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March 7, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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{ » MASON JL T J ° L »EI!;g AZ ETTE L O O k^n f ]OM IT*c,~ ^ Every WeckDa y b y»*· *-- ^ ^* · v-'L/'i^ ,;"-*?y N CITT GLOBE-GAZETTs- nnTiro.»TM' n^ r-- t x-v » . xOiS MASON ^ iijt Ui 11-123 East Slate Street COAIPANY ' Telephone No, 3800 LEE P. LOOMIS - * . Publisher . W EARL HALL Managing Ed tr ENOCH A. NOREM - - - _ city Editor liOYD L. GEER . . Advertising Manager 5S MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DAILY SCRAP BOOK 8 , i h j « r u w r FUW, LEASED WIRE SERVICE BY UNITED PRESS would be to make state boundary lines. The suggestion that those bund folk in New York were exemplifying the spirit of George Washington must have caused him to do a turn or tivo in his grave. · . * * * Iowa's legislature one of these days soon will be called upon to say whether it wants the best in With Some - SUBSCRIPTION KATES IDE MAS °N CITY AND CLEAB LAKB P., ,, WITHIN 100 MUES OF MASON ClTJf lii-iSs ODTSIDE 100 MttE ZONE IN Anybody who thinks' the democratic party will be a pushover this year or in 1940 just hasn't been following his Chicago politics a t. t hj£ Say A a f · Hl ¥ :ry ^P^ has given business the. green light is to assume that the red light has been against business up to now. . IN ALL STAVES OT11EK THAN r... 58.00 Emc.nUi But the Law Needs Changing pHE supreme court, with two new appointees . ··- dissenting and one refraining from the vote squared the Wagner act with the constitutional rights of employers in its decision on the Fansteel case It held that there was nothing in the act which infringed upon the right of an employer to discharge an employe for any cause "other than union activity or agitation for collective bargaining with employes." The quoted phrase is from the Associated Press decision in which the Wagner act was upheld--a decision in which the basis was laid for the reversal of the labor.board in the Fansteel case. It is already being said in Washington that the Fansteel decision shows that the courts will protect the employer in his rights, and that therefore the proposed amendments to make the act less lop-sided are unnecessary. All that is wrong with the Wagner act, runs this line of reasoning is its administration.. In other words, the present labor board is biased, but the courts will correct the balance. This doesn't look like very sound argument, a wo of the three new deal justices were not willing to protect the employer in his ordinary civil rights as.seen by the majority and the attitude of the third is only to be conjectured. President Roosevelt is soon to make another appointment, and may have more to make before his term ends It is hardly good policy to leave the rights of any party concerned in such a vital business as labor relations to the courts alone. - M "Vlf^ the duty of cm sress to define the rights of both employer and employe, if the question of labor relations is to be regarded as a field of government regulation. And it is clearly its duty to define these rights fairly, so that the dice . are not loaded. As matters stand at present the fact is--as a regional administrator of the NLHB was quoted as saying, frankly, in a public address the other day--"the employer hasn't got a chance .when we get into a hearing." A law so one-sided or so loosely drawn as to be subjected to such interpretation is a poor law and needs changing. In such a vitally important field the rights of any class of citizens should not depend upon the temper of administration nor the legal opinions of courts. They should be express- Jy stated in a clear and unambiguous law - ' J%£ Hf % 2me 1 d ae Wa ^" Er a* should be .