Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 11, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 11, 1942
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* t * * l t I ' ^Ij-'giLiajisHtA;^ cembet taw *» AS SECOND C5JASS MATTER DBS- w. 1908, at th« pottottlee at Algous, the Act of March 2, l*». TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION H«*sutl» eounty poitofflces and bordering IMMofflcea »t Armstrong. Bode, Brltt, (Buffalo Center, Corwith, Cylinder, El more, Hardy, HutchlM, Llvermore, Ottoaen. Rake, Rln&sted, «o«ro«n. Stllson, West Bend, and Woden, **** H.W t-Advance and Upper Des Molnes both to same MOresa at any postotftce In Kosauth county or any neighboring postoffloe named In No 1. ^A ^-Advance alene to all other postofflces year $2.6*. *-^Aavance and Upper Des Molnes both to same Your Income Tax Woes Next Year , A lot of people in the sub-middle income class, say with net incomes ranging from $2500 to $5000, face discovery early next year that the war boost in federal income taxation for 1942 is going to hit them where they live. Take the $2500 net income, for example, after deduction for wife and two depend- \ ents. This year the tax was only SI2. but next year it will be $75. Six-hundred and twenty-five per cent increase—whew: And watch the man with a S3000 net income, after the same deductions, get it in the neck. This year he pays. $58. but for 1942 he will pay S162 in 19-53. Or the fellow who can bos^i ci a $4000 '• net income—S154 this year, ba: So3<5 ne^t ' year. " ~ : Not many in Kossuth will have tc report $5000 net incomes, but the few who do'are l going to know it—and how: This year they get off with S271. but for 1942 they'll have to pay $540 in 1943—more than 10 per cent Talk of tithes for the church—the" government is really going to get them. One puzzler you may have noted. The fellow with a S2500 net income —the fellow least able to pay—gets socked 650 per cent but the percentage goes down rapidly the bigger the net income, down to only a fraction over 10 per cent for the fortunate $5000 guy. The why and wherefore of the discrimination just noted would take a congressman or The prices and averages are strongly suggestive of what every newspaper was reporting 20-odd years ago. At the Wilton Junction Angus sale the top cow brought $3075, and the second-high cow brought $2180. The top cow went to a Maryland buyer, the second-high to eastern Canada. Forty-two cows in the sale averaged $470, and nine bulls averaged $475. In the Oskaloosa sale the top bids—two of them—were $1000, and ' the average was $374. There were eastern buyers at this sale also. These prices certainly sound inflationary. You can turn to the 1919-1920 files of any knowledged, and find dozens of reports of such sales. However, these Wilton Junction and Oskaloosa sales are not yet typical for present sales. The common or garden variety of farmer holding purebred dairy cattle HODGEPODGE Webster-^A ttow el various la* • mixture. A THIRD FRONT, instead of the second front, may be in the, offing in the near future. The present front is the Russian-German battleline that stretches some 1500 miles across Russia. The second front will be opened by the British and Americans somewhere between Spain and Norway. The third front will be on the Pacific north of Japan. That's a trade, and strategic solution for the United Nations. If Russia gives the U. S. and Britain ah- bases in Siberia from which to bomb Japan and start a front there, then the U. S. and Britain will start a front in France or the Low Countries. It's the old squeeze play. THE MOVIES By T.H.C, — o f M* ^. v^i ^.v* v*dxa j Wn LULC sales is not now getting such prices, though the Wilton Junction and Oskaloosa sales may be suggestive of what he is coming to if a new era of war inflation is not headed off. Timely Topics -*•*•-"- « v-uiigi coaiiirtii in the well known Philadelphia lawyer to elucidate, and this sheet will not undertake it. Meanwhile, if there is anyone in Kossuth with a net income of $10,000 this year, he may be interested to learn that his tax, payable in 1943, will be $1800, or $683 more than he has paid or is paying in 1942. They haven't boosted the state income yet, but look