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MASON' CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 14 B 1937 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AN A. W. LEE NEWSPAPER Issued Every Vittk Day by the MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 1H-123 East State Street Telephone No, 3800 LEE P. LOOMIS ----- Publisher W. EARL HALL - - - - Managing Editor ENOCH A. NOREM - - - City Editor LLOYD L. GEER - - Advertisirg Manager Entered ai second-class matter April 17, 1630, at the post- office at Mason City, towa, under the act of March 3. 1879. MEMBER. ASSOCIATED PRESS which Is exclusively entitled to the use for publication o; all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited In this paper, and all local news. MEMBER. IOWA DAILY PRES3 ASSOCIATION, with Dei Moines news and business offices «t 405 Shops Building. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason City and Clear Lake, Mnson City ar.d Clear Lake. by the year ...,..,. .$7.00 by the week S .15 OUTSIDE MASON CITT AND CLEAR LAKE AXD WITHIN 110 MILES OF MASON CITT Per year by carrier S7.00 By mall 6 months $2.25 Per week by carrier ....3 .15 B>y mail 3 months S1.25 Per year by mail S4.00 Ev mail 1 mdhth $ .50 OITTSIBE JIM Mil.? ZONE IN" IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per Year.. 58.00 Six months . W.25 Three months.. $1,75 JN ALL STATES OTHEK THAN IOWA AND M1VXESOTA Per yr..JK.OO 6 months--54.50 3 n onths 52.50 I month..$-1.00 America at Crossroads rpHE president in his vigorous appeal to the judi- •"• cial branch of government to take a progressive attitude in its future interpretation of the laws passed by congress raised :<">-">e extremely interesting points for study. The whole subject of popular government is brought ID for review. A principal mark of the American system of government has been the specific defining by constitution of the three branches of government, Esch was explicitly endowed with certain powers and to the states was reserved all powers not expressly sranted to the central government. In the past four years tl ere has been an unprecedented leadership of congress by the chief You explain—we can't—why it is that our sob- sisters of both sexes nave so much more concern for the killer than for the family of the person who got killed. The monument Iowa house republicans might build for their confrere, Albert Beltman of Hospers, would look strangely like a tombstone. The Methodist church is the only organization in America that has sponsored more Boy Scout troops than the American Legion. Some will say that it was'just a case of Wisconsin not being big enough for two ambitious men. Some brides cry to get things out of their systems; others to get things out of their husbands. All eyes are on Nebraska's new, streamlined, one-house, all-male legislature. Young Feller, you'd better be good! Referring to Bob, of course. Where are the liberals of yesteryear? Ask Glenn Frank. PROS and CONS WORTH-20 MINUTES W. G. Williams in Garner Leader: What on the surface seems a foolhardy program being conducted at the present time by the state highway commission proves, on investigation, to be a conscientious and purposeful survey. We admit frankly that when we were first accosted by a polite young man who explained that he was working for the state commission doing survey work we had misgivings that his time, and ours, was about to be wasted. When he asked if we drove to work, if we executive. He refers to it as teamwork; others call ! aUe ^ ded _ f °°. tba1 !. g , ames V_ we , n L of E en t( L Clear _ Lake it surrender by congress of its traditional place in the governmental picture. However it be apprals- and However ed, the fact clearly is that congress has been is going To be pliant to the president's wiil. Nov.' the judicial branch is admonished to join this merger in the name of liberalism and progress. trips lions and then asked us to tell what roads and streets we used and approximately how many miles w traveled each year, we were still rather confident that we had sized up the situation accurately. Results that are being tabulated from the survey Those who question Mr. Roosevelt's sincerity | show that the program is a conscientious one. The were in a sad minority at ihe last fair test on ihe ! purpose, we have learned, is to determine directly question. Nor is it effectual to quarrel with his I r - om automobile owners the relative amounts of service rendered by -those state highways com- cemand for modernising the fedc"t,l svstem 10 meet i . . .,,,,-., , ,, changes in the economic svstem. Bv the same token i f™ the f f dera aid ***l*™, by all other state . , ., _ ', , . :, .... i highways and bv local roads and streets; it is also sincerity should be conceded to those wr.o ; (hc • to "indicate the relative use of these on a retention of the genera, frame of constnu- Iacililic , s by Iov , a rcsid ents. tional freedom, a thing they oelicve can DC done j The information so gathered will be used in a without permitting government to become otn-of- I comprehensive highway planning program for the date, stagnant r.r.d helpless. i state. Government must govern or sive way to some | So if you are accosted by one of these young other government that wi!J. The break-down of j men, don't think that he has an amazing curiosity DAILY SCRAP BOOK by Scott oF MALABAR. t IKDIA, SHOcrT" FisH wrfft CoPlEP PROM ; INTRODUCED BY SAIL-— 6rl£ WA$ BUILT" AROUKP "CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE" i N IK 1877-78,' ROLLED ^o -f«E SEA AND •fRAN$PoR<£D-frit OBELISKL-TO ."loWE-D ByfrlE ONCE FAMOUS LOMDON-<U<i " WERE USED PEKNlES IN 61V1L WAR. I-/4 OBSERVING WSlggEW "What Would Vou Do In Case of a Kidnaping? was asked what I would do if I \vere ordered to pay a ransom for the release of a kidnaped youngster, assuming that I had something to pay. The doctor who asked it was pretty sure that he would sit tight and Who Thinks Mae's Worth Seven Shirley Temples? sometimes despair at 1fc« way in which justice i* strained. There's one example in the recent publicity on yearly incomes out in Hollvwood. Shirley Temple, that amazing little actress who has brought clean entertainment to the millions, received $66,000 for her efforts. And that's a huge amount in anybody's league. But in the same reflecting on the fate of the little j period, Mae West, whose contri- Mattson bov. let the government their best. agents do "You hardly ever get the children back alive anyway."- he said, I frankly admit I don't know what I'd do. I suspect, however, that my course would be pretty much what that of other parents has been. Thoughts of the return of my loved one would transcend all else. Every time I think of this, I recall the legislation once proposed to make the payment of a ransom a serious offense ; .n the eyes of the j bution to the movies not only may be but is being debated, received $480,833, almost seven times at much. No justice, sez I. Speed Chief Factor in Highway Killings draw on an address made by L. St Clair, director of the accident prevention conference recently sponsored by the department of commerce in law. Parents complying with kid- ! Washington, for the folloxving slant on the mounting death toll napers' demands would be imprisoned under the proposal. The theory was that this would be no come from the activity. Thus the usual incentive for child-snatch- a warning to kidnapers that financial gair. could possibly (nationally if not in Iowa) on streets and highways: "Deaths can be decreased if th« nation will face the facts about all major accident causes and adopt and enforce remedial meas- ing would be eliminated ' ures regardless of selfish protests. Only thing wrong with this is! " One oi the most important that the law would never be en- j dcalh csuses generally ignored forced. Public sentiment would Puolicly, but recognized by all in- not stand for heaping further formed persons, is the temptation pain on the parents of a" kidnaped to s Peed, undcl ' dangerous condi- DIET and HEALTH By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D. parliamentary systems that set entangled in their own confusion and partisanship :s the seed ci revolution ?nd dictatorship. I: has happened repeatedly in Europe where people-.- ] about your personal affairs. He's only trying to help you remember your trips. And by giving him 20 minutes o£ your time you may be insuring that given up their deciding voice in governmen: after-government lie- cause the ?\?tem failed to fun .