The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 6, 1945 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 6, 1945
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Radiators • :" Cleaned, Soldered, Repaired t New Equipment-Implied !j Chefs Used Auio Parts T Lakeside Storm Lake, Iowa Sunday, Das 9 ' 10 A. M. till darlc '•'./: : CASH fRIZtfS Sponsored by United Counties Chapter Izaak Waltoji League Plenty of 12 gauge shells for sale on the grounds. Pearl Harbor .i - - : - a Day the Jap's Won't Forget "-../".•• ' . >',. . "" ' i-We'll always "Remember. Pearl Harbor"—and in so doing, we're making it a day the Japs will rieveiV forget, a day that will ; go down in history as .the greatest mistake Japan, ever, made, i' , |$ On this occasion we pay tribute to the leans who lost their lives on that,fateful day. 'fnetr F'. ' "' •"."'.'''.'•;..'.•.'• Sacrifice did more than any other single thing to fweld our nation together in preparation for Vic r , . BONDS! STATE BANK ALGONA '. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Ralph Miller, President - ...•• ."•, : ' "''.* ; : .''.' " ~', • ' • . •. * ' ,, '''•••',' f V ' Harold Gllmore, Cashlet ' . . '''': , Roy MoMahon, Ass't Cashier LOOKING INTO YOUR FUTURE. thing'ii.CQct*ia.f*-»If you can't get a new car yet v (which you probably can't), and if you don't ti«at IN your old car with extra special kid gloves —you're ; w do without a car for a whjlel ^ ; :; *& (Don't take chances. I*t your PhilUpJi 6^ p*fljer Ijelp you give your auforoobUe $ui f^f^pr^iig;- it'. ^pecds, .. Prppjii frequency to : |ipp.rta^t parts such M bactery, • • '' ••-• . i •-. • •.-.•-."--. n every week tft Jet Wfl|»:f»W|K^^ " ,'Phillip. ftep» Orange and ; '' ' -,-- -. .. . , . .. -.•.,:;• •- '.-;-•-• r' i- •.-'•'•-'' ."- \Tfr <'-'•*•'&•-•••: ? VM •"• -''- '• vW;l.*jij'^'"<"- ''•'sW^-'Tia ®jjper 9 North Dodge Street — Phones 18-17 . W, ttACKJAfcflr&'tt, fl. WALLER, Publishers Entered' a$ Ue^ond Class Matter at the fostoffice at Algoiia, lowo, wide* act of Gottgress t at March _^ _ 3, }87<h issued Weekfy ( «8r~ National Advertising Hepre- . sentative: National Advertising Service, 189 W, Randolph St., Chicago. RATES IN KOSSUTH CO, Orje 'Year, In advance. $2.30 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, pet year..... .....$4.00 Single Copies 7c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, In advance A $3.00 Upper Dea Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year. $5.00 No subscription less than 0 months. ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising,,per inch..*... ...42c OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER UPPER DES M6INES, ALCSONA IOWA. ntlons between the allied powers. It is true that not only Roosevelt and his secretary of state, Cordell Hull, may have been fooled as to where the Japanese would strike, but that is one of the chances of war. The Germans were also fooled by the allied armies when the invasion of the continent was made on the Normandy coast instead of across the English Channel from Dover. It Is the unexpected attack in war that usually Wins, and Col. Lindbergh and others of the "know-it-all" had repeatedly assured us that it would be impossible for any enemy nation to atta'ck us successfully from across either ocean. Of course we know better now, but these supposed experts always carry more or less weight. It is true that the Japs caught us napping, but this "investiga- . tion" in our judgment is 'merely a political move to discredit the Roosevelt administration and nothing more. The republican party is more liable io lose by this attack on a man ndw in his grave and whom is considered by many to have given his life for his country. Editorial By J. W. Haggard Just One Thing After Another Here we have, been cussing .the high prices .of food and all groceries but it now develops that w e "havn't seen'nothin' yet". Since the beginning of the war our grocery bills have gone, up thirty per cent or better and last week the powers that be down at Washington 'tells the public that after next June 30 it must pay its extra food bill at the grocery store, instead of partly in taxes. It seems that the'government ihas been paying subsidies to food producers during -the war, and this year the subsidies amounted to $1,789,000,000. The stoppage'of these -subsidies -to producers is expected to raise prices to the consumers. The raise in prices on some food items is giyen as follows in the government estimate: Milk, 1.3 cents a quart; bread, 1 cent a loaf; 2 top grades of beef, 1 cent a pound; pork, 4.4 cents a pound; lamb; 6 cents a pound-cheese, 4.8 cents'a pound; flour, 8.8 cents for ten pounds; grapefruit juice, 2.6 cents a No. 2 can; prunes, 4.2 cents a pound-ond raisins, 0.2-cents a pound. Butter prices recently