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ftPRIL 4 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE '5' 1931 LIKELY TO SET RECORD FOR MAIL BY PLANES Expectation Based on Large Figures for January Air Mileage. By RADFORD E. MOBLEY Staff Correspondent, WASHINGTON, April 4.--The year 1931 Is expected by the v post- office department to prove a record year in number of miles flown and mail carried by air mall planes, E. B. Wadsworth, department superintendent of the airmail service, stated here today after studying figures of the January receipts and service. This statement, which la particularly significant at this time because of the investigation being conducted at the department in relation to air mail costs and the preparation for extending some of the lines, was based upon the substantial Increase of the January airmail miles and receipts over the averages for the entire year of 1930. The Chicago-St. Paul, the Cleveland-Pittsburgh, the Chicago-San Francisco, and the New York-Los Angeles lines carried 183,484 pounds of mail in January, 1931, and flew 528,808 miles during the same month. The total number of miles flown by air mail planes thruout the country jumped to 1,770,406 from an average of 1,496,861 last year, while the amount of mail carried increased to 687,560 over last year's monthly average of 656,730 pounds. The average amount paid each month to carriers of air mail last year was 51,277.590, or 5222,085 less than that paid in January, department officials pointed out. The substantial increase revealed by the January reports from all phases of all lines operating in the air mail service justify the exten- sions.of old lines and the establishment of new lines scheduled- for this year,. Wadsworth said. In illustration, he said the department would extend the Cleveland-Pittsburgh line to Washington and the Cleveland- Nashville line to Texas-and several others within the next few months. MIDDIES' NEW BOSS STOP GROWING! FATHER URGES Miashipmen at the U. S. naval academy, Annapolis, Md., will salute Rear Admiral Thomas C. Hart, above, as their superintendent after May 1. He succeeds Rear Admiral Samuel S. Robinson.; Rear Admiral Hart was graduated from the academy in 1888 and has served as admiral in command of the U.. S. fleet and commander of the thirteenth naval district. lowan Named to Study Conditions in Europe IOWA CITY, April 4. (UP) -Prof. Sidney I/. Miller, director of the University of Iowa's business and research bureau, has been named as one of the nine American delegates to survey European economic conditions, next summer. The survey is to be sponsored by tho Carnegie endowment for internation- a l peace..' . . . . . . i . i t i ''·:··'·: Girl Changes Her Mind When Man Makes Love B, G, LAYMAN OF CLEAR LAKE DIES Man Who R e t i r e d From Farm 2 Months Ago Survived by Widow. CLEAR LAKE, April 4.--B C. Layman, retired farmer, died'at his home here on South Fourth street at 1 o'clock this afternoon. He had been in poor health for a month. He ia survived by his wife. Two months ago Mr. and Mrs. .Layman moved to Clear Lake from their farm. The^bocJy is now at the Ward funeral home. Funeral arrangements have not been made. Clear. Lake Globe*Gazette** HELEN HEND RICKS News Editor Residence Phone 212 OFFICE PHONE No. 239 USE DEWIGGINS Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 87 Mrs. Stenby Honored on Birth' Anniversary CLEAR LAKE, April 4.---A group of 25 women of the Bethlehem Lutheran church staged a surprise on Mrs. S. M. Stenby Friday afternoon at her home In observance -of her birthday. A luncheon was served and a purse presented besides a number of plants for Easter. Mrs. Stenby's sister, Mrs. Alvin Prest- holt, Chicago, and her daughter, Mrs. T. H. Stall, Rockwell, were the out of town persons present. GIVE OR TAKE? rpHE world is made of those ·^ who give and those who take. Which profits most--the givers or the gimmes? What would you do' if you were Mary? HEAD "Love, Preferred" By Edna Robb Webster Author of "Joretta" and "Dad'e Girl" Beginning Tuesday, April 7 in the Globe-Gazette By VIRGINIA LEE "DEAR VIRGINIA LEE: Due to early training and environment I'm not good at making friends. I've a few acquaintances of marriageable age. It's unfair for me to date them and take up their time as I cannot marry due to financial conditions. "Being human, I get lonely. Indeed, I think it's chronic. Anyhow, I require diversion, someone peppy and congenial to take to shows occasionally. Imagine