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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE F I V K LOCAL LIBRARY HAS 300 BOOKS ON BABIES Volumes on Feeding and Child Study Most Are Centered on Health Problems of Children. The author of "Microbe Hunters." "Hunger Fighters" and other books of popular science has a new-book just from the press voicing a vigorous protest against allowing children t j starve in the midst of plenty and against the poverty thai nullifies the achievements oi science that might keep them free from disease. The book has very recently been added to the library and, while all of Dr. DeKruif's economic prescriptions may not be swallowed whole, the book will doubtless prove a stimulant to more effective efforts in behalf of babies. Certainly the matters of which Dr. DeKruif writes cannot be too persistently dinned into the ears of a careless public. Dr. DeKruif does not discuss socialized medicine but his vivid word pictures bring' before one a large group of underprivileged children suffering from preventible ills. Many on Feeding. The library has more than 300 books on various phases of the care of little children whose hygiene is so important. Many of them center about the problems of feeding. Some of the more valuable are "The Mother's Cook Book" Toy Barbara Bourjaily, which tells specifically how to prepare food for childreis; "Health Care of the Baby," by Louis Fischer," a handbook and feeding guide for physicians, mothers and nurses, and two excellent books by Luther Emmett Holt on care and nutrition of little children. The library has a copy of "Care and Feeding of Children" by Holt in the Greek language as well as in the English. "Healthy Babies are Happy Babies" by J. H. Kenyon has a significant title. It is a complete handbook for modern mothers. Is Scientific Study. "The Child, his Origin, Development and Care" by Mrs. Florence Sherborn is a scientific study beginning with the prenatal period an3 continuing with practical discussions of the car of th baby through child car and development at the University of Kansas. "Mothers' Guide When Sickness Comes," by R. H. Dennell and B. T, Wilkes is a handbook by two well known specialists A Future Gehrig Jerry Dee Allstot, son of Leo Allstot of the Masou City police department and Mrs. Allstot, 1218 Khodc Island avenue northeast, taken at the time he was one year of, age. Jerry, who has baseball aspirations, was reared on Betsy Koss Vitamin D bread. (Russell to) in diseases of children who have had wide clinical as. well as administrative expeciences. It contains a wealth of information which every mother should have available on such topics as care of the sick room, teething, emergencies, infections, contagious diseases. It is written in a pleasing, easily understandable style. Has Suggestions. "Two to Six," by R. H. Alschuler contains many suggestions for the parents of young children. The editor was assisted by the faculty of the Winnetka public schools. The book specializes in the management of children. "Child From One to Six," by Mrs. A. H. Arlitt is in reality psychology for parents. Mrs. Dorothea Frances Canfield Fisher has several good, books on the care and management of children. One is called 'Mothers and Children," another is "Self-reliance," and some of her fiction has excellent suggestions for parents, notably 'Understood Betsy" and "Bent Twig." Portraits of Babies. Portraits of b a b i e s are charming whether in line draw- ng or in art photography. Among these books there is to be found "Important people" by J. H. Dowd. It is a delightful look of drawings. His children are important, free from sentimentality or posing. Caught 1 ,,Â«--*-,,Â«Â«* "-STS" l.Â»Â»Â«.%t3sS5 ffSsTftSar-Jas ss^s-sts-p I o* 1 *Â°!Til is^ftesTatog. ^t c as ol ' Â»Â«JÂ° De -.te^ 88 ^' -noon- ,,, r , r eaÂ» A ,, t wg "*!, 'Â·^^'rSÂ£' ! JÂ» 1^ * d o SO- ^ usltlg / v Â«ss ^ * e '^^i^ *~~~~~" Hutchsnson's Ice Cream Luxus Ice Cream chasing waves, eating ice cream, playing in all sorts of ways or sleeping. There is wise humor and a human appreciation with these littlest ones that is refreshing-. "Peggy and Peter 1 ' by Lena Towley is a book of delightful photographic studies of two little children. This is the book that created so much discussion at Columbia about whether or not Peggy and Peter saying their prayers should be included. Clothes for Baby Must Be Comfortable Above all other things, the clothes for the baby should be comfortable. Cotton, or cotton and wool clothing, is usually suitable, for these materials are soft and will not irritute the baby's tender skin. The clothing should be: 1. Loose, so that the little body may have room to grow und develop. 2. Soft and smooth, so that the tender skin will not be scratched. 3. Clean and dry, so that the baby will be comfortable. 4. Fastened with tapes, rather than with pins or btittons. ..:'Â· 1 ' ;S T 6 R E: How OLD is YOUR Baby? ts yours the very newest baby in town? Has your baby begun lo sit up and look around a bit to see jusl where he is? Or has your baby already started "going places" on all fours? No matter what baby's state of progress may be, Kresge's have the right clothet for every occasion--almost welcome savinss. New Sheer Panrie and Straight Dresses . . Broadcloth and Percale 8-Foot Folding Porch Gates Safety Spring Swing with Tray 59c 59c $100 $1.00 Super Value All Wool, Pre-shrunk. FLANNEL COAT and BERET SET In Maize, Pink, Blue and Red. SET FOR NEW ARRIVALS Shirts and Bands. . . . 25c Wrappers 25c Flannelette 25c Diapers, dozen 99c Rubber Pants lOc Crib Sheets 25c Rubber Sheeting, yd. 59c Crib Pads 25c Crib Blankets 59c Nursing Bottles, 2 for 5c Nipples, 2 for 5c ANKLETS Brightly Colored. 10c, 15c and 20c For 6 Months to 1 Year Old Babies First Step Shoes, pr.. . 79c Hard Sole Shoes, pr.. . $1 Socks and Anklets, pr. 15c White Dresses 25c Fancy Dresses 59c Gertrudes 39c Toddler Suits 50c Organdie Bonnets. . . 50c Knit Sacques 59c Knit Sweaters 59c Toilet Seats $1.00 Comb and Brush Sets 50c Ask for Mrs. Miller at our infant's Department. Her years of experience in selling infants' things and helping mothers select their baby's layette will make it easier for you to select the things your baby needs. 9 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE.