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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 15

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 24, 1939
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FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1939 ROOM AND BOARD By GENE AHERN pueuciT. DOING A Pftjujjv 5U!M= CT -ZO.OOO 1 __. . -~TH« S ^ D ROP FOR' MT KNOW THE ROPE'S .YOU'D LAND JITTERY Ol= HEIGHT, KID 1 -- . AVY TOES SPREtO UK EAGLE CXAWS WUEM t BALE OUT OF Ahl UP BEFCTH I -IOTUCTP(.(vMTO CCVER YOUR. ^OC WITH ALUMlNUtA PilNT, wuv, IP you LEH.VE. tr OM OVER t, H0,u= HOUP, ,TUEY CMJ BOUT HCkMOUES TO YOUR SIDES* Most likely you do not eat Limburger cheese. It is a soft cheese, and some persons like its strong flavor, but it is not popular, in most sections. There is an odd little reason for this--Limburger has a strong odor. The name "£.imburger" came from Belgium. In that country is a province called Limburg where farmers long ago learned to make cheese oj this kind. The best Limburger cheese is made from whole milk, that is, milk from which the cream has not been skimmed. In Germany a cheese very much like Limburger is made--it is known as "Backstein." Milk and Its Products V--CHEESK English cheese-maker pouring curd into small grinding machine. · The French make a cheese which has been compared with Limburger, but it differs in some ways. It is known as "Camen- bert," and a bluish mold grows on it. Those are only a few ot the cheeses known to commerce. We also have cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, brick cheese, Cheddar cheese, Philadelphia cream cheese and other kinds. Cottage cheese can be made from skimmed milk, and that usually is what goes into it. About one pound of cottage cheese can be obtained from a gallon of skimmed milk. Some cheese factories add cream to the skimmed milk, and this gives the cottage cheese a better flavor. Philadelphia cream is another soft cheese. It really lives up to its name, for it is made from cream. It has high food value, and makes a good "spread for bread." Brick, Swiss and Cheddar are among the important hard cheeses. Cheddar (also called "Wisconsin" or "New York" cheese) may be taken as an example. It was named for the village of Cheddar in England, but more of it is made in Wisconsin today than in Great Britain. The whole story of Cheddar cheese is too long to give here, but we may take up a few points. Rennet extract is added to milk to make it curdle, that is, to form curd, about three ounces ot rennet to 100 gallons of milk. This produces curds in about 20 minutes. Later the curd is cut into small cubes. The cubes are "cooked" for a short time, but are not made warmer than the air on a hot summer day (about 38 degrees Fahrenheit.) The next step is to drain away the "whey," or watery part of the milk. After that the bits ot curd are matted together until they form a solid mass. The mass is cut into strips, salted, hooped put in a press for two or three days, dried, covered with a thin coat of paraffin, and set aside to "cure" or "ripen." (For General Interest section of your scrapbook.) The leaflet called "Seven Wonders of the World" may be had by sending a 3c stamped, return envelope to me in care of this paper. Tomorrow: A Little Saturday Talk. (Copyriihl 1939, publishers Syndicate) UNCLE RAY'S SCRAPBOOK The Globe-Gazette has on hand a number of Scrapbooks designed by Uncle Ray" and made especially 1o hold more than 100 "Uncle Raj Articles. You may buy one of these books at the Globe-Gazette It Will Pay You to Use the G-G Classified Ads DAILY CROSSWORD PUZZLE 6 30 3 3 /.a (2 'A' 6 ^ 16 36 3-2-7 1 / '/itt \0 20 34 1--Hooded cape of gray fur 6--A splno (anal.) 