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I I Si I f ; · I { r MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AN A. IV. LEE NEWSPAPER · · Issued Every Week Day by the MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 121-123 East Slate Street Telephone No. 3800 LEE P. LOOMIS · - · · - ' - - - Publisher W. EARL HALL Managing Editor ENOCH A. NOREM - - - City Editor LLOYD L. GEER - - Advertising Manager Entered as second-class matter April 17, 1930, at the post- oiiice at Mason City, Iowa, under the act of March 3, 187S. ilEMBER, ASSOCIATED PRESS which Is exclusively entitled to the use for publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not, otherwise credited in this paper, and all local news. ·· . · · ' . Full leased.wire service 'by United Press. MEMBER. IOWA DAILY PRESS ASSOCIATION, with DCS Moines news and business offices at 405 Shops Building. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason City and Clear Lake, Mason City and Clear Lake, by the year ......... 4T.OO by the week $ .13 OUTSIDE MASON CITF AND CLEAH LAKE AND WITHIN 100 MILES OF MASON CIIT Per year by carrier $7.00 By mall 6 months ......52.25 Per week by carrier ....s .15 . By mall 3 months si.25 Per year by mail $4.00 By mail 1 month ... S .50 OUTSIDE 100 MILE ZONE IN IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per Year ..$6.00 Six months ..S3.25 Three months .-51.75 IN ALL STATES OTHER THAN .: IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per yr...f8.tx. 6 month's.'.$4.50 3 months. .82.50 1 month. .$1.00 year. Highway Safety Progress yOWA stands in. the debt of the state senate which -- this week placed its approval on a measure that by any fair test would have to be appraised as a step--a long step--in the direction of greater: safety on streets and highways. While the extensions and clarifications of the law of the road contained in the bill are of great moment, the bill's most important safety feature would be the substantial increase of patrolmen working at -somewhat increased salaries. Numerous and unmistakable are the evidences that the Iowa motoring public de. si res this. The bill goes to the house now. There is every reason to believe that it will be approached there too from the viewpoint of safety. This fact leads many interested in the cause of safety to hope that the measure's one principal shortcoming will be corrected and and that the senate will concur. Reference here is to the absence of any new curb on speed, which beyond argument is the most important single factor in the safety equation. The senate has frowned on a definite speed ' limit, day or night. Perhaps the Illinois system of posting speed limits on the roads according to their individual conditions and surroundings would be acceptable. Maybe it will be something else. All that can be said here is that the forces interested in highway safety in Iowa are going to be disappointed if there is no legislative recognition of the factor responsible for-at least 300 of the 526 deaths which occurred on our streets and highways last ir. . ' ' ' · · ' ; It is to be hoped too that the provision which would decentralize, and therefore desystematize, the granting of driver's licenses. Under the senate bill this job would be handled by sheriff's offices except for beginning drivers or drivers who have accidents charged against them. These would betaken care of by patrolmen. The additional task will not be welcomed by sheriffs and as we see it the plan would prove inimical to the cause of highway safety. One of the brightest hopes in the whole safety picture lies in ruling the unfit driver off the highway through the denial of a license and this objective cannot be pursued as intelligently under a scattered system or granting licenses as it could if directed by a relatively small specially, trained staff of inspectors. Our individual preference was for an independent non-political motor vehicle department with patrolmen chosen without regard to politics. The provision of a 60-40 split as between the two parties raises a question that isn't germane to patrolling the highways. Whether a man otherwise qualified is a N republican or a democrat is of no more concern to public welfare than whether he has brown or black hair or whether he is a Presbyterian 'or a Methodist. While Intended to have the opposite effect, such a provision automatically makes selection bottom on partisanship...'' The bill approved by the senate is excellent in most particulars. There was a gratifying absence of party lines in the votes by which it came into adoption. A like eschewal of politics is to be expected from the house. There are honest differences of opinion on many phases of highway safety. There must be some give and take, of course. But with the eye of all on the goal of safer highways, the consensus, of the present legislature cannot fail to bring some genuine progress. