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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 17 1936 ELEVEN IETY Doctor Praises Fairy Tales to Read to Child By GAUKV C. MYEKS, I'M. I). Child Training Authority Often I have, .in this column, heartily recommended fairy talcs for young children. As you know, many educators arc trying to rob the little child of such delights and means of wholesome, -as I see it, education. So I am happy when I come across some writer who agrees v/ith me. In that illuminating volume. "What Is a Book?" edited by Dale Warren, John Livingston Lowes says: "For romances, and story oC giants, and genii, read with a child's quick and plastic imagination, are stepping stones to later deeper, if no more enduring, loves. 'I read through all gilt-cover little books that could be had at that time.' wrote Coleridge to Tom Poole in those precious fragments of an autobiography, 'and likewise all the uncovered talcs of Tom Hickathrift, Jack the Giant Killer and the like. And I used to lie by the wall, and mope; ind my spirits used to come upon me suddenly and in a flood--^ and then I was accustomed to run" up and down the churchyard, and act over again all I had been reading on the docks, the nettles, and the rank grass. At six years of age . . . I found the "Arabian Nights' Entertainments" . . . Enjoyed Reading. " 'And I distinctly recollect the anxious and fearful eagerness with ·which I used to watch the window where the book lay, and when the sun came upon it, I would seize it. carry it by the wall, and bask, and read. . . . . My whole being was, with eyes closed to every object of present sense, to crumple up myself in a sunny corner, and read, read, read'". Then Lowes continues: "I know there are those to whom all this is EXPERT . . . . Watch and Jewelry Repairing Prompr Service -- Low Prices All Work Guaranteed. M U R R A Y JEWELRY CO. Foresters' Bldg. eoooossesosooooeeoooaosoc heresy, and who would feed children pedagogically dissected food. There have always been such earnest and misguided souls. Charles Lamb has u gloriously volcanic outburst, in a letter to Coleridge, about Mrs. Barbauld's edifying books Cor children. Lctier From Lamb. " 'I am glad (he writes) the snuff and Pi-pos's books please. "Goody Two Shoes" is almost out of print- Mrs. Barbauld's snuff has banished all the old classics of the nursery. . , . Knowledge insignificant and vapid as Mrs. B.'s books convey, it seems, must come to a child in the shape of knowledge, and his empty noodle must be turned with conceit of his own powers when he has learned that a horse is an animal, and Billy is better than a horse, and such like, instead of that beautiful interest in wild tales which made the child a man. while all the time he suspected himself to be no bigger than a child . . . Is there no possibility of averting this sore evil? Think what you would have been now. if instead of being fed with Tales and Old Wives' fables in childhood, you had been crammed with geography and natural history!' " I wonder what Lamb would-write to Coleridge on this subject today? H E L P I N G T H E H O M E M A K E R By MJtS. MAUV MORTON Menu Hint. Lamb Pot Roast Hot Baking Powder Biscuit Brown Marble Potato Balls Canned Green Beans Currant Jelly Cabbage Salad Graham Fruit Cookies Tea or Coffee The lamb pot roast is a very economical dish. The recipe came from a French Negro cook down south, says a correspondent. She suggests adding paper frills to the ribs of meat to add to their appearance. After the meat is removed from the dish, the previously cooked potato balls may be put in and browned. There should be plenty of gravy to serve over the biscuits. Today's Recipes Lamb Pot Roast--Use breast of lamb and cut libs so that all the meat is left on every one. Put the meatless ones into tomorrow's soup pot. Brown ribs and forelegs in their own fat. Simmer an hour or longer (two hours may be required if lamb is a bit old) until meat is tender and gravy is rich and brown. Add an onion and two bay leaves, also a tiny bit of mace, while simmering. And salt and pepper to