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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AN A, IV. LEE NEWSPAPER Issued Every Week Day by the ""SON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 121-123 East Elate Street . . Telephone No. 3800 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1939 btLOW DAILY SCRAP BOOK Enterefl ss sscona-class matte/ April 17, 1530. at the post' Office at Masca City, Iowa, under the act of March 3. 1879. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS--Th« AMOdMed Presi lj exdlislvely entitled to the use ror publication ot all n«w dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited In thll paper and also the local news published herein. FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE BY UNITED FBESS. MEMBER, IOWA DAILY PRESS ASSOCIATION, with Des Molnej news and business offices at 4M Shops Building. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason City and Clear'Lake. Mason City and deal Lake. by th« year $10.00 by the week i .20 OUTSIDE MASON CITS AND CLEAK LAKE AND WITHIN 100 JULES OF MASON CITY Per year by carrier ...,S 7.00 By mall 6 montlu t S.75 Per week by carrier...S .15 By mall 3 monlhj » 1.50 Per year by mail s 5.00 By mall 1 month S JO OUTSIDE !00 MILE ZONE IN IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per year...t6.00 Six months . .53.25 Three month!...*1.75 IN All, STATES OTHER THAN IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per yr.. .ta.OO 6 months. .S4.50 3 months.,S2.50 1 month..81.00 America's Gold Piles Up TN THE hurly-burly of Hitler conquests on the A continent, America has suddenly become the only secure haven lor foreign, funds and securi- ._ ties. Gold has been pouring Into New York from ' Europe at an alarming rate lately. Gold bullion is piling up in England faster than normal transatlantic shipping facilities or insurance premiums can handle it. Steamers bound for New York are carrying all the gold permissible under existing insurance rates, and still- the flood of foreign funds has not diminished. The V. S. liner Manhattan left England a few days ago with $56,160,000 in gold--far in excess of its normal limit. The inflow of gold in recent weeks has been the heaviest since the pre-Munich crisis, and in the week ended'Wednesday a total of $92,000,000 in. gold was added to this country's stacks. The "urgent" shipments of gold to America from England, France, and other European countries gladly paid excess insurance premiums to find safety in America. As the war tension increases in Europe and Hitler confiscations continue, more and more European, money is drifting into New York. Little of it is going into American investment channels, which is a good thing, but a very great deal of it is going into safety deposit vaults. International gold has no home. It goes from continent to continent as security is threatened. For the time being America is the only neutral refuge for the world's gold--and at present a profitable one. The time is rapidly approaching, however, when Washington will have to worry about the billions in foreign gold which is buried in our vaults or being slowly injected in American securities. If America's isolation were ever threatened by invasion, this foreign gold would pull out over night, leaving financial panic in its wake. * * * Warning fo Free People "MAZI greed for gold as a supporting aid for their *·* huge rearmament plans based on a desire for military supremacy has caused the appropriation by Adolf Hitler and his associates of the $90,000,000 that the thrifty citizens of the republic of Czecho-Slovak!a had saved_as a reserve during .the days that Gzecho-Slovakia was an independent nation. . . · Instead of being citizens of a country in which there is an economical rule and an effort made to carry out democratic ideas, the citizens of a large part of the territory which until the Munich agreement was known as Czecho-Slovakia are now but pawns at the mercy of a heartless dictator. Their savings will be added to the millions that Hitler has robbed from persecuted Jews for the rebuilding of the German army. The workers in Czecho-Slovakia will also be reduced to the starvation wages now paid in Germany in order that the Hitler program for a large army and navy can be forwarded. The Czecho-Slovakians can be added to the list of those now suffering under the decrees of the German czar. We wonder how much more of Europe is to come Bunder the heel of the German absolutist who seems daily reaching out for more power and the adding of more territory to his domination. The fate of Czecho-Slovakia stands as a warning hand to the world of the ruthlessness- of despotism, "Park-As-You-Pl*ease" Fails Tf OSTORIA, Ohio, which has had a four-day ex- A posure to a "park-as-you-please" ordinance now agrees unanimously that it just won't work. ' The "honor" system of parking produced only helter-skelter parking and chaos for this little Ohio community which decided to