were increased 5 and 6 cents a pound when the federal subsidy was cancelled. Subsidies are expected to be' continued onvsugar, oilj: seeds and to non- pjocessing slaughterers. "But qfter all of this hocus pocus somebody in: congress is proposing to introduce a''bill^.'guaranteeing" all of the farmers a $2,500 profit each year,'but where this money will come from the bill, does not state. Hurrah, and hurrah again, it may be that they will get around to the^ printers some time, if these "guarantees" and "subsidies" does not wreck the country sooner. You, know that after, all "it takes money to make the mare go." ' ^ Looting The U. S. Treasury There is a man out in California by the name of Sheridan Downey. He is a well known senator of the United States and it may be that we should have followed his public career more closely, but when a man gets the ok of the voters of a great state like California, we feel that he may be trusted and that he does not need to be closely watched. It seems to us that someone has said he was a Townsendite, but we are not sure of this and so it may be left out in our judgment of the eminent senator. Now really what we have been leading up to is to note the fact that while we were not looking Senator Downey is promoting a bill in the Senate to increase the permanent pay- base of all federal employees, and there are over three million of them, by a flat twenty per cent. Right at this time when all public men are seeking ways to curtail the huge expenses of the government from the war time build-up of loafing bureaucrats, his proposition should in itself provide proof of his irisanty. Mr. Downey not only wants to increase the base pay of all federal employees 20 per cent .but in addition he proposes to increase the pay of the bureali heads from $9,800 to $15,000, the heads of departments from $15,000 to $25,000, the salaries of congressmen and senators from $10,000 to $17,500, and the salaries -of federal judges not less than 100 percent. It 'is estimated that should the Downey, bill become a law more than a billion dollars annually would be added to the government costs. Just lately a 15 percent basic increase in all government salaries was made. Even President Truman,. who has at times shown himself to be almost as reckless with government funds as was his ijredecesor, surely cannot stand for such a robbery 'of the taxpayers as Downey proposes. It does seem singular that fools like him can T break into the United States treasury. iI?eairJ<;Harbor r Investigation Seemingly Political , The congressional investigation of the Pearl Harbor disaster is regarded .by many : as purely political and of little if any : possible value to the country.. Some people even go So far'as to say/ that It is a dastardly attempt;of the republicans and Roosevelt haters to besmirch the memory of the late President'Hoosevelt and. perhaps gain some political advantage for the republicans in the coming elections. However, it seems very 'likely that their attempt to besmirch our dead president will react upon themselves, .president Roosevelt may have had his faults^ and made some' mistakes in his handling of the international situation before and during, the war, but-even, his political enemies give him credit, for'his farsightedness and his ability in smoothing out'some very'tense situ- ' Byron Price, formerly head of the office of censorship on a trip into Germany, reports on an increasingly bad situation in Germany, and lists five or six things we must do or decide on, before the situation e3n change. In' conclusion, he adds that "all of our propaganda 'efforts to instill a sense of collective f^erman guilt have fallen flat." That, it would seem;] 1 is the whole thing. The Germans know they ibjSt—but they still seem to have little feeling of gi$t as a nation—but they still seem to have littlejifepling of guilt as a nation— ,about the whole thing. There is only one thing they DO understate), and that is military force. If we think we can woo thorn with kindness, we're barking up the wrong tree. . One would think the world was about to col; lapse, judging by the.excitement President'Tru- man created when lie, slipped away from Washington and took a quick plane trip to greet his Mother on-her birthday... . .news, commentators, with that woeful "you didn't tell us beforehand" manner, certainly acted like a pack of sad sacks. The Congressional Pearl Harbor inquiry is definitely doing two things: 1-^confusing an already confused public; 2—creating more and more opinion toward a merger of the,armed forces into one unit of military control. We start off this week with some observations on that great, new post-war world. * * * From John Haggard, who got it from. Art Murray/ of Bancroft, who trty.from a speaker at a:;gral« dealers' convention in Des Moines, a process has now been developed whereby sea water can be converted into a product half as heavy as aluminum and twice, as strong as steel , , . , this product will soon be in production. * « « ' How , this choice morsel crept into a grain dealers' convention is something Art Murray will have to explain. * .