-. ,.iis time of year that the highway +« "f,7;""" i ^ wonder ing when's the right time to begin removing snow fences. * * * There's surprisingly little to disprove that old American conviction that "that government governs best which governs least " * * » Now Spain has time to begin frying to figure out just what it was that was won in the war. PROS and CONS Some Interesting Viewpoints Gleaned From Our Exchanges The City Manager Bill ager government are once more requesting^the legislature at Springfield to pass a law which enTum Permi ' dtieS *° ad ° pt * E ptaa «*£- This bill should pass. It does not impose the plan upon cities, but merely permits them to try it if their citizens, by majority vote, favor the change No American city as big as Chicago hai adopted the plan and the experience of the larger cities which-have undertaken the.experiment Is by no means conclusive as to its merits. The hiif th ? S u ve worked well in Cincinnati but toe high expectations of the good people of Cleveland and Kansas City were disappointed Probably the explanation of these conflicting re- Cdfe^*2S!2»J^ j n Cincinnati government hav ATOP H i t j H POLES RiVER. BEDS, DROP on FisU WHEN -THE/ ARE SPOl'fED NEARLY 500 OBfX,NEt IM REMEMBER? From Globe-Gazette Files GOOD HEALTH By Logan Clendening, M. D. was effected and ac- ~.~~~~~e~ v * «***j' juitn Illinois cltv ivanf" ·fVipir- Municipality to be administered by a manasS- Se^h uM d b emOVaI by a SmaU co TMcfl, thTpeoJ home Significant Dispatch JN THE current issue of Business Week, there was a most interesting--and probably signifi- -cable dispatch from Berlin, under the head- "~"h Has Passed Its peak." It follows: even here in Berlin' . American Worker! L 6 d U Sd ed cl^ ^^e^^vo^k^ German worker, nine times as much as an Italian worker, and nearly twelve times as much as a Ruf sian worker. And yet we find many of oS workl conclusions is the lack of intelligence: For Syphilis Control chief nou . se o£ three bills aimed at one of the end would reaum rWt,TM to l xamine '- tne ? ec . TWENTY YEARS AGO-- --_,, of Mr. and Mrs toriaTpag^fcarried off^^f 6 " tte edj ' Wider, chairman of the ~"ci J S ' ar)es H ' TEN YEARS AGO-- group Work »"«·"» %jLuuuuijr iiiiurtveQ ir many's ascendancy under Hitler. get n o e n t slavia and Hungry, in the grou-ing manian rapproachement with Britain and and ' these enlargement of MAIL BAG Interesting Letters Up fo 250 Words Are Welcome HOW TO WIN AN ELECTION! midst and still is likely t candy is not a balanced diet and the is the energy food r considerably in their need of glu- '"· '"·"»»«- of it Of course, we fuel in excess of as such in the tissues but *' sHn S"lshed Yale Globe-Gazette : t - - - ' the local 'airnori The 160 aC r« a V nSpeCticn ' ° f ^.stesgr^' "££ £» sss-ss: on~MrtYri,!»r V "'"-f 1 en '' Iracle re P re sentatives takes Bm^^ Dl sa^-s S3SS?raH _ ,, ,,, M , . d .._ .. .?S3SS r «==S2«£ Literary Guidepost By John Sefby o ap?e"°s na tL f fHf e - ** tadT^rthS ^ts^it appears that the efficiency of those enpacwi ;» factory occupations is improved by more frfaueS |J S l °b f0 ok e TMM- ehpUr ^ US ^-Products of mod- ^"^^^^^ ·« Back to Home Rule /THE director of this page ·*· an lowan received from a letter outcome it all anri v^f'. ? 6W with alarm " l "e i and ?ffK T' 1 tod . ay we «lebrate the l and fiftieth anniversary of the first th^^ffii B s I ? a *W^^ t ^^ S3 ^^^?«?ss ica since 1933 is much'ahrt^T C S? ent in A mer- Inspiring Career Mhi 5na11 always recall W. V. W$£ Shipley as one of the klnd- --^ est me n I've ever known. He was willing always to neglect nis own comfort and convenience lor the comfort and convenience of others. It was his way of life He never erected for others standards that he didn't expect to observe himself. Mr. Shipley assumed honesty and fair principles in those with M "J h £ dealt Jt was unthinkable to him that one he regarded as a friend could be lacking in these attributes of character so conspicuously embodied in his own personality. This trust, I am told, brought some stern penalties to Mr. Shinley toward the close of his remarkable business career. But I still insist it was a worthy traiU- one sorely needed in our present day business world. The real test of Mr. Shipley's fiber came after he had definitely entered old age. Confronted with distressing business reverses, ifTM 1 ? 