taste. Graham Fruit Cookies--One and 55 International Trucks Taken Out of City Monday M. C. LAWSON' one-half cups brown sugar, one-half cup shortening, thicc tablespoons molasses, one egg, one t;np chopped raisins, one cup sour m i l k , one teaspoon soda, dissolved in milk: one- teaspoon each cloves, cinnamon: one- half teaspoon salt, two and one-half cups graham flour. Mix in order given, drop from spoon on to baking sheet and bake in moderate oven. This makes 4.0 cookies of nice size, which will keep moist and are ideal for lunches. Ijjiinb Not Seasonal Although it is true that lamb come on to the market in great quantities during the spring, it is not true that lamb is a season food like cherries or cranberries. It is a popular fallacy that lamb of high quality can only be obtained in the spring. Perhaps it is because the term "spring lamb" has been attached to Jamb and it is assumed that when spring is gone, lamb is out of the market until the vernal season rolls round once more. With the development of better breeding and marketing facilities, lamb is available at all seasons of the year. During Februaiy, March and April, Colorado and Nebraska will be marketing the nation's supply of lamb. As the season advances other sections of the country will send their lambs to market. It is of interest to note that S5 per cent of all lamb is produced in the western section of the United States and about 85 per cent is eaten in the eastern section. The preference of the American people for lamb instead of mutton Dealers Defy Road and Weather Conditions. Implement dealers of North Iowa and .southern Minnesota drove 55 new International motor trucks out of Mason City Monday afternoon in defiance of weather and road conditions. This wholesale exodus of trucks, one of the largest in the history of the local branch of the International Harvester company, was staged under the supervision of M. C. Lawson, manager, as an expression of the growing confidence in the return of better economic conditions. A large share of the trucks, which staged a parade through the business section of the city at 11 o'clock Monday morning, have already been sold to users, it was announced by the dealers. Officials Give Talks. The dealers, who with the members of their organizations numbered almost 100, attended a lunch at the Hotel Hanford at noon and heard talks by Chicago officials of 4. the International Harvester company in the afternoon before beginning their trek homeward. Dealers were here from as far east as Cresco, west to Esthcrville and north into the southern tier of counties in Minnesota. James Rost, Lakcfield, Minn., 65 years of age, brought with him two men and two shovels with which to cope with possible drifts. Expects Big Gains. The- dealers were addressed by C. E. Stevens, Chicago, assistant manager of the motor trucks department of the company, who stated the International Harvester company was expecting for 1936 at least as much of a gain in business over 1935 as that year was over 1934. The truck business, particularly, showed a 'big gain in 1935, he said. T. V. Hale. Chicago, district manager for the northwest district, and F. J. Johnson, Chicago, district manager for the dairy equipment line, were also speakers. Mr. Lawson presided at the meeting. The trucks which left the city Monday have been shipped into Mason City the past three weeks in the face of adverse road conditions, Mr. Lawson staled. Yes, round and round the world -- Europe, South America, the Orient. Fascinating! Thrilling! in these Smart 4EW 1936 With Built-in Aerial Tuning System · Call us for a Free Home Demonstration. Find out for yourself what the new Philco will do. There is no obligation. 