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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE A Lee Syndicate 121123 East State Street Telephone 27 28 and 29 WILL F MUSEEditor W EARL HALL Managing Editor P LOOMIS Business Manager CERKO GORDO COUNTY REPUBLICAN Established 1861 Weekly Globe Established May 1882 Daily Globe Established October 1890 The Mason City Times Founded in 1870 Issued Every Week Day Afternoon by MASON CITX GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANY MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press exclusively entitled to the use lor publication of all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited in this paper and also all local news published herein Official Paper in the City and County SUBSCRIPTION RATES per year y per week J5 Outside of Mason City and Clear Lake ily per year by ily per week by carrier 15 ily per year by mail400 months 3 months 1 month50 Outside 100 mile zone daily per year 600 6 months 3 months Advertising Rates Furnished on Application Entered at the Postoffice atMason City Iowa aa Second Class Matter i A friend is as it were a second self v DEBENTURE PLAN DEFINED TTiNTIRELY independent of its chances of becoming a part of the legislative relief program for agri incidentally we believe it has the export debenture plan is an interesting proposal in economics In effect it draws off from the tariff revenue of the government an amount equal to half the tariff on the exported surplus of certain agricultural prod ucts The exporter of suchproducts receives a de benture or credit memorandum for half of the im port duty fixed on his product which is salable to an importer having duty to pay and will be accepted by the government in payment 8V duty So the ex porter gcts the equivalent of cash which is paid by the government in deductions from tariff receipts That is the machinery How it would affect the wellbeing of the farmer and how it would affect the balance of trade conditions in the country probably are matters that probably could not be determined without trial Our suspicion is that Americans are not destined to know for some time at least If thefarmer were himself the exporter it might ct t considerable aid to him But by the time the of tho export debenture was spread over the three or four hands thru which farm products pass jljcfpre it actually gets to the farmer it is reasonable toi the thereVwould be Boroia material deductions wheat for example would be Increased In price the full itmtiunt of the export debenture allowance on each bushel In point of fact the debenture plan Is an cx pcVt subsidy no matter how it be called The important matter right now Is to make a start tcfvard legislative relief President Hoover has let It y known that he is dead set against the debenture plau To include it in a bill is to hazard the entire pro gram T J B Robinson of the third district has summed up the as well as anybody up to this time in his address before the house in behalf of the presidents measure The present bill does not go as farin its con trol of the marketing of farm surpluses as I would desire but it is a good start It may not prove to be all we need but it is something on which to build For some years we have been de manding more and getting less I accept and support it aa the best that we can now obtain in the hope and belief that in the future congress will supply anything that may be found to be lacking in the present bill and that the future of agriculture and the Independent in dividual farmer will be assured Conceivably at a later time tho debenture pro vision may wisely be added to the agricultural relief program It plainly is an export subsidy seeking tu give to farming benefits such as have come to indus try thru a tariff on imports But for the present the important thing as the Hampton representative has put it is to make a start AMBITION COMES FIRST p MATTER how many desirable qualities your boy T seems to lack you need not be sadly concerned un less he lacks ambition If he does not seem to have the ambition to be somebody and to get somewhere something ought to be done about anything can be done On the island of St Croix in the Virgin Isles the great American statesman Alexander Hamilton be gan to succeed when he 11 Left alone at that age he got a job in a general store He worked until 4 oclock in the afternoon and then went to a teacher He was so good a clerk that at 13 when his master went away for a visit young Hamilton was left in chargeof the business When he was 12 he wrote to a friend that ambition is prevalent and that he would risk his life but not hia Character to