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March 16, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 20

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ROOM AND BOARD By GENE AHERN 1 . U 'S TO GET BOUTS COR. VOIMN CUJB AMD LODGE smov,ERS l --LUA--tU C.KID I fcvjJO IT WISE.tT CIR£r.TO . 1 -- T H ' r.\o«,T t tvesi ecrr vj*s#i5 IN ^ RODEO LbSTSU.WASR.-- 1 1COIA OS! t. BWDMCO * ' U1MQ WOOFS WITU £. IT WILL PAY YOU TO USE THE WANT ADS Uncle Ra^'s Corner The Oceans and Ocean Life IX--PILOT FISH AND WOLF FISH kill SHARKS sometimes kill more fish than they can eat. This is believed to be one reason why the pilot fish often swims behind sharks. It wants to eat the food which -is left over! The pilot fish is only a foot or so long. Its custom of following sharks has been observed many times, and explains the name-sailors saw the little fish in the position of a pilot to the shark! Despite the fact that it stays close to sharks, the pilot fish is seldom, il ever, eaten by the big fish. way, Greenland and Iceland, also in the north Pacific. CONVICT^ MGHTER By RUTH RAY K^NE CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN LONA WAS like an excited child as she showed Jim about the rooms she had rented for their first home. , "Isn't it perfect'.'" she asked [ when they had come to the tiny j kitchen. "It's great, girl." he agreed. "And you look swell in that apron. Sort of like--home, isn't it?" The longing in his voice touched . her. "Oh, Jim"' she said, and i clung lo him. "It's so good to be t happy." i "You are happy, then, girl?" It almost seemed as if he were reus- 1 suring himself. I "Of course, I'm happy. I'm so happy I could almost cry. Think of it! No more looking for work, no more boarding houses, no more | being lonesome . . . " I "Maybe you've jumped from i the frying pan into the fire." His i voice was teasing. "Just wait un! til you have to get up at six , i o'clock and get my breakfast. And 1 -- j cook and scrub and make beds, : and--\vhat else does a housewife ) have to do?" He paused, inquir- I ingly. "it's a terrible life, the ; women all say . . -From early i morn to setting sun, A woman's : work is never done,'" he chanted i triumphantly. "See what you've : let yourself in for?" She laughed as she set out GLOBE-GAZETTE THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1939 , , ; , . . «"-""·· OIJt - Jaugnect as she set out . . i - , are " oted as bei "S I SIeamin S white dishes on the red fierce, and Uiere have been re- aid - white linen tableclotli. "I'm DOl'tS Of tVlPm « H s f » l r i n « n A m - v I n 3Olnt» trt Tni-ci mmi..r ~ . I « . - i _ __ *· - 1 ·. Heads or Tivo Odd Oceau Fish Like sharks, pilot fish olten tol- low ocean vessels. When garbage Is thrown overboard, there is a gopd supply of food for any fish which may be near. It seems that pilot fish also eat little animals known as barnacles which often gather on the bottom of a ship. Another interesting fish is the wolf fish, also called "sea-wolf" It is found neai- the coasts of Nor- ports o£ them attacking people swimming in the sea. They grow to a length of fire or six feet, and their mouths are armed with sharp, strong teeth. These teeth are used to crush the shells of oysters, crabs and other animals on which they feed. Several kinds of fish are named after birds. There are parrot fish, sea robins and sea ravens. Parrot fish have rows of small teeth which have grown together to form a kind of beak. With this ·beak" they bite off pieces of the seaweed on which they live. , The sea raven is an ugly-look| ing fish about two feet long. Tt is i fairly common off the coast of j New England and eastern Canada. j The sea robin is also small. It has a reddish brown coloring on its body which no doubt explains its name. An interesting fact about the sea robin is its custom of crawling along the bottom of the sea. There are fins under its bods', just behind 'the lower jaw. which serve as ' legs" of a sort. They not only help it move, but also dig down a little into the ooze, and lay bare small animals hiding there. (For Nature s e c t i o n of .your scrapbook.) If you \vant a free copy of the illustrated at Work, leaflet, "Your Body send me a 3 cent --. -- -- "*· »»w «» V V,t«t stamped return envelope, iu care of this newspaper. Tomorrow: Sea Otters. ( C