil ciear Dally per year by carrier 7 n Dally per week by Daily per year by 40 6 months months 1 month 5 OutBlda 100 mlla zono dally per year fim 6 months 3 Advertising Rates Furnished on Entered at the Postofflca at Mason City Iowa as Second Class Matter peace for U9 for orot all our works in iis lesido thee wln we THE MacNIDER RESIGNATION Hanford MacNIder in giving up his position as as Secretary of war has at least two reasons for a eellng of satisfaction in the first place he has accomplished his objective He has given to the war department a plan of Indus trial mobilization which without cost gives this nation the highest degree of military preparedness It has ever experienced It haaieen a prodigious job nnd its teen well done Secondly his successor obviously Mr MacNidert DWn choice is qualified to carry on The circumstances ofhis appointment preclude the Washington news writers always on the alert for plausible gossip from jonstrulng the MacNIder resignation as a proteat against he administration1 Conceivably the local man has been MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THURSDAY JAN Efficiency is almighty machine that gains momentu as It progresses Its gigantic growth In industry i the last twentyfive years makes us wonder what mlracl the future holds Between 180D and 1325 the output ot agrlcultur prpducts in the United States increased about 47 pe cent In that same period mining production Increase 248 per cent and that of manufactures 178 per cen while tho volume of railway service Increased by 10 per cent The weighted total for these four branches accorc lug to Bureau of Commerce statisticians shows an In crease of 140 per cent for the quarter Mean time population has grown only about B5 per cent thtvtthe per capita output rose also by 65 per cent The causes are not difficult to find At the founda Jlon He the rich resources of the country but there i something even more nrid Intell gence as shown by the producers i This energy and Intelligence Is reflected In educatlo and scientific research thousands of Inventions th growing use of mechanical power machinery and othe forms of capital tho larger scale of production th effort to eliminate waste both In goods and labor th high scale of wages and higher buying power and th relative stability of nionej prices and credit But the basis for all these Is energy and that mean hard work Answers to Questions Did you ever write a letter to Frederic J Haskln iou can ask him any question of fact and set the an swer in a personal letter Here is a great educational idea introduced into the lives of the most Intelligent people In the newspaper readers It Is n part of that best purpose of n There is no charge except two cents In stamps for re turn posfage Address Frederic 3 Hasltin Director the GlobeGazettes Information Bureau Washington D C Q What Is a charivari C M A It Is a mock serenade of discordant vith kettles tin and such noisemakers It Is ometimes meant to annoy but often is undertaken in spirit of fun Q Who coined the C J S phrase the melting pot MS irked By some of the red tape of Washington but iTis hia credlt that he has becn able to work with those IV ibout him giving Ih a leadership and but with those mostlv supplying bookkeeping employed Mr MacNIder has performed a valuable peacetime service for his country at a sacrifice of time and means and most persons Iwill concede to him the right to let somebody else have a turn at It It wouldnt be the way to forget the courage and the ability Mason In warsand in I UNCLE SAMS BUSINESS METHODS t When Charles G IJawes vent down to Washington to J preside over the upper was a firm believer that ithe senates procedure could be remodeled to an ailvan I tags He believed moreover that he could bring this Yabout Mr Dawes has occupied his present position for threeyears andjf any of the reforms he vlslonc Vhave corns about they arent recalled at this tlme But Mr Dawes was right in his original contentio and it Is encouraging to find that he has not lost hi zeal for sensible reform by reason of the nonetoo cordia reception accorded his suggestions for senate proccdur He is still persuaded that all is not right Witt governmental methods Now hes directing his against tha antiquated Washington Mr Dawes is Americas foremost It wa In tho capacity of accountant that he wielded perhapi the greatest power ever given to one person In time o peace while attempting to straighten out Europes reparations problem His Ideal for bookkeeping untlei the circumsfances ought to be of interest to Americas business folk To carry on a business properly one must know It nnd to know It onn must have proner accounting Tlio bookkeeping methods of thn different depart ments of the federal government arn slit decentral ized nnd in their present form furnish little aid to itho executive or to Ills nRent the director of the in determliiJnff the relative effi ciency nnd cost of the departments They operate also to keen congress uninformed Tho present system of governmental Iiookkeep Jng would not be tolerated for a day In n properly conducted private business enterprise The whole could he properly changed nnd put in worli nj form within a short time and should Imve been put in this form concurrently with the organization 01 tile bureau of the budget whirii was virtually