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SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE AN A, W. LEE NEWSFAFEK Issued Every Week Day by the MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMPANY 121-123 East State Street ' Telephone No. 3300 Entered as second-clas matte* April 17, 1930, at the pot* office at Mason City. Iowa, under the act o! March 3, 1879. LEE P. LOOMIS . - . - - - - Publisher W. EARL HALL - - - - Managing Editor ENOCH A. NOREM City Editor IlLpYD L. GEER - - Advertising Manager MEMBEE ASSOCIATED PRESS--The Associated Press U exclusively entitled to the use tor publication of all newi dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited to thli paper and also the local news published herein. FULL LEASED WIRE SESVICE B* UNITED PRESS. MEMBER, IOWA DAILY PRESS ASSOCIATION, vvltlj Dec Molnes news and business officej at 405 Shops Building. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mason City and Clear Lake. Mason City and Cleat Lake, by the year 810.00 by the week S .20 OUTSIDE MASON CITY AND CLEAR LAKE AND WITHIN 100 MILES OF MASON CITY Per year by carrier S 7.00 By mall 6 months ...;.$ --73 Per week by carrier...* .15 By mall 3 months......S 1.50 Per yeas by mail 35.00 By mail 1 month ? .50 OUTSIDE 100 MILE ZONE IN IOWA AND MINNESOTA P« .S'*M-..JS.OO Six months...53.25 Three months...51.73 IN ALL STATES OTHEB TEAM IOWA AND MINNESOTA Per yr...JB.DO 8 months..54.50 3 months. .52.50 1 month.-31.00 LOOK-^OO'T; bt?LOW DAILY SCRAP BOOK By Scott EYE OBSERVING Mason City and Iowa Face a New Challenge I T HAS become a studied conviction of the director of this page that the community or the state --and ultimately the nation--will have just about the degree of safety on its streets and highways that it wilis. Ofttimes we've put it this way: "When 9 out o£ 10 people want safety--really WANT safety and are willing to pay the price-they'll have safety almost overnight." It is gratifying therefore to find substantial support for this view in the announcement which came out of Chicago Thursday night from the National Safety council. Mason City has established the best safety record of any city of its approximate size in the United States and Iowa had established the best safety record of any state in the middle west. Enormous credit should go to the highway patrol so far as the state's showing is concerned and to the city authorities and the police department so far as Mason City is concerned. Mayor Harry Brown's enthusiasm for the safety cause has proved absolutely contagious. Chief Harold Wolfe has majored attention on this important field and John Wallace, as safety director, has had the cooperation of his associates. But not one of these would wish to claim all the credit for the distinction which has come this way. Not by any means. They would point to the co-operation they have had from the schools, from the school patrol and its sponsoring organizations, from the Cerro Gordo-Mason City Safety council and from various other groups and individuals. Much'as we are pleased by the honor which has come this way, we find our greatest satisfaction in the proof anew that safety is something ·which is achieved in about the degree that it is sought. It's a continuing obligation. If there was a disposition to live on laurels, U our com- ihunity or our state permitted honors to take the -^ place of vigilance, our fine standing could be lost filmost overnight. Today the eyes of the nation are on Mason City - and on. Iowa. The challenge upon ail of. us is · greater than before the honors came our way. * * * The Power of Faith l^TEWSPAPER columns, crowded with unpleasant ·^TM .and depressing news of brutal murders, tragic accidents and peace-threatening world crises, often put humanity's faith in God to severe test, but occasionally one comes upon a touching account of some inspiring incident which casts out doubt Irom the mind of the weaver. The fulfilment of an elderly New Orleans couple's wish for death together, based on supreme trust in God's compassion,' might well serve to help strengthen the faltering faith of others whose . beliefs have been shaken. The New Orleans incident, sent over the nation's news wires by the Associated Press, follows: "McCuin Carlisle, 73, and his wife Adelaide ·would have been married 50 years this June. He interpreted the visible world for her, she took part in it for him. He was paralyzed, she was blind. "At the parties of their children and grandchildren he sat and watched and told her what ·was happening. She played in the games for him. "They used to say they never worried over the chance death might separate them. They were sure they'd die together, she first, he Immediately afterwards. "Yesterday doctors gave up all hope for him. He had been in a coma several days. She was ill, too, but doctors didn't consider her case serious. In the afternoon she said she knew 'she was going.' She