Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 12, 1942 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 12, 1942
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EDITORIAL PAGE **** tfxmntjj Attemee •NTBRBD A-8 SECOND CUASS MATTER DB- c«mb*r «L IS08, at the poitoffloe at Algona. Iowa, u»der the Act of March 2, 18T». TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION l-T« Kogsuth county pogtofflces and bordering tKMtofflces it Armstrong. Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center. Corwlth,' Cylinder, B 1 m o r e, Hardy, HntehlM, Llvermore, Ottosen, Rake, Rlngsted, Rodman. Stllson, West Eend, and Woden, **** «.5o I—Advance and Upper Des Molnes both to same adtiress at any poatofflce In Kossuth county or any neighboring postofflce named In No. 1, $2.60 l-Advance alone to all other postofflces year $2.6*. l-Advance and Upper Des Molnes both to same address at all postofflces not exoepted In No. 1, *<«"• H.OO Why No U. S. Poll or Real Estate Taxation? With the prospect that the federal government may have to resort to every means of taxation feasible under the constitution, the question has arisen whether poll and real estate taxes can be levied by the nation as well as the states. It is not recalled that congress has ever enacted laws calling for such taxes, but the Hampton Chronicle is quite right, at least theoretically, when it says the federal government can levy and collect such taxes, though most people assume that it cannot do so. However, the procedure under the constitution is complicated, and it is doubtless for that reason, at least in great part, that resort to such taxes has never been made. The ! sticker is the following provision of the constitution: No capitation or other direct tax shall be Jaid unless in proportion to the census. ticket next fall will help to keep voters in line for Herring. Undoubtedly also Kraschel is as much in need of Herring as Herring is of him, for it seems certain that Kraschel will seek, the governorship only as a stepping stone to the U. S. senate, his real aim being the success- orship to Senator Gillette, who has announced that he will not be a candidate to succeed himself when his present term expires hi 1944. Herring's support in that undertaking will be invaluable to Kraschel. Although the fact will not be avowed, it may be taken for granted that Herring and Kraschel have reached a binding understanding on their political relations during the next two years. All this is of deep interest not only to Iowa democrats but even more to the republicans. In fact it looks a good deal like forecast of a possible Pearl Harbor disaster for the state G. O. P., for there is no gainsaying that Herring and Kraschel make a powerful bombing team and the prospective republican defense setup seems none too promising. HODGEPODGE WkbtMf^A BMW el *Mttout la* • mixtur*. HE WAS AMLMD as he stood between the two Japanese soldiers waiting for the general to question him. It was all so queer, The war had taken away everything—the Japs had seen to that. His job was gone, and he wondered grimly how he could have shouted so once upon a time when he thought he was being downtrodden. That politician had told him so, and it sounded all right THE MQVIES ByT. H.C. WOMAH Of 1 THE Woman of the Year "picture of the year" by a naf- row margin, but that margin spells the difference between genius and "normalcy." Certainly no picture could be more brilliantly acted or carefully directed, but nevertheless somewhere in the unfolding of the plot the thing missies fire, and the result, though far from a failure, is only excellent entertainment instead — --a—" excellent enienaiiuiieiifc uiaicau The general would see them, and the sol- o f a smash-hit. \ diers prodded him along into the house. It! This is Katharine Hepburn's had been Fillipi's house, but Fill'.pi was dead I f '»t picture since The -Philadel-his wife was dead-his daughter was gone #$&£& £&$ SSKS —some said to Japan for-she was 15 last feast day. The Japanese said they came to free the Filipino but there was Fillipi's girl —she was not free—and she was Filipino with skin just as brown as his. The general was smoking a cigaret as he was pushed into the room. He was a big general for the Japaneso—he looked like !he Japanese wrestlers he had seen once in Manila, only maybe not quite so fat The general was talking—did he know how to ":—was he taiiwi J*je»v*\i * v*vi vf». wvff•«******•«<»•«.»