ad vance to something better The greatness of Alexander Hamilton was a tri umph of ambition r Ask any question of fact you may want to know and you will gct an immediate personal reply Write plainly inclose 2 cents In coin or stamps for return postage and address the GlobeGazette Information i Bureau Irederlc J Haskin Director Washington WHERE UNITY IS ADVANTAGE AN ITEM of the economic advantage of this country which is so much assumed with most of us that we dont even recognize it is pointed out prominently In the report released this day by the committee on recent economic changes which Includes such au thorities as President Hoover William Green John J Raskob Max Mason and Owen D Young Reference Is made to the point brot out in this paragraph It is obvious of course that the economic position of this nation is In no slight degree due to our possession of abundant raw materials and of power to the fact that our domestic market Is so large and that there are n trade barriers between the states of our union We can goods without stopping them for in spection or the payment of duties between states We can effect their transfer without the barriers of differing languages or customs Advertising is peculiarly effective because we have so great an area with a common language which enables us to talk to all the people and to develop national consumption habits which in turn make possible largescale production This fortuitous situation should be borne In mind as an important factor in both the speed and the spread which have char acterized ourrecent economic development How easily might this country we call the United States have been cut up into racial groups each with its restrictive barriers And how vastly different might the development of this land been if such had been the case Have you given consideration to this fact STOP THE IMMIGRATION TN THE knowledge that the population of this coun try is Increasing now at the rate of 1 every 20 sec onds 3 a minute 380 an hour 1500000 a year can one fail to see the wisdom of suspending all immigra tion or at least confining immigration to close fam ily relatives of those already within our borders Q Mow does the number of radio sets in use today compare with the number seven years affo JB S A In 1922 60000 now 11000000 Q Whoro Is tho fastest steam tran What time does it make J C S A The fastest speed so far attained by steam driven trains was probably on the Plant line 120 miles an hour from Fleming Fla to Jacksonville on the Savannah Florida and Western ramoad 149 miles n 130 minutes The fastestpassenger run in the world a made on the Great Western railway ia England from Swlndon to Paddington station London The dis tance Is 7714 miles made in 75 minutes at a rate of miles an hour 0 Why arc some beaches such as Daytona to drivc a car on while others are soft J G A This is due to the shape of thegrains At Day ona Beach the sand grains have sharp corners and he sand forms a hard surface for driving Q Are dead rats found in tho receptacles In which bootleg alcohol Is made J F A James ODonnell Bennett says dead rats are 5 fSUnd ln the barrels mash which are confis ated The rats are attracted by the smell of yeast and sugar are overcome by the fumes and fall Into the liquor Q Who collects Jewish books In the library of congress W E A Dr Israel Schapiro scholar writer and biblio grapher Q When were the salaries of the members ol congress Increased L W B A The rise from to took effect Jan 1927 Q What Is the difference In the use of while and when W D H A Dr Frank Vizetelly says that while aa a con unction la definite and means during the whole time fiat Example You are safeAvhile I am here When sindefinite and means atthe time that Example Vhen the war Is over the politicians will renew the ight Q Docs the color of clothes niako a person easier or harder to see on a road at ntght J S A Light colored clothes are a protection to a edestrian Q Why are the Richmond Blues well known B E L A They have played a prominent place in the mili ary life of Virginia since the first company was brined in 178B Their dress uniform is said to be the handsomest in America It How many passengers on railroad trains in the United States were killed in accidents last year S N A Only 16 out of the millions carried Q Who was the famous Civil war nurse who had 18 twins and 6 triplets P M S A Dr Mary Austin in 33 years had 44 children Q What are the lengths used by manufac turers of baby dresses T W A Infants first dress 20 inches one year 16 inches two years 17 inches three years 18 inches Q When was the Amazon river discovered J K A By Vincente Yanez Pinzon in 1SOO