Lenox Time Table from Lenox, Iowa on April 2, 1936 · Page 2
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Lenox, Iowa
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Thursday, April 2, 1936
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LENOX TIME TABLE. LENOX. tOWA Here Also Tax Collector Was Persona Non Grata Ladders, not roads, are the only approaches to Xorway's more Inaccessible farms, which nre mere ledges on the mountains. Norwegian farmers In the old days sometimes pulled op their ladders when the tax collector came by, hut a law Inter made a stationary laifter of Iron compulsory. No If> or And« Sonny Boy—Say, Dad, what Is meant by "the bone of contention"? Dad—The jawbone, my son. Double Punishment The other night I went to an amateur theatrical performance, then went home and had a terrible dream." "What did you dream?' "I dreamt I went to It ngnln."— Hd-Blts Magazine. Relics of Lost Hittites Found; Indicate Culture What Is believed to be the first step toward the discovery of the lost Hittites, who nppenr in th>? Bible as a great Imperial power, has been found In Asia Minor. In a 4,000- year-old tomb was discovered n Hlt- tlte statue of a bull, seven inches high and Inlaid with gold. Tho silversmith's art Is astonishingly modern, and Indicates thnt the race was cultured rather than primitive as previously believed. The discovery has aroused great interest among European archeologists because previously nothing had been known of the Hittites' work except rock carving and a few potsherds. THE OLD HOG "The farmer's wife tells me It is proDtable to keep a pig to get rid oi scraps around the house." "I presume so. I find, however, that my husband will eat almost anything." Not Even Tarnished "You ain't got no brains." "Ain't got no brains? Why, man, Ah got brains which ain't used." WRIGLEYS been Open Doors After learning to read, all doors of knowledge are open to anyone who cares to enter them. Start Climbing You've still got to climb the ladder of success. It's no use waiting for the lift. AUTOGRAPHED MOVI£ STAB GET YOUR CHOICE OF THESE GREAT MOVIE STARS Hollywood's latest rage! Big, de luxe photographs fashioned into unique statuettes that stand up by themselves on your table or dresser. Every one over 7 inches high— every one autographed 1 JOAN BENNETT JOAN BLONDELL J/.--BS CAGNEY CLAUDETTE COLBERT GARY COOPER BING CROSBY BETTE DAVIS OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND MARLENE DIETRICH ERROL FLYNN BUCK JONES RUBY KEELER CAROLE LOMBARD FRED MAC MURRAY PAT O'BRIEN DICK POWELL GEORGE RAFT RANDOLPH SCOTT MARGARET SULLAVAN MAE WEST Send only two box tops from Quaker Puffed Wheat or Rice for each photo statuette wanted. Mail to The Quaker Oats Co. P.O. Box 1083, Chicago. 111. TRIPLE SEALED TO GUARD FRESHNESS HADE SINCE 1880 by the inventors of the original safety razor, Star Blades nave 56 years of precision experience stropped into their keen, long-lasting edges. If your dealer cannot supply yon. mail lOe to Dept. WN- 5, Star Blade Division, 88 Johnson St, Brooklyn, N. Y. HT CEM AND EVER-READY EAZOiS Scenes and Persons in the Current News 1—First issue of the Federal Register, the government's new dally newspaper, coming off the press at Washington. 2—Locomotive derailed and upset at Sussex, N. J., when track was undermined during the serious floods in the East. 3—Chief Justice 1 Alfred A. Wheat of the District of Columbia Supreme court who ruled against the seizure of telegrams by the senate lobby committee. Governor and Daughter Go Riding When the cares of his office are not too exacting, Gov. Alfred M. Landon of Kansas turns to the saddle for relaxation. In this snapshot the state executive, who is also one of the outstanding figures among those who are being considered for the Republican Presidential nomination, is sharing his saddle with his young daughter, Nancy Josephine Landon, aged three. Kansan Is Landon Organizer Will Seek Delegates for G. 0. P. Convention John Hamilton of Kansas resigned from the headquarters staff of the Republican national committee In order to become national organizer for Gov. Alf SI. Landon of Kansas, candidate for the Republican nomination for President. John Hamilton. Flag Before Buiinen Oali Bluffs, Mass.—The regular town meeting held 'here recently was delayed several minutes because somebody forgot to display the American flag. On opening the meeting, Stephen Rae, official of the local Legion, said no meeting could be held until the flag was on hand. Dick Shikat Regains Title as Wrestler Champ By his recent victory over Danno O'Mahoney of Ireland, Dick Shikat regained his title of champion heavyweight wrestler of the world. He formerly was champion of Germany. HE'S A NATIONALIST Pedro Alzlbu Campos, a graduate of Harvard university and proml- ment San Juan lawyer, IK lj<:ad of the nationalist party which is fostering a movement to sr:v<:r connections between Puerto lilco an-J the United States. Newest Locomotive Compared With the Old Type The newest streamlined uteain ujjiue. The uf.w produced by aerodynamic science for tte „ third in wind resistance at a uMn-u-uduute ot til* »tw ut rulltomi l# jji£hl> ,<--," i# 'i<3 *(/>/)iJunl » 'ii-UlgJI yi-l ADVENTUREi CLUB "Fate Rings the Bell" By FLOYD GIBBONS Famous Headline Hunter. Y OU know, boys and girls, there's no use denying it J your adventure stories almost turn a man into afatll fatalist, as you know, is a person who believes he will]' 1 his time comes," that is to say, nothing he does can ch I "stars" which have already arranged for his particular? advance. I can't believe that theory of life myself. I' m ; n .v i believe that If you keep running in front of automobiles you 1 —by the law of averages—to get run over, sooner or later. But I argue with a dyed-in-lhe-wool fatalist along those lines.' He'll that when you escape it's Just not your time and when you