experiment with no parking regulations to assist trade. The resulting confusion in the first four days prompted Fostoria to go back to regular city parking regulations and be glad of them. In the few days that parking regulations were removed automobiles were parked at every conceivable angle--single, double and triple--and there was a traffic tangle which Fostoria will not soon forget. Some cars parked at an angle, some parked parallel, and others hogged as much room as three cars would occupy. Instead of making it easier for out-of-town customers to do business in Fostoria, it drove business away. Even in so personal a matter as parking, there must be rules and regulations or anarchy results. We live by laws, not whims. Parking laws are not always agreeable, but they are infinitely better than no parking laws at all. It took Fostoria, 'Ohio, only a few days to discover this. * * * Why Spoil This Young Hero? 00 REFRESHING was the .comment which 17 year old Tilson Cox offered after he had fired the shot which terminated the bloody career of Earl Durand in Wyoming's spectacular man hunt _ "I felt sick," the lad told newspapermen when interviewed a short time after Durand fell wounded at the entrance to the First National Bank of Powell when a bullet from Cox's rifle struck him m the chest That was a normal and natural reaction. _ Durand was, a conscienceless, cold-blooded criminal but the thought of taking human life in itself arouses a revulsion^-evcn while realizing there was no choice. That what he had done was a public service. Nevertheless, that reaction voiced by young Cox made people who have never seen him and do not know him only respect and admire him the more. As a youngster of 17 he is going to pass through a strange experience. Immediately he was slated for a radio appearance in New York City And there will be others, and he will be held up as a puouc idol. The wish will not be suppressed that he might he left alone and the thought to which he gave ? atur j? 1 . e ?P«Ki°n within a few minutes after he brought down Durand be left undisturbed. Just about every important new dealer voted out of a job by the electorate last November has now been placed in one by the white house. * # * Democratic editors of Iowa are under severe temptation to make comment on the fact that George Wilson's birthday falls on April 1. * * * A sequel to that old " which x came first, the hen or the egg?" gag is supplied by the moustaches of Charlie Chaplin and Adolf Hitler. * * * , College girls down at the University of Omaha have called a new dance the WPA because of its lack of motion. * * *. It would be a mistake to judge by the actions of those bundsmen all Americans of German ancestry. * * * Familiar Falsehoods: You can be just as safe at 75 miles an hour as at 5fl miles an hour. * » » Diplomatic "appeasement" expressed in simpler words means: "Always give in." ; * * t Lost: One small country. Used to answer to the name of Czecho-Slovakia. » * * Hitler takes rank as the greatest international gangster since Napoleon. PROS and CONS Some Interesting Viewpoints Gleaned From Our Exchanges Marches Termed "Useless" Wisconsin State Journal: Barbers, beauty parlor owners, and other businessmen in activities now subject to the code law expiring April 1 were wise in abandoning a proposed march on Madison to impress their desires on the legislature for the enactment of a law continuing the codes. Marches on Madison do not aid any measure they are organized to support. Far more is accomplished by having representatives of people interested in legislation appear before the legislative committees in support or opposition to bills on which marches are proposed. The marches have the ring of attempting to force the legislature into action through mass strength. This is not a lever that should be effective IP. law making. The right of petition is of course constitutional and the marchers can say they are but exercising that right. They can, however, express their ideas to the legislature fully as well through the signing of petitions' for presentation to the senate and assembly. · Marches on Madison not only irk the legislative members by bringing about a feeling that they are being coerced but also entail an expense on many of a trip to Madison that they cannot afford and which is really useless. The legislators know fairly well the feeling of their communities on most pending measures They are not likely to be awed by demonstrations staged only for the purpose of dramatizing the desires of the marchers. Otha to Get His Reward Cherokee Times: Washington gossip has picked the reward that is to be given former Congressman Otha D. Wearm for his efforts to purge Guy M Gillette out of the senate. Gossip says that Wearin is in line for appointment to a vacancy of the communications commission. If this comes to pass the president will have rewarded every one of his purge troops excepting one and plans are under way for the appointment of