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SIX. Are We on theftown 0i: Jf, fl. -North Dodge Street — Phones ,16-17 HAG3ARD & R- .B. WALLER, Publishers as Second Class Matter at the Postoffice at -Algorta, Iowa, under act of Congress Of March 3, 187fl. .Issued Weekly. • National Advertising Represcntntivo: National Adver- lising Service, 18B W. Randolph St., Chicago, SUBSCRIPTION RATF.S IN XOSSU,tH GO. One 'Year, in advance ;$2.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossulh County Advance in combination, per year ; $4.00 Single Copies : Tc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTII One Year, in advance $3.00 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Ad- - vance in combination, per year $5.00 No subscription less than 0 months. ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per indi 42c OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER Some years ago we had occasion to • visit Washington for a few weeks arid came horns thinking that the ration's capital and its habits and population were not much different than towns like Algona, with.of course a much larger population and a few- more foreign fiQtab'les, We thought that our county board of supervisors resembled the house of representatives .in mony respects and its members personally were much like our county supervisors in appearance and dress. The senate was made up of older and more .distinguished looking men, of which .our senator Jonathan P. Oolliver was perhaps the leading member both in'appearance r,ncl brains. But of lute years it seems that the National capital has degenerated and became a city of sin. The burea'u of vital statistics revealed a few days ago that one out of every twelve births in the capital city is listed as illegitimate. It was also discovered that the per capita consumption of'hard liquor exceeds by three to one that of any other city in the nation, but that has been a record of some years standing. It was only a few years ago that Washington and the nation voted absolute prohibition on the nation, taking advantage of the fact that a food share of the younger men were in Europe and therefore disenfranchised 'at the time. It seems that the more we campaign against liquor the more the people demand and get their booze. It is indeed a queer world. Editorial By J. W. Haggard 'Return of the Prodigal Our one time hero, Col. Chas. -Lindbergh, is again appearing in the news occasionally, and -it is understood that he has admitted that he was all , wrong in his isolationism that he so strongly ad-- vocated before Pearl Harbor. The boyish "Col- Onel took it upon himself to lecture the country before Japan attacked us, which he hacl'said -was Impossible. The bloody attack at Pearl Harbor came shortly after he had reassured us and told us that Hitler's victory in the war was certain and that we should stay out of it. He told us that the war was no concern of ours and that we should let England fight her own battles. It was at that time openly charged that "Lincly" wanted the Germans to win. Hitler had presented him with a medal of honor for 'his airplane crossing of the Atlantic, and on the other hand it was said that the big men of England had rather slighted him when he visited London. Before the United States entered the war the Colonel was openly rated pro- German by rtiany. After Pearl Harbor his name disappeared from the news and few knew what had become of him. Lately a group of republican congressmen met with "Lindy" for exactly what purpose is not known but it was suspected that they were considering him for leadership and advice. After his admission that he was all wrong on every question before the war, it would seem to a man on the sidelines that his place as an advisor of any parly is slightly out o[ place at this time. His flight across the Atlantic denoted bravery but not necessarily statesmanship, and if the republican party have no better statesman to put forward than the noted flyer they are hard up for political material. We all remember .that "Wrong Way Corrigan" also flew the Atlantic in an old crate and should also be recognized. Patriotic Union Labor To the returning soldiers, many of whom have spent most of their time for years in