out below. When a state legislator sees a federal agency tapping a rich source of taxes he is pretty likely to get the idea and follow suit. In the meantime you can add the state tax to the foregoing figures according to that strange and peculiar state formula which taxes the first thousand at one per cent and rises in arithmetics progression up to five per cent on all ove $4000. ; Tom Purcell. of the Hampton Chronicle is I wondering whether Mr. Thornburg having 'S^ ee f °l P0lit '-?f by the late senatorial I primary election, will be generous enough to repeat a statement he once made, towit, that i Govrnor V ilson was one of the best friends , the Iowa farmer ever had. If Mark were to i do it. a lot of people might think better of : runs than they do now. In this inventive age one has to learn to expect almost any thing from new dudads : ?«.° ne *i? ,^ e current strangest is a winter , nearer that m summer can be used as a • cooler. Its just one of these new oil stoves equipped with a fan to blow out the heat In summer, of course, one just uses the fan'. What next—when the war is over How about some vacation trips to the moon? Vice President Wallace pulled a classic boner the other week, the kind that make j ou laugh, but in good humor not ciously. He was reading a speech at St. LTt^1 t°° at JL he ^covered that he , , • ;— •"" amc uc uisuuverea tnat ne had read a reminder not intended to be spoken: _ At this point tell a funny story". I he audience got the idea, and it turned out beea funnier than ™V stor y could have Two names on the Demo ticket looked strangely familiar: M. L. Bowman and Mary E. Francis Turns out that both are renegade republicans. Bowman was once sena- . an was once senator from the Waterloo district, and Miss --- —•-- >»v terms as state tendent of schools—the same office she wants again. Bowman was beaten by a better democrat, but Miss Francis, who had no opposition, was nominated. Wallaces' Farmer got one off its chest the ther day that was pretty good. It had heard )f some activity m farm sales and commented that any farmer who was tempted to gag ^ t he home P lace to buy another arm had better buy bonds instead. Maybe ine ^ shsometl ? ln g good in the real estate CUTEST WISECRACK of the week should go io Bob Burns on the Hollywood USO show recently. Bob took a crack at slacks, and said you could iell a woman in Hollywood when she was going away from you because she looked like she had a grapefruit in each hip pocket. * JOHN BARRYMORE is dead at 60 years —but in those 60 years he crowded the usual activities of a couple of men of the same age. He was a playboy with talent used well. i • COLOGNE in this country is something that smells nice—in Germany is a foretaste of doom as the city the British picked as No. 1 in the bombing offensive. And boy how those Germans yell about cruel warfare. Must've been someone else who bombed London, Coventry, etc. Hirohito must have had a weak moment reading about it too, for Tokio-is on the list. • ® • A NATZY BIG-SHOT was waylaid and Plugged in Czechoslovakia, and to date the Here is Some Fun for Harlan's Friends Newspaper men, particularly columnists- part of whose stock in trade is a sort o Smart-Alexness (having once been one, thi writer knows)— have to learn to take sharp criticism in their stride and let it go at that It was Harlan Miller's (Over the Coffee turn last week. Harlan's one-man attack on the congressmen turned to be a sort of Jap Midway affair when the primary ballot were counted, and, naturally, editors from a score of vantage points who hadn't agreec with his private war aimed shafts at him some of them dipped in poison. Added to the editorial shafts was one i a Washington news-letter from Congress man "Vince" Harrington's office. The con gressman is serving in the army, so on Lloyd Prince, presumably secretary, wrot the news-letter, which seems to be a regu lar feature for such newspapers in the Har rington (Sioux City) district as care to us Mr. Prince apparently doesn't like Harla overmuch, but Harlan's chaffing friends ca get a kick out of the comeback, so here goes en d "k» mmed " be he who fir st cries, "Hold Apparently the Des Moines fingerbow £±Tf iV tiu tT 7 inf ? to make a S£ ™£? M ? Uai ? despite denials fr °m both parties. He has finally "proved" therp one? was a bill before Congress to '•fortify"' Guam and his "evidence" is a remark by no les an authority than Congressman Ham Fish Proving something by Ham Fish is a pre cedent in journalistic jurisdiction. Most o the columnists are trying (unsuccessively to prove something ON Ham, who made the headlines in the last campaign as a member Barlon, P rF?s e h n '- S tmmu *» ° f " Martin *JF°Qf 1 ? ering A 8 ,* the P re sident of the Uni- d ? ta ^ s . and the chairman of the house ?