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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUAKY 10 · 1937 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AN A. W. LEE NEIVSI'AFEB ' Issued Every Week Uay by (he MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 131-123 East Elite Street - Telephone No. 3800 LEE P . LOOM1S - - - - . - Publisher · W. EARL HALL - - - - Managing Editor ENOCH A. NOREM - - - City Editor LLOYD L. GEER - - Advertising Manager -Entered as second-class matter April 17, 1930, at the post- oEUce at TMason^ciiy. Iowa, under the act of March 3, 1879. MEMBER, ASSOCIATED PHESS which Is exclusively en- tiUed In tne use- for publication ut all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited In this paper, and all local news. Full leased wire service by United Press. MEMBER, IOWA DA1LV PHESS ASSOCIATION, with Cos Molnes nesvs and busintss nlEiccs at 405 Shops Building. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason City and Clear Lake. Mason City and Clear Lake. by the year S7.00 by the week S .15 OUTSIDE MASON GIT'S AND CLEASl L A K E AND WITHIN 100 MILES OF J1ASON CITX Per year by carrier ....S7.03 t!y mall 6 months J2.25 Pep week by carrier ....S .15 By mail 3 months S1.2J Per year by mail Sl.OJ Bjr mail 1 month S .50 OUTSIDE 1111) WILE ZONE !N IOWA ANU MINNESOTA Per Year. ..S5.00 Six months.. S.t.25 Three months.. .51.75 IN ALL STATES OTHEIt THAN IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per JT. .58.00 6 months..$4.50 a months. .52.50 1 monlfl..S.1.00 1 1 Is It Unconstitutional? rnHERE are at least a few indications that the ·!· judiciary reform program sprung on congress and the country will face a formidible obstacle even- after, arid if, it is smiled upon by congress. David Lawrence in the current issue of United States News raises 111 e question of constitutionality in this manner: "The statute which the president has proposed is unconstitutional on its face. It is not a bill to fix the size of the supreme court of the United States--as was done in previous instances--but a bill dealing almost entirely with the retirement issue over which congress has no power at all. The'cpnstitution provides life tenure for all federal judges without interference or coercion by the legislative body. The people alone can change 'the constitution through a referendum called for that particular purpose and for no other." Article III of the constitution contains this paragraph: "The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one supreme court and in such inferior courts as the congress may from lime to time ordain and establish. The judges, botn of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold then- offices during good behaviour and shall, at stated times, receive for their services a compensation which shall not_be diminished during their continuance in office." ' It is with this constitutional provision that Mr. Lawrence believes the current presidential proposal is in conflict. Mr. Roosevelt undoubtedly considered this possibility and reasoned (hat he was meeting the issue by making it optional with the individual judges whether they should continue in service after reaching age 70. r _ Whatever the ultimate decision' is as to this, another interesting question has been added in a situation already heavily laden witli interesting questions. Ail-American Dress W HILE Vincent Harrington of Iowa's ninth district (Sioux City) doubtless intended it merely "as a neat bit of s'atire'when'he urged America's diplomats to wear blue' overalls at foreign functions the idea certainly has its points. It all happened because the president refused to permit the diplomats to wear silk knee breeches. Praise be for that, incidentally, for now the world will have no reason to think that America's lusty traditions are on the wane. The congressman suggested that authorization of overalls as official attire for United States diplomats at social functions would doubtless -attract a new type of international statesmen. It would give the orawny boys a chance, he explained. "Let them wear their dress suits when they want to," he added, "but for state occasions an All- American outfit like that would be pretty impressive. Half the people who saw the shiny brass overall button's w'ould think they were medals." The lowan's suggestions are not to be dismissed with a mere chuckle. The