The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 20, 1939 · Page 13
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March 20, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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V;. v 1 A1UKDAY, MAKCH ZO, 1S39 ROOM AND BOARD roTHIS,BOMBER.voa 6. IN WJBUCITYl i«, KUt.\EC · WUE .VJ vo ,j .6 YOUR MP£e,ttt.urc \NTWSTOWM TU15 WOOD SOCT OP J . PROW -rue su.v t AMD VOUB. BOTW COVERED WITH _ PWMT.VOL) WILL CO UP 25.OOO CEET in tmPUANEJTUEM JU^POLTTIM a. C.Rti.cuyrE. WHILE THOUSANDS BtlXXM YOUT* convicts DAUGHTER By RUTH RAY KANE CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ( FOR RESULTS -- TRY A G-G WAKT AD s Milk and Its Products I--LEADING BREEDS OF MILK COWS An island in the English chan- . nel is noted for several things. It is called Jersey, and it gave us the · name of the woolen jacket known as a "jersey." Jersey has an area o£ 45 square miles, and a population of about 50,000. It belongs to Great Britain, but it is closer to the coast of France than to England. champion Jersey tow Jersey potatoes are famous, and so are Jersey cabbages, but most famous of all are Jersey cows. They rank among the best of the world's milk cows. More than a century ago, people of other lands sent traders to Jersey to buy some ot the cattle which had been bred on the island. Today there are Jersey cows in many countries. Their milk is extremely rich in "butter fat-" in other words, it has a great deal of cream, and ttie cream can be turned into butter. Another fine breed is the Guernsey named after a different island in the British channel. It is a rel- auvg of the Jersey, but is a little larger. Like the Jersey, the Guernsey supplies rich, yellow creamy milk. Many Jersey and Guernsey cows have produced their own weight in butter in a year. In other words, the cream in their milk, when turned into butter, made as many pounds as the cows weighed. There are more than 25,000,000 milk cows in (he United States and Canada. The average is close CHAUTER 30 The man called Jack Price had checked out. So the clerk told Loua the second time she called at the hotel hoping to see him. Ju»t ru;e minutes ago. No, he hadn't said where he was going. To the raiload station, probably. Leaving town. The eyes the clerk bent cm Lona were faintly scornful as it he resented her curiosity about one of his guests. Lona smiled to herself as she went back out on the street for the second time that morning, and headed for the city market to pick up her groceries for the day. Fate must be taking care of her, she thought, gratefully. If she had actually talked with the fellow perhaps lie wouldn't have gone away. As it was, she had been I worrying about nothing. She was glad she hadn't bothered Jim about it, she thought, as she prolonged the momentous decision between steak with mushrooms or chops with dressing, just for the pure enjoyment she got Irom wavering. She decided, finally, on tlie chops, and went on up Main street feeling very housewifely and conscious of the package under her arm. * o c She had no presentiment of what ,was to come as she set the dinner table that evening in readiness for Jim's return from work Looking back, later, she wondered how she could possibly have been so happy, so unbelievably happy. , The chops were neatly, breaded, waiting to be popped into the pan' and she was arranging a bunch o' aim v-auaaa. me average is close ,.p7-/K. TM,i , * """i.