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She felt as if she could go down the corridor and out into the street and vanish forever, away from everything . . . . Jj m brown-eyed Jim, with his drawling, "Girl" and his almost fierce understanding of her troubles . . . Jim, j n whom she had felt so secure--to find him connected with murder! "The net! He'll go through it, I tell you! It's murder . . ." Through the closed door the heavy voice sounded again, and putting h e r hands to her ears, she lurched down the ' hall. Without leaving word where she was going, she passed on out into the street. What to do next was the problem that confronted her, as she struck out blindly through the misty September morning. She looked about her almost calmly at the bustle of the kindly little town she had grown, in so short a time, to consider as home, and a rebellious lump rose in her throat. Why did things have to happen like this, she asked herself, beating her wings against her fate like a caged bird beats against its bars. She was a convict's daughter. Wasn't that sufficient? Did she have to be a convict's wife? "No, oh, no!" She cried out aloud as the thought brought a picture of Jim flashing before her eyes. Jim, with his kindness and his gentleness, shut away from her, behind those grim bars, as daddy had been. She couldn't allow that to happen! Suddenly, as she tramped on, her shocked mind seemed to clear itself, and she knew that nothing really mattered but Jim's safety. She must protect him, somehow. That was the big thing. She must manage to keep people away from him until he was better--people who might suspect. And as soon as he was -able to travel they must slip away from Brighton, well as she loved it. Move on. Two weeks the detectives had said in the letter he'd sent to Clark Martin. He would be back in two weeks! She must lay her plans carefully - *. * « True to Dinah's predictions, the Brighton Hews carried the story of Jim's accident blazoned across its headlines that evening. Opening the hospital's copy with trembling hands.-xLona scanned it fearfully. Would there be a picture? She had learned so much of the ways of newspapers and their reporters that she was prepared for anything.. It would not have surprised her if the very picture that had caused them to come to Brighton were not raked out of the files and printed again. She dreaded to look. Her fears, h o w e v e r were groundless. There were no pictures of her nor of Jim, and Mrs. Morriss had evidently plied her reporter friend with so m a n y facts that he had felt no necessity of going into personalities too deeply, "Bridge Worker Saves Comrade. Plunges Into Water" the story was headed. A vivid account of the accident followed with Jim's heroism played up in glowing terms. Reading it, Lona felt the tension in her tired mind lessening. Nothing which might make people wonder about them was included. Instead of the tell-tale pictures she had feared, there was only a snapshot 01 the worker Jim had saved. Beneath it, and half way down the page, was another span of the new bridge. "Accident Recalls Famous Colorado Experiment," the bridge picture was captioned and, under that lead, the reporter had taken his one flight into the reminiscence Lona had been dreading. It was an impersonal enough article, but she caught her breath as her eyes followed the black lines that seemed all at once, to leap out at her. "Will a safety net for structural iron workers ever be developed? was the question raised anew by yesterday's accident on the Brighton bridge. Various safety devices have been tried in this most hazardous line of work without success. The most famous failure along this line occurred some five years ago on the now completed Wetmore