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 12 · 1937 Tuesday night's fireside chat suggests that whe the president and Jim Farley last November burie the hatchet, they left a bit of the handle stickin out. I We still think the most productive tax dollar u- V u u pent v d ° wtl throu g h the years are thos which have been invested in schools and roads. The supreme-'court now understands how th umpire felt when he got chased out of the park la calling one against the home team, There's a measure of encouragement in the fac that our workers now have jobs from which thei can strike. If Hitler ever came to grips with Stalin, ou chief regret would be that there couldn't be two losers. A thick skin is requirement No. 1 for a person who expects to be happy in politics. Somebody stepped on that British lion's tail jus once too often. . Simile: Popular as the Iowa sales tax in a bordei town. PROS and CONS LITTLE NEED FOR IT ·· £. P. Chase in Atlantic News-Telegraph: Congressman Fred Biermann of Iowa is sponsoring the liquidation of the postal savings system of the United States government. The congressman, quite evidently, takes the view that this venture into the banking business on the part of the postoffice department has served its purpose, that there can be no reason for anyone not depositing his money in banks, especially those which are protected by federal deposit insurance, and that Uncle Sam might as well get out of the banking business once for all We would say that there is something to Mr. Biermann's suggestion. The postal savings has increased the work of the postoffice personnel enormously and in many cases depleted postoffice forces have encountered considerable embarrassment in handling the additional detail which the system entails It will be rather interesting to note what happens to Mr. Biermann's proposal. It Isn't This Simple A DEALER in scrap iron told a mid-western au" dience recently that 'the phenomenal rise in pi-ice of used metal is occasioned by the large demand for it in European countries. The scrap iron man'might, have, added that the foreign nations are heating the iron to molten metal and recasting it for armaments. This situation brings us face to face with the question of what is real neutrality. The United States senate has passed and the house of representatives undoubtedly will indorse the measure forbidding the sale by Americans of munitions to belligerent nations. But. no nations of Europe, save for the opposing elements fighting a civil war in Spain, are at war. England hus announced a military program that proposes the largest appropriation ever known in the history of the world for adding 80 warships to the English navy. The British army is today on its largest peace time footing 'and -Great Britain intends to increase -further its standing army. Mussolini is telling his people that Italy must duplicate England's military program. He says the people must sacrifice to give Italy an army as powerful as were the legions of Rome in the early days of the Christian era. Hitler is arming Germany at the expense of all other national activities. Russia has an army and navy of unknown strength but undoubtedly larger and more efficient than any ever maintained by that country before the World war. Scrap iron is a small part' of the raw material being transported from this country to Europe for use in the construction of armaments. Every country of Europe is recruiting material for its war supplies and armaments from the United States. The Pitman bill will forbid our exporting materials to the war breathing nations of the old world after they clash in actual conflict, but right now we are assisting in providing raw materials for munitions to be used in the next great war We propose embargoes after the fighting begins, but perhaps we are giving more aid to war by -our contributions . of war materials at this time. The neutrality question will not be completely and finally solved by the passage of a law forbidding exporis to belligerent nations. The problem Ji»t can't be reduced to ttiat utterly simple formula. SAVING UNPOPULAR « Cherokee Times: Representative Dean W. Peisen of Eldora has introduced a bill in the Iowa