my gratitude when Pat who is 10 years younger, knows and admits she's too young to marry for four or five years, and lives only three and one-half miles away. ' "She is very charming, attractive, pleasant and sweet without being to dern good looking. My feeble, friendly advances, encouraged at first, were later repulsed. Alarmed at the prospect of losing this com- .rade,s altogether, I . deliberately ·planned to make'*her love me, not by declaring my love, of which she doubtless was already aware. No, no, I just let the idea seep In. "BUT, and here's the rub. I hadn't calculatefi on a woman's inalienable privilege to change her mind. Despite the fact no mention was made of anything that could directly or undirectly be misconstrued as a proposal, this little lady plans marriage pronto. "As I stated before, marriage is OUT. I have too much affection for my unborn children ever to wish them the tragedy of becoming my heirs. FRIENDLESS AND CONSERVATIVE MODERN." Aren't you a bit too modest my dear boy, about your unborn children? Seems to me youngsters might have a worse fate than being the heirs of the man who wrote the above letter. Possibly you know best, however. I'd not wish a dad who I had no sense of humor on any child. I As to the girl, how can you say you are not good at making friends when you made this attractive youngster love you, without much effort? It wasn't a very moral thing to do, was it? It would have been much more honorable to have let her go even if it had meant loneliness for you once more. However, your hint in the confidential postscript may somewhat mitigate that judgment. It all goes to show that there are ever so many people who are just as sure as can be that "they are never going to marry," but change their minds suddenly when they fall Superior Judge Lester Roth of Los Angeles faced a knotty problem when he was asked to authorize the. stunting of Adolphe Roome, Jr.'s, growth to prevent him from becoming an ungainly giant. Adolphe Is 14 years old, weighs 235 pounds and is over six feet tall. His father doesn't want him to jrrow any more, but his mother doesn't care about that so long as her son remains healthy and bright. And Adolphe doesn't mind the prospect of becoming a giant. Photo shows Adolnho in court with Mrs. Fay Circle, his aunt, left, and his mother, Mrs. Helen Roome. Decision reserved. Change Hour of Mass. CLEAR LAKE, April 4.--The St. Patrick's Catholic church will hold morning mass at 9 o'clock Easter. Sunday instead of the usual hour of 10 o'clock. PLAN BASEBALL GAMES AT PARK F. J. Letgen Leases Bayside Ball Park for Eldora Diamond Men. CLEAR LAKE3, April 4.--J. J. Shea, who wll lagaln manage the Bayfclde amusement park during the summer, has recently signed a contract with P. J. Letgen, Eldora, for Sunday baseball games. Manager Letgen will rent the ball park and schedule games with prominent independent teams thruout Iowa. The Sldora team will play three nights a week in Eldora where night baseball has first taken- its stand this year. Players will be selected from Mr. Letgcn's acquaintance near Eldora. It is thot a large number of out of town persons will be drawn to Clear Lnke Sundays because of this attraction. MAKE THIS MODEL AT HOME GLOBE-GAZETTE 15 CENT PRACTICAL PATTERN PATTERN 2020 By ANNE ADAMS Just to prove that the woman with mature figure can be 03 smartly dressed as her slender sister, this model has been designed. The softening lingerie at neck and sleeve also covers undue avoirdupois. 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Address all mall and orders to Globe-Gazette Pattern Department, 243 West Seventeenth street, New York City. Club Holds Meeting. FREDERICKSBURG--The Horn.'. Study club met with Mrs. G. H. Rollins Thursday afternoon. The lesson on Iowa history was conducted by Mrs. Rollins. . SPECIAL AGENTS AFTER GANGLAND Government T h i n k s New York Racketeers Are Behind in Income Taxes. NEW YORK, April 4. (IP)-- The federal government had its first contingent of · special internal revenue agents at work today on the theory that It lost millions In income taxes last year from the $200,000,000 to $400,000,000 racket tribute, which the state crlma commission estimated is levied annually in Mew York city. More than 50 agents are expected to be in the city next week to mull over the material already produced by' the inquiry Into magistrates courts and to await what illegal incomes may be uncovered by the impending legislative investigation into tha city