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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 28, 1929, Mason City, Iowa zs itamt A Lee Syndicate Newspaper Issued Every Week Day Afternoon by the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANY 121123 East State St Telephone Nos 27 28 and 29 F MUSEEditor W EARL Editor LEE P LOOM1SBusiness Manager MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the Vsa publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also all local news published herein SUBSCRIPTION RATES Daily per Daily per week 15 Outside of Mason City and Clear Lake Dally per year by Daily per week by carrier15 Daily per year by mail 400 6 months 3 mouths 1 month5U Outside 100 mile zone daily per year 600 6 months 3 months Entered at the PostofOice at Mason City Iowa as Second Class Matter Death is free from the restraint of fortune the 1 earth takes everything which it has brot forth WHY THE LIE rpHE Spanisli frovernment it would seem owes the world some explanation of the false report given out officially that the aviators who are now lost made a safe landing in the Azores at the end of their first days flight That was a piece of official foolishness to say the least It may also be partly to blame for a tragedy If the airmen are not the hope that they will be dwindled loss may very well be due to the delay in starting the search which was caused by the false report of their safety which was announced in Madrid Vessels along their line of flight which would otherwise have been alert to watch for them may have passed close by without noticing The naval vessels which started out 24 hours late to comb the sea between Europe and the Azores would have started sooner were it not for that bragging false hood of the de Rivera government And even five hours in the case of a plane forced down on the Atlantic may spell the difference be tween life and death A flimsy airplane is quickly battered to pieces by the sea but it will float its hu man cargo for a few hours Help in time will save hours late it might as well never be attempted PEACE IN INDUSTRY OOME of the most vital changes in the new world in which we are living are changes which we little notice For example the newspapers used to have much to print about strikes and other unhappy de velopments in industry We rarely hear of strikes now in the United States When the more intelligent employers came to their senses and realized that high wages and reasonable hours meant contented men and women with money and a more widely distributed prosperity It took generations for em pyera to arrive at this iA large clothing manufacturing concern many years ago let its employes have 7500000 worth of stpck at a reduced figure Recently on their fiftieth anniversary the principal owners of this concern gave their employes the chance to buy more stock at one third the market price This amounted to a gift of The day of slavery Is long past This is an indus trial age of coworkers IT MUST BE CONSTRUCTIVE CJOME preachers who pride themselves that they do not preach an outworn theology and beliefs that are fading out of mind have not succeeded In build ing up a philosophy of life that is sufficiently appeal ing or constructive to appeal to young people in this changed world in which we live An attack on old beliefs a declaration in favor of modern opinions In mere generalities or a weak nega tive preaching are worse than useless in this day when boys and girls ask more questions than their fathers and mothers did The oldfashioned Sunday school lesson and the old fashioned preaching do not meet todays problems and todays needs But neither does negative preachlngor the expression of trite generalities Itis the principal business of the pulpittoday to show that Christianity is not a dogma or a system of religion but a way of life DWIGHT MORROW AGAIN TT IS said that Dwight Morrow American ambassa dor played a large part in smoothing out the dif ferences and getting the government and the church together in Mexico Mr Morrow is becoming one ofth brightest lights in the diplomatic verj lucky break for a country which has to choose its dip lomats on the basis of their financial ability to main tain the dignity of the post JMASONCITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE OLD HOME TOWN THREE By Stanley Did you ever write a letter to Frederic J Has Kln There Is no charge except 2 cents In coin or stamps for return postage Address Frederic J Haskm Director the GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C next Q Where are the most licensed pilots A A A In California New York Illinois Michigan Q Did the Dawes plan fix the total sura of Germanys liability M j A No It provided a transition period during which payments were increased from year to year with the 1l28192 The Plan establishes i be and revises the Dawes plan s schedule of payments so as to place the amount more certainly within Germanys ability to pay The total of payments has been fixed at 2T000000 000 An Enow 1837 and sunny What is the average life of an auto F S n more than seven years Q What rovcnuc does the government ret from the sale of cigarets A 5301752588 In taxes bacco ThLr pertcent of the total collected on to capita consumption