assembly providing for consolidation of Iowa's many law enforcement units into one department with an estimated saving of ?300,000 a year. Adoption o the plan would result in. reducing by .at least 100 the number of state employes. Tut! tut! Mr. Peisen you're going to get in bad right at the beginning Any one or anything that proposes elimination of unnecessary public jobs and saving of public monej is sure to be denounced as hardhearted and unsympathetic. Careful business management of public aifairs has gone completely out of fashion and belongs only to the horse and buggy days. Haven't you heard that we aret living in a new age? PLENTY OR VARIED EXPERIENCE Des Moines Plain Talk: The newly appointed Iowa secretary of state, Dr. O'Brian, is an experienced man. He is only 41 years old, but has been an automobile mechanic in Detroit, a locomotive fireman a Methodist preacher, a World war soldier ana disabled veteran, a professor of psychology and a college president, a doctor of divinity from Wesley college, a graduate of Depauw university a master of arts and doctor of philosophy from Northwestern; he was chairman of the Iowa municipal housing commission last year, and is a director in tne Sioux City Western league baseball club, a member of the Legion and the Rotary, and thirty- second degree Mason. The indications are that nobody is going- to put over very much on Brother SENATOR HILL JUSTIFYING SELECTION Eagle Grove Eagle: Senator Ray Hill of Clarion is proving his worth in the legislature. He promptly introduced a bill in the senate extending the moratorium period for distressed Iowa property rmrnnkt-o- . . «- i- ^ AN EDITOR'S FACE IS RED! Marshalltown Times-Republican: Might respectfully ask Earl Hall how come that his county ran so high in automobile fatalities over other counties. Just to stir Earl up to renewed activities. REPUBLICAN ADVANTAGE Greene Recorder: One advantage the republican minority in congress has over the democrats--they can all take a cab together when going to the capitol and thus save expenses. EDITOR'S MAIL BAG TRAFFIC PROBLEM SOLVED AT LAST! Mt 1 i I ^ S , 0 n I !L C ; IT '^r The natio "'s automobile deaths totaled 3,050 for the month of January. This is an all time record for the first month of the. year From this, it is quite evident that something must nf f 4? C ' a f d done at once - From this we gather inat the advice to the motoring public by the national and local safety councils, has had little or no effect on this appalling death rate. The edi- I torials m the newspapers, the safety posters, and all the preachings against recklessness have, been DAILY SCRAP BOOK by Scott 'A COMMOhi FLEA - 1,728/OOO-lfMES 15 qiAKH' WAX' MODELS o^ WSE.CS MADE. FOR. -E AMERICAN MUSEUM of NATURAL rlis-To COPYRIGHT. 1937. CENTRAL PRESS ASSOCIATION 12.5" ADV PROM HELL WEMTO PARADISE- ·HlX-DA BAMq OF HEU_, NORWAY, Ml^RATfeD To -ftE. UMI-TED -s-rx-rfes AMD SET-TLED AT DE.VO.'S LAKE, NOR-ffl DAKO-TX-- T=R.OM -TrlE-RE. SHEA « MOVED -fo PA^ADJSB YAU.EY, NEAR. w. RAINIER..WASH.' BREEDING---Wff Wfrtl AKY OlttER. AN1MA1-- JtC OVERTflREE PolINt?S AS LAlE 1843 3-12. DIET and HEALTH By LOGAN CI.ENDENING, M. D. ·*· SIMPLE BUT SATISFYING LUNCH HE DEMAND for a light lunch, which is never^ theless balanced and satisfying, is completely met with one banana and a large glass of milk. Musa sapientum. the ordinary yellow banana, is in excellent supplement for milk. It is not a substitute, but a supplement. In other words, \yhile milk is the best single all-around food, it lacks one or two dietary requirements in order to be perfect fare. The banana very largely supplies these elements. A fully ripe banana has a little dapple of brown on its golden, yellow skin. In this condition it ' ' is as easy to digest as milk. And x milk is 99 per cent digestible for the average person.; . The banana is satisfying, stays | in the stomach long enough to allay hunger, and yet does not bog you for a f( ernoon . s n p ork. It has minerals, vitamins,, 20 per cent sugar, nd a small amount of protein. Like milk, it burns o alkaline ash in the body and produces a slight Ikaline reaction. The sugars in the fully ripe banana are dex- ·ose, levulose and sucrose -- all simple sugars rap- dly convertible into energy. The banana is also mildly laxative, and its ugars conduce to the growth of beneficial organ- ms in the intestine. A banana of ordinary size and weight contains 3out 100 calorics, a large glass of milk contains bout 340 calories, so that a milk and banana lunch epresents nearly 500 calories. This is about