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April 4, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 4, 1939
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ROOM AND BOARD By GENE AHERN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE . THEKEFUCft. OR A Q^kUNT OUT/ BKUSH bMTOEM M SUOPE* *3 ~ ---THIS fAWSS THE."( NEIGHB ?-- UCW Tt - OM , I Stf , - WOUUD YOU LIKE TO BKOW.6 fi. CHARTER JftEMQR. OF VACATION CLUB l"*V FORVJNS "? - -n V/IU. BE VOUV BEEKJ GG1HG TO SUC*IVUP\ 'I OVER SQh\£ EVEWVHG , BEFOP. rxNNfcR , fcND Hft PVJvNS IN OEsTML. * TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1939 CONVICT'^ DAUGHTER By RUTH RAY KANE Uncle Ray's Corner People of the Philippines II--ODD WAYS OF CERTAIN TRIBES ·Nine-tilths of. the people ot 1}ie Philippines are Christians. They are for the most part rather well civilized, and get along well with one another. Please remember that when we speak of odd customs among certain savage tribes on the islands, or of cruel deeds hy such people as the Moros. Some natives who are not well civilized live in hilly parts of one of the larger islands. They have an odd custom of taming white pythons and praying to them! As a rule, a python is dangerous, but these people feed and care for young pythons in such a way as to make them gentle when full- grown. Filipino girl in mountain village with sacred white python wrapped around her. Among certain tribes of the hills, it is against custom for a person to'speak his own name. If vyou were fo ask a man of this ^tribe .to tell his name, he would ·. not answer you, but if he had a -Iriend nearby, the friend might .say, "His name is Juan." Spanish names are common in the Philippines. Spain had power over the islands for three centuries before they were taken over by the United States. Other tribesmen, the Ilongotes, live in mountains. They are fond of ornaments, and many of them put pounds of'brass wire around their arms or neck. The wire is sometimes in the form ot rings, but it may be wound in place as a spiral of a sort. Men of this tribe are supposed to be head-hunters. They may not do much hunting nowadays, but their ancestors followed the custom. Even today the men carry shields and swords on everyday journeys from one village to another. If you knew an liongote very well, he might tell this to you: "When a. person is asleep, and dreams, his soul goes away from his body. It is dangerous to wake him up suddenly, for his soul may not be able to get back in time!" Other savage people in the Philippines are the Negritos. Their name means "Little Blacks," or 'Little Negroes." It is believed they lived on the islands before the brown-skinned Malays settled there. The Negritos are usually less than five feet tall. They have dark brown or black skins, woolly hair and thick lips. The Negritos make up only a small part of the present population of the Philippines. It is believed they are related to natives of New Guinea and eastern Sumatra. (For Travel section of your scrapbook.) A leaflet called "Famous Music Masters" may be had by sending a 3c stamped, return envelope to , me in care of this paper. Tomorrow: The Ijorots. (Copyright 1939. Publishers Syndicate) UNCLE RAYS SCRAPBOOK The Globe-Gazette has on hand a number of Scrapbooks designed by "Uncle Ray" and made especially to hold more than 100 "UncJe Ray" Articles. You may buy one of these books at the Globe-Gazette business office for IS cents plus 1 cent tax Add 9 cents for oostaee If yon want it mailed to you. DAILY CROSSWORD PUZZLE 38 23 31 17 AC80SS (fr-iTricking ! (colloq.) :8--^Farewell! to--Maliciota 'person 11--Insect egg 12--Sea eagle 14--Fuss 15--Since 16--First sign of the zodiac t8--Symbol for gallium 18--Author o "The Sea Wott" 81--Therefore 23 -- Man's name 24 -- New Zealand parrot 25-- The tiller 27-- Imprisoned 30 -- Upon 20-- Nothing . 