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March 29, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1939 ROOM AND B O A R P B y g E N E AHERN I VWO.V tIS A. BIT TO TW_i*, A-^OUT SUIAFAE.B. W-CtTIOKlSi BUT t HKVE A. GUW4D PLCxX! Ha V/W1CH VOU V L.DS Cfc4 NOVJ ftcco;.\ft\onD.-nOMS cou V6.Cfc.TlON AMD TW EXPE.NSS W11.U E= , AU~^KU.V» BE. PREPARED fOK 6. SKOCKr-- MOT OV£R £ IS PE.P, LtST YEAH YOU G TO t US On a. BO6.T CRUISE WADE PLANS TO GT BQ6.P.O TOUR , -- - - SO WVAt*T IS IT THIST1IAEFCW ,~A HIWNS FOR RESULTS -- TRY A G-G WANT AD Facts About Cane Sugar Last month we had a story whtcl told something about cane sugar but it was mostly about its pas history. Today, as part o£ our series on sweets, I wish to take up other important facts. The world uses more cane sugai than all other kinds combined Last year the crop was estimatec at more than 20,000,000 tons This estimate compares with abou: 12,000,000 tons of beet sugar which is the only great rival ol cane sugar. sugar cane These figures mean an average of about 30 pounds of cane or beet sugar for each man, woman and child. That is a world average, but the amount per person is not the same in all countries. The people of the United States are large sugar-eaters. They "eat their own weight" in sugar each year, even more, than their- own weight. The average use of sugar is about 100 pounds per person Men and women usually weigh more than that, but children average a great deal less. Cuba leads the world as a producer of white cane sugar. A late yearly report gave a yield of more than 3,000,000 tons as the yield for Cuba's crop. India led all nations in its output of brown sugar Java, Formosa, the Philippine islands. Brazil, Hawaii and Puerto Hico also had large crops of cane sugar. When sugar cane is brought to the mill, the juice is taken from it. At first the juice is grayish or green in color, but it is clearec up with the help of chemicals chiefly sulphur dioxide and lime The juice is run through fillers to take out bits of mud. In past times, it was the common custom to boil the cane juice in open kettles. This plan still is followed, but many modern mills use "vacuum pans." Steam pipes heat the syrup, and it boils when it is not nearly so hot as when placed in open kettles. A mixing machine with fast- turning paddles stirs the syrup and there is more boiling before it becomes molasses. Further work joes on. and at last the molasses is turned into sugar. Brown sugar is obtained from Jie molasses, and a fair amounl of it is placed on the market and sold. Usually, however, the brown sugar is boiled again and refined until it is white. Most of what we buy is "granulated," that is it comes in tiny grains. The grains can be broken down into a powder, and in that case we have powdered sugar. (For General Interest section of your scrapbook). If you wish a copy of "True Adventure Stories," you may secure t by addressing a request to me in care of this newspaper. Enclose a self-addressed, 3c stamped, return CONVICT^ DAUGHTER By RUTH RAY KANE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE envelope. Tomorrow: Sugar Beets, (Copyrifht isau. P u bl|,h crs It Wi» Pay You to Use the G-G Classified Ads DAILY CROSSWORD PUZZLE CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT When Lona hurried into the hospital, frightened by the sight of a police car parked outside the entrance, she found