completed in its present form within six days of tlje of the builtfet and accounting net With present powers In the hands of tho comptroller general lie could Inaugurate n reform In governmental bookkeeping of file United States which would at once mnko It a model for the world The reform In governmental accounting is to come Until It does come all business of the government will be conducted under a serious handicap Will Mr Ddwes succeed in getting Uncle Sam to run his business as successful business men run theirs Probably not But the vice president can at least feel that he has done his fair share by directing attention to the antiquated methods A It was coined by Israel Zangwill the dramatist J was the first person named Jones B J A It is hot possible to saywho was the first person amed T Jones Is a Scottish clan name It Is de ved frum the Christian name John which Is of Hebrew erlvation and means Grace of the is meant by state guarantee of deposits in DHIIKS F A In most states the guarantee on bank deposits lerely means that other banks In the state arc assessed rectly or Indirectly to raise money to pay the loss f banks which have failed in that state Q Were the women in Alabama In favor of se cession or against It N L I f sr Yar and Reconstruction In Alabama savs at in 1SC1 tho women wero wellinformed in all ques ms of Jhe day and especially in the burning sectional affected them so closely They were strongly the secession after the event If not before evon more unanimous than the men feeline frectly concerned in questions of interference with social institutions in the creS Phmet8 have n favor of the secession they were 1 by 1324moro than lost as their ono thousand had been well enough to permit calculation of reliable orbits while i five hundred more had been discovered and Jor lack enough determine THE OLD HOME TOWN THREE BY STANLEY TMATAINT THE ONLY WOSE THAT OH KJMKS AFTER THE BLAZEJN BECKERS SHOP NIQHT THE WERE SUCH A SET OVER To THE DANCE IH FORGOT To 8RIN3 THE HOSE Peters Adventures A Daily Bedtime Story By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT A Box Stiat Right again aa usual wife of said Fathc lue Jay nodding approvingly at his mate it wa ot for you my dear I do not know how the rest of u ould get Turning his head he spoke in an asiil Peter Shes a wonderful bird my mate Keeps us all i let us forget a thing Between you ie sho is really the head of the house altho it woul ot do for a moment to let her or the children know i male bird must be master in his own hest I say An ie has the greatest beak for nuts Frosts and bare tree not scare her One bit She can go out and pick then p whin ever I feel a bit discouraged about where th in 1024 and In 1323 Exports o xpors o whisky have been mainly responsible for the Increment 1nile the fadeaway bail famou A The Daybook of a JSfew Yorker By BURTON RAStOK EW YORK Jan Is the lat est slang word to gain popular cur rency on Broadway Curiously enough it Is a slang word that was not in vented on Broadway but was originat ed by Inez Haynes Irwin president of the Authors Guild She has written a novel called Gideon which tells the world today as seen thru the eyes of the male flapper Because the character is so real the word gid eon has supplanted the word sheflc in the glossary of slang to designate the sort of chap who used to he called a ladykiller or a elude Walter OKeefe the ukelelee fiend and composer of lyrics who has been responsible for so many wisecracks read the book and wrote song on It called a popular 1 Now it appears an Oklahoma newspaper has ettered the gag by addinga female of the species and lllng her a Oitleonette annual Greenwich Village ball gets worse every year Time was when there and real reen the f VETERANS INSURED Government Insurance amounting to was being carried by war veterans at the close of the fiscal year June 30 1927 Disability compensation was being paid to veterans Since the first of last year when the loan privileges became operative loans amounting to had been made Uncle Sam is generous to the American World war veterans KNOWING NATURE Americana are more and more creatures of the towns d cities Each generation seems to know less and care about the ways of the woods There mo 8G2 ds of trees in American forests How many think you could name in an afternoons thru tho woods If the deferent varieties of some wero included there would be more than a thous about t ycrent kind do you Ik thru tht different kinds au It Is nt least not too late to read New York and when the annual Gr illngo hall was one to which Now Yorkers of otter class came and gave attention to the costumes I ore when they came in for a few minutes the other night at this ears ball It wan in a crowded and fetid hall Where lose people came from moat of them I dont know ob Benchly said oil another occasion you dont see them round in thn daytime Male nnd female they were drunk ml disorderly They swigged gin from flasks while they They Indulged on the floor in lengthy osculations and embraces of the sort that ought termed a public indulged in public The hallway leading to the womens washroom Uttered with the prontinto and halfnaked forma of KU and young women in abbreviated costumes who hart passed out cold The mens cloakroom ia In the basement In order to get to it one hart to step over the