9 89c a Week Buys this World-Wave Philco 6-Tube Baby Grand OTHER I PHILCOS $19.95 UP ·® $1.20 a Week Buys this splendid World-Wave Cabinet Model PEOPLE'S GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY rmmiciifivc Vaudeville, High Sclmol A u d i t o r i u m , Tuesday, l-'ch. IS has been the governing factor of marketing at an early age. According to government figures approximately 85 per cent of all sheep are sold as lamb, about 10 per cent as yearlings, and only about 5 per cent as mutton. This is the consumers' best answer to the question of how to tell lamb from mutton. Chances are 95 to 5 she will get lamb intsead of mutton. CHKISTOPHEK-LAKSON EAGLE GROVE--Miss Elsie Larson and Gordon Christopher, both of Eagle Grove, were married at Webster City, Jan. 27, by the Rev. Mr. Piper of the Lutheran church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Larson, and Mi'. Christopher is the son of Ed Christopher, all of Eagle Grove. They will make their home after March 1 on the farm northeast of Eagle- Grove. Ingersoll, Attorney at Oelwein for Many Years, Dies at Home OELWEIN, (.Pi--W. B. Ingersoll. SO, former Fayette county republican committee chairman and a lawyer in practice here since 1896, died at his residence Monday. With Ms son, Lee, and daughter, Regina, who is the only woman practicing law in Fayette county, he was active in his profession until he became ill Thursday. He was distinguished as a public speaker. Convicted Trio Loses High Court Appeal WASHINGTON, (/P)--Three men convicted of conspiracy in connection with the Union station massacre at Kansas City lost Monday in the supreme court in their appeal for freedom. Pipe Tliawcr L'sed. , FOREST CITY--A new electrical i pipe Lhrawer was purchased by the Forest City council. City employes have been warned of the danger of the city stand pipe thawing out and dropping ice into the bottom of the tank and shutting off the water supply. To prevent this condition, a certain amount of water is being kept in the pipe. New Sales Manager. SHEFE'IELD--Sid McNall of Ames is the new sales manager for the Sheffield Brick and Tile company, succeeding O. J. Whittemore, who" has gone to Fort Dodge. Mr McNall has had charge of CCC park work in Iowa the past two years. Meet a Really Happy Iowa Family TOWNSEND PLAN House Rules Committee for Inquiry Into Other Old Age Pension Plans. Above arc t'rom twtj mon Mary Ellen, 2: month; Mrs. L at right. KIISIM aj;cs r. anil Mrs. Milburn K. Lirtsrh. \\Vst Burlington, :»ml tlirir 10 daiiffhlrrs, running in * to I I v«'ars. Kru.it nrn' s-: t :vd, Gloria A n n , 11. ami 1'atriHa -iatic, 10; standing =»* lel'. caled, Mam-y Carolyn, -I, a n d KMa (Mara. 5; Mr. Lirtsrh holding Tcrc-si- Kraiicinc, 15 'tsch holding* Judith ' Cecelia, tun uionllis; Snnchia Diane, (i; Sally ManriM-n, 7, and standing ary Lillian. !). Mr. and Mrs. Liei.M'li Ir.m? hwn marriud 12 years. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) Don't Take Drastic Drugs Your Kidneys contain 9 million t i n y lubes or f i l t e r s which may he endangered by neK- Icct or drastic. Irritating clnics. Be carclul. If functional Kidney or Blnddcr disorders make you suffer from Getting Up Nid.-ts, Nervousness, Loss of rep. Lcp Pains, Rheumatic Pains. Dizziness. Circles Under Eyes, I NeuralKia. Acidity. Burninc. Smarting Itchin.fi, you don't need to take chances. All druggists now have the most modern advanced treatment for these troubles--a Doctor's prescription called Cyst ex (Slss-Text. \Vorks fast--safe and sure. In .IS hours : ' must bring new v i t a l i t y and i? ^ u a r a n t e to make you for! years younger in one wi ek or money h a c k m pjhirn «\ c m t ^ t y |iAck;i ( " y s t r x c"Pijs only I s -'' ;i !", s f i' ' I r u - R i s l s the guarantee protects ymi. PANTAGES DIES Wealthy Theater Man Was Veteran of Klondike Gold Days. LOS ANGELES, (.V)--Alexander Pantages, wealthy theater owner, horseman and veteran of the Klondike days, was found dead at his home here Monday. T h e cause of death apparently was heart attack. He was 72 years old. Operating principally i n t h e western part of t h e U n i t e d States, Pantages sold his l a r g e theater chain to RKO in 1929, but in 1933 he again headed an independent exhibiting organization, Tpantagcs was Gets F. R. Letter PANTAGES born on an island off the Greek mainland, and as a youth worked in Cairo, Egypt. Collapses Following Work in Snowdrift CEDAR RAPIDS, (.Pi--Peter H. Olson, 59, shoe shop proprietor here, shoveled a snowdrift away