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March 12, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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MARCH 12 mm 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SEVEN ELECTIVE DRILL MOTION IS LOST Biermann Opposed Required Military Training at Grant Colleges. By RUBY A. BLACK Globe-Gazette Washington Bureau WASHINGTON--An attempt by Representative Fred Biermann, democrat, Decorah, Iowa, to make military training at land grant colleges elective rather than compulsory was defeated in the house when his amendment for this purpose was rejected 15 to 31. During the discussion on the war department appropriation bill Mr. Biermann rose and proposed an amendment to the measure which would make military training in non-military colleges elective according to the will of the students. There is no one in the house who would seriously propose that we should vote to make military training- in the United State compulsory on all young- men between the ages of 18 and 20 years," Biermann told the house. Quotes Supreme Court. "The supreme court of the United States, in a case that went up from the University of Wisconsin, decided that the (land grant) colleges can make the military course elective." Biermann was opposed by Representative Wadsworth (R., N. Y.) and after some debate on the "Prussianizing" of American colleges Biermann's amendment was lost. During the debate, Representative Biermann said: "I do not think there is anyone here who would seriously contend that military training is an essential of a higher education. A student has his choice among several languages and sciences. My amendment is to give him a choice as to whether or not he will take military training. No Physical Benefit. "There is no one who contends seriously that the amount of military training that is given at a university is of any value physically. I do not think there is anyone here who would contend that there is much military value to it. I took a year and a half of military training in the university and got absolutely no physical benefit out of it and when I entered an officers' training camp in 1917, I did not carry with me one single, solitary thing of benefit from it." Representative Wadsworth stated, "I do not question for o n e moment the purity of motive of the gentleman from Iowa in offering and espousing this amendment, but I.detect in it that initial step which has been attempted so many times , .during the last 10 years- toward i'lpreakmg down "the whole :'Reserve : ; Officers' training corps system, to ·'be'followed later on by the break. down of the reserve system." Scientist Comments Upon Birth of Child With Two Inch Tail LONDON, March 12. UP)--The British scientist, Julian Huxley, commented today on the recent birth of a boy with a two 'inch tail as "an unusual but not unknown phenomenon." The child was born in a London hospital. His tail is described as curled and tapering to a point. Otherwise the child is perfectly fonneo and healthy. : Surgeons said it would be perfectly possible to remove it without affecting the boy's health in. the slightest. -Said Huxley: "Different,parts 01 the body develop at different rate during the embryotic stage. Usually the tail does not develop at all In the rare instances in which such phenomena have appeared, they have seldom reached a length of two inches." Cram, Gatschet and Swaney Chosen for Aeronautics Board DBS MOMES, March 12. Nominations of Charles Gatschet of Des Moines, Ralph W. Cram of Davenport and W. B. Swaney of Fort Dodge as members of the state aeronautics commission were sent the senate today by Governor Herring. Lieut. Col. W. A. Bevin of Iowa State college has been named tactical advisor to the commission. Gatschet is named for a three year term, Cram for two year term STOMACH UPSET Get at the real cause. That's what thousands of stomach sufferers are doing now. Instead of taking tonics, or trying to patch up a poor digestion, they are attacking the real cause of the ailment--clogged liver and disordered bowels. Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets.help arouse the liver in a soothing, healing way When the liver and bowels are performing their natural functions, people rarely suffer from indigestion and stomach troubles. Have you a bad taste, coated tongue, poor appetite, a lazy, don't- care feeling, no ambition or energy, trouble with undigested foods? Try Olive Tablets, the substitute for calomel. Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets are a purely vegetable compound. Kno%v them by their olive color. They do the work without griping, cramps or pain. All druggists. 15c, 30c and 60c. Take one or two at bedtime for quick relief. Eat what you like. Could You Do Better in This Test of Teas? By ENOCH A. NOREM Globe-Gazette City Editor The other day I dropped in to see a friend of mine who operates a retail store. The store sells among other things considerable quantities of tea. I found the proprietor looking over a number of samples of tea, shipped to Mason City in large quantity boxes from jobbers in St. Louis and Chicago. As I interrupted him he was looking over 8. number of samples of tea. He was Intent on a minute examination of these s a m- ples, pinching them in his fingers, rubbing, smelling and otherwise attempting to determine their quality. Too Difficult. "There's some mighty fine stuff in that collection," he said. "One of the samples in particular is exceptionally high grade. See if you can tell me which it is." Of course I knew nothing about teas but his challenge piqued my curiosity and after looking 'em all over I selected a bright green sample that certainly was the prettiest tea in the lot to my eye no matter what other qualifications it might have for the blue ribbon. My friend laughed in amusement and said, "You've selected the cheapest, poorest tea in the lot." Then he Indicated