sprawling or huddled bodies of college kids and clerks sleeping off a sousq and thofloor of the smoking room looked as the cntacombs must have looked ivlth so many bodlea piled In great many of the young men were made up with eyebrow pencils powder and rouge and some of them were dressed as of a harem A great many of the women were dressed in mannish fashion or In male costumes The entertainment consisted mostly of kootch lances performed by men dressed as Oriental danceri who snatched off their wigs it the last moment The wholeperformance to one in hia sober senses was very nauseating H Is not until one attends a Grccnwicli Village ball that one who lives here really lo gins to take some stock In tho description of New York as a modern Sodom and Gomorrah Bugs Broadways smartest re peated Jimmy Whistler the other day nltho I doubt that Bugs ever rend of Whistler He had Just finished one of Ills witty speeches at a dinner when a guest saw You were very witty tonight Mr Baer but didnt I see tha Inst sag In V P column answered Bugs pensively not here by snuggling down among your feathers but noi you tell me to hop on a bare branch that is all expose to the wind a branc which this very min tite is rattling In th chilly breeze Wii I should freeze i death As it Is th ooW lias brot tears t my eyes and run ning down my cheek they feel like icicles You brot me way up here out of a nice warm bed and wha for 1 should like t know My coming did no good at even your eldest son has taken back the promise lie gave alK your other childre wouldnt make any resolution at all Even you and your wife have decided that you and all your family shall go right on being robbers as you always have Brr No slree I shall not perch myself up hero to be blown into a snow drift by the first gust of wind 01to be turned into a piece of Ice by the frost I shall stay right here where I am ana you may take mo home Dear Dear Dear chirped Father Blue Jay In dismay please please dont lose your temper Boy I meant what I did for the best Besides It will not do you a bit of good to get mad While you are ui here why not make the best of it You may never have such a good chance what handsome birds we aie again Surely you want to watch the dress rehearsal Well of course it would be very Interesting hut I afraid that I shall catch my death of replied Diet and Health By Lulu Hunt Petcra M D Gaining Pamphlet Answers to Correspondents HONEY IN DIADETES G says that she reads somewnere that diebetics could eat honey and not experience the bad results that follow the use of sugar Is this true h imagine where you read that G None of the statement Wilder in fact says in his piSasrapha on sweetening agents that the use of honey and glycerine states that saccharine is per mlsslblerif used in moderation Saecharino a a coal tar to 500 times sweeter thaA sugar f nthin v c others say it should Capital Would Discover Forged Paper Purveyors Hearsts Expose Serves to Throw Spotlight on Prac tice That Is Becoming C ommon in Washington MmBTHBR the tlon a purveyors simply wanted A S H I N G T O N Jan 5 Forged documents of sort calculated to make International trouble have be come too much of a pest In Washing ton to be borne No matter what the final verdict of the senate com mlttea now en gaged In Invest gating one especial batch of papers purporting to show antiAmerican ac tivities on Mexl co part Its well established that enough bogus lit erature Is In elr iuiauon to be desperately annoylm If not worse mujHib ar In short officials who handla cer tain classes of the governments for c gn business find themselves In con stant peril of falling Into unpleasant oven dangerous traps whatever cash they could get for It or Intended to stick a pin In it as snide at tho psychological moment too placing the senator in an idlotlo position after hed raised a fuss ha cant say He didnt bite so he failed to find out that detail Some observed tha Min nesotan think we senators are a bit too easy about accepting all the alleged facts they bring to us but bellev9 ne we need to BUT Why BO much MexlcanAmerl can documentary evidence now Why so much more of it than of any of tha other international va just rletles present explained tha demands for zanator tho the Mexican NDEED this may actually have A happened ortener than most of us now anything about Because as Senator Shipstend of the foreign re lations committee of the upper house or congress remarks the victim of seldom one of these m saciventures cares to relate his experience The senators comment is somewhat o the point Inasmuch as he side tepped just such a deadfall himself ot so long ago The Minnesota eolon has tha repu ation of quite frequently defending he LatinAmerican republics In their quabbles with tho United States on he ground that they often are moie inned against than sinning Consequently he assumes that it as expected ho would welcome doc mentary evidence offered to him of Plot by Interests on this side of the orcler to foment p revolution In exico American brand Theres bound to be liberal supply of any sort theres a larkct AT any rate thero are many that the executive end of tho gov ernment Is out ot patience with the forged document epidemic For one thing President Coolidga Is bent upon ending his term In While House to tho tuna of a mag nificent goodrelationship