£ alrS Committee ar * both quoted as there never was any bill to fortify ' "« le """X - or Guam has evidently become a one-man obsession with Iowa's great gossiper inUitary expert. Imagine oursurprise other day when the war department informed us that he was a civiliaVclSk in the last ; war and NOT the man who wontta Cattle Sales That Look Like Inflation Two reports of cattle .sales on the Des Moines Sunday Begister's farm page caught the attention of readers who remember the inflated cattle and hog sales towards the end of and for a year or two after the first World war. These reports were of dairy cattle sales, one at Wilton Junction in eastern Iowa, the other at Oskaloosa, southeast of Des Moines lowans, alas, have the normal weakness or voting for candidates . . . About whose :naracters and ability they know almost pothmg-Over the Coffee. But at^hat-Si* —they know almost as much about the character, ability as electoral advisers, and ™- evP n th P herS> ed , it , ors > and columnists -even their own weekly variety. hn Y i? U ma j: now expect the democrats to rehash all that the Thornburg republicans provided them with about Governor WU- alleged isolationism, et cetera, etc. But taxed 6 See may be severely paper's on Thornburg The on ornurg The Tribune was doubtless merely trying to prevent nomination of another Roosevelt vis- made U Ut th f T? b ' S violent Sion^m made it easy for the Thornburgers to claim tionist WaS SUpP ° rting Wilson as an Opinions of Editors °-,, K - A Lindbergh. Who's Daubendiek Rolfe Arrow-Well it seems that Daubendiek and Lindbergh have lapsed into innocuous desuetude. Who's Lindbergh? He^s the man who advised 'the country that opposition to Hitler was futile; that Russia's air fhTfairT- 2 ^ D ° n : t y ° u "member? He^ Uae fair-haired boy who got a reputation for wisdom by flying across the Atlantic. „ , , D> **• Papers in Politics. Humboldt Independent-The Des Moine papers' entrance into the last prim paign in Iowa through their news was very noticeable. Even their • TSOt ^ an < M ^ er g°t info it. wa a part of the fun in the funny column? A hi n Pe iSr P - e are talking ^out it-thTpart the Des Moines papers took in a news way. Germans have executed hundreds. Every one of the dead has a relative.or friend who some day will even the score. When Germany collapses, as collapse she must, German streets will run red with. Nazi blood. And who will say no to one whose innocent son, brother, cousin, friend was shot .as a hostage? * * AIR RAID instruction sheets advise people to take Iheir false teeth out in an air raid. Might swallow them with embarrassing as well as dangerous consequences. Lei the false leeth chatter in the hip pocket. NOTE TO SLACKS enthusiasts _ the army has decided the members of the Woman's Auxiliary Army Corps will wear skirts! Clap clap clap clap. n° C ^^^"^'' hi ^ iior "ves "" enough, if the war lasts long enough, n ne stays on the tire-rationing board P n,"° e. nou g h . he will have accumulated an fnXh b f e / eTputatlon (something comparable AI o Jesse James, John Dillinger and 1oh» v»c -V Anyone1 wan * a good paying job? Yes, it pays well, in toil tears sweat ± ^ APP^atkns accepted ariny time. The line forms at the? righ*. Who's Best Vote-Getter Now? " °o+ 9 hronl f le ~7 It is now safe to re- r» A ^?-i nt ' wluch is a f act, that Ge °- A. Wilson was the high vote-eet- - candidate in the election of 1940 He offiuVhS 610 6 l 2 5 0 6 4 votIs 0t And'w i he^^ ; the Wilson vote in the primary 1 this (more votes than Mark ™- ' "Setter willnot again be questioned.^ w v, , Gil ? h f i81 Suits the Freeman. £^ SS£^Z***?