idea has merit both coming and going. In the first place, it would take diplomats down off their high horse; in the second place, it would give the customary raiment of i the farms a new'dignity and charm. Think what a wallop the cows and chickens would get out of it all. They'd feel pretty proud to realize that those who served them their daily rations were attired in just as fancy a fashion as 'the glib chaps who have the run of the court at St. James. The floods, California's cold wave, the strike and a number o£ other things add weight to the theory that 1937 got out ot bed on the wrong side. Some of our football authorities owe their reputation to the fact that they have criticized some of Uie country's foremost coaches and quarterbacks. The burden of proof as to need should be on every person in America who keeps firearms of any kind in his possession. Government planners are paid to be abandoning their drought relief specifications pending the cessation of the flood. The Red Cross provides a pretty good Exhibit A of what relief can be like when stripped of politics and politicians. A little $900 a year job for a daughter wasn't much of a pay-off for the services performed by Mr. Bellman. There's interest as well as principal to pay when you borrow to do the job. Uncle Sam please take note. Nebraska is distinguished by the absence of two things--road bonds and roads. PROS and CONS DAILY SCRAP BOOK . . . by Scott An Elihu Root Thought TJISTORY records few errors of omission so *·* freighted with significance as President Wilson's failure to include Elihu Hoot, on his delegation to Versailles. By many, we might say most, authorities this fact is held most responsible for the ultimate refusal of the United Slates to enter the league of nations. President Wilson's place in history is not yet established. His works will have to be viewed down a vista of years. There are those, however, who will say that the World.war president missed eternal greatness, alongside Washington and Lincoln, by the margin of this league of nations failure. This is, of course, the negative approach to the amazing Mr. Hoot, who despite a lifetime of delicate health lived to De 92. He occupied two cabinet positions under two presidents'. But his greates 1 achievements were in his profession and as a leader an intelligent leader, in movements looking to work peace through concerted action. Anyway you look at it, Mr. Root was one of the foremost Americans of his long day. Not This Easily Halted W ITH one fell swoop the federal reserve board has ordered about $1,500,000,000 of idle bank funds "locked up" to checfi the runaway securities market. The federal reserve demanded of all member banks a one-third increase in statutory reserves --the funds which are held as backing for bank deposits. This may nip credit inflation, by freezing a large share of the country's cash, and it may not Once n bull market and inflation begin, they are not likely to be stopped by a billion and a half sin (he" surge of speculation or credit inflation billion and a halt are small money. . Banks have been choked with currency since 1933. With government bonds tapering off and other high interest securities booming, the danger of large cash reserves is apparent. The federal reserve decided to up its reserve requirements to prevent city banks from piping surplus funds into the market. The market won't miss this money, nnd pverJy'liquid banks will do the nation no harm. AFTER THE MANNER OF JESUS Christian Science Monitor: It is encouraging to see how completely a nation divided by economic issues now stands united in the flood crisis. Yet the automobile strike, momentarily lost to public notice, and the issues which provoked it may seriously endanger thousands of homes. The effects of poverty can be quite as destructive over a period of time as the dangers which suddenly beset the Ohio region. · · , Out of the present Hood crisis may come a greater realization of the fact that heroism and helpfulness can accomplish as much .in overcoming, less tangible difficulties that grow out of economic trials. Jesus went around the countryside meeting and overcoming all manner of human discord. He proved for mankind that the weapons for our earthly warfare are within' reach of every individual--now and always. Problems are things each individual can help to work out. A collective realization of the