*•. '*'••• Betnemoer when (tie wiW-ejr** writers an4 ' cartoonists itsed to, picture TYhole* cities* roftlea vby lass, air-*cou4itlp|if4 |n the JuPi* w, and heated! UvtOS Wfe»tej> , V. thai ey WMcb would tllmlnat* 5 ^p^b^fejw ; whteh, opied mter, 5 a»(t f af mj yg! eqrn of the bJ almost as v l A pTPcess .his whereby future as 4ry ; .'In* wWch To that gent (a lawyer, too, can you believe it?) who tried to unzip a Ifollywood zipper and landed in court, Carole Landis should make a substantial pay- /ment . . .he may have need of -a psychiatrist and then again he may not have been so crazy , .' , but Carole had the best publicity story of the month. •'•.., * * * STATg OF THE' NATION; ! Constable Basil Grossnckle (no, no{ , a typographical error' of rje 8 Moines, told a court that his $5 Investment In slot machines brought returns of only $1,50 . . . maybe the Constable also believes in Easter Rabbits and another gentleman we hesitate to mention at this time of the year. vr '..- . ..*•.*-.•»'• ' - He added that people were around dice tables/ at the spot h^ visited "like a swarrn of bees" , tut!. tut! , , , and right in. isnw state gapital cUy wih an 8dminl»tratton- that would not refuse to wear a hajo if somebody offered e.JWy V Simile; Taatelew M * IHi over the phone, ''' ' ferec( ont «cpJ4, a|,9 ban^f's eye", gp we went fl»f end investigated < , , but sltej log Miller and 'Charlie Murt»gfi ,Jn thjlr patfeS >V«; d§c|d^ J|ftt didn't aj« '' some of the clubs, bridge and otherwise, get their names. Last week we found the answer to one, at least—The Eight Specs—seems that the members sat down and between hands, decided on that name •because' the members all wore spectacles . . , to-wit, Mrs. W. J. 'Sigsbee, Mrs. George Stewart, Mrs. Clara Pratt, Mrs.' Rudy Guderian, . Mrs. Beecher - Lane, Mrs. Esther Helberg, Mrs. Milton Dahl, Mrs. Ted Vaughn, and Mrs. Jack.Dutton, the latter a substitute. f » * 9 If you'll pardon our sneaking a little advertising into this column, Algona now Has the largest commercial printing plant between Mason CJty and Sioux City, Fort Dodge and Mankato, ;' *. * * Wbtoh brtnfg w the thoujrM that a, gootf-'ihany local business firms have own, definite post-war plans for improvements and expansion ... one local firm has plans for some $1,800 worth of new fluorescent lighting .,, another WQuJd Ufee to double Us present floor space . , , and a franchise for a store in Algona has been granted by an organization that SQ far. hasn't been able to find a building to put jt In.. . '- ., .'*. > . .* ' ,-,,. Of tflft boys »tllt in service seem .to be getting into the public Germany ,,, -.--..,,,-^ .r.,.; m-^STI'-IBT"* 40 V9P*W » t * a small #at i» ealif<»rnj( doesn't a great Poat Nuptial Party For Swea City Bride Swea Cityj A post nuptial shower honoring Mrs. Robert Sanders, nee "Lois Liift, was held at Guild hall, Friday eve'nlng, Nov. 30. Hostesses were Mrs. Selmer Uhr, Mrs. Dittman Thompson, Mrs. Al~ fred E. Anderson, Mrs. John A. Eriekson, Mrs. Francis Sevold, Mrs. Emly Larson, Miss Jean Erickson, Miss Mary "Tlsh, and Miss Lucille Montgomery. A short program consisted of two readings by Lucille Montgomery and two vocal solos by Mrs. J. August Peterson, with Mrs. Walter Smith at the pinno. Mrs. Francis Sevold and Mrs. Alfred E. Anderson had charge of the games which followed the program. Plum Creek Xmas Party, December 12 Irvington: The Plum Creek Woman's club will meet Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 12, at the home of Mrs. Robert Loss. This will be 'the annual Christmas party with an exchange of gifts. Hostesses besides Mrs. Loss will be Mrs. Clara Gilbride, Mrs. Joe Elbert Sr., _and Mrs. Grace Phillips. DANCES LEGION BALLROOM BANCROFT . Friday, Dec. 7 Vern Wellington Tuesday, Dec. 11 "Skipper" Berg Friday, Dec. 14 Lynn Kerns Tuesday, Dec. 18 Malek's Accordion FOR RESULTS USE - VINYUTE Newest fashion idea in wedgies! Sparkling clear plastic',. '* for that casual yet sophisticated air... prettily perf'd dndibuHinied in black for contrast.^ Leather soles, 5.85 Shoe Department / JUST WHAT SHE WANTS F0R XMAS ' J^vtfKS^" o $1.95 to $4.00 ALL LEATHER SOLES) Bright'j'cuff* I Embroidered :il i p p a r»! ••Furtrimmed mule$! Alirgator grained indoor; casuals!,. .and all ,|viy^|..comfortable a$ they ; : ' 1: life to one b«t;,4here on men '••ifl UflJfprjn. all jpuf dSijes no m:tfmmjmimMff^ mm

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