o p y r i s h l IKy, 1'ublishers Syndic T. n u UNCLE KAY'S SCRAPBOOK lliB Globe-Gazette has on hand a number of Scraabnoks d by Unc e Ray" and madr especially to hold morTthan 100 "Uncle PROFIT BY USING THE G-G WANT ADS DAILY CROSSWORD PUZZLE 16 27 '·iC H J8 25 30 3 26 II 20 3? SI S6 S7 23 ACROSS 1--A European 2t--Root of a Juniper plant 5--Author of 26--Sound of "The LitUe distress Minister" 27--A-street-car 10--Egg-shaped 28--Greek letter ij--Breezy 29--Conclude 12--Kuropean "" ~ sea-gulls 13--A German Rear-Admiral killed 1914 14--Eldest son of Cain 16--Japanese sash 19--Forward 30--Clear of fculit 32--Bustle 35--A member of one of the Slavonic groups 38--Smell 39--Cone-bearing tree 15--Goddess of 26--Pronged r*j£"ht fish spear l 7 --Obstruct 28--Dull IS--Idaho 31--To catch labbr.) sight of 21--Girl's name 22--Hurried 23-- Seat of Phillips Academy 25--Meaning Answer lo previous puzzle 34--June-bug 36--Faisehnod 37--Curious scraps of literature AO -- r urwara l « tree 30 -- Book of the *° -- Impudently old Testa- 41-- Period ment O j u^p DOWN 6 -- Thin slice of bacon 7-- Tear 8-- Wrath 9 -- Organ of sight 1--Consolt 2--Hail.' B--Jackdaw *--Otherwisft 5--Orchestra leader's waad going to love every minute of it, she proclaimed, confidently. It was a truly delicious meal From the steak, sizzling with butter, and oozing juice, to- the fragrant steaming coffee that came from the tiny dripolator in a golden stream, everything was per- lect. Watching Ji m enjoy it, Lona i pride stirred justifiably. She had ' she felt, outdone herself. "This is swell, girl," Ji ra t o)d her approvingly, as he pushed back his plate and reached for his pipe. She had it ready for him, together with the evening paper, and she made a great ado of establishing him in the easy chair in the living room while she cleared off the table. He objected at first, insisting upon helping her with the dishes, but she brushed aside his scruples. "You're spoiling me," h e told her solemnly, pulling her down on lus lap for a moment before he let her have her own way "I'm warning you." But in his kiss =he read that he was secretly delighted at her solicitude. She'd keep him that way. she vowed as St e che?, nt baCk t0 Udy Up the {h ^ She had the place back in exquisite order when t h e click of Dinah s chair sounded in the hall outside followed by a tap on the door. A gray-haired, sweet-faced woman with some of Dinah's own beauty still clinging to her lined ,/ace, wheeled the girl into the loom, and Lona knew before she had spoken that she was going to like Mrs. JMorriss. "We've come to make sure you're comfortable over here," the woman told her. when introductions had been completed. "If there's anything needed that's not here voure to tell me. It's thc first time w e v e rented these room* a f " ' r i "'' a "^ l Was a little ' ^v 11 ? perfect -" L °na assured her. a, ° |? n - ot to worry about us. Mrs. Mornss We're going to like place 0 ' y t0 Un ^ Euch a "I'm glad 5-ou've c o m e " The woman's eyes went to Dinah's bright head and back to Lona Dinah here has been teliing me about you," she offered. "It will make me feel easier to know there s someone in the house A when I m away. Someone she A likes having." D "I'm glad Lona will have com- V pany too," Jim said, then, and he £ and sire. Momss looked at each £ ?i f r *J! srudden understanding L? that made Lona feel very youne° T as if she and Dinah were two chil- U »Th "° eded to be cared for. R They talk as if W e were a c couple of infants." Dinah broke in E Jujf"" 3 im P' shl y in mock dis- S "You are." Jim s h o t , back at i p 'S,. and s ! 10 Bushed in earnest. | arc p a s t thc i "Just you try spanking us"' the i bantered, and Lona knew t h a t ' J i m s swift acceptance of her on an equal footing with Lona de- ; -pite her encumbrance, had ivon her sturdy heart. "I've been thinking all aiicr- noon about that party we were talking of at lunch," she brought out. then. "Would the evening after next suit you? That would give me two days to raise the crowd on the telephone. There's nothing going on that night cither. It's an open date." That would be just riar-t'" w^mlerfU hCr ' " A " d * th ' nl " il ' s trouble for us. I--app^eriate 'it"" 5 I t s fun." Dinah's blue eyes snapped. "1 love having parties. Besides, it isn't any trouble for me I don't have to work. I just sit here in this chair and do thc bossing. Do you dance?" She turned to Jim suddenly. . "Slightly." he admitted. "Jlav I ; engage the first dance with you i TM£. m J|at is, it you must have ; Dinah's laugh was a silvery lin- kle. l t s nice of you to be so gallant, she told him. "But vou con t dance with a wheel chair. H-rr. T.CO=«-J eo'. A COOK/TOO' AMO NMWY CHIE1= COOK JOST-THE. ·EAME. THEM Keep UP OKI r^= snou ARE f-OUQS OF PUAV THt«r MUST BE ' ' : AH.AHAHGELFirK.' MOWS MVCHANCE . HS'S MlSS NE PH6W - HE'S A PHO W.'