died at 5:10 p. m. He died an hour later." It was faith that enabled this enfeebled couple --the crippled man and the sightless woman--to live in happiness instead of despair. Was it faith, not coincidence, that permitted them to leave this world together? The limitless power of faith was aptly set forth by Thomas Carlyle when he penned these words: "It is by faith that man removes mountains: .While he had faith, his limbs might be wearied with toiling, his back galled with bearing; but his heart within Jiim was peaceful and resolved. In the thickest gloom there burnt a lamp to guide him. If he struggled- and suffered he felt that it even-should be so; knew for what he was suffering and struggling. Faith gave him an inward willingness; a world of strength wherewith to face a world, of difficulty. . . . Faith strengthens us, enlightens us, for all endeavours and endurances; with faith we can do all, and dare all, and life itself has a thousand times been joyfully given away." The fact that the senate doesn't seem to think much of Tom Amlie, the president's choice for the interstate commissioner, seems not to weigh very heavily on the white house. * * * When the rule is to take away from those who have and give to those who haven't, there's considerable of a strain on the incentive to work and earn. * * » One of Hitler's principal objections to the Christian religion nd doubt bottomed on its emphasis on the commandment: "Thou shall not steal." * *· « One trouble with governmental navigation these days is that we're refusing to steer by the north star. We insist on a movable beacon. * * » The Chicago Tribune's system of simplified spelling, by its voluntary abandonment, has proved itself phoney rather than phonetic. * * * Not since Napoleon has the world had a man in public life so continuously posed for a picture as Benito Mussolini. * * e There's none so smart that he can tell you, and prove that he's right, why a blade of grass turns green in the spring. a » * , Now a motion to do away with the office ot secretary of state would probably be considered in order. PROS and CONS Some Interesting Viewpoints Gleaned From Our Exchanges Beer Bill Messed Up Decorah Journal: As we view it, the house legislature mussed up the beer bill about as much as possible. The bill reduces the number of taverns and virtually gives monopolies of the beer business in small towns. For example, Calmar and Ossian could have only three beer parlors and Ridge way and Fort Atkinson only two. Honkey- tonk beer-and-dance parlors, of which there are so many in larger cities, are prohibited, except where the city councils or county authorities permit such places where there is adequate dancing space. No Confidence in Britain ' Charles City Press: Russia is willing to step into the ring against Germany, but she doubts England's sincerity. In fact, all those nations are skeptical of each other, afraid of treachery. When Roosevelt proposes a course of strategy, hoping to meet the approval of our European friends, he finds England opposed. If we are to extend aid, let the British first say what they want and will stand by. Chamberlain made a great speech, but it means nothing. Action speaks louder than words. Chain Letter Racket Breaks Loose Again Klemme Times: The old chain letter racket is again on the loose, according to items gleaned from several newspaper exchanges. The latest letter carries a dire threat to those who fail to carry out the instructions and send the letter on. Uncle Sam frowns on chain letters and it is strictly against postal regulations to send chain letters. The best thing to do, if you receive one, is to consign it to the waste basket or hand it over to a postal authority. What Would the Editors Do? . Webster City Freeman-Journal: If we had a perfect set of legislators and they did everything they should do and did nothing they shouldn't do what in dickens would the newspapers find to crab about, except the president and congress? And the people get tired of an anvil chorus that doesn't once in a while make a new noise. BW^HT P-^ MOST METEORS SMA.ULE.R.-THAW PEAS CARRY UNDER. rlE. MO/AHA, WAS FIRST ciTy m -fHE. UMIEJ PASS A LA ·fnt -TRAFFIC PREJUDICE A^AlrAST tiAS BECOME KA-fioKAl- W 2.S 071 IW. Z±e| form Sratoa. let, Wodd tsfm mcmd. The Spies Among Us TJOREIGN spys are becoming more active in this ·^country according to Attorney General Murphy. He says that the G-men of this country are, however, sufficiently alert to prevent any spy activities being useful to the foreign nations who desire information in regard to our military and economic policies. That espionage by one nation over another has become general indicates how warlike are the world sentiments of today. Spying is a badge of war. The attorney general does not indicate the countries that are flooding the United States with spies. The public will not have much trouble, however, in locating the nations