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Mason City, Iowa
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 21 1931 A TOWN Can Be No Greater Than Its Integral Parts. Mason Gity to Be Great Must Have Good; Unselfish Citizens. Be ONE. THE CITY. WE LIVE IN A WEEKLY Page Devoted to Community Interests That Make for a Bigger and Better MASON CITY. MANY CHANGES IN NEWSPAPERS IN TWO DECADES Extras Put Out to Announce Election of Taft Described. ----MEET S. L. RUGLANB Dean of Junior College Makes History His Hobby and Occupation; Says It Is Valuable Study. l Back in the days before radios, when there was no static to interfere just as election returns were to be announced, the daily newspaper could always be depended on. s "Extra! Extra! Taft Elected! Ohio Statesman and Favorite Son Sweeps the Country and Bryan 13 Buried for the Third Time. ' With these stirring head-lines, £ne Mason City Globe-Gazette an- aounced-in its special election extra of Nov. 4, 1908, the victory of William Howard Taft. According It; the several editions of the Globe- Gazette and the Mason City Times- Herald. The papers which have be- 'long-ed for some years to G. M. Woodruff, are becoming yellowed with age but they give the story of election days when men waited im- putlently on the street, or in the saloons, for the "Extra" that would - bring- the latest report from the election judges. Women Didn't Vote. Tne election papers are entirely lacking in any reference to, or appeal for, women. For, of course, m 1908 women had not yet ventured into the world of politics. But th3 men of Iowa were voting strongly for Taft. The issue of Nov. 3 states: ''The, men went to the polls in the city and voted for Taft today as if they wanted spring chicken continued on the bill of fare." The pages of the papers are filled with such bits of advice, wit and news as the following: "If you want a lemon, buy it; don't vote for it. , "Might as well go home early tonight and sleep Taft will be tas next president. ' "There will be a new deal in Iowa after Jan. 1 arid men who have been republicans all their lives can remain in the state without molestation. 'I "The weather started in like a good republican day. Here is hoping for many more of them." :· Many Changes Miule. ". There have been a number o£ outstanding changes in the make-up oi the-. Mason City paper during the "last 25 years.. society news has increased from a single column to « full page and more; sports hava found a definite place in the daily; the editorial page has been extended to a greater variety of uses and a number of features have been added. There have been other changes, both in the editorial and advertising fields. , Exchanges were an important item in the papers of a decade ago sjid the neighboring towns were furnishing a good deal of the iiews. At the same time Taft and Bryan were furthering their campaign, the people of Ottumwa appear to have been in a great split up because of the coming of "Billy" Sunday. The churches appealed to the people to give up society for five weeks, but "The Tourist club and the CHo cluVj say that they will go right on with their programs and study Brown-' ing, Shakespeare, Dickens or Elbert Hubbard, in fact, their regular work ifi preference to 'Billy' Sunday." Movies Five (Tents. '. Glancing at the announcements of the good old 5 cent movie, one cannot help wishing that time \yould turn back in its flight -- just for tonight. For according to the Times-Herald, "Moving pictures will be the attraction at the Wilson theater tomorrow evening. History is the hobby of S. L. Rugland, dean of the Mason City Junior college. It is not only his hobby it is his occupation, his one big in- ·terest among a myriad of interests gained -from much schooling, considerable travel, wide reading and some individual rumination on the pros and cons of existence. Mr. Rugland will not say that history is the most important subject in high school and college. Historians don't use superlatives. They know there can be no absolute superlatives. Mr. Rugland, however, has definite ideas on the value of history. Here is one of them: "The study of history may not enable a student to make more money, but if he has gotten into the field, it will assist him in understanding social changes and developments." Graduated at L,uther. Mr. Rutland's, knowledge in history was gained chiefly from Luther college, where he was graduated in 1922 and at the University of Iowa, where he afterwards did graduate work and received his master's degree. . J The college dean was bora in Barnesville, Minn., from where fit