THREE THE OLD HOME TOWN By Stanley WE GET CADS STRAKSHTENEO OUT A3AIN HE LU MAKE ALL THOSE WHISKER BOYS AT THE L1KE MOTH EATEN THE PAST DAD AS NERVOUS lCOYoU KNOW WALXlrWfeoUND A C1OCLE FOR TWO HOURS NEXT Be LAID UP VVITH BROKEN SAVE YOUR BE ii STATION AGJENT DAD KEYES is so ANXIOUS TO HEAR WHATS To BE DONE HIS CUJ5LY WHISKERS HE CANT SEEM To SETTLE DOWAJ AT ALL SUF6ELY OUT OF THE THOUSANDS LETTERS SENT JN WE NMILL BE ABLE TO ANNOUNCE A SOLUTION Diet and Health lly ILulu Hunt PcteM SI D Address inquiries to Dr Peters care GlotiGaztllp and racbje stamped sclfaddressetl envelope Sign your name as evidence of and NO AGE LIMIT FOR REDUCING rgene young oon a struck the water and T HAVE decided to try to count my calories I am 5 torn some distance down the lake before the aston feet 1 inches tall and weigh 160 pounds so am ishing group on shore could say a word 20 to 25 pounds overweight I have heard however If Larry Loon himself had not ducked and onlv a lnf 1 XI UUIX LU puuuua uvcrweigni j nave neara nowever Juarry JLoon himself had not ducked and onlv that a person over 40 really cannot reduce on account just in time he would most certainly have been hit of the thyroid gland disturbance after this age I would Now thatfellow popped up and gave his queer cackle therefore like your advice and I ask you please to not publish this letter in the paper but to answer me personally MRS T BROADWAY By Walter Winchell And Mine EW YORK May probably is very nice and all that but it Is something else again to be placec on a pedestal before a large group and then toppled over by a slip of a chorus girl Take the incident of last night when a very well known writer entered a soandso place and anklec up to the bar Golly exclaimed the admirer thats Heywood Broun the great essayist He is one of the few columnists who prints what he likes and he is considered one of the great est moulders of public opinion You dont say chirped a lass who was gooey with fun goo I certainly do say breathlessly added the heroworshipper and wnat s more he is on the BookoftheMonthClub iury how do you like them onions Well indifferently responded the gel mebbo so But hes got a hole in his sock 1UOT Jong agro they say Will Rogers who never in A dorses any product unless be really believes in it was asked to give a testimonial to a certain make of piano Dear Sirs wrote Rogers I guess your pianos are the best I ever leaned against at the Friars club some of the members were v gabbing about a certain Broadway sponsor of shows who is paying his chorus girls per week Only eight bucks a week ejaculated one lis tener wbats the big idea So that he wont explained a comedian be able to owe them more than that AND Russ Crouse discovered the shortest dramatic review ever written It was prepared by a far west critic several years ago who covered Ousters ast Fight The notice rati as follows Custers rast Fight Is being fit at the Melodeon this week ADD similes Bugs Baers He hates publicity like hates crackers Herbert Cruikshanks She was an tight as a prewar corset Donn Byrnes Lonely as a losing mari in the ring when his seconds get out of it Archie Colbys An au hor at a musical comedy rehearsal is as important as As Icannot answeryour lette personally I am disregarding you request Mrs T first because I want to disabuse others of the no tion that there is any age limit to reducing or that there is a glandu lar cause of obesity and second I realize that you would like to have an answer and there is no valid reason why it shouldnt be pub lished as I nevez1 use the names of correspondents The best way I can answer you LULU HUNT is to run the following letter which PETERS M D came in the same mail with yours Dear Dr Lulu I want to thank you for your book Diet and Health I am past 60 and nursed an invalid husband for five years so I became at from sitting indoors and I see now too much Indulgence in calories I am only 5 feet 3 inches tall and last July weighed 185 pounds and panted and blew when I went upstairs until I was ashamed I followed your Instructions and jn monlhs my weight went down to 156 pounds and I ceased blowing I can walk or climb stairs as well as thi3 weight but I uuuu uuti inxi HJOL VYIUJIIIUI 1C Jl ns first or his fifteenth time and you know it Larrj so what is the use of pretendingyou could do it any better name chuckled Altho neither Peter nor the Wild Geese had guessed t before they heaftl the young Loon speak to their I never saw myself come down so Ill not thvi me to think 150 will be better I never saw myself come down so Ill not argue now the city is out for 100 per cent with you but I wouldnt wonder if you were right