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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 27, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE WEDNESDAY MAR 27 29 A Lee Syndicate Newspaper Office 121123 East State Street 27 23 and M Telephone Numbers WILL P MUSEEditor W EARL HALLManaging Editor LEE P LOOM1SBusiness Manager CERRO GORDO CO REPUBLICAN Established 1861 Weekly Globe Established May 18S2 Daily Globe Established October 1890 The Mason City Times Founded in 1S70 Issued Every Week Dey Afternoon by MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANY MEMBER OP THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press exclusively entitled to tha use for publication ot all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited in this paper and also all local news published herein 1 Paper in he City and County Dally Daily per year SUBSCRIPTION RATES per 15 Outside of Mason City and Clear Lake Dally per year by Dally per weok by carrier 15 Dally tier year by mail400 0 months 3 months 1 month50 Outslrlo 100 mile zone daily per year600 6 months 3 months Advertising Hates Furnished on Application Katered at tha PostoHtcu at Mason City Iowa SsccraU Class Matter 1 God offers to every mind Its choice between truth and O TORGESONS RESTRICTING BILL IF THE redistricting plans submitted thus far none has more to commend it than that proposed by S M Torgeson of Worth county It calls for single county districts 23 twocounty districts and 13 three county districts Southern Iowa would have 25 sen ators northern Iowa 24 senators eastern Iowa 25 senators and western Iowa 25 senators Northern Iowa would have 6 single county districts southern Iowa 8 eastern Iowa 10 and western Iowa 4 All in all theres an admirable balance maintained The district which now consists of Kossuth Em met Palo Alto Clay and Dickinson would be split into two consisting of Kossuth and Em met counties and the other consistingof Dickinson Clay and Palo Alto There Is probably no more elo quent example of the need of revising the senatorial map than this 5county district with its total popula tion of 80000 Cerro Gordo county would be a district unto itself Hancock and Franklin would be joined by Wright in a iiew district Winnebago Worth and Mitchell would remain the same Floyd Howard and Chlcka saw would constitute a district as would Butler Bremer and Grundy Hamilton and Hardln would be east together in a district as would Pocahontas and Humboldt This latter combination incidentally would be the smallest In population 27971 of any in the ruxstate j wil What the ultimate fate of the TorgesonElls worth bill will be remains to be seen Up to this time the has shown little inclination to change to such Cerro Gordo MMfWeteter to shire with other counties Equitable representation is a duty Imposed upon by the constitution Our country Is founded on the principle embodied In this Idea For Iowa to delay action longer on this long overdue pro cedure is nothing short ot shameful Surely there Is little about the situation to inspire much confidence BELLAMY THE PROPHET rpDWARD BELLAMY a great thinker a man with vision to see far beyond his times wrote years ago a book called Looking Backward He saw a better world and he made others see it Not long ago a committee at Teachers college Columbia recommended a plan that had been set forth long agT by Edward Bellamy in a book that many thot was merely the work of an impractical dreamer Among the plans of Bellamys Utopia was one for centrally located Kitchens which would furnish small communities thus relieving housewives of some of their drudgery This idea now has the O K of a most modern committee Men who think far ahead of their fellows usually have to suffer a kind of martyrdom They are laughed at Sometimes they are called crazy Some times they are locked up Sometimes they are cruci fied In the end the rank and fjje of us reap the re wards of their vision HIGHER AND HIGHER TITALTER CHRYSLER Iowas own motor millionaire is building a structure 68 stories high ruBning from one New York street to another It is costing 515000000 It will be tho highest building on eartl inhabited by man What next and whither As soon as somebody builds Ka Biltmorc along comes somebody clsa and puts up a Triltmorc Unless we find oul what we are building for unless we learn what its al about will these structures fall upon us and destroy us THE OLD HOME TOWN By Stanley Boys who used to slink away to the haymow to read Nick Carter are now sitting in the parlor reading the same thing or worse in a better binding at 52 a copy If the bustle does come back what Is going to happen to the rumble seat roadsters What do you need to know Is there some point about your business or personal life that puzzles j you Is thoro something you want to know with out delay Submit your question to Frederic J Haskln director of our Washington information bureau He is employed to help you Address your inquiry to the GiobcGuzctlo Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C and incloso 3 cents in coin or stamps for return postage Q What Is tho correct pronunciation of vita phone E M L A The i Is long accent on first syllable Q Where does the heaviest rainfall in the world occur J D A On the southern slopes of the Himalaya moun tains The average annual precipitation Is about 500 inches Q How many 2cent stamps are used daily H Pi A Approximately 35000000 Q