from his car at his home Sunday, collapsed as he walked into the hcuse, and died of a heart attack a few minutes later. WIFE OF SLAIN MAN ON STAND Judge Overrules Strenuous Defense Objections m Brown Trial. SIDNEY, '.T'l --Mrs. W. H. Mawhor testified Monday in the trial of Charles H. Brown, 67, Phclps, Mo., laborer charged with slaying her husband, Dec. 2. but not until District Judge Grovcr Brown overruled strenuous objections by the defense. The state opened its case by call ing Mrs. Mawhor. Defense attorneys contended notice that she would be :«lled had not been properly made. Judge Brown dismissed the jury and after arguments by opposing counsel allowed Mrs. Mawhor to take the stand. She testified she was not at home the day of the slaying, but identified photographs of the Mawhor home and grounds the state offered as exhibits. Brown is accused of slaying Maw hor during a dispute over advance to Brown's daughter, Ruby, 18, h claimed Mawhor made to her whil she was employed at Mawhor's home. WASHINGTON, Li 1 '--A resolution for a congressional investigation of the Townsend and other old age pension movements was approved Monday by the house rules committee. The committee reported favorably the resolution by Representative Bell (D., Mo.) calling for appointment by Speaker Eyrns of an eight man investigating committee composed of four democrats and four republicans. Chairman O'Connor (D., N. Y.I said he would call the resolution up for house action on Wednesday and predicted it would be adopted. While terming the investigation "nothing more or less than 3. form of persecution," Representative Smith ID., Wash.) told the committee: "I am authorized to state in be- alf of Dr. Townsend and Mr. R. . Clements, the acknowledged eaders of the Townsend movement, hat they, and the members of the Pownsend clubs of America, wel- omc the fullest and most search- ig investigation by a fair and im- artial committee of members of ae house." (The Townsend plan proposed a, JOO a month pension to persons 0 and over, requiring the expen- iture of the full sum in the month.) Worker in Centerville Mine Electrocuted CENTERVILLE, (.Tl--Clarence Vrnaman. 45 year old mine worker, was electrocuted at the Stcrl- ng mine here, when a · short circuit developed in a motor as he i.nd a companion were moving a :able. The companion. V. Blazovich, suffered slight injuries. The mine will ijc closed Tuesday, vhcn the funeral services will be icld. Waverly Mayor Says Coal Crisis Is Over WAVERLY, (.VI--The crisis which arose last week as result of railway paralysis, which prevented coal supplies from reaching Waverly and caused suspension of most lines of business activity, has passed, Leonard Racker, mayor said Monday. Business houses, stores and professional offices were operating normally, but public and parochial schools will remain closed. Here and There Surprise was \vriHcii all over the l:u-r of Lf'.uis Stinirourt. above, upon receiving a personal Idler of thanks from President Roosevelt. Stani'onrt, resident of Kunsirvi-ll avi'imc, Kciosevi'H, I.. I., and u h o is working nn a Wl'.-V pro.jiM-l, ht'lping to compile a guide book cm America, had written In Hit! president upholding the new deal. Are Parents of Son. SHEFFIELD--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stover are the parents of a son born Saturday. Coal Is Hauled. ORCHARD--John Love and Valdon Cole hauled coal from Mclntirc to Osage on Thursday for the Farmers elevator. Entertain at Dinner. ORCHARD--Mr. and Mrs. .John Evans entertained a number of men and women at a dinner on Thursday evening. Succumbs at Eldora. POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jass were called to Eldora owing to the death of her sister, Mrs. Herman Stcinfeldt. whose death followed an illness of several months. On account of snow drifted roads. Mr. and Mrs. Jass had a difficult time reaching the Steinfeldt home. Buys Beor Parlor. LUVERNE--P. T. O'Brien of Emmetsburg is the new proprietor of the Burtis beer parlor, having purchased it from A. D. Burtis. His nephew. J. .T. .lackson. wife and baby arrived and have an