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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 15, 1946
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FAGE TWO IOWA. (H^pcr 9 North Dodge Street — Phones 1G- 17 J. W. HAGGARD £ R. B. WALLER, Publishers Entered as 'Jecond Class Matter at the' Postoffiee at Algoiia, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Issued Weekly. NATIONAL 6DITOft!At— National Advertising Representative: National Advertising Service, 18fl W. Randolph St., Chicago. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTII CO. One lYear, in advance $2.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth Counly Advance in'combination, per year $4.00 Single Copies 7c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KpSSUTH One Year, in advance .'. $3.00 Upper .Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $5.00 No subscription less than fi months. ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per inrh •)2r Ort-IClAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER Editorial B* J. W. Haggard Young Men Favor Democrats. That the voters of the country favor the 'democratic party should an election be held right now has been discovered by the Gallup Poll people after a nation wide poll of returning 'soldiers. The survey showed that 63 per cent of the soldiers favored the democrat party to 37 favoring the republicans. The younger men of the country are showing a decided tendency to go all out for the democrats. The poll showed six in every ten saying tha'. they would vote democratic were an election held now, but while that does show a present predominant trend to the democrats, it is no telling how these same voters will stand next fall. President Truman has made few enemies so far but he can easily do so if his stand on some of the important issues coming up does not suit the voters. One of the problems he is now facing is whether he will allow union labor to lake over the government or will he 'give the ordinary citizen a voice in the matter. President Roosevelt gave the union labor bosses about everything they asked for and there was no question but that the Political Action Committee of he C. I. O. had a large hand in his re-election last year. If President Truman lakes a fair stand in the ever mounting labor troubles and stands up to the greedy labor bosses in the interests of the people, in our opinion it will be hard to defeat him for a second term, but if he lays down and lets them take charge, these young soldiers will not back him up for a second term. Most of-the boys have been working for their country at about $50 per month, while the union labor boys stayed at home and drew down several .hundred-dollars per month, without'risking their skins or'any chance of losing their lives unless from an- excessive use of bad liquor. Here is where President Truman has a chance of showing his mettle, and we are still banking on him doing the right thing. Most voters nowadays are voting for men. not political party tags. Dolliver For Congress Congressman James I. Dolliver. sixth district congressman, is home from Washington for the legislative vacation, and last week announced his candidacy for a second term as the republican candidate. Congressman Dolliver was born and raised in Ft. Dodge where he has been practicing law for years. He is a nephew of late Senator J. P. Dolliver. one of Iowa's most brilliant statesmen. "Jim" Dolliver is very popular with American Legion men and was state commander some years ago. He has a good record for his first term and jt will be hard for the democrats to find a candidate who will have any chance against him. Our own Charlie Murtagh, perhaps the most papular democrat in the district, has been .suggested for the nomination on the democratic ticket but Charlie is not seeking political honors and declined to consider the proposition. Congressman Dolliver has earned a second term and doubtless will find slight opposition. . Orton Tells 'Em , Clark Orton who at one time was a good republican, has of late frequently broken off the reservation, and as we understand it voted for the late President Roosevelt four times as did a lot of the rest of us former good republicans. It Mas been the habit of Clark of late years to withhold his wrathful criticism of the old line republicans until it threatens to disrupt his diaphragm. Then he breaks into print and this paper is always glad to print anything that Clark has lo offer, whether we agree with him or otherwise. In his criticism of the Iowa delegaton in Washington we certainly cunnot follow him. We have not paid any particular attention to any of our congressmen with the exception .of Congressman Dolliver, who we think has represented this district in an able manner and voted sensi'bly on'most questions that have to come before congress. But then we all know that when Clark gets going he is liable to make a clean sweep and put them all in the dog house. With these few remarks we give you CLARK ORTON: Jan. -1. 