that last one to a good paying public job. The public treasury- is paying a lot of political debts to small politicians. Unity in a Community Ackley World-Journal: Unity of action on the part of. businessmen, commercial organizations and clubs, is at all times commendable Every community should make earnest, constant effort to improve business, social and other conditions. No community newspaper, no matter how energetic, can do it successfully and alone; there must be unity of effort and willingness, on the part of all to 'invest." There is selfishness in communities; the north side sometimes works against the south side-- neither side scores. Unity of action produces good results. "Pnblic-Be-Damnefl" Policy Is Short Sighted Forest City Summit: Residents ot St Louis were recently threatened by a strike at the city's waterworks, over a "jurisdlctional" dispute between, two labor unions. The citizens of Portland Ore., were greatly inconvenienced by delay in repairs to one of the city's main bridges for the same reason. If labor leaders were smart, they would not continue this "public-be-damned" poi- Old Guard Republican Defined Sioux City Tribune: An old guard republican is a person who still has to realize that parties win and retain offices on the basis of merit. You Never Can Tell Marshalltown Times-Republican: Worrying over crises is like worrying over crops. You never can tell how crops or crises will turn out Another National Hero Named Dewey Manly Signal: The New York district attorney n'LT ?, ^ a l rly c ? e way *° bec °ming the second national hero by the name of Dewey. Bniledee's Elevation (o the Bench Sioux City Journal: The selection 5s an excellent one, as all lowans realize, and its political significance cannot be discounted. MAIL BAG i Interesting Letters Up to 250 Words Are Welcome SMILES-- QUNKERTON--"It's so good of you, Doctor, to ' ·I!?*? come this far to see m y husband." Not at all, madame, not at all. I have a patient next door, and I thought I'd kill two birds with one Eione. --Classmate. A young preacher was having his first funeral sermon. Trying to be comforting, he said "The shell is still here but the nut is gone " Auctioneer, "What am I offered'for this beau- Uful bust of Robert Burns?" Man in crowd, "That ain't Burns, that's Shakes- Auctioneer, "Well, folks, the joke's on me. That shows what I know about the Bible."--Classmate - Billy Sunday was noted for his slang. ' Once he said, David took his sling and hit Goliath on the bfock off"' between Ws Ughts ' and knocked hi* Customs Agent: "What have you to declare?" American Tourist: {Returning from Europe) "I declare that I am glad to get back."--Pathfinder Father: "Johnny, what is this '60' on your report card?" · Johnny: "I-I-th-think that's the temperature of the schoolroom."' Here and there, geography is taught in the old style. Asked "What is Australia bounded by?" a Montreal child said: "Kangaroos."--Detroit News. An old woman said, "I'm so glad for that verse of Scripture, which says Grin and Bare It." THE REV. W. M. ZIMMERMAN MEDIEVAL MEH -rtE. AVERAGE By Scott EYE MOPER.K ME.N-- ONLY SMA.U.E.R- NEVER MORE.-TSA.U A Fbof-fAJLLj AMt oKLy -TWO 8t i-tAVE?, WHICH ft KEEPS A.U. l5 J_lPt -- 5MALLES-T In Defense of Bees i ONLV ONE-FOUR-rtt HORSLPOWER. RUNS 4 MJLtS AH H O U R . -- RAXPK PICKA.RD, HAW"TrtoftNE,SA.U*o.HlA BUJL-T K, AMD HOLDS re m A. CIRCULAR. aj -TRACK ay / - REMEMBER? From Globe-Gazette Fifes THIRTY YEARS AGO-The city levy of Mason City is as follows: For the corporation fund, 10 mills; lor'the library- fund, 2 mills; for the bond fund, 2 mills; for the street grading fund, 3 mills; for the fire fund, 1 mill; for the lighting fund, 3}i mills; for the water fund, 2% mills; for improvement funds, 3 mills, and for sinking fund, 1 mill, making a total levy of 28 mills. J. C. Williams and Tod Hansom returned -this morning from Ruthven where they spent the past two days. They brought with them 70 ducks which they had bagged during their hunting trip. Dean Glanville got three or lour last night at Clear Lake. W. H. Briar arrived in the city last evening from Dakota where he has been the past year. Mr. Briar says he is planning to return to Mason City and will move his family here as soon as a residence can be procured. W. E. Brice, wife and daughter returned home Saturday from a few weeks out of the city. Mrs. Brice and daughter were in Chicago and Mr. Brice was in St. Louis. TWENTY YEARS AGO--. Thirty-five grammar pupils who complete their grade school work and enter high in April spent a joyous evening together Thursday at the school building with the teachers as guests. Those completing the work are: Forrest Burrell, Richard Children, Joseph Colby, Tom Daly, William Fisher, Sam Garfin, Leo Golien, Claude Homrig, Milton Honsey, Lawrence Lysne, WiUard Miller, James Odle, Keith Parker, LaVerne Schweiger, Earl Stewart, Veraon StiUweU, Vern Tlmms, Er- vm Urdangen, Margaret Barney, Stephanie Biel. Ruth Briar, Velma Chladek, Margaret