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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1929, Mason City, Iowa NOVEMBER 4 1929 A Leo Syndicate Newspaper issued Every Week Day by the MASON OITV GLOBEGAZETTE COMPANY 1123 East State St Telephone NOB 27 28 and 29 WILL P MUSEEditor VV EARLi HALLManaging Editor P LOOMISBusiness Manager MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also all peal news published herein SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dally per year5700 Daily per week 1 15 Outside of Mason City and Clear Lake per year by carrier5700 per week by carrier 15 I Daily per year by mall IB months 22o 3 months 5125 1 montn so 100 wile zone dally per year 6 00 6 months S325 3 months Entered at Uio Postoffice at Mason City Iowa as Second Class Matter Hatreds aro tho cinders at affection WALTER RALEIGH THE P T A RESOLVES mHE ParentTeachers association is a great and A powerful organization But its potentialities for exerting healthful influence are going to be greatly militated against if It formsa habit of going off halfcocked as it did at the state congress in Des Molhes last week when a resolution was adopted by unanimous vote in which required military training in public schools and state educational institutions was disapproved This was a hasty unwarranted action which wilt regretted by a considerable part of the organiza tions membership Obviously the resolution represents an undue influence wielded by a paciflstic element mora interested inmaking United States defense less Defers an armed world than in promoting the causes for which the P T A stands AVe challenge any P T A leader to cite a solitary Instance in which any young man has been harmed by tho disciplinary and physical training which is a part of the curriculum for freshmen and sophomores at Iowas state institutions At the same time we will agree to point to numberless cases in which there nave been tremendous benefits to thD Individual So much for that phase of the matter Conceding that thetraining is notharmful to the individual let us advance to another consideration One of these two things is true Either 1 the training is goingjp he used or 2 jt is not If the necessity for utilizing what is learned in the military courses should individual would be in a position to protect himself and his country to best advantage If the necessity does not arise no body is going to be the worse for the training Unfortunately the mere wishing for continued peace pn the part of this country does not guarantee well be recognized that many parts of Vivid notably countries of Europe have their reliance In wai as neverbefore Thats a concrete provable fact and it isnt to bs escaped by sticking our heads in the sand as the leaders of Iowas P T A have been Induced to do The really farsighted mother will look squarely at this situation She willrecognize straightway that her son trained to do the Job that may be forced upon him as a loyal citizen will be facing leas risk than the boy who faces danger without knowing what it Is all about Denominational schools generally speaking do not require military training Their doors are open to all who can meet the prerequisites as to scholarship Therefore none can say that militarytraining is com pulsory It is required only of those who of their own free will elect to obaln their education largely at state expense Equipping themselves to defend their home state and nation ia the price they pay for the publics benefaction one justification for an act such as has been talcen by the P T As congress would be a showing that required military training tends to promote war Up 11to this time there hasnt been an iota of proof that Bucb is the case In fact the evidence is all to the contrary MASQN CITY GLOBE THE RUSSIAN POT SUMMERS JVUSSIA seems to be having a recrudescence of her red terror in smaller scale In the last week there have been repeated official stories from Moscow of executions by the G P U the secret police force which is more powerful even than the central soviet itself The executions are given out as death sentences carried out for various offenses such as smuggling gems out of the country counterrevolutionary activ ities white terrorist efforts etc But it is significant that every fall seesa renewal of the G P U execu tions at the period when the central authority is re quisitioning their grain from the peasants Communism has still to win the peasants They do not rebel because the soviet government has given lands but they do not relish being forced toglve up their harvests and every fall sees an out break of resentment with which the secret police deal with an iron hand Premier MacDonald now back in London will dis appoint some of his countrymen by assuring them that Americans do not wear horns We invite you to ask us any question of fact In which you sre interested Send your inquiry to the GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Hos kin Director Washington D C Inclose 3 cents In coin or stamps tor return postage THE OLD HOME TOWN THREE By Stanley P iP1ens6 give me the value If any of fresh ripe tomatoes E K C a pctundThe fUd VaiUe fresh tomatoes is 75 calories t iQl many are actually being helped by mothersaid funds P M A About 200000 children in 44 states T i5ir States docs th6 Oreffn Trail cross A xV lu Dakota Montana Idaho and talced COACH LIVES A HARD LIFE QLENNTHISTLETHWAITE University of Wiscon sin football coach knows by this time how Bert Ingwersen lowaa football coach felt