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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWO AfASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NORBECK INQUIRY INTO CHAIN BANK SYSTEM IS NEAR Senator Intimates Organiza tions May1 Become Top Heavy WASHINGTON Oct in quiry into certain phases of tho chain Bank mergers which are sweeping the middle westat pred entwill be held aa soon aia the tar iff bill is out of the way Senator Peter Norbeck South Dakota chair man of the senate banking and cur rency committee said here today The Norbeck statement IsConsid ered indicative of an increasing in terest at thecapital in the growth of chainbanking which It is gen erally predicted will present a number of problems for congress to consider at the regular session in December To Question Responsibility Senator Norbeck whose commit tee now has before it resolutions calling for a broad investigation of the banking system of the country indicated that tho responsibility of the holding companies in the chains to individual depositors and to the federal government will come within the close scrutiny of his commit tee s He said he was not prepared to Indicate what legislative steps his committee might recommend untl he had made several studies which the tariff debate did not now per mit It is not improbable however he intimated that some legislatior IChMtenCtyl for CASTORIA ABABYHBMEDY APPROVED BY DOCTORS i TOB COUCCONSnPATIONDIAHRHEA RECOMMENDS IT TOJTHERS Lydia E Vegetable Compound Helps Her So Much Cto ejand Ohio sura recom lianif Vegetable N Compound to an condition I was in I nas BO weak and run down that I o oil Id hardly aland up I could not caf and waa full of misery living on Arcade Avcmie told me rabout this cino and Batter taking ten bottles my weakness and nervousness nro all gone I feel like living again I am etill taking it un til I feel strong liko before You may use tliia letter aa a MRS ErizAnnrir Toso 14913 Hala Ave Cleveland Ohio DR W OMAUCH DENTIST Weir Bids Phone 872 dealing with branch banking and possibly chain banking will find 113 way from committeeto tho senate floor soon after the regular session convenes in December In expressing his views on chain banking the chairman of the bank ing committee said I have always believed that the banking business should be left open to the people of different sections to engage In When It is strongly centralized ani controled in the large clttesf we will have addition al problems to face It is argued that it is a matter of to have a business large but eiperi ence has shown that can be large enough to be topheavy The greatest efficiency is not ob tained in the larger units Henry Ford hasbeen decentralizing for years The packing houses have not only beenable to compete with the larger onesl but there has been a of these independent establishments of recent years Could Become Too There is such a tiling as a prop er size unit In any undertaking A goodfarmercan handle one farm better than he can handle several farms He may handle a as well as a small one but it can easily become too large T have in mind especially the Balrymple wheat farm In North Dakota thatwasIa mous 40 years ago for its size That was in the period when wheat farming was profitable Ten of thousands of farmers made money raisingwheat In North Dakota but the Dalrymple farm went on the rocks I do not believe that a central management in Chicago or New York can handle banking details better thai the local banker can It is true that the newly devised scheme of holding companies vir tually provides a form of branch banking and hot the best form The question lawhat to do about it This matter with many others will come before the committee of bank ing and currency as soon as the tar iff bill is disposed of Society Put Stamp of Approval on Horseless Carriages Back in 1899 First Automobile Parade Greek Royal Villa May College in Immediate Future CORFU Greece Oct 14 Mon Repds the Greek royal villa standing high on the coast of the sland of Corfu after passing Into ie hands of an English valet of tho name of Blower is once more to see a change It probably will become an educational institution The villa was occasionally occu pied by the late King George I of reece After his assassination in 1913 it was found that he believing to be his own private property lad bequeathed it to hia fourth son by Lion with the Asia Minor disaster in 1922 ad fled the countrySince then the villa has been occupied by his English servant Blower and his wife Now the state claimsthe estate contending that it never has been tho property of the crown When the British ceded Corfu with the other six Ionian islands to Greece in 1864 the treaty handed over Mon Repos to the Greek state i t If the state