1 easily have indulged in self-pity. But that wasn f t his course. He tightened his belt rolled tip his sleeves and turned his eyes to the future. Entering upon an entirely new field of endeavor at Ames he pushed ahead. He applied to his work the same enterprise and progressive principles that had distinguished him in the mercantile field. All he asked for was a continued gift of health and an extension of his years beyond the three score and ten mark. In any appraisal of the remark- OBSERVING 1938 and if applicable to our whole population, this would mean ( a saving of about 8,000 And that's just about the extent of the 1938 reduction over the previous year in traffic fatalities. Valuable Service bov/ my salute to the county co-operative weather observers in this and states who are eivins- their In Iowa there have been 132 stations in the past but the retrenchment in appropriations for this purpose is forcing a reduction abou"?! 6aCh ° CUnty ° r there That strikes me as being a nen- ny-wise-pound-foolish policy For spent - 1 he pubuc " W ° rth at ?HIBTY YEAES AGO - CANDY'S A PLACE IN DIET Articles of incorporation of the Home Tea mm- rf A mpany have been filed with tho TM,mf,, ,;,,_"? T^ii, dead average of opinion about candy as a ·" "'-rf % -"J l -*,7*** Hilll-* nf fu' i X w o« ldn 't eat any more at that candy if I were you- it isn't good for you."' But candy as a food has a great many individual virtues and has a distinct place in dietary needs. The principal ingredient of candy is glucose (which comes from the Greek word glukus, meaning sweet.) Most candy contains other materials with distinct food value but sugar in its several forms' is so outstanding a part of it I that appraisal of the dietary values of the products amounts «",.=£?, P fj"£ cal P ur P°?«. to ap- by him in these past ten years--after most of us of less rugged stuff would have sought refuge in self-pity. It would have been extremely easy for him to conclude that he had been dealt a pretty bad hand. There is true inspiration in the story of this kind-hearted merchant who could keep sweet and charitable in the face of what to others would have been accepted as crushing adversity. Safety As Business , submit the f ollowing para,' graph out of the annual report of the New England Mutual Life insurance company which recently reached my desk, to illustrate the importance of accident prevention from a purely financial standpoint: "Our death claims from automobile accidents have been diminished by a third--a startling and pleasing development. Among insured lives in all companies there has been a 20 per sent reduction of automobile deaths in Co-operative observers are paid nothing for their efforts. Thev £.°S out ° f I 1 "* fullness of theur hearts and because of their interest m a weather hobby da -- h*- 0 W3S a Charge °* $1 a able at all--the annual expendil ture would be ciose to $50,000 a Little by little, the appropria- i ?nn" ° wa has been reduced to 53,500 a year. Supervision of these volunteer workers has been ror responding^ reduced =,,^ hei1 U l s eonside red that for such a modest investment on in? Part of the public so Jarge a K- turn can be had, it would seem that penuriousness would hardly De in order. An appropriation of at least $7,- "TMS ^J"*?* from , . ~, utc ««1ULIUC *,, K smaller, there is certain to be a far greater reduction in the values received. To RALPH JOHNSON, LAKE MILLS OIL STATION ATTENDANT-for the honesty and integrity he displayed in salvaging $80 in cash lost by a farmer of the vicinity, and returning it to its rightful owner. Mr. Johnson's good deed is indeed an elixir to those who may have concluded that honesty, along with other of the old virtues, has been lost from present-day American life. *** i^coL-jii.