1946. To the Editor: President Truman made a splendid talk. He hit straight from the shoulder and placed the blame exactly where it belonged and without malice or anger. We the People, are disgusted and * angry at the continued boondoggling of SOME of our democrats and RfOST'Of our republicans in congress. That the nation is facing Inflation and disaster is obvious to even those 1 Who do not follow economics or politics. Never before has Iowa been represented in congress by such a bunch of "weak Sisters" ns our present delegation of $10,000 a year "yes-me" men. They have neither guts or ability; like the lillies of the field. "They toil not neither do they spin." With hardly an exception they vote the straight republican programme dictated by the higher ups and—Iowa be-damhied. Iti the senate we have but one senator, ns our Junior Senator always votes with Ohio and hangs onto the coat tails of Senator, Taft for fear of beaming a nonentity and lost in the political fog. He seems to forget that IOWA is west, not east, of'the Mississippi and that her main industry is agriculture. Iowa now, as never before needs real men in Washington, strong men, men with ability, fighting men and above all; men who place the interests of Iowa above those of the .political party to which they belong. Mark. Hanna could say: "The public bo-dammed" but Mark Hanna did not represent Iowa.—Clark Orton. Atomic Bomb Compared To Poison Gas The terrible deslrticliveness of the atomic bomb and whether the United Stales should share the secret of the bomb with other nations of the world has been and is'being debated by the people of this country for months and so far. as we know none but the United States so far possesses the secret of the manufacture of the World wrecking bomb. That this bomb might easily destroy ali civilization in this world if known to men of power, like the late Hitler, is conceded by most people i'licl whether it should remain in the hands of the United States or be given lo a body of men representing the strong nalions who would be supposec to see that its tremendous power should be harnessed and used for the peaceful betterment of the world, has so far not been settled. It was discussed at the recent three-power conference at Moscow, but was not definitely acted upon. How ever, it is generally agreed that it will not be many years until all of the great powers will fathom the secrets of the bomb, and with no thanks lo us. The idea of the three great powers jointly handling the bomb seems the most reasonable solution of the matter, and would assure as far as possible its use as a peaceable force in the world. In the end. in spile of all we can do, we think that the bomb is liable to fall into the hands of some unscru-plous power and will be used in the complete destruction of our world civilizalion. This world's civilization has been destroyed before and it might easily happen again. Our old Iriend, Tom Carmody, over at Whittemore. however takes a more hopeful view of the situation, lie is in favor of taking all of the liberty loving nalions into our confidence and place them in possession of all of the facts, according to a letter from Tom in the Open Forum of the Des Moines Register. Tom says: One of the most dreaded weapons of modern warfare has been poison gas. All • nalions are informed, as,.to v the formula . ; and maniifaictuKetof this'dofiumsut?nifejni£iSB'fe of offense in war. Time after time during world war two it was reported that Hitler was going lo use poisoned gas and especially during the days when his boasted armies were being pushed back to Berlin. H was expected as a last resort. It never happened. Why? Hitler knew that if he at any time resorted to gas the Allies were'prepared to retaliate 10 to one and he would bringing untold mis- cry and loss of life to his own civilians and gain nothing in defeat of his opponents. I belive the atomic bomb can be considered in the same class with poison gas. All nations having the use of it will have the same effect as all nalions having the use of poison gas. So far we are advised lhal there is no defense to the atomic bomb. If Hitler, world power crazed renegade that he was. hesilaled to use poison gas when his back was to the wall, it does not seem to me that anyone more crazed than he, would be foolish to use the atomic bomb in the world without control." Colleges