-ii u to one cow foi- each family of five v i ' V * a L r e d - a s t e r s from the Mor nercnn; Tl^tfo ..,,,,.,. ,,:../ " "1,7 lls garden in a round blue hmv persons. These cows give enough milk to supply every man, woman and child with just about 100 gallons of milk. In actual fact, we receive a sreat deal of our milk in other forms. It comes as butter and as cheese. The baker often nuts milk in bread and cake, and a great deal of milk goes into ice cream About one-fifth of all food eaten -- ,, . » . ii^u, UL ail A.UUU tJilLCIl by people of the United States and Canada is made up of milk and its products. Jersey and Guernsey cows lead for rich milk, but the Holstein- Friesian is the champion for total amount of milk. A good Holsiein- tnesian cow will give about 1 100 gallons of milk in a year, "and record cows'' of this breed give much more. (For General Interest section of your scranbook.) The leaflet "Rome and the OMcn Romans" may be had by sending a 3c stamped return envelope to me in care of this paper. Tomorrow: Safe Milk. CopTri!hl 01:1:1, Pnbljibr TI r-1 u r. UNCljE RAY'S SCEAPBOOK IT WILL PAY YOU TO USE THE WANT ADS DAILY CROSSWORD PUZZLE --- -- a round blue bow lor the table center piece, whei tile creak of Dinah's chair sounded in the hall outside. "Busy?" the girl sang out, and there was an odd hesitancy in her voice. She smiled almost apolo getically as Lona helped he through the door and into the room. "There's something I--ought to tell you," she began, evidently em- nui-i-ocrira^J K T J « , dawn 4 -- Exclamation of dis- ACROSS 1--Goddess of 22-P«rUin: n? to festivities 23--Indigo plant 25--Margin 27--Covered with tile 2a--Shower 32--Symbol for ^ -- Narrow inlet 10 -- Sleeveless garment of hair cloth U -- Manufacturing city silver in Peiuuyl- 33--Indepeni- Tr* V,:.. . . . r vania 12--Bursting X+--Within 15--Mrs. (German form) 17--An' abaorV ing pursuit . 21--By the way of ent country in Europe 37--Surrender 39--Feathered neckpiece 40--Self 41--Still 42--Sleeping placa 13--Capital of Ireland 35--Penalizing 16--A marshhauntins: wading bird IS-- Biblica! name 19--An island of the Sunda group 20--One of the Caroline islands 21--Large cistern 21--Chinese measure 25--A pair 28--Wood nymph 30--Excited 31--A fop 33--Exclamation of inquiry 3-t--Snare 35--Warp-yam 35--A small deer 3S--A denial Answer to previous puzzle DOWN 1-Groand J-A witch 2--Kmdofsor- 7--Smallest of eery of the " - W«st Indies S--Polish river · 4--Canton in Switzerland 5--Vulgar form of the United, States Ubbr.) 8--Freshwater porpoise 9--The Iamb as a Chris. Uin emblem bari-assed. "I don't want you to think I'm prying into your affairs but there was a--a man here a few minutes ago. He was asking about you." "A man! Asking about me?' Lena's heart sank. "Was he was he a reporter?" she brought oul ' A reporter?" Dinah sounded surprised. "I don't think so. He was hunting a . m a n . b y the name o£ Hankin. He seemed to thinl that might be Jim's name." "Kankin?" Lona shook tier head ··I've never heard that namo What made him think that Jim--' She broke otf, liei- eyes searching Uie bright face before her. "Die he have a picture cut from a news paper?" she asked, tensely. Dinah nodded. "It looked like Jim, too, Lona," she admitted un happily. "I told him your name was Bennett and that--that I was sure-it wasn't Jim in the picture It looked a lot younger than Jim " "Younger?" Relief took hold ot Lona. '-Oh, then it couldn't have been Jim. It's some mistake. The only picture I know of was taken lately. When \ve were married, and I was in it, too." "But it was Jim. Lona!" Dinah looked troubled. -I could have sworn it. And the man was a detective!" "A detective? '·Yes. He left this card. He