a ourth or a fifth of what is needed for the entire ay. For those who are overweight, the banana nd milk diet has proved to be effective and harm- ss as a method of reducing, even if simply one anana and a pint of cream are used three times day. This gives, however, only 1,500 calories day, and for those of normal or underweight, hen doing vigorous, full-time work, the milk and- anana diet is not entirely sufficient. The value of it as a luncheon dish, however is -hat it is so light and satisfying, that -it keeps one lert during the afternoon grind, and if the let- own comes about 3 or 4 o'clock, it will do no harm 3 repeat with another milk and banana lunch in rder to build up the energy reserve until supper me. ALL OF US ll- iMAKSllAM. MAS1.1N efforts in vain. i The motoring public can be likened to an unruly child that is always being warned but never spanked. The result is a spoiled child. Spare the rod and spoil the child applies to the motoring public with much greater intensity than it ever did to unruly children. Reckless, motorists who get in or witness, a bad accident will usually exercise caution for a few days, but as soon as the shock is over the old recklessness returns and the danger of mo- tonng is forgotten. This is a situation that cannot ana must not be tolerated. To my mind voluntary membership m safety councils will not accomplish the desired results, and if every motorist became a member of a safety council, it would create a condition whereby every motorist would be his brother's keeper. What would the situation b e - i f this condition was applied to our cities and towns? It would automatically do away with practically all of the police and law enforcing agencies, and every person would be compelled to keep his neighbor in order and to be kept in order himself by his neighbor. This would mean the end of civilization because it would be every onan for himself and the devil take tne hindmost. It would be the end of law and order. There is no question but what this is the situation on our highways. The ever increasing e on the highways is the proof of this The only way to reduce the highway accidents is to enact drastic but sane traffic laws. Not local laws that would be different in every county and state in the union, but national laws nationally enforced. Adequately police the roads and highways and arrest and penalize the traffic violators. Revoke licenses of drunk and reckless drivers. Make the penalties severe enough to make reckless drivers think twice before taking chances. Indorse licenses with a record of convictions for the life-time of the motorist. For three major offenses, refuse a new license to applicant. Appoint enough responsible members of the safety council to report traffic violations to assist the enforcement of law and order. Not until this is done will we have safety on the highways. . Tours truly, ALBERT E. BOWER. EARLIER DAYS IN MASON Thirty Years Asa-- · E. W. Russell of Meservey is in the city transacting business today. Mrs. Clarence Algyr returned last night from a few days visit with friends at Sanbprn. Arthur White returned · today from Chicago where he has been on business 'for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bogardus of Chicago arrived in the city today for a visit with relatives. L. A. Hill left today for Northwood on a few days business trip. C. E. Boardman and J. L. Kearney of Marshalltown are in the city transacting business. Rena Beebe of Nora Springs is visiting in the city for a few days. J. M. Hayes of Pleasant Valley township has moved,-to South Dakota. Twenty'' Tears AETO-Sectional basketball tournament scores yesterday included the following: Newton 13, Glidden 6; "A LITTLE COURAGE AT FIRST" QF ALL THE words that Thomas Paine wrote in y - / his long and stormy life, I like best the paragraph he wrote in "The Crisis," to strengthen the wavering spirits of the American people in the darkest moments of independence. It has been said- that Paine had the weakness of all enthusiastic reformers: He miscalculated the number of sensible men in the world. . . . But these words strengthen any man, sensible or not, anywhere. They would give heart to any sad woman, to any child. Here is what he wrote: "I am not declaring war against every man that appears not so warm as myself. . .Some men can brave hardship and the risk of life with a cheerful face, . . . others not; no slavery appears to them so great as the fatigue of arms, and no terror so powerful as personal danger. What can we say? We cannot alter nature, neither