estab lishes its claim it expects to open a college on the site CALL US FOR GLASS SERVICE NOW Just call us and your glass troubles airc over Youll be agreeably surprised with our modest charges HUGH SON 15 SECOND ST S W PHONE 874 CITY IOWA 2 Glasses Water Not Too Cold Help Constipation One glass of water is not enough 2 glasses a half hour before breakfast You get quicker and bet ter results by adding a little simple glycerin saline etc kSown aa Ad lerlka to one glass other remedies Adlerlka acts on BOTH upper and lower bowel and removes old poisons you never thot were in your system Ad lerlka stops GAS and sour stomach in 10 minutes Relieves constipation in 2 hours Huxtablo Drug Co for PILES GUARANTEED IN MASON CITY ALWAYS ask Ray Seney and you will be happy with a Watch or Ring DR C R SMITH Chiropractor 304 East Stale Pliona 445 Exclusive Agents Blue Banner Block Worth Per Ton Per Ton Save per ton on your coal bill by buying your coal from us We sell for cash only and our low overhead enables us to pass this savingon to you CALL 1148 TODAY FOK GUARANTEED COAL Wolf Bros Coal Co Staged in Newport 30 Years Ago In the stirring autumn of 1899 shortly after J E E Markley ceased talking about states rights and the government of the people and becajne associated with the grand andglorious G p P the days whan William Jennings Bryan was lambasting the trusts and Mr Jeffries the California boiler maker was the modest heavyweight champion of the world Itrsr John Jacob Astor set the stamp of social approval oh the horseless carri age Mrs Astor drove out to call on other members of New Yorks 400 ID a silent victoria with liveried attendants on the box It was rer ported that her carriage had none of the1 objectionable buzz so fre quently heard in Newport Had Parade 1 Soon afterwards Newport had Its first automobile parade Avhich was sponsored by Mrs O HP Belmont Before the start of the parade there was a competitive test of skill in if manipulating the autos A highway was marked off on the lawn of the Belmont estate and filled with obstacles such as baby carriages with dummy nursespush ing them clay figures of childreii playing in the street and wooden horses attached to roadtrapsL The competitors chugged on to the one at a timeand guided their cars around the figures at varying rates of speed Knocked Out Palmer Terry McGovern the speedy lightweight knocked out Pedlar Palmer the pride of England after two minutes and 32 seconds of fu rious fighting at the Westcheater Athletic club Jane Yatnian a store clerk rode a bicycle 700 miles in 81 hours She was in agony thelast 25 miles but attendants kept her pedaling by forcing brandy down her throat rubbing her with hot alohol and feeding her a plate of ice cream MRS WELD DIES AT HOME HERE Was Niece of Well Known Poet Burial to Be al Waterloo Mrs WR Weld 82 resident of Mason City for the past io years died at her home 217 Tenth street northwest at 1 oclock Sunday at s Weldwas a niece of the well poet John Townseud Trowbridge She attracted some at tention at the last election when she cast her first ballot She is survived by two daughters Mrs Cora Crittenden and Mrs Grace Law and a granddaughter Betty Law The funeral services will be hold at Waterloo her former home at 2 oclock Tuesday afternoon Her hus band who died several years jigo operated a jewelry store in Water loo DISEASE SEASON IS APPROACHING Health Director Urges Im munization of All Children Gases of scarlet fever diptheria and fever were reported in Mason City during the month 01 September The detention hospital was opened for one case of scarlet fever and several cases were known to be scattered over tavvn Observation of the throats of school children shows that carriers of disease germs are common so that the only protection for children would seem to be im munization Dr C E Dakin strong ly urges that this be done on all children Diptheria Back in City The firstdiptheria for over a year in Mason City has been reported and at this time doctors urge im munization by the use of toxinanti toxin As small pox is present in the state every year every child should be protected by vacinatlon as soon as possible he states v A few cases of typhoid fever and one case was in quarantine The sources of these typhoid cases are apparently outside of the city A representative of the State Board of health was 4ln Mason City on wspeeUcMli6 sanitary equipment of the citys industrial plants which should prove very helpful Dr Dakin said Inspector Reports Dr Dakin received the following report of the inspectors department for the month of September cases of scarjet fever 2 caes of diptheria 1 case pollom elltis 1 nonquarantlnable disease placarded Twelve fumugatlons were made 16 water samples were collected for testing