The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 30, 1946 · Page 12
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ALGONA 9 North Docfge Street—PhoneshGil? J. W. MAdGAftD & ft.'fc; WALLfil lEnteretl as Secdrid Class Malter at' , ht Algona, IcWa, under act fif/GohglPess of March 3^1(579. Issued Weekly. "''.'.'.' ^ • art tiriestimated number of vests, puttees, heckties and mufflers, a whisk broom, four pennies, five combs and a Chinese newspaper, Poflfre said that the bum said .he was afraid that U "might turn chilly". After this when Ih need 6f clothes <Ul we hnve to do is to catch a bum and strip him. This 'jttriy Jlso be a good hint for Zender, Chet William's a'lu^pther Algona clothing men, and the annuttl 'cdrivention-usually held at Britt might be a tbr%em'toSvork. . A National Advertising Representative: National. Adver- 'tisirt^' : Service, 188 W. Randolph St., Chicago. StJBSCrtlPTtON RATES IN KOSStiTl! CO. One |Year, in advance $2.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year ;..$4.0.0. Single Copies "....7c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance ;$3.00 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, one year .$5.00 No subscription less than G months. ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per inch 42c OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER' inon? Editorial By J. W. Haggard Iwii^i^MJilte ( .;. v i'. : -*V,>'.',*• •/' "•..V"- '»*' r-'fi^'- '/*,,' -™ - ,'..'••; .'"' >A I 1 *Tf' The Fight for Governor It would seem to many of us that Gov'. Slue should be given the usual second term that is customary with Iowa governors, but that man Olm- sled, his opponent for the republican, nomination, is on the stump now early and late picking flaws in Gov. Blue's record as governor, or rather his lack of record, as Olmste'cl puts it. Olmste'd is a lighter and these politicians can usually find sdtne- tliing to hang onto a man who has been in office for a number of years. Of course Olmsted, who is recognized as fine timber for governor, has no record in public office that he is obliged to defend. His only record, outside his 'private business affairs, is his four years of army record, which is all to his credit. It is understood that Olmsted will bu the strongest in Des Moines where he has lived his life and is best known. On the other hand Blue, whose home is Eagle Grove, finds Des Moines rc.ther antagonistic to his candidacy. Des Moines is said to want a governor who is more liberal than Gov. Blue on the wet and dry issue, which will be in the forefront of the questions to be solved by the next Iowa legislature. Blue is said to be a bone dry advocate. However all this may be, a recent survey .made by the Des Moines Register among republicans of the state, showed that Gov. Blue was preferred over Olmsted by 45 per cent of those interviewed, to 2} per cent who named Olmsted as first choice, and 34 per cent were undecided. This would seem to mean a great deal of indecision and may mean almost anything. To us it seems that all that the democratic nominee, Maj. Frank Miles, has to do is to sit on the side lines and wait' for the republican candidates^? kill themselves off. Then after;.they , have showfl up all of each other's weak points he will step in at the November election and grab the governorship plum. Hurrah for Frank Miles, Cause of Clothing Shortage ',Amongst the many things that have worried the American people since and during the war was inability to buy men's clothes of all kinds, antl it has been claimed that clothing manufacturers ha,ve held off the market hundreds of thousands of men's and boys suits, shirts and other men's wearing apparel. It was charged that price ceilings ^ adopted by the O. P. A. were so low that clothing manufacturers could realize little, if any profit. So the clothing all ready for the market was packed away in warehouses while the men of the