Master's teaching is helping to meet effects of the flood. A spiritual awareness of the power of divine precept--individually realized and demonstrated--can solve economic problems. The nation-wide flood response shows how inseparable from man's real nature are those weapons against which neither principalities nor powers can prevail. LIQUOR BY THE DRINK Red Oak Express: Legalized liquor by the drink means the return of saloons and nothing more. Once, saloons are in operation Iowa will swing to prohibition and the illicit bootlegger will again flourish. For the time being it would seem that the Iowa legislature had better let well enough alone. THE ONE CHEERFUL NOTE La Crosse Tribune: One hopeful trend indicated in them is that, in 18 states, the increase in traffic deaths is not mounting so rapidly as the increase in motor cars or gasoline consumption. And, all but two of those states have been carrying on some genuine safety progranv · . . . ' ' · · · · · · ' " , BANK NIGHT-FAVORED ·· St. Ansgar Enterprise: Theater owners need bank night. The people need bank night. And the man who introduced the bill certainly did not have iie interests of the small towns at heart when he ried to stop this b r i g h t s p o t i n t h e i r business. THIS REQUIRED NERVE Marshalltown Times-Republican: After trying to vreck the-American Federation of Labor, John L. ^ewis and his rebel organization have the nerve to sk the federation for financial assistance in prose- uting the illegal automobile strike. LIQUOR CONTROL STILL ON TRIAL Eagle Grove Eagle: The entire liquor set-up in owa is on trial, and the wets will best serve their own interests if they remain satisfied with what .hey have. Let the border states have the old sa- .oon, we do not want it. CHANGE OF NAME PROPOSED Dubuque Telegraph-Herald: New Orleans plans lo go through with its annual celebration whether or not the flood arrives; so it's too early to know if it'll be a Muddy Gras. A SHORT PLEASANT YEAR Larry Miller in Belmond Independent: The firsl milestone as publisher of the Belmond Independent has been passed--the most pleasant and shortest year of "my life. WHERE WAS THE CENSOR? Manly Signal: The Associated Press says they had freezing temperature in Los Angeles the other night. How did'that weather story get by the censor, anyhow? LIBRAR'Y WANTED Nora Springs Advertiser: No one questions the advantage of a public library and if the -community will get back of the movement,' the money can be raised. · Poets Everywhere By LOU MALLOaX LUKE. Qamplon scaled to Bringing the Jay and Inspiration ot G Verso Into tho JLLvei of RanJc and File lowans. FEMA1E 40 IKCrlES v/H)L£ HER. HUSBAHD, BELOW , WAS V/AYS To MAKEOtWE FoR. Av FIVE.DOL1AR. B)U PEHHIE?,NICKEL$ Tj*EBRIIARY is the birth month of many famous " folk. The list includes scientists, statesmen and poets. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born it February, 1807. He outranks all other poets ii restoring our American past to us. Just as the critics had made up their minds that the dfiy o the long poem was over, Longfellow wrote Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles Standish, and followed them with Paul Revere' Ride. These poems alone prove his right to called our best historian in verse. Longfellow wa a much beloved poet. It is said that he was one driving in a closed carriage near Newcastle, Eng land, when the carriage was suddenly halted an the door violently opened. Looking out the poe saw that he was surrounded by a group of coal-be grimed miners. His first.thought was that he wa about (o be robbed. "Is this Mr. Longfellow? asked one of the men. "It is," was the reply, "Well sir, some of us heard that you were to pass hen about this time and we got permission to come up out of the mine to see you. Wo just want to shaki your hand and say, 'God bless the man that wrot The Psalm of life.'" A few lines of this poem wil give an idea of the whole: Tell me not in mournful numbers. Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is renl! Life is earnest! And the grave is not the goal; Dust thou art, to dust returneth, Was not spoken of the soul. Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor, and to vit. 1H 1936 OR V\AIL. CAR.R.IELP IKI^E. laTtt-CM-ruR- 51AMP WA? RECENTLY PoSlXl- MUSEUM o'F'fttE. SWEDISH OXEM WERE.-THE IK A\VARSrt!F I, £483-565")^ E.MPBROR.