I have lived In tho United States 20 years and I am a citizen of the United States My brotherinlaw llves in Italy I would like to know if he could come to the United States and also my cousinlnIaw lives in Argentina South Amer ica Could he come here T M A It will be necessary for the persons mentioned by you to obtain passports from their native govern ment have them viseed by the nearest American con sul aai enter the United States for permanent real dence in the regular quota allotted to the land of their birth An alien desiring to enter the United States by way of South America must have resided there for a period of two years before he is eligible for entry into the United States We regret to inform you thi there is nothing you can do to expedite matters Q Where do the marines learn to fly air planes E S A At Pensacola field Florida Q Who was the first white man to see Niag ara falls H K A For many years Father Hennepin was known first white man to see Niagara falls but recent research has revealed the fact that French mission aries and explorers reached the fails before him La Salle made his first expedition to Niagara to 1669 Q Why Is cwt used as the abbreviation for hundredweight J E B A The C is the Roman sympol for 100 and wf is a shortened form of weight Q What languages are spoken hi Switzer land O A A German spoken by 71 per cent of the people French by 21 per cent and Italian by 6 per cent Other languages are Romanshe and Ladin By the federal constitution of 1848 and 1874 German French and Italian are recognized as national languages in legislatures on the part of the people MRS COOLIDGES SUCCESSOR AN INTERESTING light on the character of Mrs Herbert is supplied by a writer in the New York Times who tells how during the Boxer rebellion when she and her young engineer husband were living as first white man to see Niagara falls but recent In northeastern China sha surprised a group of mu tinous soldiers In the act of looting her home In stead of screaming she faced them down and com pelled them to leave Correspondents who traveled with the Hoovers on their trip to South America following the election have recalled In terms of praise how Mrs Hoover watched with a solicitous care over a sailor who had to be operated on while the ship was rolling and plung ing In a gale It was a genuine motherly interest Then there ia this recollection of an incident that had Iowa for Its setting After Mr Hoover had made his West Branch speech last summer they motored to Cedar Rapids On the way Mrs Hoover caught sight of a little boy on crutches waving a tiny flag She stopped the car went over to tho child patted him on the head and said something that made him smile In this as In other cases there was nothing theatrical about the ect It was the simple response to a natural Impulse kif So much for the human side of the first lady i Her Intellectual measure may be drawn from tha fact that she tolled over Agrlcolaa books on metals l written In medieval Latin and produced translation that has not beensurpassed Since her marriage to Mr Hoover this Iowa girl has traveled to tha ends of the earth Like her husband she is a cosmopolite to a greater extent than anybody who ever presided over the white house social affairs It would be difficult to pay a higher compliment than to say that In every way she bids fair to be a worthy successor to Mrs Coolidge Iowa is going to be proud of Its Lou Henry TO THOSE WHO DIDNT VOTE CITYS It can be called that Your BROADWAY By falter WincheH And Mine call the city manager form of government has gone into Its second phase The argument that with out the attraction of remuneration no able citizens J would be publicspirited enough to seek places on the council has been answered This was true two years ago when the adoption shortly before of the new form of government had kindled a live interest and It wag true In the campaign and election just past when the fire of interest had died down to the ember state As a matter of fact the three or four thousand eligible voters who didnt concern themselves enough with the citys government to go to the polls are getting a city council far more sincere and able than they deserve This willingness of citizens to serve faithfully aware that a slap in the face is often the only reward for a job well the primary guarantee of EUC pess for the city manager government Pretty largely it has eliminated the jobhunters who were the bane of the old system T BW YORK March This Town of Ours Clare Brlggs who grosses 250 Gs annually has to pay 40 of it to be single again The New Yorker pays ten fish apiece for cap tions to Soglowa gablnthesewer drawings The Nelson Hydes Thyra Samter Wlnslow are on a Mediterranean tour shelving litrit choor because he cleaned up on Ana conda Copper The Nunnally Hurftmg Johnsons will Paree it in April Alicia Patterson whose pappy owns Liberty hawked her recent flying article to two other mags before Lib erty gobbled it Diplomats and People Like That say that Coolidge will succeed Morrow if the Mex sitch A STAR of a current hit show who is pretty busy making movietones phonograph records personal appearances and testimonials for nationally advertised products was asked to write a story on thrift for n local eveningrag now running a thrift contest The star consented and then decided that ho could not spare the time He turned the job over to a poet friend who was visiting