Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 7, 1944 · Page 3
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RDITORIAL PAGE BNTIDRRD AS RUCONU CLASS MATTER DfL- CKMBSU 31, 1!K)S, lit tin- posluCfluc ill Algona, Iowa, under the .Act of Miirrh i, )i(71t. TK'HMK OK 1 SUUSCUTI'TIO.V 1—To Kossiith county iiostnrnrt-s iiixl bordering i./a!;, n<»ic, lintt, Uiin'uio j sponsibility for the circulars by publishing lioatottlutia at Center, C u r \v i t h congress are presented in an effort to show that republicans have been obstructionists on war measures, and prominent republicans are quoted as having expressed isolationist views. The second circular reveals the CIO re- a gredients; a mixture. r.vlltiili-r, Klnmre, .1 lardy, Hntchlns, Ltvoniiori!, i.itt.ihcn, Kalu;, KiiiKstud, Hudmun, M t I 1 M o n , \\cst H.'ii.l, and U'udcn, year ------------------------------------ $2.60 Advance ami Upper !"'« .Mumt'H buih to same address at any MustoH'M-,. in Koxsutli county or any m-lKliborlnK' i>"Mi>ITieo naineil in No. 1, year 8— Advance alono to ,i!l other poKtofrioc.'.- year $:i.OO t— Advance and lippri- i>,-s Muincs bntli to same aildrnss at all pi^ton'icrs not I'\C.>PI.M| in No. 1, year _____________________________________ .p.OU /•-(ivertlfliiiK Kate: l-r |n r <.>nM>mn im'li. All advertising HiibjiM't to pniill; -IUIH' approval. IT'S A LITTLE difficult out of the administration hi Tempest in a Teapot Among the G. O. P. Scribes A couple of weeks ayu the Advance ran an editorial deprecating emphasis by republican writers on Vioosevell's 1040 Boston speech in which he said, "Your hoys are not going to be sent to foreign wars." In his Wintersi picture of Sidney Hillman, CIO leader who is chairman of the NCPAC, and Philip Mui> i to ray, CIO president. To make the picture j turning to their homes. It look like a popular citizens' movement, tho picture includes ox-Governor Pinchot, i Pennsylvania, and Governor Benson, Minne- j war-swollen salaries MORE sola, both left-wingers. i traveling to their homes? Circular No. 3 is devoted lo familiar democratic arguments: That the democrats have saved the country from economic disaster; that the republicans were responsible for the a fanner [or nnrl ;l halr ° ver 40 hours in tank failures of 15 years ago; that they were \ war workers have been getting. also responsible for the late depression—from which Ihe democrats wore saved by the present war; and more polilical dope to show thai under republicans Ihe nation de- lhnso l-umviuerats cays, but under prosperous. democrats is active and The circulars are cleverly got up; for un- .ersct Madisenian Kd M. Smith, .. , , , .. , .. , suspecting readers whose education bolh po- former Iowa secret.!ry o f state and once a the candidate for the republican gubernatorial nomination, had quoted thai promise against Roosevelt, and a Ruo.-k-velt reader had charged Smith with unfairness for failure lo include a qualifyhu; Roosevelt phrase, "unless we are attacked." Smith was all reaJv to apr.iloi.;i;:e when he was left in a quandary by discovery of the fact thai there \vas a controversy on whether Roosevelt had aetunlly thus quuliUed his promise. If was .said that the spejch as delivered did not include the qualifying phrase, that Ihe A. P. <!;/iK'tches at the time i litically and otherwise is poor, they seem convincing. They are something new in politic^: A great pressure group openly arguing the cause of a political party and itr, ' man, published by 'the same publishers as candidates after thc manner heretofore re- j the Saturday Evening Post, is particularly served for party headquarters. for thc farmer. The reprinted paragraph printing (:.nd on the editorial page yet!) in the August Country Gentleman, of a paragraph from this column. Some of the squibs from this battered typewriter have been reprinted in newspapers and used over the radio, but this is No. 1 for a magazine of national circulation. The Country Gentle- >DGE rious