a year or two ago when ths wolves were upon nim Wisconsins football team touted at the beginning of tha season to be a formidable contender for the Big Ten championship has lost three games in a row Thats immensely disappointing to Badger fol lowers who place all emphasis on the won and lost columns Many are saying that the team is lacking in spirit and leadership A few are attributing it to poor coaching But this argument ia a little weak in that Thistle thwalte in hia time at Northwestern took a cellar team and made it a contender for the championship year after year One year the Purple won it Thats the advantage the Badger coach has over Ingwersen A glance at his record demonstrates be yond peradventure that he is not a poor coach Ing wersen was a youngster without a record to point to Thlstlethwaites fate ia probably not as precarious as was that of the Hawkeye coach for a time When tha Badgers get on the winning side for a game or two all of the criticism of the coach will be forgotten Who has heard it suggested this year that Iowas team is not a wellcoached one THE PRICE OF GOOD EXAMPLE TjvORTY years ago the average age of criminals was 17 Today it is 27 That makes us think about youth and what youth is up to It makes us think of the heavy burden of responsibility that lies on the shoulders of parents So many grownups want their boys and to go right but dont quite know how to get close to them train them Influence them help them jSq many other grownups want the same thing but do not want it badly enough to endure the sac rifice lot setting a good it means a sacri fice t Most open minds are so open that theyve been rubbish Q What is the per capita consumption of 512 Britain Germany France Italy and the Netherlands P M H A Great Britain89 pounds Germany 95 pounds POUndS Haly 48 POUnds Netherlands Q Is a rainbow ever seen at night J The weather bureau says that a rainbow at night is an unusual but not a rare phenomena It only requires a shower with bright moonlight on it when the moot is not too high In the heavens Q How does one become a locomotive entrl neer G B b A There is no short cut to becoming a locomo tive engineer A man usually starts as a fireman and after serving several years in this capacity and study ing m spare times under the supervision of an engi neer he is recommended for the examination and if he passes successfully he becomes an extra engineer Q Will Ieaves turn red and yellow in tho fall even If there is not an early frost A H L A Yes The brilliant colors of dying leaves in autumn are due partly to chemical changes in the de caying chlorophyll and partly to the exposure of pig mentcells previously concealed by an abundance of chlorophyll or other feature of vital activity The leaf drops because it no longer receives nourishment from the stem or twig Q What Is the yearly diamond production A D A About 500000 carats Q What is goat flesh called M C A It is called chevon Q How many Americans went to Europe tliis summer thru the port of New York J HtcC A In June 31000 July 43000 Aug 51000 Q Why do scientists entertain the idea of a rocket flight to tho moon instead of an airplane D S G A An airplane would be useless without air In which to travel In space the only kind of propulsion considered practical is the kick of an explosion for the push then is against the gases formed by the ex plosion instead of the push against the air which is employed in airplanes Q Is there a city that lies within four states L M V A There is one place in the United States where four states come Utah Colorado and New Mexico As yet there Is no town at this in tersection HlffH SHOT ANOTHEfe MISTER BLOPR SEE IF YOU CAN iip THKT CHEESE t AMBROSE VE EITHER SHORTER CLERK iL OR RAISE THAT LAMP GOES ANOTHER LAMP CHIMNEY WAS CERTAINLY ACCORDING TO AUGUST BOPPS WEPORTAOTO AUGUST HEEVER HAT Public Not Acquainted With High Court Staff Being on Supreme Tribunal Is High Honor but Few Folks Know About It Stewart Points Out By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Nov 4 Ask Who nine members of the anyone are the United States su preme court invar will start briskly with William Howard Almost iably he were beginning in this old world The Little Black Clock who had been given the magic which made it possible for him to turn the time way way back or way way forward had in vited John and Peggy to share his adventures Were going to sec some strange sights this eve ning he continued Suddenly the whole scene changed and the world seemed to be strange and emptj and without any famil iar landmarks lipflop flipflop flipflop came some queer sounds What in the world are we going to see John asked I dout think tliis place is a bit pretty Peggy f 1 It hasnt had a chance to do much with itself us yet the Little Black Clock said Even the world had to get settled You know when people move they iH are all upset at first and nothing looks very lovely but in time they get it all straightened out j Q It was the same with the world It had to get iettled before it really could be at home to people Its not ready for people now BOBROADWAY By JOSEPH VAN RAALTE NTEW YORK Nov thatlt makes any particu 1 lar difference but in the event that youre inter Skelly stage and screen star once played baseball with Notre Dame and spent a summer with the Boston Braves when George Stallings managed the team THERE is always something pathetic In the labor 1 ious devices men exert to control the expenditure of hardearned money long after they have meandered up the Golden Stairs