him in his dressing room The poet who is out of work and has enough re jection slips to paper his walls wrot a stirringarticle on how to make and save money It won first prize ALLEN the reviewer is reminded of an typical Rennold Wolf sarcasm When F Ray Comstock produced a play called Nobody the very brief drama notice preparcr said of the show Who Goes There Nobody And when a piece called The Evangelist opened it the Criterion he panned it mercilessly Two weeks later he poked it again in his column with this crack There was such a crowd on Broadway last night that wo persons were accidentally pushed into the Cri terion theater FOR AM HOUR BY HECK 30IU IN RIGHT W T DOKl SEEM TOSET KINK our EM PR1SCILLA STATION AGiENT DAP KEYES FELL NEAR A HOT STOVE WHILE HIS WERE SOAWWS AFTER ALLHOME REMEDIES HE MAKES THIS Diet and Health By Lnln Hunt Peters M D Address Inquiries to Dr Peters care GlobeGazette and enclOM silfadiJtewtd envelope Sign your name ai ot food faith Send 10 ctnta m coin ii you wish Reducing tad Gaining Pamphlet ORANGES AND KIDNEY TROUBLE you consider oranges harmful to one who has kidney trouble My mother thinks that even one orange a day makes her worse They are listed in all diet lists and we love them H While oranges and other citrous fruits are acid to the taste this acid is aa organic acid wlifch is completely oxidized in tha body leaving alkaline salts with which it is combined so the final reaction of these fruits is alkaline The acid of the tomato is the same They should not In any way irri tate the kidneys However it occasionally happens that for perhaps some unknown reason a food or medication that is perfectly assimilated by most with no ill effects will have some undesirable reaction on a very few These have what is known as an idiosyncrasy to these foods or med ications Jt may be possiblo that your mother has an idiosyncrasj Peters Ad ventures A Daily Bedtime Story j By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT HIDING IN MUSKRATS DOORWAY PETER haa been in Blrdiand too long to be a bit surprised at this sudden departure of Mr Drake with his family The boy had grown quite use to having his best friends fly off and leave him without a word of fare just as unexpectedly as they haa arrived upon the scene But he couldnt get over feeling a little lonely every time that it happened Somehow Peter just hated to be left behind and once more he wished as he had many times before that he had wlnga so that he could have flown along with Danny Drake and his family It would have been such fun to have gone even a little way with them on the Southern trail Peter wandered mournfully along1 the bank of the pool and was just beginning to feel sorry for himself which as every body knows is a very foolish thing to do when he re New Agriculture Chief Is Good Listener Now Course of His Department More in Doubt Than That of Other Cabinet Members Says Stewart EDITORS NOTE Tho elev enth ot a scries of word por traits of members of President Hoovers cabinet By C1IAKLES P STEWART A S HINGTON March very welt to blame the boss grumbled tho ag depart official spokesman in be half of Secretary Arthur M Hyde for being the slowest of all the new cabinet mem bers to tell troubles to newspapers I know his the the others threw their doors open to tho reporters the and first hes thing stalled Its hardly tust the same them off for two weeks a fair comparison continued the spokes does Secretary of LULU HUNT PETERS M D to oranges but this is very unusual We have an article on Kidney Inflammations if you arc Interested Is nothing I can recommend to re il duce overlarge breasts except a general reduction The reason for this is that the breasts in late life not infrequently are the seat of cancer ie there has been some injury to them and massage heavy enough to produce a lessening in their size might possibly injure them Then if it happened that there were already cancer beginnings massage would stimulate them and cause a scattering of the cancer cells For this reason any one who has a lump in the breast or elsewhere should not be continuously examining it to see if it haa brown larger or smaller but should immediately go to have it examined by an expert physician While you say that the other parts of your body have reduced enough you are still considerably over weight and when you get down to normal most of the fat In your breasts will have disappeared Have you our reducing and gaining instructions If not better send for our pamphlet on the subject r AXATIVES and purgatives have lost all effect on J we unless it is one that I have never tried be fore and some times even then they do not work regardless of the fact that I have never taken much medicine Can you tell me why it is that they have lost all effect on me Enemas are tho same MRS J It Is a physiologic law that stimulants too often repeated or in too large doses become depressants Mrs J We can consider it a protest of Nture because Jt Is unnatural to use them Cathartics should be taken when there in any poi sonous substance Ingested or any other reason why a sudden cleaning out is necessary and should be con sliered aa a medicine rather than a dally habit Kellogg believes that dally small enemas are riot harmful but it seems to me that theso also are an un natural process altho they are undoubtedly less harm ful than constant physic taking The bowels should be regulated by diet and exercise Wo