of cigarets was 5381 grcatest coal fields A North America Europe and Asia have the PURPOSE IS ESSENTIAL A POOR old and in despair asked a man on a sidestroet if he might sleep in the barn He lay down on his lowly pallet and in the morning he was dead One wonders just where and how and why this old man started in ths direction that led tothe hay loft where hp died Had he come quickly or had he crept little by little down the winding path that led to ignom inious death Every man all along the way in good health and fair circumstances has almost dally decisions to make daily turnsin the road to take or pass by The wor calamity that can befall a young man is to have n aim no purpose to be uncertain where he is goln and honf One wonders if this old man who died betwee night and morning in a barn at the end of the strec ever knew where he was going or just where h wanted to go A definite aim a sure are sign boards enough World The coal Chn vnpIf coa ea China are vast and of great promise but are still practicaly untouched North America surpasses a the continents in the extent and variety of itVfue supply and the United States leads the world in production There is little prospect of any country passmg it before that far distant day when the e or are W6U resoe of the United States are 518 per cent of the total for Does a persons mental equipment become set in the years immediately following youth BO that he does not learn easily or quickly J K A Formerly it was accepted that the apex of was passed somewhere around the s aow agree that adults learn more more interest and greater profit than do P J S thC susar market so depressed A It may be largely attributed to the fact that f tendency today to eliminate or at least greatly reduce sugar in our daily diet Women in en kflJS fitting sugar in their i down on pastries n1 subsUtutJnar the raw salads and vege leaa a years ago it was grandmothers Jar rnnvtiiniiir rC Jdr in that condition constantly Then too whereas it was formWly th custom for every housewife to bake her own bread ana caKes those commodities are purchased from bak fArL i 5 use lDS3 anc mflk formerly tho casowithhomc cooking THAT BOY WHAT A FIEKY TH OLD MAMS ARE NICE ToDAY MRS PRUNCE V YASSAM11 WATCHING YOUNG FEOJEfeANOTHWS YOUVE FELL OV0R YOL3 DO IT OLD HONEST JOHN CAME MIGHTY NEAR HIS TEMPER WITH MIS NEW DELIVERY BOY TORAV Cannon Takes Wheelers Post as Dry Army Chief McBride Will Continue to Have the Titles but Real Authority to Rest in Bishop Diet and Health By Lulu Uliut Peters 31 D Address inquiries lo Dr fclcrs cure GlobeGazelle ami cnclosa iSSr ifc j cnvcInPcSE mo as evidence of JcJd 10 CEnls l wish Reducing and Gaining Pamphlcl FAT ALWAYS JOLLY YOU remember Mrs W who weighed 255 lost V 91 pounds in eight months and was restored to normal health She was but 29 and at 25 her menses had ceased and she was thot to have a premature menopause But after losing 38 pounds she became normal after four years suppres sion She wanted to continue to lose at the rate of pounds a week until she got down to nor mal weight and asked me how many calories she would have to use daily I told her she woult have to determine that by herseli by keepingtrack of her calories for three or four weeks and then averaging her calories and her loss Here are some excerpts from her second letter which came today Dear Doctor Before I got your answer J had already found out for how many calories I 1V4 pounds a to 1400 but to 3 pounds a DR LULU HUNT PETERS needed to reduce week I increased found I lost week on that so I increased thorn to 1700 and found I would lose t pounds which is what I want I have already pounds more so my total loss now is 103 pounds count my I found that the Unngs that had been running them up and therefore pastrv and T T t cj tlllU i have reduced so much I dont crave these any Tf have candy around without touching it nd furthermore if I feel I do want some Im able IT AMOUNTS TO FANATICISM TT IB difficult to see wherein the radical action o John B Hammond of Des Motaea in seekingto stop of near beer can work toward the curbing cf the liquor flow Like many of the acts of this pro fesslonal reformer it smacks of fanaticism And thi case of prohibition should not rest on fanaticism That near beer is used for purposes Is not to he accepted aa a reason for banishing it This Is true of other soft drinks Even water has been used for this purpose Any fairminded person knows that the eighteenth amendment was not designed to re strict the use of clearly nonintoxicating beverages To take the position that it doesand act accordingly Is to bring into tlie prohibition enforcement field an element of unreasonableness that cannot but redound to the detriment of the eighteenth amendment and the principle for which it stands INVESTIGATING CANCER A RESOLUTION recently introduced in the U S senate calls for the appointment of a committee to make an investigation looking toward the rre of The public health service and the National Academy of Sciences would be directed to cooperate JhJs Js a far more sensible and constructive resolu tion than most of those which are introduced for the purpose of bringing about investigations For the gov ernment to recognize the curse of cancer and to pre pare to