said he was going to the bridge to get a look at Jim when lie leaves work. He's been called back to Chicago, he said, but he wants to see Jim before he leaves. He wouldn't say why he was looking for this--Rankin man." For a moment Lona stared down at the piece of cardboard Dinah had thrust into her hand. "Jack Price, Western Detective Agency,"' it read, and a feeling that something had gone wrong possessed her. Something besides her own tear o£ reporters. A detective! No newspaper hunting copy would work through a detective agency. Could it be that J i m -- a f t e r all. she knew so Jitile about him. Conscious of Dinah's eyes following her every move, she put the card into her apron pocket nonchalantly- '·Thanks for telling me, Dinah," she brought out, and removing her apron, casually reached £or her coat. "It's nothing to get hot and bothered about. Just some mistake in identity.'* She smiled as she pulled her hat down over her curls. "I have forgotten the cream for the salad" she told Dinah, lightly. "Would you mind waiting while I run down to the corner grocery? Jim I ., hates salad dressing w i t h o u t ! * whipped cream. I'll only be a minute." '·I h a v e my own supper to gel.'' Dinah reminded her, turning her chair with expert hands. "I must be going. I just thought I'd run over and tell you about--that man. I He--I didn't like him, Lona. He 1 asked so many questions, about ( where you came from, and about Jim's work." 1 "Don't let it worry you," Lona reassured her again. "It's quite an adventure, really. Imagine a real live detective in your own parlor! Wish 1 d been here." She managed to laugh as she lifted the clicking chair over the Morris threshold, and Dinah laughed, too. "He didn't look much like a detective,' she complained. "He wasn't fat and he didn't chew a cigar He was a disappointment." bne laughed again, and her spirits seemed destroyed. Once outside the house, away . IVE GOT TO GET UFE-BtXrS-.VOLm'lji* 1 THE At'-CK3Mr FOR AWHILE CLOVER, cwcw TOOK. CARE OK AMD fcED PROPER I Ot-XSHV TO BE GOOD PER A. UOt^s -ciK\e jea" VOua srofjy is OH m= YOUNG STEVE MN5TY IS TOSS! N'A B2AWL. AT HS A'JNrs HAKSIOV ·· Foa A MOVIE STAGS- LI , . Tri=3lttL,TOO. SHE'S P/J03ASLS HlS ACCOMPLICS.' fiJUtt CUDTVES AN' O'.I CAW CHSCtf ON THE DAME.' VlrtSTtE - II" VANEBO HCUP P--AV A, TUN E OH MAKE A LOOP AMD THROW IT GROUND I'LL TIE HI5 AMKLE5 UP.TOO THERE, MR.MORLIN- THIS WILL HOLD YOU FORA WHILE / HURRY, OAKY WE'VE GOT TO SAVE CEDRIC NOW/ GOSH/POOR CEDRIC, A MOUSE/I HOPE NOTHINGS HAPPENED TO HIM/ PRINCE55 AGATHA HURRIED TOR AROPE, OAKY HELD THE SQUIRMING, INVISIBLE MORLJN... KKHTY 600D TO SEE YOU MN, W BOY COttE.'WEttUST HUSKY TO NEWARK-A PLANE" 15 WAITING FOR US THERE i AIRPORT? AW -- H E Y ' AREHT WE GONNA SEE AT LEAST ONE SHOW ? ' WHERE THEY EXPECT TO LEARN KAUA KORAK'5 MYSTERIOUS SECRET THE LONE BANGER RACES IN PURSUIT OFSLI/rl,AN IMPORTANT WITNESS AGAINST BOTCH'S GANG, WHILE BUTCH AND HIS MEN A1MTOWU THE MASKED WON'T BETOOK ALIVE/ KEEP BACK -- "" I'LL DRILL YUHI ^ HELLO, JONESiE LITTLE BEGGAR _.._ EVERYONE f OOOH WAS OPEN, $01 WALKED IN " THIS IS /ilV HOAie, YOU ViKlOW GREAT SCOTT/ WHEBE BLAZES jS EVEf5YONe? MOT LIKE JOHN TO LEAVE PATSY ALONE -AND BPUIUS SAID H WOULDN'T LET THAT A5LEHP AhO ALONE, SUPS OLJT TO AY/AY WOKE OF PATSYS EAKNINSS... .f I EETOENEp UNANNOUNCED, etOPNEP SOUTH THAT'LL LEARN VVHO'S BOSS AROON0 LET THAT 5 A U6-50N TO THE ^ V0 MONKEYS.' THS NEXTONE THAT GETS SAS5Y WITH ME GETS CHOPPEP DOWiM-i most at a run. It had come to her as she held that card in her hand and listened to Dinah's stumbling -~ --*"««ii, ; ^ L L i l l l k J I l I l K account of the man's visit, that Jim ought to be warned. Why she did not know. Surely there must be some mistake she told herself as she went down through town toward the bridge where Jim and the rest of his crew were waiting for the closing whistle. The man couldn t be hunting for Jim. It was someone else: someone who resembled him. That often hapened. And yet . . . Her feet quickened of their own mil. She h;id ye been down to (he bridge when Jim was working, and as she came within sight of the towering span she wondered liow she was to find him and keep him out of sight of the prying eyes that even now might be watching. v urid^c. nor lio\v ercat K C the black waters. She had lo stand there almost five minute.-; lie/ore she l o c a t e d Jim It was the cay plaid of his shirt, about u-hich she had so often teased him. whicn centered her attention upon him Jinallv. ,1 s , f £ c " ori /Iashet ' suddenly from he highest span, and she saw him standing with his strong figure outlined ^^^M r ^^r^^^s?s£ i £pS Jim. be carefull" S |, c yelled out. heed- Its'; that her puny voice could not carry more than a few feet. As if that cry were a signal, a sudden, dismayed shout went up from the working men fceaealh Jim. A shout that was tricked off inlo tense silence Tumin» !-.c saw that a new girder was being fWunK into place. R i d i n g it. as ,1 swayed in lhc air. was the tiny fiirurc rf a mar, I c l m e m c precjrimisly. Kien a« her eve- i caiight !iis blsck silhouette a K a i n r t the i , - o o n g o u thei shrnrnc new structure in dismay, nnntm;:. sue made out figures lil-r f»nn:ng ants, busy on Ihe cirders hi f h k · % a '-,^ VC lhc *«-1r"nE waters, ihr f l^' K ' h , tho noisc 0( thc Drivers and he cncincs. husy shouts rose now and Ilicr, and. sl;m dln B rm tip-toe, her hands i, w p)c , kc "-, " c wind from the river tumblmc hor li;,ir about her face *hc scanned thr lahorins figure* one Uv r, nr ,· C J"i b "" !u: ""'· S1 "~ " a r f ' n ^ c r vralncd hcirtrr ho\v rlancerous thu v, mk was, hosv .-pidrry Die frame w o r k of. a "He's ponua fair.- noarseJy. as the figure the other hand bark somebody veiled 5cramblc'd to cct orl lhc sIi PP"i : For what sccrncd an cicmity he hunj n r i T ; li Eir J? cr swcrvinR on thc end of 1U cable, his body swinsinn with n I ,,, human pendulum. Fascinated, i-ona watched. tinab!e to tear he- eyes aR-ay. Do something \VT.y doesn't somebody do somelliinit, she prayed. Slowly me eiant crane swunic the girder nearer fN, «llS"' C i5' dcstinalior,. thc human fly still clinging. It ,v,m,i , cac , T ,- nc perch where Jim was waiting. Lona saw. and her clenched finscr.* nit inlo her Pa nw as jhc waltrhed. Would Jim be able? A (rrc.;m w r n l ,,p ,, u , f , w , J1ne S1r . ner cxrr.o tr, a .-Ion w i t h a irrk tlial ali,in.-,t OisIortRCd r.j riticr. By w h a t seemed 'a was opposite Ilia clinginc man. OripDiiiR his own girder witn tnccs and ankles hooked about it. he freed his hands and reached out He caught at the other's swaying body and heaved. For a moment it seemed bolh would fall, then a cheer went up aj the man transferred Ills hold and slid to a sitting position opposite, Jim. It was a cheer that chofced Itself alt Into a horrifltd silence in midair. For Jim. unbalanced by thc sudden weight of the man he was saving, swayed Jor x moment, tried desperately to tcramblo iMck !o Eccurlty. then went pluneinz witn an astounding ease, straight throuch the .-.keJelnri nf iron to thc swirling wa- ! lers below. :USETHE\YANT r AD§

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