have articles on Constipation Balanced Diet and the Atonic Abdominal Wall which gives some splen did exercises for the trunk muscles NcTt Answers lo Brothers POEMS THAT LIVE FORBEARANCE Ralph W Emerson 1803188S Hast thou named all the birds without a gun Loved the woodrose and left it on its stalk At rich mens tables eaten bread and pulse Unarmed faced danger with a heart of trust And loved so well a high behavior In man or maid that thou from speech refrained Nobility more nobly lo repay O be my friend and teach me to be thine 1UHAT man Commerce Lament answer when the correspondents ask him abount HIS policies Why he says hes going o carry on exactly like President Hoover when he was commerce sec everybodys satisfied Or Secretary Good or Secretary the war and navy de partments Oh they intend to keep on getting the soldiers and sailors ip bright and early every morning buttons polished their shoes shlned and all that Or Postmaster General Brown The moils will be delivered regular s aa usual The customary collec ioas will be made Perhaps If the lew chlec wants to be sensational he promises to improve the quality of stickum on stamps quotfi the spokesman let L a caller walk in on Arthur M Hyde and inquire Mr Secretary whats your agricultural relief pro gram What In heck is HE to say Secretary Hyfle has notfound the correct solution to this problem yet Ho frankly confessed as much when finally he began letting the Wash ington chroniclers In Or rather as he expressed it it would be pre mature to enter into a discussion of farm relief now It was a fortnight almost to an hour following formal announce ment of his appointment before the first press representative was per mitted to pass the new secretarys official portals In the main agri alized himself how useless this was Peter had never had many boys nor girls to play with and he had gotten into the habit of talk ing to himself and now he said right out loud culture departmental building at the foot of Thirteenth street on the Mai then admission waa predfc cated upon tho understanding that the subject of farm relief waa taboo It must be owned that this stipu lation made conversation with Sec retary Hyde rather difficult Insect talk not be in season for another month or two The Mlssourian s not a specialist on agronomy like his predecessor ex Secretary Jardine He as skittishly as if agricultural relief had been from a question concerning the possible Joss of certain farm markets thru the workings of tho prohibition law The upshot was that the inter view as an Interview fell pretty flat XjOT much remains but to tell hovr 1 the new secretary of agriculture looks For one thing1 he is the cabinet 52 years old He is quite a tall angular rangy ndividual clad on tho occasion in question in modest navy blue His hair is thinning ho Classes and his face Is deeply which was true of Secretary Sar dines also They two are not un Ike Secretary Hydes photographs ook somewhat morose but ho la not at all so In the con trary as sociable as a man can be expected to be who evidently feara each word ho utters may blow up and wreck all Washington south of Pennsylvania avenue from the peace monument to the Lincoln memorial HE must be naturally talkative too Anyway tho originally a lawyer ie has long been in tho life insur ance calling not gener ally regarded as likely to breed tacl urnity According to exSenator Jim Reed and Secretary Hyde both are from Kansas latter haa reat oratorical gifts The exsen ator once described him as a steam whistle To quote him exactly he said A steam whistle on a fertl izer plant but only tho steam whistle partof it is particularly ger mane T seems that last winter the Mta sourion visited Florida on a little outing It happened to be whlln Mr Hoover was there The mid westerner called to pay hla respects Being quite exgov was Invited to stay for dinner It was up to him to entertain ing BO he talked He talked mosth fie addi tion to his law practice and his in surance business they Bay he talked wonderfully As the story goes round In Wash ington that is how Arthur M Hyde comes to ba secretary of agricul ture OTHER EDITORS What a silly fellow I am There is no use sighing for teeth when one has only a gizzard as the birds would say Since I have no wings nor feet that are webbed never will I can do is to make the best of the two legs that are mine and make them take me as far and fast as they will I wish to goodness that I had neither webbed feet nor wings quacked a distressed voice at his feet They are to blame for my being In such a dreadful fix Running to the edge of the pool the boy knelt down and peered into the water At first Peter saw THE BOV KNELT DOWN AND PEERED INTO THE WATER nothing but to surprise the surface near the shore was glazed with ice Drake had said that it soon mould be but Peter had had no idea that it would happen so quickly Then as Peter looked more carefully among the grasses near the bank the boy caught sight of a round hole that he knew at once was the doorway to Mr Miiskrats home and he was almost sure he saw a pointed bill that he was certain did not belong to that gentleman himself sticking out of the entrance As he stared however It disappeared Peter glanced away for a second and when he looked back there it was again He rubbed his eyes Were they playing him tricks Next Call for Help EARLIER DAYS MARCH Z1 1909 Plans are practically made for two new houses to be