-lion, and turned to dictators who. though hating democracies, at any rate would act and get things done. It is for Americans to measure our situation and decide as best they can whether we have reached this position, and if so whether Mr. Roosevelt's roads you like vears to come. to use will be best maintained in PASSING THOUGHT Two Rivers. Wis., Reporter: When the president attacked the practice of tenant-farming in his congressional address, he must have caused many thoughtful men to think back of that picture and realize thnt. the reason for most of the tenancy dis- call upon the supreme court to destroy its own functions is the proper remedy. The president has posed the issue, and th next move is clearly up to the supreme court. ML". Roosevelt has rejected the alternative of a co-jstivjtional amendment by which the powers he believes the federal government needs could be gi anied by the states to the executive ar.d legislative tranches—to prcsi- I farms of their own—and so, perhaps, build up an- rient and congress. He ha 1 ; decided upon a short- I other surplus? cut. by means of supreme court obedience. If he i Admittedly, tenancy is a bad thing. But it docs not achieve U—what then? ' > s the way most farm youngsters, without means, Mr. Roosevelt does not say. Pcr'.vps he has j Set their start, and it is not always a service to tress is ths new deal's reduction of the cotton crop. That threw millions of share-croppers—tenant farmers—out of work, and gave the country the problem which the president asks congress to solve. The cotton curtailment program was entered upon to absorb a surplus, really at the expense of the tenants. Now- the president proposes to spend a lot of tax monej' to put the tenants on mortgaged not decided upon a course But ;C the supreme court does not yield obedience, he will have but two courses open, short of surrender of his own policies: first, the use of his executive power to en- f?rce laws over the constitutional ban of the court; second, proposal of the amendments necessary to permit his policies full function. It should be noted that while he has not proposed an amendment, he has not definitely said he would not. A Ban on Alien Marriages A LMOST from the beginning of the American consular service, marriage between our government's representatives nnd the citizens of the country in which they are stationed has been a problem. And a real problem it is too for the reason that such marriages invite, if indeed they do not compel, a dT.idcd loyalty <-:i the part of these consular employes who should, be 100 per cent loyal to the United States I thcm to P ut lhcm on a hcavll - v in debt to the government or anybody else, before they have learned the farming business and proved they know WH.-VT ARE WE GOING TO DO? Sheffield Press: The statistics will be rather gruesome but, in a few weeks, you will hear that the year 1936 set a new record in the number of lives snuffed out on the highways of America, where millions of sensible citizens pursue the great god speed when they sit behind a steering wheel. GOING STRONG AT 78 Marshalllown Times-Republican: Carrie Chap- Iowa w'oman and nationally in the cause of women, has attained the age oC 78. Mrs. Catt has filled a place of prominence usefulness in national affairs and is still going strong despite her years, SHAMEFUL PRACTICE! Ames Tribune: The queerest thing about the Chinese is the way they celebrate New Year's. man Can, former known as a leader In the current issue of the United States News, j Tney go arounc i paying their debts. a column of comment from 'AC newspapers of America on the recent ban on ; ; marriages declared by the diplomatic service is reproduced. All of the papers quoted from were ; :i sympathy with the prohibition. Some came through with the suggestion that the scale of pay should be raised sufficiently to permit any cons'-!ar worker to take an American wife with him to his post. "The only alternative," suggests the Minneapolis Tribune, "would be to insist h,at every American in the diplomatic service be at that rate unyielding strong-willed type of male who does exactly as he pleases, quite regardless of his wife's suggestions. But alas, the best diplomats—'he most accomplished peace-keepers—are invariably husbands of the other sort." Now that the election and the serious issues raised daring the campaign arc well past, newspapers have space to give to questions no more far-reaching in their effect than the one here considered. SAFETY DISSECTED Clear Lake Reporter: Safety in auto driving is 99 per cent common sense; accidents, 99 per cent thoughtless hurry. A Business Pioneer Passes TWTASON CITY has I-ecn saddened this week by **^ the passing of one nf its most Invrd and revered business pioneers. Charles W. Damon ramc to Mason Civ, ,icar the turn of the century. He not only saw V -it was an important part of Mason City's evolution from jast another little county seat town to the flourishing business and industrial center of today. In business he was known as a :;quareshooter. In civic affairs he was guided by the ruls o£ supporting that which he believed to be for the good of Mason City. In his individual capacity he was a good neighbor and a true friend. The decision to perpetuate his name in the business house he had helped establish and develop was a genuine testimonial to the fine reputation he bore. His passing is another impressive m?'