at the city lab oratory 22 samples of milk and cream were collected 25 investiga tions were made on complaints re ceived 22 farm inspections were made Banks Show German Savings on Increase BERLIN Oct 14 eco nemic situaton of the German middle anr working classes is slowly improving it was stated by the Ger man Savings Banks association which shows in its annual reporc that deposits are steadily increas ing Total bank deposits in all Ger many amount to about 000 exactly 41 per cent of the pre war total Tne average of deposit accounts In Berlin banks is only two dollars less than in 1914 Itis regarded as remarkable oreover that deposits are higher than withdrawals and that new ac counts exceed the number closed which was not the case in prewar days Farm Bureau Officers Elected at Hutchins HUTCHINS Oct township Farm Bureau meeting was held at the schoolhouse in Hutchina Thursday night Election of officers resultedas follows President Fred Missel director Penn Ecklea sec retary and treasurer Mildred Aii aerson Sewage Conference AMES Octi of treatingindustrial wastes to clear up pollution of Iowa streams will he presented for the first Mine at the Sewage Treatment conference to be held at Iowa State college Oct 22 to 24 Extensive research on what is considered Iowas most pressing sanitary problem will be discussed Classes Hold Election in Clarion High School CLARION Oct follow ing officers have been elected to rule the destinies of each of the four high school classes for the en suing year Golda Harper sponsor Melvin Roy pres ident Ruth Roosevelt vice presi dent Ralph Sharp secretary Mar vin Hull treasurer Malmberg sponsor Melvene Dra heim president Azile Goslin vice president Robert Zlems treasurer Zerula sponsor Agnes Norris president Elmer Hansen vice president Amy Aus tin secretary Oscar McGahcy treasurer Fritz meire sponsor Arthur Parrish president Vera Merritt vice presi dent Carl Cummins secretary John Bell treasurer Hallway lecturer Dies DAVENPORT Oct 14 Charles A Payne Milwaukee edu cational lecturer for the Northern Pacific railroad died suddenly last eight in a local apartment house Ho was 65 years old The GlobeGazette Offers Booklet on Ships of the Pictures of all classes of ves sels in the navy todayand com plete figures about our fleet and those of other nations This is a fact booklet telling what the navy is and it answers many of the questions about the navy heard constantly thruout the country A handsome collection of pic tures and a valuable collection of facts for every citizen who would Keep up to date concerning the affairs of the country TJae the coupon Frederic J Ha skin The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Washington D C I Inclose herewith coin or Btampn for the haoklet SHIPS 6 cents in a copy of OF THE Street City Stnto DANDRUFF GOES ENDS When Zemo Touches the Scalp Douse cooling healing cleansing ZEMO on the scalp and rug vigor pusly If youre like thousands of others the way dandruff vanishes and itching stops will be a surprise and delight Use this remarkable clean family antiseptic liquid freely Its the sensible way to get rid of Dandcuff and Itching Scalp Keep ZEMO handy Safe and dependable for all forma of itching irritations of the skin and scalp 35c GOc and When woods are bare and birds liave flown and frosts and shortenr ing daysportend the agedyear is near an end then come the gen tians one of the chief joys of Octo ber Rarely indeed does one find the fringed gentian A small bed has been reported near Clear Lake and some have been found in previous places at Pilot Knob Once common on the prairies of Jowa in moist places this lovely flower colored with heavens own blue and look ing thru its quiet fringes to the sky has met the same fate as the pasque the shooting star orchid and Bothers of Iowas rare flowers On a virgin piece of soil southwest of Mason City explorers from the Outdoor Life department of the Wo mans club found three kinds of gen tians a few days ago the bottle or closed the downy and the quinque folia Everyone is more or less fa miliar with the legend surroundlrig the closed gentian of how a fairy queen took refuge in a fringed gen tian in order that she might be more effectually shielded the flower clos ed its lobes which have remained closed ever since To repay the gen tians kindness the fairy painted the stripes on the interior as we find them today Another interesting plant not found in abundance except on virgin soil or the right of ways and which has the background of legend and romance is the compass plant the leaves of which some like to use in their winter bouquets This plant in former days marked the meridian of the prairie and doubtless reas sured many a weary anxious pion eer Longfellow immortalized this compass