chorus In cluding the voices of all the American republics as well as United States Then too of late the forgers really havebeen getting too Theyre troublesome THE folk the sleuth hounds ars on tho trail of now aro tho IndS viduals who actually do tho work Its recognized that some ot their1 customers may be honestly taken In m officials certainly have fallen tor known to havo beetl With a little cooperation across border an excellent prospect In seen of knocking tho traffic on the head and maybe ot putting soma of tha traders where they wont ba such a nuisance for a long time to come what arenow frauds HE BLACKSMITHS VIEWPOINT KLEMME Tan I observed In ho columns of your paper some tim IS go an article entitled WHAT WITH THE BLA As I have been in tha uslness for tho past 22 years I wa ery much interested but found tlm ou did not mention the country lacksmith the best friend the FAB IER has today I can see three rea ons why the blacksmith is losing ou oday hardware and hnplemen tores selling the blacksmiths lines o materials at less than cost Jus or leader lines for them For in tance I have bot horseshoes and sup from the hardwaro dealers fo o e come bitter by heating and should be added to food Its removal from the carbohy1rateg have to bo Very much d In the diabetics diet and when you realize that the food value of honey is 90 per cent carbohydrate you wl understand that It is not reasonable to think a dia betic could use it with no bad results Some enthusiast apparently who knows that honey Is a natural sweet and h Ei enere5 food refined sugar must have Iwtfes to say It could be used by We have a list of books on Diabetes that ars WIIITP by experts for the laymen which you had bSuoVhave G if are suffering from the disease Send a selfad sanx lor at farmers will not hav any repairing done until the day the want to use tho machinery and natur ally all thinking alike the blacksmitl will have more to do for a couple o clays that lie can handle and tho far nier will not wait very long for th work Of we lose out i i stitmrcd Naturally yo di C U pel60nal supervision ot a phys clan s diabetes is no disease to trifle with One of the chief reasons I devote so much of my worJ or Is to prevent is of diabetes In at least 7 per cent of those who are afflicted If you are overweight in ubject md for our es fully selfaddresser stamped cnvo i ln coln tlis to cover cos on honey His anxious tone had caught the quick ear of Mothe i31ue Jay and now she spoke What is poor TwoLegs worrying about Father de manded she Is he cold Or is he afraid he will be when ho gets down from your back Fetch him rieht There sheltered the children at nS into the warm irom the blasts he can watch you and your maneuvers I shall not fly this you B1uo I exclaimed invitation If Mind say not The nest Is just the place Ttllat J did not thlnk myself cried Father Blue Jay Joyfully and In the twinkling of an eye up to the nest Blue Juy had flown and Petei hurriedly clambered down from his feathered seat Into the downy softness OC the house in the tree tops EARLIER DAYS JANUARY 5 1908 The delivery horse of the Dean grocery took a merry sprint this morning when left standing on Cedar street resulting in a badly splintered buggy ho the horse was not Injured The driver at the time was at the home of a customer A passing horseman started the sprint Miss Mao Crawford entertained on Friday evening it ot er tousn Miss Bertner Mrs Theron Vermllyn and son returned home this af Turkey nlvcr whre theV ave since Mrs Madge Parker Oilman after visit here has returned to her home in Chicago Thomas Glanvlilo will leave this evening for M I BUMIIW MUlttty W iou like it Simply count It in your allow I knov oc ono Instance where the farmei staiteil to the fall of tho year Ilitched to his plow drove half waj to tho field then tliot ho had bsttei havo the plow share sharpened Ho tied tho horses lo tho fence took off tho share nnd brot It into be sharp ened Upon having to wait for one hour he took the share to the next town and could not get the work dono thereat bot 1 now aharc and waited three weeks for the other share Such Instances us this Is all uncalled for In tile first place he should have had tho share to tho shop it tatst two months before then he would have boon ready tho black smith would havo hail ttie business hat bolongett to him and everybody vould have liecn happy patronizing of the SCABBKR that travels the country ins nothing Invested to rto the work vith pays no chinRes as much as the man that hag the equipment ind does a half a job I have noticed this when the harvest Ime conies ami minutes are dollars n ho farmer then lie will come to lie blacksmith with his troubles and hurry he realizes who his frlond then but forgets him In the spring The writer has a shop with abouf in machinery and tools and haa been at the game long enough to seo tho writing on the wall The country blacksmith shops are fast losing out There is nobody learning the trade therefore some day tho farmer will wonder what has happened and will realize where the fault all lay Very truly yours W F PAVET OTHER No Second Choice Waterloo Tribune The state Is for There need bo 710 anxiety Louden v about that But If Lowden cannot sat the nomination shall tha Iowa dele satlon still vote for Lowden Shall U lie bound by instructions that It