enforcement After May 15 every VCHlIlPSLCP T IfnnW tVinh ac TVIOMIF T 1 tin Cf linun n riotton H nrill My niece who Is 5 feet 5 inches tall and never had weighed over 100 pounds has tried your advice for gaining and she now weighs 131 according to the Y It rlnKnl4 T and is delighted MRS N You see Mrs T Mrs N is considerably older than 40 for she is over 60 And we have had thousands of letters from both men and women over 40 who have reduced some even over and profitably too According to the rule of 110 pounds for 5 feet in height m stocking feet and pounds for each inch over that you are around 40 to 45 pounds overweight instead of 25 Better get after it No the disturbance of the thyroid gland or any other gland does not cause obesity Solely overeating for the needs does that little job However obesity will cause a disturbance of the glands no doubt about that T WANT to thank you Mrs N for your letter It makes me happy to think that the little book pub lished 11 years ago is still carrying on I think you could with profit very gradually get down to around 130 which Is nearer normal welcht for your height The condensed instructions we give out in our pamphlet for the newspaper readers are similar to those in my book Tho pamphlet can be obtained by following column rules VjRS meibomian glands are oil glands in the m upper lids If an outlet of one becomes stopped the contents accumulate and is known as a meibomian Your doctor probably gave you 1 or per cent yellow oxide of mercury which is a good ointment for inflamed lids If the swelling docs not subside a slight the mucous membrane on the inner side of the and expressing the be done easily It is not a dangerous operation in any way and can be done without any anesthetic at your doctors office These cysts do not disappear usually unless they are removed surgically POEMS THAT LIVE a nickel In a national bank vynns Aa well read asa sour notice and Rctlaw Chell THE MODERN HIAWATHA From The Song of George A He killed the noble Mudjokivis With the skin he made him mittens Made them with the skin side outside Made them with the skin side inside He to get the warm skin inside Put the Inside akin side outside He to get the cold side outside Put the warm side fur side inside Thats why he put the fur side Inside Why he put the skin side outside Why he turned them inside outside Peters Adventures A nally Bedtlnifi Story By MKS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT LOON DODGES HIS FRIEND nVISH Splash A wild flutter of wings and the frightened young Loon had struck the water and Move Against Dolly Gann Viewed as Start of War Alice Roosevelt Lohgworth Plays Important Role in Campaign Against Curtis Sister By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINOTON May a battle the strug gle over the so cial status Washington Vice President Charles Curtis sister Mrs Ed ward E Gann resolved it into what looks like the be ginning of a long campaign It may yet prove to have has self political too effects While confined to tho diplomatic set where it started there was no reason to surmise that it might change votes on Capitol Hill Now hat Mrs Nicholas Longworth has taken a hand in it it becomes de cidedly congressional 4 OME senators and rcpresenta tiycs wives doubtless pay no attention to their husbands view on mblic questions but a good many are consulted by their hus jands and have a lot of influence with themon national issues Like other human beings prob ably quite a few of them occasion ally are swayed by personal consid erations In giving such advice It is popularly supposed so any way There are congressional wives vhose support is sought even more energetically than their husbands vhen the latters help Is needed to decide important closelybalanced iroblems of state NOW ir happens that Mrs Long worth is very deeply politics To be sure she never says so out oud Under no circumstances does he ever give out an interview for publication or make a speech or otherwise identify herself with any political for that matter any controversy at all Nevertheless it is common talk she whispers in mighty potent tones n a considerable number of highly august political ears Invitations to her salons are lovcted by the greatest in the land In short she is a1 recognized power uj Q j UJIIJJJTr LJIU eiL using spoken to by a perfect stranger and a TwoLegs Every Loon comes down like that whcthcr It ii ail rignt out it I had not had an eye upon you you has would have knocked off my beak Next time take it happens My feathers Idont believe I ever saw any one kick up so much spray as you do youngLoon One would have thot that a boat with a great big