The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on May 1, 1934 · Page 20
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 20

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 1, 1934
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v.-. sat MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE PLAN CHILD DEVELOPMENT MEETING Conference to Be Held June 19-21 Leading Educators Will Address Session at Iowa City. The eighth annual Iowa conference on child development and parent education will be conducted June 19, 20 and 21, at Iowa Qty under the spon-" sorship of the Iowa State Council for Child Study and Parent Education. The Iowa Child Welfare research station and extensions divisions of the State University of Iowa, the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts and Iowa State Teachers college are co-operating in promoting' the conference which will present on its program some of the issues of the new educational deal. It is open to all persons interested in studying children. Educator* on Program. Conference personalities include Dr. William E. Blatz, director of St. George's School lor Child Study, Toronto, Canada; Dr. Paul H. Douglas, professor of economics, Vniyersity/JySf Chicago, Chicago; Miss Agnes Samuelson, state superintend- ent of public instruction, Des Koines; Dr. David M. Trout, dean of men, Hlltedale college, Hillsdale, Mich.; Dr. Edna N. White, director, Merrill-Palmer school, Detroit, Mich.; Dr. George V. Zook, U. S. commissioner of education, Washington; Professor Frances Zuill, head of the department of home economics, State University of Iowa. Lectures will be given on "Human Need! and How They Are Satisfied;" "The Importance of Failure" and "Misdemeanors, Delinquencies and Neuroses of Childhood," by Dr. Blatz. Dr. Douglas will have as his topics, "The Impact of Modern Economic Changes Upon the Family," and "How Is the New Deal Affecting the American Family?" Variety of Xcpicc. Dr. Trout win give three lectures on "How the Child Becomes Religious," "Guiding the Religious Development of the Child" and "Character Through Religious Control." Dr. White will speak on "Parent Education in the Emergency" and Dr. Zook, "The Child in Our National Crisis." Miss Samuelson will conduct symposiums on "Opportunities in Emergency Education" and "The Iowa Emergency Nursery School Program" and Miss Zuill will have a symposium on "Implications for Family Life." Round table discussions will be conducted by Dr. Slate, Dr. Douglas, Dr. Trout and Dr. White. Todd Describes 3 Ages of Child Through X-Rays CINCINNA'n (UP)--A child has three ages--mental, physical and chronological, instead of only chronological, Dr. T. Wingate Todd, professor of anatomy in Western Reserve university, Cleveland, told the Cincinnati Academy of Medicine here recently. Dr. Todd said x-rays provide data for determination of tbt physical age, while piychologi- cal tests are made for the mental age. Under normal conditions, the chronological age can be estimated rather certainly by examination of the bone structures*, Dr. Todd pointed out. From the anatomical viewpoint, according to the physician, children of six h*ve an adult brain and the best nurtured children have such a brain even at four. The brain then awaits only development through education, with the child, until 10, seeking to learn things through his own efforts rather than through teaching: of others, according to Dr. Todd. Infant Bom on Plane Youngest Passenger Aboard STOCKHOLM (UP)--Witt a record of 890,000 kilometers flown, and M.OOO passengers carried, the Swedish crack air pilot, Capt AlMn Ahrenberg. has told a Stockholm newspaper of his 15 yean in the air. In reply to the question as to what were the ages of hie oldest and his youngest passengers, he replied that the oldest was a man of 94, who declared he must fly once before he died. The youngest was so young that when Captain Ahrenberg took off, that particular passenger had not yet been born. It was a baby born in the machine while the mother-was being rushed to the hospital. Develop Sett-Help HaMt. Two- and three-year-olds are usually interested in dressing and undressing and more than anxious to do things for themselves. The wise parent capitalizes this interest and gives the children opportunities. If the mother becomes impatient with their early attempts, scolds them for ineffectiveness, and steps in and does the dressing herself, the development of self-help habits is delayed.-Parents' Magazine. MEET Patricia Ruth Miller Thrives on Sterling Groceries and Keeps Warm Witfi Sterling Coal LUKE B. MILLER, U. S. A. Tribute to Babies Paid by Grocer 'Greatest Creatures God Created," Says Miller. By LUKE B. MILLER Babies: The greatest little creatures that God ever created. Pattie entered the arena ust one year and two weeks go amidst the depression, but epression or no depression, when she starts to holler, you wtter come up with some food. : have no trouble handling the ig boys or the so-called bosses, but when I get home I am man-handled by the bosses-Pattie, Moke and Marg. I have always liked the girls , and I used to chase the girls constantly during my youth. I have never lost that love for girla and I had the good for- «ne to be blessed with three girls. It is only human to think hat your own Kids are the prettiest, the cutest and the rittiest; and I am no exception. I idolize my three little girls. This is a funny old world. Some must be tall, some short, some fat, some thin, someone raise the boys and someone the girls--you will have to raise the boys. My little girls are in perfect health. Of course, they eat Sterling high quality grocer- es, and they are never cold, or we keep them warm with the famous Sterling Coal. Shortly after PatUe arrived in iis world we liad the misfor- .une of sickness in our family and little Pattie stayed with our good friend and neighbor, Mrs. B. E. Setterberg, and you will have to admit after look- ng at the picture shown here, ;hat she was well taken care of. ; used to joke before I was married about children. I used :o say that when people drove y my house and would see all :he children in the yard, they would ask "What schoolhouse is this?" and the reply would be, that's not a schoolhouse, that is Luke B. Miller's home. [ have lived up to that prediction. I hope that Henry Wallace, secretary of agriculture, with all his cutting down of production, leaves the babiea alone. Food and Water Most Important to Young Child It seems the children of today will have a different and better world to live in when they are grown, one where there will be shorter hours of intensive work and longer leisure hours. Keen brains and strong bodies will be required more than ever to succeed in business under such conditions and to get the most of profit and enjoyment out of thei£ leisure time. The grownups have the .task of preparing these young people for the difficult roles they will have to play. Good health, both mental and physical, will be their most valuable asset. The requisites for good health have often been stated--fresh air, sunshine, pure water, proper kinds and quantities of food, eScercise, sleep and recreation. One of the most important, yet simplest of these essentials is the drinking- of plenty of pure soft water, as water plays such an important part in the body. Nearly three-fourths of the weight of the body is water and the vital fluids of the body are largely water. Also water, due to its solvent action, carries the digested food to every cell and picks up the poisons and wastes produced and carries them out of the body. These facts explain why drinking a sufficient amount, eight to 10 glasses daily, of pure water is so important. Boy's Organs Reversed. PHILADELPHIA (UP) -Having his heart on the right side of his body, and his liver on the left, causes five year old Morton Click no difficulties. A routine examination recently revealed that all the boy's internal organs are in reversed' positions.

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