c your time. All of which brings us to today's winner, Frederick I Clearfield, Pa. Fred had such a narrow escape under strange circumstances that about the only way you can «I It Is by believing that his time had not come. If y OU 'r e ml fatalist you will probably put It down to plain every day ta I'd say It was a combination of both. Fred's flrst Job—at the age of fourteen—was to sit in a hallwJ the door of a certain office. Beyond that door was Fred's BwJ a busy man who hired Fred to keep callers from disturbing ] Fred Is Buffer for Boss. Fred was the buffer and he says he turned away at least 99 ri of the callers. He had a nice comfortable chair beside a big steal ator and could read or play checkers with himself or do anrflj wanted to do providing he didn't let anybody slip by his watchful* There was one restriction, Fred says, upon which hit) depended. He couldn't leave his post at any moment of 1 No pretext could excuse his absence for one second. Net mind that, he says. He had the only window in the spacla hall, where he sat, and could look out when he got tired i Except for a small telephone table at the other end of the was no furniture. Fred could put his feet up on the hot radiator! was cold and make himself at home as much as he wished. FollowL his orders to the letter he paid no attention to anything else that! be going on around him. Ignores Telephone, but It's Agent of Fate. The telephone, at the far end of the hall, he ignored. Noones. ever to use the thing anyway, and yet that telephone was destined! the instrument of Fate—the instrument that would snatch him [ particularly dreadful and untimely end. Fred had been on the Job two months when the fatefuH arrived. He had never moved out of that dutiful chair of I. No matter what happened around him, Fred had been true tot trust, and like a faithful watchdog had stayed put before! door of his employer. Radiator Good Company on Cold Day. This day was particularly cold and his side partner—the slenl ator—was sizzling hot. The steam hissing through Its pipes In foi him was sweet music to his chilly ears. He had a good book art] were few callers so what more could a fellow ask? As he i of his frosty window, he could see" less fortunate persons 8j_, way against a wintry blast and he congratulated himself on thtit duty that had kept him at his post and held his nice warm Jobtaj Suddenly an annoying sound grated on Fred's sensitive m It was that blame telephone at the other end of the hall. HeM it ring. He should worry. He wasn't going to get up and m it and then have some salesman slip in. and annoy the boss, I sir-ree. He smiled, cocked his feet higher on the radiator,* went on reading. Ringing Telephone Annoys Fred. , Bat that doggoned phone kept on ringing. It wouldn't si think v.-ben a fellow didn't answer they'd stop 1 ringing. But I "OiDg-a ling-a ling," went the telephone 1 "Baug!" went Fred's warm feet off the sizzling radiator and t| for the other end of the hall. He figured he could answer the (tail and be back before anyone noticed his absence. He made the bill jumps and grabbed the receiver. And as he did, Fred says, thf fell out of the world! • The Bottom Falls Out of the World. Wham! A rush of air slammed him violently agalnrti wall! Boom! A detonation like thunder shook the buildlngij der his feet! He fell, like a log, to the floor! Lrieu carue from the front office—cries and dense clouds of llrtf \\ inuows crashed open I The agonized voice of his boss came to B ifcg big name. Suddenly the air cleared. Fred's boss appeared and hugged*. r M M re , d WaS amazed - Here he was getting hugged Instead old tired! He looked around and his eyes nearly popped out of his bail The Radiator Had Been Blown to Pieces, His easy chair was a mass of wreckage! The radiator* gone! Blown to bits! It had exploded and jagged fragment iron protruded from the place on the wall WHERE ~" HEAD HAD BEEN FOR THE LAST TWO MONTHS! . . phone hadn't rung the boy would have been blown to plecti! I ywi, i lu not advising disobedience by any means, but, byi« owru.ciictj saved Fred's life that day. Or was It Just "not his I ©—WNU Service. Peace Portal Stands on U. S.-Canadian Boundary '.<; J'«;ac« I'onul, fommemorat- '!'.*. ' A <;l: "" Jr >' " f I»-'ace between the '-"U,:d St«i«« an,! cumula, stands '•'* <-i» : bouwliiry between the Unlt- M Stun* «,„] canmlu, where the >'-"--i.l<: highway pusses from Brit"••»' '^litmi.iu Into Washington This !;":, ' ;Wir IJIal »«. Wash., at a point i/ "'" : " ; °' :(;i "'. niilwny and highway "•'••'••-. with an extensive view of "<<: .wlan.jH of I'uget Sound. . Tl "; '""' tal WHS built In 1021 by •'«-• I'acllU; Highway association It I!? ."''':, HlJ ', U; - A »«ve the door"iBcrlptlons: "Open « Chl , d t ' " ml "BrethreS in peace" It »m,,,j 8 m a clri . ulnr "" l« illuiui.t ar wlt |,| n a Canada. The n two (lag poles, from ' amcan ••«... uio other the American. ou wo i'wi«, i. on „, ll ; oject was launched In June, 1915, at j flag-raising ceremony at "' the site of the present art cause of the war, liow was not begun until uel Hill of Seattle Is erf* the original plans. Mr. _ the dedication September^! pointed out that "it Is'' arch to be erected to i peace. Paris lins Its oniphe, Berlin has its gate; but in no other pla«| one to peace." Snake Bite Clot« Blj The fact that snake a clotting of the victim's! long been known throug«j tlon on animals bitten, t of many experiments It' that the poison of some' the same type as the veDj* clotting in some cases-WJ In others. Cobra pols* ample, did not clot the W the snake poison that be of most use to su bleeding was provided M' ly Russell's viper of Iiw» which annually takes an toll of human life In «"" Buffalo Beast < The slow, mighty buW»l best suited for work In^twj rice fields of India an also tows boats and the river banks.

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