Sometimes Fate The Practical Joker steps in and takes a hand as in the case of Robert Randall who upon the advice ofAlexander Hamilton set aside to establish a refuge for sailors in their old age A part of the estate was a farm located in what now is a valuable section of Manhattan With the years Brother Randalls modest trust fund has increased to the amount of fifty million dollars Trustees of the estate have been able to re cruit only 100 sailors who are supported by an Income of more than a million dollars a year DOB LITTELL DrammerDamner for the World has made a narrow gauge analysis of what theater audiences in New York laugh at There are a few gags he says which never fail to start a prairie fire of snorta and snickers You make me sick If spoken by an actor or preferably an ictress with sufficient determination is a certain bet Go to hell is another standby Sudden use of the word lousy while it Is ove vorked and badly needs a rest Is fairly reliable in an emergency More ancient and weatherproof are nasty cracks at mothersinlaw and wives Variations on the themes Thats no lady thats my wife and of all my wifes relations I like myself the best offer playwrights a better than 3 to 1 chance for a laugh A DVISING THE LOVELORN Old Dorothy Dix is out Advice to the Lovelorn In one 3f New Yorks snootiest evening newspapers One of her correspondents wrote to her the other day saying I have no trust or confidence in anything my Fiance says or does hut I have been going with him so long that I have lost all my other friends and am afraid I will bo terribly lonely if I let him go I love ilm but I am atraid I would have the life of a dog f Imarrfed him because he is so small and mean and selfish in all his dealings with me What shall tdo And it took Dot Dix half a column to answer it Longacre Lil could have done better than that Lil may not be conversant all the amenitiesbut like most uneducated ladies she is able when occasion rsgulrea to turn round in fcfcr own length Louis D Bran then begin to have to scratch his head H a r I a n F Stone will be fourth on his list in a plurality of cases After a little thot maybe he will recall a couple more names He will remember the others as soon as they are mentioned to him but the chances are that the whole nine will be too much for him unaided The last two or three will make him rack his brain at any rate f ti IMOREOVER while the subject of Ml your experiment will reel off William Howard Taft Oliver Wen dell Holmes and Louis D Brandeis in just that order nearly every time you try the remaininghalf dozen will come to his mind here and there That is after Associate Justice Brandeis name the rest will vary in order of precedence experiment by for a slight pre ponderance in favor Of Assorinli William Howard Taft is chief jus tice He is also former president It is natural to hit first on him If it were not for his titular primacy on tie bench and his expresidential prestige and maybe the long career as a cabinet member governorgen eral and what not with which ha pre ceded It I doubt whether he would stand out any more conspicuously in tho court than Associate William Howard Justice Sanford Taft follow If all the justices were on a level readily with without any particular chief there Oliver Wendell is no question in my mind that Jus Holmes probabtice Holmes would be just as invart ly get safely past ably first as ha Is now second on tho popular list JUSTICE HOLMES is noticeable by J reason of being a great man So is Justice Brandeis It may be he is as groat as Justice Holmea Justice Holmea ia much Justice Brandeis senior by 15 years in point of age by 14 years In point of service Perhaps that Is why his name nearly always leads Justice Brandeis when the question is asked Who are members of tha U S supremo court Perhaps too Justice Holmes has a shade the best of it because bookish people at least recollect his name as his literary fathers before him Sundown Stories By MA It V GKAHVM BONNKK THE FIRST ANIMALS along Come along Hurry Hurry cried the Little Black Clock Were going to have glori ous adventures now See Ive turned the time back ever and ever so to the time when things Diet and Health Sig rour eoin vou EXPLAINING DRUG CRAVING DECENTLY I told a reader who was fond of eating iV raw starch that she really was suffering from a form of pica which is a depraved or perverted appe tite for inedible substances I said that pica not infre AnonMir ulimiFjiri n i r onderance in Justice Stone Try it for yourself OF course it must be tried 011 folk IlflVJ n Dssl inl who have a little acquaintance ivith the names of public men I quite appreciate that there mui t titii plenty who could not get beyond Chief Justice some that would not bo sure of him A modicum of enlightenment in the subject is essential or the test will not work at all Admitting that much the result is about 95 per cent a certainIv IS it not curious 1 No I think not rvOES this account for Chief u tice Taft and Associate Justices Holmes and Brandeis It does to my satisfaction any how As for the mediocre sex tet if anybody aska me Hero they have among1 only nine of them a power equal to the presi dents or the entire 531 members ot the senate and the houso of repre sentatives of the three great branches of the govern speak of the supreme court with bated breath as if it were practically of divine origin And it strains the average well informed Americans memory to call the roll of the judges minus three JUSTICE STONE j Oli well he was the latest ap