Collen, Dorothy Collen, Nellie Cordt, Aberdean Fisher, Bertha Johnson, Blanche Kessey, Wilma Kuhl, .Marie Manusos, Hazel Potter, Martha Tanner, Jacqueline Temple, Bemice Tolson, and Leota Witwer. , Dr. and Mrs. V. A. Farrell and Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Pauley entertained Thursday evening at the Farrell home the doctors and dentists and their office girls who are associated together in the M. B. A. building. TEN YEARS AGO-- M. J. Lyons, 604 North Federal avenue, arrived Thursday morning from Los Angeles, Cal., where he has been spending the past seven weeks visiting friends. G. M. Woodruff drove to Waterloo Friday afternoon where he will meet his son, George Woodruff, a student at the state university. George Hill also a student at tj.e university and Charles and Bob Viereck will return with the party Miss Pearl Woldman, 914 North Adams avenue, has left for New York City where she will attend the wedding of her sister, Sarah, who will be married next Sunday to Mose Richer, an accountant. Miss Woldman will also visit friends in Philadelphia and Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller entertained the members of the Kill Kare club at their home Wednesday evening. The Millers reside at 1112' Twelfth street northeast. Poets Everywhere By Lou Mollory Luke of Hampton TUTARY CAROLINE DAVIES is the writer of to- -*«- day's poem. She went to school in Oregon and to college in California and at New York university. She is the author ot several books of poetry. PEACE When all the -war is made and done, And in our town I stand once more, From other homes I'll seek out one And knock upon its door. And I will wait there patiently Until I hear your step, and then As the worn door swings back, ynML ge« Your face look out again. And that is all peace means to me-Some day to walk up past the store, And past the corner chestnut tree, And knock upon your door. --Reprint Thoughts Worth Remembering-- "Government can compel compliano*. but never co-operation."--Gerard Swopa^ GOOD HEALTH By Logan Clendening, M. D. PATIENT DESCRIBES EYE OPERATION pOR most of us, fortunately, the idea of having *· a surgical operation on the eyes is something we never have to face. Yet, there are thousands this very minute to whom it is a reality, something they must experience today, tomorrow or next week. ' For them there is a message of comfort in the actual experience of a man who went through the experience and found it not unendurable in these days of modern surgery and modern anaesthesia. It is all summed up in a little autobiographical article called When Shadows Fall in the Sight Saving Review, published by the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, New York: City. ' · . , . . , · It Just couldn't happen to him; there had never been any eye trouble' in his family let rii.^j. · alone blindness--that was the Clendening first react ion. Yet, there it was --his vision was getting weaker and weaker. First he thought he had overused his eyes, so he eased off in his reading and writing. But still the eyes.were .not right. He tried a stronger bulb for the light fixture in his room. He dreaded the dark streets as winter came on and stairways became a nightmare. Finally, after delays and self-encouraging explanations that all he needed was a little rest, he went to the specialist who had been recommended to him. After getting his history, then putting him through some simple tests, such as asking him to guess how many fingers the doctor held up, the latter said quietly, "You know what it is, probably," and confirmed the suspicion that it was a cataract. , So an operation was necessary and this is how it felt: "I climbed into the immaculate high raised bed. The anesthetic drops were spreading over the eyeball, producing a slightly dizzy feeling which soon wore off. Some further drops were given, and then, wrapped in a bathrobe, I was trundled out to the elevator and taken to the operating room. The assisting surgeon skilfully washed my face and eyelids with a sponge and soap. "And now, after a warning that a 'little inconvenience' would be felt, the eyelids, upper and lower, were punctured and some solution of cocaine was used quite extensively, so that the power to open or shut the eye was temporarly lost. 'No matter what you feel, don't wink or squeeze your eye,' said the surgeon. 