in- we. to make sense 11 to provide up war workers ret doesn't even n the world pay 3tting enormous E MONEY for f such money is hy not pay $200 irned vacation? settle for time a week like the ing. Sometimes 2 silly. r umn oC nonsen- end by the real nace vetn in MRS.ERICKSON DEATH BROKE 4 GENERATIONS Swea-teagle, Sept. 6— The Howard Naigles, near Guckeen, Minn., who Were Sunday dinher guests at Francis Torine's, learned on arrival of the death of Mrs. Naigle's and Mr. Torine's grandmother, Mrs. Anna Erickson, St. Benedict, early Saturday at the Kossiith hospital. This death broke a four-generation grjuo which consisted of Mrs. Erickson, her daughter Mrs. Perry Torino, the latter's son Francis, and his children, Cheryl and Larry. Mrs. Nagle is also a daughter of Mrs. Perry Torine, and Mr.' and Mrs. Nagle have five children. Attending Mrs. Erickson's fun- the Torines, the Nagles, Walter Limn. Girls Leare IdTMfch-^ Girls here : <who hav< teach are Lucille Berg, been employed, at De now teaches' fit Webs Mrs. Geneca Berg-Firtle is at Newton; Freda Be Ncw611; Beryl Hyler, a Ruth Anderson, flt Buf ter; and Wilma Prestc at East'Chain, Minn. Soldier's Wife Visits H< Mrs. Ellis Jongberg, Tex., arrived Friday f tended stay at John J Her husband, S. Sgt. E berg, is in France, Otlior Swan-En 'The Burdett Anderso City, • were Sunday till "visitors at Selmcr Uhr's Anderson, also Forest C ed the Hagbert Olsons. Mrs. Arthur Doocy, 1 lis, jWith her son t THURSDAY. SEPT.; to City; Abilene, The Advance, as stated last, week, cannot but regard this activity of a labor group, or urged stale governments to go slow . in dumping money into super-highway instead such activity on thc part of any other pow- °f using rtate funds for more necessary orful pressure group, industrial, agricultural, ' farm-to-market roads. Well well, and my or otherwise, as a sinister development in politics. The reasons may be set forth in a third editorial in this series, but they arc . ! only such as will occur to all thoughtful reporting the speed) did r.ot carry it, and j rcaders that it was an aftjr-lliought interpolation. ! In that connection ihe Advance said: The labor unions in this country—said to The little sei-to di/.- portance to this sh/'i-i. velt really added ihe cover 8.000.000 volers—represent at least a promise cuts no ice. for it could, be implied, j it goes without attacked we are t -e.:m 01 much im- ', fourth, perhaps a third, possibly, when all V/heiner Air. Roose- i a [-fjjj a t 0 voting strength is taken into count, even a half of the electorate, and whenever a pressure group of that size descends to partisan politics, thc fact is porten- my!—such a nice thing the Country Gentleman said, too. © © ® CHURCHILL AND FDR are going to meet in Canada sometime in the near future-, it is reported. The meeting will be non-political in the discussions, but plenty qimu-d phrase to his in:; iiiai whenever we are <>!,H; to ii r 'in back. th:;t editorial — tious and needs the mo$J. careful considera- Wcll, quite u;ie--:.jc(\ec which was really \\viiieii hasiiiy as a last- j tion to determine what, if anything, ought minute filler—serins to nave ui't under Ihe j lo be done about it. hides of some of the republican editors. Mr. \ • reprinted in a dodger along T" Tl T 1 " I imely I opics A heading in the Fort Dodge Messenge the army is tentatively looking to ihe end of the German war by October 1. Lippmann, however, forecasts another big battle before the Nazis give up, and that looks to be what Smith had it with a Northwuod Anchor editorial defending republican campaign use of ihe broken pledge, and the dodder was presumably broadcast to mum- iuv. a republican editors, j over an A. P. dispatch from Washington says Also Editor F. W. Ueckman, ol the Knoxville Journal, beloved old S. U. I. schoolmate of this writer, offered the comment quoted at the foot of the second column on this page, they arc preparing for by withdrawing all Ni-vcrthi-k---- ine -\dvmce sticl-s bv : t< -i forces in conquered territory. In that case JNt\ciu.Lk.,... UK .uiv.mce sticks by its jt doe , ;nl soom Hkc]y lh;d lh( , cnd win come guns. As an argument against Roosevelt in ' so soon. , • this campaign ihe broken pledge is poor j The recent Gallup poll in question isn't at stuff, and it make-: HO oclcis whether the or- : hand, but the Humboldl Independent quote:; iginal address carn.'d the qualifying phrase j an 'exchange' as .saying it showed North, and —it could be impli"d. /the fact 'is, we were i ^ oulh Da , kota . Nebraska, and Kansas for ,,..,, ... , i Dewey; also even New York, o2 to 48 pc-r all ol Ine same niinu then—rii>mi>nr:i1s. vo- I 1 -n..,,<i _.. _ . ,i_ . i , ,..,;., 'ody ; w of politics will be played. The truth is, ic- j whether democrats or republicans like it or not—THAT ANYTHING FDR says or -does till election day is political in Ihe sense it may have some bearing on the election. What is objected to by the more reasonable people is the way the democrats reach way lo make political capilal out of something else entirely. Gosh, lo hear some democrats U'.lk. it's only tfi'e democrats who are run- r.ing the war—it's only democrats who are doing the fighting and dying—and it's only 'emorrals who amount to anything. Maybe publicans, ovi.rv keep out of the showed that \ve protect ourseivr' to fight over.-' 1 democrats, re- ccnt Furthermore, up In the d ,lo of thai thought we could poll the only norlhern states going to R.OOPC- /:ir. But later developments \ vclt in P°Us had been Washington and Cali- K.I ...nlv couldn't, but must I fornia ', A , U of which is 9'i?S by lx ' 1> '' : ' ij!ic . '. .. , ans, who, however, prayoriully hope il won I by auam sending our boys ; lurn out that Gallup has pulled a Literary : and that the necessity , Digest stunt on them, was practically universally recognized has i Interesting would be an unoxpurgated ac- been shown ever since by the almost unani- count of why Gordon Gammack, of the D. mous acquiescence ol the American public. I M - Register, and throe other correspondents with the American forces in France were Under such circumstances it is not only foolish but dangerous for republicans lo resurrect the broken ulod;.;e as a campaign argument. It can :. ppeai only to inveterate republicans who v.ill vote the lickel anyway. Neither parly can win this campaign without the independent vote, and the broken pledge charge not only carries no conviction lo indi-pciiil.-nls, but is offensive to their good sense, for they cannot but feel that whatever U'.o-i veil or any oi I;E may have thought and s. id. four years ago was negatived by laier events beyond our control. Fur therm ore, republiccr; ber that when they quot sistencics tin- dcn:oe;:a.- back wilh their ow.i i'h; 1 ! 1 cy, as they are ai this v need to remcm- incon- "canned." One hint is that in their patches they didn't say enough about how smart the top commanders were. But Gammack, at least, wasn't sent there lo write home about the brass hats; his job was to 5 tell Iowa folks -about their own G. I. Joes, ! which he was doing to their entire satisfuc- • tion. i "We'll be back." boastfully threatened a Nazi broadcaster in his lasl appearance be; fore a 'mike' in Belgium. One would think i thai supermen would have more sense, i whatever their intentions in the future, than I to permit such a broadcast in the face of cle- ; feat they know to be certain, for it only added lo the determination of the Allies to prevent anything of the sort by imposing the harshest terms of surrender and occupation. and small eral at Lu Verne Monday were parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Dpocy. Miss Edith -Mitchell, , Fort Dodge, visited from < Sunday till Monday nt John Jongberg's. ' Katherine Grip'entrog,. of Dtfn- nell, Minn., visited last week at Florence Erickson's." , . ." TCO361 Big BERKSHIRE Shi Spencer, Tfiws.