pointee and is not quite forgotten yet on the bench Ho goes fishing with President Hoover besides queutly ved a mineral deficiency in the diet I am bringing this up again be cause I should not have limited the deficiency to minerals for in real ity these depraved appetites may al so be duo to a deficiency of other elements especially the vitamins In j cient in any way may result in a pnwed or perverted appetite OTHER EDITORS LULU HUNT PETERS The craving for drugs and alcohol is a depraved appetite How much of that may be due to a deficient diet we dont know but certainly i of such appetites should have their diets looked Into Tame You remember not lUacDONALDS VISIT KepuWic Uuiotin Ham jnald departingfrom the United States left a very favorable impression behind him The Ameri can people liked his direct statement in his speecli to congress to the ef fect that Great Britain was ready and willing to grant full and com plete parity to the United States in the matter of naval defense The mncln ale of tho wicce that 1 r liquor Aside from toe seat of the tl nu f armament but 101 UI me stimu they want it to be with the undor c when the American people will meet Uie challenge of the underworld T2iey must if conditions are to be mproved but they will never do it mtil there is an aroused and awak ened public conscience i ni h coo acs Flipflop flipflop nipflop came the sounds witl especial attention to the vita tin min 3 part of the treatment again Look shouted the Little BlacU Clock first animals What little squirmm animals John said things I wouldni Theyre the first of not still theyre the very first And John and Peggy saw creatures that looked like lizards EARLIER DAYS btiuh ij a UliiUlise IUG tO O vitamin D deficiency and that scurvy is a disease due some distance toward dis to a deficiency of vitamin C and pellagra a disease this temporarily at least due to lack of vitamin B and perhaps complete pro and the effect may well become per tcin It will probably be shown that some other oh manent If the principle of paritly is scure diseases are due to nf oitViofvn carried out in the next naval crm NOV 4 1909 A number of women in the city prominent in the mothers work in connection with the public schools will attend the state convention of the Iowa teachers this week in Des Moines Among those who will go are Mrs S R Miles Mrs J C Wiley Miss Gleason and Mrs T A Potter who will have particular work in connection with the mothers congress Mrs Miles is to lead in tho discussion of a paper to be read at the mothers congress round table by Mrs B F Carroll wife of the governor Miss Gleason of the high school will represent the local teachers association at this meeting Mrs J C Wiley will represent tho Child Study club A T Parker is planning to plat a part of his 120 acres of land which lies immediately west of the city limits for the purpose of residence lots which will be sold out to purchasers It is his plan to begin at a line which will be an extension of First street and run west thence north embracing an area the north line of which will be close to the creek and south of the wooded belt This part of the land is said to lay the best of any part of the entire area and will make fine residence lots All the streets such as First Second Third Fourth Fifth and probably State will be opened up Again and again the merits of the want columns command themselves to the public Mrs Jack Kness lost a valuable fur scarf and it is in this office re turned by Miss Trulie Helm as a result of a Globe Gazette want ad Miss Colo of Clear Lake again pos sesses a prized military emblem which a want ad brot into the office of Frank Buck Dr R R Kennan of the Baptist church ia in Rudd where he Is assisting in a series of meetings there which are being conducted under the direction of the Rev A B Bush of Shell Rock Several of the neigh boring pastors are assisting in the meetings there Residents of Mason City and vicinity are to be provided with a rare treat in the exhibit of points of ntercst along the lines of the great transportation systems at the Airdrome Thursday night A famous ccturer will describe the beauties and advantages of the government offerings and it will be well worth while for all to attend The Monday club were entertained at the home of Mrs Hill yesterday afternoon for tho continuance of the study of Henry Esmond The leader for the after noons session was Mrs Wilbor and the artcorrlgio taken by Mrs Brown f snui n r t0S are veiJ hiSh in vitamins supplied a need lie had for them fmit Juices and other vegetable Probably act the same In the modern th3r treat and alcohol addicts fiinnding that Uncle Sam will have a navy equal to and as good as the best But in spealiing of the favorablei impression Mr MacDonald made ism which is the known cause of certain dysenteries JolsterinB MrMacDonald and the and other monkeys on a normal diet but otherwise un labor Partv at homeAfter the fail der exactly the same conditions so the same armor Ure Geneva conference there tunities for infection were present would not devplnn was a suspicion and dls dysentery tjust between thg United states and dysentery It is well known that rickets due to a trust between the United oiu Great Britain Mr MacDonalds visit ww uuvfiTAA LULU uLiter on scure diseases are due to lack of cither the vitamins or the mineral elements iamms Do the possibilities of depraved appetites and low ered resistance to disease and special diseases brat on by deficient diets make you realize the importance of a