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MARCH 18 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE iiaaott A Lee Syndicate Newspaper Issued Every Week Day by the MASON CIT1 GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 121-123 East State St. Telephone No. 3800 WILL F. MUSE ·.- · W EARL HALL. Managing Editor LEEP LOOMIS Business Manager it or MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED - "--The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the for publication of all news dispatches credited to not otherwise credited in this paper, and also al local news published herein. SUBSCRIPTION KATES Daily, per year ·_·* ; 1( Daily. Pu ^ oi --·,,,,· biiy-and Ciear Lake' Dally, per year by carrier Daily, per week by carrier ,5 .57.0 mere additional phase, many lt is not children only that one feeds with fairy tales.--LESSING. OUR RUSSIAN ATTITUDE CHANGES RS are'alloat that the Hoover ^inistraUon ,'be considering abandoning -the rigid Attitude Soviet Russia which has prevailed since the . It is known that Secretary Stmison has a comprehensive study of current Rus, and it i 3 said that the atate depart- **· n\ay toward World war. embarked upon a c si an Sorrte may -set up a special Russian ssMon ^ cia~re" that it is the intention of the administration to ize Russia, while others suggest that nothing is intended than a step to regularize and sanc- by imposed shall reduce by a corresponding amount? the state miUage tax which the board would otherwise levy for state purposes. This is getting into the measure the one and only possible guarantee that the new revenue will be employed for relief rather than for spending. WHAT LIES BEHIND IT ,_'the start of the present attack on the Univer- ty of Iowa, now in the legislative investigation tf many have felt that the completes! answer for the state board of education and the university's administrative officers was to be found in the source of the movement and the clear-cut motives back of it. If a certain group of contractors and workers had been turned loose on the university work-If a certain firm had been given the contract for a student engraving job without regard to the condition imposed on other bidders-If a certain individual now in the background had been given a place on the board of education-If a certain coach had been fired and another one compromise could have been effected in the 1 om i me"rcial rivalry of long standing between two ^ uu university employes, in high slation or.low, nad been-found unqualified for their jobs and dis- ^ there had been no newspaper possessed of a ereedy ambition to grow in circulation and power-If President Jessup had been willing to let the university, particularly its medical college, drift along as a second-rate institution-- · .' Well without these "ifs," there wouldn't have been the travesty now being enacted at Des Moines to the detriment of both state and universily. The selfish motives and the sore spots are easy oE identification. THE OLD HOME By Stanley s has refused to recognize the _ becauTe oFthe repudiation of Russian obliga- ,, the confiscation of American property, and the refusal of Russia to undertake to prevent subversive propaganda. There is no indication that the Russian attitude has changed, tlltho a year or more ago Moscow sent out some feelers suggesting she m.gb ; be OTHER EDITORS w n i n g to negotiate debts. in the matter of the repudiated Not to be overlooked is the fact that Russia has become one of our best customers. The five-year plan bas made her a tremendous buyer of machines, light and heavy, and the Russian respect for ^TMTM** production methods has given us a large 'tare of this business in spite ot non-recognition. This winter, however has seen a concerted drive by European countries particularly Germany, to get a bigger share of Russ'ian orders. The system of German government guarantees of Russian credit to the manufacturer has *een revived and extended, and both Germany and Britain at this time have commercial delegations in Russia hunting business. saner second thot of this country, moreover, FOR A THORO PROBE of those actions the propriety or soundness o£ wmcn Members of the state board of education insist: that the allegations, made to the executive. C,0 EASY THATS THE OLD-TIMERS AT HANCOCKS STOKE LEMOASY)CH!1_TON HAD HIS SOLDIEja BONUS MONEY JUST FORTY-TVJO HOURS WHEN HE THE STATE RIGHTS OF A NEW PATENT SMOKELESS RAIN MAKING C ,, bnrrnii ar* at your »'rvlw. You »« Invlled Q. When race? G. K. the first horse , geles, ^erdaTM, Jan A In 660 B. C. in the 23rd Olympiad at Athens. The distance was four miles..Eight years later tha first harness horse compelition look place in the 25th Olympiad, when the horses drew chariots. Q. Where was