the choice specimen and to me it looked quite ordinary. "There is only one way to tell good tea and that is in the cup," he said. The same is true about coffee. There is no way of determining the quality by looking at it. Another Example. Which is just another example of the fact that most of us are lamentably ignorant when it comes to judging quality in any line of merchandise. Yet it's important that we learn as much about quality as we can since we are our own purchasing agents and can get a lot more for our money once we learn to discriminate. One of the most common errors of the buying tpublic is to buy entirely on appearance and price--two very misleading and undependable guides, as this experience with tea shows. By far the better way is to ask the merchant to explain to us just what the difference is between his lower priced merchandise and his better brands. Then we can judge which best serves our purpose and makes a wise decision. Most times it pays to pay a little more and get the goods which will last longer and serve best. and Swaney for a one year term. The law creating the commission was passed by the present session. Cram, editor and publisher of the Davenport Democrat, is known as the "flying editor of Iowa." He also is a registered pilot. Federal Building at Dubuque Dedicated DUBUQUE, March 12. 0-P)--Dubuque's new 5500,000 postoffice and federal building was dedicated today. The building was officially presented to Postmaster A. F. Schrup by Gordon S. Barber, federal construction engineer for the department of justice. A number of postmasters from northeast Iowa, southwset Wisconsin and northwest Illinois were present as well as- sev- eral postoffice inspectors from this district. Following the ceremony, the building was thrown open for public inspection. Boone Man Missing Since Last July Is Sought by Relatives BOONE, March 12. (JP)--Relatives of Gus Ehlers, who has not been seen since last July, appealed to newspapers throughout the state today to aid in locating him. Ehlers was last seen near Ledges State park. He is 61 years old, 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 165 pounds. H. C. Ehlers, a brother, said that no reason could be ascribed for the disappearance. None Injured as Two Autos, Northwestern Train Are in Crashes EAGLE GROVE, March 12.--The North Western railway and two cars figured in two accidents, one Friday evening at the Iowa Avenue crossing, in which an auto in which three persons were riding was thrown from the track and seriously damaged, and the second at the Broadway crossing, when a Plymouth sedan driven by Charles Brooks, crashed into No. 14, the gas car train from the north. Both accidents were at about the same hour in the evening. The front erd of the. Brooks car was badly broken, but not seriously. None of the persons concerned were injured. Fainted. . , Had to be Carried Home from Work Here's Help for Girls Who Work Ruth Hirsch is a typist in railroad office io Daytoo, Ohio. "Several times I fainted", she writes, "and bad to be carried home. Since I took your medicine I can work right through eacb month, I feel well and strong DOW". Women are learning by welcome experience that these little chocolate coated tablets keep them u Q on the job every day. Try * r *- rv them. Probably you can avoid a periodic upset. LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S TABLETS Purse She-- 50^--All Druggists Footwear Festival a brilliant collection of new styles at C Look ahead... sunny 'days will soon be here .,. here is a fashion festival of all the alluring new footwear you will be wearing the first Spring days. Styles and varieties are at their best... don't miss this gala event. SIZES AAAA-C 3-10 DAMON'S WE HAVE MASON CITY'S GREATEST SHOE VALUES MAIL ORDERS FILLED E A S T E R A P P A R E L SETTING A SMART PACE FOR YOUNG FASHIONS "MITZI" DRESSES Do you want up-to-the-minute styles for youngsters . . . quality to stand hard wear . . . and the outstanding values of the month ? ^^ IV fS 69' to 95 ffi .^ These grand little dresses are the latest things for the little tads. In Organdy, Batiste, Rayon, Dimity, Broadcloth and Dotted Swiss. See them, you won't be able to resist Sizes 1 to 6H- ^ ^V them. fr v f SECOND FLOOR - ^ V{^ «? JUNIOR COATS $590 to $1575 These are coats girls like to be seen in. Smartly styled, exceptionally well tailored. The kind that will envoke keen admiration wherever they go ... Wonderful to look at, wonderful to wear and even more wonderful to buy at these prices! 7 to 16. GIRLS' SHOP SECOND FLOOR YOUNG FROCKS FOR WOULD-BE GROWNUPS! 3 50 to $4^5 PLAIN SILKS, PRINT SILKS, COMBINATIONS Daughters who rebel at "little kid" dresses will be thrilled to see these new spring arrivals. They've grown up buttons and frills and pleats, with fitted waistlines and cute sleeves--but they still have plenty of that smart simplicity that mother raves about. Sizes 7 to 16. GIRLS' SHOP--SECOND FLOOR SPRING IDEAS IN JUNIOR S W E A T E R S $|98 Here are the most popular styles and color combinations. They are such grand values. Hurry down and see them! GIRLS' SHOP SECOND FLOOR SILK BLOUSES That Are Inexpensive $198 Even grown-ups envy the smart, perky styles. You need one to go with your new suit or skirt and they are indis- pensible for the school girl's wardrobe. WOOL SKIRTS They are grand values at the price $|98 An unusually smart collection of plain or tweed skirts, and they are cut extra long so that you may shorten them to the length you desire. Sizes 11 to 17. GIRLS' SHOP SECOND FLOOR LITTLE GIRLS' COATS Confirmation DRESSES 298 These are the perfect Easter coats for the little lady, 1 to 6y 2 , who likes one like her older sister. All new spring colors. Well tailored of white silk crepe and taffetas. Thrillingly styled with puff sleeves and an abundance of ruffles. Sizes 8 to 14. GIRLS' SHOP SECOND FLOOR

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