moved with his parents to Carpio N. Dak., where he took his high school work. After receiving his bachelor's degree at Luther in 1922 he went back to North Dakota, where he taught two years each at Hartland and Deering. Following this he was instructor in the preparatory department and of the freshmen class in history and English of his alma mater. In the year, 1928-29, Mr. Rugland attended the University of Iowa, where he was graduate assistant in European history. His thesis was on the Norwegion newspapers of the northwest and" is . an interesting study of the trends that are apparent in a foreign language periodicals as to influence of Immediate surroundings, the movements in the S. L. RUGLAND --Photo by Kirk native country and differences in various parts : of the United States. The thesis has evidence of a large amount of original research work and is considered at the university as a valuable contribution to the records of the pioneer developments of the middle west. Went to Europe. In the summer of 1925, Mr. Rugland, accompanied by two brothers, made a trip to Europe, where he visited England, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, and France. Stops were made in all of the principal cities of these countries. The longest stays wece made in the rural sections of Norway and in Paris. Some day it is Mr. Rugland's plan to complete his studies for a Ph.- D. degree in the field of history. He lives at 102 South Connecticut avenue. Scanning' New ; NEW AUTOMOBILE LICENSES ISSUED DURING WEEK · People's Gas and Electric company, Chevrolet sedan. K. A. Fischer, 310 South Madison avenue, Dodge 'sedan. Robert G. Smith, 1511 North Jefferson avenue, Chevrolet. The Rev. L. V. Barnes, 206 North Washington avenue, Oakland coupe. · Dr. T. A. Nettleton, 711 M. B. A, building, Oakland sedan. Marshall-Swift, Inc., Mason City, Reo delivery. Louis Jackson, Mason City, Oldsmobile. L. C. Wcdoo, Clear Lake, Ford tu- dor. Champlin Refining company, Mason City, Dodge cab. Mrs. C. G. Armentrout, Clear Lake, Ford coupe. ; A. H. Knief, 16 South Vermont avenue, Essex coach. · W. W. Summy, 606 East Stats street, Wilys six sedan. ; Willis Nichols, 1953 North Carolina avenue, Chevrolet sport roadster. I,T. S. Chilcote, 128 First street Southwest, Chevrolet coach. '. Mrs.- J. H. Phelan, 903 North Monroe avenue, Pojitiac sedan. .!, Mrs. M. J. Hockaday, 113% East State street, Chevrolet' coupe. ;'.. Axel Thomsen, Clear Lake, Chevrolet sedan. Karl Kirchoff, Mason City, Ford pickup. , : Karl J. Johannesen, Mason City Ford tudor. George Cornelius, 226 Twenty- fifth street southwest, Ford sport coupe. "Cimarron" has just been released In pictures. People who meet Sabra and Yancy at the theater face to face will want to. I read about them in this epic of ! the southwest. Three new copies of this ; are also ready at the Mason City library. "Read one book at a time but never] one book alone! Good books always have relatives. Follow them up." This advice of Henry Van Dyke is being followed more and more as people feel that their desultory, random reading is unsatisfactory, and as they learn that the library is ready to plan courses of reading along any line they maj wish to follow, whether along practical lines in connection with their work, or for enrichment and pleasure. You can always find what you need in books. This is the time of the year, to make the fullest use of your library. Travel books are always enjoyed by everyone, young and old. They bring to your own fireside all the romance and glory from the farthest corners of the globe. The following are trav el books of the past year which you will enjoy from your rocking chair or as you lie in bed, with the soft glow of a shaded lamp to light the way to wonders. Abroad at Home--"Capistrano Nights" by Saunders; "George Washington's Country" by Andrews; ' "Hacking New York" by Hazard; "Impressions of America" by Lafond; "Lone Cowboy" by James; "Quaker Forty-niner" by Pancoast; "Raft Pilot's Log" by Blair; "Roads to Roam" by. Birney, "Roaming the Rockies" by Fan-is; "Shanty-Boat" by Lighty; "Shopping Guide to New York" by Palmer; "Wagons West" by Page, "What'a Right With America" by Huddleston; "Where Goes the River" by Tousley. In Sunny Seas--"Doubloons" by Driscoll; "Half-wag Sein" by Barton; "Hot Countries" by Waugh; "Hula Moons" by Blanding; "Island Builders of the Pacific" by Ivens: "Last Paradise" by Powell; "Mediterranean and Beyond" by Lorimcr and "To the South Seas-' by Piu- chot. Wanderings in Europe--"About Russia" by Benn; "Air-Tourist's Guide to Europe" by Macmillan; "America's England" by