Prof. Albert Einstein educated? B. II. A. Born at "Ulm, Germany, in 1879 his boyhood was spent at Munich. In 1894. his family migrated to Italy and Einstein attended Ihe cantonal school al Aaravi in Switzerland. Laler he took a course of lectures at the Polytechnic school at Zurich and obtained his Ph. D. degree from the University o£ Zurich. Q. Several years ago a lending statesman ivrgued ' that the nation is older than tho states. Is this true? M. B. A. We do not recall that one particular statesman argued that tho nation is older than the states. Most of the states were formed, or course, after tne 13 original stales had formed Ihe United States of America, and the confederation o£ these states might be said to antedate Ihe organization of the original states, since these states were then in the position of colonial possession territories of Great Britain. J. AVns German ever considered seriously as our language? F. G. A. Altho there was a discussion e Q. From whore did Longfellow's forefathers conic? G. IMcE. A. His forebears were American for several generations. Both the Wadsworths, his mother's family, as well as the Longfellows, were, originally from Yorkshire. General Waclswortn was descended from John Alden and Priscilla Mullens. THE EDITOR'S MAIL BAG "DIET and HEALTH By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. Author of "THE HUMAN BODX" I DROPSY SYMPTOM OF KIDNEY TROUBLE The sixth grade at the Washington school won the peUing contest from the sixth grade at the Grant ohoo" yesterday afternoon. The Grant pupils were m S r t e d b y their teacher, Miss O'Harrow, and e c o r , now thaT thTStort has been to underline public confidence in those who ^hrU^turf otre not S^K ^ «* .«?*- taking which threatens to circumvent the which have distinguished the " nr make the ^ginning to be' realized, flrst ; : ^ a \ u ^^ ivorable cir can reach dangerous Competitor, and second, that the Russian, home market is so vast and her people's needs so great thai Russian produclion must of necessily be largely consumed at home.. Russian dumping in Ibis country is still feared by some of our industry, notably lumbering, oil and agriculture--but there is another school of thinking which points out that Russia is forced to export far.beyond normal surplus production because she has no other means with which to buy the materials for the five- year plan. These believe thai if Russia were admitted to normal credit relations with the United States the dumping of products below world market levels would cease automatically--as the Russians dislike to con- on short rations in order to obtain export sur- is obviously plenty of reason for restudying country's position in relation to' Russia. She now i g ' ' I t ' a political football. , g P^ rQnt he university is the charges brot against upon its future control. The Daily Times has every confidence m the m- ·rilv and in Ihe capabilily of those who in recent 7e presided- over the destinies of the umver- elieves it the solemn, responsibility of the tegrity sity. It believes , assembly to assure the fullest exposition of the fruits of their loyal service to the state of Iowa. ·I? fears only a denial of an opportunity to record fully 1 the achievements which have marked the Jesaup administration, and the loss to the school which that injustice must invite. ^ · EARLIER DAYS in. i:ur Rehm, and Supt. Hugh GUmore in the Continental congress in regard to the use of the German or English language in the colonies, and a motion was made in favor ot using the German language, tne matter never came to a vole. Only in Pennsylvania was the German element more than a small minority before the revolution. Perhaps a third of the settlers in Pennsylvania were Germans. Altho the German language persisted in the speech and in the press in Pennsylvania, the English stock outnumbered all the others from 17GO to 1730. (}. Are the University of Faris and the Sorbonne. tho same? T. II. A. They are. CJ. Where, did tho gumo of dominoes come from? K. J. II. A. It is of French origin. Q. What are tho leading ports of tho world? ,1. K. V. A. The 10 loading ones are New York, London, Hamburg, Los Au- PKAISES LKNTEtf PBAYERS. MASON CITY, March 15.