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FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SHE INTERVIEWS FRENCH AUTHOR Famous Novelist To Write Life of Wilson, He Says EDITOR'S NOTE: The following Interview with Andre iWaurois, French author, at Iowa City by Helen Hamilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hamilton of Mason City, journalism student at the University of Iowa, will be of Interest to local residents. By HELEN HAMILTON . IOWA CITY -- "If the young people of America want to do something for the cause of world peace, they must first be sure that the ideal of freedom for freedom's sake is not over-emphasized." This advice was given them yesterday by Andre Maurois, French author, historian and essayist, who visited the University of Iowa as a lecturer. "There must be no exaggeration of your freedom and you must expect and demand from your government only the truth," M. Maurois said in a special interview. "Freedom alone is not proof of the most ideal type of government but it is hosv that freedom is used that determines its worth," he went on to explain. Maurois, author of several famous biographies, said his next work will be a life of Woodrow Wilson, war-time president of the United States who worked to establish the league of nations. Interested in Wilson "Frenchmen are very interested in Wilson," Maurois said, "and it is partly because he didn't sell the league of nations to the United States that Europe is in the situation that she is today." Questioned on the feeling of the French people at the present time, M. Maurois declared that France is now more confident, more united and calmer than it has been. The country has ac- Puts It in your Horn* Beautiful New Standard Portable MAX BOYD 1 1 1 Edit State Street THE GREATEST REFRIGERATOR THAT EVER CAME INTO OUR STORE!" Ancestors of Mason Cityans Buried Near St. Patrick's Grave Above is pictured the grave of St. Patrick, patron saint of the Irish, in Downpatrick village in Ireland. The picture is of interest to Mason Cityans not only because it's St. Patrick's day, but because in the graves immediately to the right ol the saint's monument, with part of the railing shown in the picture, lie the bodies of Bernard and Sarah Fitzpatrick, great, great, great grandparents of l,eo Davey of this city. Mrs. Mary Davey, mother of IMr. Davey. 233 Seventh street northwest, received the picture from relatives in Ireland. St. Patrick, who was born in Scotland or possibly England, obeyed a call to Ireland in 432 and for the rest of his life worked zealously in various parts of the island. His labors were so miraculously successful that he came to be known as the one who "found Ireland all heathen and left it all Christian." He is believed to have founded 300 churches and lo have personally baptized 12,000 persons. Naturally many legends grew up about the name of this popular saint. A favorite is the one which represents him as charming the snakes of Ireland by his music so that they followed him to the seashores, where they were driven into the water and drowned. Many relics of this venerable man were held sacred for a thousand years. Much study has been devoted to him, but many of the stories about him are regarded as partly legendary. What is accepted without question is the date of his festival. All over the world, wherever the Irish have penetrated, March 17 is celebrated as St. Patrick's feast day. 4 TO MEET WITH WELFARE GROUP Local Representatives to Attend Northeast Iowa Welfare Meeting Four members from the local welfare office w i l l represent Cerro GorcJo county at the meeting in Dubuque Saturday of the northeast Iowa chapter of the Iowa Association for Social Welfare. They are Mrs. Lola M. Brown, overseer of the poor; Frank O'Hearn, Keith Gilpin and Edward Babcock of the old age assistance division. The morning session will include an address by Bailey Barnes, Waterloo, auditor of Blackhawfc county, on "Present Laws on Residence. The afternoon meeting will include an address by Dean Charles N. Burrows of Simpson college, Indianola, oh "Present Trends in Iowa Social Welfare." There will also be a discussion session on the subject of "Need" which will include talks by a number of prominent welfare workers of the state. This Week's Safety Lesson One of a series of 15 to be broadcast over KGLO by the i Clausen-Worden post of the American Legion each Thursday evening. Mason City