-- F.1RS-T KKOWK APPUCATIOK oF POWER, -fc. PADDLE WHEELS OU DIET and HEALTH By LOGAN C1.ENOENING. M. D. CAUSES OP BAD BREATH WOUR BREATH AND YOUR HEALTH," by J- .Louis M. Pearlman, M. D., covers a field that s of interest to everyone. The mere mention of the subject is calculated o stir up a lot of self-consciousness and false fear, 'ou can't help thinking to yourself when the sub- ect is brought up, "I wonder whether I have bad reath." But it's my experience that your best friend will- tell you. · Your best friends are very few, and they are the ones who are most likely to get near enough to you to find out whether your breath is bad or not, and if it is, immediately apprise you of it. Doctor Pearlman divides the causes of bad breath into local and systemic, and in the course of discussing them manages to get in about everything there is in medicine, including superstition and magic, the discovery of oxygen by Priestley and Lavoisier, and the Or. Clendeninj 1 Junctions of the red blood corpuscles. The most constant and objectionable of the auses of bad breath is a local disease of the nose ailed "ozena." It is associated with a dry catarrh nd considerable sloughing of the tissues. In order o heal it, the nose must be douched for a consid- rable period of time, until the mucous membrane s entirely healed. Sinus Infection One Cause. Sinus infection may give a bad breath. There s a story that an English physician lost his prac- ice because the state of his breath became so of- ensive. He went to Egypt to relieve his nasal discharge, and while there worked out the fact that pus could form in the maxillary sinus, the large space lined with mucous membrane which lies in .he cheek bone and empties into the nasal cavity. Most people with "sinus," however, do not have offensive breath. Of the systematic causes, Dr. Perlman lisls first :hose odorous substances which are taken into the system in the form of food, drugs, etc., and carried ay the blood stream to be eliminated by the breath. Second are those waste substances produced in the course of bodily mechanisms or in diseased conditions and expelled into the lungs and so expired He lists such conditions as diabetes and constipation and bad stomach, kidney disease, etc. I don't follow Dr. Pearlman here. It is true that ii advanced stages diabetes imparts a definite odor to the breath, but it is pleasant rather than offensive and" has been compared to almonds and apple blossoms. Kidney disease may impart a bad odor to the breath, but here again only in advanced stages And constipation makes no change per se in the breath. For practical purposes I believe that bad breatl (or "bromopnia" which is the latest stylish name for it) is caused by local changes in the mouth or nose--decay of food particles, infected tonsil crypts ozena, bad gums, coated tongue, etc. They can be very effectively combated by cleanliness, plenty o tooth paste, or gargling with a solution of chlora- mine, four and one-half grains dissolved in two tablespoons of water. hirty Years Ago-To the Editor: "Dear Editor: Last year I made ome valentines to give to the children, but I don't link I will this year, so I will write you a little erse instead: 'Dear Editor, your paper is fine, May I be your valentine?' Edward Large." Sam Schneider returned yesterday from a visit /Hh fdends in Des Moines and Chicago. T. A. Potter and B. C. Way are in Oshkosh, Vis., visiting for a few days. Frank Stott left last night for Chicago where e.wili visit friends for a week or ten days. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Beatty returned yesterday rom a visit with relatives at Fuller ton, Nebr., and *ed Oak.- TOMORROW By CLARK KI.NNAIRD ·Vlolablc Births--Edmund Lester Pearson, b. J88' ·I" in Newburyport, Mass., librarian and crimin ologist . . . Max Baer, b. 190D in Li\(ermorc, Cal prizefighter and actor--or actor and prizefighte , . . Farouk, king of Egypt, b. 1920. Helen Hick: b. 1911, famous woman golf-championship perform er. Thomas A. Edison, b. 1847, in Milan, Ohio. ' Feb. 11, 1543--Henry VIII, first English king t assume the title of Defender of the Faith, forma an alliance with Suleiman the Magniticcnt, sultai of the Ottoman empire and caliph Mohammedans against Christian nations. Britain has had tha kind of a foreign policy ever since: One for a and all for Britain. Feb. II, 1812-- Alexander Hamilton Stephen was born near Crawfordsville, Ga. When he wa 25--a century ago this year--his advocacy cause Georgia legislature to charter Macon college, firs in the world for the regular graduation of youn women in classics and sciences. Quarter century later, of course; he was the first and only vie president of the confederacy, although he fough against states' rights and secession and dcfende the union! ONE MINUTE PULPIT--Wisdom is belter than weapons of war.