the bloody fox holes and battle fields of Europe and. the Pa- .cific, after risking their lives for a.mei'e pittance to find the fat and well fed steel and automobile workers hundreds of thousand of whom are now greedily asking for a bigger wage, must seem . very unpatriotic. The boys remaining .safely at home receiving the largest w-ages ever paid in iri>- dustry, have been protected and have not needed ti: risk their lives for fifty dollars a month, while the home workers were forcing their wages up to unheard of pay by strikes and anything to gel more money out of their employers. Certainly union labor nnd its millionaire bosses may reasonably expect to be looked upon by the.returning soldiers with some contempt At latest reports nearly a million union labor men are on strike. I! is indeed a sad spectacle for our fighting men and the boys may conclude that Ihey have fought the war in vain. It will take a long time lor the hig'hly paid workers who took the opportuniy of, war to fatten on the country while the patriotic young men of the country have risked their liven to protect the stay-at-homes, to regain the respect of the soldier boys. David Lawrence, one of-the arm'chair-column- ist-strategists in Washington, declares "We are left to guess which nation we are arming against." Same day, General Marshall told the U. S. that we were tearing down our greatest military force in history at such a rate that in a year we will have comparatively little left. Is Mr. .Lawrence unaware of this? And is he unaware of the fact that what is left is not for "arming against" but occupation forces and a token force for defense. Christian Science Monitor: The smart veteran is one who takes a job in the old ho^ne town and doesn't pursue a will-o'-the-wisp in one of the bix ex-war centers. " .... <•:•:>- •:**?;, :•:•>:•:•;:?i ; :v: : K-:^j^-x<vftvWiftw:4>: : ft->K >: :i ; : t-: : :v: : :v.-v-> -:•,:•:•-•',-:•'••-• •••• :-. :• • • :•..-.••• -:.:-.• ••:;•-:;• •:•.•; •X»-K:•-•• • .•• • • :• -.•:.- • e »Fue\o REFININ6 METHGP5 Harms Oil Company, Disk Phone 74 Harms {Super Service Station 'Frank Halclem&n, Operator and Manager Sta;te and Jones Harris Phillips Station (Formerly Klamps) State 4)id Jones Albert Haag (Formerly Johnson's) 18 No more ^pproi>rlate,n»mc;«mhl have been, Chosen for tftfe, University of lowtt football stadium than Klnnlok . Memorial Stadium. The ballot Was' overwhelming 6n the campus. Klnrtlck's life was nil too short, 'but 'he left the 'University and the State with the 'rtHithftry of an outstanding football player who was also a leader, a scholar, a gentleman, and a hero who gave his life for his country. . * » - * .Ira -Kahl .tfoesn't mind going to fires, being a good fireman . . . but he does Object to having the alarm, sounded when he is taking a bath, which is what happened recently* '»- * Brail Wrleht and his .wife were overjoyed, last week, when they retrieved their collie, "Fritz", at- ther the .animal went AWOL. He. belongs to pip 'Wright now in the Navy, and there .would have .been one sad sailor hod "Fritz" failed ito return. « « 0 Billy Mood has .finally .decided that he and his-wife might just- as well give up on taking i a trip ,to Chicago . . .'-they've been planning one for a couple' of years, .but something always happehs'-,to-keep 'em home at the last minute. • .; $ V $ ft . The Texas Ba'ntists seem to hav.e developed- a first .class fight : between themselves as to whether, or not President Truman is a good. moral man",. ... objected to his "attitude toward ' drinking 'and gambling". ,, , the second group. who may be take a nip now and then think he's OK . . . Trumin, did not enter the fray, but .one political wiscracker said, that if all the folks who 'took a drink voted for Truman he was as good us elected for another term. i> • 0 . ff The hotel situation, as we all know, gets pretty cramped in these parts . . . folks are turned away without a place to stay nearly every night . . . result is.that local tip.rries occasionally get calls to handle the overflow '. .'. Mrs. Clara Pratt had one such -call, recently, and found she was hostess .to a, Corwith .newlywed couple. • * o « •,-Bob McCoiuiell of ( thte .flP A 'here, wears a cap. ; these, chilly days . ... his reason: -head .too small 4or:the hats in stock. *..