Hughes; "Between the River and the Hills" by Huddleston; "Blue Rhine Black Forest", by Untermeyer; "Cross Roads in Ireland" by Colum; "In Search of Scotland" by Morton; "Lighthearted Journey" by Greene; "Old Glamors of New Austria" by Clark; "Road Thru Czecho-Slovakia" by Giles; "Roads of Spain" by Freeston, and "They Climbed the Alps" by Muller. Thru Africa's Door--"African Horizons" by Cudahy; "Arab Interlude" by Hulme; "Egyptian Day" by Bibesco; "In the Arabian Desert" by Musil; "In the Land of the Lion" by Kearton. The Mysterious East--"Around the Coasts of Arabia" by Rihani; "Disillusioned India" by Murkerji; "Lives of a Bengal Lancer" by Yeates-Brown; "Lotus-Petals" by Der Ling; "Portrait of a Chinese Lady" by Hosie; "Power of India" by Pym; "Thru Oriental Gates" by Guilders, and "Women of Cairo" by Gerard de Nerval. In Frozen Lands--"Exploring About the North Pole of the Winds" by Hobbs; "Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth" by Miller; "Little America" by Byrd; "N and E" by Kent; "Stika" by Willoughby, and "Uncle Sam's Attic" by Davis. Our S. A. Neighbors--"Dark Trails" by Cherfie; "Jungle Gold" by Pedrick; "Man Hunting in thi 1 Jungle" by Dyott; "New Worlds t Conquer" by Halliburton, and "South America" by Jones. Circling the Ulobc--'Bachelor Abroad" by Waugh; "Flying Gypsies" by Sibour; "Full Fathom Five" by Shaw; "Landlubber's Log" by Warner; "Tourist in Spite of Himself" by -Newton; "Vacation Travel-charts and Travel-chats" by Collins, and "Voyagers Unafraid" by Anthony. Paul Faltisek Granted Divorce on Cross Petition Paul Faltisek, defendant in a separate maintenance action filed by Mrs. Niona Faltisek, was granted a divorce by Judge Joseph J. Clark on a cross petition Friday afternoon. According to testimony in the case the two were married at Clear Lake in July,, 1929. Some time ago Mrs. F--.lf:sek filed a separate main- ten=r.c - e petition and got an attachment of the property of her husband to the extent of $500. The defendant, who was repre- sented by John Senneff, then filed a counter claim, asking divorce on the grounds that Mrs. Faltisck had represented herself as a^ single girl at the time of marriage and that he now learned she had been married at least three times previously. While Mr. Faltisek was in the hospital in March, 1930, the defendant shot and wounded herself. Queerest thing about these sun spots is that they cause drought in North America without causing it in Europe and Asia, which the same sun shines on. Poof!--St. Louis Globe-Democrat. A line O* pipe By T. PIPE SOek to. the Pipe--Let the Smoke Blow Where It Will Our nation's, father years ago, Tho fetters of our land unbound Untiring efforts e'er he gave, To get it started safe and sound We wonder if George Washington Wore ho to come back from the grave, And see tlje way we're running things, Be thankful for the life he gave? And what do you suppose he would think of a government that .permits its citizens to be hungrj and cold and destitute in the midst of plenty? If the people of some foreign land were in as dire a need as are many of our ,own, 'our government would no doubt be the first to vote a few millions for relief. But as long as it is our own people it may loan them a little money (on proper security of course) with which to keep body and soul together. But to give them real aid! Oh my goodness gracious no. A .thousand times no. The Cautious Weather Man. IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday except cloudiness. --Tuesday's- weather forecast. He might have further simplified matters by predicting snow or rain if it didn't sleet or hail providing the sun failed to shine. LOST-- TWO N I C K E L S AND ONE DEt/IE. VALUED AS KEEPSAKES. NOTIFY SANDY MACTAVTSH. -- ..^GF-'.J* . The foregoing joke is guaranteed to be home mado and absolutely harmless if taken according to directions. The originators howevei will not be responsible for any Jamage done to delicate constitutions caused by the indiscriminate use of, this side splitting jest. A 51 reward to be given the boy who reported to thu principal of McKinley school the name of a high school boy wno broke a light at McKinley school was voted by the board. --Local news item. Make your own comments'. ·We have been thinking some'of getting a new radio. One of the smaller types. We tried out one of Don McPeak'a justly famous midgets and now^we have a Philco baby from the P. G. and E. And John Vance says he is going to lave us try out the ultimate, the unsurpassed, the final example- of perfection in radio construction aa soon as he gets in a supply of the correct model