high school students will draw on this material for weekly classroom discussions. cepted M. Deladier as the leader and is uniting behind him. Commenting on the mutual interest that France and the United States have in each other, M. Maurois described the French information center that lias been established in New York City by private French subscription. This center serves all students interested in France and provides them with impartial information relating in every way to France and French culture. Center in Fan's This work has been so valuable that next year a center of the same kind will be established in Paris to give the same kind of information about America to Frenchmen. Having visited the United States seven times before, M. Maurois is no stranger to the country though he had never been west of the Mississippi before. Gesturing to indicate his surprise, he exclaimed at the size of Iowa farms in comparison to small French farms. Told that the farms further west are several times larger, M. Maurois smiled as he declared;."These are big enough for me!" Church Membership Classes Will Meet A class of young people, principally o£ the junior age, are meeting each Saturday morning at the Church of Christ. The class is conducted by 'the pastor, the Rev. David L. Kratz, for the purpose of preparing boys and girls for church membership. Instruction is given on how to become a Christian, the responsibilities oi the Christian life, and the meaning and duties of church membership. The class meets at 9 o'clock each Saturday morning and is open to all children. Mrs. Sophia A. Tims Succumbs at Home; Rites Not Arranged Mrs. Sophia A. Tims, widow died at her home, 548 Third stree' northeast, about 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. The body was taken to the Major- Handall funeral home. SCOUTING PLANS ARE OUTLINED District Meeting Held at Charles City Thursday Night An extensive program of scout- ng activities for the coming months was outlined at a meeting of the east district committee held "n Charles City Thursday night. All the troops in the district will join together and present a merit badge show on the tentative date of April 22. This same exhibit will also be used in the council-wide merit badge show which will be held in Mason City May 13. Plans were also made for LIBRARY HOLDS SECOND FORUM Armaments Are Topic of Discussion Held at Mason City Library S e v e r a l important questions concerning world armaments were pondered at the second international roundtable discussion at the Mason City library Thursday evening. One of the outstanding questions brought forth during the discussion was the ways and means of maintaining world wide peace. One of the suggested solutions was the establishment of collective security by democratic nations. i Discuss Armaments The question of armaments for the United States was another much discussed topic. Several persons in the group expressed Mother's which will be first week in Day court of honor held May. during Plans the for troops attending summer camp were also discussed. It was decided to hold a district-wide camp-o-ree immediately following the close of school. 215 in District Dr. A. L. Miller, commissioner o£ the district, reported that there are now 215 Scouts and Cubs in the district as compared with 205 a year ago. Troops are now located at Marble Rock, Nora Springs, Floyd, Rockford and at Charles City there are three scout troops, one Sea Scout ship and two Cub packs. Dr. L. E. VonBerg, chairman of leadership training, gave a summary of the training courses that had been given in the district the pnst year and announced that a specialization course in First Aid is now being held in Marble Rock. He also stated that n training course for troop commiUcemcn would be held beginning May 1. Plan Meeting Plans were also made for a district board of review to be held in Charles City March 28 and for a representative group ol district committeemen to take part in the area executive board meeting which will be held in Mason City on March 23. Dr. W. E. Voreck, chairman of the district, presided at the meeting. their opinion that the United States should have the largest army and navy- and others explained that it was not necessary because of the great distance from European countries. The group was divided on the question "Are we defending foi commercial advantage and economic prestige or for the right o: free speech and American ideals?' It was the consensus of the group that the United States should keep BILL TYLER SAYS: "I feel I know real saint whtn I see if. So, I say the new Quiet Leonard is the greatest refrigerator value teer displayed in our showroom." . . . . . TOOK: what it offers! The Quiet .Ly Leonard is the only refrigerator with the Glacier Sealed Unit of tremendouscotd-making power. Only the Quiet Leonard has the famous Zero-Freezer, that gives all the extra freezing power you need. And there are a dozen otls^- marvelous money-and time-saving features! I'm lucky to be able to offer you such n refrigerator--and a Five Year Protection Plan for it, too. Come in--today! · · . More families for more jean hive k«pt their food safe in Leonard than In any other refrigerator. Return From West HUTCHINS -- Mr. and Mrs Wallace Donovan have returned i from a several weeks' sojourn in California. They were guests of I Mr. Donovan's brother, Hay Dono- [ van. in Santa AnaT" At L'ttltt at Ban th« C Co. ft IMIWI 1 4-9= Challenger Six LOW EASY PAYWEHTS TYLER-RYAN'S 29 Second St. S. E. Box Swagger COATS · NEW FABRICS · NEW STYLES $g.95 $9.95 Just slip Into one of them and appreciate the s t y l e a n d economy. The FAIR Next to AValgrecns M. H. ZEBRER, Prop. EDWARD LARSON RITES SATURDAY Services for Local Machinist to Be Held at Thompson Church Funeral services for Edward E. Larson, 62, who died suddenly at his machine shop, 651 Polk avenue southwest, about 3:45 o'clock Thursday afternoon from heart disease, will be held Saturday aft- put of European affairs although it was not suggested how thi could be done in view of the pres ent trade conditions. Agree to Age Shift "Ought age limits for defense be shifted to men more than 5i years old rather than to younge men?" The gro.up agreed that th£ change in enlistment ages woulc save the United States in the nex world war but there was some disagreement as to whether thi change would make an efficien army and navy. Following the discussion, thi group listened to the "Towi Meeting of the Air" on the radi which discussed questions simila to the group's topics. The USE OF HAND SIGNALS AND RIGHT OF WAY LESSON NO. 7 One question which invariably comes up is: "When should I use a hand signal?" I.think that question can best be answered by quoting you sections 343 to 345 o£ our motor vehicle laws which read: No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course upon a highway unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after giving a clearly audible signal by sounding the horn if any pedestrian may be affected by such movement or after giving an ap- ropi-iate hand signal in the event ny other vehicle may be affected y such movement. Also the signal of intention to irn shall be given continuously uring not less than the last 100 eet traveled by the vehicle before i-ning. In the event the vehicle s to be stopped or there is a sud- en decrease in speed, the appro- riate hand signal shall be given y the driver, to the driver of an ehicle immediately to the rear vhen there is opportunity to give uch signal. How fo Use Arm For a right turn the arm should ; bent at the elbow with the orearm and hand extended up- vard, the palm of the hand show- ng forward; to make a left turn imply extend the arm horizontal- y or straight out as you can do so omfortably. For a sudden de- ·rease in speed, or a stop, the arm ihould be bent at the elbow with he forearm and hand extending downward at about a 45 degree dngle with the palm of the hanc ihowing to the rear. The law of the road and safet o yourself demand that this com munication become a part of th duty of every driver. The signal which I have just described to yoi are almost universally usec When they are adopted by drivers, we sincerely believe ther will be a marked decrease in th number o£ accidents on the high .vays. Right of Way Another controversial subjec which has caused many argumeni is the one of right of way. I hop at this time that I can clarif some of those questions. The dri er of a vehicle approaching an in tersection shall yield the right way to a vehicle which has en tered the intersection from a di ferent highway or street. Whe two .vehicles enter an intersectio from different highways streets at exactly- the same time and at the same speed, the driver of the vehicle on the left -shall yield the right-of-way to the vehicle on the right. However, some good