ought we punish the son because the father begot him in a cowardly mood . . . I believe "most men have more courage than they know of, and that a little at first is enough to begin with." Courage feeds on courage. That much Thomas Paine knew. ·. . No man needs a great armful of courage in the beginning. A small match is enough to start a great fire, for good or for evil. . . . You face a great chore, a great peril, and your knees tremble and your heart is afraid. You look around for the courage of a David facing a Goliath, and the mighty courage'is not there. Tom Paine reminds you that you have more courage than you know and that "a little at first is enough to begin with." A little comfort, a little consolation, a little philosophy, a little beauty, a little happiness, a little endurance, a little strength--these are all you need at first. Put them to work and they will grow. Face a great peril with a little boldness, accept a great loss with a little strength, and you will soon find that you have more courage than you thought --enough to take any man or woman unfalteringly through life. ONE MINUTE PULPIT--He that rcbuketh a man afterwards shall find more favor than he that flatiereth with the tongue.--Proverbs 28:23. -- --., .. .-~* u ut-bv vitv, AUjiu ivi.ijg,* .lie W \\J\\ A O , \_rHUtICjl O Reinbeck 18, East Waterloo 14; West Waterloo 16 Northwood 12; Nashua 21, Charles City 5; New Hampton 25, West Waterloo 10; MarshaUtown 14, Davenport 5, and Eagle Grove 20, Sheffield 11. J. R. Hanson of Northwood spent the week-end visiting in the city. George J. Scott of Fort Dodge was a business caller in the city yesterday. . T. C. Bowles has returned from a visit with his parents at St. Louis, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Finch are visiting'for a few days with relatives at Northwood. W. V. Loring returned yesterday from Fort Dodge where he attended the auto show. Ten Years Affo-The local high school debating team, consisting of John Pierce, Paul Pedelty and Virgil Shook and Martha Egloff, alternative, successfully defended the, negative against Clarion high school last night in the first round of the tournament being held at Des Moines this week. Named on the All-Big Ten basketball team of Fred Young today were Dougherity, Illinois, and Dosterbaan, Michigan, forwards; Harrigan, Mich- gan, and McConnell, Iowa, and Hunt, Ohio State. McConnell, a Mason City boy, was termed."One of ;he greatest guards that ever stepped on hardwood" by Young, a Big Ten official. IOWA CITY--Iowa outpointed Wisconsin 26 to 17 last night in the closing game of the Big Ten cage season. CHICAGO--Gangland's mysterious vengeance, striking suddenly, has overtaken another chieftain of the notorious and once powerful Genna band. Alfonso Fiori, reputed bootlegger, blackhand extortionist and gun point collector for the Gennas, was found yesterday riddled with bullets in a passageway beside an inn on the west side. OBSERVING "Arthur" Takes Place Alongside of "Elmer" j^»^ have been hearing aboul HRsgJthe mythical Elmer foi ^P~ several years--particularly at Legion conventions. But it wasn't until this week that I was introduced to Arthur. And those who have entertained Arthur assure me that he isn't any mythica: proposition. He's real--and how! Arthur, by way of explanation is the short for "arthritis." And as near as I can figure out he was born in the veterans hospital at Des Moines. Maybe it was someplace else. At any rate, "Arthur" is the word commonly used in referring to this wholly miserable affliction. This information reaches me in a little note from C. C. (Hi) Kinner of Mason City, who at the present time .is a patient at the Des Moines facility. Other North lowans there include P. F. Grove, I. L. McDonald, Bill Houser, Charles Reinhardt, all of Mason City, and Frank Skoda of Manly. Then there's the Rev. C. H. Van Metre, chaplain of the Iowa Soi- diers home at MarshaUtown, but still claimed by North Iowa because of his Methodist pastorates at Garner, Clarion and some other towns in this section. Clear Lake Once. tTsed as Mighty Foot Basin! draw on Don Davises' tall tale department ot the Iowa City 40 and 8 Announcer for this remarkable story about the father of one Bill Bender who, according'to claim, once farmed a tract in the south half of the northwest quarter of Johnson county "with nothin' but one old roan cow for plow power." The origin of Clear Lake, incidentally, is interestingly alluded to by this former Mason City police chief. To get on with the story: "One spring this cow had three calves, two of 'em good healthy critters and one a lousy little runt. Bill's dad needin' some money starts out one day with the runt under his arm lookin' for a place to sell Mm. 