Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 7, 1937 · Page 56
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 56

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SIXTEEN LOVELORN SCAR SAINT'S STATUE Permanent Substance Is Sought as Belief Persists. BREST, France, (UP)— Breton ecclesiastical officials are searching for an asbestos or carborun- dum nose for one of Brittany's favorite saints. They find that because of his popularity among the Breton women folk the saint's third nose has disappeared. Weary of replacing his noses they are searching for something really permanent. Saint Guirec, Breton patron saint of young maidens desiring marriage, has lost his nose several times since he began his good work in the 13th century. Ecclesiastical authorities thought they had solved their problem by erect- ting a granite statue of the saint after his first wooden noses disappeared, but they never counted on the force of love. Tourists who are familiar with the many statues of saints in European cathedrals have seen the hollowed marble on toes, or fingers, where hundreds of thousands of pilgrims have left the imprint of their ardor, but few of them have seen the Breton holy man whose sore point is his nose. Nose Is Priced. According to Breton legends, Saint Guirec is an expert at arranging marriages, and if only the young woman who seeks a proper spouse will prick his nose with a pin and then say the proper prayers, everything will soon be ready. This promise has brought women of all ages and with all-sized pins flocking to his statue here. These assaults have made it necessary to replace the nose time ^nd again. At first Saint Guirec was embodied in a wooden statue with a frail wooden nose, but by daily pin pricking soon there was no nose at all. Besieged by women trying to stick to the letter of the ritual, the nose was replaced by the authorities. It was only a v.-ooden nose that followed the first and it soon suffered the same fate. Finally authorities decided to have done with this perpetual replacing of noses Serial Star Freed Released from Lo: Anjteles jail. Juanila Hanscn, movie serial queen 20 years ago, protested her arrest on suspicion of violating the state narcotic act. The actress, now workinz on a federal theater project, was arrested when a detective said he found a narcotic administration kit in her purse. Miss Hanson said she was on her way to administer a coal tar product to a sick friend. more substantial, lor who can i»y that the physical impulse has not been the motivating force in winning intercession for the marriageable Breton maids? And if a pm- resisting nose were found for the gaint, what would happen in Brittany? _ Former Rockwell Man Dies in Minneapolis ROCKWELL—Word was received here Tuesday morning of the death of John Mullaney of Minneapolis, a former Rockwell resident. Watt of Riceville to Start Winthrop Store RICEVILLE—Bert Watt, for 17 years the tenant on the large Herdricks estate farm on the east edge of Riceville, sold his farm equipment at auction on Tuesday and will move to Winthrop where he will open a grocery store. lowan Kills Himself. ATLANTIC, (ff)— Officials said Harry Tracy, 42, Atlantic laborer, committed suicide in his home here Wednesday morning by shooting himself with a rifle. , and erected a statue made entirely j of granite. i But Love Never Dies. Love never dies, the Breton country folk say. No nose, even if it be made of granite, can withstand 300,000 love-stricken pin pricks a year for any length of time, facts confirm. The beautiful granite features oi Saint Guirec now have become the most ugly in all Brittany, and only five little holes remain. Moreover, it .seems that the potency of their patron saint has decreased with his disappearing nose. For want of a harder substance, church officials have decided to replace the saint's missing nose with another granite one. But they now have their doubts as to how long it will last. Moreover, they fear replacing it with something Start Flying Club at S. U. I. Open to Faculty, Students IOWA CITY, (IP)— Prof. T. R. Thoren of the University of Iowa college of engineering, has announced the foundation of a Hying club at the university, open to both faculty members and students. , Competition in flying technique, bomb dropping (using three pound sacks of flour for bombs) dead stick landings, balloon bursting and hangar flying will be held, he said. The club will be a part ol the- national intercollegiate, flying club, an organization with branches on many American campuses. - Headquarters for the club will be at the Iowa City airport, Professor Thoren said. O'Connor to Start Practice. ALTA VISTA—Dr. E. C. 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