country were unable to cover their nakedness which was not only embarrassing but in some cases became frostbitten. Now it develops that at least some of the'lack of clothes cannot be laid entirely to the low ceiling . prices. Over at Danville, Illinois, the other 'd<Jy a 70-year old man listed by the police as a Anight of 1he opan road during a routine investigation,^ removed from his person ten pair of trousers'and overalls, ten coats and jacket, ten shirts, four, caps, TAX SPEECH WILL BEAR ANALYSIS Indianola .Tri'bune: At Carroll the other dayi Gov. Robert D. Blue while on a stumping tour in ' the • interest of his candidacy in the primary rac'e for governor, made a tax speech which will bear careful analysis. It should be analyzed because of its bearing on his own record as governor. The sources of ' taxes is one thing and Mr. 'Blue's record as governor is something entirely different. What the .voters want to know is what kind of a record Mr. Blue has made as governor. ' In his Carroll speech, Gov. Blue told how Iowa saves property owners 35 million dollars a year. That statement is a compliment to the late Gov. Clyde L. Herring and former Gov. Nels Kraschel, under whose a'dmiVlistrritions the source of these saving's sprang. Nearly all of that 35 million dollars is saved as n'reSUlt Of Gov. Herring's three-point tax bill, including a tax on corporations, the three-cent Sales' lax, income from the liquor monopoly and so I on'. Practically none ot it 'was saved as a result •Of anything that Gov. Blue 'has done while in office. He told his Carroll listeners that the general fund returned 15 million dollars a year to home •owners in the form op homestead tax credits. Now .Mr. Blue 'had nothing to do with the homestead tax credit law. It was passed under the Kraschel 'administration and was fought by members of Gov. Blue's own party. This homestead tax credit 'law'has nothing to-do with Mr.'Blue's record as governor. Out of the three-point tax money and the liquor monopoly also comes the state's ten million hrilf of old age assistance as pointed out by the governor at Carroll. But that money for old, age assistance has nothing to do with the record of Mr. Blue as governor. A few weeks ago/one of Gov. Blue's appointees, the comptroller o'f the currency, announced a state treasury balance of 62 million dollars. Of cburse the taxpayers are pleased at the state's sound financial condition. But much if not most of that balance resulted : from the three-point tax law. Some of it was inherited by the Blue administration from Wilson and Hir:kenlooner while ihpv were governors of Iowa. That balance has little or nothing to do with Mr. Blue's record as governor. And just what is Mr. Blue's record as governor? He attended a conference of governors to kill an MVA and thev may have got the job done, which is of doubtful value. He called a conference of governors of 16 states to solve the housing pit nation and provide homes for veterans and civilians and it amounted to exactly nothing. The Elclora scandal came out durins his administration and voters am entitled to feel certain that their novernnr should know what is haopeneing in stato institutions. But to incorporate in his own record the accomplishments of previous administrations, and that was the imnlication of his Carroll speech, is an indication of the vacousness of his own administration. • u.,.,. • .,>..A •'•:•.•••• . ; •• .;?..:•* 1 tete» k 'ft J, Government Loss On War Seizure. Creston 'News-Advertiser: The Roosevelt seizure of the Montgomery Ward plants has finally been ended. It was an expensive political experiment, just as all his political ventures were. The government lost $1.200,000 while operating the stores, and the cost '(0 the army for personnel was $450.000 more, and that's not all. In addition, the employes were promised $785,089 in back pay out of'profits, but! there were no profits, and the army has no appropriation out of which to' pay the retroactive wages, and that's that—a complete flop. 