to properly decorate ;he interior of our dwelling. Which f the price is not low he might better extend his effort in a more profitable direct!"". Why is the ^......i City Meat company's justly famous market equipped with two cash registers? The one who offers the best solution to this perplexing question will be permitted to ask for a free ring of bologna sausage. The one who offers the poorest solution will be permitted to ask for two tree rings of sausage. Those who do not offer a solution of any kind may ask for all the free rings ot sausage they desire. Here is a golden opportunity. Do not idly sit and pass it by. Investigate. Act. O p p o r t u n i t y knocks but once. Jawbone 200,000,000 Years Old, Found Near Des Moines. --Headlines. Apparently the state legislature has been meeting in Des Moines longer than most persons supposed. Spring begins one month from today. At least we hope it does. Hope springs eternal in the human breast. And the human breast hopes eternally for spring. THE CnUISE OF THE PRZEMYSL By El Captain Chapter 22 And the further we advanced up the stream towards our destination, the more pronounced did the disagreeable unsavory odor become. But just as it seemed we could stand it no longer, the boat surged around a turn in the stream and Mason City, Iowa, in all its beauty stood outlined against the evening sky. The entire crew stood spellbound, drunk with ita beauty. But that smell. How it smelt. (TO BE CONTINUED). HOW TO 0Ui v K AN AUTO This is the third of a series of articles on this subject. The fourth will appear in an early issue. How to Make a Turn. First be sure you have a turn to make. Many a person has prepared to make a turn In an automobile only to find it was too late. There was no turn to make. After assuring yourself there ia a turn to make, before making it be governed by the following simple instructions. To make a right hand turn extend arm in horizontal position. To make a left hand turn extend -NOW IT CAN BE TOLD- Warden Seeks Trapper_of_300 Muskrats Then Learns That Violation He Was to Investigate Happened 20 Years Before "There must be something wrong," ejaculated Dean Glanville, deputy game warden, as his automobile struggled thru the snow and mud on the road to Buffalo Center about two years ago. "They couldn't do it · and if they did they wouldn't sell them for 10 cents apiece.' The game warden was plowing thru roads blocked with snow to carry out orders issued "by the game deparment at Des Moines. A storm had' filled the direct road and Glanville was forced to go the long way around by Algona. The trip took four or five hours. The orders from Des Moines instructed Glanville to investigate at once the' case of a citizen who had trapped 300 musk- rats and was selling their hides out of season. Ruts. Not Plentiful. Now for many years muskrats, tho far from extinct, have not been plentiful enough around Buffalo Center to make -the capture of 300 an easy matter. Then too, the information from Des Moines said the hides were being sold for 10 cents apiece. At the time muskrat hides were worth ?1.25 apiece. When he arrived in town. Glanville proceeded with his investigation. After some time he found the citizen for whom he was searching. Severely the-game warden questioned the man, concerning his illegal sale of muskrat hides. And then, and only then, did the reason for the investigation break upon him. 20 Years Ago. It seems the Buffalo Center paper publishes a "Twenty Years Ago Today" column. In recent issue it had carried the story of the man and the 300 muskrat hides. Somebody at Forest City had seen the article and had rerun it in the paper of a neighor- ing town, but in some manner the "Twenty Year" head had been overlooked and the item was run as current news. Some alert person, interested in the preservation of game %vho knew the season on rats was closed, had clipped the article and mailed it to Des Moines. "I knew darn well there was something phony about that deal before I ever went up there," Glanville declared in' recounting the story. "No it has never been published before. I didn't feel much like talking about it then. I hate tp. handle cases 20 vears old." DEPUTIES OFFER HELP FOR FILING ME RETURNS Special Collectors to Visit North Iowa Centers, Aid Taxpayers. Dates on which North Iowa residents can obtain information con- :erning the filing of federal 'income :ax returns have been announced by L. P. Sanborn, deputy colector vith headquarters at Mason City. Special deputy colectors %vill visit various cities and towns in North Iowa to assist taxpayers in filling ut their