--Ecclcsiaslcs 9:1(1. EARLIER DAYS IN MASON GITY?£.ia%\- Years Ago-- OBSERVING iW^gST5Wffl^fiy«5^?STi^^ Bonelll Urges Open Door for Americans suggest nine rahs and the old tiger for Richard Bo- noted figure in music, who decries the all too common notion in America that foreign artists are better than our own. He thinks this is the one big reason for the "sluggish progress of American music and opera." "America," he contends, "must develop a national consciousness in music, just as it has in everything else. We have a wealth of talent withivi our borders and if these potential artists were given half a chance to develop, the amusing fetish of European superiority would be overwhelmed once and for all." Mr. Bonelli believes further that opera in this country should be sung in English. "Almost every European county," he observes, "gives operas in its own language. Why shouldn't we? There are excellent English translations for many of the great works that could be used to popularize opera among the American rank and file." My only regret is that Mr. Bonelli didn't go a bit further and tell what he thinks about the Hollywood preference for some European who has to be kept in «cold storage for a year or so until he or she learns enough English to be understood, while Americans with real talent knock unheeded at the movies' doors. Mr. Bonelli is a native of Port Byron, N, Y. He was educated at Syracuse university, in mechanical engineering. It was not until he was half through his course that the dean of fine arts advised him to chuck engineering and cultivate his voice. That he did, with results well known to the American music-loving public. Time to Quit Mincing Words About Syphilis JBgSt^ think it's' high time that 'jjggjyj we began talking in plain """"'^ , terms about venereal disease as the Iowa department of health does in the following excerpt from a recent bulletin: "In many respects syphilis, more than any other communicable or germ disease, plays the part of the cruel kidnaper. It robs many an expectant mother of her unborn child. It deprives innocent, con- genilally diseased children of their birthright of a sound mind in a sound body. This disease takes by stealth rich and poor people alike, often without their knowledge. It lays violent hands on the youthful and mature; it steals away the sense of vision and afflicts with blindness. This scourge carries off the physical and mental resources of its victims; it leaves dreadful isorder, such as heart disease or . . . . l U l b U L U U l , iuuii .is i i c t i i i uiauast: ui WASHINGTON-. Germany, it^is understand , i nsan ity. Syphilis has aptly been ailed 'the king of killers among ic infections/ ere, has addressed a communication to the United t.ites suffeestiiiff the two governments discuss rays and means of preventing actual war. Mrs. Harry Herman returned to her home at Davenport today after .visiting in the city. Mrs. Ernest Bogardus arrived today from De- roit, Mich., for a visit with friends and relatives. The high school basketball team defeated Alona high school's quintet by a score of 32 to 25 ast night, showing marked improvement in floor vork and passing. Funk scored 7 fieldgoals and 8 ree throws to garner 22 of Mason City's 32 points. Abe Sax has sold the Boston Shoe Parlors in he Commercial building to Joseph Ellis, formerly jf Clear Lake. Sax expects to open a ready-to- vear store in the near future. COPENHAGEN--Little hope or expectation pre- ails in Berlin that war with the United States is avoidable or that a modus vivendi reconciliation 'of he policies of the two governments can be found. Ten Years Ago-NEW YORK--Paul Berlenbach, former light- leavyweight champion today announced his re- frement from the ring to enter the lumber busi- ss. Jim Reynolds of Dunlap is visiting with relatives in the city for a few days. Mrs. L. A. Bidne and son Calmer o£ Bricelyn, Vlinn., are visiting relatives in the city. Pirkl paced the Mason City Junior college to a 31 to 20 victory over Waldorf college of Forest City last night, scoring 12 points. Osage high swamped Mason City high 32 to 10 in the other game of the doubleheader basketball menu at the ligli school. Paul Pedelty has been appointed first alternate to the first principal for the commission to the naval academy at Annapolis, Md. ALL OF US By MARSHALL MASL1N THE MOTHER'S EYE T O ME THE most wonderful tiling in this world is a good Mother's Eye. I know, of course, that there are some women who are selfish, scatter-brained, ignorant and blind. 