administration. That the federal drive to jail racketeers and grafters who failed to pay taxes upon their Illegal gains will cover, greater New York was Indicated when the federal district attorney at Brooklyn came Into the conferences being held by Manhattan government officials to map plans. Details of how the federal government will interweave its Investigation with the inquiries launched by the governor and legislature were undisclosed. The nature of the defense Mayor Walker ia to make to the charges filed against him by the city affairs committee was expected to bo revealed today when former Judge Daniel F. Cohalan speaks at a luncheon of the league for industrial democracy. Cohalan is expected to assist Walker's defense in collaboration with Samuel Untermyer. CLEAR LAKE, April 4.--Helen Twclvctrees in one. ol tho thrilling scenes of "MUlie," which opens Sunday afternoon at the Park theater. It Is the startling story of the right girl who'met the wrong men. The fiery-haired village girl marries it rich Ne«; Yorker for love and when it vanished she holds bitterness In her heart toward all men. She is supported by Lllyan Toshman, RoVnrt Ames, Joan Blondell, John Halliday and James Hall. Membership Campaign Is Planned by Civic League Social Functions at Lake 1 Are Resumed After Mrs. Cookman Named Head of Royal Club CLEAR LAKE, April 4. -- The members of the Royal club m e t . Thursday at the I. O. O. F. hall. Election of officers for the ensuing year was held. Mrs. F. G. Cookman was named president. Mrs. L. K. Callanan, vice-president, Mrs. Melvln Werle and Mrs. Elizabeth Harding, treasurer. and Mrs. H. D. Cole. Mr. Bailey will be associated with the Peoples 2020 WHY SUFFER F R O M PILES when our non-surgical method will cure you? We successfully treat itching, bleeding or protruding piles and all rectal diseases and their com' plications. With our Non-Surgical method there is no cutting, no danger, no lost time, no chloroform, no ether. Why delay when you can be cured so easily? We can refer you to many well-known men and women, farmers, business and professional men who have, been our patients. Private Diseases of Men and Women Successfully Treated Dr. COTHERN, specialist Office 11 l/i South Federal Ave., Over Kreoge'8 Dollar Store, 7 Mason City, Iowa Hours: 9 a. m. to 5 p. m.j Evenings of Wednesday and Saturday, 6:30 to 8:30. in love. It is never safe to try to make such a person love you, feeling secure in their protestations of celibacy. Your only fair course now is to tell Pat as gently as possible that you have no intention of marrying anyone, and tell her why. She's young and will probably get over her love affair. And for yourself, why don't you divide your attentions among several of your marriageable friends until such time as your finances improve ? MAC: Write to the girl, Mac, and see how she feels about matters by this time. She may miss you as much as you miss her. If not, you will have to make the best of It and try to find another girl friend. Harding Service to }je Monday Afternoon Punerol services for Leon H Harding, 35, route 4, who died Friday, will be held at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Alliance tabernacle with the Rev. Jewe' Pickett, pastor of the Baptist church j in charge. The body will lie in sttae at the Randall funeral home unti time of the service. BLAZE DAMAGES BEDDING A blaze damaged bedclothes a a mattress at the D. W. McAuley home, 1216 Georgia avenue south east, Friday evening. The fire which was almost out by the tlm the department arrived, was causec by smoking in bed, firemen said. Don't demand lower taxes with out saying just what public expend! I lures you want stopped.--Knox | ville Express. Minnesota Governor Signs Control Board Bill of Appropriation ST. PAUL, April 4. UP)--Gov. 'loyd B. Olson today authorized $11,553,3*3 for buildings, improve- nents and maintenance at 18 state nstitutions during the next biennium by signing the board of con- :rol bill, passed by both houses of the state legislature. Of the total appropriation ?1,053,250 will be available at once for building projects and $827,300 available July 1 o alleviate the unemployment situa- ilon. Students and Teachers Are Guests at Rockford ROCKFORD, April 4.--Some the students and teachers spending Easter vacations here are Rodger Crabtree and Alfred Mitchell, Iowa City; Ruth Dunkelberg and Florence Relneke, Cedar Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brlggs, Chicago; Vera BidtHck, Janesville; Eva Lane and Blanch Squier, Charles City; Elizabeth Young, Waterloo; Margaret Dunkelberg, Rock Falls; Alice Tippett, Bemidji, Minn.; Grace Tlppett, Joliet, HI. ' 00 At Stilson Meeting. STILSON, April 4.