cooperate with the scientific forces which are trying to better the condition of mankind is for gov ernment to be constructive and to set itself seriously at preat tasks BOBROADWAY By JOSEPH VAN RAALTE MEW YORK June 28The deal to place Billy Sun l Pictures struck TB f cures struck a snag The snag is Ma Sunday Ma came to New York tt sign papers that would have made an actor out of the evangelist While i m several talking pictures on Broad way Most of the voices were so bad she began to wonder just how Billy husky tones would register Sh didnt call the deal off but insisted that a test be made before the con tract was signed If Ma is satisfied that will be distributed wherevei English 13 understood The firat wil be the story of his life for which Contract or church Milton of two VAN RAALTE panies wuf milling per A L JOLSON visited a wellknown banker the other day and asked for a loan of some money How much asked the banker Oh ten dollars said Jolson had the was joshing him necessary papers drawn for a tendolla loan for one year at six per cent and then inquired How about security Jolson reached into his pocket and produced S10 000 hem and he banker accepted nem and the deal was consummated said to the you people rent safety deposit boxes up rePied the h 1 JtEep those lbonds for me hv tcn donar loan and be savine m HX me see about 940 Unlike most good stories this one is true JNDEft the New Dispensation the dance hall has V V r as the Milllon F huntmff Kfound Npt long agb another ftrfr t S Waa married t a Fifth aVenue dc artment store executive and still another was led to he altar by an official of the Rolls Royce Co o take some withoutgorging I found it helpful to have a household scale aud so r says I took your advice and saw my physician and he s lye accomplished Is wonderful and I nm um A am T Physical condition Wo one knows how happy I am My periods still come regularly and I cen work half thc llme enough to i was ys cranky My husband says I lost my mean dis position with my weight and that I look like chicken This of course gives me a smile I hope what I have done will encourage some others and I am eternally grateful to you Dr Peters for pointing the way MRS w wln encourage others Mrs W A weight reduction of 103 pounds is some feat and I rejoice with you for the benefits you have received a common ldea tlmt fat are goodna re goo tured because they are fat Theres no truth i goodnatured persons are St But more Si Persons who overeat will get fat wtt 0 D0 Md fume and therefore their digestions are better But Rettinir add the e Mrs W reverse as you have demonstrated Only hanHcapped physically but mentally They are continuously aware that they nil tbat thEy While they may HOL Dft fymrfnnntitt J n S are woud hn m fat than t0 St0re and for they fat Thla engenders Irregular menstruation or its entire suppression overwetent in women and overweight frequently the cause of sterility in both man I woman foods is an excellent idea especially measuring cream butter sweets and nuts Thank you very much for writing again Mrs W Those who need instructions on how to lose aln weight as successfully as did Mrs W may have our pamphlet on the subject by following column rules Peters Adventures J A Dnlly Rcdtlmn Story j By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT ON THEIR WAY TO NOWHERE THE energetic Mrs Spider hustled off to show her lazy if betternatured husband exactly where and how she wished him to build their house Peter wag left alone in the web and not feeling very comfortable cither m his cramped position Not being used to sit ting in webs he had gotten a crick in his back But he was curious to see the house Mr and Mrs Spider had talked so much about so he decided to stay where hft Urn a n1TlMnU1t f or a Uttle while and watch them mu What a good thing I am up here out oC their wav said Peter to himself If I was clown on the ground little as I am now those two would crawl ail over me Ha ha Arent they funny No wonder Peter laughed out loud With all thn room one would imagine they needed to keep out oC each others way Mr and Mrs Spider were having a terrible time of it Of course Mrs Spider took the llad and peering first under this leaf then under that twisted and turned so swiftly that she kept bump ing into her poor fat husband who did his best to keep up with her and followed too close on her trail Aly dear1 buzzed Sam Spider at last when he could stand her antics no longer My dear I do wish VhCve you aic when you are coming back You have stepped on my front claw three times already and it aches so I have to hold It up and crawl on my other seven It seems to me we are wasting time running jn circles and getting no Nothing of the sort Sam Spider answered Mrs Spider crossly If you hadnt been so lazy you would have had the location for our house all picked out and 1 wpuldnt have had to wear myself to shreds tryimr to find one Where is a good spot thats what Id like to know Sam Spider sighed Youve passed several buzzed he w meant high shoes of leather but now is simply the smart and spare accessories to a color scheme and of anything from paper to iietal After seeing cotton su perseded by silk there were mer chants who saw no future for ray on And corsets Priced from OSc to