- Fn., Sept. You ; have heard a lot about;Berkshlres in recent years Hn«, il been the Grind Champion^ over all breeds in the Carlot show r the lastJ five years straifeht-rand sired the four Cliamnions * A.kw Hf*lm>fr'*if±t*4+*i4 •*&' GMA»*mn« «t*<l «- -. il ' i > ' 'JUS top gilts o! thit big show will sell at auction ' 't Cost. It Pa ys! AMERICAN BERKSHIRE ASSOCI ATION :il\v:iy= by quoting Dewey's ij'isl uUt.-ranccs and endeavoring to mala his party are isnla'.iu only a democratic aJ next four years can fruits of peace afu-r come ' News of the war against the Japs has of ,-s ,,r inrnnsisinn lale been P 1 '"-' 1 ^' nul( -' h Crowded out of Uu: " IJ ' "^onsihlui- d aUy papers by the thrilling dispatches from eel op- momenl doing j Europe, bill Ihe Pacific theater of Allied il ;:;!pcar that he and li-ils and that therefore ministration during the v trusted to secure the victory. thus j erations \\'ill have its turn before long, and and thc ' Tkv « military overlords who so treacii- The Labor Movement in Partisan Politics La'st week':, lead activities df !::.•• ',. !| f millet 1 , and furilu .• ised this week. The editorial \'..;; two primed four ./:. lars from ih>- "Xa Action Cuuimi'.lee." CIO coiiiiiiil'.ee i.n i other circular has c that so far UK .vi:..: 3. Apparently !!•.•. weekly till the eh :• l refeircd to tho ic;i! Action" com- ration was prom- si:: A ",csted by receipt of erously began that angle of this work! con- flick must be trembling in their shoos at the prospect. They know now what they are up against, and they know also that for them there will be no mercy. Wherein an Old Schoolmate Begs to Disagree Fred Beckman in Knoxville Journal. Our good friend of the Algona Advance. W. C. Dewel, advises republicans to steer lifvay from discussion of President \elt's campaign promise of 1040 to fathers and mothers: "Your boys and girls are not fining to be sent into any foreign wars." The evidence is positive that the president said , but it is reminiscent of the days of the ent boom in livestock here in the last days of World War I. Then hogs sold at fabulous Jive-figure prices such as $10,000. And one of these hogs, a boar of prodigous size with a bloodline that ran way back to there, was lU'inecl ''Great Wonder I Am." He was undoubtedly' one"'of"Vh'c" 'greatest boars that 1 over lived, but lie died, and other boars took his ph\a;. and hogs are still being raised, ,".nd sorri" of them pretty good hogs at that. .'3ui tin .•. rguments in those days were just :>;; furi'ivir, over hbga as over present-day ooliii'js, and each owner of a great boar was just as insistent that his particular boar was indis[.:er.s^ijle' to ;my hog raiser. The point is pimply this--thc world moves ahead with -•iiii'l disdain for the mouthings of people. Twenty years from now we'll recall this ••Great Debate- of 1944" with somewhat the same quiet humor wo recall "Great Wonder I Am." SHAVING THE HEAD of French women •.vho collaborated with the Germans is simply an expression of mob law. It solved no problem, just humiliated the woman whether justly or unjustly, and satisfied the blood- .hirst of the mob. No doubt there were many 7 'rench women who sold out to the Germans, -viih a percentage probably no higher than i,-:s occurred or would occur in any other •iu;i1ry. fim.h expressions of mob rule -:h(ju!d be deplored rather than applauded. O iHLDMAN, WHO heads the CIO Political Action CummHtce, says that group merely ;imrd to raise 81,500,000! Just pin money! And tho sad p:,rt is that it really is just pin !io!i-.y when considered with the billions that have been spent for political purposes in the last 12 years. 