*•*'. ' . . ; . Speaking af;the:<)PA,;t!iey.iiavc their 'headaches, :Every time some youngster playfully : rearranges a grocer's ..price .tag, the OP& : hears from someone about . it. .-And '.another :thins, ceiling prices fluctuate ;from time to-time, and whenr ever they drop a- bit from : the .former price,, a few who ^bought fit 'the' OKI arid -higher price 'have complaints.'- S" , * • » MEN ONLy DETT. - Women aren't the only ones who can 'prepare a ' Thanksgiving meal . . our scouts report that Bill Lai.vell and .Harold ; Bcandt tackled a hefty -turkey, -browned it -'to n fine point, and dished -up a 'dressing ; to . go with it:.that would have made the .W/.aldorf-As4oria envious . . . unfortunately It .was so good that ;.their 'tesR^c.tive wives are Chinking .of .turning a,!! the cooking over -jto this pair, so it shows that jt -may ,not ;.pay -to be too proficient 'in "this department. Ralph Miedke, called upon to do the basting fqivt.heir turkey, found that an old shoelqce, • scrubbed a bit first, -makes ' an ideal, sturdy contrivance for performing that function. ;(here was ;.tti<s wife •; who found she could set a ill- .$.ot;ce f*oin her husband ,bc» , cause of Ills flat feet . .... His .fett were in the wrong Mat, - ' »:> '»!> ft ST ATE OF tf IE NAWON: ,Lt, Gen. Ira C, Eaker declared he "would exchange any two men for one woman in the army." The general happened to be speaking at. a WAC graduation ceremony, Which may hdve influenced his temarks. If 'We was serious, maybe he is setting a new trend in military science . . , artd ,We doubt very much if the men will object*' «( * . <i There's one local citizen- who renders about as good, snappy, soul-searing a version of "Old Ironsides" as We've ever hoard , . . because we can't run ,as fast as we itsed to, we'll not mention just who this is. » » «r Postmaster Wade .Sullivan declares that as nearly .as postal employees can judite, Algeria has a present population of about. 6.000 . . . which if jso is a cool thousand pain in five, years. « « * COMPLAINT DEPT.:At''n. public relations department, Western Ulnion . . . there is a strong feeling locally that Western Union ir not doing a good job, through no fault of the local operator, but because the office with 'its present personnel is not open Jong enough and messages cannot be handle;? as promptly as one might expec! . . . this area needs more perSfi- nel and while 'it might not hp feasible at the moment, WTJ should certainly be made aware of the situatinn Vier*>. , » * * Famous Last Linr^. We'll put your name on the list. Mrs. Don Krause Is New Corwith Teacher Wesley: Mrs. Don Kraus began her duties as teacher in the sixth grade in the Corwith public school. Don, who had been employed at the Prisoner of _War camp at Algona, is now assisting jn his father's general store. Mrs. Helen Johnson had been employed in the store. 'iii • • A Birthday Surprise Lone Rock: Mrs. Emil Kroft was pleasantly surprised Saturday 'hfternoon when several friends arrived to help her celebrate her birthday. .Those attending were Mrs. ,C.' E. Sigsbee, Mrs. Gordon Sigsbbe and Mrs. Henry GettmaW all of Hurt, and Mrs. M. E. Blanchard, Mrs/Fred Genrich, Mrs. Calvin Householder and Mrs. Ray Bierstedt. Mrs. Kroft was presented with a gift. CARD PARTY ST. BENEDICT SCHOOL December 2 8 O'clock LUNCH SERVED Mrs. Jul Seller Mrs. Frank Youngwirlh Committee "You'd Think I Was One of Heir Biggest Customers!" ",I started at -the Jowa 'State bank with a checking account,. Jhe,n savings. Came in pretty regularly. I ;got to ; know'thern., they got to know me * * * So one time -when !i : really needed money, v I asked for a loanr—got ;it, 'right away. Later I bought a home, and they handled the mortgage * * * I borrowed from them on my life insurance when I started Mary 'to .college. (Buy travelers cheques there for out-of-town trips. Keep my War Bonds and valu- .ables in ,-a safe deposit, box * * * It's just natural to go -these -npw about ; anything concerning money. My ;busin*ss:reftlly.doesn't amount to much, but the way-they treat ; me ( you'd .think I was one of their •biggest. cwatomers ..." .• . 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