commnn 'Olive Oyl" and 'Popeye" Marry squired by law, shall not again roceed on to the highway if any ars are approaching close enough create an immediate hazard. Whenever two cars are ap- roaching one anothc-r on the road, ach is required to yield one-half tlie traveled portion of the ighway by driving to the right pon meeting the car coming from he opposite direction. I might add ere and now that more accidents ave been caused from violation f this type of right-of-way than ny other reason for accidents. IMvafe Driveways , Also, the driver of any car en- ering or crossing a highway rom a private driveway or road haE yield the right-of-way to 11 vehicles approaching on the oad about to be entered or :rossed. Driving an automobile is noth- ng more than an accumulation f habits. In most cases there is mly one correct habit. One way o make yourself a safe driver is discard bad habits and make he correct one an iron clad habit n your code of safe driving. Three very valuable words as applied to operation of your car and which if practiced constantly vill help you build up an accident ree record are COURTESY, HORSE SENSE and CAUTION, Ready 'for work at the studio In New York are Jack Mercer and Slargie nines, after a Florida, honeymoon. You probably know both by the sound of their voice but not by sight. Margie is the film voice of Olive Oyl, and Mercer is the voice of Popeye, in the animated cartoons. horse sense should be used at the same time. If the speed of the other vehicle is so great that he couldn't stop even though you have the right-of-way, it would be far better for you to save yourself a possible accident and considerable expense, rather than demand what is rightfully yours, when all that you can possibly lose is a matter of two or three seconds of your time. When to Yield In case a driver wishes to make a left turn, he shall give the MRS. JOE COHEN DIES SUDDENLY Succumbs to Heart Disease; Services to Be Held Sunday Mrs. Joe Cohen, 34, died suddenly at her home, 428 East State street, at 5 o'clock Thursday afternoon, from heart disease. She had been a resident of Mason City for the past three months. Mrs. Cohen, nee Fannie Sorkin, was born Nov. 15, 1304, in Russia. She came to the United States when she was 13 years of age." Surviving Mrs. Cohen are her husband, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sorkin, Superior, Wis., and two brothers, David Sorkin, New York City, and Maurice Sorkin, St. Paul. The body was sent to Superior, Wis., from the Patterson funeral home via the Great Western railway Friday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at Superior Sunday. Burial will be at Superior. Police Arc Thumb Printed CINCINNATI, O., (U.ra--All the members of Cincinnati's police department are getting their thumb prints taken for self identification in case one of them visits another city. Note to the composing room: Th letters, N. L. R. B., are confusing Always add the explanatory phrase, "a C. I. O. affiliate."-Lincoln Star. Vfrs. George Snell ^.ites Held; Burial at Plymouth Cemetery Funeral services for Mi's. George Snell, 55, who died at her home, 22 Sixth street southwest, Tuesday following an illness, were held ai the Major-Randall funeral home Thursday afternoon. The Rev. William Galbreth, associate pastor of the First Methodist church, was in charge. Mrs. J. J. Fitzgerald sang Beautiful' Isle of Somewhere'' ind "Safe in the Arms of Jesus." She was accompanied by Mrs. Roy Servison. Pallbearers were four brothers, us, Vernon, Al and \Vayne Boutelle. Burial was at the Plymouth cemetery. City Briefs The Rev. J. Lee Lewis, pastor of the First Baptist church, supplies the pulpit of the First Baptist church, Des Moines, Sunday, while the pastor, the Rev. John A. Garst. D.D., is in New York City presiding at the quarterly meeting of the American Baptist Home Mission society. The local pulpU will be supplied Sunday by the Rev. W. R. Yard, formerly of Marshalltown and now ad interim pastor of the First Baptist church oE Webster City. People. PHONE 218 32-2nd. N.E. Wkert a Dolla Does its Duty WALLPAPER ·.·j in_ (ji V » M J J o i \f^j j.(_.