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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1929, Mason City, Iowa zLKVhmAta FOUR Extend Enlistment Body of Infant Taken Date for CMT Camp DES 1IOINBS July 23 Final date for filing application for enlistment annual Citi zens Military Training camp at Fort Des Moines has been extended from July 24 to July 31 H H Polk civilian aide to the secretary of war announced today More 800 Iowa boys from 17 to 24 years have applied for admission to the camps which are operated Aug 1 to 30 inclusive to Nebraska for Rites Funeral services for Donald IJlt jen infant son of Mrs Gil bert Lit Jen 1Q3 North Pennsylvania avenue who died Monday night after a short illness will be held Wednesday at Shelby Nebr where the body was taken The cause of the childs death was cerebral hem orrhage The body was taken to the Meyer funeral home Mr Litjen is assistant manager of the Wool worth store here WEDNESDAY SPECIAL Fancy Choice Sliced Beef Liver Ib PURE LARD 12c VEAL CHOPS 15c BHnd Man Is Publisher of Weekly for Sightless 1 V T i w Periodical SinBraille Has About 4200 Words in Issue By HENRY MINOTT UnitedFressjStaff Correspondent BOSTON July 23 A newspaper edited by a blind mat for people who cannot see Abound paper but for thethousands of tiny white protuberances which speckle its 28 pages A blind subscriber reading an SH ofUle Paper passeshis sen sitive fingers over these raised riots and is abJe totranslate them into about 4200 words covering the iatI est news on politics science WHEN ROMANS GREETED FLYERS country No leatherlunged newsboy ever shouts its namein the streets no newsstand ever displays it its wares Yet thru the tutored touch of the The Week ly News perhaps is read more tho roly than any ordinary newspaper And in its own modest way it probably accomplishes as niiicli good as its conventional contem poraries Published in Braille the coUe if the blind that is so hopelessly in scrutable to those who see The Weekly News might easily be rris est Established In 1027 saved the Diamond a Ray Seneys DrVAFarrell M B A BUILDING General Medicine Infant Feedingand Diseases of Children THE SCIENTIFIC INSECTICIDE DEVELS AT OF INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH BY REX RESEARCH Inthe FLyTOXIaboraforiesavastarrny of insects is bredto the highest state of health and vigor These released in the FLYTOX Chamber of Peatfi to prove With Absolute certainty the killing qualities of FLXTOX before it is sold to you photosraphshows a FLVTOX incubator alive wMi insects ready tobe transferred to the FLYTOX Chamber of Death During a test less than hatf e teaspoonful of FLYTOX Is usedand every in sectwiH be dead within five minutes Vet FLYTOX k absolutely harmlejs to people and has a New pwlfying Fragrance C L Pine will loan you on the 20 month plan on your Household goods Automobile or other per sonal property You get the money the same day you apply for it i NO RED TAPE NO COMMISSIONS NO FEES We have thousands of satisfied customers in Mason City Phone us if you are unable to cometo our office and our personal rep resentative will call at your home without charge Strictly Confidential Out of Town Loans Made CL PINE LOAN C 202 M B A Bldg Turn to Right When You Get Off the Elevator Phone 298 2nd Floor Behind this unique project is Francis B lerardi a mildman nered softspoken man of 42 who originated the idea of a newspaper for the blind and who has edited the pubhcatipn sinceit was established in March 1927 from the age of 12 the ob stacles he encountered in to keep in touch with the new3 of the day inspired him to create a medium thru which a record of cur rent events might be brot at regu lar intervals to the thousands of others similarly handicapped j The Weekly News was started j in a modest way Two hundred ooo ies comprised the initial issue But blind were quick tograsp I the value of the innovation and the circulation climbed swiftly until to day 850 copies are beingpublished There is a demand for many times that number but since the publica tion has no subscription rate and carries no advertising it is not fi1 nancially possible to operate on a llarger scale at present Editor lerardi pointed out in a interview that the 850 figure was by no means an accurate barometer of the actual number of readers be cause copies of the paper were passed from hand to hand with a single copy in some instances bem digested by more than a score of persons Proof Readers Blind Every weekend the United States mails carry The Weekly News without postage to sub scribers in 30 states of the union Residents of five Canadian pro vinces also receive the novel news paper and lerardis ambition Is to develop it into an international pub lication The of The Weekly News is located Bast Fourth street South Boston There with all the staccato activity of an ordi nary newspaper office a staff uf iline perform the strange functions incidental to the production of a paper for the blind The stereotyper and both proof readers are blind and the stitcher is partly blind Other members of the staff who have normal sight include a printer a boy who ad dresses the papers for the mails and three young women who as semble the pages Plates from which the printing is done are stamped by a blind op erator who sits beforea machine with his fingers on six keys hat control the arrangement of dots in the stenciling device Two metal sheets back to back hang from an arm which reaches laterally along the top of the ma chine The operators foot throws the machinery into gear and the stencil from behind the sheets presses out in the metal the various arrangements of dots Page of Jokes When one of the sheets is fiUeU the two are turned around the gauge of the machine is lowered slightly and the second sheet is filled in the spaces between the lines of the first Thus it is pos sible to print on both sides of the paper sheets Downstairs later the sheets are assembled and bound together in proper order