-uciy .American life ANSWERS to QUESTIONS Bv Frederir I H~.L:- By Frederic J. Hoskin _The coast of Maine and the Rl- yicra in France are in the same latitude; why are their climates so different? E. M. - --- from the South Attic; the lower temperature of New England results from the nearness of the icy Labrador current. Who is the man who lives on the cage of a volcano? W. B. Dr. Thomas A. Jagger, famous geologist, who has been volcan- ologist of the.U. S. national park service since 1935, lives on the rim of Kilauea in the Hawaii national park. He established a volcano experiment station in Hawaii in 19U and is editor of the Volcano Letter. ^Jj at states permit the use of \£, i c . a ° dle Power headlights? What states prohibit their use? The maximum candle power allowed i n Indian; " New York, is 21 ilreclor, Washington, D. c." Please sent tails of the ring were made clearer m the copy of the portrait which hangs in the Peace Memorial building which is the headquarters of the United Grand Lodge of England. In what stage production did Jeannette MacDonald play with i,ynne Overman and Frank McIntyre? T. K. It was "Sunny Days/' a musical version of "A Kiss in a Taxi" which opened at the Imperial theater, New York City, ou Feb. 8, Give the name and accomplish- ?!««. f h e aviator who won a S10.000 prize offered by Victor J Evans of Washington, D. C. K. s' Harry N. Atwood of Boston broke the world's record (up to Aug. 25, 1911) f or cross caiSitiy Hying m an aeroplane when he traveled from St Louis, Mo to New York City, via Chicago a dis- dle power imit the maximum candle power to 32 except Missouri which limits it to 36 The minimum candle power allowed is specified in five states: Cali- *°T,?'Jl 1 ; Maryland, 10; Mas- he was given ttelv-ansaward? at How does the number of postal clerks compare with the number of tetter carriers? J. L ·"""" There are Give the dates ot Al Jolson's marriages. J. G. In 1906 the. actor was married d THE SEASON FOR :. COLDS IS H E R E Keeler Sela^loes^cSe^^^-^ ^^^svr n ^^ "^ ss Protestant, and the^ atetaT " i V,,. Catholic or ^Tg^ TM" s^ois «/, iike ' ^y»-«« either its or the _ , "» w«= ^Jeizi clique. ·W -- -·*·***· 5, AiLtdnt £ eeai ^Treatment of Diahpfp: " "-iraTM;-7---^*"^ *^* U m -- ""- of tte ^andSkta"* Hy8 ' ene " and Meadow Melodies By Ray Murray of Buffalo Center WINDY WEATHER Juniper Jones is a comical cuss And wonderful stories he tells to us He told us once, in the long ago ' That an evil wind began to blow -- How oia is Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, the suffrage and peace leader? H. J. T, » M ?n' (l , ^.tt "cently celebra ted her 80th birthday. \That are the openinr and clos- * w ° World ' s falrs r^nt «5 evalent o£ al1 human ailments, the common cold accounts ==L- more J 135 ? lost from I- The ans\vers to ° Ulders 'round of the ground, slate see, to get down tht"^ 6 f the guess tha " t "w"he"would""v'aik ~""; L.'R. DUXBURY VVhile one small boy, with mouth a-gao Was turned inside out as quick as scat! ?« Z? TM£ rollicke 5 along at play ^ It blew the days of the week away, is, mixed 'em up and did it right, The New York World's fair will *4en on April 30 and close on DPP 8, 1939. The Golden Gate International exposition at San Francisco opened on Feb. 18 and will close on Dec. 2, 1939. Give the weight of the statue on the dome of the C. S. capito! at Washington, D. C. J. G. It is 14,985 pounds. ? at : " alional Parks have the most visitors? C. S. Shenandoah national park, with So4,967 visitors, and Great Smoky national park, with : visitors, led in attendance ^n' lo'ia traVGl year endin S Sept oO, 1938. Is it true that Kinp Edward VII always ware his aiasonic rin ff ? »F« G* h handy no book adviser tells -- BSE THIS COUPON-The Globe-Gazette Information Bureau M I inclose herewith 10 cent^ Name Worth ..rC'^ock dinner after wnich the''ago~ on his hand when he was buried, j. nc ring is sno\vn on his statfi portrait, painted by Fildles, the ha'm'p Which "· in Buc .' dl ?g- i son, King George V, the de- Street or rural route City hat'rtav. . T" Cburit, j, c«er ; . ; - | ^i n.NAri State (Mail to Washington, D. c.) .1

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