-^ i. lit; i l c A t , , . ** "·*, international forum will be held I P ra P cr hand signal. o£ his inten- Thursday evening in the library ilon to lurn left ' tlie11 ' ield the EWERSHELDflH DRIVING CHARGE ernoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Bethany Lutheran church at Thompson. The Rev. C. S. Halvorson and the Rev. J. J. Skarpness will be in charge of services. Alleged to Have Left Scene of Accident; Other Drivers Held Dexter Ewers, 805 Polk avenue southwest, was bound to the grand jury Friday by Police Judge Morris Laird on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. His bond was set at S500. Ewers was arrested by a highway patrolman at First sireef and Monroe avenue northwest at 10:05 o'clock Thursday evening. Bond Set al S500 R. B. Erickson. 252 Twentieth street southeast, was bound to Hie grand jury on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident. His bond was set at 5500. Erickson's hearing had been continued from Thursday. He \vas arrested at his home at 11:30 o'clock Wednesday evening following an accident. The hearing for Glenn Stcege, Clear Lake, -who was being held right-of-way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is - already within the intersection or so close thereto as to constitute an immediate hazard. Said driver having complied with his requirements then has the right-of-way, all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction must yield the right-of- way to the driver making the left turn. Any driver who has come up to a stop sign and made his stop as Visits at GucKlclI GOODELL -- Richai'd Burgess, chief cook at the CCC camp a'. Deeorah, is here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Burgess, until Sunday. Lay-A-Way A fine American made watch for the graduate--either an Elgin or a Waltham ... Latest designed yellow Si A 7C gold cases 1»/« I D Convenient Terms M U R R A Y JEWELRY CO. FORESTERS BLBG. P · G following an accident, was continued. Steege was arrested by police at Fifth street and South Federal avenue at 1:45 o'clock Friday morning, after the car he was, ,. T , % - , , ,, dr lvir,g collided with a car driven ! Mr. Larson was born April 13, by William I. Noc, 922 Sixth street 1816, in Linden township, Winne- southwest u J.HULI. j bago county. He was a machinist ^ar Overturned by trade and had resided in Ma- Noe's ca- was overtumpri ;f,-il- son City for the past 19 years. He ing , £ fL" hydrant N o e ^ was a member of the Lutheran I thrown out of the car and rc- c f l u r c n - I ceivcd a cut on the head and other injurics. Harold Williams, 2092 Surviving Mr. Larson .are two sisters. Christine M. Lareon. deputy county recorder. Mason City, and Mrs. James Ellickson, Thompson, and one b r o t h e r , Christian D. Larson, Beverly Hills, Cal. The body wilt lie in state at the chapel of the McAuley and Son funera! home until 9 o'clock Saturday morning when it will be taken to Thompson for the services. Burial will be in the Linden cemetery near Thompson. Is From Graeltinger EMMETSBURG-- Mrs. A. v O. Johnson of Graettinger was a guest Monday and Tuesday in the home oE Mr. and Thompson here. Mrs. E. M. Carolina avenue northeast, riding with Noe, also received cuts, but 'Otto Stowe, 2072 Carolina avenue northeast, escaped injury. Steege failed to stop, but was stopped finally at the Delaware bridge by Harold Nolan, taxi driver, who was following the Steege car south on Fe'deral avenue at the time of the accident. Steege was alleged to have been drinking. He refused to submit to a fluid test for intoxication. The farmer's snare of the consumer's dollar spent for 58 representative foods in 1938 was the smallest in four years--only 40 cents compared with 45 cents in j 1937. This Regular $ 1.35 PIN-IT-UP LAMP \ Special of only · Just received: A special shipment of beautiful new Raillcy PIn-It-Up Lamps. They are offered at an amazingly low price made possible by a fortunate purchase. They are the latest style lamps of this type available. Stop in and select yours early, Supply is limited. PEOPLES' GAS 6" ELECTRIC COMPANY Spring offers Enchanting Styles in FOOTWEAR T h i glove-fitting pump of Maracain Kid is a delightful shoe to wear. It's shown in Japonica tan, Carnation wine, and Royat txlue. The Price . . . $6.50 This pretty .step-in model of black gabardine with patent trim, is a timely style that will add to the appearance and comfort of your feet. It's a Rhythm-Step creation and sells for $7.50 than a bit of blarney in what this patent pump will do for any foot. It's flattering from any angle. The price, $10.00 Other Styles $8.75 to $11.50 EXCLUSIVELY AT Nichols Green "Where the Good Shoes Come From"

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