--Sixty persons were present to the Ladles Aid society meeting at Mra. L. Callf- aori's home. Guests from Britt were Mrs. W. McKee, Mrs. Fred Hunsley. Mrs. Charles Anderson, Mrs. George Koltoff and Mrs. Nettie Hanson Mrs. A. C. Miller was a guest from Corwith. Three-Year-Old Begins to Play With Children; Needs New Type Material By ALICE JUDSON PBALE. During his third year a distinct change occurs In the child's play. He is no longer interested merely In mechanical manipulation nor in the acquisition of new bodily skills. He begins to invent games of make- believe, he dramatizes a little. He pushes his train along the floor to the accompaniment of ap- proprlate sounds. He fondles his toy dog or his doll in a truly protective, affectionate manner, talking to them a to him. Until now he has enjoyed playing near other children, but he has not actually played with them. Now, however, he actually seeks them and a group of two or three three- year-olds may really play together for an hour or more. With this change in play interests, a need for new play materials arises. The three-year-old likes his nest of boxea, his pails and balls, his pull toys, his wagon as much as ever, but he needs something more. A good set of large floor blocks is absolutely necessary. Packing coses and grocery boxes out In the yard lend themselves especially well to his new games. Miniature housekeeping toys, tea party dishes, dolls and dolls' beds are needed. Trains and boats are really trains and boats to him now, and with them he Invents all sorts of games. At this stage it is as important as ever for adults to refrain from telling: the child how he should play. He is not to be told what to build with his blocks or how to build It. His housekeeping is not to be criticized for its topsy turvy arrangements. When father and mother are Invited to a tea party, they must accept their small son's hospitality as they find it without succumbing to the temptation of suggesting Improvements. Lenten Season. CLEAR LAKE, April 4.--The Clear Lake Country club offers a special feature all afternoon and evening Easter Sunday as Bobby Griggs and his recording 1 orchestra will furnish music and entertainment. With the closing of the Lenten season Saturday afternoon, W. A. Ames, manager of the club, took the first opportunity In scheduling a dance Saturday night with the Bobby Griggs band playing. Mr. and Mrs. H. Hushaw will entertain a group at their home Sunday at Easter supper. The Wa-Tan-Ye club members will be guests of Mrs. Lillian Overton Monday evening at her home. A dinner will be served at 6:30 o'clock after which the group will assist Mrs. Overton in making decorations for the tables at the state convention to be held here in May. Is P. E. O. Hostess. Mrrs. C. C. Palmeter will be hostess to members of the P. E. O., Tuesday afternoon nt her home on South Second street. Mrs. W. H. Rosemond will present the lesson on Irish poetry and drama. The Civic league will meet Tuesday afternoon at the I. O. O. F. hall with the membership committee In charge of the program. A reading rehearsal of the play "An- tlnques" will be presented by members of the AHrurian club in charge of Mrs. R. E. McFarlane. J. C. Mawhlnney will sing- a group of songs and Mrs. J. R. Tumbleson will give a piano solo. This will be an open meeting for all persons not already members of the organization. The new officers which will take their office at thla meeting will serve tea. Altrurinn Club to Meet. Altrurian club members will meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs. S. ICenndy, Jr., hostess. Assisting Mrs. Kennedy Is Mrs. Lyle Stunkard and Mrs. Anna Knutson. Mrs. Roy Petterson, Mrs. Max Olson, Mrs. R. B. Kennedy and Mrs. B. B. Bailey will serve on the entertainment committee. Mrs. D. H. Campbell will act as hostess to members of the Progress club Monday afternoon. Mrs. O. J. Rorem will give a review of the book "The Laughing Boy. Mrs. Harold Hushaw and Mrs. C. A. Pitsor Will entertain the D. B. L. members Wednesday at luncheon at the Hushaw' residence, East Main. Bridge will be the diversion of the afternoon. Gas and Electric company during the s\immer. Mrs. Jennie Kocncmnn and daughters, Bertha and Rcnalis, Rake, are visitors over Easter at the home of Miss Alice Koenemnn. They