paddle wheel was going up tho lake cried the boy We really couldnt sec you at all for the foam behind you The young Loon at last discovering that he was safe and sound and among friends sailed shoreward by Jie side of the older Loon who had swam down the ake to meet him He was a bit grumpy tho at being lion hostile to Mrs Longworth likely to be tempted to take a politi cal potshot at her If she ths theory that it makes no particular difference to the sharpshooter whet ammunition she loads with provided she scores In this way a pretty fierce cross fire can be worked up The husbands may not know what it is all about Theirs but to do or die Then again they may know more or less Some husbauda socially bloodthirsty also V T OF course Mrs Longworth will not be the whole thing Others will be drawn into the strife If any Mrs Lonjrworth simply is espe cially prominent Likewise she has initiated it She it was who declined Mrs Eugene Meyer Jrs Invitation to dinner on learning that Mrs Gann had been placed ahead of her at the table The dispute concerning Mrs Ganns title to social recognition as mistress of her brother the vice presidents household had practical ly been settled inMrs Ganns favor when Mrs Longworth saw fit to start It up again Virtually she placed herself in the position of leader of the antiMrs Gann party MRS LONGWORTH is formidable as might be ex pected of the late Colonel Roose velts daughter and wife of the speaker of the house of representa tives Still possibly she will not everything her own way Mrs Gann is personally highly popular likeable democratic wholly unassuming Besides there is a strong disposition to sympathize with her aa having been shabbily treated Mrs Longworth is corresponding ly haughty She says mean things all events has them attributed to her Her salons arc extremely for the folk she does invite but no hit with those she ig nores as nobodies FINALLY Mrs Longworlh is po litically vulnerable because ambitious In that respect Mrs Gann is shot proof She does not care a ccnt8 worth for politics Neither does Mr official life altogether Neither docs Charlie Curtis He wanted the vico presidency ho has It and ia one ot the most completely contented in America OTHER EDITORS i DOGCATCHING Austin Herald Albert Lea has a city manager and It has since vvj IL nuo Limn Una luuuine i tackled some very difficult problems years to reimburse In a very interesting manner Larry for that was the friendly older Loons j Albert Lea also has some very difficult problems Other cities have them too From Albert Lea comes the an nouncement that Albert Lea ofiS clals are to enforce the doglicenne ordinance The announcement is very emphatic It admits that previ ous attempts to enforce this ordi i nance have been rather feeble Yet rightofway for primary roads since 1919 Fifteen million annual income for the fifteen years these county bonds will run will produce if all the counties in the state approved bonds in aggre gate amounts sufficient to complete the paving of the primary road sys tem In the state the sum would bo less than onehalf of the Income for the next fifteen years youngster I know that as many times as I have dropped from sky to earth I never fall to get a funny reeling right in the pit of my stomach when I am tak ng a nose spin toward earth and I suppose that I stir up as much spray as you do As for you stranger I can sec at a glance that have no wings nothing but those queer things hal move only up and down wbat good they can cant imagine But since I really do not know any ihing about them I am not going to make any unkind remark The young Loon glared at poor Peter whom he didnt like at first sight That was evident Only I will say thathaving no wings you couldnt posibly gct to the clouds and you did you couldnt fly down so you can have no idea what it feels like And far from kicking up any spray I dare saj hat if you managed to rise even two feet from the water you would fall back into it and sink like a stone MAY 15 1009 At a meeting of the Memorial day committee lost evening at the home of J H Stevens plans were laid out for this years observance The local posts and corps will observe Monday May 31 as the day for the ceremony at the graves of the old soldiers here A program similar to the one given last year will be arranged this year The committee is composed of J H Stevens C M Adama F M Gregory Mrs J H Stevens Mrs Henry Keer and Mrs Becker Mr and Mrs W E Sunclell plan to leave the city or the summer and perhaps the winter which will be spent on the Pacific coast They plan however to re turn to the city at some time to make it their home Fourteen cars of piling have