plant in his classic Evan geline describing it exquisitely Look at this vigorous plant that lifts its head fromthe meadow See how its leaves are turned to the north as true as a magnet This is the compassflower that the finger of God has planted Here in Jhe houseless wild to direct the travelers journey Over the sealike pathless limitless waste of the desert Flower in Fall Many people think of the crocus as a distinctly spring flower whose sole mission is to proclaim the first exhilirating promises of spring But there is a lovely autumnflowering crocus Zonatus which blooms at this time of year and which is de cidedly worth getting acquainted with Mrs W C Odell of South Kentucky avenue experimented witha few of these bulbs and now has a few choice blooma as thrilling to the beholder as the first pasque flower which peeps out from Its eiderdown to greet us alniostbeterp the snows have disappeared atua bulbs planted early in August will thrust forth blooms in October Like Halls amaryllis the flowers are devoid of foliage which willbe produced next spring In color thu zonatus is a soft orchid The buds closely furled are a joy to behold They resemble a tulipbud in minia ture but the open flower is more like the pasque with delicate pen cillngs of purple on the inside of the golden anthers con trasting beautifully with the orchid and purple Listed as a superb cro cus to glorify rock gardens it is perfectly hardy and will add charm to any chosen spot In the garden Dry freezing of evergreens Is very disastrous ami therefore it behooves everyone who has evergreens to keep them well watered at this time of year A shallow trench should be dug around the tree not deep enough to injure the roots and at least 12 gallons should be fed to a small tree before a stiff freeze comes Everyone who covets a fine evergreen tree will be glad to thus fortify the tree for winter Savo Your Leaves Here and tliere thruout the city one spies mysterious piles of some thing covered with canvas or boards These are leaves and be speak the wise and thrifty garden er whose vision takes him ahead a month or two to the days when he must tuck around and over his flower and bulb children a warm blanket Some prefer to sack the leaves but at any rate no leaves should be burned until one has an adequate supply for the garden Be sides serving the purpose of a pro tecting blanket they are a valuable asset to the soil Then there is also the compost heap to think about when space permifs A shrub somewhat new to Iowa gardeners but coming to be more and more recommended as appropri ate for shade planting is the wltcii bazelThe plant is unique in that the yellow flowers appear upon the branches in late fallafter the color ful foliage has dropped a direct an tithesis to the Forsythia whose gold en bells peal forth the tiding of spring before the leaves appear The blossoms of the witch hazel seem immune to our heavy frosts and arc followed by peculiar interesting brown seed pods One gardener rec ommends it as a background for the hardy yellow chrysanthemum Burroughs says that with the blooming of this bush Mother Na ture says the last It is a kind of birth in death of spring in fall that impresses one as a little uncanny All trees and shrubs form their flowerbuds in the fall and keep the secret until spring How comes the witch hazel to be the one exception and to celebrate its flor al nuptials on the funeral day of its foliage No doubt it will befound that the spirit of some lovelorn squaw has passed into this bush and that this is why it bloomsin the fiidian summer than in the white mans spring But it makes the floral series of fall complete To Elect Officers WELLS Minn Oct 14 meeting of cream and produce buy ers to elect officials of the Minne sota Cream and Produce buyers is to bo held here tonight REPORT BLAMES I SPEAKEASlf i Commercialized Vice in N York Laidrto Night Clubs c NEW YORK Oct 14 clubs and speakeasiesare demned as the headquarters of mercialized vice in New York in V annual report of the 14 published today The committee headed by James Pedersenwas organized years ago to combat vice Dr Pedersen said that tho ni clubs and speakeasies constitut only 9 per cent of the commute 14399 investigations they reveal 7S per cent of the violations Conditions in the drinking resort of Harlem New Yorks populou Negro settlement where the patron age is mixed white and Negro described as the worst in tho of social morality Employment agencies which suj ply female help hostess checkrooi attendants and cigaret vendors night clubs were linked with tb clubs in thecensure of the comml tee Taxicab drivers were accused being aides in the traffic Bee Flan Husking JORDAN Oct 14 ty corn husking bee 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