*P* rom adTdKrirt. "VreSf »S forffin * a member of the legislature he op- the "salary grab" and refused to pa?- icipate in its financial benefits. GUchrist vas also the father of the state warehoSg aw, permitting the storing of grain and se- uring loans on warehouse certificates. Gil- hrist also told the truth about the so-called efeat of the fortification of Guam THOSE ROWS of "x's" the girls put on the boy friend's army letter will never get to him. The mean old censor cuts them out. Maybe though it would be possible io imprint the lips with lipstick on the paper and get it by. Could THOSE RAP-A-JAP cocktails reported in Des Moines should be more prevalent (Formula-a glass of water and two-bit war stamp. Puts the headache where it belongs.) *- - •_ - * ITS CERTAINLY stretching things a long way when a person can be a con- scieniious objector to buying war stamps and bonds, lift the heighlh of something or other, MANY A GOLFER breathed a sigh of deep understanding when Byron Nelson blew a on^-foot putt on the 18th green to lost the PGA title-opportunity a week ago babks ^ Th ° Se ° ne - footers ™ the tough THE SATURDAY EVE POST came out in a new style to inaugurate it's 10-cent price °- There Were some «y-mys but forgotten in a couple of weeks THE RADIO HAS quieted somewhat with the wane m popularity of the Deep in the Heart of Texas business. ANOTHER DOQHAS been poison* m Algona. and has crawled horn* to die w agony. Mean is the soul and depraved the mind of a perwn, man or woman, who would put out poison for a dog. And their bravery . i, that of a sneak—the same brand as shown by the Japs at Pearl Harbor. They'd also shoot hostages. THERE HAS*BEEN some crowing that Algona hasn't met the bond quota — said raucus sounds coming from other points in the county. Before the bronx cheer starts there d better be some checking up. Only three towns and two townships last week met their quota! There are six towns and 26 townships in the same boat. * * PARENTS ARE complaining it's difficult to get the youngsters 'in bed on time with war time. The younguns are like the cows and chickens—they go by sun time. Wonder if FDR has a solution in mind. FOR A NAVY "«mfc" by Jap propaganda at Pearl Harbor the boys are doing O. K. in Midway and the Coral Sea battles, * * * * WELL THE PRIMARY is over. Ticket sale now starts for the main event in the but tent. Step this way| __0, E. D TO SHORES OF TRIPOLI- What this gorgeous picture lacks in plot is more than made up in soul-stirring scenes of the famed Marine Corps base at San Diego under a blue California sky. Perhaps, if I were air-minded, I'd refer to such-productions as Captains of the Clouds as ex- J amples of this "soul-stirrmg" emotion, but, being just a landlubber, I think To the Shores of Tripoli is the best war-propaganda picture to date. As I said before, the plot is of little consequence in comparison with the slick precision drilling of the United States Marines, the click of feet and rifles, the va«t stfetches of olive-drab, the striking navy white uniforms of officers on parade. It is a clarion call to arms, a note of confidence in our growing forces already making itself felt in all the Varied theaters of waf. The same had already been done many tinies in the air- branch of the service, but nothing like To the Shores of Tripoli had been done for the ground forces. Director Bruce Humberstotte directed his efforts particularly towards male tastes, not only by stressing the pictorial aspects of the drills at the Marine Base but by cidse-llp* shote ol two "lovelier' in the . perlons, o« Maureen O'Mata and Nancy Kelly; both of which make quite t lensful. John Payne and Randolph Scott beat the brunt of the male action, the former a spoiled, arrogant Culver graduate, the latter ft sergeant with heart of gold There is a lot of prattle about family honor, a secret understanding between Payne's father and Scott, the choice between serving with the active forces or a desk-job—all of which is quickly dissipated by a radio announcement (just as Payne and his fiancee are "getting awav from it ftll") that Pearl Harbor has been bombed! And that spurs the young man into immediate action. Curiously enough, while this is u ar-.« ra . 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