anxious for information in regard to this country. Our affairs have usually been an open book. We have had nothing to hide. The warlike attitudes of some European nations, however, have ly/amed even us that frankness in regard to all ir plans is not a wise nolicv at_thisJ3mp . It Should Go lo the Governor · Marshalllown Times-RepubSepn: Get that state safety bill out of the way by agreeing to turn it over to the governor. For that is the logical place to put it. Challenge to Botanists Dubuque Telegraph-Herald: Flower scientists have added nose appeal to gladiolas. Hay feverites would like to have them do the same thing to ragweed. Belmona Declares Itself Early Hampton Chronicle: Belmond is already notifying the world that she is going to celebrate the 1939 Fourth of July with an old style celebration. More Than Probable Le Mars Sentinel: It seems probable that any of the peoples of Europe who want to maintain , their independence will have to fight for it About All One Needs to Know Indianola Record: We are not well qualified to pass judgment on the new pope; but if Hitler is against him, we are for him. Vagrant Thoughts By Lou Mallory Luke of Hampton T OT of chinooking going on lately around these ·*-' parts. One of those lovely days I drove to Mason City and decided there was nothing more beautiful in our change of seasons than the rustle of spring. So intangible but can be seen as one looks off across our prairies. And felt, too. A wreck of humanity standing by the roadside brought to mind the great gulf between this human being who seemed "steep'd . . . in poverty to the very lips" and those who have "good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over." Perhaps sometime in one of the great upheavals of the world the bridge will be built . . . Hate, hate, and more hate seems to be the order of the day. . . . Gosh, I thought lowans were pretty good folks, but after reading about the protection to be given Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Ingrid of Denmark when they visit us April 20 and 21, I've decided we're just a bunch of thugs. County peace officers, city police, plain-clothes detectives, state highway patrolmen and everything will be on the job Don't forget folks, we're having a lot of propaganda rammed down our throats. ... A fool there was but I set the alarm for 4 o'clock last Sunday morning and listened to Benito Mussolini roar and yell and rant and shout at the howling mob in Rome. Why, a bull's bcller would be sweet music by comparison. He wanted the world to hear him and I guess it did. But he did not drown out the voices of the World war poets whose words will live long after Mussolini is dead and forgotten. You know it was John McRae who said, "The larks, still bravely singing, fly. Scarce heard amid the guns below." Somehow I felt Sunday morning that larks were singing over Rome, scarce heard amid the tumult below--but singing--just the same. Alan Seegar had a rendezvous with death that summer of 1916. He kept that rendezvous "When spring brings back blue days and fair" and his poem I HAVE A RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH has made him immortal. Guns--never immortalized anyone and time sweeps everything before it even dictators. The following lines taken from a poem written by T. Morris Longstreth tell the story: Time is too busy, as things are, And often merely marks The place where an eanjh was REMEMBER? From Globe-Gazette Files THIRTY YEARS AGO-- . Thomas Glanville and wife are home from a few weeks in Oelwein and Cedar Rapids. Two new switch tracks will be laid by the Milwaukee company within the coming two weeks at the local yards to take care of the increase of business at that point. One track will extend from the freight house spur to the new warehouse to be erected by the grocery company and the other track is to be laid in the east end of the preseni yards. The increase o£ business has made it important that more trackage- be laid. The North Western will soon start gravel trains for work in graveling the line between here and Fox lake. A new gravel pit will be located north of here. TWENTY YEARS AGO-The music students of Mrs. Essex assisted by. Willie Broers, violinist, were heard in recital Saturday afternoon, March 29. Many mothers and intrested friends were present and noted the remarkable progress in music achieved by these pupils who took part and of whom all were especially fine: Anna Herskind, Elsie Lunsman, Elinor Lysne, Floy Field, Betta Peterson, Rera Norman. Vera Herskind, Leta Aborn, Esther Peterson, Gail Norman, Alice Broers, Neldra Hodges, Anna Peterson, Esther Nelson, Elsie Hodges, Mrs. Sheppard, Anna Lorenzen, Pearl Peterson, Fay Young, Dorothy Nebergall and Lenore Faktor. Frank Currie, who for the past month has been at Hot Springs, Ark., left yesterday for Fremont, Mo., where Mrs. Currie is at present. TEN YEARS AGO-O. A. Merkel of the Merkel company