r and up Every lady wore one Then she didnt and almost passed several buzzed he wearflv Oh I an industry Then she went pshaw lets decide on something and bogin Come now I vanatlons awl now wears ixffo vuuv uuw three times as mnmr of n By CHARLES P STEWART AS H IN G T O N June James Cannon Jr is rapidly slipping Into the shoes occupied by the late Wayne B Wheeler Not officially to be sure Dr Francis Scott McBride doubtless w i 1 continue to direcl tbo AntiSaloon leagues Wash ington activities Air McBrida is by no means a failure He sim ply Is not a gen Wayne B Wheeler He lacks the veritable Xray political insight and the tremendous tireless virility of his remarkable predeces sor UTAYNE B WHEELER was pro hibltions Napoleon No wet movement got out of hand in his day for one single minute The instant it even was thot of he attacked it His attacks were so yet so tactically in moist rebellion never had time to gain any strength be fore he had squashed it Wayne B fought always on the offensive AntiSaloon leaguers were prohibitions shock troops when Wayne B Wheeler was in command Other dry organizations rallied around them The others were helpful They THE result of this not l friction but plain lack of team Is that prohibition is flehtitie defensively at present True it is fighting back It powerfully entrenched too da ccrertalnly ia n no Immediate Still it is on the wo ch wayne B Wheeler never would permitted to happen Everything else being equal ha as every great tactician does that the advantage In variably Is more or less with the at tacking so long as it can keen on attacking r QBVOUSLY the drys need a strong to regain the initiative for them Bishop Cannon looks like tha man It may not have occurred to tha bishop himself that he was dolne soquite likely he did it uncon sciously thru sheer force of cir he has been trend ing for quite n while to the direction of the dry leadership which has been vacant since Wayne B Wheelers NOT since Wayne B Wheelern lash Vllif thno 1 j last visit there has dry leader made a White House call that had any pep in tha other day when Bishbp Cannon was re ceived by President Hoover It was announced indeed that his call had no especial significance But that always was the an nouncement when Wayne B Wheel er called However every time aid call a prodry apurt of sort invariably followed For In stance it was Just after suci a szU supplied weight and numbers when President Harding got on required The AntiSaloon league water WRenn with Wayne B as the whole outfits generalissimo remained the entire bodys combatant nucleus THIS is not now the case The AntiSaloon league today is only one division of the dry army imong several It probably la noc the best disciplined or most formid able Authority is scattered No single Individual is recognized as prohibitions grand Wayne B Wheeler was Not that IB was formally so recognizad It was tacit Perhaps that was better than a more formal recognition He led by virtue of his unqualified abil ity to lead water wagon rvIRECTLY following Bishop Can nons call President Hoover Is sued his statement deploring recent wetanddry tragedies but putting It up to border communities to Jend a hand toward law enforcement in order to stop them It may have been only coinci dence all the same ft was mighty reminiscent of Wayne B Wheeler days There Is no blinking It prohibi tion enforcements tendency Ja to slacken unless it Is kept punched up constantly Wayne B Wheeler sure ly did a red hot rcoker Bishop Cannon promises to be as capable at it aa Wayne B was OTHER EDITORS I Now SHE York News There once were dress buyers who said that no decent woman would wear knee length dresses But decent women went from long shirts to bare legs in 10 years Footwear once wife imko up your mind cant you 1 When T get good and rendy snapped Mrs Spider Don t you try to hurry nor worry me Sam or Ill bite you Overhearing their squabbles and watching Uielv antics Pcler forgetting where ho was leaned too far over and laughed loo hard ana almost tumbled out of the web EARLIER AYS 1000 Two bids for the new Main street concrete arch three times as many at three times Ihe price Underwear used to be cotton or woolen and the leg length ImnnMln r was very important Modornis tic furniture afforded sensational magazine pictures And the furni lure trade said Nobody is ever go ing lo want the goofy lookinsr square stuff But it is stocked in every furniture store today Color came into the kitchen the bathroom the basement and every crossroads hardware store has had lo carry six colors of the same cot fee pot and paring knife And you may remember the time when toppy hats were always in radio was a toy 9Sc was the upstairs lim it for cosmetics didnt POEMS THAT LIVE THE IJTTIE ROSE IS DUST MY DEAR Grace Hazard Conkllng The little rose Isdust my dear The elfin wind is gone That sang a song of silver words And cooled our hearts with dawn And what is left to hope my dear Or what is left to say Thc rose the little wind and you Have gone so far away V Iuv Ull UUIIl iletcd bridge including retaining walls wings fillimr amp posts etc N M Stark Des Moines Illinois Bridge company Chicago 520700 Henry Fcrze company and Advance Construction company VVaterloo 535950 The latter bid wag on