Jim's door open for the first time since he had been hurt. Through it the bed tight gleamed cheerily and beside Jim, leaning over the bed to talk to him, was a neat figure in the wue of a policeman's uniform. Another policeman stood, cap in hand, just inside the circle of hght, and Lena's hand went to her moutli, stifling the cry that almost forced itself through her lips. It had come, then. She had been ngnt about Clark Martin she thought, in a swift flash of con- .ntion. He had been only leading ier on, pretending to sympathize, straightening her shoulder* she marched resolutely into the room Voiding to do now but face things' ?or Jim's sake she'd face them bravely, she promised, and ther. she shrank back as Jim suddenly smiled up at her from the bed- he first real, smile she had seen _rom him in all these dreadful "My wife," Jim told the police- nen, proudly, and Lona felt herself bowing, her lips too stiff to "They've been asking about the accident," Jim sa i d to her then 'Its all a bit hazy to me. Maybe ·ou could tell them more about yhat really happened. You were here and saw it all." He hesitated and Lona swallowed trying to speak. '. "You mean j'ou're investigating.' she managed to say, trying to appear calm. Perhaps, after oil ... : routine matter, Mrs. t ,, u D · , Ul ° P°uceman assured her. Perhaps Jt would be better if you could stop in at the station soon. Tomorrow, say! We'd like your story." He made a polite motion to retire. "I'm afraid we've rather tired your husband here But you see, this bridge being a city project, we must check up" «e was faintly apologetic, and Lona wondered if her face was too white, her eyes too set. "I'll come in tomorrow first thing, she promised, gladly. 'T m sure I'll be pleased to tell vou anything I know that will help/' 'That will be fine. At 10 totr.jr- row, then. And we won't bother the patient here any more. Goodbv and good luck!" He directed this last to Jim as he donned his blue cap and nodded to his companion that he was ready to leave. Lona listened, motionless, until their footsteps had died awav down the corridor. Then she fluna herself suddenly into Jim's arms 3-2? ACROSS I--Flowers 29--Province In II--Wheedle Ecuador 12--Face of a ^2--Fate timepiece ie £""" 13-Abide uS 15-- Provided 3S--Female ,, that hares "-Fabrication 39-Gardcn tool 18--Conjunc- 40--Alcoholic tion 19--A hollow roar 21--French article 22--The (old form) 24--Carriage 26--A stone 27--paid notice 37--Genus of fence beverage 42-- Papa 43-- Make thrusts with a stick ·SI-- Delay (Civil Law) 16 -- Den of a wild beast ·JS -- Tenacious 2S--Aeria maneuver 30--Sheltered corner 31--Bite impatiently, as a horse on a bit S3--Repasts 35--To £iv-e food to the lily family 39--\vind instrument 11--Make a mistake 13--Article of food 15--Like 17--Near Answer to previout puzzle. 12--Bitter 3--Decay 4--No t (Scotch) 5--Proverb 6--A unit of germ- plasm ~--Petroleum DOWN i 9 -- Smooth glossy 10--Influence 14--Again 16--Frustrate 20--Humble 23--Lump of earth S--Horny plate 25--Negative .on finger '.reply . I5J5. Kue Fcuuu SiJiuic, loc. as he lay on the bed. "I was so afraid," she confessed brokenly. "I thought they "had come for you. I was so afraid Jim! So--afraid . . ." Sobs choked her, then, and she broke off. Unmindful of his condition and the resolves she had made not to distress him until he was stronger, she clung to him convulsively "1 