1« tternead-sixe circu- I l '" lt wi l nout reservation, but Mr. Dewel sees uiial CiU.ens Political which seems to be the i thinks il j no profit in argument about ihe W hi,.h he seems inclined to excuse. He i-e Since then in, and it is noticed i " ' ;xnl ' nlc ' nt arc , n. ''was in accordance with public at the time, aiicl nowhere more i th ?" , a '^" g , ^Publicans." lit would be easier to accept Mr. Dcwe o numbered— 1, 2, j point of view if it were not for the fact that to be continued j the president through the years has had th I habit uf making promises and pledges, only The letters are oui-niy lor Roosevelt. Their sole object is to IK. hi brin;.', about his election. The lale Samuel Gompers, wiio for „,.,.,,, ,.,,.,,.. ,,..,,. i.. ,.i . ,, i ,,. „, ,. ., , , trait that raises doubt about the prosidi-nl man> .ea,, '.,.s hem and ln.nl ot_thu labor Onu proniiso brokcn might b[ , a ,'„,,.,.,, slj but a long succession of pledges broken h to breai: them with the greulesl of eas indifference. Promises lo him apparently are handy and expedient devices. It is this chaiacteri-;tic movement in this country, was always opposed to unionism in politics, but ihe John L. Lewis CIO h.s thrown that notion overboard. Labor j s no\v in politics to the hilt. Thc first number epitomizes the alleged political campaign trick when he poor republican economic record under ' "" " " Harding, Cooliclue, and Hoover, then con- trusts thai record \\jth the record—us seen by the CIO—under Roosevelt, Comparative tables of republican and democratic votes in more than thai; it is u habit thul raises serious doubt about the president. Mr. Dowel suys thai "il may be admiltec that Mr. Roosevelt was possibly playing i made tin promise," and so the particular promisi should not be taken seriously enough to bi made the subject of argument. However, i is in point to ask how many political cam paign tricks should be allowed u president Mr. Roosevell's way is strewn guile thickly with them, A PROBLEM THIS county may face in the next few years is an acule drainage breakdown. Most of Ihe drains were con- rucfed 25 to 30 years ago, and are gradually silting up and collapsing. WILLKIE REMAINS^! puzzle to his friends and enemies alike. He just won play wilh either team, apparently, even the one on which he was captain. It is to be .hoped Willkie is not being a small boy abou' it, but really has some purpose to be solved !i' he '-sells out" lo either candidala, hovv- evr, he will lose stalure. SO IT SEEMS THAT Henry Wallace is go- in;.', to i',et a nice job "whan, as and if" FDF /;eis a fourth term. Probably Henry wil not consider a post as ambassador to China The last lime Henry went to China he got ihe political axe, and it has bad memories for - THE NAZIS'S SECRET weapon seems to 'tic in running our soldiers to death by go ing backward. SURPLUS OF FOOD products now in storage may force a collapse of the presen level of farm prices next year. Rationing a the present lime is said not to be necessary from a conservation measure, but just as < distribution solution. -.., ...... . . —D. E. D. FINEST WASHINGTON U. S. NO. 1 GRADE QUART JARS 65c PINT JARS Northern Grown CABBAGE LEMONS 14c CERTO 19c GRAPES Black Reiber 21bs. 35c SQUASH BUTTER CUP LB.4c JAR RUBBERS 2 pk * s Yellow VINEGAR MINNESOTA GROWN NATIONAL DULK—45-Gram Bring four Jug MASON KERR LIDS KKUIt MASON JAR CAPS nitiiT PKCTIN PEN-JEL ..: fOKT UEAUBOltN SODA CRACKERS.. I'ORT DKAllllOltN GRAHAM CRACKERS SAI.EUNO BUTTER COOKIES . NATIONAL KMUCllliD WHITE BREAD ... NATIONAL PI-Al-N RYE BREAD ...... Algona Creamery BUTTER (16 points) DELICIOUS FLAVOll FOIGER'S COFFEE. KVKitV DUOl' DELICIOUS HASH'S COFFEE .. NATIONAL COFFEE OUB BKB.' . .., COFFEE 3 NATIONAL CORN—s point* WHOLE KERNEL .. ^ CKEAM STVLE—5 Folnti CORN.. «£S CUT w GREEN BEANS .... ^ LORD MOTT—FRENCH STYLE! GREEN BEANS .... *££ TOILET SOAP SWEETHEART ... .3 c ^ Beet SUGAR 10 Ibs. VVILBEUT-S ITLOOR WAX HO'RUB WAX .... ^ 3-11). 2-lb. •DM. Lout Loaf 1-lb. Glass GllMI VEAL ROASTS FINE MEATS U. S. GRADED GOOD AMERICAN CHEESE No Limit 75 2-lb. Box ROUNP 39 Lb. 8IHMJ1N OB I-01N VEAL CHOPS . ALf. MKAT . GROUND BEEF Mi. 1.1). BEEF ROASTS Z5 C WIENERS SUQAU CUUKU BACON SQUARES 35c 23c 29c tt. IfST ILADi CUTS DUZ SOAf POWPER Pk,. SWAN SOAP e WAYS Crystal V

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