apartment over the C. H. Lichty hardware store. He will be manager and the place will be called The Sandwich Shop and Beei' Parlor. Is Committee Chairman. FOREST CITY--Thorwald Thorson of Forest City has been appointed chairman of a committee to preserve the wild flowers of Northern Iowa. Arthur E. Rapp of Council Bluffs, made the appointment. Are Parents of Son. MARBLE ROCK--A .T^ pound son, Charles Edwin, was born Thursday morning to Mr. and Mrs, Edwin Goctzingcr. This is the first child born to this f a m i l y . A daughter weighing o pnumls 5': ounces was born to Mr. and -Mrs. Loran Bowers, 10-1 Twenty-second street southeast, Saturday at the Mercy hospital. The world's largest hoard of gold eventually will be placed in the vaults being built at Fort Knox, Ky. All the gold in the possession of the United States except that needed to maintain foreign trade balances is to be placed in the Foil Knox vaults and those at Denver.-- I'niled States News. . Rites of Local Printer Are Held at First M. E. Church. Funeral services for Charles C. Vail. 60, or the Crescent Printing company, who died at his home Friday following an illness of two weeks, were held at the First M. E. church Monday morning, with the Rev. Clarence E. Flynn in charge. Burial will be at Des Moincs. Mrs. Bertha Patchcn presided at j the organ and played one of Mr. I v a n ' s favMiti; selections, the largo movement from Dvorak's "New World Symphony." Pallbearers were 1-Jormnn Knudson. W. M. Temple. Fiank Curric and John Ttibbesing. Woman Rescued From Isolated Farm Home in Critical Condition BEDFORD. (.Ti--Mrs. Dale Sleep, oC. rescued from her isolated farm home .seven miles south of here by a crew of workers who shoveled and plowed through drifts for -IS hours, remained in- a critical condition at the home »f a sis'-rr here Monday. The rrscur p a r l v r r a i - h M I he Sleep home at ! o'clock Sunday n i g h t , and ivniovnl th* 1 woman. M t f - lering from a hemorrhage, to Bedford. Physicians hoped to take Mrs. Sleep to'a St. Joseph. Mo., hospital within a few d;iys. judge Clark Excuses Jurors Until Feb. 24 Judge Joseph J. Clark has excused petit jurors .selected for duty during the J a n u a i y t r i m of district court heir for a n o t h e r week clue to the l a d v e i ^ e w e a t h e i a m i t h e condition j i i f t h e iiiad?. a:-\ing t h e m t o H'piHi I Monday n i o i n m g , Feb. 21. Bert Johnson Gets 8 Year Term; Still Free on His Bond CLARINDA, '.Pi--Bert Johnson, 22, sentenced late Saturday to serve eight years in Anamosa reformatory for slaying his father, remained free Monday on a $5,000 appeal bond. Judge Grovcr Brown refused to grant the young York town farmer, who shot and killed his father New Year's eve during a quarrel, a bench parole although petitions bearing the signatures of more than .1.000 neighbors and friends requested him to do so. Mystery Surrounds Death From Burns of Unidentified Man SIOUX CITY. (.I 1 )--Mystery surrounded the death here Monday morning of an unidentified man about "0 years old as the result of burns. The man was found in a serious condition in a rooming house, groaning from pain. Police took him to a hospital. The burns evidently had been suffered several days before. They had not received medical attention and infection had set in. Avoid False Teeth Dropping: or Slipping You needn't fear false teeth dropping or slipping if you'll sprinkle a little Fastecth on your plates each morning. Gives all day comfort and teeth hold tight. Deodorizes. No gummy, pasty, taste or feeling. Get Fasteeth from your druggist. Three sizes. 'CHAPPED To quickly relieve hiippmg, roughness, 7cracking.;ip|i1y soothing, V coolhio Meniholalum. C/»e5 COMFORT Oa//y Have you fried the HEW MEMTHQLATUM LIQUID for head cold*? like Alcnlholatum ointment it brings soothing comfort JayE.Houlahan,M.D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office 773 Phones Res. 3131 426-28 FORESTERS' BLDG. -Jl LIKE TO SEW?' Sewing can be a yrcat comfort and joy. Bui it places a d e a d l y s t r a i n o n v o u r eyes. 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