'If you want to hold on to anything, grab the sides of the operating table.' And then I encountered the most peculiar sensation I have ever experienced. I knew and, indeed, felt the knives and needles cutting and entering the eyeball; I could feel the sharp edges or points, and yet there was no actual pain. It was as if it were all being done on someone else and I were looking on. The feel of the edges or points was just that sympathetic, imaginary sensation one has when viewing some such scene. Then I was told to relax, as it was over. After being wrapped in a blanket I was carried on a stretcher down to the elevator and then to my room. I do not believe I slept an hour the night through. After the second day the mask was taken off. "On the tenth day of my hospital visit I started home, realizing that I should have sight and comparative normality in a short time." MEADOW MELODIES By Ray Murray of Buffalo Center THINGS OF WORTH I stopped to do a kindly deed To help a troubled friend, I set him on his feet once more With aid that I could lend. i R cost me much in cash and toTL I sacrificed a bit But when I heard his eager thanks I felt repaid for it Yet other things I may have done Which cost me dollars many. Have satisfied some selfish whim But helped me not one penny. In fact, I've found the things In Life Which bring me most content Are not things done for my own ffaln But help to othea lent. IHRlS have on three occasions ^SSpP- read misinformation in rev= " gard to bees in the Globe- Gazette, writes T. J. Taylor, 328 Twenty-ninth street southwest. '·Twice I have refrained from correcting them." But the third error seems to have been too much of a strain on Mr. Taylor. He proceeded to give his attention to the statement that the average colony contains 15,003 bees. "The number," he insists, "depends on the time of year. In the early spring this might be a fair estimate, but if a beekeeper depended on a colony of this strength making him. a crop he would get very little honey, as a good colony, during a honey flow, should contain at least 20,000 bees." Another s t a t e m e n t which aroused Mr. Taylor was that artificial pollen was good for bees, in early spring. "Various forms of artificial pollen," he states, "have been tried, and found wanting. I will prove this to any interested party. "But what has me all wrought up is the claim, in the- Globe- Gazette o_f March 23 that bees are pests. This is not so. They may be pests to a florist, but to a beekeeper they are the same as the dairyman's cows and I have never heard cows called pests." *--o-Tribune Caves In st haven't the nerve to i say: "I told you so!" even though that would be the truth. I knew from experience that the editors couldn't go on stomaching the system of uniform misspelling worked out for them by their eminent scholar, James O'Donnell Bennett. I remembered the blood that was sweat around this office during a period of trial of simplified spelling. It'came to an end when in a 120 point bannerline--that's our biggest type--the word "bought" was reduced to "bot." That was too much--much too much. This week the Tribune--in sackcloth and ashes--announces that after five years it will go back to conventional spelling. The editorial announcement, headed "Lacky Pass the Hemloc," worked in just about every one of the paper's simplified forms. "We stood pat for five years," the editorial concluded, "but now we cannot overlook the obvious fact that everybody except us continues to write heifer and leather and that goes for those who applauded us as well as those who cursed the innovations. "And so we're through. Beginning tomorrow we revert to the standard spellings of the eighty words in Mr. Bennett's list. We expect a good deal of lether-lunged laughter in .our pailiwic, hut we've got an intern in the house and we OBSERVING can take it. What's more, we can take tt with tranquility." Here is a list of the spellings which Sre, to use the Tribune'* words, "headed for the herse:" Advertisment, agast, aile, ameba analog, apolog, aquilin, bagatel. bailif, bailiwic, bazar, burocracy burocratic, canceled, catalog, con- troled, controler, cotilion, criscross erum, crystalize, decslog, definitly demagog, derth, dialog, distaf. Distraut, doctrin, drouth, eclog, etiquet, extoled, fantom, fulfilment' gaily, genuinly, glamor, hammoc hat-ken, harth, hassoc, hefer, hem- loc, herse, hocky, hummoc. Hand, mdefinitly, instalment, intern, jaz jocky. Lacker, Jacky, lacrimal, lether, leven, missil, monolog, patroled pedagog, plalntif, prolog, pully quil, reherse, rifraf, rime, sherif, skilful, staf, subpena, tarif, ton- silitis, trafic, tranquiUty, warant yem. · 4 --o-Drinking and Driving note with interest that th» licenses of 2,300 motorists in the state of Washington have been revoked lor drunken driving since 1937, when such revocation b e c a m e mandatory under the law. This total is 300 more than in the previous two years, when revocation wa* optional with the court. No actual increase necessarily occurred in drunken driving, according to the state director of licenses, but there was "better law enforcement and better cooperation on the part of the polict courts." Many Washington cities are also passing stringent local ordinances on the subject. Washington is one of 37 states which make suspension or revocation of driving licenses mandatory on the first conviction of drunkenness while driving. Among others are Arizona, Connecticut Massachusetts, New'Jersey, New York and Mississippi. To THE THHEE RE-ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE MASON CITY