bridge across the Colorado river at Wetmore, Colo. "A safety net was developed at that time by James Rankin, the assistant engineer in charge of the bridge. The net was given much publicity in the trade journals, and a test was arranged with the representative of a large manufacturing company present. One of the bridge workers, a friend of Rankin's. volunteered to jump from the top span while Rankin manipulated the net. The force of the jump sent the experimenter through the net and into the water below. Because of the entangling meshes, it was impossible to reach him and he drowned. "Rankin, who claimed his invention had been tampered with disappeared after making a statement to that effect. Upon examination it was found the net had been purposely weakened. Further investigation uncovered friction between the victim and Rankin over ownership of the pending patent. For his part in the much publicized experiment, the victim had demanded a share of future royalties, an arrangement to which the inventor objected. "Subsequently a suit against Uankm was entered by the dead man's heirs, but the patent on the net, which was granted to Rankin shortly following his disappearance, was never taken up, and the suit was dropped. Rankin, wanted for questioning, never has been traced, and evidence pointing to] THIS SHIP 13 JINKED .. ONLY A VA3MAM CAW JINX SHIP" IT'S TH AE.». SHE JIMX WHEN SHE. O BERDRE WE SHOOLD HA ULPS...THAT'S OCOi! -- L COUtD HAVE SWORM I WA£ v--' ALONE .'i ·WELL, NJOSM, -SoMtsr-f THV3 PV-ACE X'lW COIKJG TO *5 rj PRETTY DOMT PBESS ME IT -SORT Otr E/V5-V, sou. vME't-u -see. IT AMO SEE \NV4AT '. 1 VlvSVA Ht HAOI-4'T VUT TUS 1V4TO XnV K^ft-O. V-SOTV1O ABOUT IT. I'D EMJQV HIS COMPAVJX AMD HE O GET ft. CREW KICK OUT . ' r . ROUGH COUMTRV! LI-STEM, DAD TAKS AV-OMG .' l_ET ME 3O VJlTM VOU! GCXWG AWAV AGAJI-4 TAKS WE IfVrTH VOU. 1 tvVOUMTA.\h-l"3 '"JOT . VJIUU -YOU, OAD 1 ' WUU? WHILE MS GUESTS weee AU. swiriMifJG W THE POOL..SOMEONE COT IN THE HOUSE AND CLEANED rHEfl OUT- THAT'S AU.I KNOW.' GETAOOCTOC." MISS NINETY'S HAOASP6LL.' so our--ITS CHIEFS IFANV7HINS HAPPENS- m WILL'S BX£D - IVS LEFT BJCJOTTH INS TO ·toll STEPHEN DEAT?.' I WISH XOU BOTH --, HAPPINESS.' THAF TO ME TC0. THE* TOOK- KV EN6A6E MSWTEWS. IT WAS THE NICEST-ONE I EVEI2 HAD. OAKY/ I JUST REMEMBERED POGO.I IF HE COMES TO, HE'LL RELEASE MORLIN/ WE'LL HURRY BACK AND TIE UPPOGO, TOO IHATETOLEAVE THATCHEESE BEHIND IT'S LOCKED/ THERE GOES THE TRAPDOOR/ WHAT DIRECTION, STRAIGHT OON AS THESE ARE RNI « TO TOWN A THE SHERIFF. VOU GOT TUH SE1 MS OUT OF HERE, THORNDYKE DON'T YOU WORRY. I'M YOUR LfiU/YER flND THEY'LL NEVER CONVICT YOU DiEN [T WASN'T BUTCH'5 SCHEME TUH DRILL ME-? ^ , , R:OE BACK TO TOWN AND HAVE A TALK wir OF COURSE NOT! YOU KEEP YOU B MOUTH SHUT ftHD DONT (VOPRY! YER TIME 15 UP. THORN DYKE HOW CLEAR HE'LL NEVES SQUEAL NOW A Cf/MIML, me WKMItSSt Aitnrim GOLLY- HO3ODY WN FRY BACQti THE XOU DO, UNCLE PHIL.' f!EAD /ME TVfc FUNM1ES, PAP? UKE XOU USED TO DO * SURE , err ON MY LAP -- UM, l-IKE 70 DO.' - I SEE WERE THE FEDERAL A3Ems CAUOM-T up WITH TVIAT PHONEY COUNT -THOSE lAjpostOKS USUALLY 5ET IT lM THE NECK, 6OOMEJ2 OR LATEg .' fiETHNS JEALOUS.' WHATS SATIN' YOU. MAC? VOL) LOOK KJNOA WOR WORRIED NOTHIN'! .. I'M JUST THINICIN ...I'M THIWKIN' J " · ' I AU. we eoTTA 00 K -rn ABOUT WHAT WE Vp^ ~--.Y W»T^WOTHE: SHIP'? ^HOUUO rx NEXT- YWHAT we 5nouIpS STROMSBOOMT HaS WE'LL IWTO SPLIT W;TH NOBODY/ WHAT P'yA THINK WE ARE, CROOKS?