Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 31, 1936 · Page 119
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. DECEMBER 31 • 1936 Sec. B-ll Recovery of Sugar 95,000 TONS OF Physical Director THEM PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION Plans Considered by State Commission to Raise Acreage. The big story about the beet sugar industry in North Iowa the past year revolves around the big comeback made by the crop after the summer drought. The beets looked all but gone when the fall rains started the | last part of August and the rc-ccv- i cry staged surprised even E. C. | Moore, manaaer of the Mason I City plant of the American Crys- j ta! Sugar company. I The result was that in some j spots over the North Iowa and southern Minnesota territory farmers got excellent yields. One farmer near Frost. Minn., who had 45 acres of sugar- berts. got 21% tons to the acre, while there were a considerable number who got 12, 13 and 14 tons to the acre and any number whose yield was better than 10 tons an acre, according to Mr. Moore. Good yields were shown in a number of instances at each of the 18 stations Tnaintained by the company, Mr. Moore stated. Soj;ar Content Better. The aggregate of 55,000 tons provided a near-normal campaign for the plant. The sugar content of the beets was better than last ye«r although not up to normal for the reason that the beets were jrrowtng when they should have been ripening and had to be dug in October to avoid frost when they should have had more time for ripening. Mr. Moore is expected to attend a conference at Des Moines Jan. 5 ot which plans will be laid for increasing Iowa's sugar beet crop. The meeting is planned by Otto S. Muntz. chairman of the Greater Iowa commission. Representatives of the state planning board, the Greater Iowa commission, the legislature, junior and senior chambers of commerce, Iowa college presidents, '.he press, radio, s:at-j manufacturers' association and civic leaders generally are expected to attend this meeting. Would Increase Income. At the meeting these will hear that $62,687,000 average yearly income for Iowa farmers might be obtained by half of the farmers diverting 10 acres of their corn land to iiugar beets. This crop would create 300,899,000 man hours of employment annually, which figure compared. Arabian Revolt Attributed to Dream of Own Empire Palestine School Chief* Warns of Offensive on Jerusalem. SAN FRANCISCO, (UP) — Launching of a second Arab revolt in Palestine, more serious than the one recently ended, and which may prove the vanguard of an Arabian uprising to establish an Arab empire, is predicted by Dr. C. C. McCown, dean of the Pacific School of Religion and director of the American School of Oriental Research in Palestine. Dr. McCown has just rcutrned from Palestine where he witnessed the recent Arab revolt. He also saw the former revolts there in 1921 and 1929. • "The idea is gradually gaining way in many circles./' Dr. McCown declared, "that Palestine is only a pawn in the larger game of. Mediterranean and eastern politics that will have its complete unfoldment later on. Considered Sacred City. "At present the eyes of 70,000,000 Arabs and 250,000.000 Moslems are .centered on Jerusalem, which they regard as their most sacred city after Mecca. The recent revolt engaged the active sympathies and the active help of a great many of these peoples. In any revolt to come that sympathy and help is likely to be stronger. "One event, the importance of which seems to have been greatly overlooked by the press of the world, has been the launching of a pan-Arabic movement in Iraq. "As the situation stands today, Palestine is surrounded by an Arabic empire that is only waiting its'time- to fight for its place in the sun." Praise for British. Dr. McCown, while praising both the British administration of the mandate over Palestine and the efforts of the Jews to establish a Jewish national home there, declares that the apposition of the Arabs, which is steadily tending toward 'more and open revolt and violence, is based on their conviction that their existence depends upon it For the moment the Arabs are demanding the cessation of Jewish emigration to Palestine and the sale of further land to the Jews Dr. McCown said. The Arabs insist that Palestine is too small and poor to provide a home for their people who constitute a population of 800,000 and for any considerable portion of the 15,000,000 Jews in the world. The land, they insist, is entirely too small and untillable to permit any agricultural development that would support a larger population than already exists there and they argue that it is equally unadapted for any industrialization. "The Arabs also frankly