22-- Diminutive 27-- Glass vessel 2-- Banish *4 . S*-- Title ot tures former Ger. 32-- Non-pro- 33-- Greek ktter 34 -- Boy 46-- Land- measure* 37-- Bind 38-- Outcast class (Japan) 39-- High (music) *0-- HaJf-circta man emperors 85--Perfora- atjons 36--Growing out feasional 35--Female parent 37--Cymbals used by dancers · CHAPTER FORTY-THREE When Jim directed Lona to leave him and go home in Clark's car, she submitted almost mechanically. Looking back she saw the crowd closing in about Jim and the policeman. The last she saw ot him as the car edged out toward the road, he was standing straight and tall and determined beside the blue-coated figure of the law. Another strange man was talking earnestly to the policeman and she saw both of them turn to Jim. Something about the fellow's easy air of belonging there struck a familiar chord. As she' watched he took a card from his pocket and gave it to the officer, and she knew suddenly that he must be £ e detective who had talked to Dinah, The description tallied. He had been there all the time, then she thought wearily. All the while she had been so confident, he had been standing back waiting for the break. And the break had come. She sobbed and covered her face with her hands as the car bumped on down Main street. There was no change in Mrs Morriss 1 manner, nor in Dinah's, as they met at the dpor of the house she thought she had left behind forever. The same motherly smile was on Mrs. Morriss' face, a little more solicitous, if anything; the same excited tinkle was in Dinah's voice. For a moment Lona lookec at them, wordlessly, wondering i they really knew what had happened. Then she sobbed suddenly and went into Mrs. Morriss' outstretched arms. "There now, child." Mrs. Morriss' voice was still kindly and sympathetic. "It will be all right' "All right? . . . Oh, Mrs. Morriss, you don't know--" The sobs choked her and she let herself be led back into the gracious living room as if she were indeed the child Mrs. Morriss had called her "There's been reporters here but I sent them away," Mrs. Morriss told her, matter-of-factly, her voice as calm and business-like as if she were talking of a dinner party. "I knew you wouldn't wan to see them. I've stationed Dinah at the doonvaV. If there's anyone else comes, she can tell them you're not available. You're to staj right here and rest until there' ·--news." 'You're so good." Lona's con scjence hurt her. "I didn't mean ti get you into anything like this, feel as though I am imposing, shouldn't have come here! shouldn't have let them brin rne--" "Hush, child. Do you think would turn away a friend?" "But what am I going to do Mrs. Morriss?" Her calmness de serted her again, despite her ef forts to control herself. "I can't le Jim go to prison. I just can't! Yo don't know what it means to go 1 prison! . . . I can't just sit her and wait. If he'd only have let m go with him! I could have don something. I know I could hav done somthing." "It's out of your hands, m dear." The motherly voice cu short her protests. "There's nothin to do but wait. We must be pa tient." In the face of her quietness Lon managed, somehow, to get togethe a measure of composure. "V must be patient," she heard he. self repealing, with almost me chanical dullness, and Mrs. Moi riss stopped and laid a motherl hand on her shoulder comforting ly. Patient! In the hectic hour tht followed, Lona kept thinking bac to that word. She had to be pa tient. Patient, while everything i her newly discovered world