normal diet Do you know the principles of a normal diet If you dont send for our article on the subject Do it now But dont forget to observe the column rules Is asthma heriditaiy Z No asthma is not hereditary Z There are different types of asthma with many dif ferent causes One of the causes that is being unearthed now more and more thru scientific study is the sen sitizatlon of the asthmatic patient to some substance this condition is known as diet or from emanations from animals and even birds or dust from feather pillows mattresses felt etc There are tests called protein skin tests which will determine which sub stance Is the offending one You should see your physician for these There is also an asthma due to heart disease and other diseases that might affect the mucous mem branes lining the lobules of the lungs and bronchial tubes Needless to say the asthma sufferer should live a decidedly hygienic life so the importance of the diet exercise sleep and fresh air must be realized also the avoidance of bad habits such as We have an article on Colds Catarrh Asthma etc which you may have See column rules SONG Allan Ramsay 16861758 At setting day and rising morn Wi soul that still shall love thee Ill ask o Heaven my safe return Wi a that can improve thee Ill visit aft the birken bush Where first thoukindly tauld me Sweet tales o love and hid my blush whilst round thou didst liifauld me To a our haunts I will repair By greenwood shaw or fountain Or where the summer day Id share Wi thee upon yon mountain There will I tell the trees an1 flooera From thots unfeigned an tender By vows youre mine by love la yours carried out in the next naval con ference and it ends in success In addition if Grent Britains nav al expenses are reduced this will mean a reduction in the budget and a reduction In taxation and this will not be unpopular In England which of late years has been a country of high taxes It is true of course that Great Britain has its big navy party which is very powerful but the prospect of lower taxes is bound to have a popular appeal in England just as It always does in America The British labor party has Its work cut out for it In the campaign It made the promise of many domes tic reforms and among other things it promised to solve the unemploy ment problem This will be a big task and it might well develop that the partys domestic policies wouM at times be full of dynamite With this situation in mind the success which Mr MacDonald won for him self in the United States may stand him in good stead when a political crisis comes Mr MacDonald is not without his political acumen as his visit to Uncle Sams country shows JUDGE KENYONS OPTIMISM Sioux City Journal The optimism of Judge Kenyan a member of the law enforcement commission re garding the American peoples re i crjme jg exceedingly by persons the public apathy manifested in hundreds of important and desperate cases and the timidity of citizens upon whose attitude prosecutors were forced to depend Judge Kenyan insisted that the moral forces of the country would meet the challenge of crime But will they Such resistance has not yet come and at this time there is j nothing to encourage the hope that from savages wild beasts and tho elements But today such heroism 3 perita just as fearsome and destructive are encountered The Journal hopes Judge Kenvon right that tha time will WATER IN IOWA COKN Wallaces Farmer Iowa corn this year is much wetter than last year According to Reed and Cook of the Weather Bureau ths average mois uro test for Iowa corn on Oct 11 his year was 281 per cent as com mred with 234 per cent last year Some the corn in southern Iowa s still above 30 per cent at this vritlng In ate October This is not J soft corn year but it Is a tricky year from a seed standpoint Farm ers who hava not gathered their seed should do so at once A freeze such as we often get in early No vember can do a lot of damage to seed corn containing more than 20 per cent moisture HARD ON BENGHAM Nora Springs Advertiser Rather shabby when an Investigator gets caught but Senator Bingham Is in that boat He is n member of the senate lobby investigating commit tee and before the committee gets down to work it develops that he employed a representative of the Connecticut Manufacturers Asso ciation to give him Information on the tariff which has caused other members of the senate to censure him severely sistance rare It is not shared who have witnessed THE NEXT STEP Wmikon Republican and Stand ard Next step in collegiate athletic advancement will be the sale of tickets for the after show and who knows but what tho next year or so may see football posters con taining the paragraph Stay for the big fight after tho game satisfac tion guaranteed for the small ad vertising charge of only fifty cents STARLORE TUB STARS IN EARLY NOVEMBER 15y Arthur DeV Carpenter In early November 911 p m the magnificent constellation Orion the giant may be seen above the east ern horizon The great red star Betelgeuse in his right shoulder and the massive white star Rigel in hia left foot command attention Look for the famous Nebula in the giants sword Sirius tho brightest of al the stars comes up a little later In line with Orions bel Northwest of Orion is Taurus His eye Aldebaran is a red first magnitude star The Milky Way stretches across the heavens from east to west and in it HKH iua Capelia Perseus Cassiopeia jit will rise The pioneer settlers and Cygnus Consult Bar Jjawd forth and faced the dangers I tons Gulda ioiho ;