--I wish to add a note of praise to the value of the Lenten prayer. It is a bit of heavenly beauty in a world of common and selfish things. It is never out of order to exalt our Christ Who is soon to reign as King over all the earth. Then and not before may it be said of men-"They will learn war no more." Peace will come with the Prince ot Peace and as long as men and nations are filled with greed and strife there can be no peace. The quea- tion, "Whence came wars and fight- ings among you? Come they not of your own lusts?" Man's heart must be changed Tor as our Master tells us "Out of the heart proceed evil thots, murderg etc." The leaders oE the nations need divine wisdom. The problem is too great for human wisdom. The churches everywhere need to humble their hearts and seek God three to have mercy upon our land in these days of great evil. Our Gort is long suffering ana patient but when the time comes and man no longer honors Him and is content to use every good gift lo satisfy his greed for pleasure and gain, then that mercy is withdrawn and His anger Is poured out. There, is a cause lying back of the famine and wars and storms which are, spreading over the lands and that cause is surely found in the pride of man who has forgotten his Maker and no longer honors the Ruler of II. DARLAND. the universe. LAWS OF STATE DEFIED Hampton Chronicle: The official organ of the tinue pluses. There this has a stable government--repugnant to American institutions, it is true, but by American precedent and international custom that is none of our business. She is already a large customer, and is anxious to become a still larger buyer of our goods. Perhaps the largest single obstacle in the way of normalizing our relations with Russia, and thus opening the way to better trade, is the suspicion of tricky 'dealing which the Soviet's record inspires. Her credit is poor because of her record of repudiation and confiscation, and her past relations with China and Britain for example, seem to show that her signature to a treaty is a matter of temporary convenience. There is still a long way to'go before complete rec- ojmition of Russia by the United States, but a middle ground may be found, if Russia is willing to accept her international obligations and to surrender the crazy idea'of starting a soviet rebellion in this country The next congress will doubtless see a movement in this direction, led by Senator Borah, who has advocated Russian recognition for years. Hampton %_»iuumL-a^. 4.1**. ~~- -0 -- , Farmers Union in its issue of two weeks ago defied the laws of the state, by urging farmers in Cedar county to "come with axes and saws" and to do everything possible to stop the state officials from making official tuberculin tests of cattle on any farm m that county. Farm Union officials proclaim to be out lo save the nation and to help the farmers,, but you will find that traitors to the state and nation are not out to help anybody, but to promote their own graft on the unsuspecting public. If the state of jEowa is .going; to let a few traitors dictate what the laws of the state are going to be it might be well to just turn over the statf house to them and be done with it. Otherwise let us have support of the law and send the state miliua down into Cedar county to see that the law is not violated by mob law urged on by traitors to the state and to humanity. WHY NOT BE FAIR ABOUT IT? T T MATTERS not to the Chicago wet newspapers-1 and that's all of them--that a jury has found innocent the two Illinois congressmen who were accused of transporting liquor. Dozens of times, these news. Capers have repeated the charges, always with an implied assumption of guilt and in a .belittling tone. A trial was held and in an edition or .two, the accused representatives had their inning. But the repetition of the nasty charges has ingrained the guilt of the two in the popular mind. The jury before which the Denison case was tried believed there was a conspiracy to hang the blame on the congressman. Why aren't Chicago's newspapers as eager to.gei. behind this plot as they were to blacken the names of two men whose only sin, if it can be termed a sin, lay in-believing that the" eighteenth amendment ought to be preserved? REPLACEMENT SPECIFIED ·TjERHAPS the most gratifying provision of the sen- * ate version of the "property tax relief act of 1931" la the final section which reads: "Tax a replacement. It is hereby expressly d. frpjn the tax jberc-_ FIVE PRESIDENTIAL WIDOWS Fairmont Sentinel: There are five widows of presidents of the United States still living. Mrs, Harrison 72 Ihe eldest of the five, lives in an apartment m JNew York. Mrs. Grover Cleveland, who later married Professor T. J. Preston, of Princeton, N. J., Mrs Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., 68, lives quietly at Oyster Bay; Mrs. | Woodrow Wilson, the youngest, 59, lives m Washington in the same house where Mr. Wilson dietL She is the most active of any of the widows. Mrs. Taft 68, livesTin s'Musion since the death of her husband, March 8, 1930. Mrs. Roosevelt is the only one of the widows who receive the government pension ot *o,000 a year. Mrs. Wilson declined it; Mrs Cleveuinas second marriage ended .her pension; Mrs Harrison was not entitled to one, because she married Mr