.iireslation of the march of time. On the fingers of one hand one could count the men still doing business at the old «tand whose period of activity coincided with or exceeded that of Charlie Damon. He lived in an interesting and important era; his was an uncommonly fruitful life. EDITOR'S MAIL BA& It's a choice recomrnenaation for O. J. Ditto that his neighbors of northwest Iowa seem unanimous in their dssire for his reappointment as state highway commission chairman. THE FORMER KING AND MRS. SIMPSON (By an English born resident of Mason City) MASON CITY—I take this opportunity, having been asked several times, to express py views on the most discussed incident in a decade, namely the abdication of the former King Edward the VIII of England and his contemplated marriage with Mrs. Wally Simpson. While there are some persons who look upon this incident as a diplomatic geslure, I firmly believe that Mr. and Mrs. Wally Simpson and the former King Edward of England ,came to a perfect understanding on the common laws of nature and I rather think the former King Edward believed he had found the one woman of his choice. Personally I admire him for his courage and self sacrifice. He laid his cards fairly and squarely on the table, and the Americans believe in the pursuit of happiness. By abdicating the English throne, the former King Edward of England made it possible for the new King George VI, his brother, to ascend the English throne and to reign over all English subjects and all of her dominions. The former King Edward VIII in his own words remarked, "My brother will make a better king than I." Open confession is good for the soul. I sincerely hope the former King Edward VIII of England and Mrs. Wally Simpson will be very happy and that the incident, sooner or later, will be like a closed book with history written on every page. She, Mrs. Wally Simpson, an American, he the former King Edward VIII, an Englishman. And while discussing the relationship between these two notables, I pray there may never be a broken link in the chain of friendship which now exists between these two great English speaking nations. America, like the Statue of Liberty, stands out as a beacon light, directing, guiding and pointing the way to a true world democracy. And while I have more than a spark of love for the land of my birth, I thank God for America. And I shall strive at all times to be a true and loyal American citizen. JOHN A. MILLS. , PATIENT CAN AID IN RECOVERY now and then I meet a patient for •E' whom 12 or 15 years ago I prescribed a regime of exercise or diet, and when I find he is still following it, 1 am frankly amazed at his constancy —sometimes even more astonished at the excellence of the results that have followed." says the author of an interesting work on the "Art of Treatment, 1 ' just published. I can confirm the observation out of my own experience, and yet 1 still stand in astonishment before it. First, I am astonished at its rarity. Why shouldn't it happen all the time? Here are people who come to a doctor with grievous and intricate things the matter with them. It takes the doctor some time to discover them all: He uses the resources of centuries of scientific discovery to do so. Then he outlines the most successful methods of righting the matter: Only it must be continued for a long time. Dr. Clendeninj All this costs money. The patient pays his hard earned money, tries the diet or regimen for a while, feels better, feels well enough not to be worried any more, and drops it. I suppose it's human nature. Our fellow creatures can be screwed up to follow a plan of treatment for a while.. They wiil submit to nearly anything so its over soon and promises immediate relief—a surgical operation, X-ray treatment, some dental work, two weeks of hot