may operate on a 12-monlhs schedule . . . as though the kids weren't graduating now, much too soon; before they have anything approaching an adull, mature grasp of things in general, and what education is, in particular. Poor old Henry Wallace: even some lowans still refuse to understand that he is a good, homey guy, leading a clean life, working for the public good as he sees it and fired with a type of zeal for "u cause". Win. Jennings Bryan and the old Populist Parly never won any elections but their ideas eventually were adopted by the other major parties and are now part of our national life. When a Htmor reached >Ko*suth county that lowarts in California were caught'ih'a cold'Wave, an/cl had no means of keeping Warm, some 40 names were signed to a package of" cob's, ahtT'"^^, cobs mailed to Dolph Rangy him George Stewart, who are spending the winter in BalboaV Calif. The ad" dress is 2087' Ocean' Blyd'.- if ydtf want to send more cobs. "Fbi-ever AmtoW";' the totok ' that hit like a tern of brick, has a waiting list a-mlfe long' at the' Alctiita piHiltc literary: our scouts report ... If you've read It, you know why. * i» *. . . One local woman's quick-witted ness probably save a serious fire and possible tragedy. ,dliring the Christmas season . . . pine needles on the tree ignited from an elec- 1 trie spark off a light connection . . . the young-.woman, with'her small tots nearby, put' out' the flames with her bare ' hands as they started <lo sweep through, the . *,' * * •...,.An award'for energy should go to Guy and - Dick Reynolds who not only shoveled off .the corner walks • at their home, as well 'as those of a fewineighbonsMnit also shoveled out a' : regular;?,'C>i:ive-iri'! before their home. > Clarence U. Pollarii intendent of the milnici and water plant, says^ old "trade-in" engines' old plant here, both sa' . „ service during the war, ;U!'. ; . one wound up at Pearl Ha'fbo'f, and the second one went to Cuba. Juper- " light ihe two ri the Active The 22 year-old soldier who was fined $50 for taking a 14 year-old girl to a hotel would have found it a different story had he not been in the service . . . does he realize it? Maybe the best way to brine the matter of strikes lo a head would be to have everyone just close down until the matter is all settled . . . General Motors deserves a lot of credit for having the guts lo at least stand up for some basie principles of business operation ancl management. Instead of sei-king a place you should take purl. Should Tax Small Incomes Pitiman in Northwood Anchor. If the United States is to get out of debt within the next fifty years, or even the lifetime of babies born this year, federal taxes will have to remain high, perhaps burdensome for a long time. Confiseatory taxes and penalty taxes on industry and commercial business justly should be abolished or private enterprise cannot function. Jt is plainly to be seen, however, that behind the outlines of most of the proposed changes of the income tax plans are schemes to exempt the smaller incomes. This writer firmly believes that is a mistake. He is of the opinion that to establish and 'perpetuate individual consciousness of government peacetime extravagance and appalling waste every recipient of income should pay an annual tax, even if no more than a dollar. Furthermore he should be required to make out a certain form which, when completed, would carry necessary information as to the correctness'and honesty-of-hte j report. Such a proceeding would keep the taxpay- ers in mind of the uncountabel sums of money demanded by those who are elected to manage the nation. Politicians are not likely to let such a program go through, however. The voter who thinks the rich are paying the taxes ancl he paying none is in a particularly friendly mood toward the party in power and demonstrates his feeling when he casts his vote. Republican Senator Vandenberg argues that the revenue at the bottom is hardly worth collecting. Others have said that machinery to coir lect the petty taxes would cost more than the revenue would pay for. Too many neW^ employees would be nedeed, it is said. Why? The little taxpayers could pay at the post offices and the post office inspectors could keep an eye on the would-be chislers. Some twenty million automobile owners have bought federal- use stamps at post offlcs.. WoiiJ4•'•thjtijrg'pe -thaf-ma»y-to"iMypeMy'Uunjine"teatea -'' " " building and to the same clerks. Ed Capesius uncovered'a small box the other day, revealing a new compass . . . one of those kind you screw into the frame, of your car up over the windshield ..