Har- Si after he retired from the presidency, and Mrs. Taft's pension has not yet been considered. THE TEMPERATE MR. MARSHALL Cedar Rapids Gazette-Republican: Testimony of the last three days of last week at Des Moines was, n the opinion of Ihe Gazette-Republican, as revealing ways throw off some water, but in this state their ability to do so i much reduced. The dropsy, or wate in the tissues, is accompanied b salt and there is a reduction in th ability pf the kidneys to excret that substance also. ; Dietetic treatment · attempts, t cut down the substances which ar poorly excreted by the kidney to th level of the kidney's capacity. Th is the dry salt-free diet. Th amount of liquid the patient take depends on the amount of urine s creted. Fluids in the diet includ 1 milk, water and other beverages and ---- soups. One to one and a half quarts Dr. Clendening of liquid a day are all that is allowed if dropsy is present. Since most of these cases occur in children, this is a difficult order to carry out. ' A salt-free diet is one not easy, to plan. It is surprising how much salt there is in foods commonly used. In a glass of milk there is about one-half a gram of salt. If, however, no salt is used in cooking and none sprinkled on the food, if unsalted butter, salt- free bread and distilled water are used the amount of salt in a day's ration is reduced to about 2 grams. Considering that 20 grams is the average necessity in health this is about as far as we can safely go. A salt-free diet in practice is as follows: Salt-free bread, 200 grams; salt-free butter, 50 grams- salt-free beans or'rice, 250 grams; meat (beef, chicken'or mutton), 200 grams (sail-free); sugar, 40 grams. Contains one to two grams of salt, 1,500 cal_ chop, 50 grams; butter, 20 grams';'rice, 100 grams; sugar, 40 grams. 12 noon. Bread, GO grams; roast beef, 100 grams; butter, 20 grams; beans, 150 grams. 5 p. m. Bread, 80 grams; butter, 20 grams; chicken, 50 grams. , A feature of treatment in this type of case is that protein and meat products should not be cut down The patienls are often losing as much as 30 to 60 grams of protein a day in the form of albumin cast off in the urine, and this should be replaceo*. If they excrete as much as 60 grams in this way that is close to the daily minimum requirement of the body iino -.MO of kidney disease is not hopeless. Many cases recover, and all efforts at treatment are worth while. SSeSSSsSsSSS! BO-BROADWAY lives. Word has' been received here from Miss Eva Tur' matism. Miss Turnurc -a - - year about 750,000 persons I visited Tammany Town to attend conventions and exhibitions and departed leaving the city 580,000,000 richer. Of the total amount spent, 40 au Spring., Her. friends here expect that she will return here for a visit tins sum- mC Tl, P Eieht to Ten club was delightfully entertained ones. 8 a. m. Bread, -.60 grams; lamb rjade. The ttuuii "i' president, Mrs. Atwater. of . . ,,« *i,o ^hnrrh will be here from from class by teams .... w weeks ago when the i^u- 10 and the De- L number of the been debarred fniled in player "cannot make his grade, he with By ,IOSEVH VAN KAAI.TK · · ~~ March 18.--Last after he'd heeD. here a few days, felt heartily ashamed of .himself ior his stupid criticism, . :,;.,: : .| · J OLLY GOOD; WHAT?--Prlestly's job of replenishing Ye Olde English Bank Rolle took him out when told that her husband had plained. let's all -laugh heartily only reason he came to America was because he had to. Home of us don't think much of the "Kiel," but all our lids are off to The Ringmaster. She was pained and surprised when told that he rhusband had said American women are spoiled, aggressive and over-enterprising. "I don't agree with him at all,' she declared. "I am certain everything he said was only meant to be amusing. You know, he's a very; young man." And now that tiiat's been explained, let's all laugh hmeartily over the "Kid's" remark that the. only reason hecame to America was iccause he had to. Checr'o! W ORTHY ' * SUBJECTS -- DOC. NICK BUTLER, of Columbia college, deplores conditions which have placed a stigma on "polities' and "politicians" which, "m Aristotle's time had a fine and noble content." per cent went to retail merchants and 25 per cent to hotels with the balance divided among miscellaneous expenditures. And this much is certain. A majority of the -750,000 visitors had a good time and went away pleased with their visit. A lot ot people who don't know very much about New York call it inhospitable. The old burg has many faults; but not that particular one. New Yorkers take a real interest in entertaining visitors. It's the most truly cosmopolitan city in the country. 