left for Cedar Rapids Saturday evening. He planned on spending two days, Monday and Tuesday on business at the Killian store there. Walter J. Walker, manager of the local branch ot the Mutual Life Insurance company of New York, is one of four men from Iowa who will be guests of the company at the Quarter Million club convention to be held in the Book-Cadillac hotel at Detroit May 23 and 24. A card and dancing party will be held by the Elks club at the Elks hall Thursday, April 4, it is announced. The committee in charge is Milton G. Wimmer, chairman; George Ivin, Joe White and Otto Lenders. Games of 500 and bridge will begin promptly at 8:15 o'clock, and a buffet supper will be served. Clair C. Earp, substitute postal carrier, has resigned his position to go into farming. Reuben B. Sutton will replace Mr. Earp. ABOUT BOOKS By John Selby Some fictions for April Fool's Day-THIRST Book: One of the few really important *· period pieces published so far this spring is James Boyd's "Bitter Creek," the story of a boy who ran away from his Illinois home into the west o£ the 70's. This is Boyd at his best, which means that without neglecting to make the young Hay Talcott human he has made the land of which he writes seem part of the contemporary scene. (Scribners; $2.50.) Second Book: The auinor of "Kindling" has this spring told of England in the path of the air raiders, raiders which cannot be seen, and whose nationality is not even known. But Nevil Shute tells this as a story, not as a problem in war and war behaviour. The Corbetts are simply people caught in a trap, and Peter Corbett's decisions were the sort of decisions one might make in the face of any great disaster over which there seemed to be no control. "Ordeal" is different from "Kindling," though in its field just as effective. (Morrow; S2.50.) Third Book: Miss Marthedith Furnas; author of a first novel called "The Night Is Coming," was born in 1904 and thinks she caught the tail end of the old west. This may justly be doubted. But the book contains a number of amusing characters, particularly a rather frightening female named Stella Buchanan. (Harpers; $2.50.) Fourth Book: "The Middle Passage" is the product of another two-man fiction team: Roland Barker and-William Doerflingor. This is a book about the sea, the men thereof, and the later part of the slave-trading period. It is notable for its intelligent insistence that although men grew pretty callous toward their black ivory, they be. haved otherwise much as strong men of the period. (Macmillan; 52.50.) Fifth Book: George Sessions Perry's contribution to the gayety of our sanctum this, spring is a cockeyed novel, much of which is really funny, some ot which is "unmoral," but not so unmoral you need worry your spiritual adviser about it. The story centers about three quaint vagabonds, contains a racing turtle, a funny "giant" named Oof, a dancehalj creature and some ^hcrs of GOOD HEALTH By Logan Clendening, M. D. GROWING UP EMOTIONALLY I AM frequently asked to recommend a book for young people which instructs them about the changed world that they find after they come 'from the protected period of childhood. I can recommend one published by Whittlesey House, called A Girl Grows Up; by Ruth Fedder, M.A. Besides frank and sensible advice about the" physical changes that occur in girls at the age of adolescence, it contains a-great deal of good psychology. · What is meant by growing up? It means emotional maturity. The mature person generally has a sense of security, ot knowing what is expected of her, and what she can do. She has learned how to get along hap- 'pily with people. She ploy many techniques She is willing to take respoonsi- bility. She may be praised or Dr. Clendening criticized for what she has done but she takes the responsibility, just the same. No high school girl could be expected to meet successfully all of these standards. That is true largely because the statements listed above are for the adult who has truly grown up in the most desirable sense of that term. Very few complete adults can meet those requirements, but if'the high school girl, in gaining self-confidence, will consider sensibly how she may attain security, how she may attain the'technique of getting along happily with people, and how she may deserve to take responsibility, she will go a long ways in growing up. Gaining self-confidence is a problem with many girls at the adolescent period and is often a very difficult problem for parents and teachers to meet. A handicap is often more of an advantage than a disadvantage. Clara Barton spent several years of her childhood in a sick room nursing a crippled brother younger than herself. She came out of that experience shy, retiring and afraid of people. Since she realized that this might handicap her in later life, she deliberately worked to overcome the difficulty and succeeded so well that she founded the American Red Cross and traveled all over the world, working always with people. When Katherine'Cornell was a child, she spent several years in bed with her back strapped to a board; but she did not accept defeat. She is now acknowledged as the finest actress on the American stage. Alice Freeman Palmer failed her entrance examinations to college. She renewed her efforts and at 26 was president of Wellesley. Excellent chapters called "Getting On With People," which incidentally quotes an epigram of my friend, Karl Menninger--"The unhappy are always wrong;" a chapter on "Living Happily With Your Family" and "Associating Happily With Boys," and "Deciding About .a Job" make up the bulk of this valuable book. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS A. S.: "Plesse explain to me what Coleys Serum is and what it is used for. Also what is wheat germ?" Answer--Coleys Serum is used for certain types of malignant growth. Wheat germ is a concentrated form of Vitamin B. MEADOW MELODIES By Ray Murray of Buffalo Center IT MUST BE FUN It must be fun to be a tree That stands up straight and tall To spread stout limbs with leaves adorned To shade and shelter all. It must be fun to be a flower That nods and bids you stay, A fragrant radiant mass of bloom Along our busj- way. It must be fun to be a wind, A mad-cap, rowdy scamp That rustles leaves and waves the sea Or dries the dews and damp. It must be fun to foe a bird, A harbinger of spring, To wing across uncharted skies Sweet messages to bring. It must be fun to be but rain That freshes air and sod, ·It must be fun to rtn trip,«p thinuc . . . Near the Deadline! understand that the Ameri* can L e g i o n post here needs two more sponsoring organizations -- which means two more boys--to fill its Hawkeye Boys State quota for this year. With $15 supplied by an organization a Cerro Gordo county boy can be financed for a week at Camp Dodge where those in attendance set up a complete state' government--from local constable up to governor, including legislature, highway patrol, supreme court and everything else. Last year was the first one in which the plan was tried in Iowa and it proved so marvelously successful that the camp's capacity is sure to be strained. Thousands of boys would like to go and sponsoring organizations know by observation and experience that the. boys state constitutes an unmatched investment in good citizenship. Commander.Frank Bieth of the Clausen-Worden post of the Legion is in charge of local arrangements and organizations interested in sponsoring a boy, of'its own or the Legion's choosing, should get in touch with him at once. (Tel. No. 765 by day, No. 3353 by night.) The deadline for applications is at hand, I am informed. Biddy's Example believe, with W. M. Wilson, that old Biddy has a lesson, in her attitude and her conduct. To quote from Mr. Wilson: . "She just keeps on digging and laying eggs. Hard work means nothing to a hen. Regardless of what the business prognosticates say about the outlook--- For this, or for any other year. If the ground is hard, she scratches harder. If it is dry she digs deeper; If it is wet, she digs where it is dry; If she strikes a rock, she works around it; If she gets a few more hours of daylight, she gives vis a few more eggs. But always she digs up worms and turns them into hard shelled profits, As well as tender profitable broilers. Did you ever see a pessimistic hen? Did you ever hear of one starving to death waiting for worms to dig themselves to the surface? Did you ever hear one cackle because work was hard? Not on your life! They save their breath for digging and their cackling for eggs. Success means digging. Are you?" Harry Brown's Honor sincerely hope it works out for Mayor H a r r y Brown to go down to Washington on April 13 and receive the plaque symbolizing Mason City's unequalled achievement the past two years and a half in the field of traffic safety. Mayor Brown for the past three years has been the sparkplug back of the safety movement here in our community so far as traffic safety is concerned. He has been to this field what Charlie Murray and E. J. McCann have been in the field of industrial safety. . Along with his duties as mayor -- for which by the way there is no financial compensation -- Mr. Brown has found time to serve as secretary of the Cerro Gordo county safety council and as chairman of a safety committee for the state insurance association of which he is an active member. Any recognition which can come Mr; Brown's way will be deserved and his many neighbors and well- wishers will delight in them. -- o-- Times Have Changed ! can remember when being "out at the _ heel" was an expression of pity. All that is changed now though. Fashion decrees this spring and summer, advance notes indicate, the well-dressed woman will wear heelless and toeless shoes. There is no indication whether the new styles involve economy, but as usual father