built by J F Kuppinger and one by F H Gage These buildings will be on the north side of tho city and modem in every way The third of the old build ings on State which formed tho Yellow Spot cluster was removed last night at midnight and will be at its new location on East State before tomorrow The Womans Union of the Congregational church will meet with Mrs Ebcrhart and Mrs Grippen at the home of Mrs 13berhart Friday afternoon at The plans for tho proposed City National bank are in the hands of the bank officials having been recently received from the designer of the building Tho exter ior drawing shows n most unique and novel plan one which for utility and yet rich and solid appearance is not equalled in north Iowa and some say in any part of e state Mason City plutocrats sat up and took notice Fri day evening at some hot shots delivered by J E E vfarkley at a town meeting at the Parker opera houae n the interest of A H Cummlngs for mayor when he quoted n city akierman as saying that the city coun cil oC Mason City was aware of at least worth of property upon which little if any taxes were paid The declaration was met by the big audience that made standing room a premium at the meeting with aston shmcnt but after jrettimr their breath it applauded to the echo DIVORCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA Robert Oiuilen creator of Aunt Hat in Fountain Inn Tribune Di virce is impossible in South Caro lina If it were persons weary of matrimony could make an end of It as easily us people do In Nevada do not believe half a dozen couple In this community would part There aro unfaithful husbands and possibly unfaithful wives There are quarrels A few men abuse their families The married people in short are much like mar ried people everywhere else But when two young people of this community take one another for better or worse they begin their married life with the ambition to get ahead They buy nice furniture usually on the installment plan and when that is paid for they begin to save for a home People who share selfdenial and ambition and plan and achieve to gether arc bound more closely than any other tio could bind them And possessions acquired with great difficulty and owned in com mon aro not lightly surrendered It Is one thing to leave a partner with whom one has quarreled and quite another to surrender the pos sessions acquired by years of labor and selfdenial What is more Jt Is fashionable in this town to have children and love them It is childless life in furnished apartments that encourages divorce Very few couples separate after building a home and planting trees and making a playhouse for child ren PRESIDENTIAL HANDSHAKES Cedar Itapids Giizotic Citizens will bo glad that Mr Hoover has curtailed presidential handshaking Heretofore it has been the custom for the president to receive at noon each day a long line oC tourists and sightseers who woulrl file by and shake his hand Mr Coolidge broke all rccordn at this sorl of thing The first dny he wan ir office he shook Jmndi with 3000 persons He once had to carry his hanci in H sling af ter an especially strenuous day with nlrbnghnndcd tourists Mr Coolidge held that every citi zen who called at he white house was entitled to sec the president and shake hamis with him so never would agree to abolition of the prac tice On just what ground It cnitlr be argued convincingly Hint a pres ident should make a side of himself is nnt clear As a matter of fact the chief executives time in I roost valuable and there seems to ba no valid reason for wasting It to gratify idle curiosity Mr Hoover is Bald to feel that the practice Is both wasteful of time undignified and Accordingly he will grant tha handshaking privil ege only twlco a week Perhaps he eventually will abolish It That is what should be done IJNDYS MARRIAGE Charles City Press It is announc ed that Colonel Lindbergh and Miss Anne Morrow will be married In leafy June an event in which the whole world will bo Interested Grouches may sneer but all tha world loves a lover and everybody is interested in Lindys love affair Ho is the great American boy tho nations hero Fellowship of f Prayer Daily Holy Week Devotion Prepared by tho Rev Clarence H Wilson D D for Commission on Evangelism of Federal Coun cil of the Churches of Christ In America Copyright 1929 MY Theme for the Week MASTER AND BROTHER Memory Verso for Wednesday I havo yet many things to say unto you but ye cannot bear them now John Read John to 21 MEDITATION This day in our Lords last week Is a day of silence so far as the records inform us The surmise that He spent the day in se clusion with the disciples or in tho home in Bethany is plausible It would be in keeping with His serene untroubled spirit He had yet many things to say but it was not neces sary to say everything Ho was going away but the Comforter was coming The future would still have access to dlvino guidance So I must still look for the unsaid things which past ages roulcl not bear or under stand There is more truth to break forth Nor wilt it all come to me or my time T also may be untroubled and unafraid Divine guidance will not fail the future na it has not failed the past PRAYER Almighty God who in Thy providence hast made all agea a preparation for the kingdom of ihy Son wo beseech Thee to mako ready our hearts for the brightness of Thy glory and the fulness of Thy blessing in Christ Jesus our Lord Amen ;