'Long in the afternoon of the second day he winds up in Northern Minnesota and meets this Paul Bunyan. They dickered a while and finally agreed on a price. Then Bill's dad offers to fight Bunyan double or nothin' and licks him to a standstill. That's how Bunyan got his big blue ox. By payin' for him twice. "On his way home, Bender stopped in St. Paul and bought a lot of plows and harrows and shovels havin' 'em wrapped up in a handy package handy to carry. Comin' through northern Iowa, his feet got to hurtin' him and he dug a hole and let it fill with water to so ak 'em. That hole "is'. ; -the ; place ^B?^B*Sl??Waft?Wi7Silf^^ they call Clear Lake nowdays. He got home early the next morning and breakfast wasn't quite ready. The roan cow and the two calves was bawlin' for water and him wantin' to try his new tools, he steps out and digs the Iowa river and only kept breakfast waitm' about ten minutes. "I spose this Minnesota Bill Bender is a good man bein' closely related to Paul Bunyan but my money says our Bill Bender can out shoot 'im, out run 'im, out talk Mm or lick 'im. Come on, let's get this mail up. I gotta get --o-A Few of the Hahlts of Our Motor Morons this salute to motor ^morons which appeared _. ., recently in 'the Council Bluffs Nonpareil: "Strange as it may seem we have motor morons in this country who persistently perform according to the formula which follows- They always race with locomotives to crossings. The engineers like it; it breaks the monotony of their jobs. "They always pass the car ahead on curves or turns. They don't use their horn for fear it may unnerve the other fellow and cause him to turn out too far "They never stop, look or listen at railroaa crossings. It consumes time. "They demand half the road the middle half. They always speed; it shows people they are .men of pep even though amateur drivers. "They drive confidently, just as though there were no eighteen million other cars in service. "They always lock: their brakes when skidding, it mattes the job more artistic. "They pass cars on hills. It shows they nave more power and you can tu'i-u out U you meetr a car at the top. "In sloppy weather they drive close to pedestrians. Dry cleaners appreciate it. "They never look around when Ihey back up. There is never anything behind them. "They always drive fast out of alleys and side streets." --o-- Hoiv'll They Look in :he Old Family Album? sometimes wonder if the exaggerated millinery of this day won't look fun- lier than anything we see and augh at when we get out the old 'amily album. I have in mind par- icularly those doughnut like creations which perch so precarious- y on the very tip · of milady's lead. As a: matter of fact, they obk just; a,; little;,comical to m«* even now. ; ' v :.· ·I-.v'JiiiJ'iyt r -t\^i '1 Answers to Questions By FREDERIC J- HASKIN TOMORROW By CLARK KINNAIRD ATotable Births--Capr. Albert W. Stevens, U. S. army, b. 1886, stratosphere aeronaut and photographer. He took a picture of a mountain from 331 miles away! . . . Owsald Garrison Villard, b. 1872, editor and publicist . . . Jacquin L. Lait, b. 1882 in New York, novelist, playwright, author of 2,000 short stories and editor of the New York Daily Mirror. March 13, 1656--A decree prohibited Jews from worshipping anywhere in New York except in family groups in their own homes; public gatherings of them for any purpose were forbidden. At the time, however, persecution of Quakers was far worse. Any person harboring a Quaker for a single night was subject to $250 fine, and a vessel bringing a Quaker into the province was liable to be confiscated. March 13, 1783--The last shots of the American Revolution were fired in a sea fight between the American ship Alliance and British ship Sybille. Peace had been declared between the two countries, but the crews didn't know it. The Revolution had begun exactly eight years before. For you're wrong if 3'ou believe that the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. Actually, the fighting started at Westminster, Vt, on March 13. Thus the Revolution started and ended on the same date. March 13, 1639--The college at Cambridge, was! renamed Harvard. · · March 13, 1884--The nation generally adopted Standard Time, following the example set the previous November by the railroads. March 13, 1928--St. Francis water supply dam, north ot Los Angeles, burst, drowning 450 persons' in homes