baths at the springs, a course of injections in the veins—but for the long pull, they stay on the diet,, or whatever it is. until they feel some improvement, and then they want to forget the doctor and the treatment. Just as astonishing is our astonishment at how a diet works if it is persisted in long enough. As doctors, we are often just as skeptical as the layman about the value of continuing on a diet. That is because we have so seldom had an opportunity of'seeing it given a chance. We so seldom see anyone who follows it out over the length of time required. Sometimes you find wisdom and strength of character in the most unexpected places. The author of "The Art of Treatment" tells the story of a Negro with diabetes who had become £ugar- free on a diet, and his doctor wanted to increase his starch allowance. The patient said, "No, sir, boss, I'd rather eat what I'm eatin' now. I felt so feeble and po'ly when I eaten biscuits and hominy, I'd rather eat what I'm eatin' now." I wish I could get all the diabetic patients I know to understand that point of view. A sweet dessert may tempt them, and they do riot seem to realize that it docs them no good at all: It goes right through and is never used in nutrition. They would starve to death on it because the body cannot use it. When patients "give down" to the treatment and really begin to use it, they invariably feel better. Like Charles Keene's bus drivers. "How's Jim?" says one to the other. "Oh! Better now," is the reply. "He's takin' his lotions regular now. Some can never get up enough resolution to take a cure at home, no matter how simply it can be arranged, and hence have to go to sanitaria or springs or special health resorts. At such places, where everyone is taking the cure, it is hard not to fall in line. This is their great advantage. EARLIER DAYS IN MASON CITY Told by Glnbc- GilzcUc Flics child. —o— Snow Clearance Here Best, Says Traveler talked the other day with a traveling man whose work takes him into seven or ei i lions, held out to drivers. They | are supplied with cars capable of I making 100 miles an hour, given lights unsafe at more than 40 miles, permitted in many states to run vehicles that have not been inspected, and then urged to smash-ups 1t . -r . , i , . i "They wil! continue to increase rf«~ , - -* T t -a -A H I ,iThe temptation to press the accel- Wd& f hT v^ncT^ i *?«* do'wn to the floor regardless number is sizable, Mason City has | done the best job of keeping her j fj 1 ' downtown streets free of snow. To j the street department, my bow. Thirty Years W. L. Jones returned today from a visit with relatives at Eldora. Frederick Larrabee, son of Former Governor Larrabee, was in the city yesterday for a visit with friends. The Rev. C. H. Bohn left today for a visit at Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Verne Rule left today for Waverly for a visit at her parental home. Patrick Featherstone of Red Wing, Minn., was in the city today on business. L. M. Van Auken left today for Charles City on K. P. business. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hallock returned to their home at Storm Lake today following a visit with friends in the city. Helen PilJsbury of Milford is visiting in the city with friends .tor a short time. Twenty Years Ago— The high school basketball team defeated Plymouth 30 "to 25 last night at the local gymnasium I with Funk, star forward, caging 7 fieldgoals in j the first half of the game. Fred Ford of Rockwell was a business visitor in the city today. E. G. Dunn is spending a few days on business at Elkader. . Mrs. Addie Hill of Amboy, III, is visiting m the city today. • County Clerk F. M. Graham of Charles City visited friends in the city last night. Helen Victoreck has returned to Minneapolis following a few weeks visit in the city. Ten Years Ajo— Lights on Bridge Are Bright as 35 Full Moons inadequate lights, bad roads, and strong laws, or anything else drivers to resist, especially in rural sections after dark. And it is there and then that the most horrible accidents are occurring." The conference, formed by See- am told that one of the i retary Roper at the request of J most remarkable features i President Roosevelt, now has set of that marvelous new j up contacts in all states, and will San Francisco- Oakland is its light- [ work for improved legislation It's the largest sodi- with safety groups in all legisla- ui the world. Nine tures which will meet during 1937. ing system. um layout hundred and twenty-four lights— the equivalent- of 35 full moons!