the bridge alone 515950 and it Is possible that bid will be ac cepted and the retaining wall and grading be given to ocal labor under the supervision of the board The Ad vance Construction company bid Is regarded as a fair figure for the work Friday will be Mason City day at the circuit races ana the stores and shop keepers merchants and busi nessmen generally have signed the agreement lo close heir stores from 1 to 6 oclock p m of that day that heir clerks and employes may enjoy the races if they desire Patrons of the stores should keep this in mind Charles Poshusta returned Sunday from Washing ton D C where he was at the graduation of his son Walter and spent a day or two looking over the capitol He was present in the house as well as thc senate chamber when those bodies convened saw all the notables of Washington outside the president tallied with Congressman Haugen and Secretary Wil son and took in the marvels of the historic city with keen delight County Attorney Robinson has leased the John Baker cottage for a few days and will enjoy an out ing at the lake The ministerial association of thc city and countv will go to Clear Lalte Wednesday for the annual out Ing The Occident club left for the lake this afternoon for their regular picnic They will have a fish supper and a The market basket today may be filled with home grown strawberries canteloupea watermelons cher ries all kinds and sorts of garden products and what not The home grown strawberries which appeared yesterday are selling at 15 cents the box Thc crop is She gets what She wants Sh f vo one turns queer dea3 into commercial nstitulionn and established insti tutions into antiquated illusions She sends trade customs crashing and makes merchandising a round And you manufacturers and mer you had fun the last 30 years You make and stock what she wants too or your busi ness takes an alarming kick lu the slats TOO MANY TRAVELING Nora Springs Advertiser rue chain store is already losing some of JLS terrors for thp inr0i 1I THE FRONT DRIVE Sioux City Journal Automobila manufacturers are interested in UIB possibilities of the front wheel drive a method of applying the power to the forward wheels of the car In stead of the rear ones as has been the practica to date This may be the next development in motor car building and its strongest claim Ja said to be greater handling at high USIBMB It has taught the indepen dent merchants that they mus adopt business methods in buying as wen wen tthc independent merchant neen that he docs not buy He is supporting an army of travel ing men from 1 dozen wholesale houses who duplicate each others work It has been proved that the cost of getting goods from the job bers who support a fleet of sales men or drummers which is n more appropriate name for them Is greater than the retailer gets for selling his wares to the public A number of organizations have rown up within the last year or two and have completed organiza tions and plans by which n part of Tha front wheel drive may be compared In a degree to the air plane The plane is not pushed but pulled by the propeller The screw in a ships stern pushes the vessel and the rear wheels of the modern motor car act the same way In the front wheel drlva the entire car is pulled along the road nnd because of this centralization of the power unit in front certain difficulties ara safd to have been overcome The pulling of an airplane Into the air pressure gives it steadiness in control A propeller at the stern a piano would tend to disturb balance in handling The front wheel drive wouldact largely to in crease steadiness A falling objects heavier end comes down first and the direction therefore is more con sistent To make the front end of a motor car the heavier one with ths power applied there would give t greater steadiness Side sway of the rear such as is now found in ft good many cars would be absent m the front wheel drive according engineers 1 DOING THE BIGHT THING Cednr Falls Record Some of the wot newspapers do not seem to un derstand that so long as there is a prohibition law it Is the duty of tha federal government to enforce It that It also Is tho duty of the state governments to cooperate in that enforcement In tho past there haa been no great effort on the part of the federal government to enforce the prohibition law If President The Hoovers administration is making serious bonaflde attempts toward enforcement it should receive pub lic approval The presidents Inter cession for modification of enforce ment policies is commendable and looks like a step in the right direc must not extra large but good as to quality One of the diversions of the week ot the races vill a wrnmno which wil hc of here on h will be between Bminf11 C secn thU ff of Algona Both are in training this unnecessary overhead has been cut but the general jobber still on to his old methods even in plainly to tion his shoulders rests that re sponsibility It is gratifying to sea him accept it and then try to dis charge his duty with respect to it in a manner satisfactory to the ma jority oC the people ONEMINUTE PULPIT Blessed are the undefiled in the way who walk in the law of the Lord Blessed are they that keep his testimonies and that seek him with the whole exix l ;