1 have seen them, you have known them. But those are not good mothers, they have not the Mother's Eye. The Mother's Eye is loving and anxious and wise. A father's eye may be sharp, but it rareiy sees what a mother sees . . . She says: "I know something is wrong with that child." The father says: "She's all right. You're just imagining things.' . . . He doesn't believe in "borrowing trouble." The child has no fever, she's up and about and seems her normal self, he can see nothing wrong with her But the Mother's Eye is not deceived. She knows what is not said. Sees what is not visible to others It's tonsils. It's a low blood-count. It's a fluttci ing heart . . . Or it may be something more profound, in Ihc spirit and disposition of the child She is sad, she is rebellious, she has been, hurt . . And that understanding Mother's Eye sees beneath the surface and knows that "something is wrong.' I do not know how it's done. But I think the Mother's Eye is so wise because it is directly connected with a loving and understanding heart . These are her children born of her and there has been no severence between herself and them. He brain may look critically upon them and see all their weaknesses and faults as coldly as though she hac never seen them before. But she has accepted a responsibility and she will not put it to one side This is her job and she must do it, day in and day out, 24 hours in the day. So, whatever her dream or desires, her Mother's Eye is forever on tin watch. I am humbled and ashamed when I think of il and I know I am unequal to the Chappy task o praising as I should. No poet, no painter, can d justice to the miracle of a Mother's Eye. A Rough Idea of Our PWA Water Projects gfof,. think it makes graphic the §3g^ extent of conservation *§'* work done by the federal public works administration when we consider that all Ihe water held at one time in dams and reservoirs completed or under construction with PWA assistance would do these things: 'Cover the stale of Pennsylvania j with two .feet of water, with enough left aver for a few good : sized lakes. Or: Supply New York City for sixty-two years with sufficient water for its requirements for washing, drinking and industrial use. Or: Reduce the world's ocean level a quarter of an inch. Or: Flood the slate of Delaware with a 44 fool slage, fourteen feet deep- f 'Jft'j er than the most recent Johnstown : 'c?; flood. '·'?;? Float 1,078,431 vessels the size %'· of the British ship "Queen Mary." ;;? The United States now has com- ·-'/; pleted or underway PWA pro- ·;_'·''::.. jecls which will impound about 22 IVvi trillion (22,000,000,000,000) gal- ' Ions of water in places where they : : best serve the country through use for irrigation, power, navigation, ' flood control, -domestic, and industrial purposes. All of these many projects have been either started, continued, or completed with public works administration federal or non-federal allotments. --o-"Home Sweet Home" Was Perilous Spot ---,-»_ see by a report just Issued Kplgby Ihe National Safety *£!'" Council, through "Public Safely," official publication, that home accidental deaths in 1936 rose sharply to a total of 39,000, from the 1935 total of 31,500. Of this 7,500 increase, approximately 3,500 was an advance in excessive heat deaths occurring last July and August. The permanent disability total went up from 140,000 to 170,000, and the temporary disability total increased from 4,460,000 to 5,500,000. All of the 1936 accidents resulted in wage losses, medical expense and the overhead cost of liability and accident insurance policies amounting to $730,000,000. Little information is available on the details of the home accident experience, but it appears that practically all of the increase 'Jjlj in deaths came among children '""'' under 5 years of age and among adults more than CO years o\A.,., Fatal falls