returns. · The 1931 period will start Feb. 23 irid wil close March 15. However, ince March 15 is Sunday, the time had been extended to March 16. In lasou City the internal revenue of- ice located in the basement of the school administration building, l2o Sast State street, will be open from i o'clock in the morning to 5 o'clock n the afternoon with the exception of March 16 when the office will remain open until 8 o'clock in the evening. Cerro Gordo county residents may ibtain information concerning income taxes any time during the fil- ng period at the Mason City of- ice. .Butler county residents may ob- ain information at the courthouse at Allison Feb. 28, at the city hall in ·°arkersburg Feb. 25, and at the -evenue office of the federal build- ng in Waterloo, Feb. 23 to March . inclusive. Chickasaw county residents may ibtain information at the city hall n Charles City March 12, 13 and 4, and at the courthouse at New Hampton March 7. Other Counties Listed. Clay county residents may obtain nformation from the courthouse at Ustherville Feb. 23, 24 at the ourthouse at Spencer March 3 and ':, and at the courthouse at Spirit ^ake March 5. Clayton county residents may find iut about filing returns at the rev- nue office, federal 'building, Dubuque, Feb. 23 to March 16 inclu- ive, the courthouse, Elltader, March 4 (p. m.) 5 (a. m.) or at the ity hall, McGregor. Feb. 26. Fayette county residents may ob- ain information at the city hail. Delwein, March 4 or at the court- louse, West Union, March 5. Floyd county residents may ob- ain information at the city hall, Charles City, March 12, 13 and 16 tr at the revenue office, administra- ion building, Mason City, Feb. 23 o March 16 inclusive. Franklin county residents may obtain information at the courthouse, Hampton, March 6 or at the revenue office, administration building, Mason City, Feb. 23 to March 16 inclusive. . To Be At City Hall.- Har:ock county residents may obtain information from the city mil, Britt, Feb. 28, the city hall, arner, March 2, or the revenue of:ice, administration building, Mason 3ity, Feb. 23 to March 16 inclu- iive. Hardin county residents may earn about their taxes at the court- louse, Eldora, Feb. 24, the postof- fice, Iowa Falls, Feb. 23, or the municipal building, Marshalltown Feb 25. Ztt, 2T or March 11 to 16 inclusive. Howard county residents may obtain information at the courthouse, Cresco, March 6, or the courthouse, Decorah, March 2 (p. m.) 3 (until 2 p. m.) Kossuth county residents may go arm in a horizantal position. To make a stop extend aim in 4 horizontal position. To knock ashes off'end of cigar extend arm in a horizontal position. In showing sights to friend in car extend arm in a horizontal position. ' By carefully following above instructions you will make it much easier for the driver of a following car to know your intentions un1 will enable him to drive accordingly. to the courthouse at Algona Feb. 26, 27. Mitchell county residents may go to the city hall, Charles City, March 12, 13, 16 or to the revenue office, administration building, Mason City, Feb. 23 to March 1G inclusive or to the courthouse, Osage, March 14. May Go To Spencer. Palo Alto residents may go to the courthouse, Emmetsburg, Feb. 25 or to the courthouse, Spencer, March 3, 4. Winnebago county residents may obtain information at the courthouse, Forest. City, March 3 or at the revenue office, administration building, Mason City, Feb. 23 to March 16 inclusive. Winneshiek county residents may go to the courthouse, Decorah, Marci 2 (p. m.) 3 (until 2 p. m.) or to the city hall, Waukon, Feb. 24 (p. m.) 25 (until 3 p. m.) Worth county residents may obtain information at the revenue office, administration building, Mason City Feb. 23 to March 16 inclusive or at the courthouse, Northwood, March 5. Wright county residents may go to the courthouse, Clarion, March 6 or to the revenue office, administration building, Feb. 23 to March 16 inclusive. - Give Information to Anyone. The places where information may be obtained" are suggestions of where residents of the various counties may consult the deputies who are located there only temporarily, according to Mr. Sanborn who says all collectors will be glad to give information concerning income taxes to anyone regardless of his place of residence. "The office is anxious to give taxpayers constructive and intelligent assistance during the filing period and we will put forth pur best efforts to this end," Mr. Sanborn said. Anders Stortroen, revenue agent, will be in the Mason City office March 10 to 14 especially to help corporations make out reports and