admit, Dr. McCown said, "that they are unable to compete with western civilization that is being imposed on them. They admit the superiority of the Jews in all branches of trade, industry and commerce, j but which constitutes for them only another reason why Jewish emigration should be stopped or limited and that they should be allowed to develop the country on the basis of their own civilization and their own standards of living "For them a farm of 20 acres is sufficient, but the influx of still larger numbers of Jews would deprive them even of that As it is, all of the best land in Palestine is passing steadily into the hands of Jewish immigrants leaving the Arabs, who constitute the great bulk of the population, without means of support.'' Dr. McCown declared that Arabs also are supporting their claim for the right to remain in Palestine on historical grounds. They insist that Palestine has been for them more of a home for a greater length of time than U has for Jews. The latter they declare ruled over Jerusalem for a period of only five to six centuries while the Arabs have had their borne there for 1,200 years and Moslems have ruled it for that entire period except for a century of Christian rules during the Crusades. Dr. McCown is convinced that Palestine is likely to be the focal point of an Arab rebellion which eventually may develop into the ever-growing tendency of the Ar,abs to set up an independent empire. Herb Templin began work as the new physical director of the Y. M. C. A., coming- to Mason C'ily In September from St. Paul. ifi- Muntz said, with 35.486,624 man hours on Iowa WPA projects in 13 months. The manufacture of sugar from the beets would open an annual market for 1.800,620 tons of Iowa coal and an annual market of 940.310 tons of Iowa limestone, he estimated. CHANGES MADE BY BLOCK FIRM C. W. Seitz Replaces Gitt as Manager of Company During Past Year. Chief among the several changes made at the \V. G. Block Coal company. 501 Third street northeast, the past year was the change which saw C. W. Seitz replace Roy Gitt as manager of the company's office here. Mr. Seitz came to Mason City after being connected with the Block company at Davenport. Mason City is one" of 11 Block company yards throughout the state which combined employ approximately 150 persons. Business increased 25 per cent- in- 1936 over that of 1935, estimates Mr. Seitz. He also says the company has successfully taken on this year the "Block's Handyman" stoker made exclusively for the Block company by the Muncic Gear Works at Muncie, Ind. The firm dropped its Elatz beer agency this year, preferring to devote its time to the coal and coke business only. Irish Never Change Their Names, Says Judge Burke They're Proud_ Given by* Jurist as Reason for Policy. CHICAGO, (UP)—"Tlie Irish never change their nanu-s—they're too proud of them," say ; ; Chicago's Irish Judge Joseph Burke who, from his circuit court bench, has occasion to change an average of 12 names weekly. But in the judge's opinion, the Irish are almost singular among nationalities foreign to this country in feeling this satisfaction. Most immigrants sctk changes that bring their names into conformity with Anglo-Saxon "pro- nouncability." Other reasons figure highly in the surge toward revised family handles, according to the judge, and one of the most compelling is love "Love" lays Judge Burke, "has More persons spent their vaca- a lot to'do with changing names, tions in the national parks during <• -• -' the summer of 1936 than ever before. There were 6,082,081 visitors, a huge increase as compared sible, for, he says, "I don't believe that a person should be discriminated aga::;st because of his name. II for business, professional or private reasons the holder of the name thinks he is being injured, I see no reason why he shouldn't change it." The majority of name-switchers, Judge Burke says, is made up of students of professions and vocations who seek to adopt the name of an established practitioner in the field. Such a change, he adds, is made only with consent of the name':; original owner. Out of the breadth of his name- changing experience, Judge Burke has settled upon the world's most unpopular name, but he won't disclose it. "The name is very embarrassing," he says. For one reason or another, a girl or boy about to get married might object to the boy's family name and come to me asking that it be changed from Cidwitz to Ponson- , with the previous record total of 4,284,615 in 1935. In the early hv^oTfrom Ponsonfav to Gid- i part of the 20's only a million or : itz •• ' i so visited the parks each year.— ' And the Celtic jurist is eager to ' United States News. 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