— make the bridge so light that mo- Based on suggestions received, St. Clair recommended, among other things, that maximum speeds torists are asked to turn off or j be definitely reduced to 50 miles dim their headlights while cross-1 an hour, by governors or other ing the bridge. l mechanical devices, if necessary. Answers to Questions By FREDERIC J. RASKIN PLEASE NOrE—A reader can pet the answer to uny qaestlon of f»ct by writinc the Mason Cily GIobe-Ga7otte T s Information Bureau, Frederic J. Bankin. Director, Washington. D. C. Please send three (3) cents poslace for reply. How many kinds of cheese | culture says one of the heaviest made in Europe and America? horses on record weighed a little H. M. more than 3,500 pounds. j About 150 kinds. j How much time and money did Is "Nazi" formed from the first i H. R. Ekins' trip around the world syllables of two words in the actual name of the party? R. K. Dr. Scholz of the German embassy says it is composed of the two first syllables of national, pronounced nazi-onal in German. The term, Nazi, was very easily introduced into the German vocabulary since it resembles literally the j appeared in 1892. familiar expression used in the consumc? E. W. The World-Telegram reporter made the trip in 18 days 14 hours 56 minutes 50 2-5 seconds at a cost of aoproximately $5,000. When was "The Prisoner of Zcnda" first published? A. T. This novel by Anthony Hope . "" . . j. _ /„,,, .,,„„!-„ ;,-, laminar expression us^a in u Mrs. Sam Raizes is spending a few weeks in Bavajjan v( £ nacular (s]ang) for Jordan, Minn. . , . E E. Ocken has returned from a ousmess trip to Fairmont, Minn. , Capt Johnny Moen paced the high school basketball team to a 28 to 12 victory over Hampton last night as both quintets gave poor exhibitions of basketball. . CHICAGO—All the baseball players involved in the alleged scandal between the White Sox and Tigers in 1917 were exonerated in a decision given today by Commissioner K. M. Landis. Mason City is one of 32 cities in Iowa designated as sites of high school basketball sectional tournaments in March. More than 600 schools have ai- ready entered the Iowa elimination tournaments "• determine the state cage champion. peasant boy. The latter Nazi naturally derive? from the given to. can tree cultivated in the West In- How does one first address an archbishop? H. S. Your Grace. Do any of the new federal buildings in Washington have escalators? G. H. The interior department building, now about ready for occu- dies and Brazil. It contains a large! pancy, is the first. These run from proportion of caffeine and some the basement to the second floor The building is also served by 20 high speed elevators. Has anyone ever estimated the number of needles on a pine tree? theobromine. The nut is about the size of a chesnut and is chewed as a condiment and stimulant, and the extract is used as a tonic drink. TOMORROW By CLARK KINNAIRD Notable Births — Pierre Samuel duPont, b. 1E70, in Wilmington, Del., chairman of the board of the top duPont company . : . Ivor N. Davies, b. 1893, in England, i actor, dramatist, songwriter (Keep the Home Fires Burning, etc.) known as Ivor Novello . . . Wladyslaw Theodor Benda, b. 1873 in Poznan, Poland, naturalized American illustrator and decorative painter T. . Ruth Slenezynslci, b. 1925, prodigy-pianist Thomas Walker, b. 1715, in Gloucester county, Va., a future notable explorer. His achievements are usually overlooked in school texts. He was the first white man to enter Kentucky, preceding Daniel. Boone by 13 years. He discovered Cumberland Gap and Cumberland river and named them both. • ALL OF US By MARSHALL MASLIN "BE LIKE AN APPLE TREE" on __ _ O NCE an old farmer, sitting on his front porch F ; nk ] e ) 10 j;f e] both 1932 graduates toward the end of his life, decided to give me of v _ M _ L _ are the authors of When did St. Simeon Stylitcs I K - R •e? ^ D C ! ^ r - A- '*-'• Maclvinney of Ashe- St. Simeon was born in north- | viHe, N. Car., counted the needles ern Syria fourth - I'M •] \-v\ nr\'i £', f:*-\' nrvjT" An— : O — O.UUU. vacancies ,In What Virginia Military Institute ! ™"y s wil1 be filled this I boys wrote a play about the school j | now on Broadway? H. J. | John Monks, Jr.. and Fred St. Simeon was born in north- | viHe, *. Car., counted trie neeaies ern Syria toward the close of the ! on a tree 34 feet from the bottom fourth century A. D. and became | ]™'° to the top and found it had a monk in a monastery near An- ; 32o.OOO. „„_ lioch j How many vacancies ,In CCC \«7,._* IT; :_:„ TI.T:I:.