cannot havo a second choice While the state will be Loivden it t a Lowilon state to the extent that t is Lowden or no one To hogtie a dLIejjation to tho extent that it cannot move will not serve the heat Interests f Iowa nor bring about the tilings liat Iowa feels It needs from the nu ional government lie work that loos not bring very luch money UK the scabher has taken 10 inunoy to be fixed in a Goldsborongli an Iowa Boy Davenport Democrat In flying cir Ics tlicro is particular Interest In ho fate of Dilco Goldsriorough tlie Xpert Instrument man of Mrs Gray on3 party nn Iowa boy too aving boon lioni in Sioux City In S91 He Ims had an adventurous ca ecr having become a parachute jmpor nncl balloon exhibition flyer at 16 years ot age then served six years in the navy joining the Spcrry Gyroscoijo companys forces in ISllj and three years later orgnnizlng tho Pioneer Instrument company His company had comu to occupy a leading position in tho manufacture of aeronautical direction finding In struments Brtce himself flow the Na tional Air Tour of 1S25 in Walter Beechs winning travel airplane ated hut that Is not true in fact the fact that I onoy will granulate on standing for any length of time Is one of signs that It Is pure honey so the honeymen say Before the use of sugar became BO prevalent honey used to be the chief sweetening agent It would be a good idea If we went back to honey more for our sweetening and used less sugar for honey docs contain some of the necessary mineral elements and vitamins which suBir does not Its iron content la onethird that of Because honey Is a natural sweet It is better for chil dren also adults than candy Someone has computed that It takes visits of bees to clover blossoms to produce one pound of this deli clous sweet So the busyasabee saying Is not without foundation I j DINNER STORIES WHAT DID HK flIEAN Exactly how far Is it between the two positions o fire demanded tho harried general of the tremblinE runner About four miles as the cry flows the replied He means the flow cries explained the Igilnnt The Covenanters of the Baptist church enjoyed nalt r Pin party Thursday evening and enjoyed a delightful time rived at the home of their teacher refreshments were served About At 11 15 were present oclock they ar rs Mnrston where staff aide I know what ho the general snapped ire ans the fly ENGLISH AS SHE IS SPOKE An Orintal Iaper having an English section printed the following notice The news of English we tell the latest Writ in per fectly style and most earliest Do a murder commit we near of it nnd tell It Do a mighty chief die we publish it and In border somber Staff has encii been ind write like the Kipling and the Dickons We circle every town and extortionate not for A WEIGHT V IlEASON asked Judge severely Why dll strike your husband with a kitchen chair Ivaso I couldnt lift de cook stove the irate negres responded KELLYGRAMS Being a Series of Travel Impressions by Fred C Kelly a Tralnefl Ofosorvpr Now on a Tour to Europe ENGLAND still has a quaint old fashioned habit of showing re spect for the law of the land Sa loons aro closed during certain hours tho very hours when th masses of tho people aro going back and forth from their work and would find drinking most agreeable At one mlnuto after closing time it In more difficult to get a drink in London than it Is to obtain booties liquor at England and Law any time or any and of tho aprpc place in our owi We went to a London variety the atcr for the purpose of hearing Kng llsh jokes alioiit tho same kind of jokes Hie Anieri can vaudevillepelformers havo about tho 73ngIIsh Ono monolOKist said I have just returned from Amor lea It is worth while to go lo America for tho pleasure of coming And the crowd grew nlmosi hystcrlcnl laughter Jt Is nlivays possible to please a urge group of popple by flattering them Intimating they are superior to some other group The called thinK T Hko England you iiliout the island its either on It or you aro not When you a boat for anil look back toward the Kngllali shore at JJover or New Haven the chalk cliffs are Hllcert off as 1Cby a huge England doesnt run fiilterlngly out ioto tho ocean ns if It didnt know when to quit Ihero IH no mistaking whore 12ng land leaven off fair What could he more All my life I have been assure that people always get seasick on tho English channel Yet tho wa crossed on a fairly rough sea and I tried not to anything I did not soe one sign of seasickness Here id one of my most cherished Illusions blasted Wo havo just had a frank talk with an American tourist traveling with his wife Two men traveling together can nee twice as much na a inm and his wife lie remarked No matter where youre going a woman never has the right JIucl of slices on At tho hist minute befoio we start out to sco anything my wife always says Then Ill have lo go back to tho room nnd change my We tried fo assure him that he was yliiK a small price for tho privilege of traveling with so charminp a woman as ills wito doulitloxM Is but ho walked away dubiously shaking his head The Great War Ten Years Ago IAN 5 1018 Premier CJcorpro speaking for Great Britain tells hts countrys war which Include sanctity of treaties rccstablishmcnt of selfde ormlnation nrcatlon of an Interna tional organization limiting inentN nnd diminishing the possibility ;