top pled and smashed. She got to he feet and paced the floor, unab: to sit quietly. Wisely, Mrs. Mor riss allowed her to do as sh pleased without protest or com ment. What was happening to Jim, sh kept asking herself, tormentin memories of the things she ha seen daddy go through crowdin into her mind. Would they ho: him here in Brighton very long Or would they take him back Colorado immediately? He h; spoken of bail, but fear clutch, at her heart He had run aw once. Perhaps they would ta no further chances with him. Ma be she'd never see him again a free man! Perhaps, even now, they were preparing to hurry him away without even a goodby. She clenched her hands each time the telephone in the hall shrilled out its almost constant messages. It kept Mrs. Morriss busy. Everybody in town seemed to be calling. She could hear Mrs. Morriss' quiet voice refusing to gossip and she felt suddenly soiled, somehow, and marked--the way she had felt back in the old days when daddy had first been in trouble. The newspaper calls were the Torn to Market Page Ancwcr lo previous piuz]« DOWN I*--JOommon. 6--Department place 4--Dispatch boat 8--Encountered '·-fairy king in "Midsummer Night's Dream" S--Any encircling band in Peru 7--Push gently with the elbow 8-r-Sound ot distress W--Run (Scotch) 16--A. U. S. president 17--Beer mug D BUODV Since r TOU? -fiJEM TO GO NICE COLLECTION W I THINK I'LL GLANCE THROUGH 50ME OF IVEGOTTO -· W" SNIFF. SNIFF DISCOVER? SOME I f I WONDER OFMORL!N'5n I WHAT SECRETS^ , . STUFF DONT TOUCH, CEDRIC.' THOSE THINGS MIGHT BE DANGEROUS/ AVII euiE's PMSE CRACKS UPON A MOUNTAIN PEAK~ ONE Of THE FIGURES RISES AND STAGGERS DOWN THROUGH THE MIST-WHICH ONE HAS SURVIVED AVIL BlUE OR THE RIOT ' I'LL PAY A HUNDRED DOLLARS TUH THE MAN THAT KILLS THE LONE RftNGER/ LET THEM COME.S1LVER! \WE WANT THEM THERE Y'AEE,SHER1FR THIS IS THE SMARTEST THINS YOU EVER. DONE. .SUM. THISLL JAIL NOT ON YEE LIFE, BUTWEGOTYEG! CONFESSION/ TO FOLLOW US. IT'S UPTOTONTO TO DO THERE'S THE HULL SOLLY, DAD -- WHAT MAKEG UNCLE PHIL THINK YOU AREN'T M/ DADDY"? YOU TWO USED TO BE SUCH SWELL PALS, TOO/ BUT rr COULDN'T HAVE BEEN THAT UNCLE PHIL HIS OWN MONEY, ' FOR THAT .WAS BEPOEE VOU GOT AJOB IN PICTUEE5 DOH'T ANNOY , now; -60T TO EE MY -- ER- DOCTOK- -BE -BACK LATER. SEE, JONESIE -- DADD SEEAt ONE BIT UKE HE USED TO BE -HE LOCKS ALL-- VJONDE2 WHY HE DOESN'T TAKE MS- TO THE POCTOE'S WILL DO ANY!M rof A10NEY; SCORCHY SHRINKS BACK AS THE ^, 0i D£C * A STKCWGROOM- fOU GUVS HUERY UP AN' UJWEE -THE TEN D£R I GOTTA GO BACK W \ Ji-bT SET A COMPASS AN' / MINUTE ·SOME STUFF -- WE'U. TAKE CARE OF THESE-JI4T INCASE YOU WASN'T COMIN' JODA5.' ft AWT GONNA BE NO CINCH FINDING THAT ISLANP IN THIS roe/ Btrrwe GOTTA po rr- NAW/ I DONT EVEN TRUST MY5EV-F--/ COMES EARTH" Breakfasts MMMM! NOW I S£B WHAT THEy WERE RAVING ABOUT. THIS COFFEE IS MARVELOUS.' BUT WHY DOES WELL.THEY SAY MAINLV MAN ALIVE-DID YOU EVER TASTE SUCH SWELL COFFEE? THESE BRANIFP PEOPLE SURE KNOW WHAT HITS THE SPOT, ·^ THAT'S BECAUSE fTS , MOVNTA1H GftMMV FLAVOR, DEAR.' AND DO YOU KNOW ANOTHER THING? fOUSBti IS SO eXTKA KKH, I CAN ACTUALLY USE '/$ LESS-AND STILL. GET THIS MAKVELOVS COffE£! I WONDER IF JOHN HAS MISSED ME ? ANYWAy-IT WAS GOOO FOR HIM, AFTER THE WAV HE'S BEEN GROUCHIN5 EVERY MORNING ABOUT MY COFFEE I GEE, HONEY-DISCOVERING THIS COFFEE MAKES ALL, THOSE LONELY NIGHTS WORTH WHILE. THIS FLAVOR IS ABSOLUTELY TOPS ' THE HOSTESS TELLS M6 3 OTHER B)G AIRLINES, ANO IS RAILROADS USE THIS BRAND .' FOiGEfSS, SHE CALLED TT MOUNTAINS, INSTEAO OF N UOHftANDS LIKE MOST THEY SAY IT GETS AN EXTRA RICH FUAVOR RIGHT FROM /lM7T«fH6RSELS Kut Fnttrej Srxlicjte. lac

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