in the valley below. ' ' · · How lonff has Hawk Mountain sanctuary been established? H. N. Established in the fall of 1934. This was the first sanctuary in the world established for birds of prey. What sprinff in U. S. has the largest flow of water? E. G. Silver Springs at Ocala, Fla., 22,134,780 gallons an hour. AVhat is done with the beautiful costumes worn by movie actresses after HID picture is finished? B. B. Gorgeous costumes worn by many of the stars are property of the studios and do not belong to the actresses. When a production is completed the costumes are returned to the studio and the wardrobe mistress and her assistants make over and change the costumes so they may be used in other productions. In some instances a motion picture star is presented a particular costume, but that is at the discretion of the executives of'the company. If an artist makes a copy of one of his own pictures, is !t called a cony or an original? H. P. A repetition or a replica. In French, it is called a doublette. What nation ' consumes most fish? W. B. Japan, annual consumption of 55 pounds per capita. On a scale showing the distance of tile earth to the sun as one inch, how far away would the nearest star be? HI. W. Four and one-half miles. How many words arc there In the Bible? W. nr. There are 773,692. Of what does modern police education consist? T. L. "Modern Criminal Investigation," a new book on this subject, says: "Modern police science may be said to have three phases. The first phase embraces the identification of living and dead persons. The second, embraces the field work carried out by specially trained detectives at the scene of the crime. The third embraces methods used in the police laboratory to examine and analyze clues and traces discovered in the course of the investigation." Whose votes elect a congressman at large? A. G. By the entire state. Must an employe carry Ms so- ciai security card at all times? G. ir. This is not a requirement. The assigned number should be reported to the employer, who records it. The card may then be deposited in a safe place. Did Abraham Lincoln play any musical Instrument? H. M. It is said that he often carried a harmonica in his pocket on which he played for relaxation. When did concerts splrltucls originate? H. D. In France in 1725. These recitals were given on the 24 religious holidays during the year. They were discontinued in 1701, at the time of the French revolution. In 1805 i they were.resumed, with programs made up entirely of sacred music and presented only during Holy Week. How was ihe Bronx named? O. M. , ' From the stream lowing into the East river. Its name is derived from that of the first white owner of the adjacent land, Jonas Bronk. Has the Yosemite National park had a cold winter? H. P. Coldest since 1906. Where was Eugene O'Neill, play- \yrijrht, wlicn the Nobel prize for literature was presented to him? M. S. Oakland, Cal., when the award was made by Swedish Consul General Carl E. Wallerstedt. Is the Normandie bcingr remodeled fo make it a faster ship? H. K. The old propellers have been removed and replaced by a new set, each weighing three tons les than the older ones. They are adjusted to revolve at the rate of 200 turns a minute in place of the former 18D revolutions. Which of the royal emblems contains the a real star of Africa which was cut from the Cullinan diamond? 1C. L. The Royal Sceptre contains the famous jewel which weighs 516% carats. The sceptre.dates from the time of Charles II, but the diamond was added by Edward VII to whom the Union of South Africa presented the stone. KEEP ACCOUNT Saving always is easier in households operated on a monthly budget plan. The new Globe-Gazette "Household Budget Booklet" will help you with your 1937 budgeting ar,d accounting. Thirty-two pages on special durable paper. Twenty pages of text and twelve ruled accounting pagi^s for keeping a daily record of expenses and income. The special paper will preserve your accounting records indefinitely in either ink or pencil. Every household needs this useful service booklet. Your copy will be mailed direct from our Washington information bureau. Inclose 10 cents to cover cost! handling and postage. Use cioupon The Mason City Globe-Gazette Information bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, director, Washington, D. C. I inclose 10 cents in coin (carefully wrapped in paper) for the new "Household Bude- et Booklet." Name ....,». Street City .' State (Mail to Washington, D. C.)'

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