been stored here by the Milwaukee which in the course of the next few weeks will be shlpped out along the line for use Six cars have already been shipped The high school athletes left ycslertiay for Eagle Jrovc where they will compete for the athletic cup in he Boone Valley meet which Is on there Louis Mu kden and Lawrence Watts entered the mile and the half mile events Henry Carlton will represent the school In the oratorical event and will give Patrick Henrys Liberty Speech Professor Haggard accom panied the boys Work began yesterday on the foundation for six store buildings to be erected on Michigan street oppo site the new postofficc building at a cost of The buildings will have a front of 114 feet will be 80 cet deep and two stories high The material used in lie structure will be brick The investment will grcat y improve that section of the city A H Gale is the juiklcr Dan Durkin E G Dunn and Con OKccfe are IIOAD FACTS Mnrslialltown Tlrnfs Republican Tho facts in he road situation in Iowa are so clear that all who run may read We have motor vehicles in the state to the number of 750 000 The average motor license is a few cenlH less than To be ex nct Income from this source is The 3crnl eras lax produces There In meetingof The meSunR i was largely attended very enthusiastic and interestj ed bv countiel income f I annually must be dcduct dog must have a license or it will a guest at the pound for three days and then oblivion This is the edict and there are no ifs and ands With what great confidence that utterance is made Enforce a cing license law It seems so simple There can be little argument against its simplicity A little show of effi ciency and the deed is done But then there is always some hitch We have heard of towns that claimed fame for being entirely out of debt we have heard towns that claimed fame for having had no prisoners in their jails for a year we have heard of towns who got fame because their mayors got less than a dollar a year aspay But has any town dared to make a claim that every dog in that town is licensed We doubt it Why should a dog license be hard to enforce In the spring time there is a wave of protest against dogs from gardeners and home owners Listen to that protest and you would think that a move towards licensing dogs would have enough support to carry it thru Yet when a dogcatcher goes forth dogown ers can make a protest too They not only protest in Austin They protest in other towns It seems to be a universal trait of dogowners to make an active protest against because despite the simplicity of loglicensing there ap pear to be so many towns that have so many more dogs than they have licenses cd for secondary roads This leaves 17000000 There arc deductions from this income for about three funds expended for counties bridges for and MOIIE TAVING NEEDED New Hampton Tribune Black7 Hawk county is now considering voting a million dollars additional road bonds to complete the paving of all her primary roads Bremor county is considering voting atidf tlonal bonds to pavo to the Chickasaw county line Chlckasaw county may well consider voting more bonds to complete the paving of 59 which would bo only about more miles and Chlckasaw county may well consider getting the pnv ing done on all her primary high ways The early bird will catch the worms and dont you forget it With the auto license fees and gasolInY tax bringing nearly eighteen million dollars in 1928 and constantly oji the increase it is economically sountf thinkingto know that this bond can1 and will be paid without ft direct property tax PUNISHMENT IN MINNESOTA Austin Herald The first man to be sentenced under the Jones in Minnesota is to spend ten in the Austin county jail The At bert Lea Tribune notes this aritf says Surely such a penalty in Austin jail for ten months ought to cause anyone to mend his That is to be expected that is what the Jail in Austin is intended for We can really understand the TrK bunes attitude Of course such a sentence would seem severe In At ucru wnere CTr PUt TribuncPrisoners lo do with economies And if the Albert Lea city manager can get every dopr in Albert Lea licensed without causing a riot in the city it will behoove every town and city to give more consideration to the city manager plan here Lea where according to the in the on such in in person It seems that in Albert Lea prisoners are punished by being abroad anil at liberty In the city just as they are bv being in the Prceborncoun ty jail ONEMINUTE PULPIT I will not give sleep to mine eyes or slumber to mine eye lids Until I find out a place for the Lord an habitation for the mighty God of cxxxli 4 5 ;