probably will be run down at the heels. And think of the embarrassment if a big toe pokes its way through a stocking and out into society. What does Emily Post have to say about the correct .and proper method in wriggling out of 'that situation? To THE IOWA PRESS ASSOCIATION-- for placing itself in the hands of a president as competent as Leon S. Barnes of the Northwood Anchor. By his part in building the Anchor into one of the nation's outstanding weeklies and by his interest and enterprise in profesional associations, Mr. Barnes has revealed exceptional qualities of leadership. With Ward Barnes of Eagle Grove -- no relative, both parties seem anxious to have it understood -- serving as vice president, there should be a swell blend of humor in the affairs of the association this year. And that's anything but an undesirable attribute these days. -. ANSWERS to QUESTIONS By Frederic J. Haskirt be under 34 years of age, a citizen of the U. S., and must pass a physical examination. When was the bill passed by congress prohibiting the importation of foreign plants? D. E. It was passed early in 1912 and became effective on Aug. 20, 1912. On what real persons are the characters of Magnolia and Kim In "Show Boat" based? K. P. Show Boat is neither history nor biography, but fiction. How many people visit the Empire State Building: a~year? T. IV. Approximately 400,000. Has any city besides New Tork a Sidewalk Superintendents' club? V. H. The Doctors Hospital, Inc., Washington, D. C., has formed a sidewalk club so that interested persons may watch the progress of its new building which is being erected on Eye street. Is a $10,000 bill the highest denomination of currency? E. C. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing prints bills-of $500,000 denomination and $1,000,000 denomination for large government financial transactions and for large private financial transactions. For an aniwer to mnr question «f fiet wrilt the "M»ion Citr Glote-Giiette [n- Jorm.lion Bateau, Frederic J. Hiikln. Director, \Tuhlniton, D. C." Fleaio lend three (3) cents poitaKO tor reply. Give some Information about the Hitler Observatory In Rome. J. H. Europe's most modern observatory will be constructed this spring on the heights of Monte Porzio as a memorial to Hitler's visit in May 1938. At that time he presented to Mussolini four telescopes, five accessory instruments, and auxiliary equipment. The observatory will contain two cupolas, with electrically operated movable telescope platforms in each tower. Where is General George A. Custer buried? E. L. At West Point What Is the per capita shoe production in the U. S.? J. G. In 1938 domestic production totaled 390,746,226 pairs of shoes or about three pairs per capita. Does the heart work all the time? J. H. While it seems to, the heart works only onj-eighth of the time. It takes eight times as long for the heart to fill when relaxed as it does to contract and. force out the blood. Muscles work only when they contract. How many kinds of snakes in New Jersey? T. K. There are 21 species. Where is the quietest place in the city of New York? T. H. The Hayden Planetarium, because of its unusual sound-proof construction. Its domelike roof is a scries of concrete, then one of sound-deadening cork, then one of- wood, and finally, the inside is lined with strips of perforated stainless steel. What is the Hand of Fatimah? C. S. An Arabic charm or amulet found engraved in many medieval manuscripts and on buildings. It represents the right hand of the Lady Fatimah, daughter of Mohammed by his first wife, and is supposed to be a powerful amulet against misfortune. In what publication were the first colored cartoons used? O. N. The first person to use colored cartoons was Joseph Kepler, founder of Puck. What Is the largest bunch of trapes that has ever been grown in this country? G. W. The largest bunch of grapes o£ which we have a record was exhibited at a county fair in Pomona, Cal., in 1934. It is reported to have weighed 112 pounds. What university has for its motto, "Good minds, good morals, and good manners?" T. H. Oglethorpe in Georgia. How many tabloid newspapers 5n the U. S.? W. H. There are 48. What are the qualifications for a chaplain In the Navy? D. C. A man must hold an academic degree from an accredited college and must be a graduate of a recognized theological seminary. He must be an ordained clergyman, 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" contains the solution to these problems as well as to numerous other catchy problems in mathematics, word puzzles, enigmas, paper and continuous line puzzles, and simple magic that everyone can do. This little publication will 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 cents in coin (carefully wrapped in paper) for a copy of the new booklet "PUZZLES, TRICKS, AND MAGIC." Name Street or Rural Route City State

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