} spoiled intellectual snob. Spencer Tracy, on the other hand, departs from his usual role of "heavy" to play a comedy part which fits him well; and as lover, he is still Spencer Tracy, natural, convinring, real. In fact the love-scene enacted a dose of unadulterated drivel M anyone could ! p«»iWy «wauow, with the lovely Maflene Dietrich wasting talents in a lot of sentimental and iri^lbje Wbbiah about a baby, attd Fred MacMu*- ray assisting in the awful ordeal. If you ask me what's wrong with the movies —if anything— I'll Jump right up and aays "Teacher, I know—it's just wasting talents like Dietrich's •• and MacMurray's on lousy stuff like this!" It isn't necessary to build colossal super-spectacles, but it's sheer Waste of everything vital for defense to perpetrate such poorly written, weakly directed, sloppily acted pictures as this. It's the story of an actress. My, oh my, we MUST have a picture that gives Marlerte just a tiny opportunity to struggle through at least one guttural song! And of a young doctor who uch 47MW1I (^WV-44^«7 S. T t»~» OA1V « »* *** MftW movies, a part so real that those who see it get the queer, half- roads through the mountain-did he want j through a key-hole at a man and to drive the wicked Americanos from the j a woman in love. island so he could be free—would he drive This is the story of a sports a truck for the liberators, the Japanese? «£* and an intel- Can We Just Pay and Pay Without Inflation? In the U. S. senate the other day Senator Thomas, of Oklahoma, painted a pretty gloomy picture of government finances growing out of the war. He said: We now are facing a national indebtedness of approximately $150,000,000,000. We can see that much, I think, and I am fearful that we may have to see more. — — — —., —., 0 When the war is over, if it does not run about the Americanos and being free but he =—° — * • too long, I think we shall face an annual wondered now why he wanted at one time ' to S ethe f a?*"" via a rather weak, budget of upward of $15,000,000.000. It will' f ,T, " . ' L ™ \° * fT. I unconvincing medium—the wed- be made up of approximately $4,000,000,000 ' to pu - 1 the Americanos out They didn't take ding of Tess's father witnessed '- interest payments, $1,000,000,000 annually ' anyone like Fillipi's daughter back to Amer- K " " '"* "*—' support the army indefinitely, $1,000,000,- j ica and they didn't kill Fillipi even when he i „„„„„!!„ to SU pp 0rt the navy indefinite- j put the curse on them because they would(inn nnntiallv fn cnrmnrf fho mr i .. . . oco 1 ost a oiTant her just to provide a father for n makes aunt, and you're great-grandmother! DANGEROUSLY THEY LIVE— This timely, dramatic picture shows the activities of spies in many situa- thin as to , , . I liw»flial «v->lnmnict r>nmoH Toco «««"» «"«= ofjicau uuv ou nuii no tu He was afraid. He said he could drive a Stag wffiSu in teSS ttrough ? train f ^dulity, it is still absorb- truck—even a big truck and he knew the j a misunderstanding and recon-; m 5 t £ .l?-"!^ W j « mountain roads. He did not say anything' ciliation, get married, find the ! „„/,?» AV^'T ftnnin^TiilnnfoV flhnnt th a Amorio..™* *nj »,=,•„„ *v^ K,.» »,» fiouig hard, separate, then come , y . \°, r ADB ijncoin in minois;, i and Nancy Coleman ' responsible for the success of m unless in proportion to the census. ly, $1,000.000.000 annual*"to supportTtne air £"/ "" ^iTrT, I ,TT That provision was inserted in the consti- cor P s indefinitely, and we shall have to ap- n * f lv « ^P 1 a P Aenslon ever Y week llke he .. v.v/iioi.1 I „„«„,.:„ A_ _i 1 i A1 nnn nnn nnn i i_i_ r TPfln TnpV HlH in AmoT*tr»n — ...^ -._..„„.,. ,_ Vl oi,uuu.uuu.uuu aimuauy 10 suppui i uie au | n >j give Fillini That provision was inserted in the consti- cor P s indefinitely, and we shall have to ap-; _f *" tution on demand of the South The South !P r °P riate at leas * $1.000,000.000 to take care | rea f they did wanted the ranitsfi™ i *' South :of the hospitals and the hospitalization and The general ueu me Capitation or poll tax provision ,' the Condensation nf thnsp whn nnfnrfnnat*- I ™,1A ,.„„ »T,.,* . read thev dld ln America. was getting impatient — he by a repentant Tess. The final scene, in a kitchen, with a completely undomesticated wife trying to cook her es what realism the screen play here achieves, and the supporting cast is well chosen. This Coleman dame is a newcomer to me, and she does right cu WJ-LC ujrjjig i\j luun. iiui ua- it • « *• i --0--- tranged husband's breakfast and weU m her £irst sc jeen venture, failing dismally, is one of the assuming a frozen horror, a con- funniest in the production, but it yenient amnesia, a tender love- comes too late in the play and is l ook Wlth the ease o£ - an °ld 4 . ^, _ &1 . u>_*j i -J ' iiioj ut-^wjin; L.aoueHllc:a <JI Ult: Wai. could be counted as only three-fifths