—. T-^J:«,.<„! camDS will be filled this month? There is room for 50,742. a bit of advice. "Son " said he, "the best thing you can do is imitate a bearing apple tree. You just watch a bearing apple tree from spring to spring and you 11 not see anything finer than that THE NEW TESTAMENT "Brother Rat." Why has one cameraman the exclusive privilege of photographing the Dionne quintuplets? E. H. The Globe-Gazette offers a New Testament, with a mass of supplementary material such as harmony of the gospels, great periods Fred Davis, as a representatix-e of Bible history, and a specially . B;b] assistanc .procur.nfined- promise of good fruit in _ at its trunk and branches, too. just before those I; buds break open and see how strong and graceful j ical supplies, clothes, etc., Dr. Da- thev are plenty big to hold the harvest that's com- ! foe, to express his gratitude, seine They've been carefully pruned; the farmer lected Davis wncn tnc exclusive ' Jan. 15, 1783—The Earl of Stirling died in Albany, N. Y., aged 57, of gout. As William Alexander, this wealthy aristocrat, one of the founders of King's College (Columbia), had fought with distinction on the American side in the Revolution! Jan. 15, 1810—New York City government forbade masked balls and parties. ONE MINUTE PULPIT—-Wives submit unto your own husbands.—Ephesians 5:22. ing. . . . They've does that but you got to do your own pruning, just as you got to "do your own thinning later on when the apples begin to form. "You can't be big apples, boy, unless you learn how to thin yourselves properly. You can't do everything you want to do. You've got to pick and choose and concentrate a bit if you want a decent crop. A lot of little apples may be sweet, but you can't put them on the market. "The kind of apples you want is nice, solid, shapely ones with a good color and plenty of juice in them. The kind that have a nice feel in your hands and make a nice crunch when you chew them and have a good flavor to them. ... I always figure a good apple with some body to it and juice and flavor something you can take a good salis- factorry bits out of. "A young fellow ought to produce a good crop, one he can be proud of, and then he ought to be content—or at least as quiet as a good apple tree —to drop his leaves and prepare himself for the winter that's, sure to come, just like it comes to rights contract was signed. Do bees Rather ncctai- from red clover? C. D. Red clover is not used by honey bees because the tube of the flower is so long the sucking tube of the honey bee can not reach the honey. How long has the Lincoln cathedral a capella choir been organized? T. N. Over 16 years. lowly Man of Galilee made pertinent observations about justice, taxes, wages, la- capitalists, classes and masses—precepts that are as pat today as they were two thousand years ago. A copy of the New Testament with the sayings of the Saviour printed in red wiD help you to locate quickly the subject you desire. This unusual volume contains 254 pages printed on thin Bible these old trees of; mine. Just remember what I'm telling you and you'll save yourself a whole lot of trouble." I didn't pay much attention and perhaps these aren't his exact words—but I do remember that once an old farmer compared life to an apple tree and there was wisdom in his words. include 55 mixed voices, many of tho members being undergraduates of the University of Nebraska. What can I do or wear to keep ] from setting so called electric shocks while walking about niy home? I. R. v Static electricity is often generated by persons walking about, particularly over carpeted floors in cold dry weather." There is no remedy except more moisture in the air. What is the weight of the heaviest horse? E. S. Records of the heaviest and tallest horses are very difficult to obtain. The department of agri- paper and is bound in a flexible The choristers I black cover - Use "upon. The Mason City Globe-Gazette Information bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, director, Washington, D. C. I enclose 20 cents in com (carefully wrapped) for the New Testament. Name Street City State (Mail to Washington, D. C.)'

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