thought they had come for you, Jim," she insisted again. For a long moment he held her silently, the feel of his arms comforting her, stilling her fears. "So you--know, then," he said, in a dead-sounding voice that brought her back to realization of what she was doing to him. "Yes, I know. Jim," she said, gently. "You talked when you were sick, you know. And I would have known, anyhow." Swiftly she i outlined to him what had hap- I pened, and his tense face tightened still more. For a long minute. when she had finished, he did not speak. Then the hopelessness in , his voice cut her like a knife. ' "It's run again, then," he asserted, bitterly. "Light out and leave everything behind. And it will lever be different! There'll always Je a--a detective somewhere. I shouldn't have married vou, girl' I was a fool! I thought "maybe-with you. I knew better, too. I wish I'd never have seen you--" "Jim, please--" "How can you forgive me? Dragging you into a mess like this. ·\fter all you'd been through al- ·eady . . . I shouldn't have done t. girl. I knew it all the time. But vou were so--so little and so help- , ess. and I--I couldn't help loving i ·o\i! I'm sorry, girl."' i "Jim. please don't talk like that. I I love you. Jim! I don't core what ! you've done. : "We've got to--quit, girl/' His i voice wr.s so low now. she had to ! bend over to hear it. There were tears in his eyes -- brown Tinv eyes. "I can't drag you through , things like this again and aguin. You've made friends here in : Brighton. You must stay here. I ' l l j --fade out as soon as I'm able. In another week I'll be out of this damned coop. It'll be the best wav We've got to do it--" "Jim. you mean--you want to leave me, Jim?" "I've got to, girl. I can't lot you go on year after year--dodging, always wondering when the ax will fall, always suspicious of everj- new face. I had no right to marry you in the first place. I knew- it, but 1 thought maybe--" "Jim, I won't do it. I love you' Do ycu hear that? Where you go I'm going. I don't care where it is. I've got to be with you. I can't live without you, Jim. Don't you see?" Her voice broke and there was pleading in her eyes. GOING TO TEU, HIM HERE TO R4RR NSUCT HIM |! y NO! TSMB oio«Y/Ot-i.MO* NosiR 1 . IP ewe's THAT ElTUSn.! VXH-lhic FORMDU -TO GO V1TO-V ME-tMWS FINE 1 . OUT X3P DOKJ'T CATCH ivie Fuviw«s i SB^T OliST UP TELl- ' Afciaesr ME roe THE possEfev WHY I WASNTNEAre HB2E WHEN SLIC£ NUMBER WASNr -- FAN MV 8f2OW. OH, NO: OPEM UP THAT SAXO PHONE CASE MISS NNETiS REAL NEPHEW -- AND siev V/AS A'PHOMV 'SOME Naive .' you've GOT SOMETHING LISTEN/ WHAT'S THAT NOISE/ 3 LOOK/vw ERE'SA _ .. SOMEWHERE/ GETTING 1 DEEPER.* WE'VE GOTTO FIND A W/W rrb NO LEAK/ IT'S A FLOOD/ RWHT AWAY/ HEY, BRICK / IT'S W1L BLUE.' I'D KNOW THW ttOUTH AND CHIN ANYWHERE ' AV/L BLUE/ WHY, HE'5 THE WORST SCOUNDREL TO EtACKEN THE NAME OF SCIENCE *-TMTM^ ITS BUTOTSGANB! THEY VE BEEN P01SON1N' OUKSTOCKAN'BURNIN' l'LLDOALLICA.N,6EhfTS, THAT'S ALL ANY MAN CAM DO. _ WE'RE TIRED OF ITi THiNSTO S AY IT AN' ANOTHER TO PROVE IT, BOYS. HEY, THEM'S MY BISCUITS; 'EM ALONE HEY. WHAT AILS YOU, REDSKIN ? OFPAYIN TKIBUTE TO BUTCH AND A GKOUP OF KfM COME rOSEE 7H£ TONTO HELPS HIMSELF TO OHE OF THE SISCum HEY/ WHAT DID YOU A1=A.M BY -WAT CRACK -r , DEAR THAT YOU SEEA) PRETTY AMXlOlJS TO TAKE OVER PATSY'S FINANCES/ WHY, YOU--.' v-wr PEOOP YOU THAT I'rfl J T *iME KID'S OLD MAN? i DID A BIT OF