/ NOW TH*T we've GOT-THIS SHIR.., -11 WHY EASY. MAC-i OUR-SELVES -SO RYCROPT'S POUQH, SPUT WJTH THE BOYS AND THEN,. his deliberate tampering with his own invention never has been aired in court." Lona stood for a long moment staring down at the paper when she had finished reading. Then, almost furtively, she folded the sheet with the tell-tale article hidden from view and slipped it back among the magazines on the desk. It was an instinctive action, and the next moment she realized its futility. As if by hiding that one copy she could keep back that j damning bit of information! Her head was whirling as Jim's nurse, calm-faced and smiling, came down the corridor to the desk. "Our patient's quite a hero," she observed in her professional voice. "Newspapers make people so romantic, don't you think, Mrs. Bennett?" She reached for the folded paper and Lona felt a sudden in-iiul^ to tear it up. She could have screamed as the woman opened the page. Then, with an effort, she pulled herself together. "How is he?" she managed to ask, her voice surprising her by its nonchalance. "Is he--rational?" "He's still a little delirious but you mustn't worry. It's only to be expected in a case like this. He keeps talking about some kind of a net, as if it bothered him. It's odd h«u- he keeps on that one subject. You wouldn't know why, I suppose?" -She was looking at the paper as she spoke and Lena's heart jumped. The nurse's eye was traveling down toward that picture and its story. In another moment she would see it. Would she grasp the significance? "Thf-To's jotnethinR I'd like you and IJie dortor to rto for me." r.oria burst out, dospcrntcH-. and the nurse raised licr eyes from the paper, struck by her a l t e r e d lone. "U's- about lhi--th1* delirium rjf Jim'5. You see. Jim is rather -srnsilive. He'd h.ile to have anyone kno\v he -A-as out of his heat). He (Kinks It's sort ot a -- a rhscrace. somehow I'm wrmderins if you'll keep everybody au-av from him u n t i l he's normal aeain. Just you anrl the doctor and myself of course He'd hale for anyhody else to know--" She hroke off, conscious that her ex- planMion \vas lame. But the nurse jmiJed indulgently. "You mustn't worry about that, Mrs. Bennett " she soothed. "Of course we're keeping everybody out. We've even shoord voii ·1W.1.V ivhcn you'd slant! for II." Vftc lanphcd. "Jim would particularly hate for (he m c n _ at the bridcc tr, know he's ravine. Lona Humbled on. "There i a ;Mr. Martin, the criRinecr. who enmcs to see him. You m i u l n ' t let him in." WTiy. rny dear, of cour-e he W0 n't Wt in. Are--arc you sure you're not a ittlc feverish yourself? You mustn't let tins set you down. We'll laVe c.irp of .Iim. Ion mustn't worry so much. Yov're {'"* » 'ond Erandmothrr . . ." Sh~ Ijllishcrl again, anrl p.ittetl Ixjna's jhon!- "We've only been married a fe-.v ·eckj. r.ona hlurlrrt out Ihcn. "I citest m not ^ert t o - h a v i n z Ihines h.- r prn -'" 11 £' you ' rc cri 'y » brirlc. HOM- I h n l l -is. ^ wonder you're f i i ^ s v " The woman put her arm about Lona'-j shoiil- rtrrs and turner! her hack down the, corridor toward Jim's rrmm ·You'll have 10 get used to accidents if you re married to a man who Insittl upon working on hrirfees." she bantered, anrl T.ona, managed a weak smiTe ·TtV just hcarina him rave that »ort o i ~ c c i s me. snc mannrrrl 1o observe, nnrl tried to hide t h e shrinking that cam. over her as they approached Jim's door, and :ne hoarse m u r m u r of hi* VO'CB sountied from inside. . "The net.' . . . The net:" h, w »» cry- me as t h e y en-errrl. and Lona's heart wen! s:rk- v.-i!hin l ifr . she MUST keec" People away from him. Nobody must br.-ir. at Ic.isl of -ill Kneinecr Martin, and l):nan. (Tfl Be ranlincrd) VISITOR FRm GERMANY ROCKWELL--Airs. Gus Witt \3 entertaining her sister, Mrs. Hartman, who arrived here from Germany Sunday morninR. Mrs. Hart, man will also visit her son, Heira Hartman. who has been living in this locality for about two years

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