increased about -10 cent,' and burns went than 5 per cent, according to pres-' ent reports. These advances, together with a large number of ex-' cessive heat deaths, accounted lor most of the increase. Answers to Questions ninnriiio ,i. H A S K I N How many grains in the average ushcl oC wheat? L. C. Between about 446,600 and 971,many miles has Mrs. 00. How PLEASE NOTE'--A reader can pet Ilia atiswer to Mir question of ttct by ·lUnj; the Mason Cily Globe-Gaxcltc's Information Hurcau, Frederic .1. Ila»- kln. Director, Washington.' D. C. Please s e n d rtircB 13) cents postage for reply- iver in Idaho which flows 220 miles to the Snake river in southeastern Washington. These horses are found in the northwest occasionally as far east as the Da- votas. How much money has been realized from the President's Birthday balls in former years? D. F. In 1354, me amount received from the Birthday balls was approximately ?1,015,000. In 1935, it was approximately $1,071,000. The amount in 1936 was estimated at approximately $1,500,000. Has Los Angeles the largest area of any American city? P. S. Greater Los Angeles has an area of 1,474.34 square miles, but renter Pittsburgh exceeds this with an area of" 1,625.05 square miles. Is there, a trailer camp at Mammoth cave, Ky.? .1. F. The Mammoth Cave Operating committee has begun work on a trailer camp which it is hoped will be completed by the time the summer touring season begins. What was the first newspaper published in New York City? H. Roosevelt traveled since she be- ame mistress of the white house? r. H. She traveled 38,000 miles the irst year, 42,000 mfles the second rear, and 35,000 miles the third ear. Can air be compressed into a cube? N. W. The national bureau of standards says air can be compressed nto a cube so it will be like a cube of ice, and aEler a few minutes go sack into air, like ice goes back nto water. Air can be cooled to a point at which it will freeze into a solid substance, resembling ice. How mucli meat does the average American cat in a year? II. N. About 50 pounds oC beef, 7 pounds of veal, 7 pounds of lamb, 70 pounds of pork. Wbat are the real names of Gin- e'er Rogers and Fred Alsaire, movie stars? M. N. Rogers, Virginia Katherine McMalh: Astaire, Frederick Austerlitz. How many windows in the Empire stale buildingr, New York City? W. F. It has 6,400 windows. Who started the National congress of parents and teachers? K. In the meeting called by Phoebe Apperson Hearst nnd Alice McLellan Birney in Washington, in 1897. It was then known as the National congress oE mothers. When was the sentence "Union and Liberty, now and forever, one and Inseparable" uttered? T. M. This is the conclusion of Webster's reply to Hnync, delivered in the U. S. .senate in January, 1830. Did China's crops suffer I rom flood anil drought last year? T. S The 1930 crops were good. Did Sinclair Lewis, novelist, al one lime ask God to strike him dead? H. W. In 1926, while speaking in a Kansas City, Mo., church, Mr. Lewis said, "Now if God exists., I will give him exactly two minutes to prove it--to strike me dead." How much did the Ncffro pop- | ulatlon of Chicago increase be- ] twccn 1920 and 1930? W. H. It doubled, from 109,458 to 233,903. What horse Is the appalousc? L. T. The oflice of horse husbandry says the appalouse horse is a western strain related to the mustang. It is lint a breed. It is so named because it was first recognized along the Palouse river, a W. Tiie New York Gazette, established in 1725 by William Bradford, first printer in, (he colony of New York. For Small Families An especially valuable feature of "Everybody's Cook Book" is the fact that these tested recipes are practically all measured for small family units of from four to six. The cook does not have to worry about how many people a certain recipe will serve, or how to reduce the quantities so that the dish produced will fit her family. Young housewives, in particular, will find this helpful. This handy service booklet, available only through the Globe-Gazette information bureau, has 300 recipes. Order copy today. Use coupon. The Mason City Globe-Gazette Information bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, director, Washington, D. C. I inclose 15 cents in coin (carefully wrapped) for "Everybody's Cook Book." Name Street City Slate (Mall to Washington, D. C.y

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