The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 26, 1936 · Page 24
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
March 26, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 24

Publication:
Location:
Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, March 26, 1936
Page:
Page 24
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 24 article text (OCR)

TWENTY-FOUR MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 26 1936 EIGHT DRIVERS SUMMONED HERE Seven Violators to Attend Traffic School; One Forfeits Bond. Eight traffic rules violators were summoned to appear before Police Judge Morris Laird in traffic court Thursday. Seven of them were sentenced to attend traffic school and one forfeited a bond. Those who will attend traffic school are Emit Koerbcr, Y. M. C. A., double parking; Grace Jacob- fen, 411 Vs North Federal avenue, improper parking; H. A. Jung, 247 Fifth street southwest, double parking; Lloyd Thaves, 240 Sixth street southeast, overtime parking in a loading zone; Mrs. Clarence Herr, 549 Fourth street northeast, improper parking; Harold NoJan, 515 Pennsylvania a v e n u e southeast, parked on the wrong side of the street, and Fred Jackson. 207 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, improper parking. John Horn, 714 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, forfeited a $1 bond posted when tagged for passing a stop sign. THEY LOOKED OKAY Our well dressed winter sports team didn't do so well in the Olympics. Looks like they learned tht game in the department stores and rotogravure sections. LONG WAIT AHEAD Red Sox are holding on to Babe Dahlgren until Jimmy Foxx wears out. By then his name will be Uncle Babe Dahlgren. SALEM, Ore., (UP)--The first case of an unearned relief check bev ing returned to the state treasury was recorded when Harry Heth, who "got a job sorting potatoes and didn't need relief any more," returned his last $14 dole payment. Ancient Secrets Learned by Studies in Airplanes Rich Finds Already Made by Museum in Extensive Survey. PHILADELPHIA, (UP)--"Archeology in the air!' 1 This seemingly strange caption might well be placed above the picture of modern scientists who probe into the secrets, of the dead and buried past. ' For the airplane is playing a leading part in archeological explor- New Beauty for Your LIVING ROOM $ If you spread the cost of this gorgeous room over a whole year, you'll scarcely miss the money but you'll certainly enjoy the comfort it affords. Its appointments are of the finest--including a two piece suite --an occasional chair, an ottoman, an occasional table, an end table, three beautifully matched lamps and a colorful throw rug. Everything _,. ,,-,----" Ww-s ' · ;; ; 5 : -; ? :=.«·;f* s;; ? ' ;i? i.:s;i:iialij : .?:pi"S s : 'sp::,'4 ·«' '.;i~i- A WHOLE YEAR TO PAY $ EACH ROOM MAY BE PURCHASED SEPARATELY AT THE PRICES SHQWM Smart Modern 9x12 ff. AXMINSTERS . . CHOICE OF PATTERNS E D R O O M You need wait no longer to have a bed-that will st at '$! anrefoux value and marvelous rug too A f Better choose early Easy Terms that's ease under the scrutiny of guests. This grouping combines everything you would ask for in style, in quality and in its appointments. Not only the bed, the chest and vanity but the spring, mattress, boudoir chair, boudoir lamps, pillows, throw ,rug included. EASY TERMS \. v ^""Bg Complete Outfit for DINING ROOM $i There is absolutely nothing more to buy to furnish your dining room as vou would have it. The buffet, the extension table and the six chairs form the 'base of this wonderful suite and the dinnenvare, the silverware, the modern torchier and stylish buffet mirror are yours at . . . . . . . . . NEW CONSOLE CAS RANGE ATTRACTIVE -- MODERNS The latest in table-top range d ft i g n with gat uvinj burners. large oven and'fea- (ufet only 3 demonstration will illustrate ,,.,,,,.- $ EASY TERMS w 1 slw^^ OTHER COMPLETE 3, 4, AND 5 ROOM OUTFITS PRICED FROM*189"pQNL£ASY TERMS ations of today--especially those in progress "East of Suez." At present, Lewin B. Barringer, the Philadelphian a v i a t o r , is winging his ship over the rugged mountains and fertile valleys of ancient Persia. Barringer was called into service by a joint expedition of the University of Pennsylvania museum, the Oriental museum Museum of Chicago, the Boston of Fine Arts and the American Institute of Iranian Art and Archeology. Each of these institutions has carried out considerable work in [ran and other eastern countries, but the current adventure is be- ieved to be the most extensive ever :o have been undertaken. Value of Plane Stressed. The value of air-travel to ar- :heologists is emphasized by Dr. Erich F. Schmidt, field director of the joint expedition in Iran. With his wifg he has returned to .Philadelphia for a brief vacation before resuming his duties with the expedition. Although a young man and a scientist of the modern school, Dr. Schmidt has achieved a wide rep- jtation in his field. For the past 'ive years he has developed significant projects in re-creating the history of ancient times. In his opinion, the airplane is indispensable to so vastly conceived a program as the one under way in Iran. He -pointed out that it was only by air-travel that necessary