of the I Tnose are the extraordinary expenses that 11 can now foresee. I do not see much chance vision for "other direct" taxation" nTlx/Tr, ! to decrea _ s . et _ t he regular expenses of govern, nmn^r * It taxation only in : me nt, which may amount to $6.000.000,000 proportion to the census was wanted be- i They are more than that now. So when we cause the southern states were land poor ' wantpr) thp nar,;t^;™ n i . . ; LU lne nospuais ana tne nospitaiization ana me general was getting impatient — he ^^""cou ui uie p^uuucuuii, uui n , , —--. • - —•— ""r, v.anted the capitation or poll tax provision .the compensation of those who, unfortunate-! could see that So he said ves he wnnlrl comes to ° late m ** &** and is 1 ° £- an ° M because under another provision Negroes I ly, may become casualties of the war. U^ th ! ^fl , I , he . Jwould I just 15 minutes too long, for by Cooper. could be counted as only three-fifths of the ' Those are the extraordinary expenses that , e micK and tne Seneral said nice that time the story is told and , Raymond Massey, as quack- popuJation for direct taxation- anH «,- r>«, i 1 can now foresee. I do not see much chance thln ^ s and he aske d ^ he could tell his wife the end is apparent and every- doctor head of a band of Nazi se- vision for "othpr Hironf" « '. , p ™'!to decrease the regular expenses of govern- goodbye and the general saiH VP« if j,» body is ready to go home and cre ? .agents, toys with a role UUlcI UlTcCt t3X3tlOn OnlV in Imn-nl i,-Ui«U —-.„.. i j. _ &f> nnn nnn nnn ... i -, •• _ said yes if he would hurry. So he went home and the two" ' "••*- *»«•-••»- bnuii vim v nww. LJV »"*iitn *>^- - lar^Q7"inc£» e?**\l/^irt*«i *i*n*^A "i.l_ l_' i 4 together the expenses that we certainly I "T"T '° ld , /r . VGnt Wlth hlm and he foresee, after the war is over we shall < talKed to hls Maria low in the native tongue "Other direct" tivatinn „-,. v, i^ * .can foresee, after the war is over we shall - lduveu lo nis Mana low m the native tongue only to taxation of r aTes a \'^ ^^ ^^ ° f * ^ ^5,000,- | so the Japanese wouldn't understand, and TTnrW ti, *•* t - I UUU ' UU0 ' he called hls son—not yet a man, but all of unaer tne constitutional provision quoted, The senator's remarks were offered as an ! six two feast days ago and he gave him the ngress, in order to levy poll or real estate interruption in a speech by Senator Gillette, ' law of the man and he was proud as his son raised h ' t0> ^ the t0tal amount to be who %vas defendin g the farm bloc' against answered in full obedience to the law. acc^d' 6n t0 dU ' lde 2t between tn e states criticism that it was encouraging agricul- The truck was ready, filled with 25 Jap- cor ing to the census, and this procedure tural inflation by opposing government anese soldiers with many guns, some strange tioned complication above men- | plans to hold inflation in check by selling j to him. He frowned in sudden fear as his ! stored farm commodities at prices under j wif e came on the square but she stood by As regards a poll tax, one difficulty, ; Parity. the hut and beside her was their son sober namely counting the Negroes at fewer than i And now ponder this postscript added by faced ' with the knowledge of the native law tneir actual number, was removed by the Senator Thomas: of manhood. As he looked her way in let "" —T and congress could now impose a j The question now is How can we ting in the clutch his wife bowed low and pou tax on everybody — men, ; bly raise'that much money on dollar wheat touch ed her forehead and the son bent his frrtn- ; nnd oven 20c cotton and oth0r things in t)ro- ^ pnf ^ iV»o v»r*nr\»* u/-.r.*rt...«j i__ ,» * women, and children—without much trouble. It would be necessary only to fix the amount, then divide it according to population by states, and the tax would be the same for everyone. But it is not customary to tax children, head, the honor bestowed only on the hon- From my standpoint it is utterly impossible. They were talking about agricultural products only, but non-farmers face a like problem. How are any of us, farmers or . ,, -.„. <*„ non-farmers, going to meet the enormous i es U skirte d the edge of cliffs. The driv- ored dead. * * The trees had given way to underbrush, through which rocks showed darkly, and at uoay is reaay 10 go nome ana . »6«-"»i wjo »»iiii a mie get the news. Nevertheless it's whlch 1S 3V st 3 PPlesauce for an good stuff, well done and worth actor of his talents; and John the money. I Garfield, as usual, comes out at Of htt been pushed around the Hollywood lote so long with mediocre tart* that 1 don't be- lieVfe he gives i damn any more Mil only break w*t with the Lane sisters in a series of successful pictures. Iri Dangerously We Live he has to hover between life and lurking death most of the time. * atn POSTSCRIPT— They 'didn't even consult mo but the? gave How Green Is MV Valley the "Oscar" as best pic tute of Id41. So now we can settle back for another routine year. I didn't-see Suspicion, which won Joan Fontaine her blue ribbon, but 1 heartily agree with the -j£ 1<!