COUNCIL--for a very definite vote of confidence received at the polls Monday. I£ x there had been anything very wrong with the type of public service performed by these councilmen it would have been reflected in the returns. And it's a compliment to the defeated candidates that the campaign was held to a High standard. It did not degenerate into a battle of personalities. That same sportsmanship is going : to' place everybody back of those who' proved that they are the majority*!) choice There has been no h«It In our community's forward march. ANSWERS to QUESTIONS By Frederic J. Haikin 'ornfi"on n B"'ej" 'rr*" ine!l " 1 " "' " cl wrl1 ' "" "Muon CI1 T Olo6«-G««rtt» In- Did Benjamin Franklin bequeath a fun fl to Philadelphia and Boston? W. H. Franklin, by his will dated June 23, 1789, bequeathed to the cities ol Boston and Philadelphia alike the sum of 1,000 pounds sterling, "to be let out upon interest at 5 per cent per annum to such young married artificers, under the age of 25 years (later extended by the court to 35 years) as have served an apprenticeship in the said town, and faithfully fulfilled the duties required in their indentures." The Fund was to run for 100 years, at which time Mr. Franklin believed it would amount to 131,000 pounds. He directed that 31,000 pounds should be continued to be let out at interest for another 100 years, and that 100,000 pounds should be "laid out in public works, fortifications, bridges, aqueducts, public buildings, baths, etc., or whatever may make living in the town more convenient to its people and render it more agreeable to strangers resorting thither for health or a temporary residence." How old is Tony Galento? H, SI. ,He is 29. Give the number ot motion pic- lure companies in the U. S. and the number of pictures they produce. T. F. There are over 200 firms engaged in the production of motion pictures in the U. S. These companies produce an average of 800 feature films and 1,000 short subject films a year. Ninety per cent of the motion pictures produced are made in Hollywood, Cat, and the remaining 10 per cent are produced in New York. Who authorized the number of stars in the flag? J. C. The Congressional Act of June 14, 1777, provided that the Union be 33 stars in a blue field representing a new constellation, thus signalizing to mankind the birth of the first nation on earth dedicated to personal and religious . liberty. What arc younp turkeys called? I,. B. Until the sex can be distinguished, the young of domestic turkeys are called "poults."' Thereafter, up to one year of age, young birds are called cockerels and pullets. Birds over one year old are called toms and hens.. How many bowling alleys in the U. S.? G. G. There are 70,000. List some of the best shows now runninir in New York. E. J. "Abe Lincoln in Illinois." "Oscar Wilde," "Outward Bound." "Mamba's Daushters," "The American Way," "The White Steed," "Kiss the Boys Goodbye," "Tobacco Road," "The Little Foxes." Among the best musical shows are: "Leave It to Me!" "The Boys From. Syracuse," ·^HeHzaporjpiny "Knlcker- bocker Holiday," "Set'to Music" "Pins and Needles," and "Stan in Your Eyes." ·Who owns the most up-to-date and well-equipped trailer? J. B. One of the finest trailers is owned by Myron Zobel of Greenwich, Conn. It is air-conditioned · steam-heated and paneled in satinwood and aspen. The unit used by Mr. Zobel as a combination home and office is 42 feet long and eight feet wide; the trailer alone is 31 feet long. There are sleeping accommodations for six persons and lounging room for 10. How much is spent on broadcasting in England and what Income is derived from radio? Jf. T In 1938 a total ot $8,892,780 was spent on programs.. The British Broadcasting corporation's net income is listed at ? 17,8 6 0239 for last year. A $2.50 license fee is collected from the 9,000,000 »et owners to support broadcasting. Is Elsie Janis still on the stage? K. H. She is apearing in Frank Fay's vaudeville at the 44th Street theater in New York City. FUN FOR ALL- ALL FOR FUN If a goose weighs ten pounds and half its own weight, what is the weight of the goose? A hare and a tortoise have a recess. The hare gives the tortoise 100 yards start and runs ten times as fast How soon will he overtake the tortoise? Can you set down four nines so as to make 100? Our new booklet, "Puzzles, Trucks and Magic 1 ' contains the solution to these problems as well as to numerous other catchy problems in mathematics, word puzzles, enigmas, paper and continuous line puzzle*, and simple magic that everyone can do. This little publication win afford amusement for all. You'll like it. Ten cents postpaid. --USE THIS COUPON-The Globe-Gazette, Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington, D. C. I inclose herewith 10 cent* in coin (carefully wrapped in paper) for a copy of the new booklet, "PUZZLES, AND MAGIC." Name Street or Rural Route City Stata ~ MM .(MaJt to .Washington,

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