contact with the numerous men in the field could be made. "The plane," he said, "is the key to the success of such a co-operative enterprise as that being conducted in Iran." Mounds Sighted From Air. "In many cases," he continued, 'before we started our excavations. We flew over the country we were exploring to get a good view of thi terrain and make aerial photographs. If we saw a mound which might conceivably be an ancient site, we would swoop down and continue pur investigations." The plane used by the expedition is named "The Friend of Iran." It was presented to the joint societies by Mrs. Schmidt, who first accompanied her husband on his explorations in 1934. She is a student of the science. Among the discoveries unearthed by the group were eight stone tablets, each inscribed with cuneiform characters which related the histories of the Iranian kings. Traced to Darius the Great. Some of the tablets discovered at Persepolis, the ancient capital of the once powerful Persian empire, were more than two feet long. They were embedded deep, beneath the cornices of the king's castle. Among the most important is one inscribed under the direction of Darius the Great, .the founder of Persepolis. The ancient capital played a significant role in the rumble of world history. It lay only 35 miles northeast of what is now the modern city of Shiraz. Part of the great city was pillaged by Alexander the Great about 330 B. C. The northern section of the city was unharmed, however, and it was in this sector that the successful work was executed. The ruins of this city have yielded the most pertinent links in the chain of history which contemporary archeologists a r e fashioning of the ancient kingdom. Dr. Schmidt, displaying a restive energy and desire to return soon to his work, said that the "finds," in themselves, are not important. Used to Trace Culture. "In fact," he said, "we do not like to refer to them as finds. An object discovered is, after all, only a means toward a purpose. Archeology is confined not merely to digging up objects, but rather in using such specimens for determining the development and culture of a race." He declared that the spirit of friendliness and co-operation re fleeted in the acts of the Iranian government was most earnest anc helpful. Among other highly pertinent discoveries searched o u t from under the very earth are gold coins of Iran, Byzantium and Egypt, anc a Chinese bowl which dates to 1100 A. D. This last is significant because it supports the belief that trade was carried on at the time between the Byzantine empire and China. The principal work being done now by the University of Pennsylvania and Boston museum units at the Islamic city of Ravy. which was ransacked and ruined by Genghis Kahn, the Mongol conqueror, in the thirteenth century. BITS ABOUT 'EM Mrs. George K. Davies, 818 Washington avenue northwest, is visiting at Tarentum, Pa., and from there plans to go to Germantown. Pa. where she will be the guest of her mother, Mrs. W. S. P. Bryan. * * # Leon Raizes, a student at the University of Minnesota, is spending . his vacation with his parents, Mr ! a nd Mrs. Sam Raizes, 908 Adams j avenue northwest. ' * * * Mrs. Rob Roy Cerney, 510 Washington avenue northwest, fourth district director for the Iowa Federation ot Women's clubs, attendee the Winneshick county convention of the Federation at Decorah Wednesday and the Howard county convention at Cresco Thursday. DOUBLE TROUBLE Football reformers appear to be overemphasizing that over-emphasis. DRUG S T O R E 50c FORMALDEHYDE Full Pint ' 500 CLEANSING TISSUES 19c 50c WOODBURY'S Creams 26c HEAVY MINERAL OIL 50c WALKO TABLETS MEN'S BOY'S Handkerchiefs Soft, white handkerchiefs about 16 inches square, with a narrow hem. Firmly woven to give long-lasting service. Will not shrink. Mail Orders Filled Same Day Received. Orders Amounting to $2.00 or Less, Add lOc For Postage. 13 North Federal Ave. Phone 909. lie DR. LYON'S [Tooth Powa«r| 14* mmt 60c P H I L L I P ' S C R E A M S 55c Lady Esther Face Powder 37 c mm 35c W I L L I A M S [Shaving Cream | 50c I O D E N T Tooth P a s t e SOc W o o d b u r y ' s F a c e P o w d e r 25c J. and JT A L C U M 17c «· 25c i N O X Z E M A C R E A M 15 c mm* SOc , A d m i r a e i o n S H A M P O O 150 Sheets P O N D ' S T I S S U E S 7c BISB Box of 12 25c 19c 34c 1.00 Value . . . 55c MARVELOUS MATCHED | Make - up Kit Facepowdet, lipstick, rouge, eye shadow and mascara. PROPHYLACTIC DENTORIS Combination SOc Genuine PROPHYLACTIC Tooth Brush and large tube DENTORIS Tooth Paste 39c PRINCE ALBERT or VELVET Tob. Genuine $1 Value SIR R A L E I G H P I P E S Honey lined, makes breaking in easy. Patent cleaner insures a dry, cool smoke Choice of sizes and shapes. KENTUCKY CLUB or GRANGER Tob. 16 ounces 68c KING EDWARD or TIONA Cigars Box of 50 1.07 Jelly B I R D E G G S Box of 72 CHOCOLATE Marshmallow E A S T E R E G G S Cherry cordial, Fruit and Nut. Hand dipped. 2 for Be One Dox. - 27e savtl Hopkins Saturday and Sunday Special CHICKEN DINNER Delicious and lender milk-Fed chicken prepared by trained and experienced chefs into » tasty delicacy. Ball Bearing R O L L E R S K A T E S r Jtighl to Limit Quantities. I

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page