< L, 0 £ °l I ? r J?°°P cr 'or male •Oscar" for his Sergeant York. I had some local backing in my appraisal of How .Green. One critic said I Was about 75% right and that's .a fair batting average' But among average movie-goers' my percentage was even better than that Even after the shoutin' is all over, I still raise my feeble voice in protest—this wasn't the best picture of the year, and I don't give a dang what the critics say 8°na a ,, V( last f evv ' Dodge. tofn^'W *hich fan Hecrclt's, March 7 . T hc Youn B , »°Pc Sun*! 11 monthly aay ! UNION the money. LADY IS WILLING— , the small end with a part that requires little acting though a lot This Lady is Willing, on the olf hoofing around. other hand, is just about as large; This latter talented young act- Mr, and Mrs. John Grandgenett attended the funeral of Mrs Peter Schiltz, Bancroft, Monday' Kenneth Gould, chairman for Union in the Rural Youth organization, was host to ten'boys and girls at his home here Monday evening. This is a new project to get the young people interested in discussions, with a social time included. Committees were appointed. Cresco and Union townships may merge'for meetings. A similar project is under way in Plum Creek and Irvington. Kenneth served lunch. The Good Hope W. S. C. S. met with Mrs. Quentin Bjustrom this week Wednesday. Mrs. Laurence Gisch and her son John left Tuesday for Rochester, where both v are going through the Mayo clinic. Mrs! Sisch has hot been well for some time. Friends here have received invitations to a miscellaneous shower for Gertrude Peter at Mrs. Louise Peter's next Sunday The Peters once lived on the C Mr. and Mi;'! a car <l Party! which 4s a honored. Th "j w °nbyMr ' Herman Bus: A n1 T>avei =rt Baas. M r. and 1 l-yes Cherland'j, nes^l Burt, attended > da y at the st banquet f or group. Mrs. attended. Mrs. Wyott SK Tuesday, after ^ "Irs. Leo Inm« She Ml f rom 2 " ; ';. last week and & jured her left $, The right fonjV' We can prepare 1 need quickly "" Come in and and women are usually exempted also Usu' ! non - farmers ' Soing to meet the enormous ! mes " skirte d the edge of cliffs. The driv- ally only men 21 to 45 are taxed. However I present and future financial demands of the ; ' er ws hum ming softly to himself—a native ally only men 21 to 45 are taxed. However • congress could apparently make no exemp- i f^mment tions, because in such case the levy would boosts? not be in proportion to the census. In the case of real estate another difficulty arises, and it seems practically insurmountable. Congress would have to determine each state's share according to its proportionate price Timely Topics The Saturday Evening Post, which had for more than a century been sold at 5 va,ues do not necessarily go together, m j another ^^^^^0^ s^ fflS fact vary widely. It is necessary only to IS expected to fall in line. Other magazines —•— *-<" • • - and daily newspapers are boosting subscrip- contrast fertile prairie Iowa with a tamous state like Idaho to grasp this fact. So taxation ncrwrline to nonulation would result in intolerable inequality. Thus though congress might—and it will not be surorising if it does—levy a straight poll tax, it looks as if lullaby — and he looked straight ahead up the trail. Yes, he knew the road through the mountain. They were almost at the top and ahead was a long stretch of straight road. The truck picked up speed and it jolted and swung as it sped faster. The driver's humming broke into song—a wild native tune as the noise of the truck grew louder. Ahead the road turned sharply to the right, but the truck kept going straight- over a 1000-ft. cliff-with screaming Japanese soldiers . The motor raced madly. Over -..o ^ puil uv; a i party and over the truck turne d till it landed with n r, T, ;:- distrus t, but when this j a crash and rolled still—and flame licked at ac£i§e« P -o? h S S of f %&$£"& ! ^^ ^ * ^ *™ ° f »«*e rose > it hits the well known nail right on i template like action. fOTCed to Con ' This newspaper views all political party ' ion rr^njns in offoct— and pive us a Please, if you imagine that onourt cnnM hnroundnd up to viold the advanti-es « f , , ta , Pro , !lm md voto fo ;- lts westward. They kept from the -,- — "».V,LIH i_/t- iirv- • " t ji "j «-Aa, the QirGctors of srt ir-d whilp tho QimfPd constitutional provis- ™ uncils ' th e youth activities promoters etc - " "'"' ille y Kept rrom the : • • - The country simply wouldn't stand for'such • mam roads - but ev en on the trails over the stuff m time of war. | mountains and in the jungles they kept ^*° t 5 l i ns '.. r ! fl ? s : a^..Pistols, can no ! T. atch and often ^ d as soldiers passed, till for the- htadrnan her name. Yes qr and Kraschel Team UD A^ain That ox-Governor Kraschel will be a candidate in the primaries for the democratic nommation for governor was announced in the week-end news. He was governor for to Wilson in the democratic It was claimed in a forecast that Kraschel on , -..uot niai ivrascnei had been agreed upon in a series of conferences between hi.h state democrats, including Senator Herring. There is only one othor candidate for the democratic nomination for governor. He is state Senator Augustine, of Oskaloosa, a comparative unknown beside Kraschel If he stays m the race, it looks as if Kraschel could easily defeat him. '^bcnei Kraschel and Herring were first « up in 1932, when Herring was elected gov- K^aTcheV 116 G ' °' R UPS6t ° f that y " A elected lieutenant governor ... oiiice during Herring s six years as governor and when Her- senate became the natural democratic heir to the governorship. Though Kraschel and Herring have had ure to ret f:Tl P ° m 'fi differences ' they have had farm"41 Opinions of Editors ————_____ TT , r,— ,r-*" Ne «d a Licking. Humboldt Republican—The average citizen does not hate the Germans. He does not believe that the rank and file of Germans are in sympathy with Hitler. But the™ er- a £L*?^ ^ c , ertain 'y ^°ul d like a view of war needs the order is doubtless a i shelter -nri'tr.!^ • • • ~ wise one, but a smart lawyer could call it in : !J I «">d told tne- neaocian her name. Yes, ones ion. The second amendment to the con- - they had shelt& r for her and the boy for tnln tlo Yf yS: " The ripht of the P yo Ple to had not the runner told tVm of her hi« keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." band. And outside her hut through the" mght they stood guard, silent and respect- She did not sleep well. She was proud of her husband for had he not demanded and Pot from the general silver money instead of paper money and did she not have that money with her. She cuddled the boy close to her and took comfort in his warmth She was up with the sun, heading again westward, and ahead of her went the news she was coming and at villages the men stood respectfully and watched her pass and the boy held his head high for was he not the man of his house now and was not his father a man honored among men? She slept yet another night and the next morning-the village at which she had been an honored guest went with her to her ren Jzvous and they reached the ocean at noon" The woman and the boy went to the shore but the villagers stayed on the heights above. They waited and waited, the hot sun burning down. It sank lower and lower To" ward the horizon and as it touched The sea in IT^t cot4-!« ** AV» "*sa na serang the woman arose and toot from her dress the silver money and she spat upon a piece of silver and lung it into H! El l n l She handed « P-e of sVve^o Comfort for Us Critics. government such as the *.. ^.^.fciun ui KiOWlnP f»Vl Ic *ai-»H n turning toward more safl and sine metoods D. .Wilson Credit for This. Governor than from long ter m, * ^ *«P*LJV i,cii y cctrs IfiGy have happened to complement each other politically. Undoubtedly Herring has recognized that, particularly m view of present G. O.P. state . Citing the Bible Two Wavs. Livermore. Gazette-YouTkiuX you md things in the Bible that will back 'L m ^ a ! mo , st anything The crohihitir, on „„ , . - with as he spat upon it and cast it seaward toward the. setting sun. And one pieces of silver glittered briefly in of the dying sun as they were casl the sea which had brought them. fortd' b'/the 0 bo" ^ ^ 8he ^ «if On the other side of the world a ttmnped the table-and talked O h 0 ,,t —D. E. D. problems.-Advam?!'! I® Shop and iSl The Wholeai|j In a Miirt tribiilion twetn proftl-Ln!r cratinn—miktt hnvt tht PricM—0 Duiil!j'fflj stocked shelves—conven arranged make selections easy. Plenty pf real values, FRIDAY and SATURDAY M I/CM... CONSUMERS WHOLESALE FOOD MARCH 13 andS 19 i GOOD ON STORE STOCK FOB SALE DATES ONLY^ Clip oat this Coupon U Purchase VI Ib. Packag* Eitra Fancy—Halves • ••^tBaaviw • MEATS iblQc REDEEMABLE ONLY AT YOUtt CONSUMERS WHOLESALE FOOD STORES Save! 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