by a stitching ma chine Printed with an average of 150 words to the page The Weekl contains boiled down now3 reports from all over the world a column entitled Trend of Evenln a poem and a page or jokes For many hours each week Edi tor lerardis wife reads newspapers for his benefit From what he hear in this way he selects what is to serve as the major portion of the contents ofhis papers next issue Radio has made its place in the lives of the blind but it never can replace the written word said lerardi in discussing the value of his paper As an example of what his readers think of The Weekly News he produced a letter in which a subscriber said It adds another link to what every selfrespecting blind m craves PRISONERS QUIET FOLLOWING RIOT Dannemora N Y Prison Back to Normal Seek Motive of Outbreak DANNEMORA N Y JulyJ23 state prison known thru out the underworld as Siberia to day wasnearing normal after the failure yesterday of 1300 desperatt convicts to battle their way to liber y and after a night spent under MB sleepless eyes of scores of pards reinforced by 14 state troop The hoots and hisses and rauc ous laughter flung by the conquered prisoners at the guards last night after they were forced to return to heir cells leaving three of their ellow rioters dead had ceased In heir place was a sullen silenceor at most a guarded grumbling The state department of correc lon devoted attention to a report hat the battle had its motive in the act that the men had asked foi new potatoes instead of old for REer Associated Press Photo Williams and Capt Lewis A Yancey crew of the trans Pathfinder being carried on the shoulders of Uio that greeted them on their arrival at Ltttorio airport at Rome AT THE HOSPITALS Mrs Carl Haake 1515 South Massachusetts avenue left the Story hospital Sunday from a major operation Mrs John Robert Stearns De troit Mich submitted to a major at the Story hospital Mrs George ONeil 1302 North Adama avenue submitted to a min or operation at the Park hospital Monday Mrs H J Steinberg 920 North Washington avenue underwent a minor operation at the Mercy hos pital Tuesday Vera Daugherty Dougherty sub mitted to a minor operation at the Mercy hospital Tuesday Clifford Wogan Joice submitted to a minor operation at the Park hospital Monday Miss Gertrude Grupp 521 Fourth street southeast underewnt a minor operation at the Park hospital Mon day Mrs L H Cayton 1114 street northwest left the Mercy hospital Tuesday after recovery from a major operation Mr and Mrs George Scheef 11 South Jackson avenue are the par ents of agirl weighing 6 pounds born Sunday at the Story hospital Clifton Kimble Garner left the Mercy hospital Tuesday after a major operation Sidney Haroldson Joice was ad mitted to the Park hospital Monday for treatment Mr and Mrs Ray Robinson 213 Thirteenth street southeast are the parents of a girl weighing SV4 pounds born Tuesdayat the Story hospital Mrs Mary Reetz Charles City left the Mercy hospital Tuesday after a minor operation Living within the income means living without the Herald As well as without a large number of other Gazette For Sale Furniture arUSroom house Pull Cheap for quick sale HMROBINSON New location 321 East State will buy your Purhiture call 132 their meals and wanted a full hol iday in the yards Sunday requests that had been refused They have had half of Sunday for baseball games band concerts and other forms of amusement Alva Sage 21Missing Since Friday Located Word has been received in the city that Alya Sage 21 residing at Ventura who was reported to police Friday as missing has been located in Madison Wis The youth who disappeared here after receiving1 a pay check from the brick and tile plant wherehe was employed com municated with his parents FINED FOR INTOXICATION Elmer Lindberg Austin Minn H A Lambert Minneapolis Minn arid Phil McGee were given fines of and costs each by Judge Lowell L Forbes in police court Tuesday morning after the trio had entered pleas of guilty to charges of intoxi cation Ben Holte Northwood was fined 525 and costs and Martin Strommen Joice was fined and costs on pleas of guilty to similar charges PHONE 17 PHONE 17 PHONE for these Household Needs DUTCH CLEANSER per can iQc ALUMINUM WRIGHTS SILVER CREAM per can30c BON AMI Powdered per can 15C DRANO per can 25C WYANDOTTE CLEANER 5 pounds JOHNSONS WAX pound T C CLEANER cleans anything GARBAGE CANS 6 gallon 89c WAX PAPER ISO SEMDAC POLISH pint bottle 75c CurrieVan Ness Co MAINTAINED BY MERIT Phone 17 11 North Federal Ave EDITOR PERMITTED TO WEAR PAJAMAS ON STREET RULING ELIZABETH CITY N C July 23 O Saunders editor of the Elizabeth City Independent is today enjoying both official sanc tion and praise for the use of pa jamas as street wear Yesterday afternoon he appeared on the streets clad in the type of garments usually dedicated solely to sleep He was arrested and led before Mayor Jerome B Flora The mayor looked the editor over and then looked into the law His de cision was that there was nothing Wrong with Saunders1 clothing Mayor Flora then issued a proc lamation towlt It is the inherent right of every citizen or inhabitant of the city and of every visitor to dress as he pleases and come as he pleases as long as there is no indecent ex posure of hia person And in addition the mayor de clared over his signature If I had the nerve I would adopt them pa jamas for street wear myself MASON CITY IOWA JULY INVITATION MONTH Offers Exceptional Values for Thrifty Women Misses Juniors Silk Of course a million women all over the country that the J C Penney Company enables them to have smarter clothes for less money always But for JULY INVITATION MONTH our fashion experts set out to outdo themselves in producing high styles at low cost And how well they have succeeded you will see for your self when you view these charming new frocks at only and 9 90 Filmy Printed Chiffons Printed Crepe dc Chine Favored Plain Shadea in Flat Crepe and Georgette and Scores of Dainty Wash Silks ;