.'.' ] i_L DO A LltTLE DETEcriVE WOrsic AND I OH, YOU WAUT TO PLAY \ ROUGH, EH? VA SKOULDA SEEN [ Vm.GFI DREiiFI) fiOMEC R r PURTY ? wow;AND! O'BRIEN.AMD wm GRAB REAL COUNTES5 .' v^ SOME BREAKFAST TSAp- MONSOOR O'BRIEN- LAST NIGHT'S DANCE WAS SUCH THE ENCHANTMENT THAT SHOULD YOU PITY A LONELY LADY I WOULD LIKE TO SEE YOfJAGAlf" SAY FOR THE LUNCH, MOM AMI ?- " Iw * w "" WHOOPEE.' FROM THE COUNTESS. WE JEST SUK3 £ GUARDS AN ET SLIMl LOOSE. OUT TVJK RUN PER IT THEM DRILL WM! THKru_SWn HIS MOUTH PER NOW REMEN5BER YOR6 PART WAIT UP HERE A I'LL GO ODER IT.. IT, epvi. N ouTsir"] L r WAS THE HAS HE'D MAN WHO L£T HIM MR. CARDIGAN, I A* AtvJAVS QLAD TO /VEST ~ HEJ? OP Yl/ AND WHAT IT i^ y ^fo WEEK.' /MOSE THAN WE AlADE WHEW \ME LlTTte -NOW ABOUT THE KID'S CONTRACT... TODAY, WE BND PATSY AND HER "PAP" IN THE OFFICE OF JUl£6 nis , AND YOLJ KWOVJ |T, E- C1D SHOULD BE KNOCKING POWW A GEiMD REST INSURED THAT WE WILL DO THE fJISHT THING BY PATSY -- WE ABE PL-ANNIMQ, WHEN HER CONTRACT IS UP. TO WELL, 6ET THI6- THE COMTRACT CALL'S FOP ONE- /MORE PIC,, AFTEE THAT, TWO A WEEK , VANK THE PGWN.4NT OP FAKA60N mr I'h? 5 m °''u ^ Xcited over lhi: i black days ' lo ° Dangerous, after party Man she had thought it was | a", to have friends? ! she had lake.. pnrT in arrv^JopY^ ."i OW ' u s h e told ' hevself - Such I gathering. Her last real party had n S f 1 WC '' e morbid - Noth l b C e " 'hafhKL^ "Hne^^e^^c'w^hor: that. The ne.st two days were flurry of preparations. Not that there was to be anything elaborate or costly about the affair. It was. of necessity, simple. But it seemed piano player. Without him there would be no dancing. The music being assured, there was thc mat- tcr of refreshments to be ^0^^'- ered next had been escorted that I the o1d l Va1 ; hro'n C cd a bed t ! ld It n pl e a SC d j ^^N^ootl'^h^reca^eVn'o" .. her to think- that Jim liked Dinah with a shudder. It had been a Uriah approved of him. i troubled gathering, alive with the mat amused her when' -- * ~ l i,"j " " la ' " 1 ' s rooming she · hadn t even known Dinah existed. i anrt th and that First there was a .Hicfcv-Mofi of telephone calls. It seemed to Lona thai Dinah had sal with her c^i glued lo the receiver Cor ;i solid morning when she announced, finally, that everyone had bcen reached, and oil but two had ac- off j copied. The most important of the "oV"*" ! acceptances was, Lona was as- ihe was soon to learn that when i sured, that of "Pinky" Malone Dinah sard party she meant just [ He, it developed, was thc local that here in Brighton, as in all i or-h- i i ^ -, ^ , small towns, there was a definite ! ,,,,,- 5 ·,, · Ha , la , a * . "mail pro- routine to be CoHowed i n gettin, ! 'i^, -- K^ C ^. They'll expect it. With ; u ' together "the crowd." (hat for a moment Had crowded into her mind. Pulling herself again into a pleasant sense of expectation, she finally drifted expect it. With hot biscuits and pickles." ' "Why, that's » meal. Dinaii,'" Lona toughed. "They must cat well in this town." . "There must be punch, loo. i Bobby Graves will bring over thc ! sluff and spike it at the last min- i ute." Dinah confided with a wink, i "Mother's dry, you know. · She won't serve any drinks. But, uf course, if she doesn't know--" But, Dinah, if she objects--" 'Oh. she just pretends «he doesn't know. It's a great joke Bobby always mixes the punch and nobody nsks what he puts into ri^ Y T U h- S °- e ' C " ° ur mot "«s are dry. This is a dry town. That i* they vole dry. but--" She broke off and laughed, and Lona laughed with Her. There were so many de- icious little contradictions about this place. (To Be Continued) IS INJURED IX FALL SCAHVILLE-Mrs. S. J Freit lieim suffered a broken ankle at the parsonage. l '

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