SLEUTHINe , BEFORE I LEFT fioiJTl-i AMcf?iCA -- THe _. /HOST INTERESTING( M O S T INTERESTIWG. T. CAME GOLb HAMOS.' HEY, YOU GUYS. 1 SNAP OUTA rr-/ oue CHANCE -TO RAID THE -STRONGROOM AN' MAKE A GETAWAY FROM 'HIS -SCOW- Y6AM Btir HOW'RE W£ GONWA 6fcT NOW'S OUZ CHAHCB -BUT WE GOTTA WORK FA5T- CWi'T LET A LrTTLE TH/NG LIKE THAT WDR YOU.' Jiyr FOLLOW ME-I OUR CHANCg TO po WHAT- mailer what happens. c n hear anything else. Promise me!'' -so "Girl! You're so sweet i brave! f--I love you . . ." His . voice seemed far away 'and she I ;l n s c suddenly remembered his weak- ness 'T±-nr^« ^ * '^ ^TM ^^^^I^S^^to^Cy K£ ^_arOuOn. riC IlOaQPn. in t r»r_ .11IT1. * *;VlP *;ai rl tlion Tvm^ninnTi* 1 ,.«.! r i . i i _ ± _ i r*i . . ness. "Hush, Jim.' Don't a couple ------ ' T- · 6UL "s "' inter- 1 Jim/ she said then, lh . rou .8 h an waltcd ' h c r think: of it any .more." she begged him Leave things to me. I'll make the ' I M^ 8 ' ^,9*.A 00 sma "- Nothing like in a And I this. We'll be strangers strange tow-n w e l l have to lav pieaaing in her eyes. 71 "' ,."""«» "-,""-· * ' ' TM " h e me w e l l have to lav low thU time lc :? irt -' H f.r, l5C 1 h C f h a i r "- rm^plaVnln^M^^tt ^.» -"He. No making frion'T" ' Icntly and tried to t u r n her face i to your m o t h e r in St Louies"oon : , l " Iove l{ ' Jlm: You're all the away from his. "You moke ii so ; as you're stron« ei ou-h to V-^ri i · n c n d T n e c d ' anyhow. Am- place, hard. Can't you sec it's because I '. the t r i p " " j ·""*' so it's with y o u -- " " S h e love you so much?" , ,. s . r . , . . . . _ ,, .. '='^«i him sudcirnlv "o,, his fore- , y er- meaningly, I self and think. She was driven ' TM »». j now. by an urgent need to ! get He smiled again, then, and the i the tickets for their departure ac- tension in his eyes relaxed. "You tually in her purse. There was a win. girl," he said, in his old play- finality to that, as if the thing f U l Vfticp- "I n n w h f In Kn cVirtf f^- 1 XVPro alro^rflT V*-*1F -In -- I-T- _ done. She liilS£sS i slilii-TM r-isss. r- alone. We'll slick together, Jim, no I tickets to Camdon. It's" right here j were head, and smiled. A brave", tea; - ': doi 'hat brought .... little curve to hi^ however, and the , k , .. *.-.^ uv _, .,v.»« v*v/n-. ,ane mx W i l l i s nand as no lav r\n ll^o .-ogging you mto this, but 11 kissed him good night when the bed. Jim looked almost hannv m t help myself. I'll make it up clock showed only a half after she ob^rvcd a n ' · Ila PPy n V M i ' / S T ??*· ' nCVCr , tho "8 nt ; f, ight ; a " d ' w e n t tiredly through ing to be satisfied, a lutle girl like you could be so 1 l!lc door. SW . 0 . C V ! She to »nd Clark Martin w a i t - ' He tinned his head in her shoul- i"g in t h e corridor an eager look \ r- r\-7t * 1 e crouched beside him. ' on his eood-naturcd face · -rv\ «-inion. foreman of a ' "' "I* iie-can I t-ilk lr ',i m -" i ., Tc: " s 1!mch al1t1 authority on is lie--can l lalk to mm. he i horses, savs a hm-cr. ,,»«j.. i_ - ."*' ^-**;iiiij£. n u t sne podded assent. Might as well have it all over with at once, she thought, as Martin strode into the room without answering the word of caution she added to her nod. She looked back to sec him shak- L n Jj TM-- h , an ? ? s hc ]ay on lhe almost happy, went on, try- To Be Continued) . and she stroked it. gently, her lips i g f o r 1 ? JS?

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