plan to return Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy McDonald, Warland, are expected to arrive today to visit at the home of Mra. C. J. Eddy and of Mr. and Mrs. Arleigh Eddy. Mrs. McDonald is a. sister of Arleigh Eddy. Mr. mill Mrs. C. Stevenson, son and daughter, Mason City, moved into the Log Cabin at Baysidc park Friday. They will be'employed by J. J. Shea at the park during the summer months. J. Warren Pattle Mnrshalltown Is expected to spend Easter at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pattie. He will be accompanied by friends from Marshalltown. W. B. Hamstreet and children arrived this morning from Minneapolis, to visit at the W. C. Bieber and Fred Linahon homes. Mr. Hamstreet ia a brother of Mrs. Bieber and Mra. Linahon. Albert Ertl returned Friday night from a three day Green Furnace dealers' convention at the Hotel Savory, Des Moines. Twenty-aix dealers from Iowa were in attendance. Round table discussions of heating problems, credit plans were held, while some of the factory men gave talks on advertising and sale- manship. Cyril Church left Friday for Cedar Falls where he will visit friends over the week r end. Miss Irene McGlnnis, Aurora, III., arrived Saturday morning for a visit at the Harry White, home, South Fourth street. Miss McGlnnis is a cousin of Mrs. Jane Griffith. Mrs. Fred Cedarholm, Huthvcn, returned to her home at Ruthven after visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. A. N. Anderson, Division street. Mrs. Elizabeth Bieber left this this morning for Aberdeen, S. Dak., 1930 Fishing Licenses Expired, Glanville Says CLEAR LAKE, April 4 -- Dean Glanville, game warden In this district, said today that fishing licenses had expired March 31. New licenses must be purchased for the new seasonal sport. These should be carried or punishment to the full extent of the law can be enforced. CLEAR LAKE CALENDAR CLEAR UKE BRIEFS where she will visit at the home of her son, R. E. Sizer, who is a trainmaster In that city. Miss Ruby Peterson, Sheldon, arrived Friday to spend several days at the John Siesseger home. * Park Theater Sun. 'Til 6:00 25c Lako Saturday Bob Steele "Land of Missing Men" Sunday -- Monday Millie Helen Tu'elvetrces l4iurcl-Hu rdy Comedy A gin party Is sometimes like R nrizsfight. the office sage observes. Two rounds and you're out.--Ln Jcroase Tribune. Hats--Special Friday and Saturday. 51 to $2.95. Koeneman's Millinery and Beauty shop. Want to rent small house or !un- ealow or year 'round cottage, furnished or unfurnished. Please give particulars and price. Must be reasonable. References. Write E-3, Clear Lake Globe-Gazette. Sid Levy, manager of the Park theater returned Friday after spending several days at the home of his parents at Omaha, Nebr. Eat your Easter dinner at The Soda Grill. Hnrper Joslyn returned to his home Friday afternoon after having his appendix removed at the Park hospital, Mason City. He is reported to be much improved. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Evans, Missouri Valley, are house-guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arleigh Eddy. Mr. and Mrs. Evans were former lake residents. Nan Clack, Wnukon, is spending Easter vacation at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Clack, North Fifth street. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bailey and family have rented the cottage on South Second street owned by Mr. This Easter . . . Serve BIRDSALL'S HOME-MADE ICE CREAM EASTER SPECIALS--Butterscotch Pecan, Orange Pineapple, Strawberry, Vanilla, Chocolate. BIRDSALL ICE CREAM CO., 518 N. Federal Monday--Wa-Tan-Ye club members are guests of Mrs. Lillian Overtoil at dinner at her home. Progress club meets at the horns of Mrs. D. H. Campbell. Pythian Sisters meets at tha K, P. hall. Tuesday--Chapter EA of the P. K. O. meets at the home of Mrs. C, C. PaVmeter, South Second street. i Civic league meets at I; O.'O. S*J"" hall. Knights of Pythias meets at thS K. P. hall. Wednesday--Methodist Ladies Aid meets at 3:30 at the church. Supper served to the members at 6 o'clock. Congregational Ladies Aid meets in afternoon followed by supper? for members. D. B. L. club luncheon at the home of Mrs. H. Hushow. Lions club meets at the Soda Grill. Thursday--Altrurlan club meets' with Mra. S. Kennedy, Jr., for luncheon. Miss Ora Pierce, Ircton, Is ft house-guest over Easter at the home of Dr. and Airs. N. W. Phillips, South Fourth street.

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