to give them information concerning the filing of returns. ·'Deputies W. H. Mount and G. V. Harritt will assist in the office after March 1. CIVIL SERVICE JOBS ARE Iowa for First Time Has Share of Appointments in Service. Information concerning examinations for government positions may be obtained from Charles Price, secretary of the civil service board of examiners, at the postoffice. For the first time Iowa has received its share of appointments in the apportioned departmental service at Washington, according to local officials. All other states to receive their share of appointments are eastern states. Will Not Be Certified. From now on applicants from Iowa taking examinations will not be certified, unless veterans, until the list of eligibles from states not having their share of appointments has been exhausted. The United States civil service commission has announced open competitive examinations as follows: Research assistant, $3,200 a year, research division, U. S. civil service commission, Washington, D. C. Physiotherapy aide, veterans! ad- niinistration and public health service. Associate physiologist and his- toiogist, ?3,200 to 53,800 a year, bureau of dairy industry, department of agriculture, for duty at Beltsville, Md. Junior marketing specialist, .in fruits, vegetables, and miscellaneous products, livestock and animal products, and wool, $2,000 to $2,500 a year, bureau of agricultural economics, department of agriculture, for duty in Washington, D. C., or in the field. \ Senior dental hygienist, $1,800 a year, dental hygienist, $1,440 to $1,6..20 a year, public health service, for duty in Washington, D. C. and In tha field. Nurse Exam Too. Chief nurse (Indian service), head nurse (Indian service), graduate nurse (various services), and grad- CLEAR LAKE BIRD SANCTUARY HOPE OF i. W. LEAGUE Need for Wild Life Refuges Urged by Jack Miner, Naturalist. Members of the Cerro Gordo chapter of the Izaak Walton league are backing a proposal for the establishment of a wild bird refuge on the west end of Clear lake. The need for this refuge, particularly with the decreasing numbers of migratory fowl, has been emphasized by officers of the organization. A plea for steps to conserve wild life has been issued by Jack Miner, Canadian naturalist and owner of tha Jack Miner sanctuary, who spoke before large crowds in Mason City recently. Claims Destruction Increased. He said: "The migratory game birds, such aa ducks and geese, have been decreasing the last 25 years, as hunt- era with improved firearms and dee'per" studies .of destruction have increased, and I believe from my extensive travels and observations that there has not been one year durin°- the quarter of a century that hunters have not increased. Very true, they might have concentrated on a certain area for a year or so, but remember, we are now taking North America as a whole from the Atlantic to Pacific. I am in favor of prohibiting the use of live decoys, baited fields or I might say slaughter houses, where our migratory birds are fed for no other purpose than selfish destruction of our world wide heritage." Mr. Miner's statement continued with pointing out that if the birds could be fed and live decoys used in sanctuaries only, the sportsmen would have more of an equal chance at the overflow from the sanctuary protection system and birds would be more evenly distributed thruout America; Other Measures Included. The statement issued by Mr. Miner calls for other measures to prevent the decreasing numbers of the migratory game birds but his emphasis on the need for sanctuaries is wh/it local Waltonians are particularly desirous to promote. Officers of the Izaak Walton league have made inquiries from about the landowners on the section of the lake, where it has been suggested the sanctuary be established in regard to the purchase of the land. These landowners stated they would be willing to accept the appraisal value placed on the land by the government. · N EW ARRIVALS in Mason City L. F. Schol, formerly of Wellsdille, N. Y., has taken the place of F. R. Dolleck as manager of the Mason City Newberry store. Mr. Scho' 1 has been in the city about a week and is living temporarily at 712 Madison avenue northwest. He has a wife and one child. Another new arrival in Mason City is Perry H. Goodwin, who came from Eldon and is making his home at 428 East State street. uate nurse, visiting duty (various services), departmental service, Washington, D. C., veterans' bureau, public health service, and Indian service. Rotaprint operator, $1,440 a year, bureau of mines, department of commerce, for