'Today the situation is exactly what it was when the property was itaken over; the company will not compel its employes to join a union, and it will not deduct the union rake-off from the weekly nay checks. It is'Up to the employes to say whether they will vote a new strike or stay put. „ Statesman Or Politician. Belmond Independent: The difference 'between a statesman and a politician is this: A statesman asks himself this ciuestion: Is this legislation good for the people? The 'politician asks himself which way should I vote to get the most votes come next election. Come next election the statesman gets elected 1o -stay home and the politician gets sent back to Washington. interest aroused bV shave! ai&jlnt'a Hoi*. 'Ken 'cdwen's hew prdjoet, favbi-e'd ''by Weather, is drawing a most 'in-; 'teresled group 'of v .sbeotfltor?; daily, and in 'fact' yp&VreriojKih finds it hard to 'walk fey tyilhbtiti joihihg the .throng, Speculating on why the adjacent. Wfills-dbftc Collapse, 'how 1 the trefe stamp' i$ to be handled, and linally-^and; most conversational of 'all— fidVvi in the world does the steam shovel get itself 6tit of : the hol£!?i The answer to this, 'after sonic; research, is' 'that the' shovel 'digs its way by cutting a path" up; into the alley after completing the actual excavation fpr the buildingi . * » « , Scouts frdih'San Die^o <repo*t that Toddy Herbst has fo'Und his spot in the Navy . . . he's playing in a Navy jazz band out that way . . . ' and 'Petrlllo hasn't a thing to say about 'it, eithfer. ft « ' <:< At !•* Safety "AwaM, «Sete* monial dinner, Wst Thursday, Kiwanian B il I., Vigars .incited the f66nV with laughter when, as •" -'Mayer attise 'lo Sjieak -fn a silence. Bill wMSpett guilty!" \V,V,V * *' * ; Sioux City-'Sue says. that a man wrapped up in. himMf makes a " smtill parcel. ',» f Remark of the Week: ''1 don't kAbw a thing about him—except that'he wants to get married." <i * * Judging '-by the .prevue on 'bathing 'suits for the 1946 season, swimming and beaches sTlbUld be very attractive—very. And what a saving in'precious-fabrics, 'textiles, silks, radons and bandana handkerchiefs. Down at' 'Bode, little Mack Monson, 3Vs, is seemingly destined to become ,a iamous baseball player. Struck by a junior baseball bat above the eye, knocked out, and'receiving three stitches to close the wound, h'e left the 'doc'tor's Office arid—you guessed ; it—went back into: tl game of soft ball. Johnny 'Hood is -providing course, free 'of charge,: i. for ; r dad Bill. Johnny d£ag4j Sjjll .'01: into the "yard every v 1Vjw>w ar evening and 'has ihim«tcntisjpi balls, 'alliiiivfiil thfei plac'&& ?•$ ball went through a screen an window, and father and solo, hightailed put of vision, in different directions. O « '5 Charlie Fox has something here. ' He says 'that anyonp caught carrying a fishpole-'arouric the streets during working houi; should bo fined, on the spot. <; **•.'" In a statistical mood Postmaster Sullivan, while downing a cup of coffee, figured out that to buy a cup of coffee..and a package of cigarettes, every morning, as many of us do, costs'the-fol- lowing: Daily—2Sc. Weekly $1.75. • Yearly — $91. Ten years, $910. Twenty years—$1820. - And, added Wade,,that dqesa't, count any interest on'ybUr^hl'dh- ey./ With that we got up, paid for our coffee, 'bought a package; of cigarettes, and went out cursing ourself for being ; ; such a spendthrift. .'