*., "I'm never without one;" said Ed, since that trip up north with ; A1 Buchanan ... seems Ed had Al reading a road map during^ some night driving, and Al- told Ed to make a right turn, which he did . . .10 miles later .Ed discovered they were heading for Nofrth Dakota "No sir." says Ed,'.','I.'wore one compass out, arid this";is tho second one." ....:. (Jl $ ;^ , '.'•"' SECRET DOPE DEFT. In u good many places of business, if you will look underneath the calm dignified calendar for 19'4G on the wall, you will find a second calendar, with a lush beauty a-l.i September Morn. •' .. ' t * * ,i!i" '*' .'J'*"'^ SPne lady* eetUng-tMprt&btir depart from home after a day in Al- ^ona, remarked as she left a store with arm full of bundles, "I'd like* o' know one clay when I go home 101 loaded." * « » Don Alt, hubby of the former sabelle Greenberg,. now connect- I ed with radio station • WMT after army service, has been broadcast- ng for a place to live there . . . 'If you have an attic, let me, know," he said, "and I'll fix it up' at my expense". In the meantime lis wife and child are living here. 1.1 0 0 Our research department re- jorls that when the Jap and his vhite bride drove up before a lo- al preacher's last week, to get married, he jumped out his side f the car, she hers . . . he opened he door and walked in first, and fter the ceremony he walked Out irst, she trailing . . . the surprised readier, caught without suffici- nt witnesses on the premises, call- cl in Mrs.'C. U. Polla?d •a'nd'Mrs. Vade Ball, who acted as brides- laid and "best man". They report t was quite an affair, with the room, a head shorter than the ride, giving his new Wife several ealthy smackeroos after the ceremony. , t ; - i • K. D. James knows' that the Chicago Tribune has an efficient lookkeeping department, ' but be lafflecl them recently. Seems;' thp 'rib has the habit of'not* always vaiting for the U. S. mail toi tyring checks for papers delivered. InHhls case. Bob received a bill for Tribs he had received, and his check had not yet reached Chicago. His phone rang — "Chicago,- long distance. calling Mr. James," came a wo- man's voide., "we'are calling about jtour invoice "on our papers . . , *' Before she g6t Any farther? K. D. chimed in-With,- "Oh. hello, say now deep is the ide on Lake Mich- igfch?" ' TM= Chicago, caller htihg itpyand th'enext'time: a Trib man cahie'in tbte store he brought •feelings ; frt>ffi the Woman In Chl- tfrigc)' "who* gave" 1 him ah accurate report' tin the- depth, of the ice: , . v *•«,»' Seems there Is a little eood-na-" tured rivalry"!up in' Buffalo ancl PIUW Creek, abbUl cbrfi yields etc. This paper recently' carried an item saying that Ted Hoover,had won an award for his yield "in Plum Creek twp." Now it seemd that Geofge H. Johnson, who livc= in Plum Creek, and also has a good .corn'yield.-.rah Into Ted after this item appeared. "You take care of Buffalor and I'LL lake care of Plum Creek," said George, to Ted, whb happens to'live in Buffalo twp. LATE XMAS NEWS: City pa- IrOlman Albert.-Weishaar received a thermometer and Albert-Boekel- nitin a "toy.giin,. : .» seems Weishaar is always getting asked "how coM was it" dhfd didn't always Have the exact 'figure, :hafidy. !; Novv \vho do ybu suppjo'sd. pulled those gags? A toirc &• yfttfftg ladyf to le ns mothM')ipeHt;ft llftr« too much '; ilmW firt the d6or slfep sayin» ' jnttfl Hlliit t« atbibi- friend oif ' . on6 Ht her flf st dates . » . wh^tt slid came Into th* house-- her mother r'epHlWttndied hgf.fof the time consumed oh the porclf , . . .'.'ftnl mmr,» safd the fflri, "we had so Much to , talk abrtut— he liad hls> a<l, pendik ont, lW, , . , , . ^ 1 Holand White. hu*bb* of the rhef Mnflonrta Quinn of ' Algdittti ihteftds to Settle Irt Hawnil, with tho Home Insurance Co of Hnwnll as.his employer. They will *livfe in Honoltrlu, where 1 Holflhd flfrt bd" tiame actJtWlnted While otf N"Avy duty the"t'e. * * *, i ' We see where nite'ftf the t^rimen selected as the "best ten dressed" has the 1 name Vand<5rbUt k . .''. as we recall It- tf)6 nnhie 4 Vartder^lll' brings lo mind pi-etfy healthy bank accounts, so that might' help explain the "best dressed" angle i . . the' real credit! goes tp the , working girts arid hofts&wive'S who «n small -or niednim jht^omes manage io look like something out of Vogue reports- tftlf or a • enroute to his' horrie at Missouri Valley, being robbed, .' . thte wa<! surprising until we r6hd fWfther and fotmd out there we^ 1 three holdup men , a ' * . » Coimi-csswoman Clare' Bottth 1 Luce is considering a ^j)ie in 1 the" rnovjes she should make good — -she's 1 been acting evei' since she Home Loans tha* are Low in Cost Compare our plan with all others before you'buy ov build a home. 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