duty in Washington, D. C. Senior entomologist (insects affecting man and animals), $4,600 to $5,400 a year, bureau of entomology, department of agriculture, for duty in Washington, D. C., or in the field. Printer, slug machine operator: printer, monotype keyboard operator; printer, proofreader; proof editor; bookbinder; government printing office, Washington, D. C., and bookbinder in the bureau of'engrav- ] ing and printing, Washington, D. C. DR, G. E, DAKIN DISCUSSES WORK IN MASON CITY Few Deaths Caused Here by Tuberculosis, Says Director. "Certain things in the line of health work need to be done in Mason City," declared Dr. C. E. Dakin, health director. "The two big things are prevention work for heart disease and for tuberculosis. "Infant welfare work is being well taken care of here thru clinics and other means. "Luckily we have only a small amount of tuberculosis in Mason City. Tuberculosis deaths here run 22 to the 100,000 of population while the standard for the country is said to be 50 to the 100,000. Officers Co-Operate. , "Non-official health agencies ' should work with health officials," Dr. Dakin declared. "We have fine co-operation among health workers in Mason City." "The question is often asked, i 'why does not the state department of health extend the scope of its work to include a given subject?' The answer is that a restricted budget and limited personnel stand in the way of such expan- ,» sion. There are many pnases of ·'} public health work which should be ', carried out by the official body, but l',as yet the department has not had '.' the facilities with which, to in- ; . augurate the work. Here, then, i s ) ' the opportunity for non-official ,'e agencies to fill in the gap. Altho! j perhaps not required by law such I agencies should be under the ad- [. visory control of the state's official /' agency. .They should be counseled, hi aided, and abetted by the state de- ,1* partment of health to the end that k duplication and competition may be avoided. They should be encouraged to carry on in their respective lines' of endeavor until such time as the' official agency becomes, able to take' over the work, when they might ref ' tire and turn their endeavor to some^fl other phase. Such action would not^J cause them to cease other actlvi-", ties for there will 'be activities 1 -' which the' official agency cannoC'j conduct for a long time to come. Non-Official Agencies Work.,/ "Among the activities now operated by non-official ag( are health instruction in, prliua.-£-. and secondary schools, popuK"°, health education, mental hygiene,'] Cental hygiene, training of teachers ' snd health officials and anU-l tuberculosis work. ' "In connection with this last, at-j tention is called to the annual rneet-^ _ ing of the Iowa Tuberculosis asso- ^ elation which will be held at Hotel j[ Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa, on Feb. 26 and 27, 1831. At meeting of the medical section i eral papers will be presented on thej^ relation of tuberculosis to chlldhooiit' 'At the dinner, on Thursday evening , Governor Turner will be the prlnc- e pal speaker. On Friday the discu^, sion will treat the general prograi f, of tuberculosis work. T- Y. M. Division Leaders Will Be Given Banquet The high men of each division in the recent membarship campaign will be guests of the Y. M. C. A., at a chicken dinner to be served at 6:30 o'clock Wednesday night in · the Y. M. C. A. A program will be given. . , There seems to be no unemployment ' among cabinet-makers in France.--Albany News. + + '+ Home Town -- By D. W. M. -- IF SOMEONE would hire the BIRD WHO smacked Rudy Vallee WITH A grapefruit to smear edgar lee masters WITH SOMETHING A lot worse, I WOULD BE at peace with the WORLD because this masters IS THE atom who has been DEFAMING the character of ABRAHAM LINCOLN whose MEMORY the \vhole world REVERES and all this man masters has ever CONTRIBUTED (question mark) TO THE good of humanity is A BOOK called Spoon River ANTHOLOGY and if you ever PLUCK UP the courage to READ THE book through YOU WILL think a lot more OF LINCOLN and if Edgar ALLEN POE was intoxicated WHEN HE wrote THE RAVEN, as SOME people say he was, THEN masters must have CONSUMED about a quart of IOWA moonshine and then FILLED THE bath tub with IT AND jumped in before he WROTE HIS book and you CANNOT AFFORD to go through ANOTHER summer without ELECTRIC REFRIGERATION and YOU WILL not be fair to YOURSELF If you don't drop IN AND see the new line of FRIGIDAIRES. I THANK YOU. Don McPeak, Mason City Hardware Co,

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