•<<* .",;.;•,' One of the most pppular games these days is figurijjg-'b.ut ways NEW FARM Large Coby Rubber Tired 'Wagoiis Wood Water Tanks Steel Water Tanks Poultry Feeders and Waterers Hog Feeders and Waterers Tractor Sweep Rakes Windrowers for 7 ft. Mowers 'Folding Harrow Drawbars •Lime Spreaders Grain Blowers Cradle Lifts for Elevators Tractor Tires, Tubes, Rims '' , I Power Lawn Mowers 'Garden Cultivators Electric Pump Jacks DeLaval Cream Separators DeLaval Milking Machines F-M 4Vj h.ip. Gas Engines Tractor Umbrellas Saw Blades Hammermills and Belts Flare Boxes Fuel Storage Tanks Hog and Cattle Oilers US€D FARM EQUIPMENT Several Sets of Tractor Tires. Burr Mill s. Rilbb§r- Cream Separator. Wagon Box. ningMill. Tractor Chains. Mowers. Hammermills. Jayhawk Stacker on Pump Jacks. Steel Wheels. Pan* IHC 15-30 Tractor. Moline 2-16 Plow. Electric Welder. 3 Wagon Boxes. 2 Wagon Gears, 1 on tires. SERVICE SHOP Chalmers REPAIR f ARTS Oliver New Idea SALES Massey-IJarris DeLaval Dairy Equipment. Hydraulic farm Hand Stacker Loaders. Tires. CMC Trucks. Tractolubjs QH. Firestone Bradlty Bros PHONE T14 &i**i^fwv*A^^ e's't'eWin-. <W£ 7 <5f '• {h»"fnMy>is%>: small >powtd iBrbject, ^Ith^n ; It concerns rif cdmniercial stit^piftg. he ^af'ihe : g6Veynm6ttt built, 'it-; ' ' MttcfeH that few a' tbsf'pltfs basis. 61 • all" th'e ! fcafgq ships we' sent to se'a. The \tilaM! irb v'ed'So'prJjIitaHle 'for/the ship". aihg firm's : :that they iMW, '\v'QHt ihe'safti'e d*5ft.e in p'g&cetlMte, dftly with , a" 'new "and. better set Of ships, and we 'presume paid f6r in 'part' by " • the goifef nni'eht— , which, v by the wrty, 'fnedhs you. •ind'I. " * Ca*l Moi(?k is uiJliia a Shangri-La 1 at Rfipidan Datn, near "Mankato, M'inn., and is looking for willing helpers, handy 'with a shovel, 'to 'help him aut in some ihip>6vernerits. Well, 2arl, tta'pidah" is 'p'opiilar with our fishermen and maybe you'll get some help, although shovel part might scare a away. . •'. ' ', V .*'««'• Melrt Weayer says its > about time i; fdr 'another cycle of stock seliing 1 .-'deals. 'Every .so often they-'*rifne : along in droves, says Mart, ;Wlb added that he had co- operatey-'iri iquite a number h.im- self in the past, including part ownership of a stud 'horse. 'I'll give .Iriosfridf them away < to anyone who; wants 'c!m," he concluded. ,; bv,l _. ' . ; > ' . 'i^' c * One of bur 'scouts tells • us that he has fou'nd a way to 'wade through government red tape. When the office girl has let you sit for ah 'hour, ; the s;econd asst. secretary has referred you to : the first, and he in turn ^to the director, who prepares without knowing what you're -after to say no," don't 'let him speaks sdys our advisor . . . just pop at him ''•What is the mission of 'this office?" This will set 'him back On his heels, and you have HIM pn the'defenstve'-'-withHha resiilt' that you may get whst you vvant with a dozen less forms and feWer interviews. . fdf" bper'dtitbn 6'n ft to i of iltfinie fflciliU«». . ty 1,1 Rarnoiis -Last • can-get lust as caMVhfnfa-;' • • liirtc — You low as you NOW HOME Fentoh: Three Fenton veterans re'tutrled Rome in 'the ^dst week..' •Howard 'King Jr. arrived home a week ago Saturday, having'been discharged from the .army after t\vp seavsj at import 'I/eavenworth,' KansfsJHe served in the railroad division of the, infantry, and yas stationed in Korea for the past six; months.' He is'Staying, at llveMHoll- dorf home, where '.his wife, a daughter of the Holdorfs, had been living during his absence. His plans are indefinite. , Donald Jorgenson, son of 'Mr. and Mrs. George M. ' Jorgenson,. with'38 months in the service, arrived home (With his discharge from the coast guard, last week. He was stationed on a number of Pacific 'islands, and also San Fran- oiscb'and Palm Beach. Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schulte, arrived home Friday witlv a discharge from .the; navy. He was accompanied home, riend George Holme, of left for his home af- .,t. Howard was in'the ^months, and has been in ffl- theatre. r • '_%''' '' Brilliant Beauty for Her Eradication Gift Slio must liavo smart j)Mt c ''ts i:i »'T)i'ere is surely brilliant tflstiubtipii In4li|s gift (»f dad's ... A l*onMUfwil IJft^SSi <l)|U!?PJl4 from Slinr|»'St , ''*•<•„''" '•..' 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