Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 7, 1949 · Page 27
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with the clearly shown markings to aid in .identification. Has Latest Facts Special effort has evidently been made to present the latest developments in the form of authentic information on such subjects as atomic energy, jet propulsion, aerodynamics and United Nations. The preparation and editorial work in producing this new set required an investment of more than 2 million dollars, according to the publishers, the Quarrie corporation, Chicago. LITTLE BROWN CHURCH—Among World Book encyclopedia is this view Church near Nashua. Iowa pictures in the of the Little Brown * * *##*#; World Book Has Articles on North Iowa Mason City leads in the production, of cement, beet sugar and the meat packing industry. . Readers of the World Book Encyclopedia will learn this about Mason City and literally scores of ether facts about the history, commerce, industry, cultural development and prominent individuals in North Iowa. The new set of the encyclopedia, which is made up of 18 volumes and a reading and study guide, devotes 18 pages to Iowa, an article packed with information by Doctor John E. Briggs, professor of political science at the State University of Iowa. Has Articles on Iowa Besides, there are biographies of at least 30 prominent lowans, articles on the chief products of the state, its larger cities, colleges and universities and historical events. It points out, for instance, that Iowa is the setting for a number of famous novels, among them "Vandemark's Folly," by Herbert Quick, who taught school and studied law in Mason City. There is a picture and a brief biography of Carrie Chapman Catt, who once taught school in Mason City. Pictures include that of the Little Brown Church in the Vale, near Nashua, which inspired William Pitts to compose the song of the same name. There are photographs of Iowa's tall corn, farm scenes and students at Iowa State college at Ames. Comprehensive Set. This is an example of how comprehensive this encyclopedia is in the treatment of almost every subject under the sun in the more than 10,000 pages that make up the set. The talents, skill and knowledge of 1,000 authorities went into the production of this postwar edition, which has found its way into schools, homes, and offices throughout the land. Material is presented in a simple, factual fashion with reading level suitable to the upper grades Attend Bullfight Nashua—Kenneth Brown, who is in partnership with his father in the Nashua Monument Works, has received word from his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Brown, that they spent New Year's day at Jaurez, Mexico, where, accompanied by their son, Pfc. Dale A. Brown, they attended a bullfight. Pfc. Brown is stationed at Hollaman Air Base, Alamagorda, N. Mex. From there Mr. and Mrs. Brown expect to motor through Arizona sightseeing, returning to Nashua Feb. 6. Great Britain has only 1 acre of cropland per person. Europeans Pleased by Truman Talk London, (/P)—Western Europe, most of it under socialist control, Thursday generally interpreted President Truman's state-of-the- union message as evidence the United States will move further to the left. And, generally, it was pleased The communists were pleased, too —but for a different reason. They seized upon the chief executive's program as propaganda to prove social and economic backwardnes in the United States. In Britain, however, the independent-liberal Manchester Guardian cited Mr. Truman's pro gram as an indication that "socialism is not the only path from th left. Its goal might be called the insurance state, its method th deliberate shortening of the odd against the weak, but withou abandoning the basically individu alistic way of life which is ac :epted as characteristically Ameri:an." The London Evening Star, a iberal paper also, said the president "has surpassed Roosevelt's new deal in scope and political daring." It declared Mr. Truman has set himself a "colossal task" and added: "The social revolution in America may be well under way by 1952." In western Germany, the press took a similar line. The Frankfurt Neue Presse, independent, said the United States, "is converting itself from a liberal to a social democracy for which the well-being of the masses is more important than the wealth of the few." Russian Churches to Observe Christmas Moscow, (/P)—Soviet churches celebrate Russian Christmas Eve Thursday night. Midnight masses will be held in Moscow's cathedrals and churches with choirs anc church dignitaries taking part. The Russians celebrate Christ mas Jan. 7, because of the differ ence in their calendar. Dates Set for Dimes March Cresco—Max Ganz of Cresco, rloward county chairman of the 1949 March of Dimes, announces :he opening of the drive for funds for Jan. 14, to continue through Jan. 31. Ganz reports that there were 4 cases of polio in Howard county in 1948 compared with none during 1947. Ganz also reports that March of Dimes funds in Howard county are depleted and the county chapter is issuing a challenging appeal to all residents to rally behind the fight against infantile paralysis with generous contributions to the 1949 March of Dimes. 3 Men Fined on Driving Counts New Hampton—Stanley Moody, Charles City attorney, and Anthony F. Biwer, Elma farmer, Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and were each fined $300 and costs by T. Jan. 6, 1949 JJ Mason City Glob«-G»iett«, Malta Ctty, la. H. Goheen, Calmar, district judge. J. D. Triplett, Fredericksburg insuranceman, pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless driving and was fined $50 and costs. Benjamin Franklin first published Poor Richard's Almanac in 1728. M Already Filled Up Santa Cruz, Cal., (U.P.)—Highway patrol officers asked the woman who drove into their station what they could do for her. "Fill 'er up," the woman said, motioning toward the gas tank. So Elinor L. Larson, 45, was arrested on a drunken driving charge. SALAMI Is Delicious It LIVED IN MASON CITY—Of special interest to Mason Cityans is this World Book picture of Carrie Chapman Catt. HOW MUCH BEER IN A 'JUNIOR BOT1U OF mi. HOG KAISING—The story of how these piggies went to market is told in the World Book article on Iowa. Bfewure Coughs from Common CoUs That HANG ON "Creomuls ion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, infiamed bronchial mucous membranes.Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough pr you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs.Chest Colds.Bronchitis and high school students on subjects in which they are interested. In articles given, expanded treatment the first part will be on grade school level and subsequent parts on more advanced levels, where more difficult ideas may be dealt with. Is Family Set Thus it is essentially a family set of books, written to appeal to adults as well as students. There are articles on. juvenile delinquency, employers' liability or nutrition which contain information for the mature general reader. More than 18,000 illustrations are used, including reproductions of paintings, many in 6-color printing, photographs, diagrammatic drawings, pictographs, sketches and Hammond maps. An example of the wealth of illustration is the article on. American Indians with 16 pages of drawings and photographs in colors. 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