1V-ILL 'EM WITH KINDNESS-- ISv. Even foreigners who crowd in past the Statue of Liberty with a grouch and a grievance against the Town of Towers are treated with affable generosity. There was "Kid" Priestly, the British novelist, who barged along recently and who'd hardly landed before he was making cold, unfeeling remarks about al! of us in general and some in particular. Nobody except a few columnists and some Old Women took what he said seriously. He was shown ev- consideralion and doubtless ery For anyone who wishes to embark in the deploring business, that's about as good a thing to "deplore" as any. Editor's Solet Six pamrtilcls by Dr. ClemlenlnB can mw The Care ot the Hair and Skin. £SiE»r,^^ffi Who and Timely Views Eiene" and ass from slates that all ap- told of a duplicity, that-would be pig on a dark alley, not to mention the offices of a stale university.^ Fellowship of Prayer A Daily Lenten Feature Presented in Co- Operation With the Federal Council oi the Churches of Christ in America to the river and an entire company of patrol the bank between the two bridges which form the main arteries of traffic U Juarez. JUST FOLKS --- · Ily FinUAR A. iUES» THE DREAM What are Ihe cherished joys in life? Some say High fortune is Ihe summit of .desire, Some a few- books, a chair and blazing fire; Others with skill a certain game would play Or lead an army marching to the fray; Another seeks a nook where track nor wire, Which never seems to falter or to lire, Can reach him wilh the happenings of the day. Fame is a lure enticing many on. "Conlenled," says my neighbor, "I would be To potler round my garden, trouble-free. And so it seems life gives to everyone Some far off scene on which to feast his eyes And dream about, but seldom realize. REVERSED FORTUNES (Read Luke 16:19-31). Remember that thoii in thv lifetime rcccivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented. , · , ( . · , - , . r-HE rich man had noticed the sick beggar laid at his YOU'RE THE JUDGE to licr field. W mrrARD to President Hoover's I ingenuity to see this. N REGARD to ires r veto of the Wagner BUI , ic creation of a national 1l DOTTS was a "machinist. He operated sv small matt chine shop on one end of a side street. Slacks was also a machinist, and operated a similar shop m the middleTM the same block. One day .Slacks said to jmuuii- u* ,,;,.« iir\ Tiic mlsmnRH. asKs * i^vu. ^ Lazarus, to whom he never showed · kindness. Must we all, sooner or later learn what it i, to suffer? And what it is to need a friend? Some- ho" somewhere the inequities of life are to be righted. That does not mean that we should rest contented with present conditions in the assurance of future ad- iustment It means rather a condemnation of present condTtions. Those who selfishly enjoy their present plenty are making a terrible mistake. The sick and needy poor are suffering a cruel wrong Now is the time to right these things, if the Kingdom of God is wee kly wage. "»- ------ - , . Bolts took him up and went into the s°o £ on Sla s^k S began laying him off now and ana he was w ing to do I t . Nevertheless, Slacks in- sTsted orT^ying him off. Bolts went home very mood- Ihat day, and next morning filed suit against Slacks. Lord our God, bring to an end the Corning them that are at ease and the contempt o the proud; forget not the needy, nor let "jee^e^- lions of the poor perish forever. In His Name, Who, Iho He was rich, became poor for our redemplion. Amen. How would you lccilo this cnso? Make up your mind before you rcml Hie The decision: The court held for Bolts. The JudKns reasoned t h u s : Moreover, Senator Robert Wagner showed thruout these three years ,, ,, while the bill has been in discussion p o i n t a willingness to amend his bill at should have proved any time to meet procedure or tech- lo he an obstacle nical difficulties and since it waa to an honest pledge the desire of everyone who haa to Ihe unemployed studied the question to see the lhat Ihe country United Stales Employment Service will stand back of reorganized i£ there was some dis- them organization there could hardly It ' rests with have been done less than is now be- the president and ing done on a $237,000 expenditure, secretary of labor The veto wa* a very great sur- lo sav whether prise to those of us who believed that me lapse of time even the greatest in the land had w h i l e changing become convinced that the terrible shall be 10 plight of the unemployed must be or 10 mitigated by the use of intelligent months. It. would and well co-ordinated means of job Frances rerWns j, e a a j m pi e nd-1 finding. must employ him. 1' r»»'^ J *· ZC ". aiuij'i" - " . . . Replaced i,pTM\he C m P byth'Kt. It 'should have been permitted to hava docs not take great administrative 1 been an obstacle. 11 lormtuicu.

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